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Game Results – Wednesday 1/8

Sports, Writer

January 10, 2020

Results from Wednesday - January 8th :   In a match-up of two of the top teams in Division II Girls Basketball  , the Cavaliers came out on top of Lebanon by a score of 70-63. Christina Balsamo led the team in scoring with 28 pts. while Elisabeth Stapelfeld chipped in 16 and Elizabeth Bonne...

How do Water Bottle Refill stations save plastic from the environment?

At HBHS, the new water bottle refill stations are a sight to see. These stations have helped to save thousands of plastic water bottles from the environment since their introduction to the school. “We may not see it immediately, but there are worse consequences than we might be aware of,” said Thompson.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

January 8, 2020

Plastic has always had a lasting negative impact on our society. It doesn’t decompose quickly after it’s thrown away, which makes it bad for the environment. It can end up in our ecosystem and cause problems for the wildlife there. Water dispensers are one way we can help to stop the spread of plas...

A new wave of athletes

The swim team is hard at work on a Thursday afternoon at the Nashua Boys and Girls Club. Preparing for their first meet of the season this weekend, they are striving to beat their personal times. “The environment is more relaxed than other sports and not as hard core,” said Bardani

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

As the snow begins to fall again, winter sports take action at Hollis-Brookline High School. Just like basketball, wrestling and other winter sports, the Hollis-Brookline Swim Team works hard throughout the winter season at the Nashua Boys and Girls Club. Swimming is an individual sport where athlet...

Game Results – Tuesday 1/7

Sports, Writer

January 8, 2020

Results from Tuesday - January 7th :   The Unified Basketball team lost a hard fought game against Pembroke Academy 57-55.  The scoring was lead by Jasmine Coutermash and Katelyn Heidel.       The Boys Varsity Basketball team improved to 2-1 with a 65-63 win over Manchester West. Matt Dias...

TikTok takeover

A Hollis-Brookline student uses TikTok during class instead of paying attention to the lecture. The social media app has teens all over the world distracted from their daily activities, such as school, homework and jobs. “I spend one to two hours every day,” said Peyton O’Connor ‘20.

TJ McKenna, Assistant Sports Editor

January 7, 2020

It all started as a joke. This new TikTok app seemed so stupid that everyone needed to download it to have a taste of what it was all about. Unfortunately, though, once the download occurs, there’s no going back. The addiction starts by watching a couple TikToks on the renowned "For You" page, which ...

The Musicians of Guitar Night

Guitar Night fueled for some huge performances by brothers Sean and Alex Tisa ‘21. The twins rocked the audience with all of their sets, combining for seven songs on the night. “Once we got on stage, it all turned out great,” said guitarist Sean Tisa ‘21.

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

On Dec. 13, Hollis Brookline held its much anticipated 90’s themed Guitar Night. The three hour event was a sight to see as students and staff from across all grades came to perform some of the 90’s most coveted songs.  One participant, Sean Tisa ‘21, played five songs during the night on hi...

Some universities are now opting to go SAT/ACT optional

Many schools, such as Assumption College, no longer require test scores. This change benefited the students who didn’t do very well on the SAT/ACT tests by allowing them to shine in the face of a university’s admissions staff. “Test optional schools allow for students to shine in other areas other than academics,” said Joey Ferro ‘20.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

January 7, 2020

This time of the year is critical for HBHS seniors-it is time to fill out college applications. The process of college applications is a daunting one, since there are a lot of steps involved in it. One of these steps is taking a variety of  standardized tests, such as the SAT and the ACT.   Tod...

Game Results – Monday 1/6

Sports, Writer

January 7, 2020

Results from Monday - 1/6/20   The Girls Basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 55-22 win over Manchester West. The JV's improved to 2-0 with a win over Manchester.   Games for Tuesday : 1/7/20   Boys V/JV Basketball at Manchester West, bus at 3:45pm, JV game at 5:30p...

Popcorn Tuesdays are Back

HBHS Students line up each Tuesday to buy great popcorn for a great price.

Kateri Torgersen, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

After a long summer of popcorn-less Tuesdays, the 2019-2020 school year has brought them right back into the lives of Hollis-Brookline students. Now on their third year of serving popcorn during CavBlock, the Life Skills class students have decided to change it up a little this year.  With the new Ad...

Game Results – Saturday 1/4

Sports, Writer

January 6, 2020

Results from Saturday - January 4th :   The Ice Hockey team lost a tough one 5-4 in OT at Berlin-Gorham. Scoring was led by Sal Vella with 2 goals and Cole Giersch with a goal and an assist while Aidan Row chipped in with a goal, and Jared Sanborn and Aidan Chretien with assists   &nb...

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