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Dog of the week 🐕 1-6

Dog of the week features the adorable pets of the Hollis-Brookline community with the goal of curating a collection of cute animal photos for everyone's enjoyment. Enjoy this week's dog of the week submitted by Joshua Ide '20!

January 11, 2019

Presenting Oakley, this week's Dog of the Week (submitted by Joshua Ide, Class of 2020)

HB the People

Students in HBHS’s AP U.S. Government class stand outside of the NH Legislative Building after winning their district hearing. Out of the six units of the We The People text, HB got the highest score for three units, qualifying them to move to the state level. “[Students are] always very competitive,” said AP U.S. History teacher Trevor Duval. “I’m always impressed by their depth of knowledge and understanding.”

First Row (left to right) Rachel Ash ‘19, Teagan Hudzik ‘19, Kay Partridge ‘19, AP US Government teacher Trevor Duval Second Row: Zaki Quereshy ‘19, Tess Crooks ‘19, Cordelia Scales ‘19, Nicole Plummer ‘19, Robbie Dwyer ‘19 Third Row: Rachel Cerato ‘19, Caroline Smith ‘19, Jillian O’Hara ‘19, Jacob Ponders ‘19 Fourth Row: Maya Ruvido ‘19, Myah Caplan ‘19, Emma Pellerin ‘19, Tristain Hoenninger ‘19 Fifth Row: Jack Sinclair ‘19, Joe Caswell ‘19, Madoc Lewis ‘19, Alex Dougherty ‘19, Kyle Swope ‘19

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

January 10, 2019

On Dec. 7, students in Hollis Brookline High School’s AP U.S. Government class traveled to Concord, NH to compete in the district We The People hearing. HBHS students were joined by three other high schools at the NH Legislative Building to be tested on their knowledge of the US Constitution and Gove...

Hollis’ surprising amount of pizzerias

Monument Square Market is located at 4 Monument Square, Hollis. It has the best pizza, even if a little pricey. “We use all premium ingredients,” said Bourdreau.

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

January 8, 2019

Hollis’ small population of 7,800 supports the local businesses of the well known Monument Sq. Market, the homely Hollis House of Pizza, and the relatively unknown Pizzeria Zacharia. Pizza has long been a staple food for Friday hangouts, elementary school pizza parties and birthdays. Cheap and easy t...

Does this weather predictor put weathermen everywhere to shame?

From the Farmers Almanac website, this map of the US shows its predictions for the 2018-2019 winter, warm and wet. Not very wintery but at least it's not absolutely freezing cold.

Avery Desruisseau, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

As seasoned New Englanders, most of us know to hunker down and suffer through the bitter cold winds and heavy snow falls winter loves to bring us. We look at weather apps on our phones, watch the news and everything in between to try and find out what mother nature has in store for us. Could the answ...

HBHS FACS holds its 14th annual gingerbread house contest

The winning gingerbread house, titled “The Slammer,” was a miniature version of a prison, complete with pretzel fences and candy barbed wire. “It was a great experience creating this masterpiece with my group,” said Brodie Kelly ‘19, one of the creators of the winning gingerbread house. Her other group members included Natalie Cook ‘19, Ryan Coutu ‘20, and Chelsea Macnamara ‘19.

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

During the week prior to Christmas break, a pop of color emerged atop the library bookshelves in a unique form: gingerbread houses. These sugary treats were a festive addition to the library as well as a friendly competition for their creators. Assembled by Foods and Nutrition I and II students, the...

Dog of the week 🐕 12-30

Dog of the week features the adorable pets of the Hollis-Brookline community with the goal of curating a collection of cute animal photos for everyone's enjoyment. Enjoy this week's dog of the week submitted by English teacher Heather Hamilton!

January 4, 2019

Introducing.... The Great Gatsby!   Submitted by Heather Hamilton

And your president is…Oprah?

In two years time the “I voted” stickers will be handed back out. Will you be voting for Oprah if she runs? Take the poll to vote and see what your classmates think!

Joe Messina, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Yes, you read that right. At the Golden Globes Sunday Jan 7, Oprah stole the show for many reasons. Now, everyone is speculating that the TV Host will run for president in 2020 after her intense speech at the awards ceremony. Oprah has had an incredible career in entertainment. She has made an impact ...

Chamber Festival

Students travelled to Timberlane Regional High School to attend the Chamber Festival. “I hope to gain experience playing in a type of ensemble that I’ve never played in before,” said Jack Sinclair ‘19, who participated in the event.

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2018

On Saturday, January 13, seven Hollis Brookline High School students attended the All State Chamber Music Festival at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, NH. All State auditions were held in November and required student musicians to play scales and prepared pieces, as well as a sight readi...

HB’s series of unfortunate events

Sitting dormant after erupting with water on January 3, the sinks in the science classroom are now fixed and working. It was an unfortunate coincidence that the water was not working at the time of the charger’s explosion. “I had to put snow on my hand to help with the burn,” said India Bremer ‘21.

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 29, 2018

It was a hectic day at HB on Wednesday, January 3, to say the least. This first week back from Christmas break was riddled with two-hour delays, and on Wednesday, the students were released early due to a few mishaps within the building. During sixth period, students began noticing that the water was ...

Make way for midterms

Students at HB gear up for midterms. Some stress, others relax, but most would rather not take them at all. Even still, most of HB anticipates studying, even if only for an hour. “I am confident, but I still get the feeling that I am not fully prepared,” said Maxim Desyatov ‘21.

Michael Friedman, News Editor

January 29, 2018

Midterms have dawned on us again. The finale of the second quarter-- and, the first semester-- comes with a two hour assessment. For some, this either brings a grade boost or presents a half day break, but for others it is a burden of dredging up long-forgotten material for a stressful week. We have r...

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