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Opioid epidemic

President Trump Speaks at Manchester, NH as he presses for the death penalty to be the solution for ending the opioid epidemic. New Hampshire has been a central hub for fentanyl and heroin which is causing countless overdoses/deaths. “According to a recent Dartmouth study, the sanctuary city of Lawrence, Massachusetts is one of the primary sources of fentanyl in six New Hampshire counties,” stated Trump.

Sofia Barassi, Mike Atlas, Cam Casciotti, and Cole Boggis

May 7, 2018

New Hampshire is the second leading state in drug overdoses per capita in the U.S. with around 500 deaths per year. The opioid epidemic has spread throughout the United States leading to more than 50,000 deaths. On March 19, President Trump visited, in his words, “[the] Drug-infested den [of],” New Hampshire, to address the opioid problem that has been plaguing th...

Performing arts beyond teaching

Eric Perry mans the drums at the December Guitar Night. Perry performed in the Spring guitar night as well, and you can expect him to perform for years to come.
“When I first started I was a bit nervous, but the more I put myself out there the more comfortable I got, it’s a great opportunity to collaborate with students,” said Perry.

Kyle Simpson and Mark Labak

May 7, 2018

Science teacher Eric Perry is currently in his third year as a Hollis Brookline High School teacher, while social studies teacher Gregory O’Brien is in his first; nonetheless, both teachers have quickly grown to be student favorites and have a unique history in the field of performing arts. Before P...

Guitar Night Strums Again

Joe Messina is featured in this banner advertising Guitar Night. All around the school, banners were put up to let people know about the show in May. “Nothing compares to what I feel on stage with the music blaring and the crowd in front of me. To say I’m excited about this Guitar Night is a grand understatement,” said Messina.

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Writer

May 1, 2018

On May 4 and May 5, Hollis Brookline will host the very popular Guitar Night in the auditorium at 7pm. Guitar night is, arguably, one of Hollis Brookline High School’s most anticipated and popular events. Hundreds of family members, friends, and teachers come to the auditorium to watch and support HB...

Camille Carson: Medicine to Biology

Camille Carson teaches both biology and chemistry. Students and teachers both commend her ability to make connections with those she teaches. “She is able to make good connections with the students. She takes the time to get to know them,” said Thompson.

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Every year, Hollis Brookline High School welcomes new teachers to the staff, hoping to work with passionate faculty who have a desire to help students. Camille Carson is one of those teachers. This 2017-2018 school year, HBHS welcomed Carson, a biology and chemistry teacher, to the science department. ...

Veterinary Science class trip to FFA convention

Juniors Cassidy Pigott, Mackenzie Wood, and Olivia Valentine, with some of their veterinary science classmates from Alvirne and Nashua. The class has been preparing months for this convention and are very excited to go to nationals. “Overall, it was a very nice weekend!” said Wood ‘19.

Lindsey Woods, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Hollis Brookline students taking the veterinary science class at Alvirne High School in Hudson, New Hampshire took a trip to the Omni Mt. Washington Resort Hotel located in Bretton Woods, NH for the Future Farmers of America convention from April 5 to April 7. The FFA convention was open to any student t...

Academics and the consequential environment at Hollis Brookline High School

Teagan Hudzik ‘19 studies a detailed text in Mrs.Illingworth’s AP Language and Composition class. All of the “AP Lang” students are preparing for their exams in May. “I take 5 [AP Classes]. I just feel like it is good to challenge myself… I really like learning,” said another AP Language and Composition student, Dhruv Miglani ‘19.

Hannah Riseman, Emmie White, and Kyle Bentall

May 1, 2018

It is well-known that Hollis Brookline High School has a fantastic academic program. Why else would the school consistently rank in the top 5 high schools in New Hampshire? However, with these high academic achievements comes stress and what many feel to be excessive school work. These and other contribut...

Stellaris Utopia: a great expansion to an already great game

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

Summer vacation is, to many people, an abundance of free time with seemingly infinite possibilities. In some cases, there’s so much free time that filling it might seem like a problem. It’s good news, then, that the critically acclaimed 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate) game Stellaris fro...

A comprehensive review of RWBY

RWBY has achieved remarkable fan response since its pilot. From left to right: main characters Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long.

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

May 19, 2017

Disclosure: This review contains spoilers   As the first original franchise developed by web content giant RoosterTeeth, creators of the popular machinima (a film made using the engine of a video game) Red vs. Blue, RWBY seemed to have everything going for it. Not only was the American-made...

Got gadgets? Half a dozen gadgets for school and dorm life

An assortment of helpful gadgets.

Carly Mack, Web Editor

May 12, 2017

In this age of technology, gadgets can be especially helpful in the academic field. Some of the most helpful advances in modern technology often go unnoticed by the majority of people. That being said, here are a couple of the best gadgets to improve and facilitate your school experience.   ...

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