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The storefront on Main Street in Brookline will remain desolate until a new buyer attempts to rekindle the once bright glow emanating from within. Pure Foods left Brookline in mid-March in order to make the move to Westford, Massachusetts. The Covid-19 pandemic was not easy on the small business, and neither was the small town it called home.

Purely Vacant

Cayden Plummer, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Even here in “Live free or Die” New Hampshire where businesses have been open for months, generating foot traffic has been a tough chore for many business owners. The Covid-19 pandemic has not been...

Remote learning has been different for everyone this year and we have all experienced some type of remote learning. Hollis Brookline students still have the choice to choose to be in person or remote. “I don't enjoy long periods of remote learning but sometimes it is a good break,” said Samantha Messina ‘21.

Remote learning in depth

Abigail Brown, Op-Ed Editor April 6, 2021

Quarter three is almost over at Hollis Brookline High School. This year at HB the school has made decisions at times to have all HB students learn remotely. Students have also had the choice to be remote...

This year Hollis Brookline held spirit week May 15-19. This year, the seniors won the spirit week competition. “Spirit week is fun for everyone,” said Oetjetns ‘21.

Spirit Week

Abigail Brown, Op-Ed Editor April 6, 2021

This year at Hollis-Brookline High School from March 15-19, spirit week took place for all students and staff. Spirit week is a friendly competition between classes on who has the most spirit, by dressing...

Students prepare for the possible reality of having to slow dance while maintaining social distance.

No dancing at prom: Rumor or Reality?

Sean Tisa, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

The day has finally come. After weeks of shopping for the perfect dress or tuxedo, you finally arrive at Beaver Brook for senior prom. The lights slowly dim, you anxiously walk to the dance floor with...

Graduation pods from the graduation of the class of 2020. Three seats per pod were given to each student providing them two parents or guardians to sit with them while they graduated. While the pod setup was upsetting to some due to limits to the amount of people in the pod, it allowed for a safe way to recognize the graduates' accomplishments.

New Class Rank Policy

Rachel Brown, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

On January 21 of this year, the Cooperative school board voted to change their policy on Class Rank from a top ten system to a Latin Honors system. The new policy states that the practice of a top ten...

This year, the HB Red Cross Club has organized a Blood Drive on Friday, April 16 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm at the Lawrence Barn. “A lot of people don’t realize that you can start donating at the age of 16 with a parent’s consent. High School students are able and encouraged to donate!” added Mulligan.

Blood Drive at the Lawrence Barn on April 16

Rory Klauber, News Editor March 30, 2021

Interested in giving help to the community but keeping your distance because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?   One of the many ways people in the greater Hollis-Brookline area can help is...

Students of the senior class ‘prompose’ to Matthew Portu, asking him to chaperone for this year’s prom during spirit week on Tropical Tuesday. Even with the changes to this year’s spirit week, the students and staff are still able to have fun and show their spirit. “Even though things are really different this year I’m still making the best of it by dressing up with friends, having fun costumes and trying to have the most spirit,” said Julianna Cora ‘21.

In the World of Spirit Week during a Pandemic

Grace Blaisdell, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

As Spirit Week finally arrives, you feel the excitement slowly start to build up. You gather up with your friends for a group photo in your matching outfits for Wizard Wednesday with your stick wands in...

Hollis Brookline senior Josh Parr ‘21 supports local businesses by visiting The Alamo BBQ & Tequila Bar in Brookline, NH.

Hollis Brookline Student Council “adopts” local businesses

Sean Tisa, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has practically brought the world to a stand still, and nobody has felt the impacts as directly as local business owners. So when Sam Shepard, class of 2022, proposed...

Hollis Brookline High School senior, Jack Robinson, (third from right) poses with a few members and advisors from Troop 12 on the top of Mt. Sauk in Washington state. “My favorite part of scouts was being presented with the ability to experience so much in the outdoors and I also received some invaluable experience in leadership,” said Robinson.

Hollis Boy Scouts earning their Eagle Scout rank

Rory Klauber, News Editor March 17, 2021

Trustworthy. Loyal. Helpful. Friendly. Courteous. Kind. Obedient. Cheerful. Thrifty. Brave. Clean. Reverent. In order to become a Scout, you always need to try to follow all 12 of the qualities above to...

Some schools calculate class rank and some students provide it to colleges. Class rank is the top 10% of students in their graduating class that get recognized. “I think doing away with class rank will create a more equal environment,” said Barnes, the principal of Hollis Brookline High School.

Class Rank

Abigail Brown, Op-Ed Editor March 15, 2021

This year will be the last year Hollis Brookline High School decides Salutatorian and Valedictorian. The graduating class of 2021 will be the last class to see class rank. Class rank is another way colleges...

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