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A quick recap of 2018 Freshman Orientation

A quick recap of 2018 Freshman Orientation

Emmie White, Assistant Head Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, September, Showcase

On August 29, the incoming freshmen and nearly 50 transfer students were invited to the annual HBHS Freshman Orientation Day where they familiarized themselves with their new school. Every year, orientation introduces the incoming freshmen and transfer students to their new classrooms, teachers, and...

Red Cross Club’s Spring blood drive

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018


Filed under June, News

Last month, people from the Hollis Brookline community lined up at the middle school and high school to donate blood in order to save countless lives. This event was orchestrated by the Red Cross Club, HBHS English teacher and club advisor, Heidi Foster, and HBHS health teacher, Erin White. For many,...

Move-in Day for the U.S. Jerusalem Embassy

Move-in Day for the U.S. Jerusalem Embassy

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under June, News, Showcase

As a ceremony commences to open the new controversial United States Embassy in Jerusalem, not so far away on the Gaza border, an estimated 2,700 protesters were injured, leaving an estimated 58 people dead by Israeli armed forces. The havoc was sparked by President Trump’s decision to move the U.S....

The future of school funding

The future of school funding

Liam Grant, Leila Caplan, and Harry Bates

May 9, 2018


Filed under May, News, Showcase

Recently, schools across the United States have started to look toward outside support in the form of private donations and local business sponsorship to increase education funding. This has become an increasingly popular alternative during the last few years due to rising school budgets nationwide. I...

Opioid epidemic

Opioid epidemic

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

May 7, 2018


Filed under May, News

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...

Student reading at HBHS

Student reading at HBHS

Harry Bates and Kaleigh Whalen

May 6, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Why are students not reading as much as they used to? With the new era of technology at students’ fingertips across the nation, teachers tend to think students are only reading via social media. New technology has been engraved into generation Z’s minds without even realizing it. With communicatio...

Christine Heaton and her Outstanding Library Program of the Year

Christine Heaton and her Outstanding Library Program of the Year

Emmie White, News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School’s very own Christine Heaton, librarian, has been awarded the 2018 NHSLMA Outstanding Library Program award for the fantastic library she has imagined, developed, and fostered over the last five years. On March 28, Heaton was sent a letter by the NHSLMA (New Hampshire School...

The quest for 1600

The quest for 1600

Max Porter, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

The SAT is one of the most important tests of everyone’s high school career. Every year, students at HBHS eagerly walk into the gymnasium, nervous about what is to come. During the longest three hours and 50 minutes of their lives, students are tested in sections of math, reading, and writing. Man...

Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

British data firm and political strategist group, Cambridge Analytica, has come into light recently, after now former Research Director and part-founder, Chris Wylie, said the company assisted the 2016 Trump presidential campaign in directly targeting American Facebook users with pro-Trump advertisements. ...

Survivors turned political activists

Survivors turned political activists

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Amidst the horrors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting of Feb. 14, 2018, many new national voices have emerged, speaking promptly and powerfully about what happened and what needs to be done. These voices the voice of high school students. Two of the most well known voices are from students ...

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