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Southern Rock Night

Southern Rock Night

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under December, News, Showcase

On Friday night, Hollis Brookline students and teachers will be taking to the stage to perform in Southern Rock Night. Although this event is held every year, it always has a different theme. This year’s chosen genre of Southern rock will be a big change from last year’s British Invasion, but it promis...

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, November

On Nov. 15, the Red Cross Club held their annual blood drive in the mini-gym, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in hopes of receiving lots of donated blood for the American Red Cross to distribute where necessary. The club members themselves helped to check donors in and out of the mini-gym and worked with...

Walkaround at HBHS

Walkaround at HBHS

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, November, October, School Remodeling, Showcase

The Facilities Committee hosted a presentation and tour at the high school Monday, October 23 to inform community members of the proposed changes to the campus and the building. At the walkaround tour, visitors were able to see the current conditions of the weight room and mezzanine level storage...

French club attracts crowds for Parler pour Parler

French club attracts crowds for Parler pour Parler

Noah Penasack, News Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under News, November

French club reaffirmed its popularity on Wednesday, October 25, with their second event of the year: Parler pour Parler. According to Madame Faucher, “Parler pour Parler” roughly translates to “to speak just to speak,” but speaking French isn’t all it involves. The event drew many peopl...

Help save a life, it’s in your blood

Help save a life, it’s in your blood

Patrick Bloniasz, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, November

The HBHS Red Cross club is  holding a community blood drive on Nov 15 in Hollis Brookline High School’s mini-gym. Blood donations from individuals 16 and older will be accepted from 8am-1pm. Online registrations are strongly encouraged, and can be done by clicking on “blood drives.”   The student led group--advised by English Department Head, Heidi Foster--has been holding a...

New teachers transition to the new year

New teachers transition to the new year

Michael Friedman, News Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, November, Showcase

The beginning of the school year offers a rough transition between the easy-going summer months to the long trek of academic growth ahead. While every student remembers the harsh first quarter of freshman year, a stark difference from the middle school with which they had been acquainted, not many s...

Potential facilities changes at HBHS

Potential facilities changes at HBHS

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, November, School Remodeling

The Hollis-Brookline Cooperative School Board met in the middle school library Sept. 19 to discuss the proposed changes to the high school. The Facilities Committee hopes to add a second floor in the space above the current weight room to fit a robotics lab, transform the weight room into a cross-tra...

It’s college time!

It’s college time!

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, November, Showcase

As if the beginning of the school year didn’t include enough already, an immensely large percentage of seniors are trying to cram in college applications as well. Seniors who are applying to college are currently working on their CommonApps, filing for need and merit based scholarships, finalizing ...

Farm fresh Fridays

Farm fresh Fridays

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, October, Showcase

October is a wonderful month, featuring Halloween, fall, and pumpkin-spiced everything; but did you know it’s National Farm to School Month? “Farm to School” is a partnership program dedicated to bringing in local foods from nearby farms for students to eat in the cafeteria. Hollis Brookline is ...

Coffee Diem: Siege the Day

Coffee Diem: Siege the Day

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October

This Friday yields one of the most exciting and anticipated in-school events of the year, the AP Physics I Trebuchet day. Every year, the physics students of Hollis Brookline High School lay awake in their beds on treb day eve, listening for the sound of the *clop clop clop* of trebuchet wheels moving on ...

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