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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 ...

Homecoming tradition continues to entertain

Homecoming tradition continues to entertain

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October, Showcase

This year’s Homecoming festivities were a blowout success, with higher attendance among both upper and lower classmen, quality concessions, and genuinely good spirits all around. The event ran from 7-10 p.m. in the mini-gym, with concessions situated in the main gym. The music was provided by stude...

You Won’t BELIEVE What Student Council is up to!

You Won’t BELIEVE What Student Council is up to!

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October

Student council: a group that often goes overlooked by the student body at large, yet they are at the core of all that goes on for their class, especially  senior year. Without the Student Council, though, many of the essential parts of senior year would not happen: prom, senior trips, and the senior pr...

“Lad in a Battle” visits HBHS

“Lad in a Battle” visits HBHS

Noah Penasack, News Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, October

On Oct. 10, students at Hollis Brookline High School gathered to listen to James Orrigo, founder and CEO of “Lad in a Battle”, during sixth period in the community auditorium. The motivational presentation focused on encouraging students at HBHS to take negative situations in life and turn them into posi...

A run for Us

A run for Us

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, October

On Thursday September 28th, 148 teachers and staff from across the district came together to participate in the first annual 2Run5k, a road race held on the HBHS campus. The race, a new addition to the community calendar, was created as a way to raise money in support for local charities, encouragin...

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