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Bear Watch at HBHS

Bear Watch at HBHS

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer
May 12, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Last week, administrators spotted a bear roaming around closely outside the building. The staff made an effort to keep all students safe and sound within the school. The bear left the grounds soon after arriving without making any disturbances, going unnoticed by many of the students and staff in th...

Sophomore Games Night

Sophomore Games Night

Logan Collins, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under April, News

  On March 16th, the HBHS Class of 2018 participated in a fundraiser called the “Sophomore Games Night.” The goal of the night was to allow member of the sophomore class to meet fellow  students in a comfortable setting and hopefully create some new friendships.   After paying a five dollar entrance fee, stu...

‘DOS’ for the GSA

‘DOS’ for the GSA

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
May 1, 2016
Filed under News

The Day of Silence happens every year; this year it fell on Friday, April 15. The Day of Silence is an annual event that is sponsored by Gay Straight Alliances (GSA) all across the country. Participants can take the vow of silence for the day to help bring attention to the silencing effect as well as...

A new addition to the school

A new addition to the school

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

HBHS Spanish teacher Mrs. Robbins (formerly known as Sheehan) and her husband Joe Robbins welcomed Layla Joy Robbins into the world at 8:53 p.m. on Friday April 15. Baby Robbins is 7 pounds and only 20 inches. Robbins left school early in the morning on Wednesday April 13. her friends, family, and st...

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Yesterday was red, white, and blue, but today HB tasted the rainbow. Tie Dye was the theme for this last day prior to the closing ceremony. Students did not disappoint; the popular pattern was visible throughout the halls as far as the eye could see, whether on shirts, pants - or, on some students, b...

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under April, News

Oh say can you see all of the spirit? Today the halls of Hollis Brookline were painted red, white, and blue for USA Day. Many students went all out, dressing themselves in patriotic hats, suspenders, sunglasses, shorts, and flashing necklaces. Others chose a low-key look, such as Nate Corsetti ‘17, wh...

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 19, 2016
Filed under April, News

Although this morning’s weather proved a little soggy and cold, it didn’t dampen HB’s spirit. Students participating in Spirit Week brought in the warmth of the islands with tropical shirts, leis, straw hats, and even one or two ukuleles.   The energy from yesterday’s opening ceremo...

StuCo update: April

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
April 19, 2016
Filed under News

On April 14th, the student council discussed many of the upcoming events that will soon  be taking place at HBHS. All seniors who plan on attending the Senior Trips will need to pick up a packet from the main office. The trips chosen this year are Six Flags in Agawam, MA (6/7) and Brownstone in P...

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 18, 2016
Filed under April, News

The first day of Spirit Week here at HBHS kicked off today with a comfortable start: Pajama Day. Students flocked into school donned in bathrobes and bunny slippers to gain spirit points for their class.   After a slightly confusing schedule, the entirety of HB packed into the gymnasium, wher...

Showing the spirit: The week ahead

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 16, 2016
Filed under April, News

As the Penny Wars wrapped up with Friday’s final bell, it’s now just a question of who will earn the ultimate Spirit Week victory.   Find out who won the wars when Spirit Week kicks off this Monday, April 18.   Preparations are already underway[and nearly complete] for the coveted stretch befo...

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