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Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Stephanie Buchanan and Nicole Poitras
April 15, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Penny Wars is a unique concept for a great cause. The annual competition for copper is a battle between each grade to see who can collect the most money. The catch is that the only donations that count positively are those in pennies. Each grade gets a bucket during lunch and anyone who is willing to co...

HB takes on Large Group

HB takes on Large Group

Natalie Lewis, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under April, News

On Saturday, March 19, Hollis Brookline’s concert band and wind ensemble traveled to Bow High School to compete in the annual NHMEA Large Group Festival.   The festival hosted schools from all over New Hampshire, as each school brought their collaborative talents to make up an eclectic repr...

Robotics travels to Boston University

Robotics travels to Boston University

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Last weekend, Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST Robotics team led by twelve mentors and about fifty students traveled to Boston University for their second season competition. What is so impressive about this program is that it is run by the students. The adults who are there are only mentors and ...

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under March, News

In the midst of spring sports, the musical, and various other HB happenings, a very special question was popped to a number of teachers here at school. No--no engagements happened, but several chaperones were selected  in preparation for the annual event that every senior class waits year long for: prom...

The perfect score

The perfect score

Emma Dougherty, News Editor
April 1, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

AP Testing. Two words that most upperclassmen dread while looking forward to the coming May and the eventual end of the school year. The endless study sessions, expensive AP prep material, and repetitive review for the various AP classes sends a chill through most students.   Yet, las...

Issue heard ’round the world

Issue heard ’round the world

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
March 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday March 22, at 7a.m. in Belgium (3a.m. in the U.S.), twin blasts hit Zaventem airport, where eleven people were killed. Around an hour later, another bomb exploded in Maelbeek metro station, leaving twenty people dead. Over 240 people were injured in the attack. Hours later, ISIS claimed...

STEM Fair

STEM Fair

Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under March, News, Showcase

  On March 28, 2016, the Hollis Brookline Middle School hosted their first annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fair for students from K-6. Companies such as BAE Systems, iRobot and Sub Zero attended to show off their technology and involve the younger generation in techn...

Second day of Spring: Snow day?

Second day of Spring: Snow day?

Teresa Randlett, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Mother Nature continued to surprise the residents of southern New Hampshire this past Monday, even on a day classified to be the second day of Spring. On March 21st, instead of springtime sunshine, snow and ice covered the grounds of Hollis-Brookline, resulting in an official  SAU-41 snow day. Althou...

Paint the walls down

Paint the walls down

Tristan Machon, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under February, News

Our Interior decorating class definitely stands out, even among the other electives at HBHS. While completing their regular assignments, which the students do in class, they also have the option take on a renovation project for one of the staff to redesign their room and then do a powerpoint presentati...

POL contestant: the next stanza

POL contestant: the next stanza

Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Poetry Out Loud is a nationwide poetry recitation competition for high school students. Participating classes of all grade levels at HB assigned each student to memorize a poem from PoetryOutLoud.org and present it to their individual class. Each classroom winner memorized a second poem and competed in t...

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