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Fly with Physics Students

The students lined the softball field as they test their final trebuchet constructions. The kids had over a month to prepare for such a feat and, even though stressful, it was still exciting. “Our group has had a lot of fun designing it and going through the process,” said Plummer.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

November 5, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 1, physics students dressed in their finest Halloween attire and made their way to the softball field to allow their hard work on their trebuchets to be put on display. Trebuchet Day is highly anticipated every year, along with the accompanying Halloween pep rally that occurs in the af...

Game Results – Saturday 11/2 and Sunday 11/3

Sports, Writer

November 4, 2019

Results from Saturday/Sunday - November 2nd /3rd:   The Volleyball team lost to Portsmouth, 3-2, in the quarter-final round of the NHIAA Division I Volleyball Tournament. The Clippers came back from a 2-0 deficit, winning 3 straight for the win. Match scores were 25-9, 25-15, 24-26, 22-25...

The End of an Era

Jack Delaney plays his favorite acoustic guitar in Martha's Vineyard. Jack started playing his sophomore year and has fallen in love with the instrument. “I’m proud that he is doing what he wants to do,” said Marc-Andre Thermitus 21’.

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Growing up, every kid wants to follow in their older sibling’s footsteps, but the fourth Delaney son took the road less traveled. The Delaney family is well known for their athletics and dominance in Hollis Brookline football. Now, for the first time in 10 seasons, there won’t be a Delaney playing on...

Should music programs have a home in high schools?

Members of the Honors Jazz Band pose with their instruments at the end of rehearsal. The Honors Jazz Band plays everyday during Period 4. “HBHS would be at a serious disadvantage if they deprived their students of a music program,” said Mary Martin ‘20.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

November 4, 2019

At HBHS, band and choir classes are available along with electives such as Music Theory, Guitar and Improv. This allows students to bring out their creative side on their own, even if they don’t want to participate in an ensemble. Given the choice, students are encouraged to use the right side of their ...

Wouldn’t That Be A Treat

Moments before trick or treaters filled the streets and Halloween festivities begin. The Amherst Village hosts a Halloween extravaganza every year, with each house trying to outdo the next. “Halloween is a great time to enjoy with friends and make forever lasting memories,” Said HB senior Alex Lee.

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Halloween falls on October 31, making every year a mystery as to what day of the week our spooky holiday will fall on. Unfortunately for the class of 2020, Halloween fell on a school night every single year, of this class’s entire high school career. Making it hard for students to fully enjoy the hol...

The responsibility of the citizenry

Teagan Hudzik ‘19 stands outside the polling station in Hollis, campaigning for himself as a representative write-in. Although Hudzik was aware he was extremely unlikely to be elected, his stand showed that he took interest in the civic functioning of the United States government. “It’s important to let your voice be heard. The whole cornerstone of our democracy is about participation in elections...Young people are very much so underrepresented in electoral politics and it’s really vital that their voice be heard… everyone’s voice deserves to be heard.”

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 5, 2018

The phrases “civic duty” and “service to our country” are often used in the same sentence, and refer almost exclusively to the significance of the military or voting. While military service is a vital form of public duty, and voting is truly a pillar of democracy, serving the country doesn’t n...

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

“Special Forces Soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrol a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan with Afghan National Army commandos from the 207th Kandak, April 12.” -Spc Joseph A Wilson

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2018

As American politics appear to be in perennial turmoil, the focus of the American population has turned away from foreign policy. In times of great domestic turmoil, it is easy for national politics to become self-centered, but as the greatest geopolitical force in the world, the United States has a ...

Boys Basketball: What’s to come?

Pictured is Grant Snyder '20 playing last season vs. Goffstown. The team, this year, hopes to do just as well. “We will have a lot of speed this year. Don't sleep on us,” said Snyder.

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

The 2017-2018 Boys Varsity Basketball team was the one to beat in the NHIAA Division II tournament. The boys finished their regular season in first place with a 19-2 record, and they were granted a bye week in the first round of the tournament. They defeated Milford, Merrimack Valley and Oyster River to foll...

The $10,000 hit

 Milan Lucic #27 sits on, rookie, Mathieu Joseph after checking him. The hit cost Lucic a 10 minute penalty and $10k. “Part of the reason we have Looch [Lucic] here is to take care of teammates, and he did that,” said Todd McLellan who is head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

November 19, 2018

Milan Lucic, assistant captain for the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, has been fined $10,000 and was given a 10 minute game misconduct penalty, which means he spent 10 minutes in the penalty box for just that, a body check on Tampa Bay Lightning player, Mathieu Joseph during the third  period of their gam...

The fate of Homecoming

Students dance at the Harvest Ball in the mini gym on Nov 2. “There was more effort into planning it, so it's gonna be better,” Patel stated in the days leading up to the dance. Increased organisation and planning of the dance this year likely increased attendance at the event.

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

The beginning of a new school year is so much more than just a bitter end to summer. It brings new classes, new friends, and at most schools, a highly anticipated (and well-funded) homecoming dance. Hollis Brookline High School, however, is a glaring exception. In fact, the traditional homecoming danc...

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