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New Chemistry Teacher

New Chemistry Teacher

Isabel Keefe, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

This fall, after losing two teachers, Maryanne Rotelli and Deborah Maloney, the science department at HBHS hired recent college graduate Megan Cleary to fill the need. Cleary has been out of college for two years, after graduating from Keene State University. “It is her first time teaching, but she...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Avery Webb, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion, Showcase

With every new season comes its traditions. For autumn, the tradition seems to be that everything becomes pumpkin-scented or flavored, including candles, muffins, and even Oreos. The face of autumn comfort, however, is pumpkin coffee. We New Englanders love our coffee, and pumpkin coffee gives us the...

The Worst Fall Tradition

The Worst Fall Tradition

Jonathan Brunkhardt, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion, Showcase

Along with the changing of the leaves and sweater weather comes the pumpkin spice craze. Pumpkin spice is a staple for fall coffee shops, and it is highly anticipated by people across the country. Hordes of people from all over will be rushing to get in the Starbucks line as soon as they see that pumpki...

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...

Tromboning will save your life someday

Tromboning will save your life someday

Joseph Schunemann, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

...his encore performance of It’s a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong had the kind of tone that could swaddle up a baby in that kinda way that they’d never wanna be let go.

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...

Spooky Halloween 2017

Spooky Halloween 2017

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Features, November

Halloween started around 2,000 years ago in what is now Ireland and Northern France. Today we celebrate with trick-or-treating, dressing up in elaborate costumes, decorating homes and throwing bashes with friends. For some students, it’s not that big of a deal, but they still enjoy some aspects of it. “I...

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