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Hollis-Brookline basketball ready to build off last year

Players gather in a huddle during a timeout in last winter’s game vs. Hanover. HB went on to win this game to set them up well for the playoffs.
November 18, 2020

On March 15, 2020, Governor Sununu issued all New Hampshire public schools to transfer to remote learning, effectively ending all NHIAA playoff games. This resulted in the Division II boys basketball quarterfinals...

How COVID-19 has affected my life and the lives of others

The pandemic has affected lots of people's lives. Over the last few months everything has changed, and people have had to make changes in their lives for example wearing masks. As long as we are there for each other and are patient, we can get through this.
October 31, 2020

In March 2020, schools, stores, and public places began shutting down due to health concerns from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This affected everybody's life in many different ways, including my own....

Bumper to bumper…as always

Upperclassmen rush out of schools to the parking lot to leave during Cavblock at the end of the day. Having the opportunity to leave early cuts the number of students in the building down greatly, which provides a safer environment for students in the building due to new COVID-19 guidelines.
October 23, 2020

This school year, Hollis Brookline High School administration implemented a staggered dismissal process for students to avoid crowds and stay safe during the pandemic. While this decreases big crowds,...

Troubles for USA Gymnastics

Laurie Hernandez prepares to begin her beam routine during the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials in July of 2016. Her former coach Maggie Haney stands behind her. “I thought they were just going to try to sweep it under the rug, but, wow, they did the right thing. I can’t believe they actually did the right thing,” said Hernandez, speaking about USAG.
May 18, 2020

USA Gymnastics recently suspended New Jersey-based gymnastics coach Maggie Haney for eight years after many allegations of verbal and emotional abuse. This comes two years after USAG filed for bankruptcy...

The 2020 NFL Draft: Hope for players, hope for football, hope for humanity

Goodell in his own home, presenting each team’s draft pick while interacting with fans digitally. This is the first time a draft for any major sporting event has been held virtually and with cameras into each player’s homes when drafted. “I watch the draft every year with my friends, and even if it was just a FaceTime it was nice to feel like everything was almost usual again”, said Joey Oetjens ‘21.
May 13, 2020

Annually in the NFL offseason, players, their families, and dedicated fans all gather in various cities in a large meeting hall to see what lies in the future for the nation’s most promising athletes....

Senior Year: A year in review

“The last two quarters are tough because of COVID-19 but, I think our senior class has strong spirit and we all have appreciation for each other. We are all friends no matter how different we are. My takeaway from this year is that we are all in this together. As ironic as it sounds it is true. Life is a wild ride and we are all getting though it together. And going through high school with everyone has been an amazing experience” said Austin Johnson ‘20.
May 13, 2020

The 2020 senior class has had their year abruptly cut short, but before their last times walking through the halls of Hollis-Brookline High School on Friday March 13 the Class of 2020  had a very memorable...

The Positive Side of the Coronavirus Outbreak

A Hollis resident is staying active during the outbreak by going running with his dog. He is one of many people in the community that have been spending more time outside due to the added flexibility of working from home. “If we can take care of ourselves by taking breaks and moving our bodies, I think we are going to see many people in a better situation and come out stronger on the other side of this pandemic,” said fitness teacher Tracy Gray.
April 24, 2020

As the Hollis Brookline community enters its second month of isolation, most of us would love the chance to get our normal lives back. We’re missing out on time with friends and family, sports, school...

What are the impacts of remote learning?

Students still have to complete assignments by certain due dates but now they have blocks of time that are unallocated. Through all of this craziness and uncertainty going around right now, students are able to mix and strike a balance between their home lives and their school lives as they please. “I normally watch a lot of movies and shows when I need a break or feeling bored with schoolwork. I also make and watch TikTok to help embrace my creativity. I also text and facetime friends and family still talking and keeping in touch with them without seeing them in person. I play outside as well and try to work out and stay in shape as much as possible,” said Max Marshall.
April 21, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) began in a large-scale food market in Wuhan, China in late 2019. The disease was previously known to be carried by bats and other small rodents only but never found in humans...

Video games stave off boredom In quarantined teens

Aaron Lawrence shows off his extravagant gaming setup before digging into his daily dose of Rocket League. Though Aaron participates in many different online games, Rocket League has been a mainstay for him since he bought it. “I assume most people are cranking up the gaming time right now,” said Lawrence.
April 21, 2020

Teens across the United States have now been trapped indoors for several weeks. They are unable to hang out with friends, go to restaurants or even go out in public at all, but they still have to contend...

Did the MLB properly handle Astros cheating?

Astros players were under fire from players and fans alike following the sign stealing scandal. “The players should have received some sort of punishment. Once you’re an outcast in the minds of the fans the punishment speaks for itself” said Camden Guay ‘20.
April 21, 2020

Was the largest cheating scandal in recent baseball history mishandled? After evidence arose in which the Houston Astros used an elaborate sign stealing scheme, including cameras and trash can banging...

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