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Shows you should watch this winter

Shows you should watch this winter

Mark Labac, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, November, Showcase

It’s almost the holiday season, and sometimes there’s no better antidote to the harsh weather than movies and television. Netflix offers thousands of movies and shows, but it’s not always everyone’s first choice with the likes of television giants such as Game of Thrones streaming through HB...

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Isaac Wimmer, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

Frank Pugh ‘18 has been singing since the 5th grade; however, he has never been privy to such accolades as his recent acceptance into Choral Jazz All-State. He auditioned his sophomore year as well, but did not make it then. With respect to what he did differently this year to optimize potential for ...

The new trainer

The new trainer

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under November, Showcase, Sports

For the 2017-2018 school year, Hollis Brookline High School has a new athletic trainer. Michael Thompson, more commonly known as Mike,  is the first full time trainer here at HBHS. Mike is a great new asset to Hollis Brookline as he specializes in strength training. Mike graduated from the University of Southe...

A shift in education: independent learning

A shift in education: independent learning

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion, Showcase

It isn’t rare to read clickbait headlines when it comes to educational reform, whether it be a new technology, a new program, or changing school start times. Through all the noise, one of the few shifts taking place that deserves special attention is the idea of independent, student-led learning. Over the ...

Booster Club Ski Swap

Booster Club Ski Swap

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline Athletic Booster Club (HBABC) will be hosting their biggest event of the year, the Ski Swap, from Nov. 22-26 at Nashua High School South. The event, which normally brings in upwards of $20,000, will raise money for the athletic teams at HB. The HBABC is a non-profit organization that ...

Girls volleyball brings home another title

Girls volleyball brings home another title

Avery Webb, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under November, Showcase, Sports

In a rematch of the 2015 Division 1 volleyball championship, the Hollis Brookline Girls Volleyball Team defeated Bishop Guertin once again at Pinkerton Academy on November 4 to become Division 1 champions. Finishing the season 21-0 with only two total set losses, the girls won their 3rd-straight ...

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...

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