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Boys Volleyball players rejoice over their second season sweep and back-to-back Division II wins, in 22 and this season.

Two Championships & a Season: Boys Spring Sports Wrap-up

Kyle Sanborn, Sportswriter June 14, 2023

Boys' spring sports are coming to an end. Varsity Baseball, JV Baseball, Varsity Volleyball, JV Volleyball, Boys Tennis and Boys Varsity Lacrosse have all had successful seasons, whether it’s improvement...

Cameron Rockwell delivers his speech on Class Day 23

“Choose Your Seats Wisely”: Cameron Rockwell Speaks at Class Day ’23

Cameron Rockwell, Media Editor June 8, 2023

I remember my first day of freshman year, all the terror and the excitement, finding my first class— and promptly choosing a seat in the back corner of the classroom. I’ve spent my entire four years...

There are many stressors in a student’s life, and an advisory program would help keep school from becoming overwhelming.

Should Hollis Brookline Have Advisory?

Tate Klauber, Opinion Editor November 17, 2022
An advisory program could drastically improve the lives of students who might not otherwise have access to emotional or educational support systems, and Hollis Brookline students should advocate for its addition to the schedule.
Claire Ballou and Keira Swart, soccer teammates and friends for more than a decade, smile for a photo together on the football field.

Kicking Down Barriers: Meet the Two Fierce Females on the HBHS Football Team

Aiden C. Barker November 15, 2022

Claire Ballou, a junior at Hollis Brookline High School, and Keira Swart, a homeschooled junior in the Hollis Brookline school district, both joked about playing for the HBHS football team. However, they...

Annabelle Jesse, writers club president

Writer’s Club Has Exciting Plans for New School Year

Cameron Rockwell, Media Editor October 13, 2022

After getting a new club advisor, Magister MacFarline, Writer’s Club is back in business for the ‘22-’23 school year. Writer’s Club isn’t just for experienced writers; students just beginning...

English teacher Patrick Groleau switches to his coaching hat during his first HBHS football season.

Renaissance Man: Meet English Teacher and Football Coach Patrick Groleau

Aiden C. Barker, Staff Writer October 9, 2022
“The most important thing about high school sports is that you’re having fun,” said Groleau, describing his coaching philosophy. There are three things he wants his players to consider: “Are you having fun? Are you learning about the sport? Are you improving as a player?”
Sophomore Council members held a cookie decorating contest at Old Home Days to raise money for student council projects.

Student Council Plans for the 2022-2023 School Year

Celia Wallis, Staff Writer October 7, 2022
Student council is also pushing for changes that improve student life. According to Kump, the student council may “ a policy create a student section on the bleachers [during football games] seeing that students get frustrated with that.”
They are BEST friends. They love long walks and chasing each other in the yard. Finn also loves swimming, but he hasn’t converted Zoey yet. She is firmly a land-based cutie (and part-time Easter bunny).

Pet of the Week 🐶 6-3

June 3, 2022

Introducing this week's pets of the week, Finn (white labradoodle) and Zoey (lab and dachshund)! Submitted by Nicole Thatcher, HBHS Long-term Substitute.

Advice to New Students

Advice to New Students

Lauren Rogers, Rachel Lindof, and Kelsey Sova June 3, 2022

As recent HBHS graduates, we have learned pretty much all there is to know about HB. Throughout our time here we have been able to learn some lessons with the help of others, and some we had to learn the...

Explorers got the chance to use the Hollis Fire Department’s new battery-powered extrication tools. They learned how to extricate a patient and how to get the patient out of the vehicle, trying to minimize causing more injuries to the patient. “The Explorer program is a representation of the town and surrounding areas. We encourage the kids to always try and improve themselves each day. As long as they individually improve, then our mission has been accomplished. Positions are never about power but about integrity. We honor past explorers and members by striving to pass on many skills. Staying humble is important. One day youre up and the next maybe not so much. If you can learn from what has happened, then you can adapt and apply those lessons.” said Lieutenant Tom Lanzara of the Hollis Fire Department.

Hollis Fire Department’s Explorer Program

Kelsey Sova, Staff Writer June 2, 2022

At 14 years old, nobody is expected to know what they want to do with their lives. Although some may have an idea, others don't know half the options they have available to them. Fire explorers is a program...

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