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Push for Daring Jumping Spider to be named NH State Spider

Rory Klauber, News Editor February 25, 2021

Trivia Time: How many US states have officially recognized a state spider? Which state(s)?   Don’t know? Just ask nine-year-old Eva from Hollis Primary School, “The only other state that...

Senior swimmers (left to right) Devin Kuchta, Delaneny Weimer, Alex Putney, Meghan Flannery, Hannah Lapointe all had senior years to remember. Filled with Covid restrictions, virtual meets, and lack of pool time, the team was still able to find success. “Everyone on the team was just thankful to have a season and we took what we could get,” said Meghan Flannery ‘21.

Swimming Up Stream- HB Girls Swim Season Recap

Adam Razzaboni, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

The Hollis Brookline Girls Swim Team had a difficult time getting their season underway this year. With their home pool located at the Nashua Boys and Girls Club, it has been a struggle just to get in...

Teddy (‘21) and Troy (‘20) against wrestlers the #1 seed Bishop Guertin. Troy Moscatelli won his match against a favored opponent, and the win was a morale booster for the team. “I felt, performance wise, that my work in the practice room as well as the weight room had paid off and that my conditioning played a key role in my victory.”

HB Wrestling Picks up Final Win of the Season, Has Unfinished Business In the Playoffs

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On February 12, 2021, Hollis Brookline Wrestling closed out their regular season with a dominant win over Goffstown, winning 38-24 in total team points. Winning wrestlers included seniors Seth Ponders,...

Salamone poses for a picture with the mascot at her college after her doctoral Graduation.

Mrs. Salamone Feature

Lillian Sullivan, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Marie Salamone, an English teacher here at Hollis Brookline High School, has been teaching for around 30 years. Before teaching, she was a patent paralegal and tech writer at Wang Laboratories, but shortly...

Emma stands by the goal in a game for the school team. Being a girl has led to differences in the way that she is able to play the sport, but not in the way that she communicates with the team. “I don't really like being labeled as “the girl” because it takes away from the other things I have to offer. I just wanna be another one of the boys and treated as an equal.” said Dunn.

Emma Dunn’s Journey with Hockey

Lauren Rogers, Features Editor February 17, 2021

Emma Dunn ‘22 has been playing hockey for over ten years, and has experienced many ups and downs since her beginning. Being a girl on a predominantly male team can be tricky enough, but the sport itself...

Protesters start to take over the Capitol building as police prepare to defend it. On Jan. 6th, a crowd of people protesting the election results breached the Capitol, staying there for almost four hours. “It could've gotten really bad really fast. If the police who were in the building hadn’t gotten lawmakers out of the way,” said history teacher Jennifer Staub.

The Aftermath of the Storming of the Capitol

Caitlin Treacy , Arts and Entertainment Editor February 12, 2021

On January 6, 2021, a protest turned into a mob when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building. It started in the morning, when they gathered outside to hear the president speak. After his speech,...

The team celebrates one of their many wins last year. They had done very well but lost in one of the first games of the playoffs last year. “We are a family and we all are so passionate about the sport we play. We display hard work and determination and have the true HB spirit.” said Paul Vachon ‘22.

The Hockey Team’s Upcoming Season

Lauren Rogers, Features Editor January 27, 2021

This year, the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield Hockey Team has had to overcome many COVID-related hurdles to have a shot at as much of a regular-season as possible. The precautions taken to keep everyone safe...

Troy Moscatelli after winning a wrestling match. Moscatelli has been wrestling most of his life, and is continuing his wrestling career on the varsity team at HB. Photo from Troy Moscatelli.

HB Wrestling Season

Lillian Sullivan, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

The Hollis Brookline Varsity Wrestling team is stronger than ever this year, but they may not get to fully showcase that. The team has new restrictions in place, and their season will be far from normal....

Popular Music at HB

Popular Music at HB

The most prevalent music taste at Hollis Brookline High School ranges from different genres, depending on both the age groups and the newest viral videos on social media. Pop and Rap are stereotypically...

The HB girls win over Milford, 62-14 in their first game. Stapelfeld was the highest scorer with 19 points.

Girl’s Basketball: Overcoming the Setbacks

Caroline Clark , Staff Writer January 20, 2021

When COVID hit last year, basketball was winding down, but nobody thought that the next season would be impacted the way it has. Just a few weeks ago, there was speculation as to whether or not it would...

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