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HBHS staff get engaged

HBHS staff get engaged

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the course of the 2016-2017 school year, four HB teachers have become one step closer to tying the knot. Matthew Barbosa, Catherine Orzech, Victoria Milette, and Eric Perry are newly engaged to their significant others. Read about each engagement below

HB student musicians bring down the house at third open mic

HB student musicians bring down the house at third open mic

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief
May 4, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

The second Friday of every month, HBHS’ chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society sponsors an open mic night at Union Coffee in Milford. On the particularly sunny evening of April 14, the HB combo band consisting of Luke Martin ‘17, Matt Bradshaw ‘17, Isaac Wimmer ‘18, Nathan Catalanotti ‘17...

HB FIRST Robotics team celebrates district win

HB FIRST Robotics team celebrates district win

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The HB Robotics team traveled to UNH for their three-day district robotics competition from April 6 to 8. The Force Team was matched up against the top 64 teams all across New England. All the teams were competing to qualify for the national competition in St. Louis, MO-- and the Force Team came out on ...

Seat belt challenge returns to HB

Seat belt challenge returns to HB

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 12, Hollis Brookline High School hosted their annual Seatbelt Challenge. Outside of the back lobby, an old police car was parked and used for the competition. In the seat belt challenge, four people sit in the police car with their seatbelts on. When SRO Officer Bergeron blows...

eSports on the rise

eSports on the rise

Brock Radford, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

It’s no question that sports at HB are a large part of students’ lives, whether students are part of the team or just spectators. However, a new demographic is surfacing around the world: eSports, competitive video games played in front of large crowds of dedicated fans.   The eSports...

A fun-filled day for underclassmen

A fun-filled day for underclassmen

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 5, while the junior class worked hard on the SATs, both the freshman and sophomore class took the day off from the classroom--but not from learning. 9th graders explored the Wright Museum while 10th graders experienced a well portrayed rendition of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, as produ...

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Not long after birth, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease called biliary atresia. My liver was destroying itself, and the only way I could survive was if I had a transplant. Thankfully, I did not have to wait very long for an organ; the doctors quickly found that my father was a match....

SAT’S and how to prepare

SAT’S and how to prepare

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

SAT’s just hit students across the country, taking place on April 5. The national standardized test consists of a math, reading, and writing portion. Some juniors who took the test in the fall found it hard, while others thought it was a breeze. After receiving their results, students get to see in...

Becoming Blue

Becoming Blue

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

When I was a kid, I and many others dreamt of becoming police officers, and now that we are faced with the challenge of deciding our future professions, our dreams may become a reality. Many people often think about the kinds of experiences they’d have, the different jobs you might do. But not many people...

Eagle Spotlight: Sam St. Pierre

Eagle Spotlight: Sam St. Pierre

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

It seems this year that many Hollis Brookline have sprouted wings. Sam St. Pierre ‘17 is going to be honored for his accomplishments in Boy Scouts by receiving the rank of Eagle Scout. He, like many others, just needs to have his Eagle Ceremony to crown the achievement.   “My project was to create an easy care lan...

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