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Southern Rock Night

Southern Rock Night

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under December, News, Showcase

On Friday night, Hollis Brookline students and teachers will be taking to the stage to perform in Southern Rock Night. Although this event is held every year, it always has a different theme. This year’s chosen genre of Southern rock will be a big change from last year’s British Invasion, but it promis...

2017-2018 HBDS Hockey preview

2017-2018 HBDS Hockey preview

JP Blasi, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hollis Brookline-Derryfield Hockey is in a drought. Over the course of the past two seasons, they have 3 wins and 29 losses, going 0-16 in 2015-2016, and 3-13 in 2016-2017, after a step down from D2 to D3. While the team has undoubtedly had little success, the feelings of students in the halls of HB...

Fun-tastic English electives

Fun-tastic English electives

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

There are lots of fun semester-long classes to take if someone enjoys English; some focus more on different styles of writing, while others dissect different film elements. Each elective differs from the others in their own style--what you learn and what you get out of it. Some electives in the HBHS ...

Can this year’s HB Math Team live up to the hype?

Can this year’s HB Math Team live up to the hype?

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

Hollis Brookline’s Math Team has been a league-wide powerhouse for years and years. Opposing teams in the past used to cower in fear when they heard they were attending a meet with HB. This season isn’t quite the same for the Cavaliers’ mathletes, but they have a lot of great competitors. With ...

Tut tut looks like rain

Tut tut looks like rain

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

November 26, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

The Earth is a changing place; nature moves this way and that and it’s not always human nature to keep up with it. In New Hampshire, we experience weather much stranger than most, with weather your regular run of the mill man couldn’t predict. In reality, climatologists have seen these events coming f...

Shows you should watch this winter

Shows you should watch this winter

Mark Labak, 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 ...

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