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Donned in duct tape, 1073 returns from River Rage competition

Donned in duct tape, 1073 returns from River Rage competition

Hannah St. George, Copy Editor
November 6, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

As most people celebrate Halloween with costumes and candy, HB’s FIRST Robotics Team has their own tradition for October’s end. The FORCE Team 1073 spent their day at Goffstown Area High School on Saturday, Oct. 26 for River Rage, an annual Halloween-themed off-season competition. Here, they en...

Hollis Brookline shuts down Souhegan in the seniors’ final game

Hollis Brookline shuts down Souhegan in the seniors’ final game

Austin Bumpus, Co-Editor in Chief
November 6, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every sports team has one game that they look forward to throughout their entire season. Whether it is a local team, an elite team, or just one that evokes hatred out of all of the players, it is a chance to prove yourself as a team, and let it all out in one game. For Hollis Brookline football, Souh...

Leadership and Prevention Club paints pumpkins to connect with community

Leadership and Prevention Club paints pumpkins to connect with community

November 5, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Those who spent their CavBlock in the Life Skills room on Wed. Oct. 30 were treated to a pleasant activity: painting pumpkins. Using pumpkins donated from a local farm, Co-President Lucas Cummings ‘15 organized the activity for the Leadership and Prevention Club to connect even more with the com...

Time for Her story: Engaged students start new history colloquium

Time for Her story: Engaged students start new history colloquium

Allison Andreola, Features Editor
October 30, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School offers a plethora of history classes, but they all share one thing in common: for the most part, they focus on the accomplishments of men. Tired of seeing women being forgotten in history, several students took this issue into their own hands. The Herstory colloquium , a play on...

Row, row, row your boat

Row, row, row your boat

Sara Swabowicz, Co-Editor in Chief
October 30, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the beginning of 2012, the HB Crew Club was founded by Nick Sengstaken, ‘16. Sengstaken said, "I decided to bring Crew to HB because I wanted to show the students how fun and challenging crew is. Crew is a very unique sport because you have to rely on every other person in the boat to do well." T...

What’s a Dead Head to do? Follow the Dark Star

What’s a Dead Head to do? Follow the Dark Star

Maddie Goodwin, Contributor
October 30, 2013
Filed under A & E, Showcase

Ever since the Grateful Dead tribute band, The Dark Star Orchestra, hit the music industry in 1997, it has been Dead fan’s favorite. The band is made up of seven people, one being a woman. Every show is unlike another because the band takes a specific past Grateful Dead show and will recreate the concert,...

COPS: HB special

COPS: HB special

Harrison Newman, Contributor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

You may see him walking the halls, working in his office, and sometimes guest teaching in a class. But no matter where he is, Officer Bergeron is here to keep our school and the town of Hollis a safe place. To protect and serve the students, staff, and citizens of Hollis is what Officer B does the be...

Easy E-books

Easy E-books

Alec Paulson, Media Editor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

With the transition of new librarians, the library at Hollis/Brookline High School has transformed their supply of books to the 21st Century electronic book. Last year, former librarian Barbara Boucher initiated the new system using the website folletshelf.com. Using this system, the library will be...

Powder Puff game

Powder Puff game

Sophia Hall, News Editor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Put down the makeup brushes and pick up the football, girl. This year HB is having their first Powder Puff football game. For those who do not know, this type of game is for girls only and has the same rules as football, but without the tackling. Maddy Snow, '14, the organizer for the event this year, she...

Life of an athlete

Life of an athlete

Matt Claire, Sports Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association is implementing the new Life of an Athlete campaign. According to NHIAA, “NH Life of an Athlete is an adaptation of the Life of an Athlete program that will foster the partnership between NH Interscholastic Athletic Association, schools, administrators,...

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