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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,...

Business is booming

Business is booming

Lauria Patz & Allison Andreola, Entertainment Editor & Features Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

For many students at HBHS, after school jobs are not an option. Often times, clubs, sports, and family commitments get in the way. However, gas, clothes, and food these days are not cheap. Several HB students have taken matters into their own hands and started their own businesses doing what they love. Jonathan...

Hometown Hero of Hollis Brookline

Hometown Hero of Hollis Brookline

Lian Tumas, Contributor
October 16, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Recently named Hometown Hero, Savanah Werne, '14, has been a starter on varsity volleyball since sophomore year. WMUR reported at the game last week and interviewed Werne. She was named captain by her team, which the members consider a second family. Werne has taken her position as captain seriously...

Homecoming overdue?

Homecoming overdue?

Sophia Hall, News Editor
October 9, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming is always something HB students look forward to at the beginning of the school year. It's the most attended dance of the year where teams dress up in costumes for the occasion and students have a great time. This year, Homecoming was originally scheduled on the same weekend as Hollis Old...

Hollis Brookline sports show support for the cause

Hollis Brookline sports show support for the cause

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

     October is officially recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and support for the cause is shown throughout the world in different ways. Whether it is something as simple as wearing pink to show support, or holding an event dedicated to the cause, Breast Cancer Awareness is important...

Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor
October 9, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

As of September 30, 2013, beloved physical education teacher, and varsity softball coach Tim Girzone has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal of Hollis Brookline High School. The change was due to Ms. Matte’s transition into Interim Assistant Superintendent of SAU 41. The adjustment will be d...

The future of HB learning

The future of HB learning

Grant Johnson, Contributor
October 9, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Education is always evolving; the curriculum, the teaching and the activities are changing every year.  At Hollis Brookline, students and teachers are now looking into a new subject called 21st Century Skills.  These skills are defined in four categories: Ways of thinking. Creativity, critica...

FIRST Robotics team reels in rookies

FIRST Robotics team reels in rookies

Hannah St. George, Copy Editor
October 2, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

As many clubs and activities kick off the year with new members, HB's FIRST Robotics team introduced its rookies to the workings of the team from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18. Here, each of the six subgroups demonstrated what their contribution to the team's efforts was and what they would do ...

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