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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,...

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...

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