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How HB volleyball stays on top

How HB volleyball stays on top

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

December 19, 2017


Filed under December, Showcase, Sports

The Hollis Brookline boys and girls volleyball teams have been one of New Hampshire's premiere sports programs over the last few years, with this past girl’s season has been no exception. The girl’s capped off their 21-0 season with a championship title over Bishop Guertin, their third title in a row. Preparations have already begun for some members of the boy’s pro...

Treb tradition is still on target!

Treb tradition is still on target!

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

https://youtu.be/Rs7MA0b75Ig As per tradition, a legion of trebuchets was unleashed on the softball field in the early hours on the morning of Friday, October 27th, raining down water balloons on HB students and teachers. Treb Day, as it’s affectionately known, is a yearly staple of the AP Physics...

Fall Play Dazzles Audiences

Fall Play Dazzles Audiences

Michael Friedman, News Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, December, Showcase

Going into December, the theater department revved up for its annual fall play. On Thursday night, Nov. 30, the doors opened to a world of mystery and intrigue, where the antics of Sherlock Holmes drove a plot filled to the brim with humor and top-notch acting. The auditorium bustled with enthusiasm as ea...

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 ...

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