Daily Announcements


Friday, October 20, 2017
1. The Mountain Biking Club was able to secure a bus for our trip to Silver Lake today.    The bus will pick us up promptly at 2:30 in the north End of the building.  The bus will return us to school at 4:45

2. Do you like writing stories or writing about current events? Maybe writing is not your thing, and you would rather make a newscast or conduct an interview?  From filming to writing, everyone is welcome. Bring your ideas to a new writing group at HBMS. Come help write an article or make a video and you will not be fully committed to coming again. You could come once every month to be the editor or every meeting and run a page or you can just come and write that story you’ve been trying to. Everyone is welcome.  Come to our next meeting, Monday 2:30-3:30, in the Library Media Center, for more information.

3. Reminder.. there will be a Halloween Costume dance at HBMS tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 for 7th graders and 7:00 to 9:15 for 8th graders. The cost of the dance is 5 dollars at the door.  Prizes are awarded for the best costumes.  There will be a number of other activities going on for people not interested in dancing.    

4. The HB field hockey team tied Nashua yesterday, 2-2. Defenders Tate, Meaghan, Shea, and Brianna were strong on defense, clearing the ball to midfielders Gabby, Emma, Lindsey, and Allie, who worked hard to move the ball upfield. Forwards Leia, Annabelle, Celia, Helene, and Bella made great passes and had some great breakaways. HB's two goals were scored by Elsie, with an assist from Alyssa. Great season HB! 

Thursday, October 19, 2017
1. Drama Club will meet today from 2:20-3:30 in the Music Department.  Theatrical Make Up will be our topic!  All are welcome to attend.

2. Boy’s soccer will be dismissed today at 2:00.  Good luck in your quarter final game!

3. Are you interested in joining the HBMS Ski & Snowboard Club?  Snow is just around the corner!  Starting in January, we’ll take a bus up to Crotched Mountain after school on Thursdays.  Join Ms. Moore, Mr. Minott, and Madame Barrett.  There will also be surprise ski cameos made throughout the season by some of your favorite teachers.  This club is open to ALL abilities: pro’s and beginners.  Lessons and rentals are available if you need them.  No pressure, just fun You can get the information to bring home in the front office and if you have any questions, please talk to Ms. Moore or Mr. Minott.  The sign-up deadline is November 10th.  

4. Student Council will be selling Boo-Grams at all lunches next week.  Don’t miss out on having a special treat delivered to a friend on Halloween.  

5. Next week is Red Ribbon Week.  In the spirit of recognizing the importance of this week we will be having a spirit week competition.  Each ROCK will be working for points based on participation in each day's spirit week activities, the ROCK with the most points will earn a PIZZA PARTY.  Your ROCK teachers will remind you each day of the themes, or you can check the posters in the hallway.  Please note that if your ROCK advisor participates they will earn your ROCK extra points. Monday's theme is SOCK IT TO DRUGS, wear your craziest socks!  

6.The yearbook club will be holding it's first informational meeting on Thursday October 26th after school until 3pm. The meeting will be held in Mrs. Chase's room. We are looking for a group of dedicated students interested in designing, producing, and filling the 2017-2018 HBMS yearbook with photos and memories. Contact Mrs. Chase or Mrs. Werne with further questions.

7. The HB field hockey team defeated Pelham yesterday, 2-0. Defenders, Shea , and Lindsey kept their sticks down and shut down Pelham's offense, and goalies Kristin and Rachel didn't see much action during the game. Midfielders Emma, Brianna, and Grace communicated well and worked together to dodge Pelham's defense and move the ball to forwards Helene, and Annabelle. Goals were scored by Elsie and Jill. Great work, girls The team plays again today against Nashua at home.
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
1.  Student Council will be selling Boo-Grams at all lunches next week.  Don’t miss out on having a special treat delivered to a friend on Halloween.  

2.  Reminder.. there will be a Halloween Costume dance at HBMS this Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 for 7th graders and 7:00 to 9:15 for 8th graders.   The cost of the dance is 5 dollars at the door.  Prizes are award for the best costumes.  There will be a number of other activities going on for people not interested in dancing.    

3.  Girls Volleyball -10.17.17/OPPONENT: Elm Street/Hollis Brookline’s Score 24 25 15/Opponent’s Score 26 19 10
 With a packed house for their Dig Pink match, HB managed to rally from a tight first set loss to take the win. Ellie  was a beast at the net with 5 kills and 1 stuff block! Lydia also chipped in with a kill and a stuff block! Constance  was solid running the ball around, and also scored a tip kill. Sophie and Tess  were solid on defense as well as from behind the service line. In the additional match, the team came out fired up and pushed hard to win 15-10! Lauren  had 5 service points; 3 aces and Bella  served the game winning ace! Meaghan: 8 service points; 5 aces, 1 kill, Emily: 5 service points; 4 aces, 1 kill, Rachel: 9 service points; 3 aces, 1 kill. The team raised $214.81 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Record: 7-4 – 4th seed heading in to tournament. Next Match: Monday 10/22 Quarter Finals at HOME vs Fairgrounds at 3:30

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1.  Super Smash Brothers  is cancelled for today

2.  Students, please be aware that when you are dismissed early from school, your parent must write you a dismissal note. That note should be brought to the office before ROCK, or as soon as possible.

3.  There will be a Halloween Costume dance at HBMS this Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 for 7th graders and 7:00 to 9:15 for 8th graders.   The cost of the dance is 5 dollars at the door.  Prizes are award for the best costumes.  There will be a number of other activities going on for people not interested in dancing.    

4.  Yesterday the girls soccer team defeated Milford 2-0 in their last regular season game. Goals came from Rylee  and Renee . Renee's goal was a header off of a beautiful cross from Rachel. HB totaled 12 shots on goal, and created many scoring opportunities including shots from Rylee  and Sofia that hit the post. Midfielders Sophie, Nicole, and Paige worked hard to give great opportunities to strikers Rachel, Maddie, and Sofia. Defenders Abbie, Bella  and Amanda held Milford to 4 shots on net, with Maggie recording the shutout, Thea did a great job cheering on the team from the bench. Great game girls. Our first playoff game will be Monday, here at HBMS. Be sure to come out and support us! Also, a reminder that there is no girls soccer practice today.

5.  Yesterday, the HBMS Boys Soccer team fought hard against a very talented undefeated Milford. HB fought hard for the entire game, out-hustling the Milford team and winning all of the balls in the midfield, playing to a 0-0 tie at halftime. Unfortunately, Milford was able to break through and score early in the second half. Right after that, your Knights showed their resiliency by doubling their effort and tying the score at 1-1 on an incredible header by leading scorer Aidan, assisted by Nate. One of the Milford players hit a lucky volley late in the second half to take a 2-1 lead. The Knights fought hard until the final whistle, but ran out of time before they could equalize the score.  This was the final game of the regular season, and the boys played well enough over the past 10 games to earn a spot in the playoffs which kick off on Friday.  

Monday, October 16, 2017
1. Are you getting excited, HBMS?  Caitlin Alifirenka, co-author of I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives is coming to speak to our school in  1  week!  She will be presenting to all the teams on October 24th and you can get your book signed if you own one.  There are a couple of copies that are available to check out from the library if you still want to read the book.  Also, talk to your ROCK or English teachers.  They may also have a copy to loan out!  Caitlin and Martin share an incredibly inspirational story of hope, perseverance, and changing your mindset and you don't want to miss it! 
 
2.  There will be a school newspaper meeting today in the library from 2:30-3:30.  Changes are coming!  Come see what's happening!

3.   Reminder.. there will be a Halloween Costume dance at HBMS this Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 for 7th graders and 7:00 to 9:15 for 8th graders.   The cost of the dance is 5 dollars at the door.  Prizes are award for the best costumes.  There will be a number of other activities going on for people not interested in dancing.    


4. The first student council meeting is today in Mrs. Hall’s room from 2:30 – 3:15.  

5.  The HB Cross Country team had a great performance at the Tri County Championship meet on Saturday.  Amy  placed first in division 2 girls, and John  placed 2nd, while Luke placed 6th for D2. The Boys team took home a trophy for placing 2nd in Division 2.  Great job HB!  The Cross Country team heads to the State Championship this coming Saturday in Londonderry. "

6. Girls Volleyball DATE 10.13.17 /OPPONENT Fairgrounds / Hollis Brookline’s Score 25 25 /Opponent’s Score 23 22
 In the most intense and exciting match of the season, HB played some amazing volleyball against 3rd place Fairgrounds! Set one had us down 13-18, when a kill by Rachel  put Emily  behind the serving line. Scrappy defense, a bump kill by Meaghan, and three aces by Emily, took the team to gain the lead at 22 and not look back!
In set two, was again unstoppable with communication and support! Though HB took the early lead, Fairgrounds chipped away and eventually took the lead 13-17. Up stepped Tess to the service line and solidly did her part serving points 15-22! A kill by Lydia  brought the team to game point, and a final ace by Emily nailed the fantastic win! Sophia  was solid on defense, Ellie chipped in with a tip kill, and Lauren  and Rachel were great at setting up the ball to their hitters.
Emily: 16 service points, 7 aces; 1 kill/Tess: 8 service points, 1 ace/Meaghan: 2 aces; 3 kills/Lydia: 2 kills
In the additional match, the team stormed out to an early lead behind the serving of Tess. With kills by Bella, Cheyenne, and Ally  took the win and swept Fairgrounds! Record: 6-4 Next Match: Tuesday vs Elm Street at 4pm. Come support our Dig Pink Match for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!



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posted Jan 16, 2015, 4:44 AM by pat.hasychak@sau41.org   [ updated Sep 5, 2017, 8:01 AM by Melissa Hildreth ]


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