The Art Club is an after-school enrichment program where students are encouraged to work on their own ideas, help curate exhibits in STUDIO370, participate with large scale projects such as props and sets for various heater productions, complete assigned art projects from the various course offerings, or just hang out. Mr. Lack is the advisor to the club, which meets most Wednesdays after school in room 403.
Open to all students who play a brass, woodwind, or percussion instrument. The band plays a variety of music from Classical standards to Contemporary arrangements. Performances include three annual concerts and all home football games.
The mission of Best Buddies is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships. These friendships help increase self-esteem, confidence and the abilities of people with and without intellectual disabilities.
Enigma Literary Magazine has an editorial board of students who select art and writing from student and faculty submissions. Many editors are also contributors to the magazine which is published in color twice each school year. If you can't join, you can still submit your poetry, fiction, or art!
Holliston High School's Environmental Club members have a strong mission to both serve and educate. Members coordinate the recycling of paper and bottles/cans in all areas of the High School, thus significantly reducing the financial and environmental cost of trash. Club members are also engaged in educating the Holliston public and K-12 students about environmentally sustainable life styles.
The Gay/Straight Alliance works to promote respect toward ALL students at HHS. We organize the annual Day of Silence and try to raise awareness of the danger posed by prejudice and stereotypes.
Advisor: Mr. Bilodeau | Website
Jazz Band is an ensemble that plays a variety of Jazz and Latin standards. Auditions are held for trumpets, trombones, saxophones, and rhythm section (bass, drums, piano, and guitar) during the first few weeks of the school year.
Advisor: Mr. Keating
The Math Team will give students an opportunity to work on interesting and challenging math problems, and to compete as a team in the Worcester County Math League. Opportunities for other individual or team competitions will also be explored.
Model United Nations
Advisor: Mr. Zahner
Model United Nations is a club that focuses on global issues and international relations. In addition to participation in area Model UN Conferences with students across New England, we work to increase awareness of important global issues for ourselves and the whole Holliston High School community. Students role-play actual nation-states in the UN general Assembly and work with other nations to pass resolutions addressing various global issues. See our bulletin board outside room 613 for more information.
Advisor: Ms. Meo
NERD Club is a group of students who gather together to enjoy a variety of hobbies, which include everything from board games to anime to live action murder mysteries and much, much more. Movie nights are our specialty, but we also have done video game tournaments, quidditch games, King Richard's Faire adventures, and so much epic stuff! Being is about being proud of your passions and interested, whatever they may be! We meet Mondays in 607 and frequently plan weekend activities.
Advisors: Mr. Tivnan & Ms. Schmidt
The Robotics Club is a team of students who design, build and operate a robot to compete against other high school teams in a regional competition. The club challenges students to work together to solve a common problem using a standard "kit of parts" and a common set of rules. Participants work with engineers and other experts in turning their ideas into a functional robot that accomplishes predefined goals.
Advisor: Mr. Wechsler
SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, is a school-based organization dedicated to addressing the issues of drunk driving, drug use, and other destructive decisions of young people. SADD's mission is to provide students with the best prevention and intervention tools possible to deal with the serious issues young adults are facing today. The Holliston High School SADD program meets every other week and discusses a wide variety of issues relevant to students today, and encourages students not to participate in activities with destructive consequences.
Student Advisory Council
Advisor: Mr. Bernstein
This club serves as a link between the administration and the student body. We identify and address student issues and work with the administration to determine a solution.
Student Advisory Leaders
Advisors: Ms. D'Angelo, Ms. Harwich & Ms. Bethoney
Student Advisory Leaders are a core group of upperclass students who help prepare and deliver lessons on social and civic responsibility, team building and leadership for our ninth grade advisory program. Two SALs are assigned to each adult advisor and they co-lead activities and assist students with their transition.
Advisor: Mr. Quindley
Student Council, a prominent student government organization, giving students a voice in determining school activities and environment. It helps promote activities for the entire student body at Holliston High School and fosters a positive climate throughout the school.
Director: Mr. Price | Website
“Theatre 370” the extra curricular theatre program puts on four shows a year: a Fall Musical, The State Drama Festival, One-Acts, and a Spring Play.
FALL MUSICAL: The Production is presented the weekend before Thanksgiving. Auditions are held in early September. Most recent musicals have been: Guys & Dolls, Beauty and the Beast, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and The Sound of Music.
"GLOBEFEST": Actually termed as The Massachusetts High School Drama Festival which is a statewide competition, involving over 100 high schools from all around the state that perform a one-act play, either original or scripted, at various sites around the state. Auditions for Globefest are held in early December, rehearsals run in the afternoon and the competitions are held throughout the month of March.
"ONE ACTS”: A student-initiated event where SENIORS are invited to propose and direct a one act play using Holliston High School students auditioning during the winter. Auditions will be held some time in January and rehearsals will be held intermittently throughout the months of January to May. Performances are slated for some time late May/early June
SPRING PLAY: Auditions take place in early March and the performances in early May. Rehearsals run 3-4 afternoons a week. Recent plays have been: Museum, Splendor in the Grass, Twelfth Night, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Teach me How to Cry.
Vision - High School Newspaper
Advisor: Ms. Finnegan | Website
The Vision is the monthly newspaper written and produced entirely by students. Staff members can write about school sports, review new music and movies, take photos or write opinion pieces on what's happening at HHS!
WHHB Radio Station
Advisor: Mr. Bailey
WHHB Radio, 99.9 FM Holliston is a student-run, student-operated FM radio station that trains students to have their own shows and/or produce spots to be played on the radio. Shows are 2 hours long between the hours of 2 and 10 p.m. or in the morning before school. See Mr. Bailey in room 605 for more information.
Yearbook - The Mount Hollis
Advisor: Mr. Lack & Mr. Shiff | Website
The Mount Hollis Yearbook is a yearly publication chronicling the events throughout the year for the entire school community. Staff members take photos, write captions and copy, fundraise, and sell ads and design layouts. Students interested in becoming senior editors (who will take charge of the book for their senior class) must join the staff prior to their senior year. Open to all students regardless of experience.