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Holly Speers

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief

Holly Speers is currently the editor-in-chief of The Comet. She began working with The Comet during the 23-24 academic year. She loves to write articles and get opinions from EHHS students for "The Hive Mind". As a senior editor, Speers is always willing to help the underclassmen and hopes to take her knowledge with her into her future.

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Buzzing Bites: Top Five Goldfish Flavors

Buzzing Bites: Top Five Goldfish Flavors

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
April 4, 2024
They're an unbeatable flavor, and if your disagree then you're incorrect.
Buzzing Bites: Foot Long Pretzel

Buzzing Bites: Foot Long Pretzel

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2024
Chunky, buttery, and a whole foot of no flavor.
Sticking It To The Stereotypes: Representation in the Co-Op Girls Hockey Team

Sticking It To The Stereotypes: Representation in the Co-Op Girls Hockey Team

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2024

In many cases, girls sports are much more underrepresented than the boys sports. In EHHS, the girls hockey team expresses their dislike about the lack of coverage on their games.  The girls hockey...

Buzzing Bites: Just the Fun Part Waffle Cones

Buzzing Bites: Just the Fun Part Waffle Cones

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
March 12, 2024

On this week’s Buzzing Bites I reviewed the popular Just the Fun Part Waffle Cones. These are bite size waffle cones filled with chocolate. They come in multiple flavors including milk chocolate, dark...

Buzzing Bites: Buldak Ramen Noodles

Buzzing Bites: Buldak Ramen Noodles

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2024

On this week’s Buzzing Bites, I tried the viral Buldak spicy noodles. The flavor I found most appealing to try was the carbonara.    My initial reaction to the noodles was that they were...

Breaking the Stigma: Women in Manufacturing

Breaking the Stigma: Women in Manufacturing

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2024

Manufacturing has become one of the most important Technology classes in EHHS. Manufacturing is the process of human creation in the world. This class allows for students to learn a trade and what a manufacturing...

The Hive Mind: Late Edition

The Hive Mind: Late Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
January 29, 2024

Would you rather be late or wait for other people who are late? Alivia Rosado: "Be late because why would I wait on other people when I could be late myself." Vania Zarate: "Be late because why would...

Credit to Alexis Serafin

EH Varsity Hockey Goes Undefeated with New Sheehan Co-Op

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2024

The EHHS Boys Varsity Hockey team has a record of 12-0 as of January 17, 2024. The hockey team consists of a Co-Op team including EHHS, Sheehan High School, Lyme-Old Lyme High School, East Hampton High...

The Hive Mind: New Year Edition

The Hive Mind: New Year Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2024

Are New Year Resolutions Still Relevant? Mikayla Pacheco: “No, no one actually does them. they sit there and say they’re going to do it but it never actually happens.” Richard Akom-Brew: “Not...

The Worker Bees: EHHS Students Jobs and Work Study Program

The Worker Bees: EHHS Students’ Jobs and Work Study Program

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2024
EHHS Vice Principal, Mr. Anthony Russell said if a student works a minimum of 60 hours they can earn a half credit and if you work a minimum of 120 hours you will earn a full credit.
The Hive Mind: Sick Season Edition

The Hive Mind: Sick Season Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
December 12, 2023

Week 6: Would you rather have dry eyes or have a constantly runny nose? Camden Nelson: “Constantly have a runny nose so I don’t have dry eyes.” Justin Calderon: “Runny nose because dry eyes...

The Hive Mind: Values Edition

The Hive Mind: Values Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2023

Week 5: Would You Rather Have More Time or More Money?  Gonul Celik: “Have more money because money is happiness.” Miranda Consiglio: “More time because it’s more time to be happy and to...

Drama Club: Fall Full of Fun

Drama Club: Fall Full of Fun

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
November 21, 2023

Drama Club is somewhere students can take creative liberty to act out a musical/other plays directed by Ms. Kari Collins. Every year there is a new musical that takes place in the Spring that is not released...

The Hive Mind: Holiday Edition

The Hive Mind: Holiday Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2023

Week 4: Do you think people are putting up their holiday decorations too early?  Natalia Cantarero: “No, I think it's never too early.” Madison Parise-Orsini: “No, my christmas tree is already...

Mr. Walraven: Teacher By Day, Baseball Star By Night

Mr. Walraven: Teacher By Day, Baseball Star By Night

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2023

Mr. Thomas Walraven began as a business teacher at EHHS last year after Mrs. Marianne Adinolfi’s retirement in January 2023. He began teaching personal finance and accounting late into the second semester...

The Hive Mind: Tiktok Edition

The Hive Mind: Tiktok Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2023

Week 3: How Many Hours a Day Do You Spend on Tiktok? Jayson Digirolamo: “An hour and twenty five minutes." Mrs. Coup: “That’s a fabulous question. Maybe a half hour a day.” Adriana Rodriguez: “About...

The Hive Mind: Football Edition

The Hive Mind: Football Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
October 11, 2023

Week 2: Do You Think Taylor Swift Put Travis Kelce on The Map? Mikayla Pacheco: "Yeah, I honestly do yeah because me personally I didn’t hear about him until taylor swift started dating him and i feel...

ALICE Training in EHHS Takes School Safety In a New Direction

ALICE Training in EHHS Takes School Safety In a New Direction

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
September 26, 2023

EHHS implemented the ALICE method at EHHS to ensure the safety of all students, staff, and visitors. As a result of the increase in school safety issues around the world, an East Haven committee decided...

The Hive Mind: Eras Edition

The Hive Mind: Eras Edition

Holly Speers, Editor-in-Chief
September 25, 2023

Week 1: What Era Do You Wish You Lived Through?  Lainie D’auria: 1980s Nina Marreiros: 1970s Anely Rojas: "I would say the time period when dinosaurs lived." Ava Avena: Victorian Era Ms....

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