Poetry Contest Closes Thursday

Just a reminder – if you wish to submit your own original poetry to our contest, the deadline is Thursday. Submit your work either in the submission box outside of the Collab room, or to Mr. Lally in room 200. The top prize is a $25 gift card to True North cafe. Good luck!

2014 Short Story Contest is Now Open

Alongside our current poetry contest, Collab is pleased to open our annual short story contest. Any BHS student may submit his or her own original stories of any length, any genre, any topic. The best entries will be considered for publication in our Volume 43, due out in the spring of 2015. The deadline for the contest is October 24, and students may submit their stories to Mr. Lally in room 200, or into the submission box outside of the Collab Room in the English hallway.

We are also excited to announce that this year’s winner will earn a FREE t-shirt from Out Of Print Clothing, a company that makes excellent literary-themed clothing and gear. Here’s a sample of their work:

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Good luck, authors!

Collab Will Meet on Mondays This Year

To all past editors and interested new editors, Collab will meet on Mondays this year after school. We meet in the Collab room, which is the small room in the English hall between Ms. Netishen’s and Ms. Bularzik’s room. Our meeting generally run from 2:15 until 3:00 or 3:15, and while we meet nearly every week, editors are allowed to miss meetings without losing their editor’s credit. If you are interested in being an editor for our Volume 43, please stop by!

2014 Collab Poetry Contest: Now Open!

The school year is back in full swing, and Collab wishes to welcome you all back. We also wish to announce the opening of the first of our writing contests: Our annual poetry contest. 

Any BHS student may submit his or her own original poetry either to the submission box outside of our room in the English hallway, or to Mr. Lally in room 200. The submissions are made anonymous, and our student editors will determine the top entries. The best poem we receive will earn a $25 gift card to True North in Burlington. Our other prizes include a free copy of the 2014-15 edition ($10 value) and a beverage at Starbucks or True North.

The deadline is Thursday, October 2.

Poems can be any length, any subject material, and any quantity. Although students may submit any number of poems, they will only be eligible for one of our prizes. 

Good luck, and we look forward to reading your poems!

Collab Announces New Head Editors

Yesterday’s graduation ceremony made it official – Collab needs some new head editors. Our entire head editing staff, as well as several key members of our editing board, graduated yesterday, and Collab wishes them all of the success they can fathom in the future.

Looking forward, Collab is also very excited to announce their new head editors for volume 43, which will be the 2014-15 edition of the magazine. And they are…

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Congratulations, Neil and Jillian! You are going to be great!

Out of Print Fundraiser – Ends this week

The Collab fundraiser through Out of Print Clothing is still running, but it just got better…

From Tuesday through Thursday, their whole website is 30% off – plus, if you add BURLINGTON as a coupon code, you ALSO get free shipping, and a part of your purchase benefits Collab!

Check out their merchandise at www.outofprintclothing.com

Collab – Volume 42 – Now available for sale online

If you are interested in buying the latest edition of Collab, you can now pick one up at our online store. CLICK HERE, or in the “Purchase” tab in the header of this page, and you can use your credit card to pick up a copy of the 2014 Collab for only $10. For in-person sales, check at lunch for our sales table, or see Mr. Lally in the English hallway.


The 2014 Collab (Volume 42) is IN!

The 2014 edition of Collab is here!

The shipment arrived today, and instead of holding out until April 30, to coincide with the True North Open Mic Night, we’ve decided to open the magazine up for sale right away.

If you are interested in purchasing a copy, the cost is $10, and a purchase brings with it a FREE copy of the 2013 edition (until they run out – we only have 8 remaining at this time).

To buy a copy, please visit our sales table at lunch, or see Mr. Lally in the English hall. You can also ask our head editing staff of: Irina Grigoryeva, Lena Keown, and Pranav Menon, who will be able to get you a copy as well.

And most important, congratulations to the staff for turning out another excellent magazine!

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Volume 42 Has Gone to the Printers

The Spring 2014 edition of Collab is now complete, and has been sent out to the printers! If all goes well, it should arrive at BHS by the end of April! We will be setting up a pre-order table at lunch for the week immediately before and immediately after April break – order one today! The cost is $10, and while supplies last, any preorder will also get you a FREE copy of the award-winning 2013 edition. For a sample of the great work you’ll see in this year’s magazine, click on the HIGHLIGHTS tab in the header.

Collab Volume 41 is Down to its Final Copies

We are only about a week away from sending the 2014 edition of Collab to the presses, and we are currently taking pre-orders. The cost of the magazine is $10, and we’ve sold out twice in the last four years. We only have 8 remaining copies of our NCTE award-winning magazine from last year, and we have decided to extend our pre-order promotion:

From now until April break, any purchase of a 2013 Collab ($10) entitles you to a FREE edition of the upcoming 2014 magazine. See Collab advisor Mr. Lally, or our head editors – Irina Grigoryeva, Lena Keown, or Pranav Menon (all Class of 2014) to purchase one of the last remaining copies of the magazine.

We expect that Volume 42 will arrive sometime around the end of April, or the beginning of May. Stay tuned for updates!


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