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Changing HB: HB the Change update

Changing HB: HB the Change update

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
May 17
Filed under Features

HB the Change is a newer club at HBHS and has only been around for a few years. The club's purpose is to brighten peoples days, just for the sake of doing so. Lisa Danis and Ann Melim, English teachers at Hollis Brookline are the advisors of the club. Although they do many things outside of school, they...

The roommate dilemma

The roommate dilemma

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
May 10
Filed under Features, Showcase

The dilemma students find themselves in is whether or not they should do random selection for a college roommate or not. They come across this country-wide problem the day they start applying to colleges.   Some people like Cam Tulley ‘16, who will be attending Endicott College in Bever...

Journalism? More like 21st century learning

Journalism? More like 21st century learning

Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor
April 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

A journalist is so much more than a reporter: he or she is a leader, a web designer, a storyteller, and an artist. As students in the 21st century, each staff member at the CavChron has developed the new skills required of them to keep up with the fast-paced world of journalism.   Modern jour...

Local employment

Local employment

Curtis Newton and Rachel Marquis
April 19
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

At Hollis Brookline High School, lots of juniors and seniors hold part-time jobs. Kristi Fox ‘17, Sarah Cramton ‘16, and Rhys Gaudet ‘16 are featured to tell the CavChron about their experiences in working locally, discussing both the positive and negative of working close to home....

Alex’s story

Alex’s story

Niki Maragos and Tyler O'Brien
April 13
Filed under Features, Showcase

Alex has shared his story with many schools, but at Hollis Brookline High School, the students seemed caught by the story’s meaning. The past two Mondays, April 4 and April 10, freshman through seniors gathered in the auditorium during CavBlock to hear Alex’s story.     The program beg...

Making memories with sappy seniors

Making memories with sappy seniors

Niki Maragos and Shannon Fitzpatrick
April 5
Filed under April, Features, Showcase, Video

Seniors Ryan Walsh, Shae Berry, Keenan Troddyn, Vanessa Hale, Cat Cotton, and Erik Bodholt told CavChron reporter Shannon Fitzpatrick their favorite memories during their years in highschool at HB. ...

What is the ideal age?

What is the ideal age?

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
March 31
Filed under Features, Showcase

If you could live at any age in perfect health, what would it be? Everyone seems to have their own opinion, considering every poll seems to yield different results. Most pool results range from age thirty to age forty-five. What is seen a lot throughout the polls, is that participants tend to pick...

Catalanotti swings his way to All State

Catalanotti swings his way to All State

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
March 29
Filed under Features, Showcase

The bashing of drums isn’t always thought to be the prettiest sound. But for Nathan Catalanotti ‘17, drums are music to his ears. They’re also his passion, and his dedication to drumming has earned him the title of the first percussionist from Hollis Brookline to ever make it into the All State...

Lengths and leaps of the library

Lengths and leaps of the library

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features
March 25
Filed under Features, March, Showcase, Video

The Hollis Brookline library is working on some new advancements in technology for HB students. The CavChron interviewed head librarian Christine Heaton and superintendent Andrew Corey. Here's what we learned.

Catching a signal, holding a charge

Catching a signal, holding a charge

Logan Collins, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Features, Showcase

How do we keep our batteries from running dry? Where is the best signal in the school? Should we use the WiFi or a carrier’s internet? These just some of the big questions phone users have here at HBHS. Let’s start with batteries. If you play games on your phone in the few free minutes you have, I ha...

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