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A perfect day, a perfect ceremony: Graduation 2016

A perfect day, a perfect ceremony: Graduation 2016

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
June 17, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Saturday June 11, 2016, friends, family, and loved ones gathered outside to celebrate the graduation of the class of 2016. Directed by Dave Umstead, the Concert Band performed "Pomp and Circumstance," along with several other pieces, including a John Williams medley of ET, Harry Potter, and Star Wars. Th...

HB students receive their LNA

HB students receive their LNA

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
June 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Three students from Hollis Brookline High School recently received their LNA. An LNA is a Licensed Nursing Assistant. As an LNA, their job is to do basic nursing activities, such as dressing and feeding their patients. Olivia Lukovits ‘16, Kelsey Mansfield ‘16, and Sarah Connell ‘16 are the stu...

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip

Maggie O'Hara, Assistant Editor
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features

As Summer draws near, seniors are starting to think about their next great adventure before they continue on towards adulthood and start college. Many of them are looking to hit the road. Going on a road trip is a classic way to celebrate finally graduating, strengthen the bonds with your friends, an...

Are you prom-ready?

Are you prom-ready?

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Changing HB: HB the Change update

Changing HB: HB the Change update

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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. ...

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