The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron Line

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...

Professional Development Days

Professional Development Days

Nicole Poitras, Curtis Newton, and Maggie O'Hara
March 24
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Every student looks forward to Professional Development Days, more commonly known as Teacher Workshop, where they get the day off. On these days, teachers meet at the school at 7:00 A.M. and work in meetings to discuss curriculum and other school-related matters. But what do teachers actually do on these...

A home away from home

A home away from home

Natalie Lewis, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

This year, Hollis Brookline High School is hosting four foreign exchange students, each traveling from different locations around the globe. Four girls are embarking on the brave experience of spending a year away from home. Britt Stegeman ‘16 is a returning visitor from the Netherlands. So far, sh...

Will the knee hold up?

Will the knee hold up?

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Showcase

Senior and possibly top scorer of Hollis Brookline High School boy’s lacrosse team Ryan Walsh is hoping his knee will hold up this season. Walsh ‘16 has now blown out his knee twice. This first accident occurred during his freshman year while playing Milford. Walsh tore his ACL and his meniscus...

Confirm before you commit

Confirm before you commit

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

How important is visiting your college's campus? The answer you receive will reflect the person you ask. Some students apply to up to twenty schools, making it impractical to visit all of them. If this is the case, then you should think about widening your possibilities. For many students, visiting a campus can be ...

Double Chocolate Chunk Granola? Yes, please!

Double Chocolate Chunk Granola? Yes, please!

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
March 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Erin Baker Co. was started in 1994 when Erin Baker purchased a mixer and started to develop “The Original Breakfast Cookie”. From 1996 to 1997, kitchen space was rented and the logo was born. In 2001 the company took off, Baker had hired ten new team members and became an official sponsor of t...

Congrats you’re in! Now what?

Congrats you’re in! Now what?

Chantal Jennings, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

If you’re among the students who have already been accepted into several colleges, how will you decide which college is number one? The decision is a difficult one. How does a person decide their future career let alone where to spend the next four years? There are innumerable factors to take into...

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School
Features