The CavChron

Emma Armstrong going to Florida Next Semester for Internship

 Emma Armstong competing on her horse. The horse she is on is running through a course. “I would like to make a name for myself through competing and continuing my riding education,” said Armstong ‘21.
January 15, 2021

Next semester, Emma Armstrong, a senior at Hollis-Brookline High school, will move down to Florida to continue learning about riding, training, competing and much more through a hands-on internship.    The...

HB Seniors Take on College Apps.

Many students are using the Common Application to apply to college. The application process has been a hard one, especially with Covid-19, but students are trying to make it work by asking for help. “Having the support from my parents was really something I benefited from,” said Delaney Wiemer.
January 15, 2021

2020 has been full of uncertainties, and that extends to college applications. The pandemic has brought more worries to the already stressful process. Nevertheless, HB students are powering through with...

The Music Scene of Quarantine

Hollis-Brookline musicians perform at a socially distanced concert at Nichols Field this summer. “It was a lot of hard work, but it paid off,” said drummer Miles Montgomery, ‘21 (pictured back-middle). Musicians have been hard-pressed to find opportunities where they can perform due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 9, 2020

COVID-19 has affected many different aspects of our lives, but one that isn't considered very often is live music. Live music is vital to many, and it plays a significant role in HB student culture. Without...

Mrs. Brooks: Behind the scenes

While getting materials ready for today’s AP Environmental Science class, Mrs. Brooks briefly removes her mask for a quick smiling photo. “Really the joy of my life is teaching science,” said Brooks.
October 30, 2020

Students at HB, may have seen Nancy Brooks, the long term sub for Camille. Carson. Brooks spends the majority of her time in room 304, where she teaches Environmental Science, and She occasionally takes...

Senior Fears of Senior Year

The new senior class takes inspiration from last year’s prom and starts looking at ways to make this year just as exciting while still being safe.
October 20, 2020

As students have been getting accustomed to their new school environment, seniors are reflecting on how they think their final year will look. The typical senior activities are up in the air due to Covid...

How are parents taking remote learning

This is a photo of a chrome book that is used for online learning. As a remote student I used my own chromebook. “He is always on his computer anyways so I thought it would be good for him.”says Katelin Daniels, mother of Jason daniels. Almost every kid of the parents who were interviewed used a chromebook.
October 19, 2020

As we start up the school year again, the threat of COVID-19 is still lingering from the prior year. Many families have opted to have their children be taught through an online environment instead of going...

Teachers on the New Way of Learning

 The new guidelines for COVID-19 have led to a drastic change in how lunch works at HB. For the people who do not want to eat outside at lunch, the tables in the gym are the only other option. They sit two people at a table at most, and students have to scan where they are sitting. It is up to the students to keep up with logging where they sit or else the school will have to assign lunch seats “Now more than ever students need to practice self management” says Ilingworth.
October 16, 2020

With the new changes to school this year, the teachers, both in-person and remote, have had to adjust how they teach their classes. COVID-19 has made HB rework multiple systems used in the past to make...

Load more stories
The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School