The CavChron

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Blood is essential to everyday life. “The work of the volunteers there was very nice and efficient” said blood donor Cam Dryer ‘18. Hopefully the blood drive remains successful in the years to come.

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2017

On Nov. 15, the Red Cross Club held their annual blood drive in the mini-gym, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in hopes of receiving lots of donated blood for the American Red Cross to distribute where necessary. The club members themselves helped to check donors in and out of the mini-gym and worked with...

It’s college time!

Jonathan Brackett ‘18 sits and finalizes his CommonApp as time winds down on the Early Action deadlines. “I think I’m in a good spot as far as the application goes,” said Brackett as he filled in his information.

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

November 6, 2017

As if the beginning of the school year didn’t include enough already, an immensely large percentage of seniors are trying to cram in college applications as well. Seniors who are applying to college are currently working on their CommonApps, filing for need and merit based scholarships, finalizing ...

Coffee Diem: Siege the Day

Ryan Farquhar, local renaissance man, puts the finishing touches on his treb for last year’s project. His group built an interesting variant on the base trebuchet using a design called a “murlin,” using various ropes to increase the acceleration of the machine. “[Trebuchet Day] is the big hurrah of the year for physics,” said Perry.

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 26, 2017

This Friday yields one of the most exciting and anticipated in-school events of the year, the AP Physics I Trebuchet day. Every year, the physics students of Hollis Brookline High School lay awake in their beds on treb day eve, listening for the sound of the *clop clop clop* of trebuchet wheels moving on ...

Homecoming tradition continues to entertain

Students enjoy socializing and dancing in the mini gym. Adam McQuilkin '18, photographer and Senior student council president, said, “Homecoming was a huge success, it came out better than I could have hoped thanks to the wonderful Mr. Perry and Ms. Ainsworth-Brown, our class advisers, and the HB student body.”

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

October 26, 2017

This year’s Homecoming festivities were a blowout success, with higher attendance among both upper and lower classmen, quality concessions, and genuinely good spirits all around. The event ran from 7-10 p.m. in the mini-gym, with concessions situated in the main gym. The music was provided by stude...

You Won’t BELIEVE What Student Council is up to!

Senior Class Representative Jack Aldana-Proulx spends his fourth period in the library assisting Christine Heaton. He is a stand up individual and a wonderful spokesman for the senior class.

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

October 26, 2017

Student council: a group that often goes overlooked by the student body at large, yet they are at the core of all that goes on for their class, especially  senior year. Without the Student Council, though, many of the essential parts of senior year would not happen: prom, senior trips, and the senior pr...

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