The CavChron

The roommate dilemma

Will Ferrell in Step Brothers

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

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...

Making memories with sappy seniors

Making memories with sappy seniors

Niki Maragos and Shannon Fitzpatrick

April 5, 2016

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. ...

Lengths and leaps of the library

Lengths and leaps of the library

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features

March 25, 2016

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.

Professional Development Days

The Unified Arts group working together

Nicole Poitras, Curtis Newton, and Maggie O'Hara

March 24, 2016

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...

Will the knee hold up?

Senior Ryan Walsh

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

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...

Competing in the Zika zone

A mosquito transmitting the Zika virus

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016

Is it worth risking your baby’s quality of life for the opportunity to compete in the Olympics? That’s the question many athletes are choosing to take by traveling to Rio, Brazil this coming August for the Summer Olympic Games. According to World Health Organization, the Zika virus is a World Health...

Shamrockin’ it out

Shamrockin' it out

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features

March 4, 2016

America’s favorite “smooth and creamy mint flavored shake topped with whipped cream and a cherry” is back. “But only for a limited time” according to McDonald’s. Their seasonal Shamrock Shake drives the nation crazy every year in the month of March, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This...

Are dog clothes a treat or ‘ruff’?

Teresa Randlett's dog, Monroe, sporting a snazzy snuggie

Teresa Randlett, Editor in Chief

February 15, 2016

As the winter months hereld in frigid temperatures, the people of New England drag out their hefty winter coats and thick scarves knitted by grandma. As a result, before stepping out into sub-Arctic temperatures, us humans don’t think twice about putting on our warm coats before we step snow-shoed...

Is having a dog worth the bite?

The Bertone's dog, Suki

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

In 1991, there were one hundred and seventeen million pets in the United States, and over half of all families in America own at least one pet, as stated by Huffington Post. Many of theses family pets include dogs. But most people don’t consider their dogs to be a pet. Most believe that their dogs ar...

Can I make money as a blogger?

Niki Maragos preparing for a new video to go up on her personal YouTube channel.

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features

February 1, 2016

Now that 2016 is in full swing and all of the lists about new technology and best restaurants to visit have dropped, let’s talk about what’s really on our minds. How am I going to make tons of money this year? Well, one of the hottest new professions out there for 2016 is online blogging. &n...

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