The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron

HB senior awarded NRRAs Outstanding Student Recycler of the Year Award

HB senior awarded NRRA’s Outstanding Student Recycler of the Year Award

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief June 1, 2017

The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) recognized sen ior Allie Campbell’s exceptional recycling efforts on Tuesday, May 23 at their annual conference, naming her “Outstanding Student...

HB FIRST Robotics team brings home silver

HB FIRST Robotics team brings home silver

Maggie O'Hara and Ava Occhialini May 25, 2017

The HBHS Robotics team brought home a silver medal from the FIRST World Championships early this month, where they competed among more than 400 other teams in St. Louis, Missouri. After weeks of designing,...

Contestants Nick Vertullo 17, Drew Gillis 17, and Jack Byrne 17 engage each other during the guest questionnaire.

Mr. HB: a tradition in need of a makeover?

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor May 10, 2017

Mr. HBHS has always been a hallmark event of tongue-in-cheek pageantry for the students at Hollis Brookline High School. Known as an evening of laughs during which students vy for the envied title and...

Mr. HBHS tuxedos provided by Mens Wearhouse

Tux Time

Mario Barassi, Staff Writer May 8, 2017

As the promposals start to roll in and dates are finalized, most people are looking for what to wear to prom. Sometimes the outfits can be crazy, but most of the time they're relatively simple. Corsages...

Millette shows off her new ring.

HBHS staff get engaged

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor May 4, 2017

In the course of the 2016-2017 school year, four HB teachers have become one step closer to tying the knot. Matthew Barbosa, Catherine Orzech, Victoria Milette, and Eric Perry are newly engaged to their...

Millette smiles with her new fiance.

Milette says yes

Connor Harris, Staff Writer April 6, 2017

On March 1 Victoria (Tori) Milette, an English teacher at Hollis Brookline High School, got engaged to her boyfriend of two years, Lance.. The couple decided to take a trip up to Mountain View Grand Resort...

Eric Perry and his now-fiance celebrate their engagement.

Perry pops the question

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer April 6, 2017

Eric Perry, a physics teacher here at HBHS, recently got engaged. He popped the question on March 4 in Maine, on East End Beach. Perry said, “There was a negative twelve degree windchill, and we were...

Senior skit members go on a trip in their Magic School Bus.

Grab your tissues: A spirit week letter

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer March 31, 2017

Spirit Week came to an emotional close on February 24 in the school gymnasium. The class of 2017 won for the second time, becoming back-to-back champions. But this was a Spirit Week was more than just...

Hollis Brookline Ski Club

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Connor Harris, Staff Writer February 22, 2017

The Ski club was created by Madame Faucher, French teacher at the high school, and is led by the club’s president, Tucker Wood ‘17. The club is available every year for all of those who wish to either...

These classic bases are staples to any wardrobe.

5 Winter style tips for men

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2017

The winter can be a tough time for style. It’s easy for high schoolers to just roll out of bed and throw on some sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and some ratty, old sneakers. Changing weather and icy conditions...

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