The CavChron

Changing HB: HB the Change update

HB the Change members contributing to the community.

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

HB the Change is a newer club at HBHS and has only been around for a few years. The club's purpose is to brighten peoples days, just for the sake of doing so. Lisa Danis and Ann Melim, English teachers at Hollis Brookline are the advisors of the club. Although they do many things outside of school, they...

Changing the community one soup at a time

HB the Change students offering helping hands at the Nashua Soup Kitchen.

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent

May 12, 2016

While some HBHS students were visiting France, London and Montreal, others from HB the Change were doing what they could to help at the Nashua Soup Kitchen. Chris Aulbach ‘17, Caroline Kroeger ‘17, Jillian O’Hara ‘19, Maggie O’Hara ‘17, Javier Sandoval ‘17, and Jackie Haytayan ‘17 took...

‘DOS’ for the GSA

Ms. Evans supporting the Day of Silence.

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016

The Day of Silence happens every year; this year it fell on Friday, April 15. The Day of Silence is an annual event that is sponsored by Gay Straight Alliances (GSA) all across the country. Participants can take the vow of silence for the day to help bring attention to the silencing effect as well as...

Local employment

Local employment

Curtis Newton and Rachel Marquis

April 19, 2016

At Hollis Brookline High School, lots of juniors and seniors hold part-time jobs. Kristi Fox ‘17, Sarah Cramton ‘16, and Rhys Gaudet ‘16 are featured to tell the CavChron about their experiences in working locally, discussing both the positive and negative of working close to home....

StuCo update: April

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent

April 19, 2016

On April 14th, the student council discussed many of the upcoming events that will soon  be taking place at HBHS. All seniors who plan on attending the Senior Trips will need to pick up a packet from the main office. The trips chosen this year are Six Flags in Agawam, MA (6/7) and Brownstone in P...

Alex’s story

Teghan Kelly and Alex coming to HB to share a special story.

Niki Maragos and Tyler O'Brien

April 13, 2016

Alex has shared his story with many schools, but at Hollis Brookline High School, the students seemed caught by the story’s meaning. The past two Mondays, April 4 and April 10, freshman through seniors gathered in the auditorium during CavBlock to hear Alex’s story.     The program beg...

Boston Red Sox hope to wave off Ortiz with a winning season

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Bret Belden, Copy Editor

April 6, 2016

The Baltimore Orioles are set to face off against the Red Sox in their home opener at Fenway Park on Monday, April 11th. Among the Red Sox roster is twenty-four year veteran and thirteen-year Sox player David Ortiz, who has assisted in three World Series wins since his signing. His game four walk-off h...

Are we all “two-faced” on Snapchat?

Are we all

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Every week, the makers of Snapchat come out with new filters for users of the app. An extremely popular filter is face swap. The concept is pretty self explanatory: it takes two people and swaps their faces. To do a face swap, you must begin by locking on one person’s face and select the face ...

What is the ideal age?

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Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

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...

Issue heard ’round the world

Emily Babcock '16, Nicola Chomiak '16, and history teacher Trevor Duval.

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent

March 30, 2016

On Tuesday March 22, at 7a.m. in Belgium (3a.m. in the U.S.), twin blasts hit Zaventem airport, where eleven people were killed. Around an hour later, another bomb exploded in Maelbeek metro station, leaving twenty people dead. Over 240 people were injured in the attack. Hours later, ISIS claimed...

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