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

Fashion Fun and Friends

Fashion Fun and Friends

Bailey Dunn, Head Editor June 11, 2024

  When on the topic of fashion innovation most people think of ultra-famous fashion houses like Chanel that dominate the industry, but little does everyone know the Hollis Brookline Community has...

Emma DiGennaro stands facing out to the crowd in Hollis Brookline High School’s production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Here, on stage, DiGennaro has found a fulfilling passion for performing. This passion has caused her to change her original career plans.

A Love for the Stage Changes Future Career Plans

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 29, 2024

Emma DiGennaro was seven years old when she auditioned for her first show. With an extroverted personality and big dreams, she aimed to be a star in the production A Year With Frog and Toad at Peacock...

Stereotypical Barbie (played by Margot Robbie) dances in a party scene from Barbie. The Greta Gerwig-directed film became the highest-grossing movie of 2023 with $1.44 billion worldwide and broke the record for the highest-grossing female-directed film of all time. “What I think really contributed to the success was the idea of dressing up and going to Barbie. Everyone wore pink…it was the summer of girls,” said HB film studies teacher Victoria Flaherty. (Image courtesy of Warners Bros. Pictures)

2023: The Year the Movies Made a Comeback

Finn Brown, Head Editor April 21, 2024

“We come to this place for magic,” actress Nicole Kidman boasts at the beginning of her infamous AMC Theaters commercial. The advertisement plays at the start of each film shown at the theater chain,...

Maggie Rogers graces the cover of ‘Don’t Forget Me’ in a Polaroid photograph. The singer-songwriter’s third studio album features 10 tracks and a more laid-back sound for the indie star. “I really wanted to make a record that felt like a Sunday driving record,” explained Rogers in an interview with the Associated Press. | Capitol Records

Maggie Rogers Reflects on ‘Don’t Forget Me’

Finn Brown, Head Editor April 18, 2024

For the past eight years, Maggie Rogers has been a reliable, innovative voice in independent music. The singer-songwriter first gained attention in 2016 after a masterclass video of her and Pharrell Williams...

Miranda Bergeron 25 stands with fellow euphonium players at the New Hampshire All-State Music Festival. | Courtesy Bergeron

Lost in the Music: Miranda Bergeron and the Euphonium

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 15, 2024

Lost in the sweet sound, soothing the mind with a blanket of safety and serenity. Suddenly, surprisingly, interrupted: a sneeze. A head hitting the mouthpiece, the musician scrambling to get back on track....

Album cover features Gray in a yellow and black jacket, with a colorful painted face. | Republic Records

Conan Gray Finds New Sound with ‘Found Heaven’

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 8, 2024

It’s April 5, 2024, but Conan Gray whimsically whisks the world back to the 1980s with the release of his third album, Found Heaven. Featuring 13 songs, Gray experiments with new sounds and themes, carefully...

Seen is Greta Van Fleet performing the popular song Light My Love, at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on September 15, 2023. “This was probably my favorite song of the concert,” said Hannah Welts ‘25.

Greta Van Fleet: Lighting Up the Rock Stage

Zoё Welts, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

Following the release of their 2023 album, Starcatcher, the up and coming rock band Greta Van Fleet is currently on their first world tour. Formed in 2012 the band consists of four members: lead vocalist...

Merrily We Roll Along’s three ‘Old Friends’ are their regular silly selves in this promotional picture. HB’s production stars Jakob Kolb ‘27, Emma DiGennaro ‘25, and Colby Hallett ‘25 as Charley, Mary and Frank (pictured left to right). “I have loved working with Jakob and Colby in this production,” says DiGennaro.

Bursting With Dreams: HB’s Take on Broadway Hit “Merrily We Roll Along”

Julie Veiga, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Audiences in the HB Community Auditorium this week will be blasted into the past to experience the tale of three lifelong friends who share a dream. However, the story comes with a major twist– reverse...

Fireworks and confetti shoot off, as fans cheer for the end of a night of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.  The Eras Tour served as an opportunity for Swifties to connect with each other and the fandom as a whole.  “I went to the Eras tour with my son, we had such a great time,” said fan Kathleen Brown.

2023: The Year of Swifties

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 31, 2024

It’s May 21, 2023, and she receives a text from a family friend, who graciously offers a ticket to the highly sought-after Eras Tour. Although she is not an avid listener, she knows some big radio hits;...

Singer-songwriter Mitski performs at a concert. (David Lee from Redmond, WA, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

A Thorough Review of Mitski’s “The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We”

Xavier Lindsey, Assistant Editor November 9, 2023

On September 15, singer-songwriter Mitski Miyawaki, née Mitsuki Laycock, and known more commonly by her mononym Mitski, released her seventh album, The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We. Mitsuki Laycock...

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