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Chamber Festival

Chamber Festival

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

On Saturday, January 13, seven Hollis Brookline High School students attended the All State Chamber Music Festival at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, NH. All State auditions were held in November and required student musicians to play scales and prepared pieces, as well as a sight readi...

How do your favorite letters stack up?

How do your favorite letters stack up?

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January

Letters: they’re the things we use every day. They make up every word of every sentence that we write and speak. And yet, which one is the best? Out of all twenty-six letters, there has to be one that is the best. Many things go into what make a letter great: use, how it looks, sentimental attachmen...

2018 Grammy nominations

2018 Grammy nominations

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

The 60th Grammy Awards nominations have been revealed for the show on January 28, causing much excitement as well as some disappointment. There are a total of 84 categories with titles up for grabs, but the most-desired titles are for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New ...

The poems less traveled

The poems less traveled

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

January 25, 2018


Filed under A & E, January

The annual tradition of Poetry Out Loud has found its way back into the lives of Hollis Brookline once again, as English students from across each grade level competed against each each other in the school competition hosted on Dec. 20 in the auditorium. After an excellent showing by all of the class fin...

These are THE BEST Christmas songs

These are THE BEST Christmas songs

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, December, Showcase

It’s December now, and you know what that means: it’s the holiday season! Here at CavChron, we’re ready to list off the best Christmas songs that you should be listening to this year. First, we should identify what a good Christmas song is all about. Hollis Brookline’s Jonathan “JB” Br...

Fall Play Dazzles Audiences

Fall Play Dazzles Audiences

Michael Friedman, News Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, December, Showcase

Going into December, the theater department revved up for its annual fall play. On Thursday night, Nov. 30, the doors opened to a world of mystery and intrigue, where the antics of Sherlock Holmes drove a plot filled to the brim with humor and top-notch acting. The auditorium bustled with enthusiasm as ea...

Shows you should watch this winter

Shows you should watch this winter

Mark Labak, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, November, Showcase

It’s almost the holiday season, and sometimes there’s no better antidote to the harsh weather than movies and television. Netflix offers thousands of movies and shows, but it’s not always everyone’s first choice with the likes of television giants such as Game of Thrones streaming through HB...

HB Honors Choir brings their voices to Plymouth State

HB Honors Choir brings their voices to Plymouth State

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

November 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

On Thursday, Nov. 2, the Hollis Brookline Honors Choir attended the All New England Choral Festival at Plymouth State University. The event consisted of 350 voices from around New England, performing Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the festiva...

From groovy jams to big-band swing: Fall concert

From groovy jams to big-band swing: Fall concert

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

On October the 26, the Hollis Brookline music department put on it’s annual fall show, featuring performances from the Concert, Jazz, and Honors Choirs, as well as from both the Concert, Jazz, and Honors Jazz bands. Being both a stressful and busy time of the academic year, the fall shows aren’...

Tromboning will save your life someday

Tromboning will save your life someday

Joseph Schunemann, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

...his encore performance of It’s a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong had the kind of tone that could swaddle up a baby in that kinda way that they’d never wanna be let go.

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