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

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...

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...

Last week Hollis-Brookline transition to remote learning due to the spread of COVID-19.  This has posed new challenges and learning experiences for students and staff alike. The first few days were a little shaky. Everyone is learning even the teachers so it’s getting done just slowly, said Paige Boggis 20.

Remote learning: three days in

Hannah Riseman, Head Editor March 23, 2020

Friday, March 20, exactly one week after the announcement that SAU41 would transition to remote learning until April 3 due to the spread of COVID-19, marked the end of the first week of online learning....

Hollis-Brookline High School is a well renowned school that successfully graduates students and sends many of them to college. HB students have endured much stress to arrive where there are, but those who didn’t keep up have been forgotten. “I wish our school would not only encourage college after high school, but just success in general because you can be successful without college,” said Jessica Hubert ‘20.

Are students at high achieving high schools under too much pressure to attend college?

TJ McKenna, Co-Sports Editor February 14, 2020

As long as I’ve been a student in the Hollis-Brookline Cooperative School District, I can’t remember a time we haven’t been ranked among the best public schools in the state of New Hampshire. Because...

The cardiovascular system is painted on the wall outside the biology classrooms. The nicotine in vape and e-cigarette products have been proven to negatively impact the lungs, contributing to the concern the vaping epidemic will affect the health of youth for years to come. “There is an epidemic in our school of under-aged nicotine consumption… I think that this year that they did a really great job by bringing in Breathe NH… it was much more effective: there was a lot of data, statistics, infographics and [comparisons] especially to cigarettes, said Mary Martin 20, student council president.

HB joins the fight against vaping

Hannah Riseman and Ella Mouradian December 10, 2019

Across the country, the use of vape and e-cigarette products has been on the rise. The percent of students vaping recently rose from 11.7 in 2017 to 27.5 in 2019, a drastic increase Hollis and Brookline...

A Hollis Brookline flag football team celebrates their third consecutive championship in the Hampshire Dome Flag Football league. Hollis Brookline teams have consistently dominated this league since 2015, always winning their respective divisions. “Flag football is very big at Hollis Brookline, it almost feels like a dynasty,” said Brian Holroyd.

Flag Football Frenzy

TJ McKenna, Asst. Sports Editor November 15, 2019

Sports are vital to the culture of high schools all over the United States, and it’s no different here at HB. Football, volleyball, basketball and a multitude of other sports draw crowds composed of...

Redlining was used for decades to decide where the FHA and VA would ensure loans. Houses in areas with African American residents usually did not qualify. This policy was blatantly unconstitutional because it made African Americans second class citizens.

I’m a Democrat…and I agree with Ben Carson

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor October 1, 2018

In this era of extreme political polarization, it is important to be able to recognize when an opponent introduces a motion that deserves bipartisan support. Last month, Ben Carson made an appeal to...

As elections draw near, political signs can be found in abundance on local roadsides. For many voters, this is the closest they will get to name recognition. Only about 20% of people will vote in off year elections.

Vote early and local

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor September 10, 2018

In recent years, buying local produce, artisan goods, and other wares has become extremely popular. Slogans such as “eat local” and “buy local” can be seen on t-shirts, bumper stickers, and tote...

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