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

Caspian Hayden ‘23 creates a to-do list in a planner.

Making a Senior Year Bucket List Might Just Change Your Life

Owen Goodchild, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

Senior year loomed over me as I walked out from my last day of junior year. It was a mesmerizing realm of possibility. I could join new clubs, attend defining high school events like prom, and capitalize...

Savannah Duquette finishes her softball game in the 2022 season.

Senior Advice to Juniors

Zarina Nicholas, Staff Writer April 8, 2023

Seniors have almost finished the final year of their high school careers. College applications are being sent in, gap years are being planned out, and others are ready to go right to work after school....

Advice to New Students

Advice to New Students

Lauren Rogers, Rachel Lindof and Kelsey Sova June 3, 2022

As recent HBHS graduates, we have learned pretty much all there is to know about HB. Throughout our time here we have been able to learn some lessons with the help of others, and some we had to learn the...

Will Bird ‘22 receives his award of a full ride scholarship to University of Oregon. Bird made spectacular use of his abilities and applications during the scholarship process. “What always stands out in essays is a piece with a variety of saturated emotions” says Bird.

The College Scholarship Process and Why It’s so Important

Lauren Rogers, Head Editor May 6, 2022

Scholarships are defined as  “financial aid awards designed to help students pay for college.” Sometimes a scholarship is a one-time award, and other times, they are renewable for all years of school....

Review material for several midterm exams are spread across a students desk. Students typically spend almost the entire week before midterms trying to prepare for their exams by reviewing everything they have learned so far that year. “Usually I will study the packets that my teachers give me and Ill usually make a study plan on what I want to study each night,” said Miriam Burgher ‘22.

HBHS’s Return to Midterms

Rachel Lindof, Assistant Head Editor February 16, 2022

In January of 2019, I got ready for my first midterms week as a high school student. With probably five pounds worth of study materials, and the weight of heavy pressure to do well, I studied like a maniac,...

 Here I am standing in front of the sign of my top school, UNH. I had loved this campus ever since a field trip in 8th grade and knew that it checked all of my preferences for what I wanted for my college experience. “The most important characteristic of a school is that it is a place where you feel comfortable being yourself and exploring new things,” says Bumbarger.

6 Steps to a Successful College Process

Lauren Rogers, Head Editor February 14, 2022

College. Either the single most terrifying word to a high schooler or the most intriguing. There are so many moving pieces to the college search process, and for many, it can be the most overwhelming project...

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