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Farewell, Media

June 17, 2014


Filed under Features

Dear valued patron, I never thought that “stone age” Hollis/Brookline would break through the cracks of a tough wall, supported by administration, into the 21st century journalism community. Instead of paper we moved to an online format. Photos evolved into videos and vlogs while at the same time...

Farewell, Features

Farewell, Features

June 17, 2014


Filed under Features

June has hit, finals have begun, and yearbooks are being passed around in the hallways. As I wrap up my senior year and look back at some of the most meaningful aspects of my high school career, the Cav Chron will always be a large part of my memories of high school. I have been a part of the paper for...

How to reach and teach reluctant learners

How to reach and teach reluctant learners

Mike Charron, Contributor

May 30, 2014


Filed under Features

Studies show that students with learning disabilities need to feel like the work relates to them in order to do better work and feel engaged. Frank Tkaczyk, a teacher who has worked with students with special needs for over two decades, said, “I think its very important that work relates to the students...

Empanada Extravaganza

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The annual Empanada Night, hosted by the Spanish Club was a success once again this year. Students ate a wide variety of empanadas ranging from cheese, meat, dessert and more. Students colored, listened to Spanish music at the event and got to hangout with fellow empanada enthusiasts. ...

HB Band takes NYC

Sophia Hall, News editor

May 20, 2014


Filed under Features

All photos taken by Veronica Abt '14.

Choosing courses: Which electives should you take?

Choosing courses: Which electives should you take?

Austin Bumpus, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Throughout their four years of high school, students sign up for many different electives in multiple different departments, and go through a multitude of experiences throughout their time in the classes. Hollis/Brookline’s electives cover a wide range of departments (social studies, english, science,...

Fearless in France

Fearless in France

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Most students view senior year as the last year they spend at home, but Emma Close, ‘14, decided to take the opportunity to go abroad for her senior year, and expand her horizons before starting her college career. Close boarded a plane for France in the summer and has had countless memories since--...

Soles4Souls comes to HB

Soles4Souls comes to HB

Lauria Patz, Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Features

Soles4Souls is a global non-profit organization devoted to fighting for the impoverished all across the world. They fight by collecting gently used or new shoes and clothes and then distributing them to those in need. They also create small enterprise programs during distribution in these small and disadvantaged...

A look through the lense: Alumna Kim Bubello visits HB Journalism Department

A look through the lense: Alumna Kim Bubello visits HB Journalism Department

Mackenzie Riel, Back Page Editor

May 8, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Showcase

From high school journalism, to the depths of photojournalism at RIT, alumna Kim Bubello returned to Hollis Brookline High School to give students a perspective of what it’s like doing photojournalism at a higher level in college. For the past two years, Bubello has been studying photojournalism a...

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