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HB: A History

HB: A History

Martin Bradshaw, Kai Holmes, and Josh Walker

January 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

There has been a lot of talk lately about Hollis-Brookline’s ability to house students-- or rather, its lack thereof. A great deal of work and worry has gone into finding a way to deal with this issue, and it has proven to be quite the challenge. The current issue at hand, however, might make it...

Teachers: Beyond the Classroom

Teachers: Beyond the Classroom

Mark Thibeault, Heather Trono, and Lily Navaroli

December 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Much to contrary belief, teachers do have a life outside of the classroom. Some participate in clubs/sports as coaches and advisors, while others enjoy time with their families. But often, it never crosses students’ minds that their mentors might actually...do stuff. John Gray, a janitor here at HBHS,...

Christina Brown: Teacher of the Month

Christina Brown: Teacher of the Month

Maddie Poulin, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Who’s Hollis Brookline’s December Teacher of the Month? Hollis Brookline’s new up-and-coming club, HB the Change, has decided to start recognizing the hard work of the teachers at HB. The members of this club hope to bring a new aspect to the appreciation that students have towards their teachers. Ann...

Punctuality: The Politeness of Kings

Punctuality: The Politeness of Kings

Adriana Radosavljevic, Guest Contributor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Creak. The classroom door opens as the teacher continues to speak. The late student walks unsurely towards the teacher, shoes squeaking against the floor. She stands there holding a pass until the teacher pauses to take it, the class watching her every move. No one wants to be late--at times, it can...

Allergen-safe advice

Allergen-safe advice

Heather Trono, Contributor

June 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Between trying to balance sleep, a social life and school,being a teenager is hard enough. Let’s add another obstacle though-- food allergies. They get in the way of being able to eat out with friends because depending on the severity, you may have to look at every single ingredient-- that includes...

Farewell, Media

June 17, 2014


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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


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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


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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.

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