The CavChron

Tennis, a sport on the rise

Despite a small team, the tennis team plays with heart every match. They have high expectations and look to welcome the upcoming freshmen. “I look forward to seeing how the new freshmen will mix into our team dynamic and make our team even stronger,” says Randlett ‘19.

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The school's tennis team is coming into this spring following a successful 2017 season, where the boys quietly went 12-2, and the girls team went 9-5. Still, even with solid individual runs in both singles and doubles, the team is looking to build on last year's success. While tennis is an individu...

Voices Heard

HBHS’s American flag flies in the front of the school. The flag stands for freedom, representation, and equality for all who pledge to it. Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to be nominated to run for Vice President representing a major political party during her campaign said, “By choosing a woman to run for your nation's second highest office, you send a powerful signal to all Americans. There are no doors we cannot unlock. We will place no limits on achievement.”

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

After a year of political chaos, sexual harassment and protests, a record amount of women are ready to make their voices heard in local and federal government. The uprising of empowered women running for office comes when conflicts between American communities are high, following many crude and sexist...

MLB rule change

Justin Verlander throws a pitch during his time in Detroit. Justin Verlander is currently on the Houston Astros and shares his opinion on the new mound visit rule change. “If you're going to make adjustments I personally don't think limiting mound visits between a catcher & pitcher is the way to go. If there's a cross-up in signs those guys [catchers] can get hurt

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 21, 2018

Do you enjoy watching professional baseball on television? If you're not a huge fan of it, there's a change being made for the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season that may catch your interest. Many have complained about the length of games, so the MLB imposed a new rule that allows only si...

Is studying worth it?

Students at HBHS try to find time in their schedules to study, do homework, extracurricular activities, as well as perform basic necessities. Finding ways to study efficiently is very helpful. “I think studying is super important... You want to learn the material to help secure the information. It is not about memorizing, it is about learning,” said Milette.

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Many students at HBHS debate whether studying is worth it, to decide if they should take time out of their busy schedules to prepare for assessments. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is harder than it seems. Students at HB play sports, participate in clubs, enroll in difficult classes, and also ...

Honors Jazz Takes on UNH Jazz Fest Again

One of the HBHS Honors Jazz Band’s two outstanding performance awards from the Clark Terry UNH Jazz Festival.

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

One of the first things one might notice when walking into the Hollis Brookline High School Band Room are the many trophies, awards and plaques lining the walls and shelves. Every trophy on display has been awarded to the band under the direction of Mr. Dave Umstead, who this past month may not have wo...

Clement Sherwood, 2018 State Champion

Sherwood is declared champion in a finals match this year. The presence of the white uniform, rather than HB’s typical navy blue, signifies that this match was a final, and would decide first and second place. “Seeing Clem go out and earn it, is a reinforcement to the fact that, you have to work for it,” said St. Pierre.

Emmie White, News Editor

March 20, 2018

Following four fantastic seasons on the HBHS varsity wrestling team, Clement Sherwood ‘18 closed his high school career with a big win at the state meet on Feb. 17. Hollis Brookline joined 12 other Division II teams at ConVal in the third week of February to close their season. Sherwood, a team ...

USA’s Shocking Results

Abi Blasi looks through the final Olympic results as she sits in class. She found the medal count not to be a surprise. “...I could tell Norway would do well from the start,” said Blasi.

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

With the commencement of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, the United States did not do as well as they intended to. Although many athletes did fulfill their Olympic dreams, it was not quite enough for the U.S.A team to take the lead in the medal count. Many U.S fans were disappointed in this year’s o...

School trips during February break

Students on the Costa Rica trip stand together after they finished digging and replanting seeds to bring wildlife to the shores. The trip consisted of activities to help out the community and preserve the land along the river. “It feels good that all the work we put in will help so many people in the future, and we all became a lot closer while we were doing it,” said Meghan Veino ‘20.

Lindsey Wood, staff writer

March 20, 2018

During February vacation, AP World History students traveled to Greece and Rome to visit ancient landmarks, while Spanish students traveled to Costa Rica for a service trip. Each trip only lasted a quick seven days, but they were trips of a lifetime.    Fifty of this year and last year’s AP Worl...

Girls Basketball wins Championship

Coach Bob Murphy and the bench celebrating during the game. The girls took home Hollis Brookline's first girls basketball title on Friday night.

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

March 16, 2018

On Friday night, the Hollis Brookline Girls Basketball team beat John Stark 54-43 to take home the state title for the first time in HB history. Coming off a loss in the championship game last year, the team started this season with four straight wins, and stayed strong through the rest of the yea...

NBA mid-season recap

NBA mid-season recap

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

The first half of the 2017-2018 NBA season has been one for the books. In the Eastern Conference, the favorites going into the season were the Cleveland Cavaliers. This is  because they have the best all around player in the league, LeBron James. The Boston Celtics, coached by Brad Stevens, didn’t waste...

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