The CavChron

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

Valerie, Mike, and Kirsten Bergen’s Bob house.

Ash Guthrie, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

On Sunday, February 19, Brookline’s community gathered for the town's annual Fishing Derby on Lake Potanipo from dawn until 3:00 p.m. This event has been hosted by the Recreation Commission in Brookline for the past 21 years. The Recreation Commission hosts events like the Fishing Derby to raise money for ...

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Mrs. Henderson and Mr. Illingworth, the Personal Finance teachers, highly recommend students to take this course.

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2017

Personal Finance is a course here at Hollis Brookline, established and taught by math teacher Mark  Illingworth, and by social studies teacher Katie Henderson as well. The Hollis Brookline community, similar to most communities around the country, is torn as to whether Personal Finance should be a re...

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

In the midst of spring sports, the musical, and various other HB happenings, a very special question was popped to a number of teachers here at school. No--no engagements happened, but several chaperones were selected  in preparation for the annual event that every senior class waits year long for: prom...

A fairy tale musical

Credit: Sarah MacEachen

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

March 31, 2016

Hollis Brookline High School’s Into the Woods  wrapped up its final showing this past weekend. Performances took place on March 18, 19, 25 and 26. Each show began at 7:30 pm, and continued for nearly three hours.  The Hollis Brookline Theatre Department showed admirable dedication and expertise throu...

The 2016 Masters

The 2016 Masters

Jack Shields, Sports Editor

March 31, 2016

Spring is finally here, which means golf’s most prestigious tournament is fast approaching. The Masters is a tournament that will last forever but has seen career’s flash before our eyes. Every April, millions of people sit by their televisions to watch history be made before their very eyes, ea...



Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor

March 30, 2016

  On March 28, 2016, the Hollis Brookline Middle School hosted their first annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fair for students from K-6. Companies such as BAE Systems, iRobot and Sub Zero attended to show off their technology and involve the younger generation in techn...

Training for a purpose

The wrestling team put together an impressive season this year, led by seniors, Wyatt, Nathaniel and Kayne (pictured here).

Erowynn Maul-Latham, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

This wrestling season HB did great, like you could say about them every year. This year was a special one for senior wrestlers Wyatt Farwell ‘16, Caleb Lomme ‘16,  Nathaniel Lindsay ‘16, Nick McPherson ‘16, Kayne Robert ‘16 and Christian Lopez '16. Wrestling season means tons of work...

Lengths and leaps of the library

Lengths and leaps of the library

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features

March 25, 2016

The Hollis Brookline library is working on some new advancements in technology for HB students. The CavChron interviewed head librarian Christine Heaton and superintendent Andrew Corey. Here's what we learned.

Why sports rock

Sports are a great way for people to go out, get together, exercise and enjoy themselves in a competitive environment.

Sarah MaEachen, Production Editor

March 25, 2016

Those of us who do not call themselves particularly, “athletically inclined” may not understand another’s fascination with how fast he or she can run, far he or she can throw, and how high he or she can jump. They may ask the question “why?” while watching freakishly large professional athletes...

Wanna catch ’em all?

Pikachu, the most popular Pokemon.

Tristan Machon, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Pokemon … gotta catch ‘em all right? Well, things have changed since the days of Pokemon Red and Blue. Twenty years later, nobody would dare utter those words. Why?   Today, there are 570 more Pokemon than there used to be. Not all of them are capturable in game, only giftable via spec...

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