The CavChron

April Break in the Big Easy

“It was a unique experience that makes me want to go back there [to New Orleans] and learn more about the music culture and history,” said Frank Pugh ‘18, an Honors Choir student on the trip.

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2018

Over April break, twenty-nine Hollis Brookline band and choir students traveled to New Orleans to experience the music and culture of the city. The trip, which was planned by the music department, centered around the jazz culture of New Orleans, and included many musical events as well as general sight...

All about All States

All-State chorus members from Hollis Brookline High School pose outside the festival building in Concord, New Hampshire. The students were very happy and honored to be there and to perform amongst such talented individuals. “I always viewed students who got into All-State, in previous years, as exemplary musicians, so to be a part of it was a true honor and privilege. It meant my hard work to get in paid off,” said Samantha Price ‘20.

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

May 15, 2018

On April 12 to 14, talented student musicians from all across New Hampshire traveled to Concord, NH for the Spring Conference & All-State Music Festival, showcasing their various impressive musical talents in band, orchestra, and choir performances. This year, several Hollis Brookline High Sch...

A beginners guide to freshwater fishing

The Bass Fishing team poses before their tournament in September of 2017. The team freshwater fishes for the fall season.

Ethan Hemenway, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

Spring is here and fishing season started on April 1. Prior to going fishing, make sure you have purchased your fishing license if you’re 16 or older and you know the rules and regulations for fishing. After you get the proper license, if necessary, you then need to assemble your equipment. Your e...

A friendly update on Unified Track

A couple of athletes and players pose together before their meet on May 1 at Concord High School. The team has been practicing for the past month in preparation for their first meet. “Everyone was excited for the meet, now we just have to practice to make perfect,” said Ashlyn Mansfield ‘19.

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

Now that spring is in full swing, athletes participating in spring sports have been preparing for the rest of their seasons, including the Unified Track team. With new players and coaches, everyone is excited to see what the rest of the season will bring. The unified track team has 10 athletes, 19 p...

Proposing a problem with prom

Above is a picture of the 2018 Prom Facebook Page. Hundreds of pictures have been posted here as each girl finds, and is ready to show off, her dress. “It’s usually lovely.. I’m very flattered if I am asked to chaperone,” said Given.

Emmie White, News Editor

May 15, 2018

It’s prom season and, just like every year, this year’s seniors and accompanying underclassmen have purchased and committed to the dresses of their dreams. HB is not the only school preparing for their prom. In fact, preparations have been ongoing for months here. Senior girls have been online and i...

Prince Harry and the ring

Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle, smile for the camera for an official pre-wedding photo shoot. Meghan Markle is the first biracial woman to marry into the English royal family, and although some discriminatory comments have been targeted at her, the couple’s upcoming wedding has been globally celebrated. “I think [Prince Harry and Meghan Markle] are cute, but he’d be a better match with me, of course,” said Christina Ellis.

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Co-Editor

May 14, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently welcomed their third child, Prince Louis, into the world, but the excitement isn’t over yet for the English royal family. Later this month, Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle, breaking several traditions on the way. The wedding will...

What’s a Tri-M?

Johanna Golden, Caroline Peck, Erin Moynahan, Patrick Bloniasz, Evan Lafrance, and Frank Pugh.

Liam Grant, A&E Editor

May 11, 2018

Much like the Illuminati or the Freemasons, Hollis Brookline too has a secret society of its own. Monthly, under the cover of the mid morning haze amongst the students within the building, a group of HB’s finest musicians meet to discuss the betterment of musicianship within the community, from p...

The Future of School Funding

Many schools have started working with local companies in exchange for advertising the company's services. This allows the school to increase funding, without local taxes increasing.

Liam Grant, Leila Caplan, and Harry Bates

May 9, 2018

Recently, schools across the United States have started to look toward outside support in the form of private donations and local business sponsorship to increase education funding. This has become an increasingly popular alternative during the last few years due to rising school budgets nationwide. I...

HB’s turf field – construction and details

Souhegan High School, just a few miles away from HBHS, has had their turf field for years. Mark Labak ‘19 states he’s “been jealous of Souhegan’s stadium for a long time, it’s always a pleasure to play on their field or any turf field for that matter.”

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

May 8, 2018

The Hollis Brookline Cavaliers will soon be granted the privilege of enjoying a brand new turf field, but what does this mean for our school campus? Where will it go? When will construction begin? What teams will use it? These are the questions we’re all wondering. After a long and arduous process of passing ...

The unbearable heat

“It’s very difficult to concentrate when it’s hot and humid,” said Mary Martin 20’. HB students, especially those on the third floor, are victim to the intense heat in classrooms and hallways. By staying hydrated and wearing light layers, students attempt to survive the heat.

Kaleigh Walen, Nick Shepard, and Joe Caswell

May 8, 2018

It is May 1, 80 degrees outside, and you’re stuck on the third floor with sweat dripping down your face while you try to copy down the most challenging math notes of your education thus far. There are still twenty more days of school, during which you have to tolerate a smoldering hot classroom. Why...

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