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The CavChron

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School

The CavChron

Merrily We Roll Along’s three ‘Old Friends’ are their regular silly selves in this promotional picture. HB’s production stars Jakob Kolb ‘27, Emma DiGennaro ‘25, and Colby Hallett ‘25 as Charley, Mary and Frank (pictured left to right). “I have loved working with Jakob and Colby in this production,” says DiGennaro.

Bursting With Dreams: HB’s Take on Broadway Hit “Merrily We Roll Along”

Julie Veiga, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Audiences in the HB Community Auditorium this week will be blasted into the past to experience the tale of three lifelong friends who share a dream. However, the story comes with a major twist– reverse...

HBHS students stand smiling. In looking around the school, you begin to notice that happiness is all around us.

Happiness Is All Around Us

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 12, 2024

Roaming our familiar school, my senses act almost like a sweeping net, capturing the building around me. My eyes wander, avoiding the artificially blinding light coming from the ceiling by glancing...

Currently, overly negative and alarming headlines surrounding teen mental health plague the news and hurt our brains.

Media Coverage of Mental Health Needs to Change

Mason Marshall, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 11, 2024

The message is clear: teenagers across the nation are struggling with their mental health. In October 2021, the American Academy of Pediatrics, along with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry...

Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach Greg Cochrane (right) taking pictures with the team to remember a historic season.

What Makes A Good Coach?

Tate Klauber, Opinion Editor March 31, 2023

Going into the field hockey season this year, newly appointed Varsity Head Coach Greg Cochrane had his work cut out for him.  HB Field Hockey’s record was anything but impressive, with no final fours...

Hollis Brookline Yearbook from 2017

Skip the Senioritis

Kate McElveen, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Graduating high school early can be a rare opportunity for some students, but is not brought up enough while going through the school system, as it poses unique benefits as opposed to the regular high...

Have people stayed interested in hobbies now that they don’t have as much time on their hands?

Quarantine Hobbies: Where Are They Now?

Li Moavenian, Managing Editor March 29, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic left a lot of people with much more spare time than usual. Even though most still had jobs or classes, without commuting and strictly defined hours, those responsibilities took up...

If not for this class, I would not have been as confident in my decision to go into the medical field, said Lily Mcrea.

CTE Students

Jocelyn Gillespie, Sports Editor March 27, 2023

Career Technical Education (CTE) provides high school students with the academic, technical, knowledge and training skills necessary to succeed in future careers. "In total, about 12 million high school...

Eat to Benefit You

Eat to Compete

Alex Willard, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

When it comes to weightlifting and training, you will stumble across hidden challenges you might not have thought of when starting your journey. The different foods and substances you put into your body...

1950s McCarthyism: an anti-communist political campaign led by Senator Joseph McCarthy that blacklisted people with alleged communist or socialist ties from any and all job opportunities.

Editorial Cartoon

March 23, 2023

 Nate McEvoy receives the baton from Matt McLaughlin on the anchor leg of the New England Meet

HB’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay Team Caps off an Impressive Season for Indoor Track

Zak Lussier, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

  Coasting through Monument Square and up the subsequent looming hill, you can find a mix of indoor track athletes preparing for their upcoming meets soon to come. The brisk air rips their faces,...

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