The CavChron

Cavaliers Advance to Championship in 34-14 Game Against Bow

Playing against an undefeated Bow High School on Saturday, Hollis-Brookline

Harry Bates, Asst. Head Editor

November 16, 2019

Though it was certainly a cold one out there today, Hollis-Brookline's Cavaliers showed no signs of slowing down. With a cheerful crowd on their feet and cow bells ringing, it was clear that Hollis-Brookline's spectators craved this win just as much as the team itself. Encouraging the football team through thick ...

Dark Crop Dropped

The Dark Crop was very much missed this year in Hollis. The exact reason is uncertain and has left many people in the Hollis-Brookline community upset. “Pretty sad [that Dark crop isn’t happening] it was a great place to get spooked,” said A.J. Johnson ‘20.

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Each year, as late October approaches, the Halloween spirit comes out to play. With scary costumes, spooky decorations and everyone’s favorite horror movies, the excitement is never ending. It is a time when people either want to scare or be scared and businesses often take advantage of this by inves...


Over 300 students dance in the HBHS mini gym while having fun with their friends. Many students enjoyed their Homecoming dance by being social and enjoying time with their peers.“It was the most enthusiastic I’ve seen students about the dance…” said Coady ‘20.

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

As the last week of October comes to an end, many school festivities get packed into the last couple of days. The first event to wrap up the month was the HBHS homecoming dance on Friday, Oct. 25 in the mini gym. Bringing back tradition, homecoming took place this year after it was previously replace...

Holiday for heroes

Students participated in the Oct. 28 Holiday for Heroes party, while indulging in cookies and apple cider. They signed 323 cards over the course of the event, but the Red Cross Club hopes to collect more. For those interested in future events relating to Holiday for Heroes, Lorenzo Occhialini ‘20 said, “If you just come in for 15 minutes and write out a few cards, that is a huge help to us.”

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

November 5, 2019

Holiday for Heroes, an event run by the HB Red Cross Club for the past nine years, is wrapping up their card-making festivities. Unlike past years, the Red Cross moved up their deadline for their cards to mid-November in order to send out the cards earlier. On Oct. 28, the club had their annual party ...

Homecoming 2019: Bringing it back

 “It’s an amazing opportunity to have a good time and you only have a certain amount of time at high school, so go and do it!” said Putney ‘20. What do you think could be done to improve the homecoming experience?

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

October 31, 2019

It’s late October. The leaves are changing colors, the air is getting colder, and the halls of Hollis-Brookline High School are buzzing with the excited chatter of its students. They’re all planning for the popular event coming up on Friday: the Homecoming dance. HoCo season has arrived, and it’s ...

Brookline 250th Parade

Brookline Police cruisers lead the parade with flashing lights. Brookline held it's anticipated 250th parade on Sept. 21. “This parade will be the biggest parade I have ever seen in my life,” said Cindy Gorgiglione.

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 21, Brookline hosted its much anticipated Brookline 250th Parade. After three years of preparation, the parade was accounted as the largest parade in the state for 2019. With 160 different floats and over 1500 participants, the two hour parade was a joy for all who attended. Between the local...

Student Government Elections

Students from all classes fulfilled their civic duty by voting for their desired 2019-2020 representatives. Ballots were color coded and boxes were organized by class.

Harry Bates, News Editor

June 10, 2019

During CAVBlock last Wednesday, student government candidates from all classes spoke to their student bodies in an attempt to sway voters before the election. All positions, excluding Secretary for the class of 2022, are filled with vibrant aspiring public servants ready for the new school year. Starti...

Mattress Fundraiser

Mattress fundraiser posters can be found all around Hollis Brookline High School. According to Barbosa, advertisement will play a big part in the financial success of the fundraiser. “I think we did [the mattress fundraiser] about seven or eight years ago to mild success, but that was with a choir teacher that was part time instead of full time, so the advertisement for it wasn’t pushed as much,” said Barbosa.

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

I’m sure you’ve heard of students selling candles and cookies to raise money, whether it's for a sports team, student council, or a club. However, the Hollis Brookline High School Performing Arts program will be holding a slightly less conventional fundraiser in order to raise money for band a...

Fighting for our friend Niko

Niko Martin is photographed with (from left to right) Sofia Barassi'19, Gabby Paquin'19, Khishi Patel'19 and Tess Crooks'19 during their Spirit Week assembly in February

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

May 31, 2019

Student council has created a fundraiser in order to aid our classmate Niko Martain’19 in his leukemia recovery. Niko was diagnosed with ALL T-cell leukemia in May of 2016. Since then, Niko has had many other complications including A Vascular Necrosis from the steroids he’s been given, which has ca...

AP exams come to an end

In order to prepare for AP Exams, many students use AP Prep books that include practice tests, chapter summaries, and strategy tips. Depending on the class, students were either given these books or had the choice to individually purchase the book on their own. “In Physics, we had time to go over material throughout the year and we had books provided that we could go through,” said Jordan.

Sydney Spier, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

As of Friday, May 17, the 16 various Advanced Placement classes offered at Hollis Brookline High School finally wrapped up their course material with the highly anticipated AP Exams. After months of test preparation and learning/teaching mandatory course material, teachers and students of AP classes can ...

The student news site of Hollis Brookline High School