The CavChron

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Blood is essential to everyday life. “The work of the volunteers there was very nice and efficient” said blood donor Cam Dryer ‘18. Hopefully the blood drive remains successful in the years to come.

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2017

On Nov. 15, the Red Cross Club held their annual blood drive in the mini-gym, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in hopes of receiving lots of donated blood for the American Red Cross to distribute where necessary. The club members themselves helped to check donors in and out of the mini-gym and worked with...

Fun-tastic English electives

Sharing pieces, as the class was going on. Audrey Solinas ‘18, Kierra Dean ‘19, and Caleb Hadley ‘18 circled together as each took a turn sharing what they were working on.

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

There are lots of fun semester-long classes to take if someone enjoys English; some focus more on different styles of writing, while others dissect different film elements. Each elective differs from the others in their own style--what you learn and what you get out of it. Some electives in the HBHS ...

Can this year’s HB Math Team live up to the hype?

This year’s mathletes hunker down and power through some Calculus homework. They have another couple of meets coming up this season and need to prepare for them the best they can. Plummer gave some insight to their preparation by saying, “currently our team members only practice once per month, but we have just begun to offer weekly practice opportunities to both provide more flexibility for our team members and to try to improve our team's performance.”

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

November 27, 2017

Hollis Brookline’s Math Team has been a league-wide powerhouse for years and years. Opposing teams in the past used to cower in fear when they heard they were attending a meet with HB. This season isn’t quite the same for the Cavaliers’ mathletes, but they have a lot of great competitors. With ...

Tut tut looks like rain

A sole woodpecker refuses to accept the change in season. This early November snowstorm threw quite the curveball to residents and wildlife alike as calls were made to scramble for the preservations needed for the cold hard months ahead.

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

November 26, 2017

The Earth is a changing place; nature moves this way and that and it’s not always human nature to keep up with it. In New Hampshire, we experience weather much stranger than most, with weather your regular run of the mill man couldn’t predict. In reality, climatologists have seen these events coming f...

The war on trees

A tree lies wounded after the first tragic battle. This tree is just one of the many inevitable casualties to come in this upcoming war.

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

November 25, 2017

Wind and trees: rivals for as long as anyone can remember. For millennia, they have waged countless wars, leaving all in the crossfire. The 29th of October marked the first battle in what’s sure to be a hellish war this autumn and winter. The wind is sure to embark on several campaigns to ensure tha...

Wintertime activities

Skiing, a long time favorite pastime and winter sport of New Englanders, remains a favorite among adults and students alike. “There’s nothing I enjoy more than skiing in the winter,” says Jack Sinclair ‘19.

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017

With winter just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all the fun activities the season has to offer. Many people enjoy some part of winter here in New England, whether it be an outdoor winter sport, playing in the snow, or just sitting around the fire, enjoying the company of others....

Is Christmas music before Thanksgiving acceptable?

Entertaining people of all ages for decades, Charlie Brown Christmas is a good post-Thanksgiving choice. The subtle songs promote holiday cheer, without being too distracting.

Noah Penasack, News Editor

November 22, 2017

The air gets colder, fallen leaves cover the ground, and Christmas decorations begin to come out; Americans associate this time with holiday cheer, while others endure holiday agitation. The holidays are a cherished time of year, from holiday shopping to Christmas cookies and candy canes. Perhaps the mo...

Shows you should watch this winter

Stranger Things 2, the continuation of the first season, is now streaming on Netflix. The Duffer brothers (creators of the show) went all out in a sequel that matched, and surpassed the first season. Plenty of answers and further character development for everyone’s favorite characters make the second season of this incredible show a must watch.

Mark Labak, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2017

It’s almost the holiday season, and sometimes there’s no better antidote to the harsh weather than movies and television. Netflix offers thousands of movies and shows, but it’s not always everyone’s first choice with the likes of television giants such as Game of Thrones streaming through HB...

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Pugh smiles for the camera as he stands in the hall. “I look forward to the festival in February,” he said with regards to the eventual Jazz All-State performance.

Isaac Wimmer, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2017

Frank Pugh ‘18 has been singing since the 5th grade; however, he has never been privy to such accolades as his recent acceptance into Choral Jazz All-State. He auditioned his sophomore year as well, but did not make it then. With respect to what he did differently this year to optimize potential for ...

The new trainer

Athletic Trainer, Mike Thompson, with (left to right) Lexie Vachon ’18, Ashlyn Bodhodt ‘18 , Tatyana Rodriguez ‘18, Olivia Bourgeois ‘18, and Hannah Hayes ‘18.

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

For the 2017-2018 school year, Hollis Brookline High School has a new athletic trainer. Michael Thompson, more commonly known as Mike,  is the first full time trainer here at HBHS. Mike is a great new asset to Hollis Brookline as he specializes in strength training. Mike graduated from the University of Southe...

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