The CavChron Line

Just horsin’ around

Nicole Landry, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Juliana suffered a horrific truck and trailer accident. Standing at about 16 hands, the beautiful halter horse was sold to her new owners for $10,000. Little did the family know what they were getting themselves into; Juliana’s mental scars troubled her new owners. After numerous trainers, the vet...

HBHS Chemistry Club teaches future scientists

HBHS Chemistry Club teaches future scientists

Maggie O'Hara, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


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Since January 30, the Hollis-Brookline High School Chemistry Club has held Junior Chemistry Club seminars for kids in first grade and up. This is the initiative’s second year, and the club is really looking forward to “spread science in the community” says club president Cassie Kendall, ‘15. The...

Examining the value of exams

Examining the value of exams

Johnny Robbins, Contributor

February 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The No.2 pencils are being sharpened, and students are overloading their brains with information. Late night study sessions and lots of caffeine go into these exams. This is one of the most stressful times of the year, aside from finals, for students. This raises the question, are exams really necessary? As...

Winter Driving 101

Winter Driving 101

John Robbins, Scott Kroeger, and Bella Zampieri

January 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

The realization was made in a split second. Hannah MacLeod, ‘15, had lost control of her vehicle. She was sliding down Wheeler Road in Hollis towards the oncoming traffic on Broad Street. Luckily, the senior managed to avoid any serious injury by turning into a snow bank to her right. This incident...

Ferguson riots: Justified, or divisive?

Ferguson riots: Justified, or divisive?

Alexander Cate, Mike Morgan, and Maddie Poulin

January 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For months, the American public has been watching protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, which have erupted from controversy over the death of black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer. The case has been one of contradicting and questionable evidence, and many people have...

Too cool for community school?

Too cool for community school?

Bridget Giles, Sarah MacEachen, and Leeanne McKinnon

January 22, 2015


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As high school juniors and seniors begin to think about college plans, many won’t consider community college as an option. The very idea of going to a community college is horrifying to some students, not to mention their parents. The stigmas that surround community colleges are endless. Students...

Co-ed Sports: Crossing the gender divide at HBHS

Co-ed Sports: Crossing the gender divide at HBHS

Evan Moloney, Katryn Thibeault, and Jack Shields

January 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

In the world of high-school sports, there has always been a stark difference between male and female disciplines. As one of the few elements in society today which still separates by gender, student athletes in high school  are known to consistently play on same-sex teams. Popular male sports include...

HB: A History

HB: A History

Martin Bradshaw, Kai Holmes, and Josh Walker

January 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

There has been a lot of talk lately about Hollis-Brookline’s ability to house students-- or rather, its lack thereof. A great deal of work and worry has gone into finding a way to deal with this issue, and it has proven to be quite the challenge. The current issue at hand, however, might make it...

The Boys are back

The Boys are back

Maddie O'Hara, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

With the nominations that happened during lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, everyone is already getting excited for the ever-popular Mr. HBHS competition. In this event, contestants play the part of male models, competing as if they were at a beauty pageant. Each nominee--all of whom are male--dresses...

Little Hollis meets big economics

Little Hollis meets big economics

Katryn Thibeault, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


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As Katie Pine's sophomore economics group comes to class this week, there awaits three panel members for a unique discussion on Globalization and Microfinance. The panel consisted of three important  people directly involved with the economic world: United States Treasury Department policy adviser Moira...

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