The CavChron

Primary Decisions

he New Hampshire Primaries are approaching swiftly. With only four candidates left, it is anyone’s race in New Hampshire. According to Biden and team, they feel like the New Hampshire primaries should not be where their focus lies, as South Carolina looks more promising.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

February 10, 2020

The New Hampshire primaries are coming up quickly, giving candidates a mere few days to transition themselves from the first primary election to New Hampshire’s. With the top four Democratic candidates- Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren- fighting to get the presidentia...

Pete Buttigieg

The college gym floods with people as they wait for candadite Pete Buttiegeg speaks.“I am here today to see and hear Pete in person, and to see if I like him,” said Hollis resident Lee Hill.

Hannah Escandon, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

On Sat. Jan 11, candidate Pete Buttigieg held a campaign rally at Nashua Community College. With the doors opening at 11:30 am, the line wrapped around the building as people eagerly waited to be checked in by campaign volunteers. People crowded into the college gym with various Pete signs and buttons....

The daunting week of midterms

Project-based midterms are becoming increasingly popular at H.B.H.S. They tend to be more favorable since they can be applied to a variety of skill sets learned throughout the first semester. “I would have more project-based or expression-based stuff where the students are applying the things they have learned in a more proactive setting instead of a stationary setting,” said Ari Frankel ‘21.

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

January 21, 2020

With midterms upon us, their value in our modern-day society comes into question. The nearly week-long series of tests have been described as incredibly stressful by American media outlets in recent years. They’ve pinned these tests as a taxing time in a student’s career, where their anxiety is on overdrive and they’re stressed “t...

More than just Legos

The children participating in the FIRST® Lego League Jr. (FLL Jr.) Expo present their work to viewers. “[The kids] come up to you and present their presentations” said Alex Hill ‘22.

Ella Mouradian, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

On Dec. 15, 2019, the Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) team, called The Force Team or FRC 1073, ran the FIRST® Lego League Jr. (FLL Jr.) Expo at Hollis Brookline High School. The event is intended to bring young kids with common interests in engineering and robotics together. FIRST...

The effects of the devastating Australian fires

A kangaroo is seen running past a house that is engulfed in flames. The destruction in Australia has displaced both people and wildlife in New South Wales and Victoria. “Some areas will never recover from the destruction,” said Rodney Clark.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

January 15, 2020

Currently, a heart-breaking event is spreading throughout the southern portion of Australia, destroying peoples’ property and animals’ habitats. This all started in Nov. when a tragedy occurred within the country. Lightning struck the states of Victoria and New South Wales, causing a wildfire to br...

Political Run

These are the candidates who are committed to become the President of the United States in 2020, but whether the electorate votes in their favor, is yet to be decided. There are currently fifteen Democrats and three Republicans. Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate that dropped out in early December said, “'[Bullock] be able to break through to the top tier of this still-crowded field of candidates.'”

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

January 14, 2020

  The political ads are flooding TV screens across the nation, with some names familiar, some unknown. It’s the infamous presidential election season, and right now, candidates are vying to be named the Democratic or Republican presidential nominee for the ballot in November . Following the pri...

A Future Without Tom Brady?

Tom Brady sits defeated towards the end of the game. With only minutes remaining he questions what his next move should be. Alongside Brady thinking about his next move fans were quick to wonder if Brady would be back next season.” I also did a lot of thinking of the Patriots will do when Brady retires.” said Jonah Sacks.

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

On January 4, Patriots fans from all over New England gathered at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough to watch what they thought would end in a win that would acquire the Patriots a spot in the AFC divisional rounds. Little did they know, they would be walking out of the stadium wondering if they would ever se...

Some universities are now opting to go SAT/ACT optional

Many schools, such as Assumption College, no longer require test scores. This change benefited the students who didn’t do very well on the SAT/ACT tests by allowing them to shine in the face of a university’s admissions staff. “Test optional schools allow for students to shine in other areas other than academics,” said Joey Ferro ‘20.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

January 7, 2020

This time of the year is critical for HBHS seniors-it is time to fill out college applications. The process of college applications is a daunting one, since there are a lot of steps involved in it. One of these steps is taking a variety of  standardized tests, such as the SAT and the ACT.   Tod...

A historic day in The House

The members of the House of Representatives convened on Wednesday December 18, to vote on the two proposed articles of impeachment. This vote mad President Trump the 3rd president in US history to be impeached. Speaker of The House, Nancy Pelosi, opened her remarks on the matter and said, ““If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duty.”

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

On Wednesday morning, the House of Representatives began the final deliberation on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump. After over six hours of debate, the 435 members of the house took it to a vote. The two articles of impeachment being voted on were “Abuse of Power” and “Obstruction ...

Sweater Day 2: Electric Boogaloo

(From left to right) English Teacher Marie Salamone, Head Librarian Christine Heaton and Library Aid Alana Taylor stand in front of the Sweater Day prize cart.  The second annual Sweater Day was a success! Enjoy the holiday break, HB!

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

Following its success last year, Sweater Day is making its second round here at HBHS! The big event took place Friday, Dec. 20, and featured a whole new round of festive sweaters and bingo-board fun for students and teachers alike. Sweater Day made its debut last year, thanks to the hard work and organization...

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