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Halt the attacks on news outlets

A variety of different news sources are involved in providing the many angles that create the modern-day definition of news. Considering the volume of news outlets out there, it is no surprise that some of them are not as trustworthy as others. Regardless of reputability, there need to be sancitions around free press, a pillar of American democracy, that protects it from the dangerous disparage by the consumers.

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

November 14, 2018

All of us student journalists at the Cavalier Chronicle would like to take a moment to offer our sincerest condolences regarding  the death of Jamal Khashoggi. We, as a community, were deeply saddened to hear of his death and the blatant disregard for free press and free speech that it unearthed. It’...

Thank you, Local Veterans

The fantastic HBHS band plays during the assembly in the above photo.

Emmie White and Mark Labak

November 14, 2018

Every year at Hollis-Brookline, the Homefront Club welcomes veterans from around the community to honor them at a school-wide assembly. The veterans and active duty military are recognized for their service and honored at a school-wide assembly and luncheon, courtesy of the Homefront Club. The Home...

There is no such thing as a blue state

The results of the 2016 presidential election broken down by voting districts. Even at this level, the districts misrepresent voter's intentions.

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

November 13, 2018

Political media likes to describe states as “red” or “blue,” but the reality is that most are some shade of purple. Most states are made up of diverse political opinion, regardless of its color on election maps. Every four years, the analysis of the electoral map is much the same. Commen...

The Halloween assembly spooks at HBHS

Pictured here is an intense moment of musical chairs, as competitors try to find a chair to stay in the game.  This is one of the many enjoyable activities in this assembly, alongside the tug of war game and the costume contests.  “It is fun to be supported by a crowd of people, and shoving people out of their chairs, it’s not something you can do everyday,” said Abraham, pictured in the white Elvis suit.

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Every year, Hollis Brookline High School hosts a Halloween assembly for their students on the annual Trebuchet Day. This assembly is a time for students to have fun by playing games and taking part in a costume contest. The Halloween assembly is a place where students can show off their school spirit. ...

Extended Learning Opportunity comes to HBHS

Dr. Dawn Breault is in charge of the ELO program at HBHS. She started the program last year, and has been working with career counseling for almost 15 years. “The purpose is to bring the world of work to life,” she said.

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

For some students, figuring out what they want to do as a career can be challenging. Introduced to HB last year, the Extended Learning Opportunity program (ELO) is a helpful tool for students who may be interested in a career, but are not sure if they would like to pursue it. An ELO takes place outside...

Ready to Row?

Captain Katie Souza ‘19, Rianna Mann ‘21, Captain Brianna Dejoie ‘19 and Taiya Lewis ‘21 row in a race at the Head of the Fish Regatta. This event occurred on Sunday, Oct. 28th in Saratoga Springs, NY. “It’s fun because we get to go the long distance,” said Souza.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

November 9, 2018

On Oct. 28, the Hollis Brookline High School Crew team competed at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY. Students rowed against teams from all across North America in races with as many as 85 boats participating. HB traveled to Saratoga Springs the night before, sleeping over at a hote...

Upcoming auditions for the All State Music Festival

From left to right, Devon Kuchta ‘21, Darcy Hinckle ‘21, Johanna Golden ‘19, Taylor O’Connell ‘19, and Megan Mitchell ‘20, spend every fourth period honors choir class practicing for their big auditions in a few weeks. They all want a spot on this years All State Team. “We practice all year for this,” said Hinkle.

Avery Desruisseau, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Auditions for the much anticipated All State Music Festival, attended by the best of Hollis Brookline vocalists every year, are coming up this month. The festival consists of a concert later in the year, where anyone can purchase a ticket and watch the talented singers do their thing! Matthew Bar...

Poetry Out Loud: recitations and up-and-comers

Poetry Out Loud speakers are encouraged to engage in a variety of poetic traditions, such as that of Robert Frost. However, they aren’t just limited to traditional western poetry; poems from around the world are all involved and available to be recited.

Jackson Hinkle, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Some might think that poetry recitation is old-fashioned, but in Hollis Brookline High School’s English classes, the practice is being continued and rejuvenated. On Dec. 18, students will compete in HBHS’s Poetry Out Loud competition, reciting a poem of their choice in front of a panel of judges. ...

Treb Day shoots by

Anastasia Zawadowskiy '20, part of the

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

November 7, 2018

Friday, Oct. 26, marked the launch day for the trebuchets built by all three physics classes offered at Hollis Brookline High School: physics: conceptual, physics: problems and principles (P&P) and AP physics. Trebuchet Day, often called Treb Day, is an all-day event that segways into the HBHS Hall...

HB Athletics fighting hunger

Jack Sinclair ‘19, manager for the Girls Volleyball team, donates a can of soup to the NH Tackles Hunger food drive. Through this food drive, students across the state are able to help stock local food banks. Donations from Hollis Brookline athletes and fans are brought to the Milford food bank. “It’s always important to participate in your municipal community, but your geographical as well,” said Sinclair.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

November 1, 2018

This fall, sports teams at Hollis Brookline High School participated in the NH Tackles Hunger food drive. Starting after the football game against Sanborn on Oct. 5, the Cavaliers collected various non-perishables from students and spectators at games for about two weeks on behalf of local food banks w...

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