The CavChron

Superior Midterms Schedule

These six pages belong to midterm exam prep for one class. This is a semester class, meaning there is only one shot at this midterm since it counts as the final for the class. “[Midterms] wrap up everything we’ve learned,” said Brown.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

January 17, 2020

As one of the most dreaded parts of the year looms ahead,  students are feeling the pressure. At Hollis Brookline, midterms occur in mid to late January and last for four days, two exams per day. However, local school Bishop Guertin (BG) runs their midterms a little differently. While the schedules share some ...

Becoming Law

This picture is part of the data governance plan. It explains their data sharing plans and how they must destroy data it collects as a school. “When it’s in effect as a law I am going to follow it,” said Bergskaug.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

January 14, 2020

On Jun. 12, 2018, the New Hampshire state government signed a new data safety bill, HB 1612 , into law, which took effect on Aug, 11, 2018. With HB’s data governance team, the SAU 41 took on the task of adopting the new data governance plan. However, with all of the pieces involved, it can be hard...

New Year, New You?

As the new year rolls in, it’s time to create personal resolutions. Josie Farwell thought of a resolution to broaden her horizons. “My new year's resolution is to try more foods because I'm very picky eater,” said Josie Farwell ‘20

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

This is a big year. Another decade has come to an end, and a new one has begun. It is a time for the world to reflect on the past ten years, rejoice in our successes and start to plan ways to prevent the same problems that occurred. Additionally, it is a time for people all over the globe to decide up...

How do Water Bottle Refill stations save plastic from the environment?

At HBHS, the new water bottle refill stations are a sight to see. These stations have helped to save thousands of plastic water bottles from the environment since their introduction to the school. “We may not see it immediately, but there are worse consequences than we might be aware of,” said Thompson.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

January 8, 2020

Plastic has always had a lasting negative impact on our society. It doesn’t decompose quickly after it’s thrown away, which makes it bad for the environment. It can end up in our ecosystem and cause problems for the wildlife there. Water dispensers are one way we can help to stop the spread of plas...

The Dangers of Fluorescents

Pictured is the school cafeteria where many students dine and study under the brightly lit fluorescents of the school. “Fluorescent lights make me feel like I’m in a hospital and it’s not fun,” said Mike Vinton ‘22.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

For years, fluorescent lighting has been the go-to for schools, office buildings, grocery stores, doctor’s offices and many other places. However, some of the effects of this lighting source could be causing damage to many Americans. Like many, I find myself in class struggling to keep my eyes open...

Too Much Out of Your Pocket?

A very popular school lunch is the chicken sandwiches as shown above. Many students do get double chicken sandwiches due to the amount of food, making this lunch $6.10. “They don’t give us enough food for what we are paying,” said Ethan Smith ‘21.

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Lunch. The one time in the school day students aren’t studying, solving math problems or reading their new English book. Although lunch is mostly used for socializing, we seem to overlook what the school is providing and charging us for the food we eat during this time. School lunch prices, in recent years, have d...

The Art of Art

In the picture is many students' favorite room with Mrs. Pepper one of the two art teachers here at HBHS, an important class for many students like John MacFarlane ‘21 said,“For someone like me I’d say [art] is really important because it’s kind of like a time to calm down and do something that you enjoy.”

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Art class, to many students, feels like the one time of day where students can get away from school and let their creativity run wild through their art.  Art is great because there’s little instances where students feel the need to buckle down and cram for tests or crank out projects and homew...

How Does Homework Affect a High School Student’s Sleep Schedule?

Here at HBHS, this is a typical homework assignment from an AP level class. The amount of homework a student has can have disastrous effects on their health and sleep schedule. “Kids shouldn’t be given more than two hours of homework a day, [preferably] one hour a day outside of school,” said Christina Ellis.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

November 26, 2019

The average high school student struggles to find time in the day to balance their homework and extracurricular activities, which can often have a negative impact on them. For those attempting to find time to fit in all their homework and activities, sleeping may seem like an option instead of a nee...

What’s the deal with Black Friday?

Stores boast high savings on Black Friday to entice consumers into buying more. Small businesses lose out from holidays like Black Friday that promote large corporations that can afford to significantly markdown their produces, which ultimately draws in more revenue if they’re successful. “It’s [mostly just] big businesses trying to go out there on Black Friday to get extra sales,” said Jade Weaver ‘21.

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

November 21, 2019

One of the most chaotic days of the retail calendar and an anticipated “holiday” for large corporations, Black Friday, is impending. This money-maker holiday is well established in American culture, but contradictory to its unfathomable markdowns, Black Friday is infamous for its shortcomings. Its na...

Over Caffeinated

These drinks are new additions to the Hollis-Brookline High School’s cafeteria. The Ice caffeinated drinks and cold brew coffee have been flying off of the shelves for the past two weeks. However, according to King, the Snapple that has been offered contains caffeine as well.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

November 20, 2019

Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, there are new drinks that line the shelves of the refrigerators in the cafeteria. These new drinks consist of  Ice’s sparkling caffeinated drinks, as well as Java House’s cold brew coffee. As soon as they are stocked, the drinks are sold out, selling out withi...

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