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A Christmas dilemma

A Christmas dilemma

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

December 20, 2018

It’s Christmas morning, the family rushes to the Christmas tree, staring at the mountain of parsels. First, you open a strange craft kit, then a shirt two sizes too large, then, finally, a heavier package, a bit lumpy — raisins. Feeling a bit discouraged, you begin to open a card — no one can mess...

Midterms: projects or tests?

Midterms: projects or tests?

Sydney Speir, Ian Babcock, and Nathan Eisenhauer

December 19, 2018

As the first semester comes to an end, teachers and students alike are beginning to prepare for midterms. For students taking traditional tests, the month of January means hours of tedious studying and procrastination. For others, however, midterms are not quite as painful. Some teachers at HBHS have begu...

Youth safety in hockey

Youth safety in hockey

Alec MacEachen, Jackson Hinkle, and Katelyn Sova

December 19, 2018

Hockey can appear to be injury prone, but rules and awareness safeguard children. Child hockey players play differently from professionally televised hockey in order to keep them safe. From massive amounts of equipment, training for both coaches and referees, hockey is statistically not as dangerous ...

Celtics: NBA finals champs?

Celtics: NBA finals champs?

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

With a team made up of three All-Stars, nine up and coming players under the age of 25 and a genius of a head coach, the Boston Celtics are ready to take over the NBA. They have a perfect opportunity to make it to the finals this year, as they face an inexperienced conference in the playoffs. The Celtics...

The problems with Top Ten

The problems with Top Ten

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

December 10, 2018

Hollis Brookline High School prides itself on being one of the best high schools in the state. Between high standardized test scores and competitive college acceptances, one of the great things about the school is the academic excellence of its students. A debate arises when it’s time to give those ...

The responsibility of the citizenry

The responsibility of the citizenry

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 5, 2018

The phrases “civic duty” and “service to our country” are often used in the same sentence, and refer almost exclusively to the significance of the military or voting. While military service is a vital form of public duty, and voting is truly a pillar of democracy, serving the country doesn’t n...

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2018

As American politics appear to be in perennial turmoil, the focus of the American population has turned away from foreign policy. In times of great domestic turmoil, it is easy for national politics to become self-centered, but as the greatest geopolitical force in the world, the United States has a ...

The $10,000 hit

The $10,000 hit

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

November 19, 2018

Milan Lucic, assistant captain for the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, has been fined $10,000 and was given a 10 minute game misconduct penalty, which means he spent 10 minutes in the penalty box for just that, a body check on Tampa Bay Lightning player, Mathieu Joseph during the third  period of their gam...

The fate of Homecoming

The fate of Homecoming

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

The beginning of a new school year is so much more than just a bitter end to summer. It brings new classes, new friends, and at most schools, a highly anticipated (and well-funded) homecoming dance. Hollis Brookline High School, however, is a glaring exception. In fact, the traditional homecoming danc...

Halt the attacks on news outlets

Halt the attacks on news outlets

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’...

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