The Bulldog Reporter

The Student News Site of Hopewell Valley Central High School

The Bulldog Reporter

The Bulldog Reporter

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La Mezzaluna Restaurant Review

La Mezzaluna is a beloved Italian restaurant in the center of Princeton, New Jersey. They pride themselves on serving authentic Italian cuisine with fresh seasonal ingredients. We visited La Mezzaluna...

Mr. Harding

Welcome Mr. Harding- New Band Director At CHS

Anna Suryanarayan April 28, 2023

Considering his success in conducting his first high school symphonic band concert, CHS’s new band director Mr. Andre Harding deserves applause. Mr. Harding joined the HVCHS community at the beginning...

Mr. Anderson, Ol’ Reliable

Mr. Anderson, Ol’ Reliable

Iris Lautermilch April 27, 2023

“It’s campy, it’s pretentious, it’s artsy, it’s not even that coherent,” praises Colin Szustakowski. Wesley Wales Anderson. Behind that coy smile and corduroy suit is the mind that has manufactured...

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HVCHS Volleyball- The Freshman Experience

Kirthi Suryanarayan April 27, 2023

All students at CHS know about volleyball. To some, it's one of the best units in PE, with teams made between grade levels. Juniors are paired with freshmen and sophomores with seniors. However, many students...

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Book Review: Between Shades of Gray

Kaitlyn Kuchinski March 15, 2023

“Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth?  That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.”  - Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray  *spoiler free* At once an engrossing,...

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What’s Old is New Again: Vintage Fashion Comes to Life at The Manhattan Vintage Show

Sarah Gross March 15, 2023

From brightly-colored bell bottom trousers to patchwork denim jackets, the iconic fashion of the past has made its way back to the Big Apple, dazzling both Instagram influencers and suburban teenagers...

ThesFest Members


Devin Brown February 15, 2023

Hopewell Valley’s thespian troupe recently participated at New Jersey’s annual Thespian Festival, which took place at Robbinsville High School from January 7th-8th. HVCHS is proud to have many award-winning...

George Santos

The Infamous George Santos

Kyra Malloy February 14, 2023

The long list of George Santos’ lies ranges from his volleyball talents to his grandparents surviving the Holocaust, causing calls for his resignation. What we do know about George Santos is he is a...

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For the Love of Money

Iris Lautermilch February 13, 2023

Nothing says America like a commercialized celebration of love. February 14th is wrought with expectations to exchange gifts, flowers and food. To teenagers luxuriating off minimum wage, that shopping...

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Reflections on The Bulldogs Successful 2022 Football Season

Anna Suryanarayan January 26, 2023

The momentous 2022 football season for the Hopewell Valley Bulldogs has come to a close and congratulations are in order. The 2022 season marked the first time in school history that the team went undefeated...

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The Portfolio: Blessing or Burden?

Vanessa Walrath January 25, 2023

As a senior in high school, I believe that I’m well-acquainted with general student expectations and the input required for a certain grade in a class. And as the years have gone by, the pattern has...

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