A Strong Start for CC Girls Volleyball

September 22, 2014
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A Strong Start for CC Girls Volleyball

After an outstanding season in 2013, the CC Girls Volleyball team, led by captains Ellie Blue ’15 and Katrina Judicke ’16 hopes to rebuild the the team after losing six key seniors. Captain Katrina Judicke 16′ says “The team dynamic is starting to grow. Even though we have a very young team, we’re learning to work well on and off the court.” Meg Davis ’17 says that “considering that we lost so many seniors, we want to have a good successful transition with the new people joining varsity.” Their goal for this year according to Caroline Harmon ’15 and Ellie Honan ’16 is to win DCL’s and go to states again. Sophia Kaplan ’16 says she “just wants the team to work together.” The volleyball team’s current record is 4-2, after sweeping their arch rivals...
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Teaching Mrs. Tingle: A Hit for the Ages

September 22, 2014
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Teaching Mrs. Tingle: A Hit for the Ages

Teaching Mrs. Tingle, produced around the turn of the millennium, is a refreshing retreat from the typical high school movie.  Although it includes many favorite cliche characters, such as the underachiever, the overachiever, and villainous teacher, the plot takes an unexpected turn rarely seen in the genre.  The movie’s...
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New Art Exhibition in CCHS Visual Arts Gallery

September 22, 2014
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New Art Exhibition in CCHS Visual Arts Gallery

The CCHS Art Gallery, located across from the Learning Commons, is now featuring the independent summer works of the 2014-2015 Advanced Placement Art students! The students produced a wide array of creative works including paintings, pencils, and collages. This project was an excellent opportunity...
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Movie Review: Divide in Concord

September 22, 2014
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Movie Review: Divide in Concord

Last Friday evening, Concord townspeople gathered in the place where it all began.  Or at least where the talk about the divisive article to ban the sale of single serve plastic water bottles began.  However, contentious debate and hard feelings had no place this time,...
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How Should We Combat the Islamic State?

September 22, 2014
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How Should We Combat the Islamic State?

The death toll in Iraq continues to rise. The past summer has followed a haunting course. Roughly every two to three weeks, the terror group that calls itself the Islamic State circulates a gory video of the execution of a Westerner, and debuts another potential...
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iPhone 6: A Revolutionary Product?

September 22, 2014
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iPhone 6: A Revolutionary Product?

Apple has had an history of wowing critics and consumers alike. Yet many have thought that their fire for creativity and passion for excellence has died and that Apple’s recent string of products has been disappointing. Indeed, the iPhone 5c and 5s drew heavy...
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Fall Music Picks

September 22, 2014
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Fall Music Picks

As the summer transitions to autumn and the leaves begin to fall from the trees, we exchange our shorts for comfy sweaters. In this season of changes, we also tend to get tired of our music and begin searching for new bands to listen to.  For all of you...
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“The Giver”: An Experience You Don’t Want to Miss

September 22, 2014
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“The Giver”: An Experience You Don’t Want to Miss

Some of you may have already seen The Giver, the film adaptation of the classic children’s book by Lois Lowry.  It is the story of an adolescent boy named Jonas, who lives in a so-called utopian society.  The authoritarian government closely structures daily routines, which includes injections of mysterious...
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It’s Not All About That Bass

September 22, 2014
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It’s Not All About That Bass

It’s a typical car ride in the Wong household, meaning that I’m screaming along to pop songs at the top of my lungs and my sister is videotaping me – no doubt for later blackmail material.  For probably the thousandth time, Meghan Trainor’s new...
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