CC Boys XC Sprints to Success at States

November 17, 2014
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CC Boys XC Sprints to Success at States

The Concord Carlisle’s Boys Cross Country team ended their astoundingly successful season at States this past Saturday. In order to qualify for States, teams have to place in the top 3 spots at EMass, which took place two Saturday’s ago, on November 8th. At EMass, Spencer Meyer ’16 was the top finisher for CC, placing 4th overall with a time of 16:25.6. The top 7 runners of CC — Meyer, Eli Decker 16′, Cole Winstanley 16′, Danny Murphy 15′, Tim O’Brien 15′, Andrew Knauss 15′, and Phillip Brown 15′ — all qualified for states. At States the boys finished 14th overall, beating every other Division III team, including Walpole whom they lost to at EMass. The team started out at a fast pace, getting into a very good position during the first mile. They were able to...
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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Mindfulness

November 17, 2014
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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Mindfulness

I’ve been doing some more digging into mindfulness, since my last article generated a fair amount of controversy about the topic.  I had the chance to sit down with Nurse DeBruzzi, mindfulness expert Pam Ressler, and social studies teacher Mr. Hoblitzelle, who all added their...
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The Health Nut: Do You Sleep With Your Cellphone Close By?

November 17, 2014
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The Health Nut: Do You Sleep With Your Cellphone Close By?

“Don’t stand too close to the microwave, it’s bad for you…radiation…” As always, mom knows best. Cell phones, much like microwave ovens, produce high frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. So essentially, you are holding a microwave next to your head for hours at a time. Now this...
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A Glimpse into Turkmenistan

November 17, 2014
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A Glimpse into Turkmenistan

This scholastic year, CCHS is joined by Janet Genjiyeva, an exchange student from the state of Lebap, in Turkmenistan. Janet is part of the Flex Exchange program, a group that gives scholarships to young students in Eurasia to come to America. In order to travel abroad,...
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Exchange Student Silvia Granahan

November 17, 2014
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Exchange Student Silvia Granahan

Silvia Granahan is a junior exchange student visiting CC from Italy until February 2nd.  She was kind enough to meet with me recently to discuss her experience in America, as well as what life is like back in Italy.  Granahan says that she loves Concord, and as...
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Spirit Week is Approaching!

November 17, 2014
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Spirit Week is Approaching!

As winter begins, so does the holiday season and of course, Spirit Week!  There’s no better time than this to show your school spirit!  Spirit Week officially kicks off on Thursday, November 19th.  Thursday will be Class Color Day.  Each grade will be assigned a color to...
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Students to Paint CC Walls Before Demolition

November 17, 2014
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Students to Paint CC Walls Before Demolition

Have you ever taken a look at a barren CCHS wall and thought that it could use a little decoration? Now you have the chance! The Student Senate has reported that Principal Badalament and Steve Wall (CC’s head custodian) have approved certain sections of...
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Gone Girl Review

November 17, 2014
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Gone Girl Review

The movie Gone Girl, based on a book by author Gillian Flynn, arrived in theatres three weeks ago. I saw it this past week, and quickly formed an opinion about it. It’s an ingenious bit of thrilling filmmaking, with some interesting commentary on the...
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