Decoding the 1:1 Technology Initiative

September 29, 2014
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Decoding the 1:1 Technology Initiative

Recently, CCHS’s 1:1 Technology Initiative has been the subject of much debate. Although many students know that 1-1 is an important issue, not many know the specifics. Simply put, it is a program in which CCHS plans on replacing desktop computers and allowing students to use their own individual computers instead. Technology is one of the most important factors when it comes to advancing education and the student learning process. However, as the need for technology rises, so does the price. High-end technology, such as desktop computers and printers, can be quite expensive. Many also point out that expensive computer labs are going to waste as students underutilize these resources. These problems have led many schools to explore how to better balance technology and cost. By implementing the 1:1 initiative, CCHS will be following the lead of multiple schools, such...
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Songs to Study By

September 29, 2014
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Songs to Study By

Now that the year is finally in full swing, there are tests, homework, projects, etc.  The following songs are simply some suggestions of songs to listen to while  studying.  Some people are fond of more upbeat songs, while others may prefer quiet, relaxing ones to...
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Drama in the Upper Gym: Freshmen Elections

September 29, 2014
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Drama in the Upper Gym: Freshmen Elections

Last Wednesday during Advisory Block, the freshmen class heard speeches from a broad range of candidates for its four class officer positions.  The campaigning kicked off with Jason Genova, who was running for president. Sadly my comrade and I arrived to the speeches late and were...
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Pink Dance Brings The Enthusiasm

September 29, 2014
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Pink Dance Brings The Enthusiasm

Last Friday night, ten or so members of each CCHS class united in the cafeteria for the Pink Dance, the first official dance of the school year. With my hands free thanks to Mrs. Meeks’s impoundment of my jacket and several of my similarly-liberated...
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Sapporo Junior Jazz School Delivers a Professional Performance!

September 29, 2014
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Sapporo Junior Jazz School Delivers a Professional Performance!

On Sunday, September 28, the CCHS Band proudly welcomed the Sapporo Junior Jazz School for a performance as a part of the group’s Boston area weekend stay. The group arrived late last week from its hometown, the capital of the large northern island of Hokkaido,...
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CC Introduces Mindfulness

September 29, 2014
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CC Introduces Mindfulness

Mindfulness is defined as a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging one’s feelings and thoughts.  As we enter this year it is also Concord Carlisle High School’s latest buzzword. Living in the moment can be very challenging,...
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Looking Back on the Cosby Show 30 Years Later

September 29, 2014
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Looking Back on the Cosby Show 30 Years Later

This month, Americans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the premiere of The Cosby Show. The monumental landmark for many adults—and some younger 80’s television aficionados—reminds us of the side-splitting comedy and simultaneous genius of the show, with its clever plot and character development. The Cosby Show is at...
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2014-2015 NBA Eastern Conference Predictions

September 29, 2014
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2014-2015 NBA Eastern Conference Predictions

With the NBA season quickly approaching, it’s that time again to make seeding predictions for each team in its respective conference. This week, we’re only going to cover the talentless conference that has the majority of the league’s horrible teams, also known as the...
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