WIQH Brings Musical Talent from CCHS!

April 14, 2014
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WIQH Brings Musical Talent from CCHS!

The singer plays her bright red electric guitar, crooning into the microphone a vintage-sounding blues song, her combat boots tapping along to the beat of her drummer, while next to her, a guy with dark sunglasses plays his heart out on the trombone.  I’m not describing a professional concert, surprisingly, but the first annual iqhFest, a concert hosted by CC’s student radio station, WIQH.  The lineup included CC’s best musicians from Claire Cottrill, Gillian Pasley, the Valle Brothers Band, Struck by Thunder, Chris Ruediger, Madi Bode, and the Ecuadorian exchange students.  Some sang covers of pop songs, while others wrote original music that varied from rock to folk.  I decided to go last minute, and I’m so grateful I did.  The talent of the singers was phenomenal, and the audience was incredibly supportive, and...
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Novel Lunch Idea: Cucumber Sammies!

April 14, 2014
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Novel Lunch Idea: Cucumber Sammies!

Okay, don’t laugh at me. Actually, feel free to laugh since this is pretty silly. My current spring obsession are these bread-less cucumber sandwiches (or whatever you want to call them)! I love cucumbers because they are so refreshing and perfect for a cleansing...
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Bindis – A Touchy Trend and a Slippery Slope

April 14, 2014
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Bindis – A Touchy Trend and a Slippery Slope

Coachella, the famous indie music festival in California, has recently dominated the gossip media. Who’s performing, who’s attending, who’s wearing what and who’s with who. Vanessa Hudgens of High School Musical fame was among the celebrities and concertgoers sporting an Indian bindi at Coachella,...
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Urban Evening Comes to CC

April 14, 2014
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Urban Evening Comes to CC

Starting a business is an ambitious venture that requires massive amounts of time, energy, and inspiration.  The process of taking a single idea and growing it into an entire running business is an immensely challenging process.  Yet the students of CC are already showing...
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Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Solider

April 14, 2014
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Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Solider

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw Captain America: The Winter Soldier this past Friday. I hadn’t seen the first movie, so my only knowledge of Captain America was from The Avengers and my Tumblr dashboard. Ultimately, I liked the movie. It was well-developed (though,...
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LaborLion: A Destination for Student Employment

April 14, 2014
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LaborLion: A Destination for Student Employment

Bryce Bjork ’16 has been making an impact at CCHS with his own business, LaborLion. Seeking to connect students with potential jobs around the community, LaborLion acts as a platform to allow students to find job offers submitted by community households. Students simply enter...
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CChaos Prepares for Amherst Invite

April 14, 2014
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CChaos Prepares for Amherst Invite

The Concord-Carlisle Ultimate Frisbee team CChaos is on the road to their biggest tournament of the season: the Amherst Invitational, with an extremely competitive pool of teams. Ultimate Frisbee is played with 7 players a side on a football-like field. The basic rules are that...
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Winter Sports Teams Win Sportsmanship Award

April 14, 2014
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Winter Sports Teams Win Sportsmanship Award

  Last week, it was announced that the Dual County League voted Concord Carlisle Winter teams as the recipients of the league winter sportsmanship award. According to the Dual County League Constitution, the Sportsmanship Banner Award “is awarded to the school that has accumulated...
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The Reality Fair: Welcome to the Real World

April 14, 2014
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The Reality Fair: Welcome to the Real World

High school is a time of transition; freshmen finally escape middle school, sophomores become juniors, juniors start planning for colleges, and seniors are on the brink of finally tasting reality. It is a well known fact that the freedom of adulthood comes inherently laden...
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Baseball Swings Strong

April 14, 2014
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Baseball Swings Strong

This year’s Varsity Baseball Team looks to have a very solid season and made the playoffs for the first time in 5 years. The team is motivated to have a successful season and is led by captain Carter Reed’14 and captain John Carroll’15. Carroll...
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Humans of CCHS Captures the School

April 13, 2014
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Humans of CCHS Captures the School

Jackie Moss ’14 has been an avid photographer for the past three years. After stumbling upon the blog-made-bestseller Humans of New York (or HONY for short) by Brandon Stanton, a collection of portraits with tumblr-worthy quotes, Moss created her own Facebook page, Humans of...
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