Murder, Love, Betrayal: Chicago Is a Hit

May 18, 2015
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Murder, Love, Betrayal: Chicago Is a Hit

The CCHS Theater Company’s production of Chicago over this past weekend proved to be a huge hit, filling the theatre for each of the four shows. I attended the show on Saturday night, and the auditorium was sold out. With enticing elaborateness and drama, the musical lit up the stage with talent of all sorts. Before I review the CCHS production, let me give a bit of history on the musical itself: Chicago is based on the city’s obsession with murders committed by women in the 1920s. The press would pounce on these stories, captivating the eager public. Trials veered further and further away from fact as the personal lives of those accused were disclosed through the media. Main characters Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly are based on real-life accused-murderers Beulah Annan and Belva Gaertner,...
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Should Seniors Skip “Skip Day?”

May 18, 2015
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Should Seniors Skip “Skip Day?”

At last, in its final week of classes at CCHS, the graduating class of 2015 is beginning to reach for the freedom that lies ahead.  The traditional “Senior Skip Day” proceeded today, the 18th, renewing the annual controversy between underclassmen and faculty. I, for one,...
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Save the Bees!

May 18, 2015
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Save the Bees!

Farmers have long been aware of a worrying trend among their bee hives. Bees, who are important pollinators for a wide variety of crops, are disappearing in record numbers. Researchers have still not been able to pinpoint the cause for the decline of bee...
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Girls’ Tennis Team Aims for the “Four-Peat”

May 18, 2015
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Girls’ Tennis Team Aims for the “Four-Peat”

The CCHS girls’ tennis team is a force to be reckoned with. Going into their senior day match this afternoon against Westford Academy, they stand with an undefeated record of 14-0-0. Over the past three years, the team has come home with three state...
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God Help the Child: Another Masterpiece at 84

May 18, 2015
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God Help the Child: Another Masterpiece at 84

Toni Morrison, Nobel-Prize winner and one of the most epochal writers of her generation, has just released a new book. Provocatively titled God Help the Child, the novel is written from the points of view of several characters: the mother, Sweetness; her insecure daughter, Bride; and...
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Concord-Carlisle High School Ranked 44th by US News

May 18, 2015
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Concord-Carlisle High School Ranked 44th by US News

Recently the updated US News rankings for all high schools in the United States was released. Upon a look at the rankings for Massachusetts high schools, one must tab over to the third page to spot Concord-Carlisle. Ranking behind many nearby schools, including Lexington,...
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Our Spring Music Picks!

May 18, 2015
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Our Spring Music Picks!

As spring rolls in, we here at The Voice are typing our way into the new season and turning up the tunes. Springing (pun intended) into new music, a few of our editors have compiled their spring music favorites for us below!    ...
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Gender Equality Club to Screen Girl Rising Documentary

May 18, 2015
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Gender Equality Club to Screen Girl Rising Documentary

CC’s Gender Equality Club, though only founded this year by Ruthie Block ’17 and Madi Bode ’16, and advised by Ashley Anderson of the Math Department, has quickly become one of the most popular and active groups on campus.  The club meets weekly to...
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