Month: November 2010

Ask Patty

Dear Patty, I am a freshman and so far my year has been pretty good.  But I don’t have anything to do after school, and I’m getting so bored of hanging out with my mom every single afternoon.  What should…

Thanksgiving football game

This past Thursday, November 25th, the Concord-Carlisle football team once again took to the field in our school’s long-running tradition of the Thanksgiving football game. As they do every year, the CC Patriots played the Bedford Buccaneers, scoring four straight…

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

“These are dark times; there is no denying,” booms the Minister of Magic Rufus Scrimgeour in the tone-setting opening scene of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I. True to the book, the first part of the film adaptation is…

CC teachers promote message of hope and support

After a recent nationwide rash of suicides committed by teens identifying as lesbian, gay,bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ), students and faculty at Concord-Carlisle High School decided it was time to take action.  On October 20, CCHS’s gay-straight alliance, Spectrum, hosted…

Freshman boys’ soccer team goes undefeated

This fall, the freshman boys’ soccer team went undefeated.  Under the coaching of Social Studies teacher Eric Rivera, Captains Leo Fondriest ’14, Thomas Kearns ’14, George Cohen ’14, and Scott Brazina ’14 led Concord Carlisle through a perfect season.  Jeremy Silver…

Dances and drinking: tolerance = safety

Every CCHS student has heard of CCHS’s strict no-tolerance policy with regard to student drinking at dances. Everyone walking through the door is carefully watched by a handful of teachers as well as Officer Scott (the CCHS police liason). This…

CC Welcomes Turkmenistan Exchange Students

For the third year in a row, Concord-Carlisle High School continues its unique program of hosting students from its sister school in Turkmenistan.  At the beginning of the school year, CC welcomed Gozelsha Shatlyyeva and Myrat Meterov, two students from the…

Film Review: Paranormal Activity 2

Last year, Paranormal Activity took film-goers by surprise with its clever plot, unique directorial style, and a “psychological horror” approach that was a welcome change from the gore-and-torture of films like Saw. Paranormal Activity was intelligent, subtle, and engaging –…

Parking permit fees rip-off students

Driving to school is great; parking at school is a whole different story. In order to park at school, students are required to have parking passes, which they must buy from the school. Most students experience sticker shock when they…