Archive for February, 2011

Boys’ Wrestling Team Finishes Successful Season

February 28, 2011
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Boys’ Wrestling Team Finishes Successful Season

“The whole team shows heart. We worked hard and overcame adversity. This is likely the best year the team here has ever had.” These words from coach Eric Rivera of the Concord-Carlisle High School Boys’ Wrestling Team only begin to describe the team’s phenomenal season. For the first time in forty years, CCHS earned...
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MyHometownLink.com

February 28, 2011
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MyHometownLink.com

Connections are everything in the modern world; they’re how one gets businesses, jobs, and opportunities. Elizabeth Geisinger, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, created a website, MyHometownLink.com, that establishes these connections and supplies both high school and college students with many business opportunities. Parents and students create profiles where the parents advertise certain jobs, and where students...
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CC Attends John Hopkins University Model UN Conference

February 28, 2011
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From February 10 to 13, Concord Carlisle High School’s Model United Nations Club attended the fourteenth session of the Johns Hopkins University Model UN Conference in Baltimore. The group of nine was led by officers Andrew Trudeau ’12, Catherine Harris ’11, Ruthie Zeltzer ’12, and their advisor, Meredith Fischer. In the past, the group...
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Campus undergoes surprise drug search

February 28, 2011
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Concord-Carlisle students got a taste of the feel of a Hollywood set for a crime drama earlier this month as school officials and policemen, complete with drug-sniffing dogs, conducted a narcotics search of the campus.  No illegal substances were found, a fact that the administration praises; however, school officials still caution of and condemn...
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The Producers

February 14, 2011
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The Producers

“That’s our Hitler!” are three words that could only be heard in the CCHS auditiorm. Excitement escalates as Friday, March 4th approaches: the first of the days when CCHS will perform The Producers. The Producers is a musical adapted from the 1968 film about two theatrical producers, Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, who plan...
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Students micro-lend overseas

February 14, 2011
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Concord-Carlisle has some new nations to add to its lengthy list of countries with which it has ongoing relations (e.g. Ecuador, France, Japan, Nicaragua, Turkmenistan); CC can now tack on Afghanistan, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Uganda, among others. Over the course of several weeks, English teacher Shelley Hull’s two World Literature classes collectively raised...
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SparkNotes: Oscar Nominations

February 14, 2011
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Awards season continues to honor 2010’s standout works of art with the Oscars on Sunday, February 27. Whether one believes that the Academy spotlights quality films with true artistic value or just hands out awards on the basis of popularity, there is no doubt that the ceremony will give viewers much to talk about....
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Review: The Cape on NBC

February 14, 2011
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Today I’m snowed in, so I’m writing about something I saw yesterday. It was The Cape, a show about a man who was unjustly framed for a horrible crime and must don a new identity to protect his family and get his life back. So it’s pretty much the same to every superhero movie...
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Indoor track: strongest season yet

February 14, 2011
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Every day for two hours after school, and even sometimes on Saturdays, the CCHS Indoor Track runners dedicate their time and energy to practice. Practices begin with splitting up into the event groups: sprinters, distance-runners, throwers, jumpers and hurdlers. These groups do a mixture of warm-up drills, outside (if the weather permits) or in...
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New Learning Commons policy

February 7, 2011
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A typical day at Concord-Carlisle High School once consisted of students heading to the Learning Commons first thing in the morning to fetch a paper pass, signed by the librarians, for a directed study later in the day. When then bell rang for their study, they would walk to their study room to have...
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