Month: March 2011

Night school to come in 2011-2012

Concord Carlisle High School has always been known for accommodating students’ needs, whether through resource centers like the MARC and the SSERC or through various counseling opportunities in guidance. However, at a recent school board meeting, it was brought to…

New course coming in the fall: Ancient Roman Sculpture!

Everyone at Concord Carlisle High School loves Social Studies teacher Ben Kendall. Students marvel at his teaching style; he is famous for his booming voice heard from the other end of the building; and he clearly shows great enthusiasm for…

English Department to go gradeless

One brave English teacher is threatening to revolutionize the CCHS English department. Though she has asked to remain nameless, Teacher X has spent the past three years engaged in an in-depth analysis of teaching methods in the English department. Students…

Chemistry department’s “sizzling hot” new idea

Anyone who pays attention to the news knows that despite Obama’s efforts, the national deficit is still mounting. To help alleviate the deficit, school budgets have been slashed and cut until they resemble little shreds of paper. While CCHS has…

Madame Penaud releases her own fashion line

CCHS French teacher Rhonda Penaud is well known to her students for not only the engaging stories she tells in class about her time in France, but also for her impeccable sense of style. Around campus, one can always see…

School to end at 2:12 pm

The school board recently decided that, due to the hostile learning environment at CCHS, the school day is to be extended from 2:11 to 2:12 pm. The school board believes that this extra block of time will have a substantial…

“Energizing” lecture by local executive

Concord-Carlisle High School students got a glimpse of the future last Thursday evening. Marcy Reed, President of National Grid Massachusetts and Concord resident, spoke to students about the prospects of a career in the field of energy and what sorts…

Homefront video game great fun, but some complaints

Let me start by saying this: when I bought this game, the guy at the counter saw my Walking Dead shirt and suggested that I should read the comic series Fable, because it takes classic fables and makes them “bloody…

CC musicians score among best in country

In early January, talented musicians of Concord-Carlisle High School gathered their instruments and voices to travel to Boston Latin School for the opportunity to perform in the Eastern Senior District Music Festival. The festival includes the chance to be in…

Robotics Team participates in an exciting FRC competition

Robots may sound like an extraterrestrial concept, yet most people do not realize that students at CCHS have actually built robots for competition.  The CCHS Robotics Club recently participated at the First Robotics Competition on March 10, 11, and 12.…