Archive for April, 2011

Help Needed: Summer Jobs

April 27, 2011
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Summer Maintenance: Full-time, M-F 7:30-4:00. Cleaning pool, cutting grass, recycling, composting, raking beach, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, weed-wacking, moving hay, maintaining grounds. Non-smoker, clean driving record, references and background check required. Summer Camp Counselor: Full-time M-F 9:00-3:30. Knowledge and experience belaying on 40′ climbing wall and low elements.   Experience working with children and former...
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WIQH’s Battle of the Bands exceeds expectations and makes history

April 25, 2011
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WIQH’s Battle of the Bands lived up to its extended publicity crescendo this past Saturday night, as most bands fully hit their stride to play impressive sets. Since the Battle could not go on as scheduled in February due to a variety of last-minute crises, WIQH opted to postpone the event until April 9....
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CC student wins state forensics award

April 11, 2011
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On Saturday, April 2, CCHS sophomore Richard Zhou’13 of Kimball Road, Carlisle took awards at the  Massachusetts Forensic League (MFL) State Debate Final. Zhou won third place in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas and second place in Speaker Award at Suffolk University, Boston MA. He was ranked as one of the top three performers in the category...
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Film Review: Source Code

April 11, 2011
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Film Review: Source Code

There are some movies that feature many special effects, rapid and jumpy camerawork, and a lot of explosions. That’s not necessarily a bad thing; however, most of these “action movies” are, as their name implies, all about the action, and not about much of anything else. Flashy but hollow films like Transformers and its...
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Disaster in Japan: One student’s story

April 11, 2011
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Disaster in Japan: One student’s story

The sadness of the earthquake and Japan’s gratitude to countries overseas.  A large-scale earthquake hit Japan directly in the afternoon on March 11, 2011. After, all parts of Japan fell into chaos because of the confusion situation  of the tsunami that followed. Tohoku and Kanto districts, in Japan, were damaged severely. In the Tohoku...
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Sucker Punch

April 4, 2011
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Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch is everything it looks like: babes and machine guns. But they manifest themselves in a surprisingly deep and confusing movie. I love Zack Snyder. Watchmen is my fourth favorite movie of all time, so I was extremely excited for Sucker Punch. The movie follows the story of a girl whose parents die...
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Freedom of Speech…For All.

April 4, 2011
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The Kansas based Westboro Baptist Church is a small, independent, Baptist congregation lead by Fred Phelps and made up almost entirely of his family. Over the past decade, the parish has become notorious for their horrifying public protests and disgusting cruelty to the country’s homosexual, religious, and military communities. The church members believe their...
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CC raises over 1 million yen for Japan Relief

April 4, 2011
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CC raises over 1 million yen for Japan Relief

How far would you go to help friends overseas?  In response to the ongoing disaster in Japan, Concord-Carlisle High School and Thoreau Elementary School students, faculty, and families pulled together and in just two weeks raised $14,857.05 (or over 1 million yen) for Japanese disaster victims through a variety of fundraising mechanisms.  These events...
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The CCHS chorus concert

April 4, 2011
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On the night of Tuesday, March 22,  I had the privilege of seeing the CCHS choruses perform their sets, due to the fact that I’m in Select Choir. I need to start off by saying that this review is biased in the worst way. As a performer in the concert, I will give a...
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CCHS’s personal Music Studio

April 4, 2011
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Many students do not know that only a few feet from the Learning Commons is a music studio where one can record music, experiment with music programs on a computer and receive assistance with music composition. Joel Schofield, who runs this music lab, says, “The studio has been at CCHS for about 2 years....
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