Archive for November, 2011

CCHS remembers David Prifti

November 28, 2011
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CCHS remembers David Prifti

On Tuesday, November 21, CCHS’s beloved photography teacher David Prifti passed away after a two-and-a-half-year struggle with pancreatic cancer. His passion for his art, his classes, and his students left a lasting impact on the CCHS community, and his memory will be treasured in years to come. Below is a brief article written by...
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An interview with newly elected freshman student government

November 28, 2011
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Co-written by Emily Roberts and Madeline Guth The recently elected freshman president, Abby Wester ‘15, has a few words about what she plans to do with her new leadership, and some details on things that any freshman wants to know about our newly elected leader. First off, we asked her one of the most...
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threesixty° Entertainment’s Peter Pan: a truly magical experience in 360°

November 28, 2011
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threesixty° Entertainment’s Peter Pan: a truly magical experience in 360°

  J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of the boy who just wouldn’t grow up gets a fresh new twist in threesixty° entertainment’s production of Peter Pan. This production company, based in London, transforms Peter Pan into a play in the round as the audience watches Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, and the Darling children soar far above...
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Another Successful Season for the CCHS Golf team!

November 28, 2011
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Another Successful Season for the CCHS Golf team!

Wow! What a hole-in-one season for The CCHS Golf team! The team consisted of many strong players and coaches that led the team to a successful season. This year’s senior captains were Kevin Delehey ’12, Ryan Harris ’12, and Andrew Wester ’12, who helped the program earn a 51-15 mark over the last four...
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Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1

November 21, 2011
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Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1

The penultimate installment in the best-selling Twilight series opened last Friday, quickly hitting No. 1 in the box office. The film focuses mostly on the rivalry between  Jacob Black and Edward Cullen that leaves Bella stuck in the middle. She is, once again, the most annoying character of any of them, constantly hurting Jacob...
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Communities say “yes” to CCHS

November 21, 2011
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Communities say “yes” to CCHS

Just last week, both the towns of Concord and Carlisle voted on the plans to build a new high school, plans that would be completed in time for the 2015-2016 school year. The whole project will cost $92.5 million, but the state has agreed to contribute $28 million. This plan was approved just in...
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The Rubik’s Cube craze

November 21, 2011
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The Rubik’s Cube craze

In classrooms all over CCHS, students are peering over each other’s shoulders and glancing under tables, but this time, it’s not at phones or hand-passed notes. They are watching the Rubik’s Cube. These colored cube puzzles are appearing everywhere in the halls and the classrooms, both during and after school. There seem to be many sources...
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Skyrim reaches for and breaks beyond its namesake

November 21, 2011
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I did something with The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim that I have never done with a video game before – I went to the midnight release, and then spent the next 24 hours playing it. Skyrim is incredible. If you played Oblivion, then you know how good Bethesda is at making fantasy RPG’s, and I’m...
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Testing…testing…

November 14, 2011
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Testing…testing…

I’m not trying to dispute tests in general. For many classes, they really are the best way to evaluate a student’s competency in a certain subject. Frankly, while I may have personal preferences as to how I am graded,  I don’t have an issue with a teacher’s chosen method. I do, however, care about...
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My USA experience

November 14, 2011
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My entire life was just the typical life of a Turkmen, until I came to the USA. I was absolutely surprised at the life of American people. Turkmen people are used to living in apartments, and when comparing my country with the USA, everything is totally different: knowledge, perspectives, lives, education, and culture. First,...
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