Month: November 2011

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…

An interview with newly elected freshman student government

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

Skyrim reaches for and breaks beyond its namesake

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…

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…

My USA experience

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…