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Mr. Dentino’s retirement

May 21, 2012
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Mr. Dentino’s retirement

To his students’ dismay, Al Dentino – affectionately referred to as Mr. D by most of his students and the band director at Concord Carlisle High School for the past twenty years – is retiring this year. When asked to explain why he is retiring, Mr. D responded, “First of all, I can. I’ve...
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CCHS Tennis, aiming for the Playoffs!

May 21, 2012
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CCHS Tennis, aiming for the Playoffs!

The CCHS tennis teams bring their gear down to Emerson or up to our own courts for practice after school every day, and like all sports, practice is always tiresome. At the beginning of the year are competitive tryouts, when CCHS’s tennis players are narrowed down to Boys and Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity....
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The Avengers: Six classic heroes in one brain-bashing film

May 21, 2012
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The Avengers: Six classic heroes in one brain-bashing film

Throughout the superhero movies made in the last few years, there have been countless allusions to an Avengers movie. Thor, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, and Captain America all ended with the hero in a state of conflict, and with Nick Fury, the head coordinator for S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division)...
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CCHS Ultimate Frisbee goes to St. Johnsbury for a tournament

May 21, 2012
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CCHS Ultimate Frisbee goes to St. Johnsbury for a tournament

This weekend, the CCHS Ultimate Frisbee teams went to St. Johnsbury, Vermont, for a two-day Frisbee tournament. Congratulations to the CCHS Girls’ Ultimate Frisbee team for winning the Spirit Award! Today, you might have seen a bunch of girls running around sporting brightly colored mesh caps as a sign of their victory . The...
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Obama endorses gay marriage

May 14, 2012
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Obama endorses gay marriage

Barack Obama likes to make history. As if it wasn’t enough to be the first black president, he then passed the most extensive health care reform bill in history. On his command, Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden. His presidency has certainly been quite eventful, but with election day this November, he needed something...
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CCHS Robotics at Nationals

May 14, 2012
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CCHS Robotics at Nationals

The Concord Carlisle Robotics Team recently participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) National Championships at the St. Louis Rams’ football stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The competition consisted of  four divisions, each including a hundred teams from many different areas, including Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Brazil, and others. There were 400 robotics teams and over...
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CCHS Sci-Fi club visits Japan

May 14, 2012
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CCHS Sci-Fi club visits Japan

This year, CCHS’s very own Sci-Fi Club traveled about as far as they could go while still remaining within Earth’s atmosphere – Japan. CCHS has a long-standing relationship with a school in Nanae, a town in Japan, and this year’s trip was not the first time CC students were a part of a cultural...
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Student Feature: Young Huang immigrant from China

May 14, 2012
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Young Huang is an immigrant from China transferring to spend the rest of the school year at CC. Hello, my name is Young. I just came to the United States recently because my whole family immigrated from China. The goal of immigration came from my uncle, who is already living in the United States....
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CCHS Chorus dazzles at Disney

May 14, 2012
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CCHS Chorus dazzles at Disney

Most high school students can’t seem to stay awake during A-block at 7:30, but the group of sixty-seven chorus students gathered at 3:15 AM in the band room on March 18th are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.  Why?  We were going to Disney.  In an attempt to remember everything about the trip, I kept a journal...
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“Open the pod bay doors, Ben” – CCHS faculty takes on technology in Attack of the New School

May 7, 2012
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“Open the pod bay doors, Ben” – CCHS faculty takes on technology in Attack of the New School

“Wow, tech is going great tonight!” Ben Kendall exclaims during a break in the action. Without missing a beat, he quickly adds, “Wait, I probably jinxed it.” Though unscripted, the remark eerily resonated with the satirical tone of this year’s CCHS faculty show, ominously entitled Attack of the New School: Rise of the Machines....
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