Month: May 2012

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Student Feature: Young Huang immigrant from China

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…

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…

“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…