Archive for February, 2013

S***, C***, F***, and other words I’m not allowed to say

February 25, 2013
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S***, C***, F***, and other words I’m not allowed to say

In the past, our school has performed several controversial winter musicals, such as The Producers and A Little Night Music.  We have displayed sex scenes, cross-dressing, and even swastikas to entertain the audience. Compared to past years, this winter’s musical A Chorus Line is tame. But this year, as a preventative measure to avoid conflict...
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The stagnant state of the State of the Union address

February 25, 2013
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The stagnant state of the State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama hit several high points in his hour-long State of the Union speech, rallying the crowd to drive his points home, and he seemed more focused now than four years ago.  It’s time, as his promises seem to indicate, to roll up his sleeves and get down to work.  With only...
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Visiting the Virtual High School

February 25, 2013
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Visiting the Virtual High School

March is approaching, a time not only known for its lack of school holidays, but also of class scheduling for the coming year. Recently the Virtual High School courses have become more relevant in the class scheduling process. VHS is a company that has an online program that “provides the opportunity to take courses...
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It is an AP French revolution!

February 25, 2013
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It is an AP French revolution!

The French Advanced Placement (AP) course has a completely new worldwide program and curriculum. The new program includes guest speakers, French pen pals and a variety of projects and films. It focuses more on interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication, both verbal and written, and also on French culture. This program still helps students prepare...
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The JSA experience: Winter Congress

February 25, 2013
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The JSA experience: Winter Congress

On  Thursday, February 7th, a troupe of CCHS students traveled by plane to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., to attend the Junior State of America Winter Congress conference over the weekend. The ten students, myself included, are members of the Junior State of America club. The club, which is the largest student-run high school...
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The Grammys: Bad outfits and Katy Perry’s boobs

February 11, 2013
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The Grammys: Bad outfits and Katy Perry’s boobs

    And just for fun - Here’s Ellen Degeneres:
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The Health Nut: Combining foods and breaking bad habits

February 11, 2013
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The Health Nut: Combining foods and breaking bad habits

Ever wonder why you feel sluggish after lunch or dinner? One reason is because you are incorrectly combining foods. One of the toughest habits for many people to break is eating the wrong foods together. Here is what is not okay: Eating a carb and protein together. The common belief is that one must...
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The freshmen face midyears

February 11, 2013
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The freshmen face midyears

Part of being a freshmen is going through midyear exams; a prospect that made many current freshmen very nervous. Their fears can be narrowed down to two main issues.  The first was studying. One student said, “I kept wondering if I had studied enough and if I had studied the right material.” A lot...
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CC cheerleaders winter season

February 11, 2013
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CC cheerleaders winter season

Did you know that the CCHS cheerleaders cheer for the girls’ basketball team as well as the boy’s basketball team in the winter season? Victoria Fadden ’14 comments that it was “awkward initially, but it gets better throughout the game.” The cheer team practices every day after school for three hours to prepare their...
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New Teacher: Tracie Dunn

February 11, 2013
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New Teacher: Tracie Dunn

Welcome, Mrs. Tracie Dunn! This may be a little delayed, but one reason why our new art teacher, Mrs. Dunn, has not been in the spotlight is because she actually is one of the teachers in Rivers and Revolutions. She is also not exactly new to Concord; she went here for high school! Tracie...
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