Month: April 2013

Congratulations to the Paula Sirois Poetry Contest Winners!

The English Department is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Paula Sirois Poetry Contest is Emily Barrow, class of 2016.  Emily’s winning poem continues a three-year streak of freshmen winning this award!  Congratulations to her!   The…

MLB Season Predictions Offer Some Curveballs

As we dive into the Major League Baseball season, here are some picks I have made for this year. World Series Champion: Washington National. Last year, the Nationals emerged to greatness as they won 98 regular season games for an…

Forensics Team Argues All the Way to States

CC’s forensics team recently participated in the speech state finals. The state finals in Group Discussion consisted of a forty- seven person pool, drawing students from around the state. Those who qualified had to place above a certain threshold twice…

CCHS Boys Lacrosse Coming on Strong!

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After an amazing 22-0 championship season last year, with a final 13-3 victory over Algonquin highschool, the lax boys are back! Coach Tom Dalicandro commented on the effect of last year’s season on this years players, noting, “Every season is…

Happy Earth Day – Creating a Cleaner, Brighter Future

Happy Earth Day! Before April break, the freshmen had an assembly about climate change and what we can do to protect the environment to create a cleaner, brighter future. To recap the presentation: The global thermostat is rising and our…

Look For the Helpers

“I feel like we’re in a war zone,” says social studies teacher Ethan Hoblitzelle, on his Facebook status on Friday April 19th during the chase for the Boston Marathon bomber. Even in the weeks following the tragedy of the Boston…

Blood, Sweat, and Valve Oil: CC Shines at MICCA

A week before April break, CC made history at MICCA, a prestigious music festival.  Our Concert and Repertory band, as well as various choral groups, represented our school with pride by earning a collection of awards.  MICCA, the Massachusetts Instrumental…

Book Review: Room

Even though I read this about three months ago, Emma Donoghue’s Room still resonates with me. The story portrays a five-year old boy named Jack and his getting up and growing up. Jack lives with his mother, who he calls Ma,…

On the Beach in an Auditorium? The Annual Hypnotist Show

Friday night, April 5th, students gathered in the auditorium to watch the annual CCHS hypnotist show, sponsored by the class of 2015. Every year in the beginning of spring, a hypnotist comes to CCHS and entertains the audience by making…