Month: November 2013

The Voice‘s Music Picks for Fall

Jessica “Two Door Cinema Club makes pop good again.  Ra Ra Riot kinda mix classical music with an indie-rock vibe, which is really cool.  I LOVE Vampire Weekend.  It’s like indie rock with pop influences, and it’s total feel good…

Volleyball Serves Their Way Through Semi-Finals

This year’s volleyball team ventured further into the playoffs than they ever have before, finishing in the Final Four in Division I of the MIAA state tournament with an overall record of 19-5. At the beginning of the season, the…

The Health Nut: A Healthier Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! This Thursday, many people will be gathering with their loved ones, giving thanks for all they have, and feasting on delicious food! Unfortunately, all the tempting goodies to come make a perfect formula for weight gain and throw…

Spirit Week: The (Second) Most Wonderful Time of Year

It’s…. SPIRIT WEEK! Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! Every year in the week leading up to Thanksgiving, the Student Senate plans a week of activities to bond our school together. This year, Senate has brought the festivities to a whole new level, making Spirit…

Dear Black Friday Shoppers

You may have heard about the typhoon that recently hit the Philippines.  It has been marked with gruesome death tolls, pictures of desolation and heartbreaking eye witness accounts.  The U.S. Military and the Red Cross, among with other humanitarian organizations…

METCO Power Program Initiative

On the cool morning of Saturday October 26, a crowd of teachers, METCO upperclassmen, and METCO freshmen piled onto a school bus. The day was cold and the ride was long. And yet, we had integrity and optimism. The bus…

Faculty Art in the Art Gallery

If you haven’t yet, you should take a look at the CCHS Visual Arts Gallery, directly across from the Learning Commons, which is now displaying faculty and staff artwork. There is a wide variety of work, ranging from paintings to…

Anti-Defamation League Assembly Leaves Questions Unanswered

AUDITORIUM–Last Wednesday, students convened in the auditorium to listen to a presentation by the Anti-Defamation League about fighting racism in our community.  But, hearing the talk of my fellow students later that day, and from a personal basis, I think…

The Health Nut: How to Beat Sickness This Year

Many people are sick or vulnerable to sickness at this time of the year. Germs are everywhere and we really can’t avoid them, so what are we to do? We need to develop resistance to these germs and to do…