Month: September 2014

Songs to Study By

Now that the year is finally in full swing, there are tests, homework, projects, etc.  The following songs are simply some suggestions of songs to listen to while  studying.  Some people are fond of more upbeat songs, while others may prefer…

Drama in the Upper Gym: Freshmen Elections

Last Wednesday during Advisory Block, the freshmen class heard speeches from a broad range of candidates for its four class officer positions.  The campaigning kicked off with Jason Genova, who was running for president. Sadly my comrade and I arrived to…

Decoding the 1:1 Technology Initiative

Recently, CCHS’s 1:1 Technology Initiative has been the subject of much debate. Although many students know that 1-1 is an important issue, not many know the specifics. Simply put, it is a program in which CCHS plans on replacing desktop computers and allowing students…

Pink Dance Brings The Enthusiasm

Last Friday night, ten or so members of each CCHS class united in the cafeteria for the Pink Dance, the first official dance of the school year. With my hands free thanks to Mrs. Meeks’s impoundment of my jacket and…

CC Introduces Mindfulness

Mindfulness is defined as a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging one’s feelings and thoughts.  As we enter this year it is also Concord Carlisle High School’s latest buzzword. Living in the moment…

Looking Back on the Cosby Show 30 Years Later

This month, Americans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the premiere of The Cosby Show. The monumental landmark for many adults—and some younger 80’s television aficionados—reminds us of the side-splitting comedy and simultaneous genius of the show, with its clever plot and character development.…

New Art Exhibition in CCHS Visual Arts Gallery

The CCHS Art Gallery, located across from the Learning Commons, is now featuring the independent summer works of the 2014-2015 Advanced Placement Art students! The students produced a wide array of creative works including paintings, pencils, and collages. This project…

Movie Review: Divide in Concord

Last Friday evening, Concord townspeople gathered in the place where it all began.  Or at least where the talk about the divisive article to ban the sale of single serve plastic water bottles began.  However, contentious debate and hard feelings had…

How Should We Combat the Islamic State?

The death toll in Iraq continues to rise. The past summer has followed a haunting course. Roughly every two to three weeks, the terror group that calls itself the Islamic State circulates a gory video of the execution of a Westerner,…