Month: March 2015

We Still Believe in the Fairytale: Cinderella 2015

 As with most fairy tales, we know the story of Cinderella by heart, but still like to see it again and again. This new rendition of Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh was magical. The allure of Cinderella is the grandness of her…

Final Four Predictions After a Wild First Weekend

The first weekend of the NCAA men’s tournament has been characteristically entertaining. Teams like the Georgia St. Panthers and the UAB Blazers have shaken up the tournament and busted brackets around the world. Despite these upsets, most of the favorites…

Chicago Rehearsals Kick Off

In the wake of this past weekend’s smashing Faculty Follies, preparations for another, student-based show are underway.  The cast of the 2015 spring musical, John Kander and Fred Ebb’s legendary Chicago, is hard at work, rigorously rehearsing dance numbers and committing…

CCHS Faculty Follies Show Amazes!

Anyone who had the opportunity to go to last Saturday’s CCHS Faculty Follies will attest to its charm and quality. Through a combination of skits and hilarious videos, the CCHS faculty amazed parents and students alike. The show covered several…

Why Fraternities and Sororities Promote Unhealthy Culture

With the recent racist incidents at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma, Greek life has fallen under scrutiny yet again. Frat culture has continuously come under fire in recent decades, and for good reason. The despicable actions…

Academia and Sexism

Today marks the 133rd anniversary of the day Emmy Noether, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, was born. She was central to developing the theory of rings, modules, and algebra (all critical to modern algebraic geometry and…

Girls’ Lacrosse Team Looks to Start Strong

This Saturday, the Concord-Carlisle girls’ lacrosse team had their first competition of the season, when they traveled to Westwood for a pre-season “play-day.” Prior to Saturday, the team had not yet practiced on an actual field or with an actual goal.…

CCHS Concert Band Returns From Indianapolis

On Sunday, precisely at 2:11 in the afternoon, the last of the CCHS Concert Band members stepped into the school, laden with suitcases, instrument cases, and maroon garment bags filled with uniforms.  Many helped to carry the various percussion-related items…

Moot Court Update!

The first round of the CCHS Moot Court competition has finished! Stay tuned for news about the second case (Garcetti v. Ceballos), which deals with first Amendment speech! Dates for the second round are yet to be determined, but the…

It’s that Time in March Again

68 teams heard their names called yesterday during Selection Sunday.  Those 68 teams will be playing in the NCAA men basketball tournament, colloquially known as March Madness, which will be filled with crazy upsets, historical runs, and one final champion…