Month: September 2015

Freshmen Elections Spice up The Auditorium

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Hand in hand with the heat of the actual presidential elections, freshmen class officer elections create the same, if not a greater, amount of drama. While sophomores, juniors and seniors were sitting in their respective advisories, they were unaware of the…

Perspectives from Rivers and Revolutions

“GIVE BIRTH TO THE DREAM!” Michael Goodwin says passionately, walking around the Rivers classroom barefoot. That’s basically all you need to know about Michael Goodwin. He is passionate about nature and life. Michael, who is the main teacher in Rivers…

In Defense of Jonathan Franzen

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 20. American writer Jonathan Franzen poses during a portrait session held on September 20, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

 Anyone who really cares about literature has read The Corrections; maybe they loved it, maybe they hated it, but it is as much required reading as The Great Gatsby or Don Quixote. A lot of people who have read the book have strong opinions…

Krish Dhanam to Speak at CCHS This Friday

Krish Dhanam, internationally acclaimed Indian speaker, is scheduled to speak on Friday night. Performing excerpts from his book, The American Dream is Still Alive From an Indian Heart, his speech is sure to inspire. Tickets for Dhanam’s performance are on…

Rad Raspberry Recipes

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As you may know, it is now officially raspberry season! This means bushes all around New England are exploding with more raspberries than a person could possibly consume. To celebrate the surplus of what is normally a very expensive kind of fruit,…

Volkswagen Scandal Shocks and Reveals

VW has come under fire for cheating on admissions tests

In the past couple of years, our society has become much more environmentally aware. As our society’s views change, so do the rules and regulations that we create. Unfortunately, it turns out that not all companies follow these rules and regulations. In the…

Backpack Drive!

Do you have any extra backpacks laying around? The Interact Club is doing a backpack drive for the homeless community in Boston! Please donate new or gently used backpacks. There are two designated drop-off boxes in the cafeteria and one outside…

Kicks For Cancer Success

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The annual Kicks for Cancer tournament took place last Saturday, September 26th. Proceeds from tickets and merchandise went to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The CCHS Girls Varsity Team took on Lincoln-Sudbury in a clash of two undefeated teams. CC took…

Another Night of Homework

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How much homework is too much? The topic of homework has been controversial for many years, and recently has been put into the spotlight again. Many people wonder if students are getting too much homework, or if homework is no longer…

New Teacher: Jennifer Hayes

This year, CCHS welcomes new English teacher, Jennifer Hayes. Hayes is from nearby Sudbury, MA and attended Lincoln-Sudbury High School. In high school, Hayes was an athlete and played field hockey and lacrosse. “Even though English was not my favorite subject…