Month: October 2015

Justifying the Concord Public Schools Technology Budget

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At present, $1.2 million is spent on digital instruction in the Concord Public Schools. This hefty sum has caused many people to wonder about Concord’s potentially excessive spending on technology. Where is all that money going, and why is Concord spending so much?…

Ready Player One

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Like dystopian books? What about video games? If you’ve answered yes to either of those questions, then Ready Player One is for you. Written by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One opens up in the year 2044, with orphaned teenager Wade Watts…

Why Seniors Are So Stressed, Explained

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Many a senior has recently embarked on the college process journey. Don’t ask any of them, but each senior seems to be equally frazzled with every single part of applying. So what is it about the college process that drives so many high…

Juan Mandelbaum Comes to CCHS

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Last Thursday, Nuestros Desaparecidos (Our Disappeared), a film created by Juan Mandelbaum, was shown at the CCHS auditorium. It documents the effects of the Dirty War, a brutal campaign in Argentina to suppress political dissidents in the 1970’s-1980’s, on friends of…

Daylight Saving Makes its Biannual Debut

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    For most CCHS students, the rigor and workload of the school year has increased as October comes to a close. Weekends have shifted from leisurely activities to a frantic catch up on sleep and work. Thankfully, this Sunday hosts our…

Steve Jobs Biopic Captivates

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Some of us film nerds (or film buffs, if you prefer) have been looking forward to this Danny Boyle-Aaron Sorkin collaboration for months. After all, Danny Boyle created arguably one of the best literary adaptations of all time in Trainspotting, and…

Mr. Olsen: Welcome to CCHS

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Every year, a swarm of new students arrives at the high school, and it’s impossible not to notice the countless new faces in the hallways.  But there are other new additions to our community each year as well; our faculty…

Enter the Reflections Art Contest

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Enter the Reflections Art Contest! The theme of the contest is landscape/seasons and the deadline is Friday, November 20th. The prize is a $25 gift card to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, or the art store of your choice! Submit your artwork to…