Month: March 2016

Trip to Lawrence Provides Insight into Lives of High School Immigrants

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On Wednesday, March 16, Mr. Pohl’s Spanish 4H class went to Lawrence High School as part of an immigration project. We interviewed students from Spanish-speaking countries about their experience growing up as an immigrant in the US. The project is usually done…

Southie’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Boston at its Finest

This member of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy's marching band got the crowd cheering wildly with his cymbal-clashing antics

This past Sunday marked South Boston’s famous annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, filled with revelers, military veterans, and lots and lots of Celtics jerseys.  Despite living outside of Boston for seventeen years now, this was my first time attending, and…

How to Make Bread!

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Everyone should know how to bake a nice loaf of bread. The ability to make quality bread marks the cross between a baking amateur and a true pro. However impressive this classic baked good is to present, it is surprisingly simple to…

CC Students Learn About Starting Their Own Companies

The StartUp Experience

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to attend an entrepreneurship conference that was held at the Ripley Conference Building. The program was hosted by Henrik Scheel, a danish serial entrepreneur who created a start-up to talk to students about…

Men’s Basketball Ends Strong Postseason

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This past Saturday, the CC Men’s Basketball Team took on New Mission in a rematch from the 2014 State Finals Match. Two years ago, CC fell short to New Mission, so they were looking for some retribution at Springfield College. New Mission…

Voices in the Atrium: Snow

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Co-written by Grace Pacelle Snow days are always an issue of controversy at CCHS. Many people welcome the break from school, and eagerly check the weather channels and the Concord-Carlisle Snow Day Watch, a Facebook group run by Earth Science…

CCHS Junior Wins Top Prize at National Art Contest!

"Heading Out", Mia Royce, 2015

CCHS junior Mia Royce has won a prestigious Gold Key award at the national Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. These awards honor the most impressive entries from students who have already won the top prize at their various state-level competitions. The…

Poets! Enter the Annual Paula Sirois Poetry Contest!

It’s spring and poetry is in the air! Submit to the English Department’s annual Paula Sirois poetry contest. Each year the English Department holds a competition in memory of Ms. Paula Sirois, an English teacher at the high school who…

The Definition of a Scone

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Scone: a small unsweetened or lightly sweetened biscuit-like cake made from flour, fat, and milk and sometimes having added fruit (Wikipedia). This seemingly simple bakery good, however, has been interpreted in many ways across different café cultures. So the question remains: what’s…