Month: September 2016

Democalypse 2016: The 1st Presidential Debate

images-1

The first presidential debate of 2016 went about the way you would expect– at least, in the context of this incredibly unexpected election cycle. Hillary Clinton seemed to be miles ahead of Republican challenger Donald Trump in terms of policy, temperament…

It’s Gonna Be a Record Year

screen-shot-2016-09-27-at-10-49-23-am

It’s the start of a brand-new year.  Or school year.  And it’s time to start thinking about what music to listen to, whether studying (not highly recommended), doing homework, driving, hanging out with friends, etc.  Now, there are thousands of people…

Highlights from Freshmen Election Speeches

imgres-1

Thanks to Matt Stejbach ’18 for taking copious notes on the elections and helping write this article. For nineteen melancholy days, the student senate and government have been meeting with the students elected by the sophomore, junior, and senior class,…

Weekend Sports: Pink Style

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-4-12-57-pm

Students gathered under the lights at Memorial Field on Friday night to watch the AB-CC football game. When the skies opened up at halftime, the fan section dispersed, but the team powered through the weather. Unfortunately, CC took a hard hit, losing…

Movie Review: Snowden

url-2

Snowden is a confused, bloated mess of a movie. It is the worst work of the profoundly narcissistic and stylistically jumbled director, Oliver Stone. The movie stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the titular whistleblower, Shailene Woodley as his girlfriend, Zachary Quinto as Glenn…

Sully Movie Review

sully-tom-hanks-aaron-eckhart-slice-600x200

Sully Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Directed by: Clint Eastwood Synopsis: On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson,” when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed “Sully” glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters…

Voices in the Atrium: The Revenge of the Crocs

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-3-33-35-pm

Iris Chen co-wrote this article. CROCS! Most would say that they haven’t seen a pair of these since 2007 (except on a toddler), but now they’re back on the rise. Our hole-y, rubber-shoe friends are ready to take your feet…

New Teacher: Ryan Palmer

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-4-08-25-pm

CCHS is welcoming a new chemistry teacher with the addition of Ryan Palmer. Mr. Palmer grew up in Calgary, Canada, and attended the University of Calgary as an undergraduate, where he originally had no intention of becoming a teacher. After…

Why Fall is the Best Season (Hint: It’s Not the Pumpkin Spice Latte)

pumpkin-spice-latte-ff

It’s officially fall now, which means that it’s time to drink apple cider, eat pumpkin pie, and prepare for our favorite holidays! Get ready to take out all your flannels, sweaters, and beanies to prepare for weather that’s neither cool nor…

New Teacher: Kori Pasternak

img_6769-2

Mrs. Kori Pasternak is one of the two new Latin teachers at CCHS. She previously worked at The Advanced Math and Science Academy, a charter school in Marlborough, also teaching Latin. She’s been teaching for the past nine years, and…