Month: November 2016

The Passing of Fidel Castro: A Controversial Death

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As of a week ago, many people probably weren’t even aware that Fidel Castro was still alive.  Although he may have managed to disappear into the shadows for years, his death, at the age of 90, has finally been confirmed.  Having…

Views into the Lives of the Students and Faculty of CCHS

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Have you ever wondered what life was like for different students and faculty members around the CCHS community? Today we interviewed a few students and teachers to get a glimpse into their lives, to see what advice they had for others, and…

CCHS Shows Its Spirit

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CCHS students entered school on Wednesday morning, excited for four days off of school, excited for excellent Thanksgiving food, and most importantly, excited for the annual Spirit Assembly. Upon entering the atrium, students encountered a plethora of maroon and white decoration. After…

Trump, the Electoral College, and Voter Fraud: News and Opinion

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President-elect Donald Trump, known for his aggressive Twitter usage, has continued to use social media to spread controversial messages. Before the elections, Trump frequently warned of voter fraud in favor of Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. However, he claimed that if he won, this would indicate that…

CCHS Bands, Orchestra, Chorus a Presence at Senior Districts

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Each November, CCHS Bands, Orchestra, and Chorus send students to the Massachusetts Music Educators Eastern Senior District auditions. CCHS consistently performs well at the auditions, and this year was no exception with CCHS coming out of the auditions. CCHS has one…

Martín Espada Comes to CCHS

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Mr. Spence’s and Mr. Rivera’s Twice Told Tales class is very excited to host Martín Espada, an accomplished poet and UMASS Amherst professor, on Thursday, December 8th, for the entire day. His stop at CCHS is part of a larger…

Weather Club Tethered Balloon Launch

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The Tethered Balloon Launch has been postponed to Friday right after school due to wind gusts on the original Tuesday date. This Friday, after school, the CCHS Weather Club will be hosting a tethered balloon launch at the Upper Turf…

Movie Review: Loving

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Loving, although a late entry, is in serious competition for the best film of 2016. It’s a gorgeous, measured, and intelligent film, lacking the saccharine or melodramatic elements that so often ruin films talking about civil rights issues. Beautiful natural lighting…

Guest Speaker Coming to CCHS

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This Thursday, the UNICEF club of CCHS is hosting guest speaker David Campbell, founder and chairman of the organization All Hands Volunteers. All Hands Volunteers brings together volunteers, other organizations, and various communities to deliver aid to countries that have been affected…

Thanksgiving Drama: How to Be Heard if You’re Shy

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Question: Dear Voice,       I have a very opinionated family. Over Thanksgiving dinner, we discussed politics– not a good idea for some families, but we were all pretty much in agreement on the core issues. Everyone was interrupting…