Author: Abigail Gordy

Avoid the Mall with Homemade Holiday Gifts

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1) You can bake holiday treats. Whether it’s for Christmas or Hanukkah, desserts work as gifts for almost anyone. You could bake Russian tea cookies (which are egg free), classic gingerbread, sugar, or cinnamon cookies (all cut out into fun…

A Dangerous Casualty of a New Administration, and Why We Should Care

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Two years ago today, 195 countries signed a historic agreement to address the issue of climate change. It was the first time ever. Previous attempts or agreements have ended in failure, and now, as the Trump administration has proclaimed, the U.S. will leave the agreement;…

Defining Family Over the Holidays

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For some, family means the people they see in the morning when they come down for breakfast, the parent who works whenever they’re home but leaves notes on the kitchen table, people thousands of miles away, family friends they see…

The Tempest: A Firsthand Account

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From Thursday the 17th to Sunday the 20th, the CCHS theater company presented The Tempest, by William Shakespeare. As Boat Swain, I was one of the numerous theater kids and techies which worked to put the show up, and after several months I…

New Teacher: Alexandra Kuchar

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Alexandra Kuchar is a new teacher who has joined the Physics department this year. We talked to her about how her experience here at CC has been so far. So far, Mrs. Kuchar says she has been having a great year, as her…

Grief Counseling for Students

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Starting on October 11th, the high school will offer grief counseling for students. It will take place during advisory for the following 4 to 6 weeks. It originated from student requests, and it’s there for those who need to share…

The Emmys: A Historic Night

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Last night, the Emmys aired and the night was filled with historic wins, vaguely or outright political jokes, and heartfelt speeches. The Emmys was a historic night for diversity, as it had the most diverse group of nominees in history, followed…

One to One Puppy Program

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The administration has recently made a grand discovery: students at CCHS feel stressed. “What is ‘stress’?” you may ask. Apparently, it is the emotion that one feels when one is assigned four hours of homework, plays three sports and two instruments,…

On Point Interview with Karen Shiffman

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On Wednesday, April 5th, Concord Carlisle Continuing Ed hosted a panel of media experts which included Melissa Zimdars, Assistant professor of communications at Merrimack College; Tim Riley, Assistant professor of journalism at Emerson College; and Karen Shiffman, executive producer of…