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We Still Believe in the Fairytale: Cinderella 2015

March 23, 2015
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We Still Believe in the Fairytale: Cinderella 2015

 As with most fairy tales, we know the story of Cinderella by heart, but still like to see it again and again. This new rendition of Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh was magical. The allure of Cinderella is the grandness of her world, and this movie was able to capture it like never before. Downton Abbey‘s Lily James...
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Chicago Rehearsals Kick Off

March 23, 2015
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Chicago Rehearsals Kick Off

In the wake of this past weekend’s smashing Faculty Follies, preparations for another, student-based show are underway.  The cast of the 2015 spring musical, John Kander and Fred Ebb’s legendary Chicago, is hard at work, rigorously rehearsing dance numbers and committing lyrics to memory.  Meanwhile the compact jazz pit orchestra opens its books and starts...
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CCHS Faculty Follies Show Amazes!

March 23, 2015
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CCHS Faculty Follies Show Amazes!

Anyone who had the opportunity to go to last Saturday’s CCHS Faculty Follies will attest to its charm and quality. Through a combination of skits and hilarious videos, the CCHS faculty amazed parents and students alike. The show covered several topics such as the impending move to the new building and the 1:1 problem....
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Why Fraternities and Sororities Promote Unhealthy Culture

March 23, 2015
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Why Fraternities and Sororities Promote Unhealthy Culture

With the recent racist incidents at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma, Greek life has fallen under scrutiny yet again. Frat culture has continuously come under fire in recent decades, and for good reason. The despicable actions of the members of the SAE fraternity at OU reveal the extent to which...
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Academia and Sexism

March 23, 2015
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Academia and Sexism

Today marks the 133rd anniversary of the day Emmy Noether, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, was born. She was central to developing the theory of rings, modules, and algebra (all critical to modern algebraic geometry and number theory).  An example of her work is her extrapolation of the properties of the ring...
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Girls’ Lacrosse Team Looks to Start Strong

March 23, 2015
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Girls’ Lacrosse Team Looks to Start Strong

This Saturday, the Concord-Carlisle girls’ lacrosse team had their first competition of the season, when they traveled to Westwood for a pre-season “play-day.” Prior to Saturday, the team had not yet practiced on an actual field or with an actual goal. That being said, they played well, and beat King Phillips Academy. They also played...
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CCHS Concert Band Returns From Indianapolis

March 16, 2015
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CCHS Concert Band Returns From Indianapolis

On Sunday, precisely at 2:11 in the afternoon, the last of the CCHS Concert Band members stepped into the school, laden with suitcases, instrument cases, and maroon garment bags filled with uniforms.  Many helped to carry the various percussion-related items from the rented luggage truck into the band room before trudging tiredly out to...
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Moot Court Update!

March 16, 2015
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Moot Court Update!

The first round of the CCHS Moot Court competition has finished! Stay tuned for news about the second case (Garcetti v. Ceballos), which deals with first Amendment speech! Dates for the second round are yet to be determined, but the bracket for advancing teams can be found below.
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It’s that Time in March Again

March 16, 2015
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It’s that Time in March Again

68 teams heard their names called yesterday during Selection Sunday.  Those 68 teams will be playing in the NCAA men basketball tournament, colloquially known as March Madness, which will be filled with crazy upsets, historical runs, and one final champion at the end of it all.  Going into the tournament, there are several strong...
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Enter the Paula Sirois Poetry Contest!

March 16, 2015
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Enter the Paula Sirois Poetry Contest!

Calling all Poets! Submit your poetry to the English Department’s annual poetry contest! Each year the English Department holds a competition in memory of Ms. Paula Sirois, an English teacher at the high school who was a published poet as well as the longtime advisor to Reflections. Entries should consist of two or three...
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