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Check Out Rixton

April 13, 2015
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Check Out Rixton

The name Rixton may sound familiar to many, but the story behind their rise to success may be less well known.  From Manchester, England, this group really became well-known at the start of 2013.  They were going around to small local venues to gain attention for their style of music, which mainly consists of...
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Mourning for Godot: Samuel Beckett Retrospective

April 13, 2015
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Mourning for Godot: Samuel Beckett Retrospective

Today, April 13th, would have been the 118th birthday of the celebrated dramatist Samuel Beckett, who is one of the founders of the “Theatre of the Absurd” tradition. His “descendants”,  so to speak, include such notables as Alejandro Jodorowsky and Harold Pinter, names well known to contemporary cinema and theater lovers. Beckett was famous...
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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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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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Make Time for the CCHS Faculty Follies Show!

March 16, 2015
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Make Time for the CCHS Faculty Follies Show!

Save time this Saturday night for the CCHS faculty show! On March 21st, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, students and parents from across CCHS will get the chance to see their favorite teachers participate in a zany show that highlights the CC faculty’s comedic talent. Highlights include a rap video featuring Mr. Hoblitzelle and Mr....
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Remembering the Classics: Blood Meridian on its 30th Anniversary

March 16, 2015
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Remembering the Classics: Blood Meridian on its 30th Anniversary

Thirty years ago, Cormac McCarthy, a prolific American author, published what many consider his masterpiece-Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West. The novel is expansive, with prose that is both sparse and ornately gothic. McCarthy, in Blood Meridian, constructs a beautiful, harsh continuation of the tradition of the American Pastoral, as well as our national...
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CCHS Dance Crew Dazzles

March 9, 2015
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CCHS Dance Crew Dazzles

On Saturday evening, the CCHS Dance Crew held its annual “CC Fights Back” performance to raise funds for a worthy cause. This year, each $10 admission ticket went to Hill Crest Orphanage, which provides for homeless children in Tanzania.  Along with the brief “moral high” of donating to underprivileged youth, audience members were starstruck when the...
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Fifty Shades of Grey Falls a Shade Short

March 2, 2015
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Fifty Shades of Grey Falls a Shade Short

This Valentine’s Day all the buzz was about the film adapted from the best seller by EL James, Fifty Shades of Grey. This book was on book group lists all over America and the reaction to it was polarizing. After being released in 2011, it quickly jumped to the top of the New York Times Bestseller...
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CCHS Band Travels to Indianapolis

March 2, 2015
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CCHS Band Travels to Indianapolis

We’ve all heard tidbits about the CCHS Concert Band’s upcoming trip to The Circle City: an “Indy” here an “apolis” there, but few band room outsiders are aware of the many exciting facts of this honorable trip.  So what is this trip really all about?  Surely the band would not be preparing so rigorously...
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