Category: News

Trump’s Taiwan Call

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On Friday, President-Elect Donald Trump received a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. This was very controversial because of the complicated relationship between the Taiwanese government, the Republic of China, and the mainland government, the People’s Republic of China. Both the…

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…

Senate Race 2016 Results

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Although the presidential election received most of the press, Senate elections were also held on November 8. After Election Day, the Republicans will now hold 51 seats, and the Democrats will hold 46 including independents Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Angus…

What to Expect from the New Building Entrance System

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CCHS students have heard snippets about the latest plan to lock school doors during the day as an important safety measure, but what’s to expect with this plan? According to school administration, students with off campus privileges will be able…

New Teacher: Holly Haycock

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This year, Concord-Carlisle High School is incredibly lucky to be welcoming so many new teachers and among them is Holly Haycock a Latin teacher for 9th and 10th graders. Ms. Haycock grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and in high school…

Primary Election 2016 Winds Down

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It’s looking like the presidential nominees for November are going to be Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Trump’s opponents have all dropped out, despite the bizarre choice by Ted Cruz to pick Fiorina as a running mate about a week…

#FreeChao, Elections and other Oddities of Student Government

This year’s heated elections have finally come to a close! The votes are in and here are the results!   Class of 2017   President – Michael Conrad Vice President – Chris Ruediger, Eliza Davidian Secretary – Meg Davis Treasurer –…

Trend of Later School Start Times Reaches Concord

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High school students wake up at 6:00 in the morning, and are at school by the time the first bell rings at 7:25. Most get a mere six or seven hours of sleep a night; the amount needed to fully function…

Catholic Memorial Administration Takes Disciplinary Action After Friday’s Incident

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At Friday night’s state quarterfinal basketball match between Catholic Memorial and Newton North, some startling events transpired, bringing into the limelight the racial issues that we so frequently overlook in the Concord-Carlisle community.  In response to a sexist taunt from…