Category: News

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

Catholic Memorial School, West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Photo courtesy John Phelan, Boston.com editor.

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…

The Madness of March

Feb 23, 2015; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Kelly Oubre (12), guard Wayne Selden, Jr. (1), forward Perry Ellis (34), guard Frank Mason (0) and forward Cliff Alexander (2) look on during a 70-63 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats at Fred Bramlage Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

This past Sunday, March 13th, marked the official start of March Madness.  Every year the cherished collegiate basketball tournament begins with a process named “Selection Sunday” during which each of the 68 men’s teams and 64 women’s teams is given a…

Unrest at Chicago Trump Rally

Last Friday night, with thousands of people packed into stands in Chicago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump abruptly canceled his campaign rally. Protesters sparred and clashed against Trump supporters, many of whom had showed up hours before the event started…

Super Tuesday Tomorrow!

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Tomorrow is a big day for the 2016 presidential race! Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia are all voting to decide who will be the Democratic and Republican nominee. Furthermore, Alaska, Wyoming, and North Dakota…

Mastering “Mnemonic”

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This past Saturday, February 27th, our very own CCHS Theatre Ensemble performed Mnemonic at the Massachusetts Theatre Guild’s 85th annual high school competition.  The word Mnemonic.  If you’re like me, you probably had to look up the definition for that…

Concord Police Criminal Justice Club

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Ever wanted to learn more about the criminal justice system, or possibly even be a part of it? The Concord Police Criminal Justice Club (CCJC), a new club still in the planning process, will provide an exciting opportunity for high school…

GOP and Democratic Debate Analysis

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The GOP Debate was less raucous than previous offerings and seemed to pivot towards policy over bluster. While the debate didn’t result in a monumental change in the polls for any candidate, it offered important insight into the view of many…