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Concord Carlisle High School Teams up With Anti Defamation League

October 27, 2014
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Concord Carlisle High School Teams up With Anti Defamation League

On Wednesday the 22nd, CCHS introduced the peer-leader program being re-instituted this year.  We are again partnering with the Anti-Defamation League World of Difference curriculum as a part of Sophomore Advisory . The teacher leader at our school, Mr. Aaron Joncas, Metco Director K – 12, presented a short film to the student population on...
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Reflections is Calling All Writers!

October 27, 2014
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Reflections is Calling All Writers!

This Autumn, Reflections is holding a writing contest.  Reflections is Concord Carlisle’s literary magazine and it specializes in prose, poetry, and art.  If you’re interested in entering the contest, the submission deadline is Friday, November 21st. The guidelines are that you must submit a piece of writing that is either prose or poetry.  You can...
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Nanae + Concord: The 2014 Japanese Exchange

October 27, 2014
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Nanae + Concord: The 2014 Japanese Exchange

For the past 20 years our town of Concord MA has had a sister city relationship with the town of Nanae in the Hokkaido prefecture of Japan.  This relationship, which stretches back more than two decades, has been strengthened not only by the exchange of students but through joint meetings such as concerts and...
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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

October 20, 2014
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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

Emma Watson is a Hollywood superstar, and you’ve probably heard of her roles or Red Carpet appearances.  She is especially well-known for one of her most famous role: Hermione Granger. Recently though, the Harry Potter star has been up to a lot more than her roles in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and...
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Dallas Releases People Quarantined Due to Ebola

October 20, 2014
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Dallas Releases People Quarantined Due to Ebola

On October 20th, many of those quarantined in Dallas and monitored for symptoms of Ebola were released by the city. Those released had been under careful watch for the incubation period of 21 days and then were cleared to leave. One of the difficulties of controlling Ebola’s spread is its relatively long incubation period, which makes it...
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Apple Struggling With Competition from Google and FBI Investigation

October 6, 2014
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Apple Struggling With Competition from Google and FBI Investigation

This week has been difficult for technology giant Apple, which has faced challenges on many fronts. Although the release of the iPhone 6 and 6+ has generated some buzz,  the products have received mainly negative reviews from technology magazines and websites. Consumer satisfaction has also taken a dip after the the phones became available,...
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Freshmen Senate Election

October 6, 2014
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Freshmen Senate Election

CCHS’s student government is composed of two bodies, the class government and the Student Senate. Many CCHS students are only aware of their own class government and neglect to consider the importance of the senate government. The Student Senate is composed of around thirty students from all four grades as well as committee members...
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How Should We Combat the Islamic State?

September 22, 2014
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How Should We Combat the Islamic State?

The death toll in Iraq continues to rise. The past summer has followed a haunting course. Roughly every two to three weeks, the terror group that calls itself the Islamic State circulates a gory video of the execution of a Westerner, and debuts another potential victim. Seeing a captive relative in mortal peril, the family...
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Moot Court Final at CCHS: A Historic Draw

June 2, 2014
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Moot Court Final at CCHS: A Historic Draw

Every year students have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in the court of law during the Denis Cleary Moot Court competition, named for former Social Studies teacher and department chair Denis Cleary. Students act as lawyers in 5-4 Supreme Court cases, and get to show their skill in argumentation and  legal knowledge. Each team of...
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New Senior Week: What It Is, and Why

May 12, 2014
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New Senior Week: What It Is, and Why

A few weeks ago, Concord-Carlisle seniors gathered in the auditorium to find that aspects of their last days at the school had been rewritten, particularly in regards to their final week of academic classes. In the past, seniors had ended classes in the beginning of June, taking their final exams intermittently, spread throughout the...
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