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CCHS Brings Home the Silverware (from Harvard)

February 24, 2014
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CCHS Brings Home the Silverware (from Harvard)

On Saturday, February 15, CCHS sophomores Daniel Lu and Rahul Chopra arrived at Harvard University to compete in the annual Harvard Speech and Debate Tournament. This tournament is known to be the largest and most prestigious tournament for high school speech debate, with nearly 300 participants from all over the country, most notably from...
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The Snow Day Debate

February 4, 2014
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The Snow Day Debate

The day before a snowstorm always triggers the endless debate of “snow day or not?!” Before starting each class, students are eager to hear their teachers weigh in on the issue, giving various predictions on their  fate. The most eager enthusiasts are the senior class, the only people in the school building who don’t...
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Debate Team Wins Big

November 18, 2013
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Debate Team Wins Big

Every day at 2:15PM, approximately ten students meet on the upper floor of the Learning Commons. They are the members of CC’s Speech and Debate Team. Led by team captains Kevin Fan ’15 and Lucy Wang ’15, the team competes in a variety of tournaments in both speech and debate events. Although it is...
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Forensics Team Argues All the Way to States

April 22, 2013
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Forensics Team Argues All the Way to States

CC’s forensics team recently participated in the speech state finals. The state finals in Group Discussion consisted of a forty- seven person pool, drawing students from around the state. Those who qualified had to place above a certain threshold twice in different competitions during the season. Co-founder and president of the team, Kevin Fan...
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The JSA experience: Winter Congress

February 25, 2013
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The JSA experience: Winter Congress

On  Thursday, February 7th, a troupe of CCHS students traveled by plane to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., to attend the Junior State of America Winter Congress conference over the weekend. The ten students, myself included, are members of the Junior State of America club. The club, which is the largest student-run high school...
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CC debate team has success

December 10, 2012
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CC debate team has success

While many people remember sport state finals, the debate state finals are often neglected. Last weekend on Saturday, December 1st, the Debate team completed the Newton South Speech and Debate Tournament where multiple students from Concord-Carlisle High School qualified for state finals. In this tournament there were three CC students, Adam Oriola’14, Kevin Fan’15,...
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CCHS debate team off to a great start

November 19, 2012
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CCHS debate team off to a great start

Not many students at CC know about the school’s debate team, which is smaller and more laid back than most other schools’, but nonetheless it has proven to be a formidable squad this year. The team mainly competes in two events: the Lincoln-Douglas debate and Group Discussion.  Lincoln-Douglas (or LD for short) is a...
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Republican Primary Debate

October 3, 2011
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If nothing else, this year’s Republican primary is certainly hotly contested. Currently, there is no clear frontrunner, even though some candidates have more support than others; no one, however, would declare that there is a lack of candidates. To prove this, on September 7, no fewer than eight presidential hopefuls debated over issues ranging...
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CC student wins state forensics award

April 11, 2011
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On Saturday, April 2, CCHS sophomore Richard Zhou’13 of Kimball Road, Carlisle took awards at the  Massachusetts Forensic League (MFL) State Debate Final. Zhou won third place in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas and second place in Speaker Award at Suffolk University, Boston MA. He was ranked as one of the top three performers in the category...
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