Tag: English

Honoring CC’s Veterans

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Co-Written by Naomi Waldron Some of you may be aware that Veteran’s Day is this Wednesday. It is a time to tip our hats to all the brave souls who put their lives on the line to fight for freedom. People…

New Teacher: Jennifer Hayes

This year, CCHS welcomes new English teacher, Jennifer Hayes. Hayes is from nearby Sudbury, MA and attended Lincoln-Sudbury High School. In high school, Hayes was an athlete and played field hockey and lacrosse. “Even though English was not my favorite subject…

New Teacher: Todd Sawyer

Many of you may not yet have been lucky enough to meet Mr. Todd Sawyer.  Mr. Sawyer is an English teacher, who teaches both Freshman CP and Sophomore Honors.  Mr. Sawyer grew up in Groton, MA, but now lives in…

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale was required reading in the Senior English elective ‘Visions of the Future.’ When it was first assigned, I instantly recalled that the author Margaret Atwood was known for her poetry. In my poetry-obsessed phase, I found that…

New Teacher: Finley Smith

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Ms. Smith is a new teacher in the English department at Concord-Carlisle High School. She is originally from Darien, Connecticut, a suburb right outside of New York. For her undergraduate degree she attended Tulane University, and for her graduate degree…

Remembering Tom Hart

In December CC lost a beloved member of its community, Tom Hart, who died after a four-year battle with cancer. In 1985, Hart began teaching at CC, where he served many years as Chair of the English Department. Peter Atlas,…

Student Feature: Young Huang immigrant from China

Young Huang is an immigrant from China transferring to spend the rest of the school year at CC. Hello, my name is Young. I just came to the United States recently because my whole family immigrated from China. The goal…

Bringing generations together through poetry

  Within the classrooms of CCHS, a beneficial program connecting students to the elders of our community has taken place this past semester with tremendous success. Dr. Rebecca Loprete’s C-block sophomore English class Jaime Kass ’13, Brandon Geoffroy ’13, Sam…

Sweeping changes to English Department policies

The CCHS English Department has undergone significant changes to its curriculum over the last three years. As begun with the Class of 2011, Sophomore English is now a full-year course; it was once just one semester followed by an elective.…