Posts Tagged ‘ features ’

Teens for Jeans

December 2, 2013
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Teens for Jeans

Teens for Jeans, a jean drive sponsored by Aeropostale and DoSomething.org, has come to CC. This week, until Friday, December 6th, students can leave their own gently used jeans in the collection box in the Learning Commons. Aeropostale, the popular teen clothing retailer, has teamed up with DoSomething.org to start the Teens for Jeans...
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Teacher Becky Rotti Plans Denmark Exchange Program

September 23, 2013
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Teacher Becky Rotti Plans Denmark Exchange Program

Chemistry, Physics, and Organic Chemistry teacher Becky Rotti traveled to Denmark for the first time on August 26-31 in preparation for CC’s exchange with a school from Denmark. Students from CCHS will travel to Slagelse, Denmark from April 22-29, 2014, and students from the Danish school will be visiting Concord from February 25th-March 4th, 2014. Approximately...
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CCHS Prepares for Construction, Fall Term

April 17, 2013
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CCHS Prepares for Construction, Fall Term

Given the current state of affairs at CCHS, with a new school rising up from the dirt just yards from the back of the H building and cement trucks lumbering past the L and S building windows, the school administration is putting into place several modifications to make the next year less stressful for...
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HOW TO WRITE AN ESSAY!

March 18, 2013
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HOW TO WRITE AN ESSAY!

If you are trying to survive the strange environment of high school academics, you have to be able to write an essay. The essay is generally a multi-paragraph writing assignment that teachers assign to allow students to explore their literary horizons through edits, revisions, critical thinking, sweat, and blood. In order to write an...
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The history of the SATs: Nazis, Communists, and hot dogs

March 11, 2013
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The history of the SATs: Nazis, Communists, and hot dogs

Thursday, March 7th at 2:30 in the Little Theater, Dr. Nurenberg, an English teacher at CCHS, presented a Reuttgers Seminar on the secret history of the SATs. The title was “Will this be on the Test? The secret history of the SATS” or as he wanted to name it, “How a bunch of White guys from...
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The Rubik’s Cube craze

November 21, 2011
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The Rubik’s Cube craze

In classrooms all over CCHS, students are peering over each other’s shoulders and glancing under tables, but this time, it’s not at phones or hand-passed notes. They are watching the Rubik’s Cube. These colored cube puzzles are appearing everywhere in the halls and the classrooms, both during and after school. There seem to be many sources...
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Athlete Spotlighted: Will Blumenberg

November 7, 2011
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Athlete Spotlighted: Will Blumenberg

What position do you play? What do you do in that position? I play cornerback on defense. My first responsibility is to watch for a pass, whether I’m covering a zone or man to man. When there is a running play, I am supposed to make sure the man with the ball does not get...
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Carlisle’s Halloween change

October 31, 2011
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Carlisle’s Halloween change

As fall approaches, there are certain characteristics that everyone looks for: the drifting, crinkled bronze leaves and the crisp apples and pears, for instance. October is an especially anticipated month, as its end brings copious amounts of decorated pumpkins and candy wrappers. However, this year, Carlisle decided to change the day of Halloween to...
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CCHS’s new engineering program

October 31, 2011
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Have you seen students wandering the halls with meter sticks? Roaming outside studying the building? These kids are most likely in an engineering class, part of CCHS’s brand new engineering program. Students who complete the program receive an engineering certificate, which indicates that a student has taken a minimum of five electives in the...
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First TV broadcasts of Student News

October 3, 2011
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First TV broadcasts of Student News

As people are getting settled into the new school year, many students are slowly noticing the absence of the daily announcements. But soon, instead of announcements, there will be a new medium of communicating student information. Hopefully  near the end of October, Mr. Sapp and CC News Club are looking to produce the first...
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