Tag: stress

Later Start Time: A Blessing or a Curse?

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Recently the Concord Carlisle Regional School Committee has been flirting with the idea of a later school start time. The school day would start at 8:00am rather than 7:30am. Though this may seem like a small, trivial deviation to some,…

The Insider on the Students of CCHS

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There are so many people within our community that we don’t even know about. Today we interviewed a few more teachers and students from the community!           Hali Moran, a sophomore at CCHS, said that the hardest…

What To Expect for Senior Year, Juniors

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It’s October 17th. Many early college deadlines are coming up on November 1st. And with November 1st deadlines, you need time to show people your essays and time to proofread your overall applications. AND it is recommended that you don’t wait…

CCHS: A Year in Review

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It’s been another whirlwind year for CCHS, with students excelling in the arts, sports, and academics.  We began discussions on student stress levels and mental health, traveled around the world through different exchange programs, and saw an incredibly successful college…

Senior Year Bucket List

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Sixteen days.  That’s all the days of high school seniors have left.  Only three more painful Monday morning wake ups, only thirteen more A blocks spent struggling to stay awake in between sips of Dunkin Donuts.  Less, if you have APs…

APs Begin Their Two-Week Reign

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The first week of May marks the beginning of a new era for many people. This can be for a variety of reasons. For many seniors, May 1st marks the day of decisions and new beginnings (reference Amanda Xia’s article).…

A Farewell to Mr. Badalament

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After serving as our principal at CCHS for 9 years and working in education for 26 years, Mr. Badalament will be leaving us at the end of this school year to pursue a career in educational consulting, which involves leadership…

Voices in the Learning Commons: Midyear Stress & Studying!

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Right: Alec Marzot '16

As midyear season looms ahead, CC students are feeling a mixture of nerves and relief at the thought of almost reaching second semester.  We asked students in the Learning Commons how stressed they were for their upcoming exams and what…

The Neglect of Self Care at CCHS

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Self Care. It does not seem hard to understand; however, at CCHS we may be neglecting to properly take care of ourselves. I have friends who tend to care about their grades more than themselves, and when they tell me that…

Why Seniors Are So Stressed, Explained

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Many a senior has recently embarked on the college process journey. Don’t ask any of them, but each senior seems to be equally frazzled with every single part of applying. So what is it about the college process that drives so many high…