Posts Tagged ‘ Students ’

Stop Talking About College!

May 12, 2014
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Stop Talking About College!

I am aware that college has direct effects on one’s future and that I am only a junior and have not experienced the full process yet, but I still have reason to believe that the college obsession has spiraled out of control. Every day in a certain class of mine, a group of my fellow students...
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CC Goes International

March 24, 2014
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CC Goes International

Confession time: I have the travel bug.  Like really badly.  As in, I spend hours camped out on Buzzfeed Travel rather than doing homework, admiring the beautiful rainforest in the Amazon, the elegant restaurants in Barcelona, and the stunning beaches of Australia.  Thankfully, CC offers no shortage of exchange trips, and only seems to...
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Humans of CC

October 31, 2013
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Humans of CC

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Do students work?

January 7, 2013
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Do students work?

In the news today, we are faced with the seemingly unmovable burden of unemployment in our country.  A constant barrage of charts, numbers and political statements makes this vastly complicated problem even more obscure.  Therefore, this week I decided to try to comprehend this problem, but on a much more relevant scale. I localized...
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The Health Nut: How to combat stress

January 7, 2013
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The Health Nut: How to combat stress

Do you have a test tomorrow? Or a big project due soon that you haven’t even touched? Oh, and we can’t forget about midterms! No pressure. Many high school students are under a lot of pressure to do well in school and as a result they can be tired, anxious, and irritable. This stress...
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International students at CC

December 10, 2012
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International students at CC

This year CC has a large, diverse class of international students. I recently got to visit their classroom and talk to the students.  They come from a wide array of countries, from Thailand to Iran, China to Brazil.  Some of them are staying with host families, and will leave CC in May or June,...
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The advisory anomaly

November 5, 2012
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Every two weeks, all students must go to advisory. They talk about feelings or play childish games with a random teacher and an assortment of their classmates. This bi-weekly occurrence messes up the schedule to an extent that even the teachers are unsure of what block it is. An apparent majority of students express...
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Saying goodbye and thanks to retiring teachers

May 7, 2012
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This year, CCHS will have to bid farewell to a number of valued teachers and staff. Retirement calls to Ms. Goodman from the SPED Department, Mr. Leone from the Mathematics department, and Senora DesLoges from the Foreign Language Department. They have spent years dedicated to the community here at CC where their efforts will...
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Rivers and Revolutions revolutionizes learning

April 2, 2012
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Rivers and Revolutions revolutionizes learning

Rivers and Revolutions is a program offered at CCHS for juniors and seniors, organized and directed by former social studies teacher Michael Goodwin. 2012 is the “pilot year,” and the program will be offered during the fall and spring semesters. If it is successful, it will continue for more years to come. In the...
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Challenge Day 2011 continues the tradition

January 9, 2012
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Challenge Day 2011 continues the tradition

  Three consecutive days every year in the lower gym, CCHS holds Challenge Day, an event offered to all students. About 100 people attend each day, including students, teachers, and other adults from the community. When asked how Challenge Day began, leader and physics teacher Brian Miller explains that “It started with a girl...
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