Tag: Students

Poets! Enter the Annual Paula Sirois Poetry Contest!

It’s spring and poetry is in the air! Submit to the English Department’s annual Paula Sirois poetry contest. Each year the English Department holds a competition in memory of Ms. Paula Sirois, an English teacher at the high school who…

Parking: What’s the Sitch?

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(Co-written by Fiona Mackenzie) Once upon a time, juniors and seniors could comfortably park in the student parking lot. Ever since the closing of this old lot, and the opening of the new one, parking has becoming a confusing ordeal. The school has been buzzing…

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…

Humans of CC

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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…

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…

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…

The advisory anomaly

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…

Saying goodbye and thanks to retiring teachers

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…