Posts Tagged ‘ technology ’

My iPhone is Ruining My Life

December 9, 2013
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My iPhone is Ruining My Life

One word: Addiction. And yeah, I know, first world problems, but still. Here’s some background: I’ve had the same flip phone since seventh grade. It’s been with me through everything, really, and survived more than I could possibly expect. I’ve dropped it off a roof, yet it met its overdue demise when my water...
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National Recognition for CC Students

October 21, 2013
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National Recognition for CC Students

Several CC students are among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program who have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,000 scholarships that will be offered next spring. Congratulations to Anneliese Braunegg’14, Jacob Hession-Kunz’14, Carolyn Lu’14, Jessica Lu’14 and Isaac Xia’14! Also congratulations to Isaac Xia for...
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Modernizing technology in the classroom

February 4, 2013
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Modernizing technology in the classroom

Education has evolved in leaps and bounds over the past few years, as electronics become more prevalent in our day-to-day lives.  CC is working hard to meet the new demands of the 21st century, making a transition that is as fundamental, our CC’s technology specialist, Terry Smolka, explains, “as the switch from still photos to...
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New teacher: Terry Smolka

December 17, 2012
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New teacher: Terry Smolka

Ms. Terry Smolka, a new faculty member at CCHS, spends her days working to fix, prepare, and initiate new ways to use technology in the school. You may find her fixing issues with computers and the assorted websites used by the school, such as X2 and FirstClass. Smolka also spends time readying new carts...
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CCHS teacher alumni, and why they came back

December 10, 2012
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CCHS teacher alumni, and why they came back

With all the typical stress that students face before the holidays, most students swear that they will never step foot into this school again once they graduate. It is interesting, however, to think that some people do come back. Let’s reflect about some  experiences from teachers who attended this school as students, and decided...
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Technology at CC

April 2, 2012
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Technology at CC

Another day, another server crash. Another week, another teacher whose ActivBoard malfunctions. Certainly, the technology we all use today in class serves a purpose. Students can type papers even for in-class essays, sparing teachers the horror of deciphering the scrawls of students accustomed to keyboards. Some teachers have found new and creative methods of...
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A new take on academics: Appademics

April 1, 2012
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A new take on academics: Appademics

Students attending CCHS next year can expect a thirty-pound package to arrive in their mail in August of 2012 – an iTechPack. This package will include a selection of Apple products: an iPod Nano, an iTouch, an iPhone, an iPad, a MacBook Pro, a MacBook Air, and – it is even rumored to contain...
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A Technological Revolution

October 19, 2010
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CCHS is no longer a 20th Century Learning Environment. White boards are obselete – replaced by their superior Active Board brethren. Grades are now available for students – and parents – to view at home. Book reports have now morphed into video projects. CCHS is moving into the 21st Century. As a part of...
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