Tag: technology

The Best and Worst of the Oscars 2017: A Night Overview

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A lot happened last week.  And for some, perhaps a little more than others.  However, whether you travelled to the farthest ends of the Earth, visited colleges, applied for scholarships, played in tournaments, read your heart out, threw a karaoke party,…

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…

1:1 Follow Up!

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  Last year I did a series of articles on the then nascent 1:1 program, so it seems fitting that as Senior Spring comes to an end, that I would do a retrospective. 1:1 has now become so widespread that…

New Photo Exhibit Excites!

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If you took the time to stop by room 249, you would see a unique and impressive collection of artwork.  We are privileged to have photographer Stephen SetteDucati’s photography on display in our high school. Stephen SetteDucati is an award-winning industrial…

Justifying the Concord Public Schools Technology Budget

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At present, $1.2 million is spent on digital instruction in the Concord Public Schools. This hefty sum has caused many people to wonder about Concord’s potentially excessive spending on technology. Where is all that money going, and why is Concord spending so much?…

Steve Jobs Biopic Captivates

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Some of us film nerds (or film buffs, if you prefer) have been looking forward to this Danny Boyle-Aaron Sorkin collaboration for months. After all, Danny Boyle created arguably one of the best literary adaptations of all time in Trainspotting, and…

Students Participate in the 1:1 Student Forum

In order to ensure greater student participation in the school’s decisions, Mr. Badalament recently held a forum in hopes of answering questions about the new 1:1 program. The administration aims to have a conversation with many who are interested in the measure and want to…

Decoding the 1:1 Technology Initiative

Recently, CCHS’s 1:1 Technology Initiative has been the subject of much debate. Although many students know that 1-1 is an important issue, not many know the specifics. Simply put, it is a program in which CCHS plans on replacing desktop computers and allowing students…

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…

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…