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Clubs and Organizations

Academic Bowl

Time: Friday @ 2:50 - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Commons Room 247
Student Rep: Chao Cheng 18
Faculty Advisor: Todd Sawyer

A club that meets regularly to prepare for Academic Quiz Bowl competitions against other hight schools periodically throughout the year.

 

 

Activism Club

Time: The first & third Fridays of the month 2:45pm - 3:45pm.
Location: Room 301
Student Rep: Elise Kaplan
Faculty Advisor: Caitlin Smith/Patricia Worth

We founded this club in order to learn how to become effective activists on behalf of human rights, science, and social justice. We are open to all students who wish to make a positive difference in the world. As a club, we frequently organize school-wide projects such as fundraisers for worthy causes, panels of guest speakers, rallies and marches, and voter registration drives. We also meet regularly to discuss current events and watch films related to our goals. Please come to a meeting to learn more about who we are and what we’re hoping to achieve.

American Red Cross Club

Time: Mondays @ 2:45 - 3:15 PM
Location: RM 305
Student Rep: Kasey Stewart
Faculty Advisor: Andrea Gillis

The American Red Cross is the world’s largest humanitarian organization. The CCHS Red Cross Club invites all students to join and be a part of helping those in need. In addition to helping at the CCHS yearly blood drive, we organize fundraisers and various community service projects. These include sending supplies to our troops overseas, making activity booklets for the Children’s Hospital, and giftwrapping at SEARS to raise money for various causes. Community service hours are available. We welcome new members any time during the year.

Art Club

Time: Monday @ 2:41 - 3:40 PM
Location: RM 253
Faculty Advisor: Joeseph Pickman

Open Studio for students of all abilities to create individual or collaborative paintings, drawings and other artistic expressions.

BookPALS

Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Library
Faculty Advisor: Jen Greeley

BookPALS visits an urban elementary school three times during the year. Students share books and snacks with a “buddy”, and every visit includes a follow up letter.

CCHS Capital Club

Time: Friday 7:00 a.m.
Location: RM 242 Learning Commons
Student Rep: Cooper Rick 2018
Faculty Advisor: Robin Cicchetti

Student interest group on investment and finance.

CCHS Film Club

Time: Fridays @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: RM 318
Student Rep: Jillian O'Neil
Faculty Advisor: Robert Wilder

Film Club watches films selected by the club president, enjoys refreshments and each others company, and sometimes follows them up with conversation on the themes and scenes seen.

CCHS Global Outreach Club (formerly Unicef Club)

Time: Thursdays @ 2:145 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: RM 351
Student Rep: Elizabeth Quinlan 2018
Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Teiwes

The CCHS Global Outreach Club (formerly the UNICEF Club of CCHS) aims to educate about, fundraise for, and advocate for underrepresented people and communities across the globe. During club meetings students will learn about current issues going on in the world, as well as brainstorm future fundraising ideas. We meet right after school every other Thursday. Anyone is welcome!

CCHS Outdoor Club

Time: TBD
Location: RM 412
Faculty Advisor: Patrick Savage

The CCHS Outdoors Club is a student oriented club that focuses on outdoor activities. One of the club’s main goals is to get out and explore the New England area. Past experiences have included hiking, geocaching, white water rafting, and ice climbing. The club is looking for new ideas, and hoping to incorporate a possible dog sledding experience and snow shoeing, to name a few.

There is no commitment to this club. The idea is to invite students to join us on our adventures, if they are available. We are always looking for new adventurers and new ideas.

CCHS Tai Ji

Time: See website for current schedule of classes
Location: Room 104
Student Rep: Alex Hamel & Alejandro Canio
Faculty Advisor: John Yered

We practice the Chinese energy arts of tai ji and qi qong, a more than 2000-year-old system that is both a health-oriented exercise practice and a powerful internal martial art. Our emphasis is on deep relaxation, improved balance, and enhanced focus. Meeting at an early hour before school, we are a group of dedicated and increasingly calm individuals.

CCHS Voice – Student Newspaper

Time: Mondays @ 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Library RM 242
Student Rep: Willa Blake
Faculty Advisor: Maia Raber

The Voice is the school newspaper. It is published online only. We cover school, local, national and international news, and always welcome new writers, reporters and photographers.

Chicken Scratch (Writing Club)

Time: Mondays @ 3:00-4:00 PM
Location: Room 327
Student Rep: Hazel Nicol
Faculty Advisor: Bee Loprete

We read and critique students writing together, take part in fun writing activities, and sometimes publish an anthology of student work.

Class Government 2018

Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Faculty Advisor: Calie Yousha/Josh Reed

As representatives of our respective classes and of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School as a whole, Class Government is dedicated to:

  • Remaining an approachable and open-minded resource for all students
  • Facilitating spirit and enthusiasm in the school body through interclass collaboration
  • Encouraging student involvement, cohesion, and support of one another
  • Building and strengthening respect and equality towards all
  • Creating a positive school experience to enhance student life
  • Contributing positively towards the greater community by giving back

While collaborating to achieve these goals, we will lead by example, working to fully represent our school and community to the best of our ability.

Class Government 2019

Time: Thursdays @ 6:30 AM
Location: RM 401
Faculty Advisor: Andrea Gillis/Kevin Capone

As representatives of our respective classes and of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School as a whole, Class Government is dedicated to:

  • Remaining an approachable and open-minded resource for all students
  • Facilitating spirit and enthusiasm in the school body through interclass collaboration
  • Encouraging student involvement, cohesion, and support of one another
  • Building and strengthening respect and equality towards all
  • Creating a positive school experience to enhance student life
  • Contributing positively towards the greater community by giving back

While collaborating to achieve these goals, we will lead by example, working to fully represent our school and community to the best of our ability.

Class Government 2020

Time:
Location:
Faculty Advisor: Ray Pavlik

As representatives of our respective classes and of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School as a whole, Class Government is dedicated to:

  • Remaining an approachable and open-minded resource for all students
  • Facilitating spirit and enthusiasm in the school body through interclass collaboration
  • Encouraging student involvement, cohesion, and support of one another
  • Building and strengthening respect and equality towards all
  • Creating a positive school experience to enhance student life
  • Contributing positively towards the greater community by giving back

While collaborating to achieve these goals, we will lead by example, working to fully represent our school and community to the best of our ability.

Class Government 2021

Time: Thursdays @ 7:15 AM
Location: RM 401
Faculty Advisor: Ray Pavlik/Hanna Bruno

As representatives of our respective classes and of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School as a whole, Class Government is dedicated to:

  • Remaining an approachable and open-minded resource for all students
  • Facilitating spirit and enthusiasm in the school body through interclass collaboration
  • Encouraging student involvement, cohesion, and support of one another
  • Building and strengthening respect and equality towards all
  • Creating a positive school experience to enhance student life
  • Contributing positively towards the greater community by giving back

While collaborating to achieve these goals, we will lead by example, working to fully represent our school and community to the best of our ability.

Concord-Carlisle Tennis Club (CCTC)

Time: Fall: Wednesdays (Rain Make-up Friday) 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: CCHS Tennis Courts
Student Rep: Jacob Sabran
Faculty Advisor: Alex Spence

Concord Carlisle Tennis ClubThe CCTC promotes year-round tennis and fitness training for experienced and beginner players. Join the CCTC!

 

Visit the CCTC Website for details: http://www.cctcplay.com/.

Dance Crew

Time: Monday, Friday 2:30-4:30
Location: Black Box Theater
Student Rep: Sarah Fry
Faculty Advisor: Wendy Cahill

Dance Crew performs at Spirit Day and hosts CC Fights Back each winter. All levels welcome– no dance experience necessary!

Denis Cleary Moot Court Competition

Time: Second Semester - Time Varies
Location: RM 340
Faculty Advisor: Samantha Fox Morrow / Tracy Davies

Students enter this single elimination competition as a team of two. The teams are presented with a Supreme Court case that they will argue on the appointed date. After two teams face off, the winner moves on to the next round. The two teams that reach the final hearing argue before Massachusetts state judges.

Environmental Field Studies Club

Time: Fridays @ 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: RM 436 and Outdoors
Faculty Advisor: Priscilla Guiney/Nora Murphy

Join us to explore nature and our community with hands-on activities. We do projects with the help of local experts to protect local wildlife, foster green choices at CCHS, and do art inspired by nature.

Far East Association

Time: Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 PM
Location: RM 303
Faculty Advisor: Bo Feng

The Far East Association (FEA) is a club that involves the exploration and celebration of multiple aspects of Asian culture; including cuisine, art, film and more. Every week we complete a project as a group in order to further explore and understand these aspects of Asian culture. Activities include making sushi, dumplings, Chinese paper-cutting, name seal carving, or pyrography.

Flag Football

Time: TBD
Location: Room 446 (for initial meeting) at 3:00 p.m.
Student Rep: August Williams
Faculty Advisor: Andrew Fall

We will be playing pick up flag football, a fun, minimal contact, competitive sport. All are welcome to participate. The location and meeting times will be determined by field availability according to the athletic director.

Food of the Times Club

Time: TBD
Location: Pathways Kitchen
Faculty Advisor: Patrick Savage

FOTT is a club where students come together to cook recipes   Everyone is welcome!

 

Gender Equality Club

Time: Every other Wednesday 2:45-4:00 PM
Location: RM 316 (Rivers Room)
Student Rep: Jackie Bernsein, Becca Pasley, Spencer Torres
Faculty Advisor: Johanna Glazer

Gender Equality Club facilitates discussions about issues of gender inequality both within our immediate community and the widespread global community. The club also works together to build awareness on this topic and organizers fundraisers and events to support various charities.

Girl Up!

Time: Thursday @ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 320
Student Rep: Krithika Tupil
Faculty Advisor: Agatha Wozniak

Girl Up is an overarching organization created by the United Nations which focuses on the deprivation of education for underprivileged girls in Africa, Central America, and India. Two major aspects of the club are fundraising and advocacy. Fundraising is pretty straight forward, but the advocacy portion focuses on bills that are sitting in Congress and getting opportunities to talking to people in Congress about these issues!

Global Literacy Certificate

Time: Mondays (TBD)
Location: Room 305
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Volpe, Ms. Teiwes

The Concord-Carlisle High School Global Literacy Certificate Program (GLC) will foster students’ global awareness, and, in so doing, provide CCHS graduates with the essential skills for participating in and contributing to an increasingly globalized society.

Green Team Environmental Club

Time: Tuesdays @ 7:15 AM
Location: RM 401
Faculty Advisor: Peter Nichol

The Green Team works on making CCHS more sustainable by supporting better choices/options for the school that are more environmentally sound. Examples of past projects: managing the trash/recycle system, identifying potential solar homes for the Concord Solar Challenge, pushing for a dishwasher in the new school, promoting bulk milk with glasses and composting in the cafeteria.

History Reading Group

Time: Fridays @ 2:45 PM
Location: RM 346
Faculty Advisor: Ethan Hoblitzelle

The group meets after school to discuss articles and books of interest to its members.

Interact Club

Time: Every Monday 2:45 - 3:30 pm
Location: RM 320
Faculty Advisor: Agatha Wozniak

A community service club, sponsored by Rotary, that organizes activities and fundraisers in Concord, Carlisle, and Boston. Interact is very open to any ideas students bring to the table, including projects in foreign nations. Previous projects have included exclusive rights to screen documentaries as fundraisers, a drive to deliver school supplies to Cameroon, sorting/organizing with Cradles to Crayons, OpenTable, writing letters to US Soldiers and many more!

Japan sister-school relationship

Time: Varies
Location: Varies
Faculty Advisor: David Nurenberg

CCHS has maintained a sister-school relationship with Nanae High School in Nanae-cho, Hokkaido, Japan since the early 1990s. This relationship has manifested itself in joint projects, pen and email-pal exchanges, and bilateral trips to Japan (we go to Nanae every two years or so, and the Japanese kids and teachers come to Concord every year). All year round, every year, we plan and conduct events, fundraise, provide homestays, and more.

Junior State of America

Time: Mondays @ 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: RM 320
Student Rep: Jacob Levin
Faculty Advisor: Jimmy McKenna

JSA is a political debate and discussion group run and organized entirely by students. JSA members gather each Monday to discuss timely and important local, national and international topics of their choice. At each meeting, students have an opportunity to offer their own opinions, hear the thoughts of others and become more informed local/national/global citizens. JSA is also part of a national organization divided into local chapters. Each local chapter belongs to a region. The region hosts conventions and activities for chapters within its boundaries. Each region also belongs to a larger state. The state hosts three multi- day conventions during which students from around the state gather to debate, discuss, and learn from one another.

Korean Culture Club

Time: Friday 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Location: Room 415
Student Rep: Mingxi Wu 2018
Faculty Advisor: Sandra Haupt

Korean Culture-film, music, dancing, trivia, cooking, eating.

Magic Card Club

Time: Mondays @ 2:30 PM
Location: Library RM 247
Student Rep: Ryan Freundlich 2018
Faculty Advisor: Robin Cicchetti

Magic Card Club.

Math Team

Time: Wednesdays @ 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Location: RM 423
Student Rep: Mariya Shtiliyanova
Faculty Advisor: Aram Boornazian

For people who can’t get enough math.

Model U.N.

Time: Wednesdays 2:45-3:45 PM
Location: RM 340
Faculty Advisor: Meredith Fischer

Model UN is a student-run discussion group for anyone interested in talking and learning about the latest international events. Each week, the officers start by presenting a pressing issue from a recent news article, then guide students through an engaging discussion about the problem at hand, possible solutions, and the US and UN’s roles in reaching a resolution. All are welcome – all that’s needed is curiosity about global events!

National Honor Society (NHS)

Time: None
Location: None
Faculty Advisor: Peter Atlas

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
For a FAQ about CCHS’ Minuteman Chapter of the National Honor Society, visit http://www.circatrix.org/patlas/NHS/index.htm

Open Source: The CCHS Coding Club

Time: Monday, 2:45 PM
Location: RM 411
Student Rep: Griffith Wood
Faculty Advisor: Anthony Beckwith

The Coding Club gathers with a common interest in exploring complexity. Sometimes we discuss. Sometimes we plan for new activities. Sometimes we code. Sometimes we sign up for Hackathons. And, you know what? Sometimes we just meet to hang out: http://www.concordcarlisle.org/abeckwith/coding-club/

Pep Band

Time: Thursdays 7:00-9:00 PM
Location: RM 140
Faculty Advisor: David Gresko

Members of Pep Band support the football team in the stands at all home football games (4-6 games) and at the annual Thanksgiving Game (both home and away). The group also performs at the Crop Walk in Concord, usually held on a Sunday in mid-late October. Rehearsals are typically on Thursdays (7-9pm) and members of the Pep Band are required to be a member of a concert band class during the school day.

Reflections Magazine

Time: Mondays @ 2:30-3:30 PM
Location: RM 256
Student Rep: Erica Chin
Faculty Advisor: Greg Coan

Reflections is the school’s literary and arts magazine. We work together to collect and showcase student’s artwork and writing. Throughout the year, we host art and writing contests, and towards the end of the year, we release our big print edition!

Even if you can’t join, you can always submit to our contests and magazine. We are always looking for submissions of all kinds (art, writing, photography, etc…) which can be emailed or given to any of our members.

Reverb

Time: Thursday @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Colonial Sound
Faculty Advisor: Chris Gauthier/Dan Simone

If you are a student musician interested in exploring the possibilities of playing in a band or a member of a band looking to connect with others who have similar interests this is the club for you. We meet weekly to play and talk. We also have an impressive array of equipment available to support live performance.

Robotics Club

Time: Thursdays at 2:41 p.m.
Location: RM 426
Student Rep: Ella Leininger 2018
Faculty Advisor: Michael Hamblin

If you want to take part in building a 120 pound robot from complete scratch, come join us at robotics! We spend six intensive weeks designing, machining, assembling, wiring, coding and driving until we have a competition ready machine. Don’t think you can do any of those? Don’t worry, come on by and we’ll teach you everything you need to know. Visit our website to see our bots! http://www.team3205.com/

Sci-fi Club

Time: Wednesdays @ 2:50 - 3:30 PM
Location: RM 242
Student Rep: Sativa Unger-Laffin
Faculty Advisor: David Nurenberg

A forum and safe space for students who love scifi, fantasy, anime, manga, gaming and all things awesome like that. Want more? We also travel to Japan!

Serious Repercussions Club

Time: Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Performing Arts section on first floor
Faculty Advisor: Eric Pohl

Serious Repercussions is the CCHS drumming and percussion club. Students learn rhythms from different drumming traditions from around the world including West Africa, Cuba and Brazil. Serious Repercussions welcomes drummers of all abilities – no audition required. We perform at a variety of school and community events during the academic year. Serious Repercussions has an extensive collection of hand drums and percussion instruments.

Spanish Club

Time: Friday @ 7:15 AM
Location: Room 350
Student Rep: Abigail Mueller 20
Faculty Advisor: Nora Mendoza

The Spanish Club is a place to learn more about Spanish culture and become more comfortable with the Spanish language. During meetings students will do a variety of fun activities, watch videos, and discuss/sample the food of the different Spanish speaking counties. We meet before school so you can participate even if you do athletics

Spectrum

Time: Thursdays @ 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: RM 337
Faculty Advisor: Ben Kendall/Bee Loprete

Spectrum is a club that welcomes all CCHS students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a questioning person or ally. We promote interest in and tolerance of diversity, and work to support a positive and welcoming school climate for all. Our meetings provide support to members, and education about local, national and global trends in the area of GLBTQ rights.

Speech & Debate Club

Time: Thursdays @ 3:00 PM
Location: Room 247
Student Rep: Albert Hsu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cicchetti

We’re the Speech and Debate Team of CCHS! When we meet after school on Thursdays, we brief the team on the current topics that are being used in tournaments and get members set up to compete in tournaments. We also assist everyone with researching and writing debate cases and speeches, as well as conduct speaking drills and practice rounds to help everyone work on their speaking skills. We compete on the local and national level, and anyone of any amount of experience is welcome to join!

Squash Club

Time: Three days a week during winter sports season
Location: Concord Acton Squash Club
Student Rep: Carly Blue
Faculty Advisor: Pamela Goar

The Squash Club meets during the winter sports season.

Student Senate

Time: Monday @ 7:00 a.m.
Location: RM 415
Student Rep: Jason Genova
Faculty Advisor: TBD

All members of the school community should have a meaningful voice in determining the policies of the school, in promoting a positive school climate, and in shaping the future of the school. It is essential that each  member be kept informed through effective communications and have the power to influence decisions made at Concord-Carlisle High School. For this purpose the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School Senate is established.

Super Smash Brothers Club

Time: Thursdays @ 4 PM
Location: Room 419
Student Rep: Albert Hsu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cicchetti

Super Smash Bros. Club is for people that like to play Smash Bros. and want to chill and hang out after school. Everyone here is very friendly, and anyone of any skill level is welcome to join! We have Melee, Brawl, Project M, Brawl Minus, and Smash 4. Wii remotes, nunchuks, and Gamecube controllers are usually provided. On rare occasions, we might even accommodate other games due to popular demand, such as Mario Kart. Hope to see you there!

Theatre Tech

Time: Days vary, usually 2:30 to 5:00
Location: Blackbox (Rm 138) or Auditorium or Wood Shop
Student Rep: Andrea Brown 2018
Faculty Advisor: Tamosin Johnson

We build the sets, run all the lighting and sound, make the props, find and create the costumes and do all the backstage jobs (run crew and board operators) for the 3 drama productions. All levels of interest and commitment welcome!

Thinker’s Agenda

Time: First Tuesday of every month starting March 7 from 5-6 P.M.
Location: Room 247
Student Rep: Ellen Su 2019
Faculty Advisor: Ingrid Sutter

Provide resources and guidance necessary for students to take action towards issues they care about.

TOYS (Teach our Youth Science)

Time: Wednesdays @ 3:30-5:15PM
Location: Meet in RM 441 to carpool
Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Benson

The Teach Our Youth Science, or TOYS club is a way for high school students to share their love of science with elementary school students! We design fun, hands-on science activities (while eating snacks and hanging out!) and then do these activities with K-2nd graders at an after school program once per week. These include fun things such as ooblek, mentos+soda, penny boat engineering, straw rockets, chromatography of ink, super-strong soap bubbles and more. TOYS club members earn community service credits too! If you like working with children and love science, this is a great club to get involved with. Get weekly updates, usually posted on Monday about that Wednesdays activity: https://www.remind.com/join/toysc

Trees for Change Club

Time: Tuesday 2:45 PM - 3:05 PM
Location: Room 401
Student Rep: Maggie Blake
Faculty Advisor: Amanda Thomson

We will discuss planting trees and raising money to save trees.

Ultimate Frisbee

Time: Daily @ 2:45-4:45 PM
Location: Rideout Field
Faculty Advisor: Anthony Beckwith

Participants are part of the Ultimate Frisbee Team, playing local teams and in state-wide tournaments.

W.E.E.Ds (Organic Garden Club)

Time: Thursdays @ 2:45
Location: RM 435
Student Rep: Elise Kaplan
Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Mahoney/Kathleen Rusilas

W.E.E.Ds is the organic gardening club.

WIQH Radio Station

Time: Monday-Friday
Location: RM 150 - Radio Station
Student Rep: Rachael & Nicole Walton
Faculty Advisor: Ned Roos

WIQH is a full-fledged radio station broadcasting over the air on 88.3FM and streaming online at wiqh.org. The station normally broadcasts from the end of the school day until 9:00 p.m. weeknights and various hours on weekends.

Work Out Club

Time: Monday & Wednesday 2:50 - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 248
Faculty Advisor: Rachele Brown

30 minute workouts that include cardio, weights, and plyometrics. Bring light weights if you have them, water, a towel, and a yoga mat.

YA Galley

Time: Thursdays @ 2:15-3:15 PM
Location: Library RM 242
Student Rep: Lucy Manlick 2018
Faculty Advisor: Robin Cicchetti

Book reading and review club.

Yearbook (The Bridge)

Time: Wednesdays @ 2:24 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: RM 256, Digital Imaging Lab
Faculty Advisor: Agatha Wozniak

Want to be a photographer with near unlimited access? Editor? Writer? Hang out with friends after school? Then this club is for you! Yearbook works to create a memorable end of year book for grades 9-12 through student and parent submissions. Photos can be uploaded to hjeshare.com code: bridge

Yoga Club

Time: Wednesday at 7:15 a.m.
Location: Room 104
Student Rep: Jai-Anah Bennett
Faculty Advisor: Lauren Reese

We meet weekly before school to practice yoga. All ability levels are welcome!