Click here for a link to the paper version of CCHS Clubs.

 

If you are an advisor to a club and wish to submit an update or correction, please submit this form.

For other questions or corrections, email Terry Smolka at tsmolka@concordcarlisle.org

Clubs and Organizations

Academic Bowl

Time: Monday @ 3:00 PM
Location: room 333
Student Rep: Gabe Zeinoun 2019
Faculty Advisor: Todd Sawyer

Academic Bowl is a club that gets together on Monday afternoons to answer trivia questions in a fun and friendly competition. New members are encouraged to stop by.

 

 

Activism Club

Time: Wednesday, 7:15 - 7:55 AM
Location: Room 301
Student Rep: Abigail Gordy 2019
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: 2:45 - 3:30 PM
Location: RM 305
Student Rep: Sarah Hoover 2019
Faculty Advisor: Andrea Gillis

American Red Cross club is a service club that participates in many ARC charitable activities: helps with school blood drive, collects donations for servicemen overseass, creates hospital coloring fun packs for children in hospital stays and many more.

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.

CC ESports

Time: Once a month, Thursday at 3 PM
Location: 408
Student Rep: Luke Pautler
Faculty Advisor: Amy Byron

Competitive and casual play of OverWatch, League of Legends, and others.

CCHS Film Club

Time: Fridays @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: RM 256 (Digital Imaging Lab)
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 Startup and Entrepreneurship Club

Time: The 30th of each month
Location: Room 320
Student Rep: Cameron Mostoufi
Faculty Advisor: Agatha Wozniak

This program aims to teach our students interested in entrepreneurship to develop their startup venture and learn about the process from seed idea to a successful pitch at a competition. For those interested in the competition aspect of the club, Mass Challenge is the final goal. This competition is a startup accelerator which allows competitors to win money and backing from several investors.

CCHS Tai Ji

Time: See website for current schedule of classes
Location: Room 104
Student Rep: Amos Decker
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

Time: Thursday, 7:15 AM
Location: Room 449
Faculty Advisor: Ray Pavlik/Josh Reed/Andrea Gillis/Kevin Capone/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/.

Concord-Carlisle Weather Services

Time: Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.
Location: Room 449
Student Rep: Henry Nelson
Faculty Advisor: Theresa Ruggiero

We are a local Chapter of the National American Meteorologic Society. We forecast the weather using the CCHS weather station data in conjunction with models and other data sources and broadcast our CCHS forecast using original graphics and our team of TV, radio and social media broadcasters. Other club activities include launching and analyzing data for weather balloons and doing outreach activities both within the school and in the community like weather fest and visits to elementary school classrooms. A select group represents the club at the National AMS meeting each year and presents an academic poster representing a project the club has taken on that year.

Dance Crew

Time: Friday 3:00-4:30
Location: Black Box Theater
Student Rep: Sarah McMorrow 2020
Faculty Advisor: Wendy Cahill

A dance club open to all levels (no dance experience necessary). Learn to dance hip-hop (and more) and perform with us at the Spirit Day performance. Our first meeting of the season will be Friday, September 21.

Environmental Field Studies Club

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

Our environmental club helps run student-driven eco- sustainability projects, raise baby Blanding’s Turtles and we explore the outdoors.d by nature.

Far East Association

Time: Wednesdays 2:50-3:30 PM
Location: RM 303
Student Rep: Liam Havens
Faculty Advisor: Bo Feng

The Far East Association (FEA) is a club that involves the exploration and celebration 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, and pyrography.

Fashion Club

Time: Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Location: Room 302
Student Rep: Lainey Volz 2022
Faculty Advisor: Rhonda Penaud

At Fashion Design Club, students will learn both the artistic and business-oriented sides of the fashion industry. They will learn the process of fashion design from inspiration, sketching, constructing the garment, documenting it, and then sharing it through a fashion show. In addition to creating garments and accessories, students will also create a “brand” (by themselves or with friends) and use digital software to create a logo. Students will have fun at this club while learning about this art form.

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.

French Club

Time: Fridays (twice a month) from 2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Room 311
Student Rep: Emily Aldous
Faculty Advisor: Florence Roussel-Ehrenthal

French club

Gender Equality Club

Time: Every other Wednesday 2:45-3:45 PM
Location: RM 419
Student Rep: Becca Pasley 2019
Faculty Advisor: Ashley Cohane, 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 Competence Certificate Program

Time: Monday, 2:45 p.m.
Location: Room 353
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Volpe, Ms. Washa

Global Competence Certificate Program: (GCC) 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

Works to make CCHS a more sustainable member of our community.

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!

Investment and Finance Club

Time: Tuesday, 7:20 a.m.
Location: Room 446
Student Rep: Miles Inman
Faculty Advisor: Ray Pavlik

The club would cover the Investment and the finance world while incorporating a fun interactive investment game where students can use play money to invest in companies and would compete to see who gets the biggest return. The club would cover all aspects of the stock market and real life opportunities in finance. The club would show students what had happened to the stock market in the past, how to invest, and famous people involved in the stock market. No real money will be invested in this club. No experience or real money required!

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.

Math Team

Time: Wednesday (or Thursday) @ 2:45 PM
Location: RM 418
Faculty Advisor: John Bookis

For people who can’t get enough math.

Mindfulness and Meditation Club

Time: Mondays at 7:15 A.M.
Location: Room 104
Student Rep: Amos Decker 2019
Faculty Advisor: Nancy Slocum

We practice mindfulness and meditation with a variety of techniques.

Model U.N.

Time: Wednesdays 2:45-3:45 PM
Location: RM 340
Student Rep: John Berkay
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!

Music for Community Club

Time: Friday at 2:45 p.m.
Location: Room 140 (Band room)
Student Rep: Will Beakley
Faculty Advisor: David Gresko

This is a club that seeks to bring music to members of the community who may need it most. We assemble groups to perform at events and for groups in the community. Join us both for some fun playing experiences and to give back to the community!

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/

Outdoor Club

Time: Thursday, 7:15 AM
Location: RM 401
Student Rep: Juliet Taylor 2019
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.

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: 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: Mondays 7:00 AM or 6 PM (alternating)
Location: RM 415
Student Rep: Phoebe Meyerson
Faculty Advisor: Cricket McCaffrey-Clark

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.

Student Theatre Productions

Time: Mon-Fri (rehearsal schedule varies week to week), 3:00-5:00 which varies from week to week
Location: Auditorium or Black Box
Student Rep: Sarha Long 2021 and William Owen 2021
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Charych

We put on a straight play in the Fall and a musical in the Spring. The play is audition-based, but everyone who auditions gets a part the musical! Theatre can offer practice with public speaking, making new friends, and a safe and accepting space for all students! If you’re interested in set construction, painting, lighting, or sound, try tech! It’s a great way to gain insight into the theatre experience without the commitment of being onstage.

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: Varies from show to show
Location: CCHS Auditorium
Faculty Advisor: Ned Roos

We do set construction, sound, lighting, props, costumes and makeup for the major theatrical performances at CCHS…the fall drama, the March one-act play competition, and the spring musical!

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 Thompson

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

Ultimate Frisbee

Time: Monday-Friday @ 3:15-5:00 PM
Location: Rideout Field
Student Rep: Marton Rohaly-Medved
Faculty Advisor: Mark Krans

Ultimate is a competitive club sport. We have opportunities to play throughout the year, but mainly in the Spring. Both our boys’ and girls’ teams will compete against other schools in games and tournaments. All skill-levels are welcome.

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

Time: Thursdays @ 2:45
Location: RM 435
Student Rep: Emily Concannon
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!