***First Annual Varsity Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament December 27 and 30***
Sponsored by: Cambridge Savings Bank and Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty
Concord Carlisle High School will host for the first time a Holiday Boys Varsity Basketball tournament on December 27 and 30. The other teams participating in the tournament are Boston College HS, Leominster HS and Shepherd Hill Regional HS. This should be an exciting, competitive tournament with each team considered strong Mass State division contenders. Adults $7; Students $5 (season passes WILL be honored for this event).
Game Times:
December 27 4:00p Game 1-Shepard Hill vs Leominster
December 27 6:00p Game 2-Concord Carlisle vs BC HS
December 30 5:00p Game 3-Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
December 30 7:00p Game 4-Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2 (Championship game)



Briana J. Bigby Scholarship Fundraiser – Briana was a graduate of CCHS who fell victim to violence in Boston is 2013. A bright, motivated young woman who devoted much of her energy to social service organizations and the benefit of others, Briana is missed dearly by her family and friends. For additional information, please contact Wanda Atkins at 617-291-0863. Please continue to donate by visiting  www.gofundme.com an account has been set up in her name under brianajbigbyscholarshipfund.

Class of 2017 – All Juniors (students only) are scheduled to meet with their counselors the week we return from break, January 4. This is the 2nd meeting in the post-secondary-planning process. A letter should arrive to your home during the break with the meeting time. This mailing also includes important information and recommendation forms to be filled out. Can’t find the letter or need to reschedule? Contact amachaffie@concordps.org Guidance Secretary or see her ASAP on Monday, 1/4/2016.

Class of 2017: Junior Night Post-Secondary-Planning Program: Thursday, January 7 @ 7:00 pm for students and parents. The Guidance & Counseling Department will be conducting a series of 30 minute evening workshops including: College Admissions Testing, Beating Stress in the Senior Year, The College Visit and Interview, The Parent Role in Moving On, ROTC/Military Academy Admissions, Using the Naviance Program, Information for Student Athletes, Early Decision/Early Action Plans, Options for a Productive Year Off.  It is possible to attend 3 of these sessions.  The program will begin in the Auditorium at 7 pm. Please plan on attending.

IEP BASIC RIGHTS Workshop Date: January 14, 7-9 pm. Location: Concord Carlisle High School Learning Commons. Do you have a child/teen on an IEP?  This free workshop is designed to help you learn how to be an effective partner with your child’s school – and how to plan, make decisions and monitor your child’s progress in school. Learn your rights and responsibilities under Massachusetts Education Law. This workshop is highly recommended for those who have never attended an IEP Basic Rights workshop before. For planning purposes an RSVP is appreciated, but not required. Please RSVP and send questions to concordsepac@gmail.com. Hosted by the Concord and CCHS SEPAC: www.concordsepac.org LIKE Us on Facebook for this and more Parent Resources!


The Concord Police Department is sponsoring a RAD self-defense class for CCHS female students, and female college students home for winter break. RAD or Rape Aggression Defense program is a realistic self-defense program teaching risk reduction and avoidance strategies, including hands-on defense training. RAD is not a martial arts program. RAD consists of four classes using simple and easy to learn techniques, providing an effective and proven method of self-defense for females. RAD classes will be held on Tues. Jan.19, Thurs. Jan.21, Thurs. Jan.26 and Thurs. 28 6:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m. Classes will be held at the Alcott School. For more information please contact Dispatcher Nancy Campbell at 978-318-3400 or ncampbell@concordma.gov






Martha A. Hammer
Administrative Assistant
Concord-Carlisle Regional High School


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