REMINDER TO ALL SENIORS — Please have all your Community Service hours entered by Friday, April 15, 2016. Please click here to enter hours! If you need help, please see Mrs. Hammer.

Class of 2016 Scholarships: ***Click Here for List***

Albert B. & Evelyn H. Black Fund: Bank of America serves as Trustee for this account and offers the scholarship each year to past and present students of Concord-Carlisle High School. Applicants can receive up to $3,000 in any academic year and up to $7,500 total. They must be in the top half of their high school class or in good academic standing at their graduate institution. The Trustee will select recipients on the basis of academic record, financial need and general appearance of the scholarship application. The Trustee will give strong consideration to the essay questions (Part III) and to the accuracy and orderliness of answers to questions of fact (Part I and II). All applications must be submitted directly to Carol Gray at BOA no later than May 1, 2016. ***click here for application***

Attention All Seniors – Reminder – the Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle application deadline is May 1. Applications WILL NOT be accepted after that date. You can access the application via the website:www.thescholarshipfundofcc.org Once you mail your application to the Scholarship Fund do not forget to request to have Mrs. Tessari send and “official” copy of your transcript and Semester 1 report card.

Attention Class of 2016: You are invited to All Night Live, the epic all-night graduation party just for 2016 CCHS grads! Tickets are now on sale at http://www.cchsallnightlive.com! Buy before April 29 to be entered in the early-bird raffle for a chance to win $100! For more information please contact us at chairs@cchsallnightlive.com

Local college fairs (Updated) are taking place this spring and we wanted you to be aware of them. CCHS students and parents are welcome at these fairs. ***Please Click Here for List***

April Reading! When you check out a book from the Learning Commons, enter to win a drawing for a New York Times 3D reader! 5 3D readers will be given away every Friday for the entire month. See a librarian for details.

Need some help with spring clean up? On Saturday, April 30 (Rain date May 1st), the CCHS baseball teams will hold their annual workday. The players will rake, haul, spread mulch and perform light yard work for residents of Concord and Carlisle. The fee is $15 per player per hour and all proceeds go to the CCHS Baseball program. The shifts are from
9 am – 12 pm and 1-4 pm, with a minimum of 2 players per 3-hour shift. Reserve your crew now by contacting any of these three people: Laurie Engdahl – 978-369-0153 lengdahl@comcast.net Susan Kingman – 978-371-1787 sfkingman@comcast.net Jane Ruediger – 978-371-9899 DLRuediger@aol.com

Help Willard Elementary Community enjoy an evening of calculations and community. Math Night on Friday, April 8 from 5:15 to 8:00. Please contact Tom Hoover at thomasjhoover@gmail.com.

The Community Chest is looking for nominations for its Volunteer Service Award. The award is given for outstanding volunteerism in the field of human services. Nominees must have a minimum of 10 volunteer hours performed between June 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016. Applications are available on the Community Chest website: www.cccommunitychest.org and must be submitted no later than April 11, 2016.

CCHS is celebrating the diversity among its student body on April 14! That night, there will be a culminating ethnic/cultural potluck dinner in the cafeteria. CCHS students and their families have the chance to showcase the cuisine and customs of their heritage. If you are interested in performing or preparing a meal for this diversity celebration, please
sign up ***here***

Tickets for Phantom of the Opera are now ON SALE!!! Don’t miss your chance to get great seats to what is sure to be a sell out run of this phenomenal spectacle. Shows Dates are May 5, 6 and 7 at 7pm and May 7 at 2 pm. Tickets available here http://www.ticketstage.com/T/CCHS


April Recess – CCHS Driver Education class Students who will be 16 years old by July 18th of this year may enroll in the April class, 30 hours of RMV-required classroom. It meets Monday to Friday, April 18-22, 9 am to 3:30 pm each day. Behind-the-wheel instruction begins when a student obtains her/his Learner Permit; lessons are individually scheduled seven days a week throughout the year. Information and enrollment atace.colonial.net > “downloads: and “browse courses.” Additional course dates are listed on the website. CCHS Driver Ed is located in the Community Education office next to the vending machines in the dining commons. (978) 318-1432.

For youth ages 3-15 years, there are scholarship opportunities for summer camp and summer extracurricular activities for Concord and Carlisle residents. Please contact Aileen Buford, MSW, the Concord Carlisle Community Services Coordinator, for more information and eligibility requirements. 978.318.3034 or abuford@concordma.gov. Application deadline April 25.

Transition Planning Workshop – Now is the time for High School Students on an IEP to start planning for their future! Date: Wednesday, April 13, 7-9pm – Parent Mingle 6:30-7pm Location: Concord Carlisle High School, Learning Commons. Please join the Concord and CCHS SEPAC for an overview of transition planning and key factors critical for postsecondary life, including transitioning to college. This workshop is designed to help you prepare and plan for your, or your student’s, postsecondary needs and goals. Presented by Heather Mahoney, M.Ed., Transition Specialist at CCHS. RSVP and submit questions in advance to concordsepac@gmail.com. Hosted by the Concord and CCHS SEPAC www.concordsepac.org.

SEPAC Seeking Volunteer Liaisons for Each School The Concord Public School and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is looking for liaisons to represent each school in our district. The role of the SEPAC liaison is to represent the SEPAC at various events, help connect parents to the resources SEPAC offers, stay abreast of school happenings, and share information about their school with the SEPAC Board. For more information or to volunteer, please contact the Mary Tambor or Becky Robichaud at concordsepac@gmail.com. A more detailed description is available at: http://concordsepac.org/

Seeking Volunteers for the Concord Integrated Preschool (CIPS) Working Committee The Concord Public School and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is looking for volunteers to serve on their CIPS Working Committee. This committee will study various aspects of the CIPS so as to provide recommendations to the Concord Public School on matters pertaining to the Concord Integrated Preschool. Meetings will take place outside of school hours and the committee will serve from April 2016-April 2017. We are in need of volunteer representatives and are looking for someone to represent the Concord community. For more information or to volunteer, please contact the Mary Tambor or Becky Robichaud at concordsepac@gmail.com

Annual Nick Ressler Blood Drive on April 9 You can make a difference on Saturday, April 9 by donating blood at the annual Nick Ressler Blood Drive. In 2001, 300+ community members and CCHS students rolled up their sleeves for Nick, and due to the generous donors at the annual Nick Ressler Blood Drives over the past 15 years, more than 2000 individuals have been given the gift of more time with their friends and families. The Massachusetts General Hospital Bloodmobile will be at Hunt Recreation Center, 90 Stow Street on Saturday, April 9 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. New donors are welcome…you must be 16 years old (with parental permission) or older to donate. All donors receive a Boston Strong t-shirt!
Email NickResslerBloodDrive@gmail.com to request an appointment time or just stop by Hunt Gym on April 9.

Flamenco virtuoso guitarist Juanito Pascual at Concord Conservatory of Music, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Come see the best elements of flamenco—singing, dancing, and guitar playing—brilliantly come together! Tickets are $25 – adults, $10 – students. Juanito plays traditional flamenco music, and skillfully weaves influences from Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Bach, to many others, through his original compositions. For more information and to purchase tickets, www.ConcordConservatory.org call 978-369-0010, or email info@ConcordConservatory.org.

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

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