Principal’s Blog: Safety & Security at CCHS


Football fans, it’s the WAYLAND WHITE OUT!  Show your fan spirit and wear white to Friday night’s home game against Wayland!  The first 100 CCHS students to the game will receive a FREE Fan Shirt! (must show ticket)  Kick-off is at 7 pm, gates open at 6:15 pm. 

There will be a mandatory players meeting for all boys interested in playing Ice Hockey during the 2016-2017 season from 2:15- 2:30 on Monday 10/3 in the cafeteria. Please contact captains Owen Bailey or Henry Nelson if you are interested but unable to attend the meeting: obailey18@concordcarlisle.orghenelson18@concordcarlisle.org.” 

CC Weather Services collaborates with the radio station and with the TV station to put out daily weather forecasts as we explore the weather on a local and global scale.  It’s a lot of fun and it’s really interesting stuff, so come check it out!  We’ll be holding our first meeting this Thursday, September 29 at 7 am in room 401, so you can still give it a try even if you play sports!  Please contact Matt Murphy (mmurphy17@concordcarlisle.org) or Peter Mushlitz (pmushlitz17@concordcarlisle.org) if you have any questions. Hope to see you there on Thursday

An Evening with the Candidates for State Representative As part of the CCHS Parents Association meeting Tuesday, October 4 at 7pm, the CCHS PA will host a forum for the three candidates for 14th Middlesex District State Representative.  Incumbent Representative Cory Atkins, challengers Helen Brady (Republican) and Danny Factor (Green-Rainbow Party) will participate in an open forum to address voter questions and concerns.  The meeting will take place at CCHS Learning Commons.  The State Representative election is contested this year, please join us for this exciting event. 

ATTENTION ALL SENIORS If you have a college deadline for November 1, the Transcript Request form is DUE NO LATER THAN Friday, October 7.  All transcript requests MUST be passed into Mrs. Tessari, Registrar, Room 250. 


Morning Discussion with the CCHS Guidance Department On Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 8:00 am in the Learning Commons there will be a parent discussion for Senior parents, Class of 2017. The topics that will be discussed are college related: Where Seniors should be in the process, Resources (Naviance, Post-Secondary Planning Guide, counseling website, counselors), Record Release Forms, and more. This is a follow up to the evening program.  Click Here for ALL Class of 2017 News from Guidance

College Mini-Fairs This Week! Representatives from the following colleges and career options will be available on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 11:00-12:45 in the CCHS Lobby. Bard College; Boston College; Bryn Mawr College; Claremont McKenna College; Curry College; Florida Atlantic Univ.; Gettysburg College; Hamilton College; Lasell College; McGill University; Middlesex Community College; Oberlin College; Pace Univ.; Saint Anselm College; Sewanee; Stony Brook Univ.; Tufts Univ.; Tulane Univ.; Univ. of Maryland; Univ. of Rhode Island  All students are welcome! Complete list of colleges coming to CCHS this fall: Click Here 

Interested in Biodiversity, Biostatistics and Mayan Culture???  Come hear about this opportunity to do field work in Quintana Roo, Mexico with Ms. Kiesselbach, Ms. Haupt and Dan Bisaccio of Brown University over February Break (when the weather is dry and beautiful!)
Dan will be joining us for an information session for interested students and parents Thursday, Sept 29 7pm room 418 Click here for more info.

Cap and Gown fitting/purchasing by Herff Jones October 3 &4 in the Cafe 10:40am-1:09pmor order online Click Here 

Picture retake day has changed to is Friday, October 14. For more information on orderingclick here

Please join the CCHS PA for an important evening that will take an in-depth look at what is being called an epidemic and national crisis for American high schoolers: insufficient sleep.  READ MORE This event is FREE but Registration is required. http://cchspa_sleep_panel.eventbrite.com

Juniors and SophomoresRegistration for the PSATs is now available.  We are using a new registration service this year, Total Registration, which can be found at this link PSAT registration fee will be $35. Please follow the directions online for payment information and do  not send payments to the school.  Please keep in mind that, should you qualify for them, any testing accommodations need to be applied for with Mr. Rudmann in the Guidance Office. Should you fail to apply with Mr. Rudmann you will not be receiving any testing accommodations at the time of the exam. Registration will close at 10/07/16 at 7:00 PM. Please put these dates on your calendars. If you have any questions, please contact me at abyron@concordcarlisle.org.

Do you want to take advantage of an amazing opportunity to live and study for one month in Hokkaido, Japan?  Apply for the 2017 William Wheeler Exchange! Each year, one student from Nanae High School will come to live in Concord, Carlisle or Boston and attend classes at C..C.HS for the month of September. In turn, one CCHS student will travel to Nanae in July (which is still part of the Japanese school year) to live and study there for a month. We are now accepting applications for that CCHS student, and will be doing so until October 3 (sorry, no extensions). For more information, and application materials, please email dnurenberg@concordcarlisle.org 

2Volunteer announces that the fall deadline for the Presidential Service Awards is September 30, 2016. Students who qualify for an award will receive notification to their school email address by October 15th and receive the actual award at Class Act Award Night in the spring.  For information about the Awards, including what qualifies as eligible service, please go to our website 2volunteeronline.org

Apply for the prestigious Fall Ruettgers Seminar!  Exploring Latin America through Cooking and Culture (2.5 Course Credits)  Hands-on cooking of amazing food from different countries of Latin America. Enjoy a variety of Latin music, history and geography, and dancing!  Submit a one-page written or visual statement about your interest in Latin American culture to Sra. Cahill or Dr. Loprete.  Deadline: 7:30 a.m. September 30, 2016.  No late submissions will be considered.


After-school music lessons with IMSCC The fall session is underway, and new students are welcome to enroll at any time during the 16-week fall semester. Tuition is pro-rated for students joining mid-session. Instruction is available for all band and orchestra instruments, guitar, piano and voice. Learn more about IMSCC’s outstanding faculty at www.ace.colonial.net/imscc. Questions? Contact Debbie Levine at dlevine@concordcarlisle.org, 978-341-2490 ext. 7124. IMSCC is a student-funded program established in 1980 by the Concord-Carlisle schools and is part of the Community Education department. 

The Concord Lions Club is looking for volunteers to help with setup, car registration, parking control, and other activities during the Third Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in the parking lot of CareOne (57 ORNAC, directly across from Emerson Hospital).  Volunteers are needed 7:30 am to 2:00 pm, with particular need during the morning. Volunteers should specify hours that they are available when applying. Please contact volunteer@lionsofconcord.org if you are interested.




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

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