Are you a Concord or Carlisle student and family interested in participating in the Family Friends Program with a Boston student and family? If so, please visit our website to learn more about Family Friends. Contact METCO Director Aaron Joncas at ajoncas@concordcarlisle.org or (978) 341-2925 with questions or to sign up. We need about a dozen families in the Class of 2020 and a handful at other grade levels.

Reminder to All Students:  Quarter 1 will be ending 10/28/16.  To avoid credit reduction on your Quarter 1 report card, please check your attendance on Aspen and clear up any unexcused absences.  Please see Mrs. Merry in the main office with any attendance questions.

Please come to the first Ruettgers Lecture of the year: “How did we get here? The historical forbearers of this year’s election.”​  Presented by four CCHS teachers.  Wednesday, November 2, 2016.  Refreshments at 2:15, Lecture at 2:30 in Room 242.


The Student Government Food Drive Continues until October 28  Please leave cans of food in the box in the Learning Commons Lobby you advisor’s name on it. The advisory that brings in the most cans will receive a prize!

Get creative!! Join our Halloween Coloring Contest in the Learning Commons.  Winner will receive a prize!  Contest ends on Thursday, October 27.

INSTRUMENTAL FALL CONCERT  Please join us for the CCHS Band and Orchestra’s first concert of the year! The Fall Concert will be on Thursday, October 27 at 7pm, in the auditorium. The program will feature the CCHS Orchestra, Jazz A, Repertory Band and Concert Band. We will also be raffling off 2 (two) fantastic seats for the December 4th Patriots game vs. the Rams, 7th row seats! Admission is free and all are welcome! 

Join the Concord-Carlisle Squash Club (CCSC)!  No matter your skill level.  To learn about our Squash Club please come to an informational meeting on 10/25 in room 316 at 2:15.  The season runs from 11/28-2/28. The practices will take on MondayTuesday, after school and Saturday morning at the Concord Acton Squash Club. There is a bus available after school to the club, but no return bus. The club is limited to 20 participants. Please contact pgoar@concordcarlisle.org with any questions.

Senior portraits and baby/youth pictures are due October 28!  If you are experiencing a financial hardship and purchasing senior portraits or a yearbook is difficult, please contact Ms. Wozniak.  Also Oct 28 is the last day to order a yearbook for $75!!  After this, the price increases to $85. Check the Yearbook webpage – sites.google.com/site/mswozniakshistorysite/yearbook
for more information or the attached flyers –
Yearbook Order Info.png   Yearbook Info For Senior Portraits & Baby Pictures

HOBY: Each year CCHS sends several students from the Sophomore class to the Hugh O’Brien Youth State Leadership Seminar. HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community. For more information visit: http://www.hoby.org/
Students: Click Here for the HOBY APPLICATION  DEADLINE is NOVEMBER 4 Any Questions? Please see Mrs. MacHaffie in the Guidance Dept.

College Fairs in the Local Area: The Performing Arts College Fair, National Portfolio Day and Study in Europe (virtual fair) are all happen soon. For details Click Here


Swim Meet — 10th Annual Concord-Carlisle Masters Mini-Meet will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Beede Center. This Master Mini-Meet is a fundraiser hosted by the Friends of Concord-Carlisle High School Swim and Dive Team to raise money to support the 2016-17 swim season. Warm-ups begin at 7:45 am. Registration information and entry form can be found at www.swimne.com or www.cchsfosd.org

The SAT, the ACT, and the Changing Landscape of Admissions Testing Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA; Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 pm As if the landscape of college admissions was not overwhelming enough, the SAT and PSAT have undergone a dramatic overhaul. By addressing the new question types, the new scoring system, and the new and existing alternatives to the SAT, this class will provide families with the information that they need to make wise decisions as they approach the testing and admissions process. Attendees will receive a variety of materials relating to the new test, including sample questions from the new test as well as sample sections of alternatives, such as the ACT. Registration required; please call 978-369-4898, visit gleasonlibrary.org, or contact the Teen Services Librarian, Tahleen, at tshamlian@gleasonlibrary.org.

What are you doing on the next day off? 5K and 1M Road Race Friday, November 11 for all ages hosted by the Carlisle Council on Aging with help from the Carlisle Veterans Committee and support from the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest. The 1-mile race begins at 9 a.m. In Carlisle Town Center followed by the 5K at 9:45, rain or shine. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome in either or both race. Free tech/performance type race T-shirts will be given to participants while supplies last. Pre-registration entry fees range start at $15 but go up to $25 on race day (tax and processing fee extra). Trophies and medals will be awarded to first place finishers in many categories. Register online by visiting www.lightboxreg.com

Alcott Monster Mash – Friday October 28th 6-8pm, CCHS Volunteers Needed!  Calling all CCHS students to help out with the Alcott Monster Mash.  Come join the Halloween spirit and help us.  The night is a lot of fun for all!  If interested please sign up via the link here: http://tinyurl.com/MonsterMashCCHS.  Date:  Friday October 28  Time:  6:15pm – 8:30pm  Location: Alcott Elementary School

Volunteer Opportunity Nov 5-6 at CCHS CCHS hosts the Nov 5-6 Farm-Based Educators Network National Gathering. We expect about 350 teachers, farmers and others connected to novel agricultural and educational organizations, from around the region and the country, to gather for workshops and networking. As the local hosts, CCHS has the opportunity to serve as ambassadors. We need people to greet and direct visitors to classrooms for their workshops, videographers, food service helpers, safety and security volunteers, and program managers (registration, etc.). It should be fun! 5-hour shifts are available Friday afternoon Nov 4Saturday morning or afternoon, and Sunday morning.
See the event website at http://www.farmbasededucation.org/2016-gathering
For information and to sign up for a weekend shift please contact Court Booth at courtbooth@comcast.net or text 978-758-9599. Recruit a friend and sign up soon to get the job you want.

Positive Ways to Parent Your Teen:  Transitioning From Manager to Consultant  A three-session workshop series presented by Susan Lerner, MSW, LICSW through the Center for Parents and Teachers will take place on Monday evenings, November 7, 14 and 21 from 7 to 8:30 PM at Ripley Building.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. $45 for all three sessions. Please click on eventbrite registration link for full description of workshop: http://november2016parentyourteen3partseries.eventbrite.com

Cowboy Up and Party Down at the Concord Ed Fund Hoe Down! Friday, November 18 – The Concord Education Fund is a non-profit organization that awards grants for new teaching initiatives, programs and curricula that reach beyond the scope of the public school budget. So grab a pardner and get ready to have a rootin’ tootin’ time while supporting teachers who are itching to offer students an extraordinary education. General Tix go on sale October 24 at 9am sharp but if you’re hankerin’ to get yourself a spot and make a mighty fine donation, Cowboy Level Tix are available now at https://cefhoedowntickets.eventbrite.com.

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

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