CCHS Daily Bulletin Tuesday, November 1, 2016
All students interested in participating in Fencing this season, there will be a meeting Tuesday, November 1 in the café at 2:20.
Varsity Field Hockey – CC vs Methuen Wednesday, November 2 at 3:30 at Memorial Field!
A preseason meeting for all boys interested in playing basketball this winter will be held on Wednesday, November 2 at 2:15 in Room 121. All levels – freshman through Varsity should attend. See Coach Joncas in Rm 225 with questions.
College Mini-Fairs This Week! Representatives from the following colleges and career options will be available on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 11:00-12:45 in the CCHS Lobby. Bay State College; Bentley Univ.; Bridgewater State Univ.; Cleveland Institute of Art; Dean College; Eastern Connecticut State Univ.; Framingham State Univ.; LeMoyne College; Rhode Island College; Salem State Univ.; Skidmore College; Southern Vermont College; Suffolk Univ.; UMASS-Dartmouth; Univ. of Alabama; Univ. of Albany; Western New England Univ.; Worcester State Univ.. All students are welcome! Complete list of colleges coming to CCHS this fall: Click Here
Make your mark! Recycle your markers into money for clean drinking water around the world! When? What? By November 15, bring in dried up markers, pens, & mechanical pencils from home. Drop off boxes in most 3rd and 4th floor classrooms. Look for special drop off locations on Parent Conference Day (Nov. 10). Help EFSG Terracycle for Charity:Water Learn more at https://www.charitywater.org/whywater/ and Bring on the Green!
THANKSGIVING DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Our CCHS community is once again pleased to be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving meal for senior citizens from Concord and Carlisle on Saturday November 19. Parents can support this beloved event by donating a turkey or cider, by making a financial gift, and/or by volunteering to work at the luncheon. The CCHS Kitchen Staff will be accepting frozen turkey donations immediately. To sign up to bring in a frozen turkey or cider, go to:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0445aca722a0fd0-turkeyciderTo sign up to volunteer at the luncheon, go to:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0445aca722a0fd0-parent1To make a donation, of $20.00, or any amount to offset the cost of this luncheon, please mail a check payable to “CCHS Parents Assn. – Thanksgiving” to:
Concord-Carlisle High School
Attn: Madeline Wilson
500 Walden St.
Concord, MA 01742
Thank you for helping to make this a memorable holiday for the extended CCHS community!
Please come to the first Ruettgers Lecture of the year: “How did we get here? Four perspectives from three academic disciplines on the history, trends, and anomalies that mark this year’s election.” Presented by four CCHS teachers. Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Refreshments at 2:15, Lecture at 2:30 in Room 242.
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
The SAT, the ACT, and the Changing Landscape of Admissions Testing Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA; Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 pm Registration required; please call 978-369-4898, visit gleasonlibrary.org, or contact the Teen Services Librarian, Tahleen, at firstname.lastname@example.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. Register online by visiting www.lightboxreg.com
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. See the event website at http://www.farmbasededucation.org/2016-gatheringFor information and to sign up for a weekend shift please contact Court Booth at email@example.com 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
Strategies for Reducing Academic Stress & Creating Successful Students: Executive Function Workshop (Free) – Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pm, CCHS Learning Commons. Learn strategies to help your child better manage his/her nightly homework, including planning, organizational, and time management strategies. Please join Dan Levine and Melissa Wilson of Engaging Minds for a free workshop designed specifically for parents of students in grades 5-12, though open to any parent whose student can benefit. For planning purposes, an RSVP is appreciated but not required: Strategies for Reducing Academic Stress. Please join SEPAC for refreshments between 6:30-7pm. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking Representatives for the Superintendent Search Committee. The CCHS Parents Association has been charged by the Concord Carlisle Regional School Committee to select 1 parent from Concord and 1 parent from Carlisle to serve on the Superintendent Search Committee. Candidates must be a current CCHS school parent and must be available to attend ALL interview sessions (January 17-19). For more information and to apply for consideration, please complete the form at: http://bit.ly/cchspa-searchcommittee. Applications will be accepted until 5pm on Wednesday, November 9th. Representatives will be announced on Monday, November 14th. Questions? Please contact email@example.com
Concord Ed Fund Hoe Down Tix Now On Sale 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 now available at https://cefhoedowntickets.eventbrite.com.
Martha A. Hammer
Concord-Carlisle Regional High School
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