Nurturing the Well-balanced Student, Debunking the College Myth Join Dr. Denise Pope, of Stanford University, at Concord-Carlisle High School Auditorium, January 23, 7:00 PM as she examines the tension that students, teachers, and families often experience surrounding the culture of competition and offers research-based tools for creating a healthier community of learners.  Parents/guardians of students in grades 8-12,and for interested community members are all welcome.  Register for this free event: HERE Did you know? 62% of CCHS students report having experienced somewhat high or very high levels of stress (YRBS 2016) 48% of CCHS students reported that a stress-related health or emotional problem caused them to miss more than one days of school in the past month (Stanford Survey 2016) 67% of CCHS students reported that school work often or always kept them from getting enough sleep (Stanford Survey 2016).

Calling all CCHS bakers, we need you.  If you are able to donate homemade cookies or brownies to the teacher’s lunch on Monday, please sign up here.



AP Exam registration begins on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:00 AM and ends on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:00 PM. In order to register, students should visit www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/220645  We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering to ensure that the correct exams are ordered.
Here are the important dates for the registration process:
Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:00 AM – Registration Begins
Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:00 PM – Registration Closes
Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10:00 PM – All Payments Due – Registrations that are not paid for will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
Please contact Ms. Amy Byron, abyron@concordcarlisle.org , if you have any questions. 

Scholarship Opportunities for the Class of 2017CLICK HERE


AUDITION MATERIALS FOR SPAMALOT ARE AVAILABLE The website is being moody and keeps timing out so here is the link to the audition materials and instructions.

WINTER FEST, all school dance!  Saturday, January, 28, 7:30-10:00pm CCHS Dining Commons – It’s going to be a fun event and the perfect way for kids to celebrate the winter season and end of mid terms! Be sure to purchase tickets soon: Purchase tickets We need parents to make this happen.  Please consider helping in some way – decorating, chaperoning, check-in, food or gift card donations… Sign up to help or contribute

Please come to the first Ruettgers Lecture of 2017: “A Brief History and Several Conjectures on a Writing Life.”Presented by Jennifer Funk, MFA.  Wednesday, January 25.  Refreshments at 2:15, Lecture at 2:30 in the CCTV studio. Space is limited—come early to get a seat!

The Denis Cleary Moot Court Competition will commence with all deliberate speed.  If you are interested, sign up sheets will be available outside the Social Studies office.  They are due Thursday, January 26 by the end of the day.  If you have any questions, see Ms. Fox or Ms. Davies in the Social Studies department.

VINCENZO’S On Tuesday, January 24 from 5pm-9pm, Vincenzo’s Restaurant of West Concord is donating a portion of its proceeds for the CCHS Interact Club to donate teddy bears to the Concord and Carlisle Police and Fire Departments for displaced children. Please have a nice night out for a good cause and come eat at Vincenzo’s! With any questions, please contact Daria Pietropaolo at dpietropaolo17@concordcarlisle.org.

Friday, January 27, there is a mandatory meeting for all boys interested in playing tennis for the CCHS boys’ teams in 2017. The meeting will run from 2:45-3:30pm in room 332. Please review the Meeting Agenda.


You’re invited to Concord-Carlisle Community Chest’s first-ever non-profit innovation challenge called “adVentures in Philanthropy” on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 at the Fenn School.  Local non-profits have proposed exciting new initiatives to meet human services needs in Concord and Carlisle with three selected to present their program to a panel of five community leaders with the chance to secure a share of up to $30,000 in funding.  WE NEED YOUR HELP!  The event will include both an adult and student Fan Favorite.  Adults and students will have an opportunity to vote and award their favorite presenting non-profit $1,000.  Register today for this FREE community event by visiting our web site at http://www.cccommunitychest.org/  or call978-369-5250 to reserve your ticket.

Patriot Hoop Clinics will host a 3-day February Vacation Jam at Concord-Carlisle High School on February 21 – 23. Register here: Patriot Hoop Clinics FebruaryVacation JamClinics run from 9:00 -11:45 daily and are $35 per day or $100 for all three days for boys in grades 3-8.  Register to hold your spot and then pay at the door. Checks payable to Patriot Basketball, Inc. 

Basic Rights in Special Education (Free Workshop) | Thursday, January 26 | 7-9pm Workshop/Q&A, Parent Mingle 6:30pm.  CCHS Learning Commons, PresenterSeetha Burtner. Presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs, the workshop will provide a basic understanding of the complex special education laws and procedures. It is designed to help parents learn how to be effective partners with their child’s school – and to plan, make decisions and monitor their child’s progress in school. Learn your rights and responsibilities under Massachusetts Education Law. Hosted by the Concord Carlisle Regional SEPAC. For planning purposes an RSVP is appreciated but not required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-rights- workshop-tickets-30853873767



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

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