Thomas Hicks (a CCHS grad 1989 and METCO student) will be speaking at CCHS in the Auditorium D & F blocks TODAY, Monday, April 24.  Hicks was appointed by Pres. Obama to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, an independent, bipartisan commission charged with developing standards for and guidance on our electoral system.  He will be speaking about how he got involved in politics and the work he has done to improve our elections.  All are welcome.

Monday, May 1 Principal’s Coffee 10:30 – 11:15 in the Main Office Conference Room.

Spamalot Tickets are on sale at www.ticketstage.com  $10 for students, seniors, and veterans and $17 for adults. Performances are May 11, 12 and 13 at 7pm, May 14 at 2pm. We are also looking for ushers. Volunteers will get community service hours and can see the show for free. Please email abadalament17@concordcarlisle.org if you’re interested.

The English Department is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s Paula Sirois Annual Poetry Contest – Jessica Aldous ’17, for her poem “Son to Mother.” Congratulations, Jess!  Honorable mentions go to Maddy Mueller ’20 and Bentley Meyer ’18 for their untitled poems.  Thanks to all those who participated and to Dr. Nurenberg, Mr. Sawyer, and Ms. Vice-Hisey for judging the contest.

Two summer opportunities for musicians, with MISCC and Concord-Carlisle Community Education Click Here

UPDATED SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:  April vacation is a good time to work on scholarship applications. Many have deadlines the week we return. Please don’t delay because deadlines are firm. See ALL current scholarship news CLICK HERE


After School Music Instruction with IMSCC Calling all musicians! Sign up now for music lessons – new session is underway!

The Guidance and Counseling April Newsletter: CLICK HERE

Local COLLEGE FAIRS this spring: CLICK HERE for complete list


You Can Afford College If…Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 pm, Gleason Public Library  This course, to be held at the Gleason Library in Carlisle, will teach you the concepts and strategies that will help you maximize financial aid for your child by understanding the process, and how implementing strategies may increase a family’s eligibility even if you have a “high income” or own a business. The greatest amount of financial aid goes to the families who act in the years before college. REMEMBER: Procrastination equals less financial aid. All schools are not alike, so it is important to know your options and opportunities. A free financial aid analysis will be available to all attendees. This is a free event. Registration is required; please register at gleasonlibrary.org or call 978-369-4898.

Concord Conservatory of Music Presents ¡CANTARES DE ESPAÑA!  On Saturday, April 29, at 7 pm, the CCM presents ¡CANTARES DE ESPAÑA! —the passionate music of Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla. CCM welcomes all to join the Boston Arts Consort for an evening of the music of two of Spain’s greatest composers. CCM clarinet faculty member, Elizabeth Leehey, will perform with Christian Figueroa, tenor, Linda Papatopoli, piano, and Clara Sandler, mezzo-soprano. Tickets are available at the door: $20 for adults, $5 for students 18 and under. To buy tickets online, go to www.ConcordConservatory.org.For more information call 978-369-0010 or email info@ConcordConservatory.org.  CCM is located at the West Concord Union Church at 1317 Main Street in Concord.

Join the People’s Climate March in DCSaturday, April 29, 2017 Two buses from First Parish of Concord are being organized to the national Peoples Climate March on April 29 in Washington, DC.  Cost is $110 per person (but only $30 for students!) and all are welcome — sign up at the link here! Buses depart at10 pm Friday and return early Sunday morning. Be there for the biggest/most important climate march in history!
(Questions to Kate Crosby at cfcrosby@gmail.com or Berni Jenkins at <ahref=”mailto:bernijenkins2@gmail.com”>bernijenkins2@gmail.com.)  See Mr. Nichol for more information. 

Summer Camp Scholarships: There are scholarship opportunities for summer camp and summer extracurricular activities for Concord and Carlisle youth ages toddler to young adult. Please contact Bonny Wilbur, CC Community Services Coordinator, for more information and eligibility requirements at  978-318-3034 or bwilbur@concordma.gov. Please note that all Concord Recreation camp requests for financial assistance are processed through Concord Recreation at www.concordrec.com or 978-287-1050.

Will you join other area schools in a challenge to support cancer patients? The 17th annual Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer will take place on Saturday, June 10, 8:30 am, at the Thoreau Outdoor Center in Concord.  School groups are forming to participate – join a team at your school or start your own!  It’s easy and fun!  All proceeds benefit cancer patients at Emerson Hospital.  Register today at: www.emersonhospital.org/5k or contact Christine Kielar at runwalk@emersonhospital.org with questions.

Get your Red Sox tickets for the May 3rd game at 7:05pm against the Baltimore Orioles. Bleacher seating for $20 per ticket-groups welcome! Enjoy an evening at Fenway with your friends and support Emerson Hospital. Please go to www.emersonhospital.org/auxiliary to purchase. Questions? Call Christine Kielar (978)-287-8765.

The Town of Concord’s Annual Holocaust Remembrance event is on Sunday, April 30 at 7pm at the Town House. The one-hour documentary film “Exile and Community: The Life of Carola Domar” will be shown. Film maker Susan Reider explains, “Although this oral history is told by an elderly woman and her grown daughter, the account is largely communicated​ from a young person’s perspective.” Carola escaped Germany as a teen and came to the United States on her own. This free event is sponsored by the Concord Carlisle Human Rights Council.

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