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

Please join the Fine Arts and Applied Technology Department as we host the 2017 Faculty and Staff Art show.  View wonderful artistic creations in a variety of medium crafted by Faculty and Staff from all corners of our dynamic building community. The show will run through May 31.  The show is installed in the main Art Gallery located near the main entrance on the second floor.  There will be an opening reception on Thursday April 27 from 2:30-3:30pm. Light refreshments will be served 

The English Department is pleased to announce that the winner of the Paula Sirois Annual Poetry Contest is Jess Aldous ’17.  Her poem “Son to Mother” will be published in Reflections.  Mr. Mastrullo has also posted it in his blog.  Honorable mention goes to Bentley Meyer ’17 and to Maddy Mueller ’20 for their short, untitled poems.  Congratulations to Jess, and to Bentley and Maddy as well!


College Fairs Locally: Arlington High School College Fair: May 4th, 6:30-8:00. For all college fairs and the fair details please CLICK HERE

CCHS Parents Association May General meeting will be held Monday, May 1st at 9:00 am in Learning Commons room 242 at CCHS.  We will discuss planning for next year, vote on a gift to the school and provide updates on recent and upcoming events. The agenda can be found here.  All are welcome to attend.

Want to go to Japan? Want to take part in a decades-old sister city and sister school relationship, to live with host families and to study Japanese history, language, anime and manga?  If so, then please come to our MANDATORY info session on Wednesday, May 2 from 6:30-8:00pm at the CCHS Learning Commons. All students MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Volunteers needed for DropOff & SwapOff Day, Saturday, May 6. Students earn up to 8 hours of community service. To volunteer or for more information, visit www.reusit.org, email dropoff@reusit.org or call 978-318-3240.

Honor your grad, teacher, or coach!  The three major phases of CC at Play’s fields renovation project at CCHS are complete and all our spring and fall sports are benefiting:  baseball, softball, lacrosse, cross country, track & field, soccer, football, and field hockey.  The project has been a huge success. This summer, CC at Play will put finishing touches onto the project.  They plan to build a maintenance building, add way finding signage, and install landscaping at the entrances.  To fund this final phase of work, they are selling engraved bricks that will pave the area around the new flagpole in the stadium.  These bricks are a great way to honor a graduate, celebrate a team, thank a coach or teacher, or celebrate an alum.  Bricks can be purchased at www.CCatPlay.org.  Create a memory to mark your place at CC!

Patriot Basketball Summer Camps: Join CCHS Head Coach David Cohen and Assistant Coach Aaron Joncas for Patriot Basketball at Concord-Carlisle High School. Now in its 10th year, Patriot Basketball is staffed by the area’s top high school coaches and gives boys of all levels an opportunity to improve, compete and have fun! Visit www.patriothoopclinics.com to register today for camp weeks on June 19th – 23rd, June 26th – 30th and July 24th – 28th. We also offer a summer league for boys and girls!

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.

Two summer opportunities for musicians, with IMSCC 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!


Mediation and Facilitated Team Meetings , Thursday, May 18th 7:00-8:30pm @ CCHS Presenter Mryto Flessas, Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA). Please join us for a presentation on Special Education Mediation and facilitated IEP Team Meetings by Myrto Flessas from the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA). A voluntary and confidential dispute settlement process, mediation sessions are conducted by BSEA mediators at no charge to the participants. Ms. Flessas will cover how and when to request a mediation as well as how to prepare for and what to expect from mediation at the BSEA. The presentation and Q&A will take place from 7-8:30pm. Join us after the presentation from 8:30-9pm in the Learning Commons Lobby for refreshments and additional conversation. For planning purposes, please RSVP Click Here:

ACE upcoming programs Click Here. 

Summer Camp Scholarships: There are need-based 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 at 978-318-3034 or bwilbur@concordma.gov. Application deadline is May 3rd.  Please note that all Concord Recreation camp requests for financial assistance are processed through Concord Recreation at www.concordrec.com or 978-287-1050.

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 at 10 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 bernijenkins2@gmail.com.)  See Mr. Nichol for more information.

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.

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.

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 theThoreau 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.





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

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