The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 18, 2003


On Monday morning, after flag-raising ceremonies on the Town Green at 7 a.m., the Carlisle Minutemen will head down School Street towards the Estabrook Woods on their way to fight the British at the Old North Bridge in Concord. If you look closely as the Minutemen pass by, you will see that two of the members of this rag-tag company are women. No, they are ...more

Beth Galston is a rare breed: an artist who for most of her adult life has made a full-time living through her studio work. And since she is living the impossible dream of many would-be professional artists, it might come as a surprise to learn that her enormous success as a sculptor began only after another career goal fell through. Briefly, the Stearns Street ...more

The Regional School Committee opened their April 9 meeting by welcoming members from the Student Advisory Council. Council member Schuyler Viering requested more information on the planned budget cuts, explaining that some students thought the threat of budget cuts for the sports program was "crying wolf." She asked the Regional School Committee ...more

Curriculum coordination between the Carlisle school and the schools in Concord is "at best spotty," according to Assistant Superintendent Nadine Binkley. In a report presented March 25 to the Regional School Committee, she praised the efforts made by the Foreign Language, Health, Physical Education, Music, Library, and Technology departments. However, ...more

Math department chair Anthony Beckwith presented an overview of the Concord-Carlisle High School math curriculum to the Regional school committee on April 9. There is a range of courses offered for each grade level, offered in a three-tier format: Honors or College Prep 1 (CP1), College Prep 2 (CP2), and College Prep 3 (CP3). The order of the topics in math ...more

Spring Peeper

I have been watching for symbols of Easter and have not yet seen the Easter(n) Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail; and the gifts dropped in the woods by deer do not resemble easter eggs to me. I am reminded though of another favorite Easter food, the hot cross bun, by a version of the hare and the tortoise story (from a collection of 'Verse and Worse' ...more

Sometime in the next few weeks you are apt to see a turtle crossing the road. It's nearly the time of year when female turtles leave their wetland habitat and head for a sandy spot to lay their eggs, so the turtle you come across knows what it is doing and has a good reason for doing it. ...more

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