The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 6, 2009


Opening weekend of Miss Saigon is a success

The cast, pit orchestra and crew of the CCHS musical Miss Saigon, which include many Carlisle students, gave compelling performances this past weekend. With strong singers and actors as well as great music and special effects, the show is emotional and powerful. ...more

New Pastor to serve at Carlisle Congregational Church

As I waited in the foyer of the Carlisle Congregational Church for my interview with Pastor Steven James Weibley, I had the opportunity to listen in on a rehearsal of Masters Glee, a choral group that Weibley directs for a group of home-schooled students and others in grades 7 through 12. They were practicing “O Magnify the Lord with Me,” a lovely choral ...more

Why doesn’t the Mosquito print the CCHS honor roll?

Two years ago, in one of their most controversial decisions to date, the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) Student Senate voted to end the publishing of the high school honor roll by local newspapers. The legislation responsible for the decision was known as S.S. 1.3 and sponsored by students Spencer Holland and Sebastian Rogers, both of Concord. It passed ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Handsome Fungus Beetle

Two of my favorite kinds of organism (beetles and fungi) are not in abundance in the winter months, so I take extra pleasure from those I find. On Saturday, February 28, I was bringing firewood into the house and discovered that one of the pieces was serving as a hibernaculum for a beetle. I first thought the beetle was some type of ladybug but it turned out ...more

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