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Friday, March 20, 2009


French students spend two weeks at CCHS

On February 7, CCHS students, parents and siblings huddled in the cold with anticipation as 16 French students descended from a bus at CCHS. Along with an assortment of luggage came a barrage of French chattering: “As-tu ton sac?” ...more

Middle school girls varsity basketball team undefeated

The Carlisle Middle School Girls Varsity Basketball team had an unbelievable season this year. We were undefeated. The team had five returning players and welcomed 12 more to the team, including our wonderful manager Whitney Cook. We were in a league of our own this year, playing Lincoln, Parker, Hanscom, Harvard, Brown and Day Schools. Games against St. Jeanne ...more

Middle school boys end basketball season with hard-fought win

The Carlisle Huskies boys basketball team finished their 2008-09 season 6-3, with wins over Hanscom, Lincoln, Day and Parker. The team was lead by eighth-grade captains Kyle Ridick and Stowe Simonton. Additional leadership was provided by returning varsity players Kevin He, Jake Juneau, Tyler Nardone, Christian Salemy and Ben Schofield. Making valuable contributions ...more

Green Corner: Plastic recycling: decoding the codes

by Dan Scholten ...more

Clean out your bird nest boxes

Do you have bluebird nest boxes on your property? If so, now is a good time to clean out old nest material, and also evict any White-footed Mice that may have taken up residence over the winter. Eastern Bluebirds start nesting soon. They will generally not use boxes filled with stuff from previous years, and will not do the cleaning themselves. If you have ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Tuckermanopsis

Edward Tuckerman, the man for whom Tuckerman’s Ravine is named, was an expert in lichens. He spent a lot of time in the mid 1800s collecting alpine plants and lichens in the White Mountains. He died on the ides of March 123 years ago, but not before contributing much to the body of knowledge on lichens. This week’s topic is Tuckermanopsis ...more

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