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Friday, April 3, 2009


CCHS winter sports round-up – part one
Boys hockey team continues winning tradition

Over the past few seasons, CCHS seems to have improved in almost every category and has become a Dual County League (DCL) powerhouse. Feeding off last year’s 14-5-1 regular season and a post-season run to the North Sectional Final, this year’s team had high hopes. The squad capitalized on a hot start to the season, and carried their momentum into the playoffs. ...more

Record long jump marks indoor track

Although the winter track program is only four years old, year-by-year improvement has built a solid foundation for success. “Things are picking up exponentially,” noted Carlisle senior co-captain Christopher Bojanic. “With new talent coming in every year, the team now has a stronger body.” The boys won the Dual County League (DCL) Small Division, while ...more

Dramatic win over Bedford tops boys basketball season

Over the past couple of years, CCHS basketball had developed a reputation for being one of the tallest teams in the Duel County League (DCL). However, a more guard-heavy line-up this year forced the team to re-examine its fundamental strategy. In order to compete, the team implemented a consistent pressing defense as well as a perimeter-oriented offense. Although ...more

Boys wrestling team has impressive season

Seniors Andrew Gromer, Alex Fleming, Giles Pettingell, Jay Beaulieu, Pat Demers, and Noah Urton pushed CCHS wrestling to perform above and beyond expectations. The team finished the season with a record of 6-6, an impressive feat given the level of competition within their league. ...more

CCHS boys and girls fencing teams excel again

This year’s fencing team, under the direction of coaches David Blake and Ariana Klinkov, had another successful season. Seniors Avery Newton, Sarah Kindler, Katharine Price and Carlisle’s Amanda Peterson and Kelsey Erickson carried the girls team to an undefeated season. Meanwhile, seniors Matt Solomon, Harry Greene, Chris Curran, and Carlisle’s Raffi ...more

Carlisle public school shares art at Gleason Library

For the fourth year in a row the Gleason Library has lent its walls to the Carlisle Public School. The show running all month marks the largest ever with over 350 works on display featuring works from kindergarten through eighth grade. Perusing the art one can see the progression of student ability over the years culminating in the middle school projects at ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Pine Siskin

If you have a thistle feeder in Carlisle, there is a good chance that it has been frequented this winter by a relatively uncommon bird in these parts, the Pine Siskin. The Pine Siskin is a member of the finch family, closely related to the goldfinches, and from a distance it can easily be mistaken for a winter-plumaged American Goldfinch. It is of similar size ...more

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