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Friday, May 22, 2009


Carlisle’s Dave Reed reflects on NASA career

As a teenager in Billings, Montana, Dave Reed built and launched rockets from his own backyard. “I was like that kid in [the film] October Sky,” he says, “except I set the neighbors’ porch on fire.” The budding young rocketeer sought an aeronautical engineering degree at the University of Wyoming. As he ...more

CCHS Students display their art at Concord Art Association

From May 20 to 31, the walls, floor space and in some cases, ceilings of the Concord Art Association (CAA) will be covered with Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) students’ artwork. Art in many mediums: photography, pottery, digital art, painting and sketches is on display. Come check it out. CAA is housed at 37 Lexington Road, just a few houses ...more

CCHS seniors share fruits of independent learning

On May 12, the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) Library and Cafeteria were buzzing with activity. Roughly 35 seniors were presenting their work at the Senior Project Fair. Teacher Emeritus Mark Angney runs the Senior Projects Program which allows students to design their own independent study on all kinds of topics, some intellectual, some musical, ...more

BioDiversity Corner: Spring Quartet

There are so many beetles, butterflies, other insects, wildflowers, birds, baby bunnies, weasels, reptiles and even mushrooms around right now, I could have had a whole harmonious orchestra but have reined myself in to just a quartet. [Go to to see these photos in vivid color.] ...more

Country Gardens Tour lets everyone appreciate hidden beauty of Carlisle

For 12 hours every two years, Carlisle garden gems usually hidden to the public are open to view. With its Country Gardens Tour on Friday and Saturday June 12 and 13, the Carlisle Garden Club will continue a bi-annual tradition that over the years has showcased dozens of beautiful private gardens. “Everyone has their favorites,” says Tour Chair Susan Pepple. ...more

Students enjoy a spring evening at the CCHS Junior Prom

Students take advantage of the perfect weather for the CCHS Junior Prom on Friday, May 15, and pose for outdoor pictures at a pre-prom photo session. Left to right are Hillary Cook, John Bumpus, Jen Perugini, Christian DiRomualdo, Julia Hisey, Sam Corrao-Clanon, Nathan Hsieh, Katie Mills, Justin Morgan, Grace McNally, Emma Materne and Dylan Clark. (Photo by ...more

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