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Friday, May 29, 2009

CCHS plans layoffs as state funding drops

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) met Tuesday night to consider an emergency response to expected shortfalls in FY10 state funding for the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). These shortfalls could leave a budget gap of as much as $678,000, and were not anticipated at the time the CCHS budget was passed in Concord and Carlisle Town Meetings ...more

Outdoor Ed’s Camp Sargent to close

Imagine yourself in the woods high up in the canopy, walking a thin rope while below your team calls out encouragement. Now imagine yourself doing this as a sixth grader. That’s one of the adventures experienced recently by over 70 students from the Carlisle School during their four days at Camp Sargent in Hancock, New Hampshire. Each spring the sixth graders, ...more

Road projects planned for 2009

In a recent phone conversation, DPW Chief Gary Davis outlined his department’s plans for road work this summer. ...more

CSC consultants to present superintendency union findings

Following Town Election the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) membership remained unchanged. At their May 20 meeting, they voted Chad Koski to continue as chair and Wendell Sykes as vice chair. Claire Wilcox will continue as recording secretary for the CSC and Susan Pray was made temporary school treasurer. The CSC members indicated that they would continue with ...more

Sixth graders develop research skills

Asking questions and documenting answers are skills that Carlisle School’s sixth graders are honing, the Carlisle School Committee learned at their May 20 meeting. The students have just finished the Asia and Africa Research Project, an interdisciplinary unit on impoverished nations introduced last year. ...more

Board of Health shorts, May 19

The Board of Health met in the Nickles Room on May 19. It was reported that there have been no suspected or confirmed cases of swine flu in Carlisle. ...more

Do parents contribute to teen drinking?

Why do Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) students drink more than their peers in surrounding towns and more than the state average? Where do they get the alcohol they drink? Kathy Bowen, Health Coordinator for K-12 in the Concord Public School and CCHS, asked these questions when she spoke last week about the Youth Risk Behavior Survey results. ...more

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