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Friday, May 7, 2010

Nicholas Probolus to wed Emma Musselman

Jack and Susan Probolus of Munroe Hill Road are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Nicholas, to Emma Musselman of Concord. Nicholas graduated from CCHS in 2004 and took a year off to work before continuing with his education. He earned a degree in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management from Johnson & Wales in 2009. He is currently working for Compass Group at the Raytheon headquarters in Waltham. Emma graduated from CCHS in 2005 and earned a degree in psychology from Wheaton College in 2009. No wedding date has been set.

Carlisle School band and chorus to play at Mechanics Hall May 9

In early April the Carlisle Middle School Choir under the direction of Megan Fitzharris Harlow, and the Carlisle Middle School Concert Band under the direction of Kevin Maier, each received gold medals at the annual Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA) State Music Festival.

As a result of their success, both ensembles will be performing in the MICCA Stars at Symphony concert on Sunday, May 9, at Mechanics Hall in Worcester. The Middle School Choir will perform at 8:20 a.m. and the Concert Band will perform at 12:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited to come, support the students and hear many gold medal student groups from across the state.




LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. Seba Gaines (right) of Stearns Street poses with Governor Deval Patrick
at the Third Middlesex Area Democrats Breakfast, held in Waltham on Saturday, where Gaines
was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her many years of work supporting Democrats.
(Courtesy photo)

Carlisle students to play in BYSO concerts

Katherine Travisano, a sixth grader at the Carlisle School, will play violin with the Young People’s String Orchestra and Thomas Salemy, also a sixth grader at the Carlisle School, will play horn with the Preparatory Winds at a free concert on Sunday, May 16, 3 p.m., at the Granoff Music Center at Tufts University. This is a free concert but tickets must be reserved by calling the Granoff Music Center at 1-617-627-3679.

Kevin Barrow, a ninth grader at CCHS, will play clarinet with the Junior Repertory Orchestra on Sunday, May 30, 3 p.m., at St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlborough Road in Southborough. Tickets for this concert are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Seniors and students receive a $3 discount. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-617-353-5353 or by visiting

The Young People’s String Orchestra, the Preparatory Winds and the Junior Repertory Orchestra are three of the groups that comprise the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO). ∆

ALL TIED UP. Displaying their winning “sustainabili-ties” (neckties made from recycled materials) are Fenn
School sixth graders and Carlisle residents (left to right) Lucas Mundel who placed first for his necktie
made of pop tops and other sections of aluminum soda cans, and Adam Jolly who earned second place
for his use of comic strip graphics and fruit stickers. This was one of many Earth Month activities
at Fenn. (Courtesy photo)


CCHS BASEBALL PLAYERS PITCH IN. Catcher Andrew Della Volpe (left) and pitcher/third baseman
Brandon Napolitano take on the spring clean-up of an Estabrook Road garden.
(Courtesy photo)


CCHS golfer excels

Karolyne Shieh of Heald Road, a freshman at CCHS, placed fourth out of 66 competitors in the MIAA Girl’s Individual Golf Championship at Woodland Country Club in Newton with an 84. She was the first female golfer in CCHS history to compete in this event. As a result, she has qualified for the New England Championship at Bretwood Country Club in Keene, New Hampshire on June 21, where she will face off against the best players from all six New England states.

Karolyne is a great competitor and her hard work really paid off on such a big stage. She has only been playing serious competitive golf for two years, and most of the top players at the event have been playing for much longer, but she really opened some eyes and let the golfing world know she is a force to be reckoned with. With her great intensity and commitment to excellence she has a very bright future ahead of her at CCHS and beyond.

Playing the challenging Woodland course for the first time, Shieh shot 39 on the front and 45 on the back. The field included all of the best high school golfers in the state, most of whom competed for their high school girl’s program this spring. CCHS does not have a girl’s team, and Shieh has been busy all spring as a competitive figure skater for the Colonial Figure Skating Club in Boxboro.

Shieh competed for the CCHS boy’s team last fall, helping the Patriots win the first North Sectional title in school history and finish fourth at the State Championship. She will be one of seven returning players for the Patriots in the fall. ∆

Adam Johnson of South Street, a sophomore majoring in Asian Studies at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, was awarded Academic Honors for the 2009-2010 school year.

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