A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Riding the bus

November 9, 2016 11:28am | Emily Waterhouse

Bright and early, Deerfield students who attend Concord High School get on dimly lit buses where the only sources of light are red swinging stop signs or bright screens of cell phones students pull from their pockets and backpacks. Frequent stops to pick up students begin at 6:15 […]

Team time

October 31, 2016 8:21am | Reid Ljungholm

Ronaldo Cabral, a freshman at Concord High School, heads toward classmates as they all prepare to hear instructions for their next team building activity at Memorial Field Sept. 29. Students on Team 9-5 spent the morning working through tasks that emphasized communication and collaboration. The team building day, […]

Behind the scenes at the Deerfield Fair

October 25, 2016 2:15pm | Yelena Beausoleil

Mornings come early to farmers showing livestock at the annual Deerfield Fair, New England’s oldest family fair and an event that this year celebrated its 140th anniversary. The four-day fair draws a number of Concord High School students, including some who work for their family […]

Bright lights

October 11, 2016 6:14pm | Adrian Kennedy

Becky Cistuli and Joe Viola play drums to Brett Spaulding’s version of “Amazing Grace” under a spotlight during the Homecoming pep rally Friday, Sept. 24. “It was a pretty cool experience, something I normally would have been nervous for but I wasn’t because of how cool the environment […]

Unsung heroes: Renee D’Allesandro and Mary Palm

June 14, 2016 10:56am | Samuel Habib

“Unsung Heroes” is a new series of interviews and photos of Concord High School staff members who are underappreciated. They all help the school in their own way, perhaps by cleaning bathrooms, working in the cafeteria or answering phones. Fourth in the series is a conversation with school […]

Nicholas Matte: “Senioritis is inevitable”

June 13, 2016 10:27am | Claire Neily

Transitioning from middle school to high school is hard, but spending your freshmen year in three different schools is even harder. This is what graduating senior Nicholas Matte had to face nearly four years ago. Matte began his high school experience at Pembroke Academy where he […]

Bizzy Willing: “Try new things”

June 10, 2016 11:16am | Marj Owen

As the end of senior year approaches, Bizzy Willing has been reminiscing about all sorts of things: time spent in hallways, friends soon left behind and even  love-hate relationships with teachers. ¨I will definitely remember friends, classes that were offered. That was really cool: I got to take, like, […]

Bryce Currier: “Don’t be intimidated”

June 10, 2016 9:32am | Gillian McCarron

Deerfield’s Bryce Currier says coming to Concord High was intimidating when he started here four years ago, in part because he spent the first few weeks of his freshman year in a wheelchair and it was difficult to get around this large new school. Over the […]

Cailin Casey: “Do what you want to do”

June 10, 2016 8:20am | Stephen Moran

There are plenty of extracurricular activities at Concord High School for students to partake of. Clubs and sports are a great way to get involved and make new friends, as graduating senior Cailin Casey found when she discovered volleyball during her freshman year. “I made most of my […]

Courtney Reyes: Going military and college

June 8, 2016 11:52am | Samuel Habib

Courtney Reyes will remember lots of things when she graduates from Concord High School June 18: gym classes, English and algebra; favorite teachers like “Mr. Boezeman, Mr. Herr and Ms. Kilday;” course competencies and of course opens “when we can do what we want.” Q. “How has […]