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Flower power

May 6, 2017 2:28pm | Nick Ewert

Freshmen in Frank Harrison’s Biology class recently dissected daffodils in order to learn about asexual reproduction. The lab called for students to remove petals from flowers in order to understand how the different parts work together. “We are dissecting the stamens, isolating the anther, and cutting the anther to locate […]

Cooking up credits

April 18, 2017 1:43pm | Abigail Butt

Now that Quarter 4 is underway, seniors have just weeks to enjoy last classes at Concord High School. And enjoy they are, particularly in classes students find challenging and practical but also a lot of fun. “I really enjoy the art of cooking and baking,” says senior Megan Reilly, […]

Crack’s destructive capabilities

April 11, 2017 11:30am | David Venator

Exemplary student work being celebrated by English 10 teacher Meredith Vickery this month includes informational writing by David Venator, whose posting on the 1980s crack epidemic explains the “stranglehold” crack placed on many communities. Venator’s “No Moore Crack, Please” is part of a blog project related to a […]

Animal as teacher

April 1, 2017 1:38pm | Cameron Clarke

Clyde Littlzz sits in his cage as he looks at the Concord High School seniors who share him for their animal behavior project: Derek Bell and the author of this feature, Cameron Clarke. Clyde is one of “roughly 10 male and 20 females,” according to CHS science […]

Language of the unheard

April 1, 2017 12:50pm | Eli Duggan

Exemplary student work being celebrated by English 10 teacher Matt Skoby this month includes informational writing by Eli Duggan, whose “African-American Oppression” post is part of a blog project related to a class study of The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore. Duggan ties underlying reasons for riots […]

Strenuous dreams

March 22, 2017 12:10pm | Kayla Cote

Exemplary student work being celebrated by English 10 teacher Meredith Vickery this month includes “Strenuous Dreams,” a blog created by Concord High School sophomore Kayla Cote. “Kayla Cote’s argumentative piece addresses the Langston Hughes poem ‘Dream Deferred or Harlem’ and it’s connection to The Other Wes Moore, the book we […]

Black flame

March 20, 2017 2:25pm | Paige St. Peter

Exemplary student work being celebrated by English 10 teacher Matt Skoby this month includes “A Black Flame in a Dying Ocean,” a narrative essay by Concord High School sophomore Paige St. Peter. St. Peter submitted the piece as part of a blog project related to a class […]

Being an athlete

November 22, 2016 1:35pm | Sanjay Darjee

If you are not an athlete, You don’t know the pain, You can’t know the pain. >As athletes we know when we play any game The pain will be there, yet we still play the same. The pain, sharp and hurtful, not letting us play, […]