Wednesday, March 3, 2021

True Becker Competes in American Ninja Warrior, Athletics Update, and National Merit Scholarship Recipients

Recently we surpassed the 100th day of school. As we approach the first anniversary of the pandemic in this country, there is hope that the future will be better. Harkening back to March and April of 2020, I barely remember anything but the pandemic. Those months were likely filled with great triumphs and terrible tragedies across the globe. Still, most are forgotten or overshadowed by the daily crush of grim events that marked the tragedies of the pandemic that still burdens us today. 

There is hope.  COVID-19 united against it a world of scientists. Perhaps a bit lost in the chorus of frustrations related to vaccine distribution is the remarkable win this represents for science and humanity. 

Perhaps to temper expectations, but when this crisis began, I recall learning that that mumps vaccine was the quickest ever developed at four years. I am not minimizing the valid frustrations with the rollout of the vaccine, but the very fact we are in a position to complain is nothing short of amazing. 

Employing the royal "we," I dare say "we" are victims of our own success. The constant news flow highlighting the astounding achievements emanating from the science and technology community leaves us no longer easily impressed.  

For example, I am often lost without a GPS, and NASA scientists launched a car-sized rover in July 2020 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and landed it on Mars in February 2021. Landing a car on Mars and developing a vaccine to address a global pandemic in roughly a year is a testament to scientific progress and to the human spirit of overcoming challenges.  It is impressive, and so are the students highlighted below. I have little doubt they will make similar contributions to humanity that will impact the lives of many.  

Upcoming March Dates

  • Wednesday, March 3 - Virtual Day for all students (SAT testing day)
  • Monday, March 8 - PD Day (no school students)
  • Week of March 22 - Repeat Gold Week (Cohort B students in school on 3/24)
  • Friday, March 26 - PD Day (no school students)


Senior True Becker Competes on American Ninja Warrior

Senior True Becker was one of a select group of teens chosen to compete on Season 13 of NBC's American Ninja Warrior. True has been competing in Ninja Warrior for five years and is a former Young Adult World Champion for the National Ninja League. He is leading the league in points this season competing in the adult elite division and became a sponsored athlete in January. True will be heading to Tacoma, Washington in early April for the first round of filming and competition for American Ninja Warrior. Good luck!




Athletics Update

I am beyond thrilled that another successful season of athletics recently ended, and a new one has begun.  Thank you to AD, Aaron Joncas,  all the coaches, student-athletes, and to the parent community for making it possible. Not an exhaustive list, but below are some highlights from last sports season.  

  • Boys Basketball: Won 3 straight vs. Weston and Waltham to finish the season. Team advanced to the DCL finals, losing to Newton South 66-52. Sr. Tyler Jameau became just the 4th player in program history to score over 1000 points, achieving the milestone in the championship game. Photo attached. 
  • Girls Basketball: Finished the season 12-3 overall and won the DCL Large Championship with a victory on the road at Acton-Boxboro. A photo of team captains L-R attached (Nicole Celi, Emma McCollum, Haley Newcomb, Kori Barach and Anna Brooks)
  • Boys Hockey: Finished 4-4-4 and lost in the DCL Final to Waltham, 5-3. Jr. Dane Carter notched his 100th point this season. 
  • Girls Hockey: Finished 4-4-2 and beat Walham 4-3 in sudden death OT to win the DCL Title. OT goal was scored by 9th grade Mairead Campbell on a blistering slapshot. 
  • Boys Alpine Ski was paced by All-League skiers Paul Connolly and Will Scheffel. They finished the season 3-3-1 overall. Will finished 5th overall in the Men's Slalom All-League race. 
  • Girls Alpine Ski was led by All-League performers Sarah Creamer and Siena Triola. They finished 2-5 overall. Sarah finished 1st overall in the Women's Slalom All-League race. Photo attached L-R (Emma Nerrow, Siena Triola, Julia Fortier, Sarah Creamer, Isabella Neal)
  • Boys Nordic, Girls Nordic Ski: Both teams continued their recent stretch of dominance, capturing the Mass Bay West League Titles in convincing fashion. 
  • Girls Swim and Dive: Finished 2-3 in the very competitive DCL, swimming all their meets virtually against other schools. 9th grader Alana Leen was impressive in her debut season, setting several school records. 
  • Boys Swim and Dive finished 1-5 overall and was paced by All-American diver Charlie Reichle.  
  • Fencing was not able to participate in its traditional number of meets due to covid, but the team was led by James Reilly, Nicola Hunt, and Isabel Dinardo. 







National Merit Scholarship Program

Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 PSAT. 34,000 are commended students and 15,000 are National Merit Finalists. An impressive accomplishment from our impressive students.    


















Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A Message From the Principal

Late last evening, a CCHS teacher made us aware of a racially insensitive incident that occurred during a class yesterday. A student placed an inappropriate racial image on a presentation accessible and visible to all students in that class.  

Our school communities at Concord Carlisle High School and Concord Public Schools remain steadfast in our zero-tolerance policy for acts of hatred, racism, discrimination, and bigotry.  We condemn all expressions of hate regardless of intent or the medium utilized. 

We must remain a school community committed to celebrating diversity and ensuring a school culture that is inclusive and respectful for all students and staff. We must be a place where students and staff are free to learn in a safe and welcoming environment. 

To that end, we have prioritized efforts to create a collaborative and inclusive culture by undertaking appropriate strategic initiatives that includes, among other things, developing a shared understanding of what diversity means in our schools and creating culturally responsive curriculums. Today is a reminder that there is more work to do.



Friday, February 5, 2021

Black History Month, Student-Athlete Webinar, Gabriela Braceras, Emma Kerimo, Iris Bergman & More

It is early February, and a homework-free vacation is but six school days away. February brings us a slice of Americana, known as the Super Bowl. The game features a familiar face at quarterback playing on an unfamiliar team. Feelings across New England regarding Tom Brady's departure from the Patriots are met with mixed emotions. Some fans view his departure as a betrayal, while others feel the Patriots let him go. 

Whether you are indifferent to the game and its outcome, or if you find yourself firmly entrenched in one of the New England fan camps outlined above, it is hard not to marvel at his success, passion, commitment, work ethic, and determination. 

Two decades ago Tom Brady was the 199th pick in the NFL draft. That is worth mentioning because the vast majority of players selected that late in the draft do not last three years, let alone have 20 years of dominance. He is playing in his 10th Super Bowl, which is more than all other franchises save the Patriots, and if he wins the game, he will have more Super Bowl rings than any other team, not person, team in the NFL. His humility is laudable and the hallmark of his remarkable career is a great lesson for students.  Hard work, dedication, and commitment are the main ingredients of success. 

He will square off against the Kansas City Chiefs, a team that features Patrick Mahomes who is much younger and arguably the most talented QB in the NFL at the moment. It is worth noting that Patrick Mahomes was in kindergarten when Tom Brady played in his first Super Bowl. I look forward to watching the game with my two girls. I will enjoy watching Patrick Mahomes, but I am definitely rooting for Tom Brady.  

More importantly, February features the annual observance of Black History Month. Celebrating Black History month requires we reflect as a country and recognize the lasting impact of slavery, systemic racism, and oppression. 

Black History Month is more than reckoning with the worst elements of our nation's past. It is a time to celebrate the achievements and significant contributions of black scientists, educators, politicians, musicians, writers, entrepreneurs, athletes, and all the other areas that have influenced our country and humanity. The reality is too many of these contributions were not celebrated, recognized, or even acknowledged for years or decades. 

I am proud of members of our student body who continue to work hard at creating a school where everyone feels part of our community. Members of the Activism Club, Intersections Club, and Black Student Union are working on a project to celebrate Black History Month through a multi-media visual display to "showcase black artists and notable figures." I look forward to sharing pictures soon. 

Another student-led project is assembling nearly 60 flags representing the demographics of the student body. The project aims to ensure that everyone feels represented and respected in our school community. Although the project is not done, I want to thank everyone who contributed to this project we are all proud of.  















Black History Month Film Festival
At this pivotal moment in our nation's history, The Boston Globe honors films and filmmakers documenting the Black experience and the continued plight of systemic racism in the United States. 

Please follow the link below to join us throughout the month of February we stream and discuss newly-released films alongside time-honored classics. 




Congratulations Gabriela Braceres, Emma Kerimo, and Iris Bergman

Concord Carlisle student-athletes competing at the next level!



Gabriela will play field hockey at Dartmouth. She was a 2020 Boston Herald All-Scholastic, a DCL All-Star in 2019 and 2020, and the team's leading scorer this fall. Gabriela is a multi-sport athlete who is also captain and leading scorer of the CC Girls Ice Hockey team.




Emma will run at Dartmouth next year. She runs Cross-Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track for CC and is a 3-season captain. She was 2nd in the state and a XC Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic in 2019. A 4-year DCL All-Star in XC and DCL All-Star in both Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field. She was a member of the state championship teams for XC in 2017 and 2019 and Indoor Track in 2019.





Iris will be attending Yale University and running for the Bulldogs. She runs Cross-Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track for CC and is a 3-season captain. She is a multi-event school record holder in track and field. A 4x DCL All-Star in XC and multi-year DCL All-Star in both Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field. She was a member of the state championship teams in XC in 2017 and 2019 and Indoor Track in 2019.




CC  Students Named in All-Decade Massachusetts Swimming and Diving Teams

The Boston Herald posted an  All-Decade Massachusetts Girls Swim Team

Four Concord Carlisle alum made the list (more than any other team):
Sloane Brazina ‘11
Meghan O’Brien ‘15
Katherine O’Shea ‘16
Libby Poulin ‘19




Two Concord Carlisle alum and one current student made the list:
Drew Andre ‘12,
Sean O’Brien ‘12
Charlie Reichle, ‘21, Current Captain



Student-Athletes Post-Secondary Planning Webinar
Wednesday, February 10th, 12:30 pm

On February 10th at 12:30pm, Caryn Boffoli Haskins (former CCHS counselor and college coach) and Alison Nowicki will offer a webinar giving an overview of the college admissions process for student-athletes.  Learn about how athletics plays a role in the admissions process, timelines, particular NCAA rules, how to communicate with college coaches, get exposure, etc..  In addition, you will get a sense of what life is like as a student-athlete at Div. I, II, and III institutions.  

When: Feb 10, 2021 12:30 PM 
Topic: Student-Athletes; Post-Secondary Planning 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://concordps.zoom.us/j/94504204251?pwd=L0NNd01pU3BIT3lpUjRoZWRXTzRnQT09

NAMI Affiliate's Upcoming College Panel Webinar

Monday, March 8, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The webinar’s panel of college administrators, and a recent college graduate who experienced mental health challenges in college, encourage transition-age families to start conversations about mental health before students leave home. It is prudent to understand privacy laws, what can be communicated by college administrations, and that colleges differ in supports.  Students, parents/guardians welcome. Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Central Middlesex. Co-sponsored by the Acton-Boxborough United Way and the Mystic Valley Behavioral Health Coalition. 

Attendees must register in advance for this webinar at namicentralmiddlesex.org.  Attendance will be limited and registrations via the NAMI Central Middlesex website will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions may be submitted in advance to nami.cmsx@gmail.com.




Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

I’m so excited to share a quick update that Girls Who Code’s FREE Summer Immersion Program (SIP) will be virtual again in 2021! We want to invite you to learn more about the program and invite your 9th-11th grade girls and non-binary students to apply.


Here at Girls Who Code, we care deeply about serving students who are underrepresented in the technology field and equipping them with technical skills and an enriching experience in STEM. We are especially committed to serving marginalized communities that lack access to technology and coding programs.


What is SIP?


SIP is an experience of a lifetime hosted by our corporate partners like AT&T, Goldman Sachs, Disney, and more. 

  • SIP is a 2-week virtual program with staggered rounds throughout the summer.
  • Participation is 100% free. We also provide need-based tech access support and need-based stipends of up to $300 for those who qualify. 
  • Applications are now open! Our early acceptance deadline is coming up soon in mid-February.

Eligibility:


Students must:

  • Identify as female, non-binary, or gender non-conforming
  • Be a rising sophomore, junior or senior (current 9th-11th grader)
  • Be able to commit to the entire 2-week program
  • Students can participate whether they are complete beginners or already have some computer science experience

How can you receive additional resources for your students?


Sign up here for an informational call with me, Nakisa Glover, to learn more about the program and ask any questions you may have.


If none of the options work for you, please let me know and I’d be happy to coordinate a different time that does. 


How can you get started? 

Share this blurb with your students:


Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you'll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential companies, like Twitter, AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart, and more.

Current 9th -11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. SIP is 100% free and need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify. Low tech? No tech? No problem! Girls Who Code is there to support you!

Applications open in mid-January! Fill out the application today at girlswhocode.com/sipapply or learn more in a webinar.


Nakisa Glover

Summer Immersion Program Recruiter

nakisa.glover@girlswhocode.com

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Important Upcoming Dates

In a typical school year, the schedule is modified to make-way for January exams. Enduring enough change this academic year, we decided to forego a drastic schedule change at the end of semester 1. 

We left the decision to administer end-of-semester exams up to individual departments with the understanding that any assessment would need work within the confines of a traditional schedule.  

Further, after determining what departments would offer an end of semester exam we developed a testing schedule to avoid too many assessments for students on any given day.  Last week featured science assessments and this week includes math assessments.  For specific information relative to academic assessments, please contact your child's teacher. 

For more important dates approaching, please review the dates below, and/or preview the video included.  

  • January 19-22: Math Dept Final Assessments

  • January 22: Last day of Semester 1

  • January 25: PD Day (no students)

  • January 26: First Day Semester 2

  • January 28: Senior Grades Due

  • February 1: All Grades Due

  • February 3: Grades Post to Aspen



Upcoming Dates: Video Link

Monday, January 18, 2021

School Day SATs & Paying Tribute to the great, Dr. Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King 

There are 365 days in a calendar year, with 10 of those recognized as federal holidays. One of those 10 is set aside to celebrate the great Dr. Martin Luther King. 

When you consider the number of colossal figures who contributed to our Republic's progress since the ratification of the U.S. Constitution some 234 years ago, it is quite an achievement to have a holiday in your name. One that mandates we all pause for the day. The stock market is closed, banks are closed, federal buildings are closed, and schools are closed for the observance.

Monday, there is no school, but it is more than a day off, and it is much more than a long weekend.  Today is a day we stop to honor the great Martin Luther King. How does one attempt to honor, with words no less, one of the most significant figures of the 20th century? How does one try to honor one of the great orators in the history of humanity? 

Very few are up to that challenge, and I am certainly not one of them. Dr. King was a Baptist minister, the winner of the Noble Peace Prize, social activist, and the courageous leader of the American Civil Rights Movement. More than anything, this man represented hope. He was a beacon of hope in the face of incomprehensible racism. His prose was beautiful, his words powerful, his delivery memorable, and his message never wavered, a better future lay ahead!  

The seeds of despair are planted every night on the evening news: insurrection, extremism, terrorism, racism, needless death, destruction, and nasty political rhetoric. Knowing the trials and tribulations Dr. King faced, if he had a message of hope, how can we not? 

The students I have encountered during my time at CCHS gives me hope for our future. So let's all be hopeful for a better future, for a better 2021, and let's do our part in building the future we hope for. It starts today because today is the only thing you can control. 

Dr. King helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Today marks 58 years since he gave that speech. If time permits, take some time to listen to his speech. Don't just read the words; listen to it. It is a message of hope, and it comes with goosebumps.  

Dr. Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream"



34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration








 SAT School Day - March 3: Register Now


CCHS is pleased to announce that we will be offering the SAT School Day on Wednesday, March 3.

To sign up for the test, please have your parents/guardians go to MySchoolBucks.com and sign up for the test.  Two test options are available:

1. SAT without the essay ($62)
2. SAT with the essay ($78)

The deadline to sign up is on MSB is Thursday, January 14 at 11:59PM.  If you are registering for a test with College Board approved accommodations, please have the SSD number ready when you sign up.

A few additional details:
  • Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Standard-time testing will run from 8 am to about 1 pm, for students that are not writing an essay. Testing will end around 2 pm for students that are writing an essay.  For those students with extended time, the test will be completed over two days.
  • You may still elect to take the SAT at another local test center on a date that is more convenient for you. This school day administration of the SAT is not a mandatory option. Please contact the College Board directly if you chose to cancel a test you were previously registered for, at 1-866-756-7346








Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Events of Today

I am writing in response to the events today, and I encourage you to read the important words written and sent by Dr. Hunter this evening.  In previous blog posts, I have written that one of this great country's hallmarks is that we hold an election for the President of this country every four years. Power is not seized by revolution or by a military coup, but rather a democratic process that allows all citizens of voting age in this country to exercise their right to vote. That remains true. 

We all have a voice, and although it is true that individually we can't control who wins the election, each of us can vote. What we can control is how we respond to the outcome. Our Republic has withstood much since the Constitutional Convention in 1787, and it remains the oldest written constitution still governing a country today.  

What we witnessed today is heartbreaking, sickening, disgraceful, and embarrassing. It is an intolerable attack on Democracy.  

Without the ability to adequately articulate the gambit of emotions, I invoke the words of one of the great presidents of this country, two quotes spanning two speeches from Abraham Lincoln. 

"A house divided against itself cannot stand"....." that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." I close with the critical words of another great leader, Sir Winston Churchill.  "If we are together nothing is impossible."

Regardless of political affiliation, we should begin the process of healing a fractured country, and stand firm against violence, against extremism, and stand in solidarity for the rule of law and Democracy.  

We are a school filled with caring adults ready and willing to help students who are feeling anxiety or in need of support  after witnessing the events of today.  Students are encouraged to reach out to a guidance counselor or any trusted adult if they are in need of support.  


Warmly,



Michael J. Mastrullo  




Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Winter Break Is Near, A Message for Seniors, & Dallas Jackson

All but a half school-day stand before us and winter break, which represent the last few hours of the 2020 school year.  Remember school and life before 11 March 2020? Difficult to believe that this painful ordeal began only 10-months ago?

During a recent drive to school, a song came on the radio and one of my daughters asked to change the station because it reminded her of March, and the feelings elicited were intense enough to warrant a change of song. 

For my daughter, the song was a reminder of the pandemic's beginning, a reminder about as gentile as winter in Fairbanks, Alaska. What a stark juxtaposition between our daily life and the look and feel of school before the onset of COVID-19 and now.

Thankfully, there is light emerging from afar. The arrival of a vaccine is the best holiday gift I can imagine. Operation Warp Speed is a public-private partnership initiated by the U.S. government to facilitate and accelerate the development of COVID-19 vaccines. 

The announcement of this project promised deliverables by January 2021. Considering the quickest vaccine to market was for the mumps, which required four years, it was natural for people to be skeptical, and count me among the skeptics. The welcome news of a vaccine is a win for science. Further proof that humanity is particularly adept at solving difficult problems threatening our species.

The CCHS COVID Task Force met for the first time in May.  A fantastic group who worked diligently to help create the conditions for a safe return to in-person learning. Further, this group remained committed to salvaging extracurriculars in some form of fashion. As we near break, I want to thank them again for their efforts and the Superintendent and the entire team members of CPS and CCHS. A team effort made it possible, and never has the adage "it takes a village...." proven to be more appropriate at characterizing the team effort of the community, students, staff, etc. to make this work. 

During the summer months of planning, it is doubtful you could convince even the most ardent optimists to commit to a wager of in-person learning in December 2020, but we remain open and it is a testament to all involved.  

In closing, I tend to speak incessantly about a book I am reading or a podcast I am enjoying, so at the expense of an eye roll of those closest to me, I offer a few suggestions. This is but one of my annoying qualities, and much to the chagrin of those closest to me, I possess annoying qualities in lavish measure. 

Malcolm Gladwell's Obscure Virus Club highlights humanity's temptation to point to a singular event or individual to celebrate monumental achievements, but it is often the small contributions of many individuals compounding over time.  

People I (Mostly) Admire is the newest podcast from the Freakonomics Radio Network. Moncef Slaoui: “It’s Unfortunate That It Takes a Crisis for This to Happen” 

"Born in Morocco and raised mostly by a single mother, Moncef Slaoui is now one of the world’s most influential scientists. As the head of Operation Warp Speed — the U.S. government’s Covid-19 vaccine program — Slaoui has overseen the development and distribution of a new vaccine at a pace once deemed impossible."

For anyone interested, I am reading Ben Macintyre's Agent Sonya. (cue the eye roll) I have read all his books, and they are fantastic. One point of clarification, by read I mean consume a few pages before falling asleep.

I wish everyone a happy, healthy, and safe winter break.  It is a homework free break for all students and staff, so please take the time to rest, relax, reflect, and be grateful.  Please read on for an important announcement for seniors, and some work from an amazing, multi-talented student, Dallas Jackson.  The assignment was for one of Mr. Chris Gauthier's classes. His abilities and past achievements are exceptional, and I know he is quite proud of Dallas. 


With Gratitude,


Michael J. Mastrullo, Principal


A Message From the Chair of Guidance, Dr. Alison Nowicki

Dear Seniors!

Can you believe that we are almost to January??  I'm sure everyone is looking forward to some rest and relaxation over the vacation week!  That being said, there are some upcoming college deadlines that will happen over break.  Please make sure to check your SCOIR Applying list to make sure that it is accurate and that each college you want to apply to has been acknowledged.  If the college is not listed there, or if it is not acknowledged, your materials will not be sent.

Remember - there are two steps you need to take: 1) Add a college to the Applying list, and 2) complete a transcript request form for each college.  Once both of those steps have been taken, you will be all set.

Please make sure to look everything over tonight!  We will not be sending materials after the end of the day tomorrow for those early January deadlines.  Thanks so much for your help!  You are almost there!!






Dallas Jackson

This assignment is designed to get to start thinking about your McDonalization project. 

In your proposal please do the following:

1. Describe what you are going to focus on and how you are going to apply Ritzer's theory (in other words, what points are you planning to make about your chosen subject?) 

2. Describe how you are going to create your project (see the project description below for ideas)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Introduction: 

In the tradition of great sociologists, George Ritzer’s notion of “McDonaldization” calls into question the assumption that efficiency and uniformity for profit is progress.  Ritzer sees a McDonaldized world as a place where relations between people break apart and creativity is destroyed.  This may be gloomy, but we should credit Ritzer for neatly summarizing the down side of something many of us take for granted and questioning something that many of us believe we have to accept.


Instructions: 

Ritzer's article was written in 1993 and a lot has changed since then--your job is to update it.  In the spirit of Ritzer, this assignment attempts to give you the creativity to express that you have learned and can update his theory in whatever way makes sense to you.  In other words, human creativity and expression is encouraged.  You can either write the paper described below or you can show that you have learned the material in another way (music, art, dance, graphic design etc.).  

Requirements: 

If you write the paper, please make it at least three pages.  If you opt for a different expression please make sure to include a written description of what you have done.  

Prompt:

Please address one of the following (or one of your own):

1. How the Internet is leading to the McDonaldization of art: consider music, visual art, writing, film etc.

2. How the cell phone has McDonaldized our lives.

3. How Facebook, Instagram or other social media has McDonaldized our lives.

4. The McDonaldization of Concord Carlisle High School (in other words are there things that we do for the sake of efficiency that get in the way of your learning or dehumanize students and teachers?). 












CCHS Chorus Music Video Premiere - "You Raise Me Up"


CCHS Chorus  Music Video Premiere - You Raise Me Up


This video is the product of months of work by a dedicated production team and the students in Chorus.  The students were not singing when this was videotaped, they were lip-synching.  The audio was done separately.  Owen Curtin, of Colonial Sound, synched over 60 individual tracks (each student made their own at home) and blended them into magic.  It was directed by the parent of 2 Chorus kids (and 1 Chorus alum), Joseph Maar, who just happens to be an Emmy winning director.  Isabelle Germino of Minuteman Media Network was our cinematographer and senior editor.  We are so proud of this video and we hope you enjoy it!

 

-Deb Smith, Director of Choirs



CCHS Chorus

Music Video Premiere

You Raise Me Up

Broadcasting on 

Minuteman Media Network all through Holiday Break!

Tune in December 22-January 5

at 12pm, 3pm and 6pm!

Watch on Concord and Carlisle Comcast channels 8 and 99 

or online at https://www.minuteman.media/2407/Public 

 

View on YouTube starting December 22:

Minuteman Media Network