Recorded on Juneteenth (June 19) 2020, this is a powerful program featuring music that spotlights oppression in the United States and how people have resisted that oppression, looking forward to a more promising future. Hosted by Concord Carlisle High School English teacher Shel Hull, and co-produced by WIQH's Cam Bartlett, the show includes short literary passages, that support the message of the music.
On November 5, 2001, Georgia Congressman, and civil rights icon, John R. Lewis visited Concord Carlisle High School where he spoke to the entire student body and staff in a special assembly organized by Mr. Joe Zellner, who was, at the time, a CCHS Social Studies teacher. In a packed gymnasium, just two months after the September 11 attack on the United States, Lewis spoke of his lifelong crusade for civil rights, justice and peace.
A conversation with the Concord Carlisle High School Intersections Club on the importance of diversity at CCHS, racism in our community, and issues of systemic racism and racial injustice in the world
Concord Carlisle High School Intersections Club's show features discussion with two CCHS English teachers about books the school uses in its curriculum. How does the school choose what literature to include in English classes? How diverse are the books? How biased are they? What options are there for modifying the reading list?
On this edition, the Intersections hosts talk with Concord Carlisle High School Social Studies teachers about updating the school's Social Studies curriculum to broaden its representation of racial, gender and sexual identity. They also discuss ways to increase diversity in the CCHS staff.
A rebroadcast of 2020's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration co-sponsored by the Concord-Carlisle Human Rights Council and the Concord Carlisle METCO Department. The program (click here to view the full written program) includes a cappella musical performances by Massachusetts' "The Works" and Concord Carlisle High School's "Take Notes". The featured presentation is by Ron Jones from Dialogues of Diversity, one of the country's premier social justice and diversity theatre companies.
The Concord Carlisle High School Intersections Club returns with the second in a series of shows. This episode looks at cultural appropriation, colorism, cancel culture. The discussion is more global...not quite as focused on CCHS, Concord/Carlisle and Massachusetts as Episode 1 was.
Intersections talks with CCHS teachers Ms.Guiney, Ms.McCaffrey-Clark and and Madame Smith, about different ways to be active in our community, personal encounters with privilege, and ensuring activism is inclusive.
Over the past few years, the term "codeswitching" has risen in popularity. As members of CCHS's Intersections Club define it in their latest episode of "Cue The Culture", codeswitching is the practice of people of color changing their vernacular as they move between different communities. Episode 6 looks at how codeswitching impacts individuals' identities and how it impacts students of color psychologically.
You may have seen the pink and teal lawn signs around town. You may have heard of "Kicks For Cancer". But do you know what it is? How it started? What it supports? This show is two interviews back to back. In the first, Concord Carlisle Soccer Coaches Ray Pavlik and Steve Wells talk about how 'Kicks' came to be. The second part features CCHS teacher--and cancer survivor--Nora Murphy, with one of her former students, Natalie Waldron, CCHS '16. Learn how Nora's cancer diagnosis affects her, and how it's inspired Natalie to pursue a career in cancer research.
Two Concord Carlisle High School 'French 2' classes introduce us to popular music performed by African artists who are native French speakers. The show is in both French and English and the music is great!
Waaaay back in the day, families used to gather around the radio at night to listen to their favorite comedy shows, dramas, and musical variety shows. Now we can do the same thing!
"Sorry, Wrong Number" was originally performed on the radio in 1943 as an episode of the CBS Radio Drama Series. The Concord Carlisle High School 2nd Semester Theatre class revives what many critics considered one of the greatest suspense stories ever performed.
Tune in and find out how actors can create scenes in your mind, fill you with emotion, and build suspense --with nothing but sound!