How To: Beach Picnic

With help from the notorious Facebook food videos, I made a successful sunset beach picnic. Here’s how you can make one too: Pick your food. I wanted to make something unique, so I went onto Facebook...

CT Teacher Salaries Compared

Many citizens of Durham and Middlefield think that our teachers are overpaid, but I think that it is very important to do research on this topic before forming an opinion. I looked at CT school systems broken...

Press Release: CIAC Scholar Athletes

  Congratulations to Shaun Whitaker and Kyle Adams for being recognized as Coginchaug Regional High School’s 2016 CIAC Scholar-Athlete Award winners!   The Scholar-Athlete Program annually recognizes...

Press Release: Bicycle Center

Starting this week, the Coginchaug Bicycle Center will be open in the Tech-Ed wing to teach the fundamentals of bicycle maintenance and repair.   The Coginchaug Bicycle Center will begin operations next...

Girls Track Trecks Way to States

As the end of quarter three approaches, girls indoor track is still going strong. They have attended the Conference Development Meet, Shoreline Coaches Invite, “Pete’s Meet”, the Haddam-Killingworth...

Student Activism Nationwide

 Student Activism has been on the uprise at colleges across the country this fall, many of them relating to racism. These situations have led to protests and hunger strikes some and have ended in...

Morgan Cunningham

Senior Morgan Cunningham is from Middlefield, and is in her second year with the Devil’s Advocate. She likes writing a variety of different topics, and enjoys using the InDesign program for the paper. Morgan...
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Samantha Vigue

Senior Samantha Vigue is in her first year with the Devil’s Advocate. She enjoys writing about fashion and sports. Sam is a part of ECO, Cross Country, as well as Indoor and Outdoor Track. Her independent...

Stephanie Tang

Senior Stephanie Tang is in her first year with the Devil’s Advocate.  She is part of the French Honor Society, EDGE, and Diversity. After high school Stephanie would like to attend UCONN and train to...

Jacquelyn Stevens

Senior Jacquelyn Stevens is from Middlefield and is in her first year of journalism. She participates in cheerleading, and her favorite topics to cover are sports, fashion, and comedy. Her hobbies include...

Zac Schleicher

Senior Zac Schleicher is in his first year with the Devil’s Advocate. He participates in outdoor and indoor track throughout the year and he enjoys comedy, art, and sports. In his free time he likes to draw,...
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Spencer McCoy

Senior Spencer McCoy is in his first year of the Devil’s Advocate. He is interested in writing about a variety of different topics. In his free time he enjoys dirt biking, snowboarding, and hanging out with...

Taylor Marino

Senior Taylor Marino from Middlefield is in her first year with The Devil’s Advocate. Taylor plays many school sports such as track, soccer and softball, and is a part of the Athletic leadership council....

Larissa Cade

Larissa is a senior from Middlefield. This being her first year with the Devil’s Advocate, she is looking forward to writing about sports and upcoming events. She is in National Honor Society, French Honor...

Katelynn Branciforte

Senior Katelynn Branciforte is in her her first year with the Devil’s Advocate. She participates in several school activities including cheerleading and Spanish Honor Society.   Contact Katelynn...

Brennan Bates

Brennan Bates is a senior and is in his first year with the Devils Advocate. He wanted to get involved with journalism because he thought it would be fun and interesting. In his spare time, Brennan likes to...

Saige Avery

Senior Saige Avery from Middlefield is in her first year with the Devil’s Advocate. Saige enjoys Journalism because she would like to major in Communications with film. Saige has also been involved with...

Ava Altschuler

Senior Ava Altschuler from Durham is in her third year with Devil’s Advocate. She participates in cheerleading, outdoor track, and French Honor Society. Ava wants to go into marketing in the future....

5 Organization/Study Tips

5 Organization/Study Tips (Things I Wish I Knew as a Freshman) 1. Make sure to always write down your homework! I know the feeling; your teacher is rushing at the end of class, and you just want to pack up...

Health Classes Address Gender Roles

A big issue in society today is the way media affects our idea of gender roles. There has been a big focus on this topic in CRHS junior health classes this year. Classes discussed gender stereotypes and...

CRHS Junior Places #1 in the Country

Junior Morgan Cunningham attended Varsity’s The Summit cheerleading competition in Orlando, Florida on May 2nd and 3rd. Ten percent of the all star cheerleading teams in the country ever get a bid to go, and...

CRHS Senior Places 13th in the World

Senior Olivia Tubis competed with Spirit All Stars Lady Kryptonite at The Cheerleading Worlds on April 26 in Orlando, Florida. Originally, the girls received an At-Large Bid to Worlds at the Athletic...

CRHS Cheer at QU

On Saturday, Feb. 21, Coginchaug's cheerleaders competed at Quinnipiac University's Cheer Challenge in the small varsity division (15 or fewer members) against 15 squads. The girls hit most of...

Comfort Foods: Mac and Cheese

  What you’ll need: 1 box of elbow macaroni (whole grain is healthiest) 4 slices of provolone cheese 4 slices of American cheese 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese ½ cup of powdered...

Comfort Foods: Hot Chocolate

Yields five 8-oz servings. What you’ll need: ½ cup sugar (Stevia can be a healthier alternative to this. It is natural and has no carbs or calories and does not raise blood sugar.) ¼ cup...

All Star Cheerleading Season Kick-off

CRHS's junior Morgan Cunningham and senior Olivia Tubis will be performing on Fri., Dec. 5 at Derby High School with their competitive cheerleading teams from Spirit All Stars out of Hamden. This cheerleading...

EDGE’s National Success

In Nov. 2014, Durham Middlefield Local Wellness Coalition and CRHS’s club Excellent Decisions Guiding Everyday were highlighted in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Newsletter. Stephanie Moran, DMLWC...

Video Production Update

Coginchaug’s Video Production Club has recently posted the first 2014 Devil Nation News broadcast in early October. On October 23, the club filmed the French and Spanish Honor Society inductions and are...

Mr. Falcone Interview

Coginchaug High School has had several rule changes as well as event changes for the 2014-15 school year. This has raised numerous questions and concerns from the student body. On September 16th, 2014,...