CRHS in Color

On Tuesday Oct. 13, students participated in spirit week by representing each of their class colors. Freshmen- orange Sophomores- purple Juniors- green Seniors-...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Liz Norrie

Mrs. Norrie is one of the new teachers in the English department. Even though this is her first year in the school, she has been teaching for seven years. Before she started teaching, she worked for a phone...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Archer

Photo by Emma Ackerman Mrs. Emily Archer is one of many new teachers at Coginchaug. She joins the English department, teaching courses such as UConn English, Readers' Workshop, and English 9. She held...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Forline

Mr. Forline is a new teacher to Coginchaug. Although he has been in the district for a while, this is his first year at Coginchaug teaching art. Mr. Forline began his 36 years of teaching at Old Saybrook High...

Blue Devil Fair

Dena Branciforte represents Devil's Advocate. Students practice putting with the golf team. Katelynn Branciforte and Jackie Stevens represent cheerleading. Two representatives of boys tennis....

“The Little Mermaid” Comes to CRHS

The CRHS Show Choir is preparing to present "The Little Mermaid" on Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Julian B. Thayer Auditorium at Coginchaug. “The Musical has really come...

JCL Competes in State Latin Day

On May 1, Coginchaug students competed in the 34th-Annual Connecticut State Latin Day. There were 52 schools there, all dressed in roman attire. The students from CRHS competed in a variety of events such...

Strategies: Approaching the SAT

As the Scholastic Aptitude Test’s prime time approaches, students have expressed concern over the four and one-half hour exam, jam packed with three different subjects. According to College Board, “Almost...

Pancakes for Dinner

Pancake Dinner Performances by Coginchaug Music Friday, Feb. 20, the Coginchaug Music Department sponsored the first Pancake Supper to fundraise for the upcoming trip to Virginia Beach in April....

New Courses at Coginchaug

Times are changing at Coginchaug! For the 2015-2016 school year, Coginchaug is offering 28 new courses, including all types of new electives such as Landscaping, Financial Algebra, and Fashion Marketing, as...

CRHS Alpine Club Bundles Up, Hits the Slopes

As the heart of ski season approaches, many Coginchaug students bundle up to take on the tundras of the Northeast. Every Tuesday, Coginchaug health teacher Mr. Robert Bajoros takes the CRHS Alpine Club to the...

Bright Lights in the Big City

Ever since freshman year, I have been excited to go on the senior trip to DC. Washington, DC is one place that my family and I have always wanted to visit but have yet to explore. When the trip was introduced...

DC From the Editor’s POV

As a senior, I attended the annual DC trip along with half of my class. We departed for the class trip on Nov. 19 and returned Nov. 22. The first official stop of the trip, not including any rest stops, was...

CRHS Cheerleaders “Bring it on for Nina”

Photo by Poeta Family Fund gofundme.com/NinaStrong On Fri. Nov. 28, 15 of the CRHS Cheerleaders attended a fundraiser dance "Bring it on for Nina" in memory of Nina Poeta, a 17-year-old Seymour High...

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...

Coginchaug Royalty?

New this year to the annual CRHS Homecoming Dance was the introduction of a Homecoming Court. Each grade nominated whomever they wanted and then voted for three girls and three guys. Two seniors were...

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,...

Pack Your Bags!

As the month of Nov. approaches, many Coginchaug seniors gear up for the annual Washington, DC field trip. This trip consists of four days in our nation's capital, stopping in Philadelphia's National...

#AskMattei

What was your most embarrassing high school experience? I don’t remember or know that there was anything particularly embarrassing... I was pretty even-keeled. I had my close group of friends, but I...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Maher

What did you do before you came to CRHS? Before I was at CRHS, I was a young artist living in NYC with a degree in theater. Basically, I worked part time jobs here and there to support an acting...