Volleyball Poised for Postseason

As the regular season came to an end, the Coginchaug girls varsity volleyball team honored their dedicated seniors on Oct. 22. The volleyball team is 10-10 which is a pretty solid record in the Shoreline...

Upcoming Book Releases

Although it may not seem like it with this gray fall weather, winter is coming soon, and the holidays aren’t far behind. It’s hard to find the perfect gift for everyone you know, but a book can usually...

Ebola: An Overview

First it was the Swine Flu (H1N1), and Mono (the kissing disease) has been around forever, but now a new disease has contaminated headlines all over the world. Ebola, originating in West Africa, has been...

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...

The Many Cows of the Fair

Tequila Twilight of Deerfield Farm in Durham, and I took a #cowselfie. Bourbon of Deerfield Farm took home 1st in the 4-year old category. “We got Supreme Champion with Bourbon as well, which means...

Fall Sports Update

Girls Cross- Country This season, the girls cross-country team has their standards set high with much desire to win the Shoreline Tournament and place at least fifth in States. They have a good mix of...

NFL Image

The NFL is a multi-billion dollar industry and, according to ESPN, “the most popular sport in the US.” With so many people watching the sport and paying attention year-round, every player and coach is...

Fair Grows

Even though the Durham Fair generally remains the same each year with all of its traditional events and booths, you may be surprised by the difference in each age group’s views and interests regarding the...

Females and Football?

Across the nation, football is categorized as a man’s sport. With gruesome tackles, exhausting runs, and plenty of physical contact, many believe that the fragility of a woman’s body wasn’t built for...

Big Blue Skies Ahead

As soon as the clock read 1:00 pm September 13, crowds of fans, parents, students, and band members were lined up on the bleachers at the stadium of Coginchaug to welcome back the “boys in blue” who were...

Mass Hysteria as it Relates to Women

During late-November 2012 in Sri Lanka, several instances of mass hysteria occurred at fifteen different schools, affecting 1,900 students and five teachers. These people were treated for a variety of...

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,...

Feminism

Most girls today are at least a little bit feminist. They hold the belief that a woman can make choices regarding career paths, marriage, and children without the societal expectation that she undisputedly...

Swallows of Kabul: A Review

Life in Kabul is harsh under the strict, oppressive rules of the Taliban. The land is scorched to death, the people of the city seem to be walking on delicate eggshells, and hope for a better tomorrow has...

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...

‘Let’s Get Lost’ in a Good Book

In the novel, Let's Get Lost by Ali Alsaid, four teens across the country are facing four very different problems. There's Hudson, a small town mechanic who’s attempting to break out of his routine life,...

#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...

An Experienced Female Politician

Breaking into the spotlight in June 2013, Wendy Davis voiced her opinion on abortion in front of a congressional body. This Democratic Woman stood out that night as a pro-choice candidate from Texas, a state...