CBC’s Own Poetry Outloud

April 2, 2014  
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Jack Stark, Turret staff writer Expressing personalities is very important at CBC and many people express themselves through different mediums such as art, music, and now finally poetry. Mr. Charles Beach, a religion teacher at CBC, is the advisor for the CBC poetry club. This is a club where students... Read more »

CBC Summer School

March 28, 2014  
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Tyler Pearl, Turret staff writer During summer break if students don’t have anything going on or want to better manage their school schedule for next year, they can attend summer school. Summer school courses are for all students including incoming freshmen, but students must sign up ahead of time.... Read more »

The Barbershop Cadets

March 26, 2014  
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Alex Wittke, Turret staff writer Brothers in Harmony is CBC’s elite a cappella group. It consists of 13 members from each grade level. The group started when Mr. Strathman, CBC’s choral music teacher, first started teaching here. “I came from a background in barbershop music and loved the sound... Read more »

Lupe Fiasco’s New Album Set to Release in 2015

March 14, 2014  
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Kirkland French, Turret staff writer Lupe Fiasco is planning to release a new album in 2015. He has already released two songs off the new album “Old School Love” featuring Ed Sheeran and “Horns and Thorns” featuring Schoolboy Q. These singles come off the heels of his recent album release, Food... Read more »

The Grace of Lifting

March 5, 2014 • Justin Lewis, Turret staff writer  
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For many students at CBC High School, completing service hours are extremely difficult.  Either students don’t find the volunteer opportunities interesting or they don’t see the value in it.  Well there is some much-needed work that does accept volunteers and can count toward service hours: powerlifting. Powerlifting... Read more »

The New and Improved CBC Baseball Stadium

March 5, 2014 • Jack Hummel, Turret staff writer  
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As the spring season fast approaches, it’s always the talk around school; CBC baseball.  But this season, there’s unusual excitement.  The CBC Cadets, coming off a proving yet heartbreaking 2nd place finish last season, will have a certain edge this season. When Coach Mason Horne first came to... Read more »

Modeling the United Nations

February 28, 2014 • Jack Stark, Turret staff writer  
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The United Nations plays a huge part in important decisions that shape the future of the world. Model UN is a club at CBC that helps students understand how the UN operates on a smaller scale. Model UN is an activity that has grown quite popular over the last few years. Sean Coogan, a sophomore and a... Read more »

Kairos at CBC: Shaping Men of Tomorrow

February 26, 2014 • Alex Wittke, Turret staff writer  
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For the past three years, Kairos has helped shape many students into better men of tomorrow. Kairos is a three-day retreat for CBC juniors and seniors in which student leaders help mentor their fellow brothers about discovering their own identity. The leaders, senior students who have already attended... Read more »

The Colonel’s Journey

February 26, 2014 • Malcolm Schulz, Turret staff writer  
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Colonel Al Shiffert, a veteran of the Vietnam War and serviceman for over three decades, will be retiring after the 2014-2015 school year. The Colonel has been a part of the CBC brotherhood for 24 years and has influenced many students at CBC. Shiffert came to CBC in 1990 to head CBC’s Junior... Read more »

Sophomore Retreat has Lasting Positive Impact

February 25, 2014 • Tyler Pearl, Turret staff writer  
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Last weekend I went on the sophomore retreat with about 70 other CBC students. The retreat’s focus was to allow sophomores to take a break from learning and to be enlightened about their religion. The one-day retreat was held at the Lasallian Center, a community center owned by the Lasallian Brothers. The... Read more »

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