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Challenger Early College High School The Firebird Screams Student Announcements April 18, 2012 Congratulations to

Challenger Early College High School

The Firebird Screams

Student Announcements

April 18, 2012

Congratulations to Nancy Vang for winning 2 nd place in the North Carolina Career Development State-Wide Art Contest! Congratulations to Dillon Casse for coming in 8 th place out of 229 students in the Student Math League!

Firebirds RISE: Congratulations to the Prom Committee for a wonderful, impressive 2012 Prom! Great job!

Calendar dates to note:

1. April 19: Graduation Project Presentations; PAA Family schedule that day. If students/parents want to watch the presentation, they can do

so with permission from the student. Observers cannot stay during judge deliberation. GOOD LUCK SENIORS!

2. April 20: SGA officer elections and verify student demographic information in PAA Family

3. April 24: CHS Night at the Hickory Crawdads. Activity buses leave for game at 5:15 p.m. The game starts at 6 p.m. Student and family tickets are on sale in the office. Parent pick-up at the stadium – activity bus isn’t bringing students back to school.

4. April 26: CHS Performing Arts Department Concert (Music Concert and Dance Troupes.) St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Viewmont, 7 p.m.

5. April 27: CHS Firebird Theatre BUY-OUT. Students can pay to see the play for $2 and not attend class during the time of the play. Tickets will be on sale in the office.

Math, Reading, and Writing COMPASS testing starts this week. Please see Mr. McPhail if you haven’t signed-up and/or if you think that you need to retest. GOOD LUCK STUDENTS!

YEARBOOK: Pre-order your 2011-2012 Yearbook with Mrs. Hudson in the office. Yearbooks are $50.00. Checks are made to CHS. All students can submit potential Yearbook pictures to Mrs. Robbins at Deanne_Robbins@catawbaschools.net The Yearbook Staff is looking for pictures from the Early Bird Days and other school events.

Congratulations to Mrs. Barolow’s science classes for winning a forensics lesson from UNC Chapel Hill Forensic Scientists!

PAA FAMILY: All PAA Families meet during PAA Family Time on Friday.

SENIORS: Each senior that is graduating (whether you plan to participate in Graduation or not) will need to meet individually with Mrs. Osborne in April. Stop by her office to sign up for an appointment. If you missed your appointment already, sign up for another one ASAP.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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Looking ahead:

1. April 30 May 4: CVCC exams

2. May 5: CVCC Graduation. CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS!!

3. May 6: Graduation Event: Baccalaureate, Startown First Baptist Church, Newton, 2 p.m.

4. May 6: Graduation Event: Senior Picnic, Southside Park, Newton, 4 p.m.

5. May 10: Student Led Conferences (Mandatory for all F2F high school classes.) PAA Family schedule that day.

6. May 11, 14: High School Final Exams (Attend school if you have an exam.)

7. May 15, 16: High School EOCs (Attend school if you have an EOC.)

8. May 17: Senior Sendoff!! Regular school day, Mandatory attendance for Freshman S2, sign-in and sign-out rules apply. Day includes: Academic Awards Assembly, PAA Family End of School Parties, PAA Family activities and competitions.

9. May 18: Graduation Event: Graduation Practice, 1 p.m., Mandatory for all walking graduates

10. May 19: Graduation Event: Commencement Ceremony, 10 a.m. in the Tarlton Complex. CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS!!

Volunteers needed:

FROM YOUR PSO:

Connect with the PSO:

On the web:

CHS PSO Read documents:

Every Monday, CHS needs volunteers from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. to monitor the Firebird Office and Nest. Volunteers are needed to work 10:30 a.m. to monitor the Firebird Office and Nest. Volunteers are needed to work concessions at select Hickory Crawdads games in March and April. Please email bollies@embarqmail.com to sign-up. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up and clean-up of Prom. Please call the Firebird Office to sign-up. 828-485-2980.
Volunteers are needed to judge graduation projects. Please call the Firebird Office to help on April 19 from 3:00 Please call the Firebird Office to sign-up. 828-485-2980. – 7:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed for set 7:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed for set up and clean up at the Senior Picnic on May 6. Please email the Committee Chair, Alan, at alanmalanowski@USConec.com for more information.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

We are participating in the Valley Hills Mall My School's Cool program!! We could be awarded up to $5,000!! Shop on Wednesday and we get TRIPLE points for ALL retail purchases! EAT on TUESDAY OR THURSDAY and we will get TRIPLE points for every food court purchased! We only get points if receipts are turned in to the CHS locker or Nest.

FROM YOUR SGA

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION ELECTIONS:

The available positions are:

ASSOCIATION ELECTIONS: The available positions are: SGA President, SGA Vice-President and SGA Secretary /

SGA President, SGA Vice-President and SGA Secretary / Treasurer

At each grade level:

Class President, Class Vice-President, Class Secretary / Treasurer, and Class Representative

Campaign Week:

April 16 t h – 19 t h : All candidates will be permitted to run approved th 19 th : All candidates will be permitted to run approved campaigns Elections: Friday, April 20 th during PAA and Monday, April 23 rd during Connections everyone will have a chance to vote for your favorite candidate!

ZOO FIELD TRIP (School-wide event): The Sophomore class would like to invite all Challenger students to join them on a field trip to the NC Zoo at Asheboro and a tour of UNC-Greensbor.

Date:

Time:

Saturday, April 28 th 8:00 am 5:00 pm (from CVCC)

Saturday, April 28 t h 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (from CVCC)

Cost: $13.00 Lunch: Pack a lunch or eat at the Zoo See Ms. Plover for more details and your field trip permission slip Permission slips and full payment are due by 4:00 on Friday, April 20 th to Ms. Plover.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Schedule for Student Activities and Support Hour (4:10 4:50 p.m.)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Homework Club

Homework Club

Homework Club

Homework Club

 

(317, 318)

(317, 318)

(317, 318)

(317, 318)

Math Lab (307A)

Math Lab (304)

Math Lab (301)

Math Lab (302)

Family Schedule

Writing Lab (312)

Writing Lab (312)

Writing Lab (320)

Writing Lab (320) Raza Latina (BR)

Senior

Yearbook

International Club (1st, 3rd weeks only; Aud.)

Connections

(307 B)

Hmong Dance

(Auditorium)

SGA/SAC (follow your schedule, 307 CD)

Troupe (307A)

Key Club (320)

Beta/NHS (2nd, 4th wks only, Aud.)

Drama Club

(Auditorium)

Drama Club (BR)

Tolerance Forum (1st, 3rd weeks only; 312)

Knitting Club

Gamers Club (1st, 3rd weeks only;

(307A)

310)

 

SAT/ACT Prep

Hip Hop Club (Aerobics room)

(301)

Prom Committee (Office)

Anime Club (2nd, 4th weeks only, 310)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012