What’s Happening at CHS

What’s Happening at Charlottesville High School

  • Holiday Performances

    There are numerous ways to enjoy the arts this season with Charlottesville City Schools. Upcoming performances include: Calendar of Performances Dec 5 All City Band Concert 7 p.m. MLK PAC Dec 12 Greenbrier 4th grade 6 p.m., 1:30 p.m. daytime performance 3rd and 4th grade Dec 12 Johnson Winter concert 6 p.m., 1 p.m. daytime performance K, 2nd and 4th grade Dec 12 Jackson-Via Winter concerts: 2nd Grade at 6 p.m.; 3rd Grade at 6:45 p.m.; 4th Grade at 7:30 p.m. Dec 13 Walker Orchestra 7 p.m. Dec 14 CHS Holiday Pops Choir Concert 7 p.m. MLK PAC Dec 14 Burnley-Moran 6:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Dec 18 Clark ...

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    CHS Winter Exam Schedule and Bus Information

    CHS will hold winter exams from December 14-19.  Early morning exams will begin on December 13 during early the early morning class period. On exam days, school will end at 1:25 p.m., and bus service will be provided.  School will operate on a singleton schedule on Dec. 11-13. Bus Information for Exam Days: There will be no CATEC or early morning bus runs Dec. 14-19. On Dec. 14-19, all buses will arrive by 8:50. Early departure buses will depart at 11:25 a.m.. Regular departure buses will depart at 1:25 p.m.. On Dec. 19, students not enrolled in virtual classes will depart at 11:15 a.m.  ...

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  • Zero Robotics Team Earns 1st in International Programming Competition

    A team of 12 computer programmers from the Charlottesville High School BACON Club (Best All-Around Club of Nerds) earned first place in round one of  the Zero Robotics competition hosted by NASA and MIT. The international competition requires students to write computer code to control a robot in 3D zero gravity space. After placing 1st among 200 international teams, the CHS team now advances to the next round, where it must create a code-writing alliance with two other teams.  Finalists in the competition compete by running their code with real satellites aboard the International Space Station. The competition is sponsored by the ...

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    Upcoming Events at CHS

    There’s a lot going on — mark your calendar! CHS Event Calendar Nov-Dec 2017 Nov 28 PTO Meeting 5:30 p.m. Nov 30 CHS Community Coffee with Dr. Irizarry 8 a.m. Dec 2 SAT testing (pre-registration required) Dec 5 All City Band Concert 7 p.m. Dec 6 Sigma Lab Open House 5 p.m. Dec 9 ACT Testing (pre-registration required) Dec 14-19 Exams (Midterm Exam Schedule 2017-2018) Dec 14 Holiday Pops Choir Concert 7 p.m. Dec 20 – Jan 2 Winter Break Dec 27 Band to London, UK

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  • CHS Fall 2017 Highlights

      Fine Arts CHS hosted a group of singers from the Metro Nashville Public Schools to collaborate on a joint musical recording of entertainer BeBe Winan’s song “Right Now (We Need One Another.”  Read The Daily Progress coverage here. A response to this summer’s violence, this beautiful video was shown at the Dave Matthews Band Concert for Charlottesville. Forty CHS students stayed after school for a “paint-in” organized by art teacher Rachel McLaughlin (see photo, above) as one response to the Charlottesville events of August 11-12. The inspirational messages have been posted around the school. The CHS Theatre program will present “A Night of One Act Performances” ...

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  • Theatre CHS presents “A Night of One-Act Performances”

    Charlottesville High School will present two one-act plays on October 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the CHS BlackBox Theater. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults, and $15 for VIP seating. Click here to order tickets online.   The first play is a Virginia High school League (VHSL) one-act called “1601” that is a student-written and student-directed musical. Featuring the CHS orchestra students as players, the show raises awareness of mental health issues and suicide prevention. Click here for a sneak peak of the first rehearsal!  The second play, a  Virginia Theatre Association Conference (VTA) one-act, is called “The Firebugs.” According to theater director David ...

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  • Concert for Charlottesville features CHS music video

     A music video collaboration produced by Charlottesville High School and Metro Nashville Public Schools  was featured among the long line-up of musical performers at the Dave Matthew’s Band Concert for Charlottesville in September . “To see all of us up on the jumbotron at the Dave Matthews concert was truly a thrill,” said CHS Orchestra Teacher Laura Mulligan Thomas. “I get goose bumps every time I think about it.  It was our students singing and playing and trying to promote a positive message.” The music video features 50 CHS orchestra students and 30 members of the CHS choir, along with Nashville’s Fab ...

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    Fall Reminders

    Senior Portraits: Senior make up portraits will be November 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the PAC. Students should check with their English teacher for sitting times and passes. Please bring your address, contact information, and email address for the Life Touch rep to verify. Wear a white undershirt so you can easily change tops for your portraits. Upcoming dates: Fall Choir Concert, 10/23, 7 p.m. PTO Meeting, 10/24, 5:30 p.m. Theater performance, 10/25, 7 p.m. End of first quarter, 10/26 No school for students, 10/27 ACT Testing, 10/28 (pre-registration required) No school for students, 11/6 and 11/7 Parent-Teacher Conferences, 11/7, 3 – 7 p.m. Fall Sports Information: Visit gocville.org to follow CHS sports ...

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  • PowerSchool Open for Schedules, Registration, and More

    Learn your schedule, complete back-to-school forms, and more! Starting August 14, you can log in or create your account to see teacher assignments or schedules, complete your back-to-school paperwork online, and more. Bus schedule information will be posted in PowerSchool beginning around August 19. A personalized letter giving you information about your PowerSchool account (and other updates) was mailed the week of 7/31. If the letter does not contain codes, you already have an account and can log back in.  See letter for more information. If you did not receive a letter and you need codes for one or more student, call your school. If ...

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  • We Welcome Nashville Students and Staff!

    Charlottesville City Schools will host a special group of visitors from the Metro Nashville Public Schools later this week to collaborate on a joint musical recording of entertainer BeBe Winan’s song “Right Now (We Need One Another).” The Fabulous 5, an ensemble of five Nashville area high school students, recorded a touching music video in response to the recent events in Charlottesville and sent it to the CCS staff. Produced under the direction of Cedric Caldwell, the head of Pearl Cohn Magnet High School’s Relentless Entertainment group, the video features scenes from the Unite the Right march and related events in ...

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