What’s Happening at CHS

What’s Happening at Charlottesville High School

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    Summer Reading at Charlottesville City Schools

    Reading never takes a vacation!  Make this important and fun activity a part of your summer.  Below is information about our summer reading programs. Also, you and your family might enjoy meeting up with Books on Bikes, a group of Charlottesville City Schools teachers, librarians, staff, and even trained doggie pals as they make summertime deliveries of books and freezy-pops. Summer Reading Recommendations and Information: Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 2017 Middle School Reading Recommendations CHS Reading Recommendations Academic Summer Reading Challenge AP Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Honors Option Summer Reading Challenge 2017

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    Upcoming Key Dates at CHS

    There’s a lot going on — mark your calendar! May 31 AVID Family Night in B-Commons, 5 – 7pm Engineering Expo in SIGMA Lab, 5:30 – 7pm Boys Soccer Game vs. Harrisonburg for Regional Semifinals and State Quarterfinals, 6:30pm, $7 Theater Awards in Black Box, 7pm June 1 Senior Clearance in Small Gym. 9am – 12noon School Board meeting in Library, 5pm June 2 Parkside Cookout, 11:30am – 1:30pm ESL Awards Dinner in B-Commons 5:30 – 8pm June 5 Underclassmen exams (1st and 2nd) — see complete exam schedule and bus info here. June 6 Underclassmen exams (3rd and 4th) June 7 Underclassmen exams (5th and 6th) Class of 2017 Graduation Rehearsal at JPJ, 10-11am Senior Class Picnic at ...

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    CHS Exam Schedule Spring 2017

    It’s almost time for exams! Check out the exam schedule and bus info here. Exam Schedule 2016-2017

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    Summer/Fall 2017 Information

    Even in summer, CHS is a busy place. Here’s some helpful information for this summer and into the fall: Summer School Face-to-Face (Non-Virtual)  Summer School Brochure Online/Virtual Summer School Brochure Next Year’s Sports Tryout Information: Coming soon. Free sports physicals at CHS after school in the main gym on May 24. Bring VHSL health form signed by your parents. Save-the-Dates for Rising 9th-Graders: August 14, 9th Grade Orientation August 22, 9th Grade Meet/Greet August 23, 1st day of school Senior Portrait Information: Thursday, August 10 (9am-4pm) Monday, September 11 (9am-4pm) For questions regarding price, packages or setup, contact Life Touch for more info at 540-562-3107 or 800-366-0639. 9th-11th Grade Portrait Information: Tuesday-Wednesday, September 19-20 Monday, October 16    

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    Graduation 2017

    Graduation will be Thursday, June 8, and it’ll be here before you know it! It’s time to order your cap and gown. If you haven’t done so already, you can still order your graduation cap and gown unit for only $50 by using this link directly to Josten’s.  Pricing may go up as time passes.  If you are concerned about meeting this graduation obligation, please contact your counselor. Questions? Call 1.800.JOSTENS or CHS at 245.2410 Check back here for more graduation information to come Link to Josten’s for other CHS senior gear, including graduation announcements

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    Yearbook and Prom 2017

    The school year will be over before you know it! It’s time to buy your yearbook and get your prom tickets! Yearbooks For a limited time yearbooks and yearbook ads can be purchased online directly from Balfour. For $80, payable by check to CHS or cash, yearbooks can also be ordered by seeing the CHS bookkeeper in the main office.  All yearbook inquiries can be emailed to toolea1@charlottesvilleschools.org. Prom WHAT:  CHS Prom  “A Knight in Nature” WHEN: Saturday, April 29th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  WHERE: Carver Recreation Center, 233 4th St NW, Downtown Charlottesville  COST OF TICKETS: $10 per ticket; Photo id is required of all participants for entry.  HOW TO PURCHASE ...

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    CHS Bus Route Changes

    The bus routes for CHS will change beginning Friday, April 14, continuing through the end of the school year.  Thank you for your patience. CHS bus route changes

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    Black Knights on Twitter

    Tweets by CHSBlackKnights | Welcome to the Black Knights Twitter feed.  We hope you will follow us for updates and news about CHS! – Charlottesville High School (@CHSBlackKnights)

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    What’s Happening at CHS

    2017 has been a busy year at CHS! In case you’ve missed them, here is a sample of the what’s been going on. Black History Month Presentation | ROLE MODELS – Influential African-Americans 50 African-American leaders from the Charlottesville and Albemarle communities were welcomed by CHS students for a photo shoot and interview sesion in January.  This collaborative project between the CHS African-American History and photography classes sought to highlight and celebrate prominent community leaders for Black History Month. The project was also highlighted in the Daily Progress.   TheaterCHS presents “Into the Woods” February 16-18 Charlottesville High School students performed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods ...

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    Highlights and News: January 24, 2017

    January 24, 2017 Dear families, As you know, we are developing the strategic plan that will guide our Charlottesville schools through the year 2023. So far, we have gotten a great response from students, staff, and parents — and we want to hear from you, too. Three opportunities are available for staff and parents: A community-wide listening session will be held this Wednesday (1/25) at CHS at 7pm. Join us! An online survey is another way you can share your feedback and ideas. A schedule of school-based meetings is on the web site, as well. This monthly newsletter will reflect on some of the ideas we’ve heard so ...

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