What’s Happening at CHS

What’s Happening at Charlottesville High School

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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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  • 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 ...

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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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    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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    CHS Fall 2017 Information

    The first day of school is Wednesday, August 23. Open House Information: The CHS open house is Monday, August 21 from 5-7pm. Virtual education orientation is August 21, beginning at 1pm. To find your session’s start time, find information here. CATEC orientation is  Wednesday, August 16, from 5-7pm. Save-the-Dates for Rising 9th-Graders: August 14,  Link Crew 9th Grade Orientation, 9am -2pm August 21, Open House, 5-7pm August 22, 9th Grade Meet/Greet, 3pm August 23, 1st day of school, 9:05am Bus Routes: Bus Routes (click here) Key Fall Dates at CHS: PowerSchool reopens August 14 around noon. List of key fall dates at CHS. Fall Sports Information: Visit gocville.org to follow CHS sports and activities, including try-out info and parent meetings. Senior Portrait Information: Thursday, August ...

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  • Welcome to our 9th-grade Black Knights! Link Crew

    9th-Grade Link Crew Orientation

    Ninth-graders: Come meet new classmates, get your schedules, and tour CHS! Date: Monday, 8/14/2017 Time: Orientation begins promptly at 9:05am and will finish at 1:30pm. What: This is a required — but fun — program for all incoming freshmen. Students will receive their schedules, tour the school, and meet with their upperclassmen mentors, Link Crew Leaders. Lunch is provided. Transportation: School buses will be running their regular fall routes to transport students to the building. Buses will drop students off at the MLK Performing Arts Center entrance. Buses will transport students back home at the conclusion of the orientation program at 1:30pm. Students are encouraged ...

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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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