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What’s Happening at Charlottesville High School

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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    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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  • CHS students interviewing and photographing local African-Americans. Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Daily Progress

    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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  • Poster for "Into the Woods" on February 16-18, 7:30 pm nightly with 1pm matinee on Saturday. Call 245-2410 for information.

    TheaterCHS presents “Into the Woods” February 16-18

    Charlottesville High School presents Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center from February 16-18, 2017. The Tony Award-winning musical revisits and reimagines several well-known fairy tales. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, February 16-18, at 7:30pm, with an additional Saturday matinee at 1pm. Tickets, available at http://theatrechs.org/buy-tickets-here/, are $10 for adults and $5 for students. “We’re delighted to present this popular musical here in Charlottesville. It’s a real showcase for our students, whether our actors, our tech crew, our pit orchestra, and more,” notes director David Becker. “Even the technical innovations in ...

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