Proctors Needed - Spring testing is fast approaching and CHS is in need of parents to volunteer as proctors and hall monitors. The testing dates are June 3, 6, 7, and 8. Times are from 7:45am to 12:30pm. If you are able to help, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We truly appreciate your assistance!
Class of 2016 Commencement - Cavs, save the date! Commencement for the Class of 2016 will be held on Friday, June 10, at 2:00 pm at Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill. Each senior will receive 10 tickets for family and friends; tickets are free.
Students in Ms. Kary Harris’ English II Honors classes recently completed a ‘Be The Book’ project based on the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Guy Montag, the main character, works as a fireman who must burn the books that people are hiding in their houses. While coming home from work one day, he meets a girl named Clarisse who opens his eyes to the possibilities that books offer. As the novel progresses, Guy begins to covet the books he finds and tries to salvage what literary knowledge is left.The novel’s main character joins a group of wandering book lovers who have tasked themselves with memorizing books in an effort to preserve them for future generations.
Students in Ms. Heather Buskard’s French IV class recently created Safari Photo Projects (mon safari-photo) using Google presentations as a finale to a unit on the Central African Republic. Students had to describe the animals that they saw on their trip, as well as describe the necessary preparations that had to be done in order to go on the trip. They also had to give packing advice on what to bring for the trip. The only trick to it was – it had to be done all in French!
Did you know that the liver of a spiny dogfish actually assists in the shark’s buoyancy in water? That is just one of the facts students in Ms. Jennifer Wells-Lewis Marine Science class recently learned during a dissection activity. The spiny dogfish shark (Squalus acanthias) is one of the best known species of Squalidae. They can grow up to about three feet long and live up to one hundred years.