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  • Speeding the Way to a Track States Win

    Running, sprinting, hurdling. These are all the activities of a high school track student, and in particular, the most important activities in which the Cavalier winter track team took pride in by winning states on February 10, 2018 at the Class 3A Indoor Track Championships at JDL Fast Track. The team was coached by Mr. Dustin Allen.

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  • Cavs Recognize FFA Week

    This week Cuthbertson High School, along with thousands of other high schools across the nation, will be celebrating National FFA Week. February 19-23 students are invited to participate in dress-up days to show support. The FFA focuses on developing premier leadership, personal growth, and career success. The Cuthbertson FFA chapter has over 100 active members and 8 committed officers.

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  • Helms Named Hometown Hero

    Our very own Coach Mike Helms was named a Charlotte Hometown Hero and celebrated at the Charlotte Checkers hockey game on Saturday, February 10. The Hometown Heroes program was sponsored by Conder Flag in association with the Charlotte Checkers. It was established to highlight local citizens who have given the extra effort to bettering their community. At the game, Coach Helms and his family, including wife Catie who also teaches and coaches at CHS, and their son William, age 8, a 2nd grader at New Town Elementary, were honored with a dinner, a tour of the Bojangle’s Coliseum, and a chance to ride the Zamboni! Coach Helms is a perfect example of what it is to be a true servant leader in his community. While leading the charge in the classroom and on the basketball court as the men’s varsity head coach, Coach Helms uses his platform to make a positive influence on his students and an impact in the Cuthbertson High School community.

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  • Cavs Support Samaritan's Feet

    “Creating a world with zero shoeless children.” That is the mission of Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that shares a message of hope and love through washing the feet of impoverished children in the U.S. and around the world and adorning them with new shoes. The Samaritan’s Feet website states that 1.5 billion people are infected with foot-borne diseases that could be prevented with shoes and shoes are the fifth most needed item by students in the U.S. The CHS FCA has made an annual event out of supporting Samaritan’s Feet with their “Barefoot for Bare Feet” basketball game and week-long fundraising efforts.

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  • Chitty Earns Master Distinction

    Sophomore Evan Chitty has been named Cuthbertson High School’s first-ever Microsoft Office Specialist Master! Evan achieved this distinction by passing all the Microsoft Office 2016 certifications including two expert exams.

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  • Cavs Prepare for Testing

    Revised! First semester exams begin on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, and end on Monday, January 29. Exams begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. All students taking a course for credit are required to attend the review session and take the exam during this testing window. Attendance for exam review sessions and exams is required for all students. Our normal school hours apply, but the schedule and lunch times have been adjusted to accommodate exams.

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  • Spirit Week Plans Announced

    The CHS Student Council is sponsoring our annual Spirit Week for Reverse Homecoming January 8-12. The week features fun dress-up days, a spirited pep rally, exciting basketball games, and the naming of the King of the Court!

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  • FCCLA Places in UCPS Holiday Dessert Contest

    Members of the FCCLA and Foods 1 students, along with adviser Mrs. Stefanie Carnathan, participated in the UCPS Holiday Dessert Contest. It was held in downtown Monroe at the Tree Lighting on December 2. Proceeds from the contest went to the New Century Scholars program scholarship fund through the Union County JobReady Partnership.

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  • CHS Recognized for Graduation Rate

    Cuthbertson High School has been named one of the top two high schools in North Carolina for graduation rate in a cohort of 400-499 students with a 98.3%.

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  • FFA Partners With Waxhaw Ray of Hope

    The CHS FFA recently partnered with Waxhaw Ray of Hope Community Outreach to provide local families with groceries for their Thanksgiving dinners. Members collected cans of green beans, sweet potatoes, frozen turkeys, cream of mushroom soup, boxes of stuffing, and desserts.

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  • Alumna Sica Returns to Learn at CHS

    Staff at CHS are always proud to celebrate the successes of our alumni and today provided us another opportunity. Amanda Sica, from our first graduating class of 2011, visited our Counseling department as part of her graduate studies! Amanda is completing her Master’s Degree in Education - School Counseling from Liberty University where she also earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology. She is currently interning at Wesley Chapel Elementary but spent today shadowing our counselors to learn more about high school programs.

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  • Cavs Participate in State FFA Event

    The CHS FFA participated in the State FFA Vet Science Career Development Event on November 11, 2017, at Lee County High School, in cooperation with the Veterinary Science Technician Program at Central Carolina Community College, in Sanford, NC. This event is sponsored by Wilkes Community College. Team members included Morgan Atwood (12th), Amber Noel (9th), Thomas Lyons (9th), and Keely Gray (11th), along with FFA adviser Ben Shumate.

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  • It's College Application Week!

    College Application Week is Nov. 13-17, 2017 sponsored by CFNC.org. On Tuesday and Thursday (Nov. 14 and 16) we are offering students the opportunity to apply to colleges and universities during their lunch in the Guidance suite. Counselors will be on hand to assist and answer questions.

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  • FFA Attends National Convention

    Members of the Cuthbertson FFA Chapter had the privilege to attend the 90th Annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 24-28, 2017. The members included Ian McGrouther (12th), Kerry Toggweiler (12th), Erin Whalley (12th), Emma Ritter (10th), Karson Kee (10th), Kylie Sholar (10th), and advisor Mr. Ben Shumate.

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  • It's National French Week!

    It’s National French Week! Did you know that French is also the only language, with English, that is taught in every country of the world? The seventeenth annual National French Week is being recognized November 1 – 7, 2017. The French Club met to plan an activity to recognize each day in the week. The French Club is advised by Mme. Lisa Helms and Mlle. Heather Buskard.

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  • Cavs Visit Union County Superior Court

    Mr. Mike Vaccaro accompanied his Business Law Honors class on a field trip to the Union County Superior Court in Monroe on October 25, 2017. The field trip began with a tour of the courthouse and the opportunity to sit in on superior court where students observed two plea deals for robbery. Afterwards, the judge and prosecutor spoke to the class about the process of court and sentencing and answered questions from the students about the local judicial system.

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  • Cavs Learn From Union County EMTs

    Students in Mrs. Bobbi Griffith’s Health Informatics class had the opportunity to learn about the EMT career on October 27, 2017. EMT stands for Emergency Medical Technician. Guest speakers Eric Garton, who is a Union County EMT-Paramedic, and Brandon Neal, Union County EMT, visited the class to discuss the career, share their experiences and offer the students a tour of the ambulance.

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  • CHS Alumna Wandzilak Speaks to Cavs

    CHS has hosted visits from representatives of colleges and universities before but today’s visit was extra special! The representative who spoke to our students from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, was none other than CHS Class of 2012 alumna Elena Wandzilak! Wandzilak, who graduated from “Wash U” in 2016 is now Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for Washington University.

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  • Spirit Week Plans Announced

    Get ready Cavs – October 9-14, 2017 is Spirit Week! Show your Cavalier pride all week leading up to the Homecoming game on Friday and the Homecoming Festival on Saturday. The CHS Student Council has many activities planned throughout the week to celebrate.

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  • Cavs Recognize Manufacturing Awareness Week

    Cuthbertson is celebrating Manufacturing Awareness Week October 2 - 6, 2017. Students, staff, and families are participating in activities to raise awareness about opportunities in this local industry. Cuthbertson students prepared for this week by creating projects for the Make It In Union County design contest.

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  • NHS Sponsors First Red Cross Blood Drive

    he National Honor Society hosted our first Red Cross blood drive of the year on September 22. It was the first of four blood drives held at CHS annually. NHS and HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) both host the drives during the year.

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  • CTE Launches Lunch 'n Learn

    The CHS CTE department is excited to launch our new Lunch and Learn program! Lunch and Learn is an opportunity for guest speakers to share their experiences in the STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art+Design, and Math industries with our students.

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  • CHS Band to Perform at the Nationals

    Cuthbertson High School Blue Note Winds from Waxhaw will represent Union County Public Schools, the town of Waxhaw, and North Carolina at the 2018 Music for All National Concert Band Festival. This event is the nation’s most prestigious festival for scholastic musical ensembles. The 27th annual Festival will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15-17, 2018.

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  • Lunch and Learn Volunteers Needed!

    Attention, Cuthbertson community! Do you work in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art+Design, Math)? If so, our students want to hear from you!

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  • CHS Named A+ School for the Third Year in a Row

    Since 2013, North Carolina public and charter schools have received a letter grade under the General Assembly’s A-F School Performance Grades legislation. School Performance Grades are based on 80 percent of the school’s achievement score and 20 percent of students’ academic growth. We are proud to share that Cuthbertson High School has been named an A+ school from the 2016-2017 school year! This is the third year in a row the school has earned the state’s highest distinction. Only 87 schools in the state earned this designation for the 2016-2017 school year.

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  • Blackwell Named Athletic Director

    Cuthbertson High School is excited to announce James Blackwell as our new athletic director. Mr. Blackwell, originally from Western New York, is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland. He has spent the past 14 years working in Iredell County, where he coached basketball, football, soccer, golf, tennis, and track. He served as Head Varsity Basketball coach at South Iredell High School for five seasons. During his tenure as a coach in multiple capacities, Mr. Blackwell developed a passion for building a breadth and depth of an entire athletic program.

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  • Cavs Focus on Literacy

    CHS has always been proud of its busy and beautiful Media Center with programs and services that encourage reading and the use of its many resources, but this year we are very happy to announce two exciting new programs to promote literacy among our students.

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  • Cavs Enjoy Historical Eclipse

    The Great American Eclipse of 2017 did not go unnoted by the staff of CHS. Many gathered at the football field to witness it along with eclipse-inspired treats such as Moon Pies and Milk Ways. Three staff members went the extra mile (or 94 miles as the case might be) to witness the spectacle at an official NASA designated site. Butch Phaneuf (left) and Matt Carr (right), both Social Studies teachers, along with Chris Pierce, Science teacher (center) and his son Thomas, all ventured to Newberry, SC to observe the eclipse in totality. Newberry, SC, known as the City of Friendly Folks, held a special festival to welcome residents and visitors alike. All the participants found themselves in total darkness for 2 minutes and 32 seconds.

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  • Clubs Offer Enrichment at CHS

    Cavs, what’s your plan to get involved this school year? Do you love science? Perhaps the Biology Club is for you. Do you get satisfaction from community service? Dress for Success, Interact, or the Environmental Club may be just what you’re looking for. Are you a math whiz? Consider sharing your talent through Mu Alpha Theta. Maybe you just want to join friends to enjoy common interests… in that case Anime, the Film Club, the Book Club, or the Gamers’ Club may be a great fit. Whatever your interests - from HOSA to FCA to Student Council and everything in between, CHS has a club for you.

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  • Cavs Prepare for Start of School Year

    Welcome back to school! The staff at Cuthbertson High School is excited to be gearing up for another amazing year! We would like to extend a big welcome to all our new and returning students. On the first day for students, Monday August 28, doors will open at 7:30am and the first bell rings at 7:50am. Students should plan to report to homerooms to receive important information at that time. A listing of homerooms will be published prior to the start of school.

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  • Athletic Eligibility Forms Update

    Attention, athletes and parents of athletes! The process for submitting athletic eligibility paperwork has changed. All paperwork, with the exception of the physical, must be dated July 1, 2017 or after. Please visit the CHS Athletics page for information on the new process, as well as how to submit electronically through Family ID.

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  • CHS Holds 2017 Commencement

    Cuthbertson High School was proud and excited to hold its 2017 Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Three hundred and eighty eight seniors graduated in the ceremony held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

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  • World History Characters Come to Life

    Who would have thought you could meet King Ramses II in the Cuthbertson High School Media Center? Well that’s exactly what happened last Friday, May 26, 2017 when Mr. Dustin Allen’s World History class created their own Living Wax Museum of characters from world history.

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  • Senior Week Leads Up to Cuthchella

    May 22-26 has been a great week to be a senior at CHS! Each day has been filled with activities to celebrate and recognize the achievements of the Class of 2017. Dress-up days, senior banquet, door prizes, Powderpuff volleyball and more, all made the week exciting, leading up to Friday. Friday included the Scholarship breakfast (scholarship winners are pictured), Senior awards, Senior luncheon and activities, and the biggest event of all, which was open to all students – Cuthchella!

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  • Stuco Hosts Cap on Cancer Week

    The Student Council hosted a Cap on Cancer fundraiser the week of May 15-19, 2017. The event was held in memory of Julia Nesbitt, part of our Cavalier family, and to support Julia and Jack’s Photo Shack at Camp Care. Julia and Jack’s Photo Shack is an idea that stemmed from Julia’s and her grandfather Jack's passion for photography. After her passing, Julia’s family decided that a wonderful way to honor Julia’s life would be to give campers and their families the opportunity to utilize a “photo shack” and take pictures of their time at Camp Care.

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  • Student Council Officers Announced

    Cuthbertson High School is pleased to announce the confirmation of the 2017-2018 Student Body Officers for Student Council. Student Body officers are responsible for leading the class councils as well as planning school spirit events like Pep Rallies, Spirit Weeks and Spring Fling. They also oversee the charitable arm of Student Council and organize communication between the class councils. Led by advisors Jennifer Fogle, Jennifer Abuaita and Ashley Palmer, Student Body Officers are the foundation of the whole council system.

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  • Cavs Celebrate Academic Signing Day

    CHS celebrated its first Academic Signing Day on May 16, 2017. The event correlated with the UCPS Inaugural Academic Signing Week of May 15-19. The initiative is to celebrate the academic achievements of all its high school seniors by recognizing them and where they plan to take their next steps after graduation.

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  • Helms Recognized by NIAAA

    We are proud of our Athletic Director Mike Helms! The press release below was just released! INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Mike Helms, Athletic Director at Cuthbertson High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.

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  • Cavs Help Put a “Cap” on Childhood Cancer!

    In honor of a fellow Cavalier, Julia Nesbitt, Cuthbertson’s students and staff will be hosting “Cap on Cancer” the week of May 15-19. It is a week long event, where students purchase hat passes and t-shirts to promote awareness of childhood cancer, and to raise money for "Julia and Jack’s Photo Shack" at Camp Care. Camp Care is a local initiative for current children who have or have had cancer, and their families.

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  • Panthers Visit the Cavs

    Securing a job with the Carolina Panthers is no easy task. Mr. Steve Lyons’ Sports and Entertainment Marketing II class got to hear from 3 different Panthers employees about how they found their way to Bank of America stadium. Ryan Anderson (PR/Communications), Erin Collums (Marketing), and Amy Myers (Panthers Privileges/Hospitality/Affinity Programs) all visited Mr. Lyons’ class to relay their first hand experiences with developing careers in sports marketing.

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  • Cavs Host Wake Up to Ag Day

    Wake Up to Ag Day is a special day for high school FFA members to share their knowledge on horticulture and various animals by teaching third graders from elementary schools around the county. The CHS FFA held their Wake Up to Ag day at Mrs. Kate McAteer’s Grace Roots farm in Waxhaw. Mrs. McAteer is a CTE teacher here at CHS. There were several stations set up for elementary students to gain knowledge on animals such as cows, pigs, and chickens, and horticulture as they walked with their tour guide. Students visited from Kensington, Marvin, New Town, and Sandy Ridge Elementary schools.

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  • Cavs Celebrate Earth Week

    Earth Day is April 22 so that makes this whole week Earth Week! Earth Day is an annual international event created to celebrate the planet's environment and raise public awareness about pollution and conservation. This week the Environmental Club, advised by Mr. Ben Smith and Mr. Todd Clemons, is sponsoring a special activity each day to celebrate.

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  • CHS Receives Support Music Merit Award

    Congratulations to Cuthbertson High School who has been named one of the 92 schools across the nation that received the Support Music Merit Award (SMMA) from The NAMM Foundation! The award honors individual schools that have demonstrated strong support for and commitment to music education.

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  • PAW Club Sponsors Supply Drive

    The CHS PAW Club is sponsoring their annual drive for pet supplies to be donated to three local organizations; Heaven’s Own Pet Rescue, FURR (Feline Urgent Rescue and Rehab), and Carolina PAWS (Pet Adoption & Welfare Society.)

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  • Horticulture Students Visit Metrolina Greenhouse

    "Impressive." That was my only thought when I saw Metrolina Greenhouses for the first time. With 162 acres of indoor growing space and an additional 15 acres outdoors, Metrolina is massive. The United States’ largest single-site heated greenhouse produces hundreds of millions of plants every year for sale in stores across the eastern seaboard. Recently, Mr. Ben Shumate took our Horticulture II-Honors class on a field trip to Metrolina Greenhouses, which gave us a chance to see many of the techniques we use in our own greenhouse and learn about in class applied on a much larger scale.

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  • Smith Speaks to CTE Students

    Mr. Steve Lyons, CTE teacher, welcomed Mr. Mark Smith of the Charlotte Knights to Cuthbertson March 16. Mr. Smith is the Vice President of Marketing for the Knights, and he came to talk to Mr. Lyons’ Sports and Entertainment Marketing II class. Mr. Smith has worked for the Charlotte Knights for 7 years and has a wealth of experience in marketing especially as it applies to the sports and entertainment industries. He helped with the re-branding efforts for the Knights in 2014 and continues to play an integral role in promoting the team as he arranges advertising, secures sponsors, and prepares game scripts for all 72 home games each season.

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  • The CHS Drama Department Presents Les Misérables

    A cast of 60. A stage crew of 20. 7 weeks of preparations. 32 songs to learn. Over 100 handmade costumes. Days of 7-hour rehearsals after school. Involved parents. Committed performers. Dedicated director. Hardworking managers. Supportive staff. All these things add up to one of the most impressive musical productions in CHS history. The world famous musical Les Misérables is being performed March 16-18 under the direction of Mrs. Joy Fitzgerald with stage manager senior Alley Clay.

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  • Cavs Celebrate Pi Day

    "Come to the Math side - we have Pi!" The Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society sponsored Pi Day events on March 14, 2017. Pi (π) is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Pi is a constant number, meaning that for all circles of any size, Pi will be the same. The number pi is extremely useful when solving geometry problems involving circles.

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  • Cavs Recognize World Languages Week

    Cavs celebrated World Languages Week during March 6-10. A different language was featured each day with a presentation shown during lunches with fast facts about the various languages. Example: Did you know that Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world with over a billion speakers? Or that French is one of the official languages of the United Nations? French was featured on Monday, German was featured on Tuesday, Chinese was featured on Wednesday, and Spanish was featured on Thursday.

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  • LaTour Speaks to CTE Classes

    Chef John LaTour did not begin his career in the Culinary Arts. He did not even begin his career in Information Technology (IT) despite a successful 15+ year run with Microsoft. Mr. LaTour actually began his career at NationsBank where, to help the business save money on costly desktop computers, he learned how to build computers “from scratch” using parts purchased at RadioShack.

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  • Art Students Experience Raku

    Art 3 students recently tried their hand at raku – a form of Japanese pottery. In the technique, pottery is fired in a kiln, and while still hot, moved to a container with combustibles such as newspaper and sawdust. This causes a reaction that creates beautiful colors and patterns on the surface. Each piece is then cooled in water. The process is exciting to watch and has become an event that Art 3 students look forward to annually.

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  • Band Selected to Perform in Southeastern Regional Concert Festival

    The CHS Band under the direction of Mr. Todd Ebert has been accepted to perform in the Music for All Southeastern Regional Concert Festival – a national program that hosts regional adjudications for bands. CHS is one of only 8 high school bands chosen from the entire southeast annually.

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  • Gallagher Explores Medical Internship

    McKenna Gallagher has wanted to be a doctor since she was young. Over the years, she has explored everything from veterinary medicine to orthopedics to pediatrics, but her underlying interest in medicine has remained the same. This interest led McKenna to select Health Science I as one of her electives for senior year, so she could expand her knowledge of the industry and begin exploring this potential career path.

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  • National FFA Week Recognized

    It’s National FFA Week and the CHS chapter, advised by Mr. Ben Shumate, is celebrating with a variety of activities. The first FFA Week was recognized in 1948. FFA week always runs Saturday to Saturday and encompasses February 22, George Washington's birthday. Washington was a farmer and agriculturist and holding FFA week during the week of his birthday is a way of honoring him.

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  • Cavs Attend Discover China Day

    On February 17, 2017, seventeen students from Cuthbertson High School got a chance to attend the Discover China event held at Marvin Ridge High School. I have been the Chinese Club president for three years and as soon as I heard about the event, I encouraged club members to attend. This was a very unique day to discover many things about China. Students from all around Union County were able to explore Chinese traditions and get a taste of Chinese customs. There were four different activities that included cooking, calligraphy, taiji and dance. Students walked around and explored these activities with their class.

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  • Scholarships Available

    Find money to help pay for college! Many new scholarships have just been added to our website! Some of them include the Charlotte Knights Scholarships for both healthcare and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), the North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship, the Union County Extension Master Gardner Association Scholarship, the Kiwanis Club of Monroe Scholarship, and many more. Visit our Scholarship page to view them all, listed in order of deadline.

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  • Dressed For Success Gives Back

    Dressed For Success is a student-generated club created by senior Emily Roth in 2014 that provides uniforms to children and families attending uniform dress-code elementary, middle, and high schools. Dressed for Success’s mission to provide uniforms to Title I elementary schools in Union County drives every purpose, goal, and action.

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  • Joyeuse Chandeleur!

    Students in Mrs. Lisa Helms’ French classes celebrated La Chandeleur (Crêpe Day) on February 2. The celebration included making delicious crêpes in class. Crêpes are thin pancakes made from a batter of flour, eggs, milk or water, and butter. They can be filled with fresh fruit such as bananas and strawberries and may include other yummy toppings such as powdered sugar, chocolate, Nutella, and whipped cream.

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  • Reverse Homecoming Spirit Week Announced

    The CHS Student Council is sponsoring our annual Spirit Week for Reverse Homecoming January 30 – February 3. The week features fun dress-up days, a spirited pep rally, exciting basketball games, and the naming of the King of the Court!

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  • Cavs Prepare for Testing

    First semester exams begin on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, and end on Monday, January 23. Exams begin promptly at 8:00 am and end at approximately 12:30 pm. All students taking a course for credit are required to attend the review session and take the exam during this testing window.

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  • Band Receives Visit From Alumnus

    When alumni students come back to help, they serve as a mentor and a role model for what current students can achieve. Such was the case when CHS alumnus Philips Clarke (Class of 2016) came back to his alma mater to visit and help with the band class during the holiday break. Philips started playing French horn in 5th grade, was part of the opening 6th grade band at the middle school, and played in the CHS band all four years of high school including qualifying for the all-state band.

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  • Cavs Create "Living Wax Museum"

    World History students in Mr. Dustin Allen’s class presented a “Living Wax Museum” recently. Students were to choose a character from world history to personify complete with speech, costume, and project.

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  • Test Drive Your Future

    “You wouldn’t invest your money in a car unless you took it for a test drive first, right?” This was the question Mr. Justin Eudy posed to Cuthbertson students this morning in the Media Center. Mr. Eudy is a representative from Lincoln Tech. Established in 1919 as Nashville Auto-Diesel College (NADC), Lincoln Tech has been preparing students for successful futures in the automotive industry for almost a century. But Mr. Eudy did not just come to speak about the automotive industry, he encouraged students to be intentional about their future career path regardless of their industry of choice.

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  • Cavs Participate in 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    68 CHS Band students under the direction of Mr. Todd Ebert just returned from a trip of a lifetime! From December 4-10, 2016 they traveled to Hawaii to perform in the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor commemoration.

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  • PAW Club Learns from Heavensown Rescue

    The CHS PAW Club (Protect Animals Worldwide) hosted a visit from Heavensown Rescue of Waxhaw on Thursday, December 1. Over 75 students attended welcoming James and Donna Fowler, owners of Heavensown, as well as two adorable puppies that they rescued.

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  • Cavs Participate in Hour of Code

    The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Students ages 4 to 104 can participate with no experience needed. UCPS is promoting the Hour of Code this week of December 5-9. Cavaliers are already experiencing the Hour of Code in many classes.

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  • Cavs Support Samaritan's Feet

    “Creating a world with zero shoeless children.” That is the mission of Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that shares a message of hope and love through washing the feet of impoverished children in the U.S. and around the world and adorning them with new shoes. The Samaritan’s Feet website states that 1.5 billion people are infected with foot-borne diseases that could be prevented with shoes and shoes are the fifth most needed item by students in the U.S. The CHS FCA has made an annual event out of supporting Samaritan’s Feet with their “Barefoot for Bare Feet” basketball game and week-long fund-raising efforts.

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  • HOSA Sponsors Blood Drive

    Did you know that every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? The CHS HOSA Club hosted their second successful American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, November 18. They met 129% of their goal by collecting 97 units!

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  • Cavs Go Global at Whole Foods

    Whole Foods Market operates under 8 core values including that they “serve and support local and global communities.” The team member leading the tour explained how relationships are built with local vendors as well as regular customers to forge a community connection at the local level.

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  • Cavs Earn ServSafe Certification

    Congratulations to the 7 students from Mrs. Carnathan’s Foods II course who passed the ServSafe® exam to earn the Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).

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  • CHS FFA Teams Up With Farm Bureau to Help Flood Victims

    Hurricane Matthew ripped through North Carolina destroying the homes and possessions of thousands of families in the eastern part of our state. Many rivers overflowed leaving people without power, food, water, and proper clothing. Along with the damage the storm caused, it also claimed 20 innocent lives.

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  • CHS Named UCPS International School

    Cuthbertson High School is proud to announce it has been named a UCPS International School for the seventh year in a row. It is the only UCPS high school to have achieved this goal every year since the Global Schools program began in the 2009-10 school year.

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  • Business Students Create Assembly Line

    Principles of Business students in Ms. Jennifer Abuaita’s class got a hands-on experience with assembly line production on Friday, October 28. Students have been studying production manufacturing in American companies. They have been learning about Henry Ford and the automobile assembly line as well as standardized labor, inputs and outputs.

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  • Cavs Celebrate National French Week

    Cavs are recognizing the 17th annual National French Week November 4-10, 2016! (La Semaine du Français 2016 du 4 au 10 novembre!) National French Week is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. At CHS, several activities have been planned to recognize and celebrate all things French!

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  • Cavs Learn About Día de los Muertos

    “We’re not here for a long time – we’re here for a good time.” That was the philosophy discussed in Mrs. Stacie Thompson’s Spanish 2 class as they began to study Día de los Muertos or ‘Day of the Dead.’ Día de los Muertos is a festival that originated in Mexico and honors the deceased.

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  • Money Talks at Cuthbertson

    CHS students connect their daily lessons to practical applications with the help of some guest speakers from the finance and marketing industries. Mr. Steve Lyons, CTE teacher, has invited these guest speakers into his Personal Finance and Sports and Entertainment Marketing classes to illustrate the real world relevance of each curriculum.

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  • Cavs Learn from Union County Crime Scene Investigators

    Ms. Maya Schultz’s Forensic Science class was recently honored with a visit by two Union County Crime Scene Investigators, Ms. Lindsey Richards and Ms. Paige Sweet. They told the class about the Union County Crime Scene Unit, requirements to become a CSI, and about the many aspects of their job at crime scenes. Their casework includes property crimes, animal bites/attacks/neglect, digital forensics, crimes against persons, video surveillance, and deaths including homicides, suicides, accidental, and suspicious.

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  • SAVE Promotes Anti-Bullying Week

    The CHS SAVE Club is sponsoring Anti-Bullying Week October 24-28 with a variety of activities. On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday students can make or renew their anti-bullying pledge by signing a banner during lunch. The Anti-Bullying Pledge states, ‘I believe that everybody has the right to live in a community where they feel valued and accepted regardless of differences. I pledge to be respectful of others and stand up against bullying whenever and wherever I see it.’

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  • Summer Study Abroad Opportunities Announced

    CIEE Global Navigator High School Study Abroad provides students opportunities to study abroad during the summer. On October 20, a representative from CIEE visited CHS to share information about what their programs offer, how they work, eligibility and application, and scholarship opportunities.

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  • Cavs Learn About Digital Citizenship

    The week of October 16-22, 2016 is National Digital Citizenship Week. Digital citizenship is a term that refers to using technology safely, responsibly, and respectfully. Simply put, it means appropriate technology use. During this week, educators focus on teaching their kids how to manage their online reputations, deal with issues such as cyberbullying, and conduct themselves safely online.

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  • American Red Cross Helps Cavs Prepare for Disaster

    Mrs. Bobbi Griffith’s Health Informatics classes welcomed representatives from the American Red Cross October 18. The guest speakers came to share information about how to run a blood drive. This information will be incorporated into student projects that are to be presented October 31.

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  • Burroughs and Gallitz Place First in Contest

    Congratulations to CHS students Mavis Burroughs (9th) and Michael Gallitz (10th) for winning 1st place in the Make it in Union County Student Contest! Students across Union County were invited to compete in the Make it in Union County Student Contest at the end of September. To compete, students were required to research a local manufacturer and produce a project about the company. Each project consisted of a presentation, video or graphic about the local business the student chose. At Cuthbertson, students were given time to work on their projects during various CTE classes. CHS CTE teachers submitted student projects to the county for judging.

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  • Cavs Experience Confucius Classroom

    Students in Ms. Shannon Du’s Chinese classes recently participated in Confucius Classroom Day - an annual celebration sponsored by the Asia Society. UCPS is a member of the Confucius Classrooms network sponsored by the Asia Society. Students were engaged in Chinese games, listened to Chinese music, and tasted Chinese treats.

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  • UCPS Launches New App

    The new Union County Public Schools app has been released. The new app is free and can be found in app stores. If you have downloaded the previous app, you can simply update the UCPS app on your phone/device. To download the new app, visit any app store and look for Union County Public Schools.

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  • Student Council Announces Homecoming and Spirit Week Plans

    Get ready Cavs – October 10-14, 2016 is Spirit Week! Show your Cavalier pride all week leading up to the Homecoming game Friday and the Homecoming dance Saturday. The CHS Student Council has many activities planned throughout the week to celebrate.

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  • Cavs Create 20th Century America Museum

    The Harlem Renaissance, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, World War I Trench Warfare, 1920's Major League Baseball, Charles Lindbergh, Henry Ford, silent film, and Jazz were just a few of the topics recently learned and shared in Mr. Butch Phaneuf’s 20th Century America class.

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  • CTE Begins Manufacturing Week Activities

    Manufacturing Awareness Week begins Monday, October 3, 2016. To prepare for this fun and exciting week, Cuthbertson High School’s Career and Technical Education department (CTE) has invited special guest speakers to the building to talk to students about local manufacturing. Our first presentation came from Ms. Susan Laukat, a member of the Union County Human Resources Association who works for Cyril Bath in Monroe.

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  • Cavs Learn from College Reps

    Did you know that UNC-Chapel Hill was the first public university in the nation? This and much more was shared during a recent visit by Ms. Hayes Boylston as part of the CHS program for college visits. CHS is excited to offer visits from many colleges and universities throughout the fall. Representatives from the institutions visit to speak to students and answer their questions about college. Topics discussed include the application process, financial aid, academic rigor, student organizations, campus life, the college profile, and more.

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  • NHS Sponsors Blood Drive

    The American Red Cross website states that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. CHS held its first of four annual blood drives on Friday, September 16, 2016. It was sponsored by the National Honor Society advised by Ms. Jennifer Wells-Lewis and Ms. Jennifer Mitchell and conducted by the American Red Cross.

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  • O'Neal and Roth Named National Merit Semi-Finalists

    We are proud to announce two National Merit Semifinalists who are seniors at Cuthbertson High School, Kelly O’Neal and Emily Roth. Semifinalists are selected based upon their PSAT score. To become a Finalist, they must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, show leadership and contribution to school and community activities and earn SAT scores that confirm the student’s earlier performance on the PSAT.

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  • CHS Recognizes International Literacy Day

    September 8, 2016, is recognized as International Literacy Day by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. The theme is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future.” According to its website, this event will mark the 50th anniversary of the World Congress of Ministers of Education on the Eradication of Illiteracy, which advanced the notion of functional literacy. To commemorate the day, several CHS classes participated in activities that recognize and celebrate literacy.

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  • CHS Named A+ School for the Second Year in a Row

    Congratulations to Cuthbertson High School for being named an A+ school from the 2015-2016 school year! Our school “Exceeded Growth” in all academic areas during the 2015-2016 school year. In fact, our growth increase was 9.11%, a record-breaking percentage of growth for our school and the second highest growth in the district. We are proud of the A+ we received for overall academic performance for the second year in a row.

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  • CHS - Off to a Rocking Start!

    Welcome back to school! Cuthbertson High School is off to a rocking start! Upon arrival on the first day students were greeted with welcome posters and lollipops from the Student Council and treated to a live performance from the CHS rock band.

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  • Cavs Prepare for Start of School Year

    Welcome back to school! The staff at Cuthbertson High School is excited to be gearing up for our 8th amazing year! We would like to extend a big welcome to all our new and returning students. On the first day for students, Monday August 29, doors will open at 7:30am and the first bell rings at 7:50am. Students should plan to report to homerooms to receive important information at that time. A listing of homerooms will be published prior to the start of school.

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  • Meet Your Counselors!

    Cuthbertson High School is excited to introduce new members of our Counseling Department!

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  • Wright to Serve on National SAVE Board

    Congratulations to Cuthbertson High School student Kaleigh Wright! Kaleigh has been selected as one of nine students to serve on the 2016-2017 National SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Youth Advisory Board.

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  • CHS Welcomes Assistant Principal Stout

    Cuthbertson High School is excited to welcome Assistant Principal Jeffery Stout. Mr. Stout is joining us from Benton Heights Elementary where he served as Assistant Principal, and previously spent 15 years teaching math at Sun Valley Middle School.

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  • CHS Holds 2016 Commencement

    Cuthbertson High School was proud and excited to hold its 2016 Commencement exercises on Friday, June 10, 2016. Three hundred seventy two seniors graduated in the ceremony held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

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  • Cavs Prepare For Testing

    Spring semester exams begin on Friday, June 3 and end on Wednesday, June 8. Exams begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. All students taking a course for credit are required to attend the review session and take the exam during this testing window. Attendance for exam review sessions and exams is required for all students. Our normal school hours apply, but the schedule and lunch times will be adjusted to accommodate exams.

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  • Cavs Complete "Be the Book" Project

    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.

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  • Cavs Create French Presentations

    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!

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  • Marine Science Students Dissect Sharks

    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.

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  • Cavs Support Relay for Life

    The Cuthbertson High School Beta Club participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Union County on Friday, April 29, 2016. Thirty nine club members attended the event which was held at Sun Valley High School. The Relay for Life team captain is Beta Club adviser Mr. Robert Hodges.

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  • Interact Club Assists EyeSee Mission

    The CHS Interact Club, advised by Mr. Benny McCray, recently conducted a glasses drive for the EYEsee Vision for the World mission. The drive was initiated by the Interact Club president, Liana Kostak. Used eyeglasses and sunglasses were collected and then distributed, with the help of partner organizations, to third-world countries. In the past, glasses have been sent to Haiti and Honduras, among other countries.

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  • Emily's Sunshine 5K

    Emily’s Sunshine 5K took place in Wesley Chapel on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The event was held to honor the memory of Emily Brooke Parker of Cuthbertson High School’s Class of 2014. 500 runners, many of whom were Cuthbertson High School faculty, staff, students, alumni, and their families, participated. The release of yellow balloons marked the start of the race.

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  • Forensic Science Students Visit Courthouse

    Mrs. Maya Schultz’s Forensic Science class took a trip to visit the Union County Court House and Jail on April 20. The Forensic Science curriculum focuses on how science is used to help solve crimes and how that science can make its way into a court of law as evidence for the defense or for the prosecution.

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  • CHS Film Students Win Carowinds Commercial Contest

    Congratulations to Mr. TJ Kohlbrenner’s Film 2 students for sweeping the competition at Marketing Day at Carowinds on April 15, 2016! Carowinds held a Commercial Contest where classes were challenged to create a 30-second TV commercial introducing the new Carolina Harbor, the Carolinas’ largest waterpark. The submissions were judged by the Carowind's Marketing team on creativity, quality and how effective the TV spot is at capturing excitement amongst their target audience of moms, families, and season pass holders.

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  • FFA Presents Wake Up to Ag Day

    Do you know the difference between dirt and soil? That is just one of the many things young students learned at the CHS 7th annual “Wake Up to Ag Day” on April 14, 2016. The Union County Cooperative Extension has promoted this program for over 30 years and it is an annual UCPS event. The day’s activities are planned and presented by the CHS FFA chapter along with adviser Ben Shumate. Third graders from New Town, Kensington, Wesley Chapel, Marvin, and Sandy Ridge Elementary schools visited to get an agricultural experience.

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  • Student Council Recognized at State Convention

    Eight delegates from the CHS Student Council attended the 90th State Convention of the North Carolina Association of Student Councils (NCASC) in Fayetteville, North Carolina on the March 11, 2016 weekend. The theme for the state convention this year was “Legends of Leadership,” focusing on many ways student leaders can be legendary. Approximately 550 delegates and advisors were in attendance at Terry Sanford High School to enjoy an incredible weekend.

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  • FFA Chapter Participates in State Poultry Event

    The Cuthbertson FFA Chapter participated in the North Carolina FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event on March 21, 2016, at the NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC. Team members include Ian McGrouther, Morgan Attwood, Analise Ritter and Emily Shaffer. Their FFA Advisor is Ben Shumate. The team placed 4th in the state out of over 80 teams!

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  • Cavs Present at UCPS Diversity Day

    Four CHS seniors had the opportunity to share with middle schoolers their experiences in becoming UCPS Global Scholars at one of five workshops presented during UCPS Diversity Day. The event was held at Cuthbertson Middle School on March 17, 2016. Approximately twenty students from every Union County middle schools were in attendance.

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  • German Club Sponsors Game Night

    The CHS German Club, advised by Mr. Daniel Sellner, is excited to be hosting a Game Night (Spielenacht). The event will be held on March 22, 2016, at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria. Students will be invited to divide up into groups and play German versions of popular games such as Monopoly (Monopol), Scrabble (Scharren), and Apples to Apples (Äpfel zu Äpfeln).

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  • Student Council to Host "Caps on Cancer"

    During the week of March 21, 2016, Student Council will be hosting a fundraiser called “Cap on Cancer.” The objective of this fundraiser is to raise money for “Julia & Jack’s Photo Shack” at Camp Care, in honor of the late Julia Nesbitt, sister of our Senior Class Vice President, Thomas Nesbitt.

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  • Cuthbertson Cluster Holds 5th Annual International Festival

    Can you name the seven countries that share a border with the Ukraine? Do you know the two languages spoken in Canada? Those are just a couple of the many facts participants learned during the fifth annual Cuthbertson Cluster International Festival held on March 10, 2016 at the high school. Students and staff from Kensington and New Town Elementary Schools, along with Cuthbertson Middle and High Schools joined with families and community to share and learn from each other in this multicultural event. This year’s theme was “Connecting the Pieces of Our World.”

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  • Cavs Recognize National Beta Week

    The CHS Beta Club, advised by Mr. Robert Hodges, celebrated National Beta Week March 7-11, 2016. National Beta Week was founded by President Richard Nixon in 1973 and then permanently established by President Ronald Reagan in 1984. The National Beta Club is the nation's largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. For more than 80 years, it has prepared today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders. The Beta motto is “Let us lead by serving others.”

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  • Cavs Experience Indonesia Through Skype

    Students in Ms. Jennifer Mitchell’s AP English III class recently had the opportunity to skype with a student from Universitas Negri Malang in Indonesia. Students prepared questions in advance and met bright and early in the Media Center in order to connect with Mustika Nuramalia, a student in the graduate English department at the university. She was twelve hours ahead due to the time difference. Students asked Mustika questions on various topics such as her daily schedule, what outside interests she had, what kinds of jobs were available, the election of leaders, the weather, and popular foods.

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  • Foods II Class Learns On-Site

    Ms. Stefanie Carnathan’s Foods II class recently took a tour of our school cafeteria to go behind the scenes in an industrial kitchen. The tour was directly relevant to the curriculum since the students have been learning about ServSafe – a national certification program in safety and sanitation. The Serv Safe training program is the industry standard for food safety education.

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  • Cavs Support Red Cross Blood Drive

    The CHS National Honor Society recently sponsored a blood drive through the Red Cross. It was the second of three drives the school has planned for this year. 80 total units were collected during the day.

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  • Cavs Celebrate Reverse Homecoming

    CHS is celebrating Reverse Homecoming Week the week of February 15-20 with lots of fun activities that promote school spirit sponsored by the Student Council. Reverse Homecoming Week simply means a turn of events from the fall Homecoming Week when a Homecoming Queen is chosen. In Reverse Homecoming Week, a King of the Court is chosen. Students nominate and vote on a King during lunches throughout the week.

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  • French Club Recognizes Mardis Gras

    Happy Fat Tuesday! Members of the CHS French Club, along with advisers Lisa Helms and Heather Buskard, sponsored a Mardis Gras breakfast for staff and club members on February 9, 2016. The meal featured French beignets, which are deep fried pastries covered with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar, and fresh fruit. It was served by French Club students who also handed out festive purple, gold, and green Mardis bead necklaces.

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  • Cavs Support Souper Bowl of Caring

    This week, the CHS Science Honor Society, advised by Ms. Alissa Hammersmith, is sponsoring the school’s participation in the ‘Souper’ Bowl of Caring. The fundraiser supports the Union County Community Shelter which provides food and shelter to the hungry and homeless population of Union County. They also provide programs to help others achieve self-sufficiency.

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  • Cavs Create "Living Wax Museum"

    Students in Nathan Hahn’s and Dustin Allen’s World History classes recently concluded their course by creating a “Living Wax Museum.” Students chose a famous person from history to personify which included creating a costume, an informational speech and a visual display about each historical figure.

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  • Pierce Named Microsoft Master

    CHS is proud to announce its first ever Microsoft Office 2013 Specialist Master! Savannah Marie Pierce, a junior, earned the title in December when she demonstrated mastery by passing every exam in the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of products: Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Word Expert.

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  • Cavs Prepare For Testing

    First semester exams begin on Monday, January 11, 2016, and end on Thursday, January 14. Exams begin promptly at 8:00 am and end at approximately 12:30 pm. All students taking a course for credit are required to attend the review session and take the exam during this testing window. Attendance for exam review sessions and exams is required for all students. Our normal school hours apply, but the schedule and lunch times have been adjusted to accommodate exams.

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  • Students Experience Chinese Poetry

    Did you know that the Tang Dynasty was the golden age of Chinese poetry? Students in Mrs. Shannon Du’s Chinese 2 class have been learning about Tang Dynasty poems and famous Chinese poets. During the Tang Dynasty - June 18, 618 - June 4, 907 – poetry was an important part of social life. Tang poetry has had a lasting influence on world literature.

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  • Cavs Participate in Hour of Code

    Students in Ms. Lisa Webb’s Computer Programming classes took part in the global movement Hour of Code as part of Computer Science Education Week December 7-13, 2015. According to its website, the Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. It is just the first step on a journey to learn more about how technology works and how to create software applications.

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  • Band Students Learn About Military Options

    Staff Sergeant Leonard Allen, a United States Marine Corps recruiter, visited the Band room December 9, 2015, to speak to the class about employment options involving music after high school. Students learned how to audition for a military ensemble and the ways military band service can help pay for college and provide career employment in a music field.

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  • Apparel Students Study Other Cultures

    Students in Ms. Allie Vick’s Apparel classes recently completed a Fashion Cultures project. The project involved choosing a country and researching the various types of clothing worn there. Students chose countries such as Spain, India, Japan, France, and Italy.

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  • Morehead Mobile Lab Visits CHS

    Students in Ms. Alissa Hammersmith’s AP Biology class were offered the special opportunity of learning about the immune system outside of the classroom. Chapel Hill’s Morehead Mobile Lab came to the school on November 17, 2015, bringing tools used to teach the students about communication in the immune system.

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  • Cavs Place in NC Vet Science Competition

    The CHS FFA Veterinary Science team competed in the state Vet Science competition at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford, NC, on November, 21, 2015. They placed 5th in the state out of 60 teams! Team members included Morgan Attwood (10th), Rachel Gionis (11th), Rachael Holzman (11th), Nicole Manalis (11th), and an alternate, Andrew Osterberg (11th). These students had to use their decision-making, communicating, and problem-solving skills in order to demonstrate the proper protocol in veterinary medicine in various situations.

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  • Choir Experiences Cultures Through Music

    “Music is the universal language of mankind.” So said American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and the CHS Choir exemplifies it every day. The choir, under the direction of Ms. Brittany Coughlin, learns and performs songs from around the world as part of its curriculum.

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  • FCA Supports Samaritan's Feet

    The CHS FCA is ready to kick off its annual Samaritan’s Feet Shoes of Hope fundraiser from November 30 – December 4, 2015. Samaritan’s Feet strives to provide shoes for needy children around the world. In 2013 and 2014 they gave away over 1,540,000 pairs of shoes. For many it was the first pair of shoes ever owned. The Samaritan’s Feet website states: “Samaritan’s Feet shares hope with children in the U.S. and around the world by washing their feet, giving them a new pair of shoes, and helping them believe that their dreams can come true. We at Samaritan’s Feet believe that a new pair of shoes can be a tangible foundation of hope to a person in need.”

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  • Tyo Visits Forensic Science Class

    Students in Mrs. Maya Schultz’ Forensic Science class were recently honored with a visit from U.S. Army Colonel Joseph M. Tyo, Jr. Colonel Tyo shared his career experiences and offered advice on military careers to the students, describing his own military experience as “the greatest 26 years of my life.”

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  • Cavs Begin a Season of Giving

    Cavaliers are reaching out this holiday season in a variety of ways. We are sponsoring a gift tree and a canned food drive for the Union County Christmas Bureau. A tree is set up in the Media Center covered with tags that list the wishes of children right here in Union County. Students, staff members, classes, clubs, teams, parents, and community members are all encouraged to fulfill one or more wishes with gifts of toys, clothing, and supplies. Anyone who would like to fulfill a wish but is unable to stop by for a tag may call the Media Center for a gift or donation idea. We are also collecting canned and non-perishable food items for the Christmas Bureau. All donations are due in the Media Center by December 7.

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  • Student Council Sponsors Homecoming Events

    The week of October 19-24, 2015 was one of the biggest weeks during this school year - Homecoming Week! Students were encouraged to dress up in order to promote school spirit and a fun learning atmosphere. Student Council planned fun events, the spirit days, and some great activities during the week for students to attend and to join in on. This year was one of the best Homecoming weeks CHS has ever seen.

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  • Cauthen Named "Big 22" Player of the Year

    CHS held a pep rally on November 13, 2015 to recognize junior football player JT Cauthen who was named the WSOC-TV’s Channel 9 “Big 22” Player of the Year. During the pep rally, Cauthen was presented with a personalized trophy and CHS received a $10,000 donation all provided by WSOC-TV and Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits.

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  • HOSA Serves the Community

    Thirty students from Cuthbertson’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club attended a three hour vision screen training provided by Prevent Blindness of North Carolina (www.pbnc.org) on September 26, 2015. Students learned basic eye anatomy, eye disorders that can be detected by vision screenings and the skill set necessary to perform these valuable vision screens. They successfully completed performance assessments and written evaluations to obtain nationally recognized certifications.

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  • Kendall Named Semper-Fidelis All American

    Congratulations to CHS senior Austin Kendall upon his selection to the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl! The Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl is supported by the U.S. Marine Corps and features the nation’s best and brightest high school football players. 90 students are selected from across the country. The selection process not only involves seeking out the top-rated players, but also takes into consideration each athlete’s character, academic performance, and leadership.

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  • CHS Band Program Named Blue Ribbon Program of Excellence

    CHS is extremely honored to announce that the Cuthbertson High School Band program under the direction of Todd Ebert has been recognized by the National Band Association as a Blue Ribbon Program of Excellence. This honor is awarded by division and CHS has been recognized as a winner for the Southern Division, and is the only school from North Carolina. There were three high schools selected from the Southern Division. The other high schools are McLean HS from Virginia and Tarpon Springs HS from Florida.

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  • NC College Application Week

    College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC.org) is sponsoring College Application Week November 2-6, 2015. According to the CFNC.org website, the goal of North Carolina College Application Week is to provide every graduating high school senior the opportunity to apply to college online through CFNC.org. Special focus is placed on students who would be the first in their families to attend college and students who may have not otherwise seriously considered attending college. CHS is excited take part in this week with several promotional activities including a door decorating contest among the teachers. Doors are covered with decorations from each teacher’s alma mater to inspire conversations about the various schools.

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  • Cavs Assist Libros for Learning

    The International Club and Spanish students of Mrs. Stacie Thompson hosted Dr. Glenn Baron recently to speak about Libros for Learning. Libros for Learning is a nonprofit organization designed to provide libraries of books to schools in the Cabo Corrientes area of Mexico for students to read for pleasure. Most of the children do not otherwise have access to such books.

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  • Hasenkopf and Giaimo Named Winners

    Make It in Union County is a website and branding by the Union County Chamber of Commerce to promote awareness of the manufacturing companies in Union County – many of which are global companies. The Chamber along with Union County manufacturing companies, Union County Public Schools (UCPS), South Piedmont Community College (SPCC), and others sponsored a week-long event to raise awareness of manufacturing in Union County. The event occurred September 28th through October 2nd which was National Manufacturing Day.

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  • Clubs Sample French Crêpes

    Did you know there is a holiday in France where people celebrate by eating crêpes? It’s called La Chandeleur or Candlemas and is held on February 2. This is just one of many interesting facts the French Club and FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) learned recently in a collaborative club meeting where the members got to make and taste delicious crêpes!

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  • CHS Holds First Pep Rally

    The CHS Student Council hosted the first pep rally of the year on October 9, 2015. Its purpose was to kick off the Mavs vs. Cavs football game, introduce the Homecoming Court nominees, and to raise awareness for breast cancer. Students wore their best pink attire to not only raise awareness for breast cancer but also to show their support for Mrs. Marsden, one of our math teachers, who is currently battling this disease.

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  • John Lennon Tour Bus Visits CHS

    We are proud to announce that Cuthbertson High School has been chosen by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation as one of six schools in the nation to win a two-day residency with the NAMM Foundation and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Our school was selected after students submitted a music video that answered the question, "What makes music education great in your school?" The song and video were written and produced solely by students.

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  • Club Walk Sparks Interests

    Do you love animals? Do you enjoy conducting scientific experiments? Perhaps you would rather take part in a school environmental project? Maybe your favorite way to spend your spare time is reading a good book. Whatever your interest, CHS has a club for you! From clubs featuring world languages to community service to favorite hobbies to leadership opportunities, CHS clubs offer it all.

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  • CHS Holds Heroes Night

    CHS hosted a Heroes Night ceremony at the football game on September 11, 2015, as a way to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary and to honor and thank servicemen and women. Law enforcement officials from both Union and Mecklenburg counties, firemen and first responders from the Waxhaw and Wesley Chapel fire departments, as well as current and veteran military servicemen and women were all invited to attend.

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  • CHS Student Council Off to a Strong Start

    The CHS Student Council held a retreat on August 4 and 5 in which their members bonded and improved on their leadership skills. Their goal was to prepare for upcoming events and ideas for the school year. Students played games, planned fall events, and got to know one another so they could have a fun and great school year.

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  • CHS Named A+ School

    Congratulations to Cuthbertson High School for being named an A+ school from the 2014-2015 school year! Our school “Exceeded Growth” in all academic areas during the 2014-2015 school year. In fact, our growth increase was 6.85%, a record-breaking percentage of growth for our school. In addition to exceeding growth, our school met all 55 federal and state target goals, as well as increased in overall proficiencies in all categories used to measure accountability under the READY Accountability Model.

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  • National Merit Semifinalists Announced

    CHS would like to congratulate seniors Jane Marryat and Samuel Gordon who have been named semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship competition.

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