Class of 2016 College Board -Where are CHS seniors going after high school?

'16 Salutatorian & Valedictorian Announced
Congratulations to CHS Class of 2016 Salutatorian, Durga Rathi & Valedictorian, Shangda Xu who were announced on May 20th at the Honor Cord Ceremony.  

Senior Meeting
by Jack Stanton, 2018 (posted 5-21-16)
On Thursday, May 12th, Principal Solan called a classwide meeting in the auditorium. As the students filled in, whispers could be heard as students guessed what the meeting could be about. Full Article

Spectacular Spring Concert
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 5-15-16)
On Thursday, May 12, the CHS Music Department held its annual spring concert. With a packed house, the concert band kicked off the performance with an upbeat song titled Dillon’s Flight. Full Article

Harmful Chemicals in Everyday Products by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 5-7-16) While walking around your house, you might never expect to find some of the harmful chemicals that are cleverly disguised in common household products. Read More

Today at CHS

5/26- D Day

London Alive

Coming Up

6/2 - Senior Picnic

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Figueiredo
by Jack Stanton, 2018 (posted 4-11-16)

If you are wandering the upstairs math hallway, you may pass by room 213, the home of Cheshire High School’s newest math teacher Ms. Figueiredo. Full Article

Did Someone Say Coffee?
by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 3-20-16)
When someone says the word “caffeine,” the first thing most people think of is coffee. In a way, caffeine is synonymous with coffee. However, caffeine also applies to a whole slew of other foods and drinks including: chocolate, ice-cream, pain relievers, and instant oatmeal. Full Article

Recipe of the Month: Strawberry and Quinoa Parfait

by Katharine Wu, 2016 (posted 3-19-16)

One can never go wrong with a parfait – the perfect combination of fruit, granola, and yogurt. What makes this recipe so great is that the result is delicious and it contains the healthy eating holy-grail item: quinoa! Full Article

Model UN Mayhem
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 3-14-16)
Recently, the Model United Nations Club attended the Johns Hopkins Model United Nations Conference (JHUMUNC) in Baltimore, Maryland. For three days, 20 CHS students were part of committees that dealt with real world and mythical problems alike. Full Article

Myers-Briggs Test
by Ethan Shan, 2018 (posted 3-14-16)
Every year, we take a personality test to find out our best talents. This test, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, is the most common personality test used today. It places users in different categories, depending on how they answer the 93 different questions given to them. Read More

Should we bring back February Break?

by Ethan Shan, 2018 (posted 1-19-16)
Many students have complained about the Board of Education’s decision to abolish February Break. Although the idea of getting out of school earlier by having less vacation time is pleasing to some, losing a whole week of time to finish projects and other work is seen as detrimental to others. I, the author, will have to agree with this latter group of students. Full Article

Curriculum Night

by Emily Peck, 2016 (posted 1-15-16)

At 7:00 p.m. of Tuesday January 12, eighth graders and their parents sat down for their first preview of Cheshire High School for curriculum night. Read More

by Christina Nguyen, 2017 (posted 12-19-15)
Adolescents are a thirsty species. We thirst for adventure. We thirst for a thrilling, risky event to distract ourselves from our tedious school days. We thirst for an outrageous occurrence that we can recount to our friends; stories that invoke them to slap our backs and mutter, “you are a wild imbecile.” Full Article

Ram Hockey Alumni Gather for a Special Night
by Mike Lewis, 2019 (posted 1-25-16)
On the night of Saturday, January 9th, former Ram hockey players gathered at Wesleyan’s Spurrier Snyder Rink for a night of nostalgia. Full Article
Latin Day 2016
by Caroline Turret, 2018 (posted 5-2-16)
On Friday, April 29th, Cheshire High School's Latin students embarked towards Holiday Hill for the annual district-wide Latin Day. Garbed in togas, the students came in prepared for trivia, sports, and the allure of free donuts. Read More

2016 Latin Banquet
by Caroline Turret, 2018 (posted 4-28-16)
Thursday, April 21st marked Cheshire High School's Latin Banquet of 2016, hosting entertainment from students and teachers in the department. The banquet, taking place in the school commons, featured many fun events alongside its festive meal. Read More

Code Boola by YHACK   
 Manavi Jain, 2018 and Ashika Jain, 2019 (posted 4-14-16)
On April 9th 2016, students from Cheshire High School and many other high schools had a wonderful opportunity to attend Code Boola, a programming session sponsored by YHack and Yale. Read More

The Great Debate
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 4-12-16)
Recently, 20 Cheshire High School students had the honor of attending the 8th annual Great Debate in Bloomfield, CT. 

Private vs. Public Schooling

By Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 4-12-16)

As the college decision making time is approaching, many students start to wonder the difference between private colleges and public colleges.   Read More

Everything you Should Know About CITs 
by Shreya Dhume, 2019 (posted 3-31-16)
Every summer, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation hosts a selection of summer camps for young children in various locations around Cheshire. Read More

Senior Theater Spotlight: Julia Torok

by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 3-19-16)

Julia Torok, 2016, is cast to play the lead role of Mary Poppins in the spring musical.  Full Article

Zika Epidemic
by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 3-15-16)
The second case of the Zika Virus, which first originated in Uganda in 1947, was recently found in the United States. In the past few months, this virus has become an epidemic for many Latin American and Caribbean countries. Full Article

AP Test Registration
By Shivani Padhi, 2018 (Posted 3-13-16)
AP testing is approaching fast. Students must be registered online for the AP test by March 14th in order to participate in the test. The registration process is very different this year because student/parents will be registering and paying online through My School Bucks. Read More

Club Spotlight: Key Club Challenges You!
By Sarah Salvati, 2017 (Posted 3-5-16)
Key Club at Cheshire High School is sponsored by the Kiwanis Key Club in the Town of Cheshire. Kiwanis Key Club is an international service organization that supports many communities in need of food and other survival equipment.  Read More

The Famed Volleyball Tournament 
by Virginia Shugrue, 2017 (posted 3-4-16)
The Gym Volleyball Tournament occurred on Friday, March 4, 2016. The bleachers were filled with students eager to see which team would take home the title of “Cheshire Volleyball Champions.” Full Article

The Supreme Court Justice Dilemma
by Ethan Shan, 2018 (posted 2-28-16)
The death of Justice Antonin Scalia has started a battle between liberals and conservatives over whether or not President Obama should nominate a successor before he leaves office.  With many people debating over this, I would like to throw my opinion out and say that a new justice should be nominated as soon as possible. Full Article
Cheshire Community Pool Reopening
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 2-27-16)
The Cheshire Community Pool was finally reopened on Sunday February 7, 2016. After its two collapses as a result of previous snowstorms, the bubble has been replaced with a permanent dome so that the structure can now withhold up to 50 inches of snow. Full Article

Stop Censoring our Internet
by Ethan Shan, 2018 (posted 2-11-16)
It’s the first day of school after winter break. You just went to Florida and left your phone behind, so you decide to upload your photos to Facebook during study hall first session. But what’s this? Facebook is blocked by CHS! Full Article

Sign up for the NEW SAT

by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 2-4-16)

The new SAT is taking place this upcoming March 2016. Keep track of your path and sign up early to take the new SAT and rock it! Full Article

A Closer Look at Lincoln College of New England

by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 2-4-16)

Cheshire High School has conferenced with several colleges in the past month. This week's college spotlight is devoted to Lincoln College located in Southington, CT.  Full Article

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CHS Senior Gets Into Harvard
by Matt Davies, 2017 (posted 12-18-15) 
Cheshire High School senior Shangda Xu was recently accepted to Harvard University. According to Xu, It felt surreal. See Q & A

Parking Predicament
by Sabrina Cuda, 2016 (posted 11-1-15)
The senior parking lot at Cheshire High School is known to be very chaotic, congested and somewhat dangerous for students, faculty and other cars. Students park in places where they do not belong; taking other people’s spots, parking in the designated overflow lot which, in turn, creates confusion and disorder. Full Article

The Big Snip
by Panru Jing, 2017 (posted 12-21-15)
On December 7, the H.I.S.T.O.R.Y. Club held “The Big Snip, a fundraiser created by club advisor Mr. Gagliardi. The funds received will go towards the printing of the 1897 yearbook update. Full Article

Gain leadership skills at the Yellow House
by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 2-7-16)
The Cheshire Yellow House is a great program that is available for the youth of Cheshire. Throughout the year, the Yellow House creates many events to attract elementary, middle, and high school kids in Cheshire. Read More

The Teacher Experience
by Stephen Williams, 2016 (posted 10-7-15)
Mr. Jack Olexovitch is CHS’s new addition to the Science Department. He teaches College prep Biology and Catastrophic Events.
 Full Article

New Advanced Placement Courses
by Archana Mandava, 2018 (posted 1-27-16)
As some of you may be aware, there are two new AP (Advanced Placement) courses being added onto the program of studies in the upcoming 2016/2017 school year. These courses are AP Economics and AP Computer Science Principles. Read More
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