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

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

Today at CHS

February Break 

Coming Up

Your Week Ahead

A Message From the Public Relations Officer:

The Forgotten Holiday
Virginia Shugrue, 2017 (posted 11-14-15)

In between Halloween and Christmas lies an often neglected holiday, Thanksgiving.  Full Article

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

Science Department Gets a Breath of Fresh Air

by Emily Longmore, 2019 (posted 11-4-15)
Corrine Pelletier, a twenty year veteran science teacher is a mentor to new teachers. Pelletier is excited to have fresh additions to the department. Full Article

SAT Heading your way? By Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 9-28-15)

Getting tense about the SAT? Do not worry at all; we will prepare you well and help you rock the SAT exams. To start off, here are the test dates from October 2015 all the way through to June 2016. Read More

Cheshire High Makes Top Grade
Press Release (posted 9-15-14)
On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 Newsweek Magazine named Cheshire High School one of the Top 500 Public High Schools in America. Read more

Club Spotlight: Anime/Manga Club
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 9-26-15)
“Anime Club is an exciting club that allows students to experience Japanese culture in an active and engaging way,” says member Mya Lamaster, 2018. Full Article

Cheshire Food Drive

by Jordan Nann, 2018 (posted 9-23-15)

The start of the school year reminds us of the opportunity for new beginnings. As we experience new classes, new clothes, and new supplies, we can look to other new beginnings.
Full Article
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

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

Super Bowl 2016 Preview
by Michael Lewis, 2019 (posted 2-4-16)
This Sunday, Feburary 7th, is one of the biggest days of the year for football fans. Super Bowl Sunday is here once again, and the 50th edition of the big game will feature the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Full Article

Mary Poppins Comes Flying into Cheshire
by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 1-27-16)
The Cheshire High School Drama Club is already preparing for its spring musical, Mary Poppins, set to come out on March 17th, 18th, and 19th. 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

Pool Delay
by Jessica Tan, 2018 (posted 1-26-16)
After over a year of being inoperable, the Cheshire Community Pool is scheduled to reopen on February 8, 2016. Originally, the pool was scheduled to open on the 25th of January, but the construction on the concrete deck around the pool deck has not been completed yet. Full Article
Bucket List Broadway
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 1-26-16)
This year for the spring musical CHS Drama is presenting a the famed and widely known Mary Poppins.  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

Oratorical Contest
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 1-21-16)
On Thursday January 7, the Cheshire High School Social Studies Department hosted its annual schoolwide Oratorical Constitution Contest after school in the library. Hosted by the American Legion, the local contest is the first in a series of steps towards a national contest in which students have the chance to win up to $18,000 in scholarships.        Full Article

CMEA: 2016 Southern Region Music Festival
by Mara Tu, 2017 (posted 1-18-16)
Music, music, music everywhere! From January 8th- January 9th, 27 of Cheshire High’s talented musicians participated in the Connecticut Music Educators Association Southern Region Music Festival at Middletown High School. 
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

Shop with a Cop
by Maya Wylie, 2016 (posted 12-21-15)
Tis the season of giving, and no one understands this better than the Reach Foundation. It was around 5 o'clock on December 4th and the Southington Target was abuzz. Excitement was in the air, although the shoppers were not sure of what it could beFull Article

Look Inside a CHS Classroom
AP Physics Students Design Roller Coasters
The designs are not professional, but they sure are creative. At Cheshire High School, the AP Physics 1 classes took on the responsibility of designing and creating models for their own roller coasters. Full Article

by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 12-14-15)
Along with the snow and cold weather comes a flurry of fun winter festivities. One of these events is Winterfest-an annual children’s fair held right here at Cheshire High School. This year, the fair was held on December 5th from 11 a.m-2 p.m. in the CHS commons. Full Article

The Story of the Mockingjay Comes to a Bittersweet End 
by Shreya Dhume, 2019 (posted 12-14-15)
The riveting, exciting series, The Hunger Games, draws to a close as millions of fans pour into theaters to witness the final film: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. Full Article

Winter Concert
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 12-13-15)
On December 10th, the Cheshire High Music Department held its annual Winter Concert. The Concert Band started of strong by performing three pieces, Kitty Hawk, 1903 by William Owens, Appalachian Air by Michael Brown, and Exaltation by James Swearingen. Read More

CHS 2005 Alumni, Amanda Garbatini, Provides Inspiration & Hope 

CHS Football Honors Those Who Served 
by Mike Lewis, 2019 (posted 11-25-15)
Two weeks ago at Cheshire High, the varsity football team took on Sheehan. However, the game was only a backdrop to the real meaning of the night. Per Cheshire Athletic Director Mr. Steve Trifone, it was “not only the stage for a football game, but also a stage to honor local veterans as well.” Full Article

Apply for a Community Grant to Help Cheshire Citizens!
Shivani Padhi, 2018 (Posted 11/20/15)
The Cheshire Youth Services (CYS) is an organization that promotes the positive behavior and attitude of children and families in Cheshire! In this spirit, the Cheshire Youth in Action group, funded by the CYS, is offering the 2015 Community Grant to help a program designed to impact Cheshire youth and families. Read More

A Spotlight on a Young, Amazing Talent at CHS
Matt Davies, 2017 (posted 11-20-15)
Alea Vernon, 2018 is a talented student who sings the National Anthem at CHS football and basketball games. Full Article

Theater Performer Marissa Nazzaro
Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 11-14-15
CHS performed Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.Full Article

by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 11-10-15)
On November 8, 2015, members of the Cheshire High Model United Nations met at Cheshire Academy to face off against Cheshire Academy regarding the topic of unmanned drone usage. Full Article

Spotlight on a Female Athlete
Marli Green, Volleyball Captain
by Matt Davies, 2017 (posted 11-9-15)
Marli Green is a captain for the CHS volleyball team. She has won three state championships with the team. Read more

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

A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 10-29-15)
As the title suggests, The Bad Beginning is the first of a series of 13 novels by
Lemony Snicket that tells the tale of three children who face many challenges
and misfortunes after their parents death. Full Article

CHS Teac
ers Become Warriors
by Kyle Leff, 2018 (posted 10-27-15)
Who doesn’t want to be a warrior? Eleven CHS teachers were bestowed this title after competing in the Warrior Dash, October 3rd in Madison, CT. Full Article

A Farewell to Florio
by Angela Zhu, 2017 (posted 10-24-15)
Dr. Florio, after almost 25 years of service, has recently announced that he will be leaving the Cheshire Public Schools community. Full Article

Cheshire Democrats Open Headquarters
by Roger Chen, 2017 (posted 10-18-15)
This past weekend, the Cheshire Democratic Town Committee opened their headquarters in order to gear up for the upcoming municipal election. Over fifty local residents stopped by to meet the candidates and to pick up some Blackie's hot dogs and other refreshments. Full Article

Club Spotlight: Kpop Club
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 10-18-15)
It’s Friday afternoon. After a long and stressful week of school, it’s 2:06 and you roam the hallways in boredom. Suddenly, you hear the faint sound of music and laughter. Walking closer, it seems to be coming from room 83Full Article

Young Democrats Voted #1 in the Nation
by Camille Lewis, 2017 (posted 10-17-15)
After years of hard work and dedication put into the Young Democrats club, the group is finally being rewarded. In the beginning of 2015, a member of the club, Katherine Wang (2015 graduate), took a chance and nominated the club for the distinguished honor of being #1 in the nation. 
Full Article

Study Tips for a Successful School Year
by Jessica Tan, 2018 (posted 10-16-15)
The end of the first quarter of the school year is quickly approaching. These tips may be helpful for getting your grades where you want them to be. Full Article

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Midterm Madness
by Ethan Shan, 2018 (posted 1-2-16)
Midterms are one of the most stressful times of the school year. Here are some ways to make the most of your time during study sessions. Full Article

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

How to Navigate CHS
by Emily Gotowala, 2016 
(posted 9-30-15)
As everyone knows, the hallways of Cheshire High School are always jam packed and crowded. Kids are yelling, clustered into groups, and walking like they have all the time in the world to make it to their next class. Considering that there is only five minutes for passing time, it seems almost impossible to travel from one side of the building to the other alongside all the chaos. Full Article

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