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“Finding Your Place in The Herd” at Cheshire High School’s Club Fair
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 10-22-18)
On Monday, October 1st, the annual CHS club fair was hosted in the east gym during all three lunch waves. This fair is held every year as a way to introduce students to clubs and activities, in hopes that every student will find the thing that makes high school more fun for them. From politics, to sports, the arts, and almost everything in between, the club fair had a place for people with varying interests. Read More

CHS Summer Reading Program
by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 6-15-18)
Hey guys, it is almost summer! And you know exactly what that means... the all new 2018 reading summer list is out! Sign up for the 2018-19 summer reading program due by the last day of school, June 21st by going to : goo.gl/fctNMq 

B1 Day 2018
by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 6-14-18
On a normal day of school, students stay inside their classrooms, doing school work, studying, and learning about important subjects like math, english, history, and science. However, there are some very important lessons that one may not learn from this traditional classroom. Read More

The Royal Wedding
by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 5-21-18)
On May 19, 2018the royal wedding took place between Prince Harry and Princess Meghan Markle. They were married at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in the United Kingdom. Read Full Article

Discovery STEM Expo Fair
by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 3-19-18)
On Saturday, March 17 2018, the Discovery STEM Expo Fair took place at Cheshire High School. It was an event for all grade levels—elementary, middle and high school. Some created a product of their own, while other “works of art” were done in teams. Read More

Dr. Gadd Tries New “Cheshire Chat” Activity
by Julia Acquavita, 2018 (posted 3-13-18)
On Monday, February 5th, Dr. Gadd, Cheshire High School’s principal, tested the CHS waters with a new activity in place of advisory, this activity being called the “Cheshire Chat.” These Cheshire Chats are designed for students to engage in conversation with their administrative figures, such as Dr. Gadd herself, in order to foster a meaningful relationship amongst students and their teachers. Read More

An Open Letter to Cheshire High School
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 3-1-18)
To the community at Cheshire High School: 
I know you are scared. You are fearful for your lives and afraid of going to school. The panic that has ensued following the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas and our own statewide tragedy at Sandy Hook just 5 years ago has shaken you up and made you angry. Rightfully so. 
Read Here

Prospective on Ithaca College
by Don Therkildsen, 2018 (posted 2-22-18)
Almost five hours away from Cheshire, a bit ways south of Syracuse in upper New York, resides a notorious school: Ithaca College (in Ithaca, New York). This college is notorious for its arts programs, including those of writing and the performance arts. It is renowned for its theater program, and it devotes several different buildings to different fields, like the Dillingham Center, devoted to the production of multiple shows a year, or Park Hall which educates students majoring in communications, so future filmmakers and the like attending Ithaca find much of their time spent here. Full Article 

JHUMUNC 2018

by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 2-22-18)

On Thursday February 8th, 24 Cheshire High School students attended the annual Johns Hopkins Model United Nations Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference was held at the Hilton Hotel and was attended by students from various states and countries. Read More





Important updates on Senior Prom 

by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 2-21-28)

Hey seniors! Time flies in highschool in highschool especially senior year when we are all busy applying for colleges and scholarships. However, we must not the forget the fun things like prom!
Prom seems like 3 months but it’s really just around the corner. This year, senior prom, will be held at the Aqua Turf located in Plantsville Connecticut on Saturday May 12th. The theme of this year’s starry night. Read More

Register for AP exam

by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 2-21-18)

Register for the AP Registration for the AP exams are now available from January 25th until February 23rd. Students and parents can sign up through the myschoolbucks website: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/login/getmain?requestAction=home . Read More


MechaRAMS preparing for this years game, Power Up

by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 2-20-18)
On January 6th, 2018, MechaRAMS, the Cheshire High School’s robotics team and other teams from different schools congregated for kickoff of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The kickoff unveils the game of the year through a live stream and reveals the game’s rules and regulations. Read More




Senior Spotlight Male: Joe Berardi 
by Simran Kaur, 201(posted 2-18-18)

Merrily We Roll Along is a Sondheim musical which takes the audience backwards in time to explain the collapse of a friendship between three best friends—Frank Shepherd, Charley Kringas, and Mary Flynn—who get lost in their journey to success. Joe Berardi, 2018, is currently performing in one of his last shows, Merrily We Roll Along, as Charley Kringas. Read More


Senior Spotlight Female: Alex Glenn

by Don Therkildsen, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)



Alex Glenn, 2018, is a member of CHS Drama and currently in the production of Merrily We Roll Along. She has been in many of the shows in the past as an actor and tech crew member. She has been in Mary Poppins, Radium Girls, and She Stoops To Conquer as tech crew and in Singin’ In The Rain as an actor. Read More







Merrily We Roll Along
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

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Stephen Sondheim is known for his music in West Side Story, Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd, and much more! His work influenced modern theater and performers. After creating many successful shows, Sondheim decided to take on the enduring task of creating a show with another legend, Hal Prince. With their efforts, they created Merrily We Roll Along. Read More







Bucketlist Broadway

by Grace Azaula, 2020 (posted 2-18-18)

Singing. Dancing. Food. Love These are the things that make the world go round. But where could you possibly find all of them at once? Bucket List Broadway, of course! On February 10th, CHS Drama held their annual Bucket List Broadway event at the Waverly Inn. This event is a great way for local singers to perform songs from their favorite musicals, and for audience members to enjoy delicious horderves while listening to extremely talented performers, some of whom were CHS students themselves. Read More

Blade Runner
by Don Therkildsen, 2018 (posted 2-18-18)

On October 6 of last year, Blade Runner 2049 hit theaters, and was a long awaited sequel to the big-name director Ridley Scott’s 1982 film, Blade Runner. It includes Hollywood stars like Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, and Emily Blunt. Read More

CHS Club Fair: An Opportunity for Many
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 10-5-17)
On Monday October 2nd, you would have been hard pressed to find an empty corner of the east gym. That's because it held the annual CHS Club Fair, which helps promote the various clubs around school. Full Article

Cheshire High School Senior Accepted into All-National Choir

by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 9-20-17) 

Cheshire High School senior Sophia Cheng has been selected as one of the top 350 high school singers in the nation for the 2017-18 National Association for Music Education Mixed Choir. Full Article


Fall Festival Fun

by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 9-19-17)
On Saturday September 16, 2017, many local businesses and organizations came together for a community gathering at the Cheshire Community Fall Festival. It’s a wonderful event that takes place every fall, at Bartlem Park. It is a great opportunity for various businesses, high school clubs, families and friends to come together for a big get together. Read More


Check Out the June Edition!
Find out senior destinations, view the results of the senior survey, read about senior spotlights, and see the speeches you didn't hear at graduation.
Click here to see the e-edition.  

A Force for Change: Fundraising for The Small Things Organization
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 5-2-17)
In the Star Wars world, May 4th and May 5th are more than just random dates on the calendar: they cause for celebration. “May the 4th” is officially Star Wars day, and “Revenge of the 5th” is an extension of that, seeing as they are both puns that reference the series. Read More


What Is Up With These Teacher Contracts?
by Julia Acquavita, 2018 (posted 3-21-17)
This past month, the controversial topic of teacher contracts has been making its way into various conversations among the residents of Cheshire. I know what you may be thinking. Read More

Successful Feminists Event at CHS
by Julia Acquavita, 2018 (posted 3-7-17)
“I was very proud that 100 of our students volunteered to attend the event and that every one of them fully committed to the content and the discussions that followed. I am so proud of them for addressing very serious and adult issues with concern and respect for each other,” says Tina Ocone, leader of the Young Feminists club. 

On Wednesday January 25th, Cheshire High School’s Young Feminists Club, led by world language teacher Tina Ocone, took on the task of organizing an event in the CHS library to help raise student’s awareness of the importance of gender equality in our society. Read More


Should School Start at a Later Time?

by Julia Acquavita, 2018 (posted 3-6-17)

“This research indicates that school bells that ring as early as 7:00 a.m. in many parts of the country stand in stark contrast with adolescents' sleep patterns and needs,” according to the National Sleep Foundation.

Throughout the past few years, much controversy and conversation has surrounded the issue of what time school should start, especially at Cheshire High School. Read More

A Classical Movie Turned Musical at CHS
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 2-13-17)
This year, on March 23rd, 24th, and 25th, CHS Drama Club will be putting on a
performance of the classic movie-musical Singin’ in the Rain. It will be directed by
English teacher Ms. Demeo. This year’s show is a hilarious re-imagining of the 1952

Register for the AP Exams!
by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 1-30-17)  
Registration for the AP exams are now available from January 25th until February 23rd. Students and parents can sign up through the myschoolbucks website: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/login/getmain?requestAction=home 
As a reminder, the Registration Information video can be found HERE. Full article

Careers in Sports Medicine and Nutrition
by Manavi Jain, 2018 (posted 1-29-17)
On January 28, 2017 students from different regions of CT including Cheshire High School attended the Code One CPR training through the Careers in Sports Medicine and Nutrition (CSMN) program. Code One training is a by product of the American Heart Association, where CPR, AED and other life support courses are available for samaritans. Full Article

Get your Practice ACT Score Back
by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 1-26-17)
Congratulations on taking you practice ACT! Get your scores and a personalized report on your strengths and weaknesses on Thursday February 9th from 7 PM to 8:15 PM at CHS. Full Article

Fighting Off Sickness in Winter
by Jessica Tan, 2018 (posted 1-21-17)

In January 2016, 11% of Americans caught the common cold and 3.9% caught the flu. Although it has been shown that cold weather and chances of getting sick have no correlation, winter still tends to increase the percentages of people with the cold or flu. According to a Dr. John Watson, a medical epidemiologist with the US CDC, may suggest that people’s behavior during the winter—such as congregating indoors in smaller spaces—may be the true cause. Whatever the cause may be, it is important to find ways to stay as healthy as possible this winter. Full Article


Here is your Chance to take a full Practice ACT at CHS: Sign up Now!
by Shivani Padhi, 2018 (posted 1-8-17)
Attention all 10th and 11th graders, Cheshire High School’s PTO group has planned to enact a practice ACT test to take place at CHS Cafe on January 21st, 2017. Full Article

Memorable Winter Concert
by Annie Wang, 2018 (posted 12-23-16)
On December 15th, the Cheshire High School band and orchestra held their annual winter concert in the Thorp Auditorium. However, the events that would unfold throughout the night were not exactly “annual”. Full Article

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review
by Abby Dziura, 2020 (posted 12-21-16)
Want to know more about the new Stars Wars movie, "Rogue One"? Read this to find out more about it! Full Article

New Era in Cheshire Girls Basketball
by Mike Lewis, 2018 (posted 12-15-16)
On December 15th, 2015, following her team’s opening victory against Guilford, Sarah Mik announced that the 2015-16 season as Cheshire High School varsity girls basketball head coach would be her last. As the Rams fought to an 8-12 record along with state tournament berth last year, the question loomed: Who would be the replacement? It wasn’t until May 6th, 2016 that the decision was announced: Michelle Vieira would be Cheshire’s next head coach. Full Article

CHS Fall Leaf Raking 2016
     

Check Out Our November Edition
Pick up a copy in the library, in the main office, or from your literature teacher.
Click here to see the e-edition.  

Unofficial Election Results for Cheshire
*Does not include absentee ballots
Winners
Presidential Election- Clinton
Senate- Blumenthal
House of Representatives- Esty
State Senate-D13- Suzio
State Senate-D16- Markley
State Representative-D89- Zupkus
State Representative-D90- Fishbein
State Representative-D103- Falvey

Senior Theater Spotlight: Katie Sparks
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 11-10-16)
Katie Sparks, 2017, is cast to play Kathryn Shaub in the play, Radium Girls. Kathryn is a factory worker and is friends with the main character, Grace Fryer, played by Katie Ardesia, 2017. They both end up contracting a disease which leads to a series of dramatic events. Read More

Keep Moving Forward in Life
By Kyle Leff, 2018 (posted 10-25-16)                                                                               
On September 12th and October 6th, Cheshire High School (CHS) hosted a College Fair from 6pm to 8pm. Over 75 colleges attended this fair to showcase their college and to answer any questions asked by prospective students from CHS and other students from the vicinity. Read More





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