THIS WEEK AT CHS - February 27, 2017

Here is the link to the Winter Playoffs for Athletic Teams: TOURNAMENTS


The Pennies for Patients Tournament will take place from February 27 - March 31st. Help us meet out $10,000 goal for a second year in a row. Here is our online fundraising link: http://events.lls.org/pages/ri/CumberlandHighSchool-2017


MONDAY D Day 2-3-ADV-4-5-6

  • Pennies for Patients collection begins!
  • National Honor Society Meeting Advisory Auditorium
  • Hot 106 Contest Kickoff at lunch cafeteria - buy breakfast all week and each time get a raffle ticket for chance to to win Lil Wayne Concert Tickets in a Suite. Did you know breakfast is only $1 in most cases!
  • Variety Show ticket sales ($5) begin during all lunches or in Ms. Rowe’s room T307
  • Variety Show Rehearsal - After School Auditorium


TUESDAY E Day 7-1-ADV-2-3-4

  • Holocaust Class Guest Speaker Auditorium 8:20-9:40am
  • Freshmen Mentor Breakfast 9:40am-10:10 Auditorium
  • Hot 106 Street Team at Breakfast
  • Variety Show Rehearsal - After School Auditorium


WEDNESDAY F Day 5-6-7-1-2

  • Hot 106 Street Team at Breakfast
  • Future Business Leaders of America State Competition
  • Math Team Meet 2:20-5:30pm
  • Variety Show Rehearsal - After School Auditorium


THURSDAY G Day 3-4-ADV-5-6-7

  • English Field Trip to Trinity Rep
  • Boys Lacrosse Meeting 2-3:45pm Cafeteria
  • Variety Show Rehearsal - After School Auditorium


FRIDAY A Day 1-2-ADV-3-4-5

  • Drawing for Hot 106 contest winners: Lil Wayne Concert - Suite Box Tickets - Ryan Center in April
  • New England Institute of Technology Field Trip
  • Political Animals - Voter Registration Drive - Cafeteria all 4 lunches
  • Variety Show 7pm Auditorium $5 advance $7 at the door


SATURDAY

  • Debate Team to New England Tech
  • Variety Show 7pm Auditorium $5 advance $7 at the door


Important Upcoming Dates

  • Respect Week - March 6-10
  • Unified Basketball Fan Game - Juniors and Seniors 8:45am-10am - March 7
  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey - March 9
  • Respect Day Program - March 9
  • World Language Week - March 13-17
  • Spring Sports Begin - March 20
  • Unified Basketball Fan Game - Juniors and Seniors 8:45am-10am - March 21
  • Student Government Meeting - March 21
  • Festival Concert - March 23
  • 3rd Quarter Ends - March 31
  • Spring Fling - March 31
  • SAT Testing date for all juniors - April 5
  • Grad Nite - April 6-9
  • Blood Drive - April 11
  • No School - April 14
  • April Vacation - April 17-21

Announcements

Spring Sport Sign Up Form: Please fill out google form to participate in spring sports: https://goo.gl/wf2278


  • Congratulations to CHS Boys Soccer Coach Justin Resendes the 2016 State Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America
  • Congrats to Freshman wrestlers on their state championship


Older Announcements

  • SAT Practice for Students: Free, personalized practice with Official SAT Practice from Khan Academy® ; The Daily Practice for the New SAT app (available through the App Store and Google Play); Tips, suggestions, and practice tests on our website
  • The College Board and Khan Academy offer the Official SAT® Practice to provide free, personalized skills practice for all students using diagnostic quizzes, full-length practice tests, videos, and interactive problems. Right now only 7% of our students who took a PSAT-related assessment have linked their College Board and Khan Academy accounts in order to fully access this resource. Parents help get students practicing:
      1. Check out this video: student video
      2. Instructions to link College Board and Khan Academy accounts: linking accounts and video
  • Meet your financial literacy graduation requirement online through EVERFI modules. As we begin the second semester, it is a good time to revisit the opportunity to meet one of your graduation requirements through Everfi, an online platform to learn more about personal finances. Complete the six hour course by June 1st, 2017 and email Assistant Principal adolfo.costa@cumberlandschools.org .if you have any questions All you have to do is access the website https://platform.everfi.net/registration/login Register if you don't have an account and enter the corresponding class code:
      • Students scheduled to graduate in 2019 enter 5ca8f6de
      • Students scheduled to graduate in 2020 enter d0b5c7e0
  • ATTENTION JUNIORS: Click HERE for vaccine information from the nurse.
  • From the CHS School Counseling Department: Just a reminder that we are no longer using the Remind App for notices by text. If you are interested in continuing with notices by text, you must sign up through the Follett App. Here is the link to sign up. http://www.cumberlandschools.org/content/receiving-aspen-notifications-your-mobile-device Important information from the Guidance Department will be sent out through this method. Please sign up.
  • Facing History and Ourselves is thrilled to announce the 2017 Facing History Together Student Essay Contest. Inspired by a powerful quote from the late Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, this year's essay prompt asks students to reflect on what story, book, or person has influenced their thinking about ethical decision making. With the generous support of Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation's Holocaust Remembrance Project, Facing History is excited to offer more than $25,000 in scholarships and awards to students and their educators. View the full prize structure.
  • RI Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools Plunge Salty Brine State Beach Saturday March 4, 2017 Middle School & High School check-in @ 10:30am PLUNGE @12noon! BE SURE TO REGISTER @ http://www.firstgiving.com/soriucs/unified-champion-schools-plunge to keep track of your online, as well as off-line donations.
  • Dartmouth College 2017 Summer Opportunity for High School Students - The Health Careers Institute at Dartmouth is offered during July and August for high school students entering grades 10, 11, and 12. Students who have expressed an interest in working in health care or want to know more about clinical and non-clinical health careers, while learning about important issues and topics in health care today, are encouraged to apply. The online application is available on the website. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2017.
  • Nursing scholarships available for high school seniors. The Chartercare Foundation is now accepting applications for nursing scholarships from high school seniors as well as currently enrolled nursing students. The deadline is April 30, 2017. Go to www.chartercarefoundation.org to apply.
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