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UPCOMING EVENTS

December

6          Early Release

6          Parent Academy

18        SB Meeting 6:30

21-31  Winter Break

 

January

1-2    Winter Break

3         Students Return

15        SB Meeting 6:30

21        MLK Holiday

23-25  HS Exams

23-25   Early Release

25          Q2 Ends

31         Report Cards Issued

 

February

18         Student Holiday

19         SB Meeting 6:30

28         Interims Issued

NEWS AND INFORMATION

Technology Students Design Cars

Technology Foundation students designed, crafted and tested their own designs of an energy efficient car.

In this beginning high school course, students acquire a foundation in technological material, energy, and information and apply processes associated with the technological thinker. Challenged by laboratory activities, students create new ideas and innovations, build systems, and analyze technological products to learn further how and why technology works. They work in groups to build and control systems using engineering design in the development of a technology.

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PTSA Essay Contest

The Charles City High School PTSA sponsored an essay contest for juniors and seniors.  The topic was "Why I Want to Attend College".  There were 29 participants and Milla Mantel was the essay winner.  All essays were well written with excellent content.  All participants were recognized and received a $5 gift card and participation certificate.  Our winner received a $5 gift card, a certificate, and a $25 Regal cinema gift card.  Congrats to all!

  CCHS Essay Winner

JROTC Compete in Air Rifle Competition

JROTC Air Rifle Competition

Scholastic Bowl Team Victorious

Last night (Tuesday November 8),  the Charles City Scholastic Bowl team had a fantastic victory over West Point.  It was a true team effort as everyone on the team scored points towards the win.  The match was not without its drama.  With only 5 questions to go, West Point had a thirty point lead; however, Charles City was able to rally and tie the match.  Charles City took the win in sudden death overtime much to the delight of their coach and fans.  Congratulations on the big win Panthers.

Super FASFA Night

On October 18th, senior students and their families gathered to take the first steps to going to college. Sixteen families came and filed their FAFSAs at Charles City High School's annual SUPER FAFSA Night!

 

      

Mission Tomorrow Field Trip

On October 19th, the 8th grade students had an opportunity to go to the Richmond Raceway to participate in an interactive career exploration event at Chamber RVA's Mission Tomorrow.  Students shot basketballs to save cities, practice CPR, and learn about ways in which they can conserve energy and save the world. Watch out because we have some future superstars in the class of 2023!

      

Rolls Royce Visits CCHS CTE Classrooms

It has been a great start to the 2018-19 school year here at Charles City High School! On October 10, guest speakers; Linda Hogan and Corey Stewart came to share with our students the possibilities of employment and internship with Rolls Royce, Prince George, Virginia. Rolls Royce is looking to hire 80 people next year and there are 14 openings for Seniors in the Manufacturing Internship Program. Interviews will start in December. An internship with Rolls Royce is an amazing chance to gain invaluable experience.

The careers in manufacturing, precision machinery, and technology and engineering can make a real impact on live projects and our society.

A topic of discussion was Work Place Readiness Skills and behavior interviews. When the students were question to naming characteristics and or qualities required in the workplace; our students rose to the occasion. Answers were flying from every direction in the auditorium.

Students with Rolls Royce Reps      Rolls Royce Reps

Learning the new Desmos Calculator

Students used the Desmos calculator today in AFDA class to compare and contrast 3 different quadratic functions. 

Students use Demcos calculator in class.

The Latest from our Electronics I and II Classes

Students are excited to learn how the role of electricity and electronics play in their everyday lives.  Students will be building motors that turn, integrated chips that will count in binary and numerical form, and circuits that light up and make sound.  These pictures show students taking inventory of their electronic parts as part of the planning phase for their circuit building.

 

Steven Trull and Earl Chandlier conducting electrical inventory.Students conducting electrical inventory.

Celebrating Constitution Day

DConstitution Day HS 2018-19uring Mr. Brown’s Civics classes students had the opportunity not only to be introduced to replica primary document of the Declaration of Independence but also had the opportunity to explore the Bill of Rights in depth with partners.  Students were given the opportunity to modernize these documents by putting them in their own words.

Charles City County Public Schools

10035 Courthouse Road | Charles City, VA 23030

Office: 804-652-4612 | Fax: 804-829-2363

The Mission of Charles City Public Schools is to develop self-sustaining, responsible and educated adults who can contribute and work to improve their community and the world.