CHS Daily Announcements

Seniors-The Illinois Elks Scholarship for students interested in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant, or Occupational Therapy Assistant will be available on the CHS Local Scholarship page starting on December 1, 2023, through March 1, 2024.


The lost and found containers are overflowing.  Please come check out the items that have been brought up to the front office and claim your items.  Anything left at the end of the week will be donated.


There will be a track meeting on Thursday, 11/30 at 8:15am in the Drivers Ed room for anyone interested in being on the track team this spring.


Freshman, if you have the Gold or Trojan Up cards for first quarter this is a reminder you can get into CHS Sporting Events for free. You must present your card at the time of the game. Trojan Up! 

Come join us at The Thread n Gold Clothing Room for our Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 11:30-12:30 during the lunch hours. No appointment is needed, just come down to the basement to room 107. There may be a special treat for all shoppers. Remember, everything is FREE


The Charleston High School Advanced Chorus members will be joining with the Eastern Illinois University Choirs and Eastern Symphony Orchestra for their performance of Handel's masterpiece, "Messiah". This piece, which premiered in 1742, has become one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music and features such pieces as the "Halleluia" Chorus. Performances are on Friday, December 1st at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 3rd at 4:00pm in Dvorak Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on EIU's campus. The CHS students will be performing on the Sunday performance. Tickets for this event can be purchased at


You have three chances to check out CHS' Maximum Forte this weekend. They will be singing the National Anthem at the EIU Men's Basketball game at 2:00pm in Lantz Arena. You can also see them out at Christmas in the Heart of Charleston at the Christmas tree lighting outside the Courthouse at 4:30pm or singing a full holiday set at the Charleston Moose Lodge at 5:10pm. Lots of chances to hear some wonderful music!  


Students, please take a few minutes to nominate the December Staff of the Month during 3rd period using the link in your email. Student Council will be voting at tonight's meeting.

Today’s quote is by:  Cindy Lou Who

"Santa, don't forget the Grinch. I know he's mean and hairy and smelly, and his hands are cold and clammy, but I think he's kinda... sweet."