Families, We are developing a schedule for device distribution, textbook pick-up, and remote orientation. We plan to release specific dates and times later this week. We will also be posting a remote learning orientation video later this month.
From CHS cross country coach Mr. Rogers: CHS boys and girls cross country teams will begin meeting for practice starting this week ( 8/10), Monday through Friday, at 7:30am. Meet on the front lawn in front of CHS. Bring a personal water bottle and mask for restroom purposes. Contact coach Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Help Wanted: Charleston High School is seeking applicants for a 3rd shift custodial position. Interested applicants can apply using our applitrack system through this link found on the district website. https://www.applitrack.com/charleston/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=Maintenance%2FCustodial
Students that still have not returned their textbooks and library books can still turn them into the CHS office between 7am and 3pm during the week. Thank you.
All students that have not returned textbooks should do so Tuesday - Thursday from 8-3. Please come to the Cafeteria doors. Thank you.
SHOW YOUR SPIRIT FOR SENIORS FRIDAY MAY 15TH! To celebrate the seniors' last day, Student Council is encouraging students to submit a picture wearing their best Trojan gear. You can send your pictures to Mia DiNaso and Katherine Holly on Instagram by Direct Message. We will post a picture of the winner on the Student Council and Grateful Red Instagram as well as the CHS website. Again, you can submit a picture to the following Student Council Executive members; Mia Di Naso and Katherine Holly through Instagram. Congratulations Seniors! Student Council & the Student Body
From CHS Guidance Department: If you would like your senior student recognized for any military signing, academic or athletic college scholarship(s) they have received via our school’s website and school’s social media page please have the following information emailed to Mrs. Meeker at email@example.com by Monday, May 11, 2020. Information needed: Student’s name College/University attending Major Name of Scholarship(s) Military Branch If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Meeker
CHS students need to check their school email daily during remote learning.
CHS Seniors/Parents/Guardians Please check your email. The senior pictures are included in an attachment. This is of high importance. Thank you.
We are sorry to announce that the Charleston High School Prom has been postponed until further notice. We hope at some point to have an activity for Junior/Senior students and their guests in place of a traditional Prom. Please call (217) 639-5001 if you have any questions.
We are sorry to announce that the Charleston High School Awards night will be postponed until June 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium. However, students, family, and friends will be able to view a list of the award recipients on the CUSD1 website on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
CHS students, parents/guardians, staff, and friends: There is an easier way to add pictures to be used in the yearbook. Go to www.yearbooksforever.com.Type in Charleston High School, Charleston, IL. Click on Community Upload. Type in the access code: trojans17. Thank you!
If you want your name stamped on your yearbook, please place your order by April 30. Yearbooks can be ordered after that date but your name and icons cannot be added. Thank you. The site to order: www.yearbooksforever.com.
CHS students, please check you school email each day for important announcements. Thank you and take care. Mr. Doughty
CHS students, faculty, and parents - feel free to share pictures for the yearbook. Please identify people in the picture and state what is happening. The staff appreciates your participation during remote learning. Send your pictures to Mrs. Barger - firstname.lastname@example.org
Students, Please check your school email daily. Thank you, Mr. Doughty
The CHS Office will be closed for educational pickups on a Friday April 10 and Monday April 13. It will reopen on Wednesday April 15.
The CHS Office will be open from 11:30 to 2:00 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for students to pick up educational materials.
The CHS Office will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for students to pick up educational materials.
The yearbook staff is still working online during the Governor's Stay at Home Executive Order. The yearbook will include pictures of daily activities. Just think when you tell your grandkids about the pandemic someday - you can use the yearbook as proof. We hope to see you soon.
From CHS art teacher Mrs. Siegel: Students in Drawing & Painting engaged in peer critiques of their apple practice paintings. They learned how to use oil paints following along w/a YouTube video tutorial after Mrs. Siegel taught them techniques using watercolor & acrylic paints. Students will now plan and complete 4 original paintings.
Due to public health concerns, both CHS indoor track meets at EIU that were scheduled for March 14th and March 21st have been cancelled.
Charleston Musical Booster Cheesecake Fundraiser and money are due Tuesday, March 10 to either Mrs. Sharp or Mr. Wengerski at CHS. Thank you.
CHS Press article: Mustache March donations are being accepted now. https://jg-tc.com/news/local/teachers-participate-in-mustache-march-to-raise-money-for-cancer/article_78a43c6e-e861-531f-a3fe-ddeb45d21bb5.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Journal_Gazette/Times-Courier
CHS Press article about the Speech Team’s Group Interpretation https://jg-tc.com/news/local/speech-team-is-gearing-up-for-performance-of-the-ship/article_7b028bbc-08ab-5804-9588-1ff55d8fe929.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Journal_Gazette/Times-Courier
Mrs. Neal’s Advanced Foods courses had some surprise judges for their Hamburger Throw Down Competition today. Students were given only 30 minutes to cook and assemble their culinary creations. They were judged on their Plating Abilities, Creativity, and Overall Flavor Profile. The winning burgers were a Spicy Pepperoni and Bacon burger from 2nd hour, and a Stuffed Bacon and Cheese burger from 3rd hour.
There are new scholarships available!!!! Check them out on the webpage or stop by the guidance department for more information!
The CHS Interact Club is proud to welcome back Mustache March! Nine teachers are raising money for a local family battling cancer. Any teacher who raises over $500 will keep their mustache through April. Donations may be dropped off at the CHS main office; checks should be made out to CHS Interact Club, and you can vote for the teacher in the memo line. The teachers participating are (back row) Mr. Oakley, Mr. Pletsch, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Williams, (front row) Mr. Hinote, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Kanouse, Mr. Hanner, and (not pictured) Mr. Keating.
This Friday will be a 2 hour early dismissal for CHS.
SENIORS - JOSTENS DELIVERIES Jostens will be here on Tuesday, February 25, from 8:00 until 1:00 in the CHS cafeteria to deliver graduation announcements, tankards and caps/gowns. All balances must be paid in order to pick up your purchases. The incorrect date was previous posted.
Sadie Hawkins Dance this Saturday, Feb 22nd https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/student-council-prepares-for-sadie-hawkins-dance/article_e1dbaa92-838a-575e-bede-fd859786f842.html#tracking-source=home-the-latest
CHS Academic Challenge Team earns 3rd place https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/charleston-high-students-compete-in-eastern-illinois-university-academic-challenge/article_819941a4-b8fb-5bc2-aa3e-ca59bfce504c.html
Maximum Forte 1st place in quarterfinals & showcase on Feb 27th https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/maximum-forte-earns-st-place-in-ichsa-midwest-quarterfinals/article_8abb1e4b-dad7-5a4b-81a2-2c77891d6c78.html
Feel free to share pictures. The staff welcomes your input. Please send your pictures to email@example.com. Thanks! Enjoy a few pictures from the yearbook staff members.
Attention to all parents of current 8th grade students: Due to the school closing today, all guidance appointments with the high school counselors will also be cancelled for today. Please contact the middle school to reschedule those appointments. Also, if you haven’t already scheduled an appointment or turned in your child’s 9th grade registration form, please do so by Friday, February 7th. Thank you!
CHS Press: Congratulations to varsity and junior varsity scholastic bowl teams on their Apollo Conference titles! https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/charleston-high-school-varsity-and-junior-varsity-scholastic-bowl-teams/article_c22eff91-8d5b-53ee-9724-5e33f90851e1.html
CHS Press: Spring musical is Mary Poppins. Cast has been selected and rehearsals have begun. https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/charleston-high-school-production-of-mary-poppins-coming-to-the/article_9ec0e59e-d2a9-56d3-af46-693ce4e98bc5.html#tracking-source=home-the-latest
CHS Press article about new math teacher Brian Shamart https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/new-math-teacher-brian-shamhart-brings-extensive-teaching-experience-first/article_4d32c5b0-8451-558b-bd94-65f72169273e.html#tracking-source=home-the-latest
Student Council will be hosting the Sadie Hawkins Dance at CHS Baker Gymnasium on Saturday, February 22nd from 7-10pm. Tickets will be on sale from Febrary 17th to the 21st for $5.00 each. Tickets will be $10.00 at the door.
Spirit Friday in the Media Center: Let's see how much you know about your teachers. During tutorial, take the teacher ID challenge for a chance to win tickets to the Moose-sponsored Dance featuring Janoma!!