Daily Roar

September 15, 2020

**Students, please remember to complete the Qualtrics attendance survey each day for all of your classes to ensure you are counted present for each class.**

CHHS Cheerleading

Chapel Hill High School Cheerleading would like to invite all athletes interested in Winter/Basketball and Spring Football Cheerleading this December to reach out to Coach Eason (eeason@chccs.k12.nc.us) to get more information about virtual conditioning/workouts to prep for the upcoming season. We would be glad to have you join us!

Virtual Appointments With Mr. Priest

My name is Priest, the Mental Health Specialist for CHHS, and a member of your Student Services Team. Any student can sign up for confidential 20-minute Virtual Appointments with me using the following link: Book a 20 minute Virtual Appointment. If you would like space and support to work on an issue, resources or referrals for therapeutic services, or perhaps help to improve your social and emotional wellbeing then look no further! Reach out today!

Tech Help

Attention Students! Do you need technology help or some troubleshooting tips? Check out this link for helpful information.

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is the second leading causes of death for 15-24 year olds (CDC, 2020). Fortunately, about a quarter million people each year become suicide survivors. During the month of September we come together to inspire hope, take action to help to prevent suicide, share resources, and advocate for access to comprehensive mental health services.

The fact? Suicide is preventable and help is out there. Call or chat 24/7 for free and confidential support with National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) or call, chat, or text 24/7 for free and confidential support w/ the Trevor Project for LGBTQ+ Youth (1-866-488-7386).

Reach out to your teacher, coach, counselor, social worker, principal, or mental health specialist if you have concerns for yourself or someone you know. We are here for you and we care!

2020-21 Yearbook Information

The CHHS Hillife Yearbook staff is diligently working to come up with unique and interesting ways to chronicle this challenging and unique school year. We are planning to chronicle the challenges that students, teachers, and administrators are navigating distance learning while also detailing the anticipation for our new building. Everyone involved has had to display incredible resilience as we strive to maintain the excellence that is a hallmark of Chapel Hill High School.

We also wanted to let you know that book sales have opened on the Herff Jones website. You can go to www.yearbookordercenter.com, enter the code 15298 to find our school, then just follow the prompts to order a yearbook for your student. We had a great year with sales last year and sold every book that we ordered, if you want to be assured that there is a book waiting for your student in early summer the easiest way is to pre-order.

Additionally, we have opened up Senior Tribute Ad Sales, this is a wonderful way to show your student how proud you are of all the work they have put in before they head off on their new adventures next year. In an effort to help the families in the community we have lowered our prices this year, the prices are all detailed on the Herff Jones website that you can access for book sales, in this case just follow the link for Senior Ads. We've moved the process online this year as it is the most efficient way for you to create an ad that best suits your needs. Should you have any questions I will do my best to help you to the best of my abilities.

I want to say thank you for taking the time to read this message and we look forward to producing a truly unique and high quality yearbook. If you have any questions about either book sales or ad sales please contact me at tstanfa@chccs.k12.nc.us.

Lunch and Learn Wednesdays!

CHHS’s Career Development Coordinator, Cierra Hill, is creating a Wednesday Lunch and Learn series to bring in virtual speakers to talk about different careers. She is looking for speakers for the 12-1 pm lunch break each Wednesday.

Upcoming speakers for the month include:

Barnhill Construction Management, Sept. 16th at 12 pm

Durham Technical Community College, Sept. 16th from 6 pm - 7 pm

Durham Technical Community College, Sept. 23rd at 12 pm

Real Estate Agent with Lennar Homes, Sept. 24th at 12 pm (Thursday)

Careers in US Coast Guard, Sept. 30th at 12 pm

JP Morgan & Chase Associate, Sept. 30th at 12 pm

Please let us know if you would be interested in participating in one of our Lunch and Learns. Again, these will be district events and all high school students will have access to the calendar to choose which speaker sessions they want to attend. If you’re willing to share information about your job with aspiring chefs, artists, entrepreneurs, computer programmers…contact Cierra Hill, cierramhill@chccs.k12.nc.us.

Park Scholars Program Interest Meeting

Seniors, there will be an interest meeting with a representative from the Park Scholars program on Wednesday, September 16th at 11 am using the code CHHSPark. Contact Ms. Scercy with questions. ascercy@chccs.k12.nc.us

OWASA's Youth Water Academy Now Accepting Applications

Please click on the link below to learn more about OWASA’s Youth Water Academy. The program will be conducted virtually this year.

Application deadline: Sept. 22, 2020


CHHS Club Day!

The CHHS Student Government is currently in the process of planning a virtual Club Day for our students. Current plans include an asynchronous “Club Day” on Wednesday, September 23 with clubs conducting their official first meetings the week of September 28. More details will be shared soon.


Please join us for our second PTSA Meeting of the 2020/21 school year. We consider ALL parents & guardians to be members of the PTSA regardless of whether or not you make a contribution. Please know that everyone is welcome to attend all of our PTSA sponsored meetings and events. We'll be discussing the first weeks of school and any other concerns you may have.

Join our Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, September 23 at 12:00pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85232137666 or One Tap mobile +19292056099,,85232137666#

North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) Info Session

NCSSM is the nation's first public residential high school for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). They are hosting a virtual information session for interested CHHS sophomores on Wednesday, September 30th, at 10:30AM. Below is the information needed to join the event. Registration is not required. Visit the NCSSM website to learn more.

Web Link for Chapel Hill HS

Meeting ID: meet.google.com/vmg-sfit-fri

Phone Number: (US) 1+ 417-929-2180

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, September 23: PTSA Zoom Meeting, 12:00 pm

Wednesday, September 23: CHHS Club Day

Monday, September 28: Teacher Workday