Panther Press

Chico High's Weekly Newsletter for March 11-20, 2016

NO SCHOOL MARCH 14TH-18TH! SPRING BREAK!

UPCOMING CHS EVENTS

March 11 - JV/Varsity Baseball at Oroville Tournament – CHS/Oroville HS – TBD

Varsity Softball at Pleasant Valley Tourney – PVHS -- TBD
Varsity Coed Track and Field at North State Relays – Oroville -- TBD

March 12 - JV Softball at Redding Tournament – Redding – TBD

Varsity Softball at Pleasant Valley Tourney – PVHS -- TBD
Varsity Boys Volleyball at Monterey Trail Varsity Tourney – Monterey Trail HS – 8:00am

March 14 - JV/Varsity Baseball vs Oroville – CHS – 3:30pm
Boys Tennis vs Paradise – CHS Courts – 3:30pm
March 18 - JV/Varsity Baseball vs Corning (doubleheader) – CHS – 12:00pm
Varsity Softball at Anderson Tournament – Redding – TBD
March 19 - Varsity Softball at Anderson Tournament – Redding – TBD

CONGRATS, WOMEN'S SKI & SNOWBOARD TEAMS!

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The top 6 original Birdhouse Auction posters created by Digital Arts I students are up for voting! The Senior Birdhouse Auction is a longstanding CHS tradition. Proceeds benefit Sober Grad Night.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

SENIORS!

Caps and gowns will be distributed again by NRP (National Recognition Products) onTuesday, March 22nd in the Commons at lunch. Please make sure to stop by and pick yours up. The next time they will be here to deliver isn’t until April 14th.
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congratulations, Ben Travers!

CHS Mens Ski Team member and sophomore, Ben Travers, placed 7th in Slalom Championships at Mt Shasta, 11th in GS, and 6th Place on the 2016 All-State Team! Way to go, Ben!!


Photo Credit:

Mike MacAllister, Mt. Shasta Ski Team

10TH ANNUAL BASEBALL DANCE & DINNER

Saturday, April 2nd, 6pm

1110 West East Avenue

Chico, CA

Catering provided by Smokin' Mo's BBQ. Raffle, Silent and Dessert Auction, too! Music provided by Go Big Entertainment.Tickets are $40.00 and are available through the parents of baseball players or email rcarton@chicousd.org.

CHS BAND EARNS UNANIMOUS SUPERIOR RATING!

The Chico High Band received a "unanimous superior" rating at the CMEA Region III Large Ensemble Festival. This is the highest rating possible. The Chico High Symphonic Band came to play! Their next focus is going to be their performance in Southern California at Disney's California Adventure on April 3rd!

Congrats to Joseph Huitt!

CHS student Joseph Huitt, a freshman, won numerous awards at the Chico Science Fair! His project on honeybees won first place in the 9th grade group, as well as the Omicron Theta Epsilon, CSU Chico College of Natural Sciences, Gateway Science Museum, Butte College Biology Department, and the Society of Physics Students at CSU Chico awards! Fantastic job, Joseph!!

Looking for a summer job?

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is looking for you! Be part of a fun 5-person team performing outdoor conservation work at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge complex. These are full-time summer positions working 40 hours per week at $10/hour. Employment will last 8 weeks, from June 13th through August 5th. Priority will be given to applications received by April 15th. For job requirements and more information please call the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge at (530) 934-2801.
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Work Experience Student of the Week Madison Whichello working at PB&J Boutique!

guess who?

A CHS 3-sport athlete. A member of Block C. Loved playing in the band. Graduated in 1984. One of Chico High School’s BIGGEST fans! Come see A Little Bit About My High School Self(ie) in the library to see who it is!
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Butte County Office of Education 2nd Annual Juried High School Art Show – 2016 Winners from Chico High School

Aline Henriksen – Stained Glass Mosaic

Eloise Deflandre – Photography

Grace Maness – Pencil

Jessalyn Ayers -- Sculpture

Gabriella Mace -- Pottery


CHS students won 5 of the 16 awards given. All together there were 115 works of art submitted by Butte County High Schools. Each school was able to enter ONLY 20 pieces, our students took nearly 1/3 of the awards. Great job, Panthers!

Juniors and Seniors

Interested in applying for the NROTC scholarship? Staff Sgt. Darbin will be in the library conference room on March 22nd during 2nd lunch to answer all of your questions!
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MULTICULTURAL RALLY PERFORMERS NEEDED

One of the great things about Chico High is how we celebrate all the ethnicities that are a part of our community. On April 8th, we are having a multicultural rally, and if you are interested in performing, please talk to Mr. Simmons in rooms D5 or S6. Be sure to represent your culture and show off what makes you unique!
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AWARENESS WEEK

Just a reminder, Panthers -- Awareness Week is coming up April 4-8! Each day will represent a different cause that we believe is important to share with CHS. Stop by the Student Government booth to learn more about each topic!

CHICO HIGH RELAY FOR LIFE

CHS student Ella Geise is heading up a relay team for Relay for Life as part of her Health Career class! Check out the link below to learn more and to donate!

WE'RE GOING TO DISNEYLAND!

The Senior Disneyland trip is taking place May 28th, 2016. Tickets are on sale at lunch and after school in room D-3 and are $240 each. The cost covers park tickets and transportation. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-served basis. Checks should be made out to Chico High School ASB; cash is also accepted. Don’t delay!
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JUNIOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

If you are a student with an interest in a career in the medical or health-related fields, apply to be a part of Enloe’s Junior Volunteer Program. Applications are available at enloe.org/volunteers and are due on or before Friday, March 25th, 5:00pm. If you have any questions or need more information, please see your counselor.
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BIRTHDAY GRAMS

Surprise your friends with a Singing Birthday Gram – Only $5.00 – Sung by Chico Chic or Sac Street Boys. Purchase in D2 before school, after school or both lunches. Performed 3rd period.
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Re: New immunization requirements for 2016

Under a new law known as SB 277, beginning January 1, 2016 exemptions based on personal beliefs will no longer be an option for the vaccines that are currently required for entry into child care or school in California. Most families will not be affected by the new law because their children have received all required vaccinations. Personal beliefs exemptions on file for a child already attending child care or school will remain valid until the child reaches the next immunization checkpoint at kindergarten (including transitional kindergarten) or 7th grade.


For more information about school immunization requirements and resources, please visit the California Department of Public Health’s website at www.shotsforschool.org, or contact your local health department.

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COMPUTERS FOR CLASSROOMS

For some, a home computer is a luxury they cannot afford. Computers for Classrooms may be able to help! CFC provides guaranteed working computers for families and those who cannot afford to buy new ones. To determine qualified applicants, they ask clients to sign a Certification Letter. The buyer certifies that he qualifies for at least one of the programs listed and the computer is to be for personal use and not resold. For a more information about this program, visit computersforclassroom.org.

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AFFORDABLE INTERNET

Did you know Comcast provides affordable Internet to qualifying families? If you/your family qualifies, Comcast will install, provide in-home WIFI and a no-term contract for $9.95 per month. To see if you are eligible, call 1-855-846-8376 or go online to visit www.apply.internetessentials.com.