CHS Newsletter for November


Make-A-Wish for Trey was a HUGE SUCCESS!

Thank you Capital Students and Families for all your donations! The grand total for 2016 Make-A-Wish was $6,139.88

Way to go Capital DECA!!

10 Years of Make-A-Wish

Thank you to Capital DECA & Mrs. Murin

for making DREAMS COME TRUE!

Grand total of donations over 10 years $31,083.00

Students & Staffulty of the Month (November)

Congratualtions to the following students and staffulty who were randomly selected from all the student and staffulty nominations during the month of October. Thank you for all you do to make Capital High the best! #LikeAnEagle




ACTS OF SERVICE: Sophia Jacobsen

ARTS: Autumn Herrington

ATHLETICS: Jessica Taylor

ATTENDANCE: Carlos Alvarado

ATTITUDE: Shade Torres

EAGLE PRIDE: Paige Liquin

STAFFULTY: Colin Kohlmeier

Career Center Information

November 1: FAFSA Night at 6 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium. Bring your 2015 taxes if you would like help after the presentation.

November 2: Eastern Oregon University will be visiting the Career Center at 7:30 a.m.

November 7: CWI in the Career Center at Lunch

November 7: BSU in the Career Center at Lunch

November 8: Perry Technical Institute will be visiting the Career Center at 3:05 P.M.

November 28: University of the Pacific in the Career Center at Break

November 29: Idaho State University in the Career Center at Lunch

Military Visits:

Navy--every Tuesday at lunch in the Career Center

Army--every Wednesday at lunch in front of the Main Office

Air Force: November 10 at lunch in front of the Main Office

Marines: November 7 at lunch in front of the Main Office


Mrs. Cupps is available for extended hours from 3:30-6:30. I will be here to help students and families with the College Process! Make an appointment or drop in.

Parent / Teacher Conferences

November 2nd 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

November 3rd 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

* Teachers will be in main gym unless otherwise noted in red* Report Cards will be distributed in the lobby of the main gym for parents to pick up. * This is an open table format please keep conferences to 5 minutes if you feel you need more time please schedule an appointment with the Teacher.

Josten's will be present for graduation items, class rings, etc.

Golden Eagle Booster Club will be selling spirit wear and will have auction items available

Mr. Ritsema availablilty for Parent/Teacher Conference

Mr.Ritsema is Capital's ELL (English Language Learner) Teacher
Mr. Ritsema will be available for conferences on November 2

No School November 4th

Thanksgiving Break

No School 11/21/2016 - 11/25/2016
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Winter Holiday Break

Early Release 12:13 pm on 12/21/2016

No School 12/22/2016 -1/03/2017

**School Resumes on Wednesday 1/4/2017 ** PLC (Professional Learning Community) Schedule **

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Parent/Guardian Survey

Parent/Guardian Survey to run November 1-11. Please advertise and promote the completion of this survey. This year we have created a district wide survey--once the survey is closed we will provide each school with their own school specific data.

Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival!

We will be having a pumpkin festival in the Capital cafeteria/courtyard on Wednesday, November 9th from 7-9pm. We will have several games and autumn-themed activities. Admission is free with 2 canned food items.

German Exchange Program

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Capital Chamber Orchestra

Capital Chamber Orchestra will be performing at the 2016 Idaho Music Educators All-State Conference on November 19.

December 6th - Capital and Riverglen Orchestra Concert, 7:00 PM in the auditorium

National Honor Society

NHS Parents: you can check for some great service projects for your students. The next NHS meeting isTuesday, November 8th at lunch in the band room. Email with questions.

National Merit Semifinalists

Hailey Brookins

Shanaya Fox

Daniel Liu

Samuel McEwan

Grace Rosenvall

Maxwell Smay

Ivan Vazquez

Andrew Zhang

Henry Zhang

Commended National Merit Scholars

Joseph A Gibson

Kendra Hollar

Connor Lynch

Ellie Van De Graaff

Wendy's Heisman Award

Mohamed Talaso was selected as the Wendy's Heisman School Winner.

Congratulations Mohamed Talaso

Ellie Van De Graaff was selected as the State Finalist for the Wendy's Heisman Award.

Congratulations Ellie Van De Graaff

Capital Lunch Intramurals

Does your student like playing basketball, soccer, dodgeball, or ultimate frisbee? Capital's new lunch sports program meets MWF (and usually Thursdays) in the aux gym during lunch. Any and all skill levels are invited and welcome. Email with questions.

Boy's Basketball Tryout Information

The Boy's Basketball Program will be holding tryouts for their three teams (Varsity, JV and Sophomore) on Friday, November 11th (4:00pm-6:00pm) and Saturday, November 12th (9:00am-11:00am). Teams will be announced following Saturday's tryouts.

All players in grades 9-12 are eligible to tryout. Please make sure you have your Athletic Registration forms completed prior to tryouts.

Pre-Season workouts are going on now, for those not involved in a Fall Sport!

Please visit for more information, or contact Coach Moore at: Go Eagles!

Thank you!

JV Football ends season undefeated

Congratulations to our Boy's JV Football team on an undefeated 2016-2017 Season

Varsity Football Quarterfinal Playoff Game

Capital will play Madison on Friday November 4th at 7:00 pm at Centennial High School (12400 W McMillan Rd)

Go Eagles!

Girls Cross Country Team qualified for State

Congratulations to our Girl's Cross Country for qualifying for State!

Drake DenHartog Individual State qualifier for Boy's Cross Country

Congratulations to Drake DenHartog for qualifying for Boy's State Cross Country.

Capital Debate Team

The Capital Debate team competed in their first tournament of the season last weekend (10/14 &10/15). The kids had a great showing and I'm excited to see where the season takes us. Special congratulations goes out to:

Robert Bratley 2nd place in Congressional Debate

Christian Rupp and Connor Lynch Quarterfinalists in Public Forum Debate

2nd Tournament of the Year (10/21 & 10/22)

Three Capital students attended the Patriot Debates hosted by Centennial High School, and each of them came home with a trophy! Please congratulate Carson Lloyd on his quarter finalist award in Lincoln-Douglas debate and a huge congrats to Katie Lotz and Brandon Hemphill for tournament champions in policy debate.

It's a great day to debate #LikeAnEagle
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