CHS Updates

Parent/Principal Coffee

Don't forget to attend our last Parent/Principal Coffee of the year on Tuesday, March 10th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the upper IMC. I will present for the first 30 minutes on various topics and then will have 30 minutes for any questions parents have. Topics discussed will be:

  • Resource/Scheduling
  • ACT/Aspire Testing
  • Athletics/Activities Update
  • Security Update

ACT/WorkKeys Testing

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, all juniors took part in the statewide testing of ACT & WorkKeys. We tested the majority of our students in our field house while some small groups of students also tested in classrooms. The testing days were huge successes, thanks to the work of Ms. Hackl, Mr. Labinski, Ms. Rose & Ms. Mauck leading all of us through the various rules of ACT in order to serve as a hosting site. These tests gave students an opportunity to post a free score and will be a much better indicator of student success than our old state test, the WKCE. We are excited to see how the Class of 2016 did on the tests and have been informed that we will know in 6-8 weeks the details. More information to come on these important tests.

Athletes continue to set records

Congratulations to all of our student athletes on having a tremendous winter season! Some of the record-breaking accomplishments are:

  • Boys Swimming - finished 3rd at D1 State Meet which is highest finish in school history. State Champions were Nick Plachinski in both the 200 & 500 yard freestyle and our 400 yard freestyle relay team - Nick Plachinski, Sam Douglass, Matthew Parker & Will Hobbs
  • Wrestling - sent school-record 7 wrestlers to Individual State & qualified for Team State for first time in school history. Kyle Polum and Jason Isperides finished 3rd at State. Team competes tonight in UW-Madison Fieldhouse at 5:30 p.m. vs. Hudson.
  • Hockey - qualified for State for second time in school history and then set a school record by winning their first round game. They play tonight at 5:00 p.m. in Madison vs. Superior.
  • Gymnastics won their Sectional and qualified for State this Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids. Junior Maddie Gleed and freshman Shaye Taubner qualified for Individual State and compete today.
  • Girls Basketball were Regional Champions and play this Saturday at 2:00 in Fond du Lac vs. Green Bay Southwest. If they win, they play in the State Tournament on Friday, March 13th at 3:15 in Green Bay. Because of our 1/2 day of school that day, we will not need to adjust our school schedule to send fan buses.
  • Cheer team qualified for State and finished 6th in the team competition and 7th in the stunt competition.
  • Boys Basketball play tonight in the Regional Finals at Plymouth at 7 p.m.

Art in the Burg

This Saturday, in our fieldhouse, is the 3rd Annual Art in the Burg from 10:00-4:00. Check out their tumbler page to see some of the great work that will be on display and for sale -
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Congratulations to senior Maja Orlowska

Congratulations to Maja on being selected to receive a full scholarship to travel to India for 6 weeks over the summer. She will be participating in the NSLI-Y language immersion program to learn Hindi and staying with a host family. The program is sponsored by Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State.

Congratulations to senior Darren Haynes

Congratulations to Darren who was selected by Workforce 2020 to represent them in Madison with Representative Knodl. Darren is currently doing his Youth Apprenticeship with the Workforce 2020 Youth Apprenticeship Consortium at KAPCO in Grafton. Darren's focus is in the Manufacturing Tool and Die area.
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Congratulations to junior Nat Esten

Congratulations to Nat Esten on being selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall, presented by WorldStrides. He performed on the tenor trombone at Carnegie Hall in February 2015 with the Honors Band. Participation in one of the three Honors Ensembles is limited to the highest rated high school performers from across North America and select schools internationally.

Glowcoming Success

Thanks to our Student Council group, the 2015 version of Glowcoming was a great success. Over 300 students enjoyed dancing in the Vintage Gym from 8:00-11:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28th. See the picture below of the students and advisors. Thanks Stu Co.

Musical Cinderella

Congratulations on the cast & crew of Cinderella as they performed to sold-out shows in our CPAC. Bravo!