Announcement 5/17/17


Give light and people will find the way.
Ella Baker

On this day:   May 17, 1954 In a major civil rights victory, the U.S. Supreme Court hands down an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities is unconstitutional.

Knitting Workshop rescheduled for this Thursday, May 18, in the Maker Space! Knitting is a craft that brings relaxation to many and allows you to create clothing, accessories and more for both yourself and as gifts. Come on Thursday, May 18, during Lunch/Channel One and Destiny Gaiser (sophomore) will share tips and techniques to get you started. Already a knitter? Then bring your current project to share and work on during this time! Treats provided as well.  Please fill out this Google Form if you are attending to help with our planning.

Haiti Trip – Planning has started for the 2018 Haiti trip.  More information can be found at   Please contact Tim Ryan at if you have an interest in traveling with this team.

Lost & Found from ACT Festival Day is in Mrs. DeYoung’s room.

New Swim Coach – We will be introducing the new girls swim coach in the gym after school on Monday, May 22.  Any girl interested in swimming next year should plan on attending.

OPEN SPIN NIGHTS – The CC Colorguard will be hosting Open Spin Nights for anyone in grades 8-11 interested in auditioning for the 2017 Competitive Season.  Colorguard generally uses flags and sometimes other props along with movement to visually represent the music of the marching band.  Come spin a flag and see what it is all about!
Thursday, May 18  6-8pm  CC Music Room
Tuesday, May 23  6-8pm  CC Music Room
Attending all three dates is not required but encouraged.  Attire must be PE appropriate.  Summer schedules will be available at each tryout date.
Questions?  Please contact Liz Vanden Berg (Instructor)    OR   Mrs. Reinhard (


SAT Prep Class – In preparation for the June 3 SAT exam, our next SAT Prep Class will be offered on Wednesday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 30. This is a 2-part class held in Mr. Koch’s classroom (room N104) both days from 3:15 – 5:15. The class covers all three sections of the exam with test strategies for each. The cost of the class is $65 payable to ‘CCHS’. Enrollment forms are available in Guidance and are due by Monday, May 22.

2017-2018 Registration Forms were distributed to all students through their English classes before Spring Break.  We are still missing many of these packets.  Please return your signed packets to the  Guidance office a.s.a.p.

PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU –    May the God of Joy be with you, bringing delight at the very thought of your place in God’s creation. May you be thrilled by God’s presence in your life and may your heart overflow with gladness and song as you celebrate the nearness of such a Lover. May song burst from your heart in grateful praise and ever surround you as you reach out to others in love. May the God of Joy bless you.  –©Maxine Shonk, OP

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