Our class focuses on using a range of technology tools for varied purposes such as creating and maintaining an up-to-date “student friendly” CHS webpage that includes a news broadcast, video stories and highlights, announcements, student polls, and other interactive features. The overarching goal of the class is to empower students in a transformative learning environment.
When many seniors are barely rolling out of bed, or hitting the snooze bar for the fourth time, Diana Pierrott has been up for hours making the most of her morning. Diana is a leader, a role model, and a high achiever, which is why she is being recognized as the Senior in the Spotlight.
When Diana started high school, she joined the Naval ROTC program because she wanted to challenge herself physically and mentally, and develop leadership skills. As a freshman, she joined the drill team and the Armed Regulation and Exhibition team, and was recognized as Cadet of the Month. Sophomore year, she became a team commander for the Armed Drill team and was promoted to squad leader in her platoon. That same year she joined the Cyber Patriot Team and the Physical Training Team. Last year, she became a platoon commander, and continued to serve as commander of the Armed Drill Team and participated in the Cyber Patriot Team. While Covid made these activities very challenging, Diana and her platoon earned awards for Honor Platoon and Distinguished Unit and Diana received an Excellence in Leadership award.
As a senior, Diana has taken on the role of Battalion Commander and her responsibilities include overseeing approximately 200 cadets. This is why she is usually the first one to pull into the student parking in the morning and one of the last to leave at the end of the day.
Once Diana gets home, there is no time to put her feet up. Besides chores and helping to care for her younger siblings, she has a long night of homework. This year, besides ROTC, she is taking 3 honors and 2 Advance Placement classes. Her current weighted GPA is 4.6, which will only increase when her senior grades are posted. Diana is living proof of what can be accomplished with hard work, determination, and a desire to rise above all expectations.
Attention new and current members, the NHS induction Ceremony is 10/21 @ 5:30pm in senator square. You and your families are invited to the induction ceremony. Once you receive your invitation, please RSVP by 10/18/2021. New members must attend. Questions, see Ms. Alexander or Mrs. Flinchum.
The annual NHS blood drive is October 21st in the small gym from 8-2:30pm. Staff and students 16 years of age or older are invited to donate blood. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, blood donations are urgently needed to help patients battling cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 281,000 women and 2,500 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021. Blood, platelets and plasma can help those undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. All blood types are needed to help ongoing patient needs. Type O blood is the most transfused blood type and most urgently needed. O-negative is what emergency room personnel reach for when there is not time to determine a patient’s blood type. To support a safe environment and most efficiently follow the latest CDC guidance, masks are required for all donors, staff, volunteers and guests at Vitalant blood drives and facilities regardless of vaccination status.
Hey there world travelers! Mr. Spence's two week adventure to Vietnam in 2023 is actively recruiting smart and adventurous students! If you've ever wanted to experience one of the most beautiful places on Earth while having a blast with your friends, come see Mr. Spence in room 247 before or after school. It's more affordable than you think, and there are scholarships available! Spots are still open so come get enrolled now! Let's go!
Are you an Academic Letter student? Please go to the Counselors Office and check on the window to see if you are a recipient. If you are, check the spelling of your name and save the date, November 3rd for the presentation of the Academic Letter. If you have any changes or questions, please see Lynn Garrett in the counselor's office.
Students interested in the Rotary Youth Foreign Exchange" program need to come to the Guidance Office and see Ms. Lewis for more information.
Register My Athlete is open for All Winter Sports (Basketball, Skiing, Wrestling). Closing date will be, Nov 1, 2021. Try out date is Nov 13, 2021, MUST BE CLEARED TO TRY OUT. Please come to the Athletic office if you have any questions.
Interested in being a Spirit Leader? What is a Spirit Leader you ask? Spirit leaders are students who lead the student section at our home games. (Volleyball, Football, Basketball, etc) It is an honor to be picked to lead our student section. It is reserved for students who value good sportsmanship, respect, positivity and school spirit. We would like to give you that opportunity. If that sounds fun then please fill out this form on SenatorsNow.org and Leadership will contact you if you get chosen.
HOSA-Future Health Professionals want YOU-the student body, to choose which teacher will be wearing a pink tutu, wings, & all things pink for a day. Vote by placing money in the teacher’s box of your choice at lunch in senator square OR go to rooms 203 & 206. Whichever teacher ends up raising the most money will be dressed up on Tuesday October 26th for the entire day!! So who will it be?...Mr. Sakelarios...Mr. Kortemeier...Mr. Nielsen...Mr. Vickery...or Mr. Macy?? Who wants to see Mr. Macy or Mr. Sakelarios in PINK & something other than a polo!? How about Mr. Vickery or Mr. Kortemeier in a pink wig or hair sprayed pink!? Could Mr. Nielsen be crowned a pink fairy princess!? Who knows?? Place your monetary votes in their box!! Funds will be collected from Friday October 1st until Friday October 22nd! All money raised will go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Foundation in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
Would you like to win a sightseeing flight over Tahoe? Lift tickets to Mt. Rose? How about a gym membership for a year, or gift certificates to your favorite restaurant? Chili Bingo Night is on Friday night, October 15, and band students are selling raffle tickets for these amazing prizes and much more! Tickets are just $1, and all money goes directly back to their award-winning band program.
If you want to earn a little money and need a job that will work around your school schedule, then apply for one of Carson City School District's student custodian jobs. We have an opening at Mark Twain, Fritsch, and Empire. It pays $11 per hour and you work 15 hours per week after school. You must be 16 to apply. See Mrs. Roman in the Career Center Room 313 for details.