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									              Champion High School Newsletter
                                                  January , 2010
Important Dates to Remember
                                     Parent-Teacher Conference Night            High School Musical Production
January 15     End of 2nd grading
               Period and Early      Parent-Teacher conferences will be         The     CHS       music    department
               Release Day           held on Wednesday, February 10,            announces     its   spring     musical
                                     2010 from 2:45 pm through 8:45 pm          “Godspell” under the direction of Mrs.
January 18     Martin Luther King    at the high school. Conferences will       Renee Johntony. There will be two
               Day-No Classes        be scheduled for fifteen minute            nights for this production, so mark
                                     intervals from 2:45 to 5:00 pm and         your calendars to attend on Friday,
January 21     ASVAB Test            from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Parents may          March 26 and Saturday, March 27,
               *all Juniors          schedule a conference by calling           2010.
                                     330.847.2306 between 8:15 am and
February 10    Parent Teacher        2:30 pm, the week prior to                 Music Concerts
               Conferences           conferences. Monday, February 8 is
               2:45 – 8:45 p.m.      the deadline for requesting a              The symphonic and concert bands will
                                     conference; requests for a conference      present a Winter concert on Tuesday,
February 12    No School             will not be honored after this date, and   March 2, at 7:00 pm in the high school
                                     walk-in conferences cannot be              auditorium
February 15    President’s Day       honored.      Conferences must be
               No School             scheduled in advance.                      Students of the Month
March 15-19    OGT’s given           Early Release Days                         Grade 9 – Alexis Nasonti
               To all 10th graders                                              Grade 10 – Brittany Bowers
                                     Students will be dismissed at 12:35        Grade 11 – Abigail Fisher
March 26       Early Release Day     pm from the high school on the Early       Grade 12 – Liz Cligrow
               End of 3rd            Release Days of Friday, January 15         October
               Nine Weeks            and Friday, March 26.             Bus      Grade 9 – Maggie Laginya
                                     transportation for those high school       Grade 10 – Natalie Emerine
April 2-5      Spring Break          students normally riding a bus will be     Grade 11 – Stephany Shumaker
               No School             provided at 12:35 pm.                      Grade 12 – Liz Wildman
April 16       Prom at                                                          Grade 9 – Eric Sindledecker
               McMenamy’s            Semester Exam Dates                        Grade 10 – Amy Walters
               7:00-11:00 p.m.                                                  Grade 11 – Amanda Thompson
                                     High school semester exams will be         Grade 12 – Nicole Chisholm
May 10         Senior                January 13-15 for all students.            December
               Scholarship Night     Semester 2 exams will be the last three    Grade 9 – Alison Wagner
               7:00 p.m.             days of school, May 24-26, 2010.           Grade 10 – Trevor Foster
                                     Student attendance during these exam       Grade 11 – Brooke Mayle
May 12         Awards Assembly       dates is extremely important. It is        Grade 12 – Molly Ruddle
                                     asked that parents do not plan family
                                     vacations during semester exams.           Students of the month will be honored
                                                                                with a luncheon hosted by the
May 19          Seniors to Cedar     Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT’s)              principal in January.
                                     Students who have not passed or have
May 20         Seniors Lunch         not taken all five parts of the Ohio
               Graduation Practice   Graduation Tests will be given the         National Honor Society
                                     tests during the week of March 13-19,
May 21         Senior Class Picnic   2010. The academic skills to be            The Carl C. Kiser Chapter of the
                                     tested are CITIZENSHIP, MATH,              National Honor Society held its annual
May 22         Graduation 11 a.m.    READING,         SCIENCE,       AND        induction ceremony of new members
               Packard Music Hall    WRITING. Students must pass all            on December 8, 2009. The current
                                     five tests as a condition to their         senior class members of NHS along
May 26         Students’ Last Day    receiving a high school diploma.           with their advisor, Lauren Steinbeck,
                Champion High School Newsletter
conducted the school program held in       Trumbull, and Columbiana counties
the afternoon as well as the evening       participated. The purpose of this one-
ceremony at Enzo’s Restaurant.             day event is to celebrate the power of    The yearbook is         delivered    in
                                           mathematics.                              September, 2010.
Newly-inducted senior NHS members
are: Monica Ward, Steven Shaffer, Art
Miller, Jason Brown, and Zach              Senior Graduation Fee                     Academic Team Congratulations
                                           All seniors participating in the          Champion High Schools Prep Bowl
Newly-inducted junior NHS members          commencement graduation ceremony          Team-A took first place in their
are: Abigail Fisher, Julie Zalar, Carlie   to be held Saturday, May 22, 2010,        bracket of the Badger-LaBrae
Freer, Anastasia Klotz, Becky              will be required to pay a graduation      Invitational Academic Tournament on
Crawford,     Stephany       Shumaker,     fee of $30.00 per student. This fee       January 9. This team will no advance
Ashley Montecalvo, Rachael Shaver,         helps pay for all graduation costs        to the regional competition in
Brooke Mayle, Joe Toth, Charlie            including the rental of Packard Music     Steubenville later this year. Members
Johns, and Christopher Raidel.             Hall, printing of programs, flowers,      of the A-Team are seniors Jason
                                           and required music hall staff. Payment    Whiting, Jason Brown, Landon
Course Registration                        is to be made in the principal’s office   Nyako, and junior Charlie Johns.
                                           as soon as possible.                      Advisors are Mr. Garry Peacock and
CHS students will begin selecting                                                    Mrs. Maria Magiassos.
their courses for the 2010-2011 school     Blood Drive
year starting in February. Guidance
counselors will give all students a        The Trumbull County Chapter of the
curriculum sheet reflecting course         American Red Cross will hold a blood
offerings for next year. Parents should    drive at Champion High School on          School Closings
understand that this is only the first     Thursday, April 22 from 8:00 am to
step in the registration process.          2:00 pm in the auditorium                 Starting this year an automated calling
Counselors will be meeting with                                                      system will notify every student’s
students on an individual basis over       Students 16 years old and older are       home and all staff members in the
the following three months to assist       eligible to be blood donors without       event school is cancelled due to
them in selection courses suitable to      parental consent providing written        weather      conditions    or    other
their interests and abilities.             information on donating blood is          unforeseen emergency. Cancellation
                                           shared with parents or guardians. That    notices will also continue to be made
                                           information is included with this         on all local television and radio
Student Athletes and the NCAA              mailing. Please review it and discuss     stations.
                                           this issue with your son or daughter
Athletes expecting to attend an NCAA       before the blood drive.
college and play varsity sports at a
Division I or II college must meet         Any Champion High School student
certain requirements to be eligible to     donating blood during the blood drive
play in their freshman year. For more      will be required to have parental
information call your child’s guidance     consent, regardless of age. Permission
counselor at 330-847-2307.                 forms will be given to students in
                                           advance of the April 22 blood drive
Math Fest 2009                             date.

On Thursday, November 19, 2009,            Yearbook Sale
Mr. Garry Peacock and Mrs. Maria
Magiassos took a group of twenty           The CHS 2010 Levin Yearbook will
senior calculus and pre-calculus           go on sale January 19-29 at a cost of
students to participate in the 2009        $60.00. Students must pay by check or
Math Fest at Youngstown State              money order (no cash accepted)
University. Approximately 300 juniors      payable to Champion High School.
and seniors from Mahoning,

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