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“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

Izzy Cavazzoni

June 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News

One cancelled flight, six hours in the Newark Liberty International Airport and $4589 worth of fundraising later, the five students attending the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) arrived in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, June 21. Dubbed “Power Five” by outgoing math te...

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Kyle Galvin

May 21, 2017


Filed under Club News, Showcase

Throughout the week, four clubs elected new club officers for the 2017-2018 school year. The clubs included the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) and National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on Wednesday and SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Thursday. On...

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

Mia Gallo

March 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Class of 2017 hosted a Pi Day celebration on Friday. It was originally scheduled to take place on Pi Day, Tuesday, March 14 but was rescheduled due to the snow day.  The celebration consisted of a pie baking competition, and slices of the entered pies were sold for $1 each during lunch. The...

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

Kyle Galvin

March 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Seven SkillsUSA members traveled to Mercer County Technical School Arthur R. Sypek Center in Trenton, N.J. on March 3 to compete in regional competitions ranging from job demonstration and interview to career pathways. SkillsUSA members have been preparing for competitions since fall, according to ...

NTHS hosts week of workshops

Arielle Hutchinson

February 8, 2017


Filed under Club News

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) will be holding workshops throughout the week of Feb. 6. Each workshop will be held by different members of NTHS, and will highlight a different technical skill each day. The workshops varied from resume writing to branding and logo design. Junior and NTH...

SkillsUSA members registered for competitons

Ebenezer Shim

February 7, 2017


Filed under Club News

SkillsUSA held a meeting in Room 107 to handle online registration for state competitions that will begin in March and carry into April. All accounts were made on behalf of club members by council members with a generic password, and club members were asked to log into those accounts and update their...

SkillsUSA collects final competition payments

Andrew Wang

January 18, 2017


Filed under Club News

At this week's SkillsUSA meeting, the council collected the final payment of $50 that were due for competitions, which will be taking place during March and April. The last of conferences were held following the meeting for all individuals and teams that would be competing. After payments were turned...

SkillsUSA finalizes competitions and conferences

Andrew Wang

January 18, 2017


Filed under Club News

SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) club members met today during the first half of lunch to discuss upcoming competitions along with NTHS workshops. The SkillsUSA council set dates for individual and team meetings in preparation for upcoming competitions in March and April as well...

Skills welcomes new NTHS members and prepares for Career Day

Ebenezer Shim

November 5, 2016


Filed under Club News

The meeting began with the council thanking everyone who helped coordinate a successful Halloween Dance on Oct. 28. The dance raised $620 for the club. The next event for SkillsUSA is Career Day, and the council hopes to finalize speakers by Nov. 9. More opportunities to help out at Career Day include...

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

Emma Wilenta

November 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking, News, Uncategorized

Skills USA hosted the annual Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 28. The club regained ownership of the dance after the freshman class hosted it last year. The night was Halloween movie themed.  Advertisements for the event featured photoshopped posters of CHS teachers on movie posters. SkillsUSA ad...

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