Honoring a Carson High hero

Memories of Homecoming are fading fast, yet one teacher at Carson High School will be thinking, "There's No Place Like Home" as he prepares to deploy for Iraq.

Mr. Mike Malley, a member of the Fine Arts department at CHS, has been called up along with several other members of his Navy Reserve unit to serve in the War on Terror.

Malley served in the Navy as a boat pilot and worked as shore patrol, a security force, during active duty. He will be stationed in Mississippi for weapons training until December before shipping to northern Iraq.

Friday is Malley's last day at CHS. Staff and students are asked to wear red, white, and blue on Wednesday, to celebrate his last week.

For club news, the National Honor Society has recently developed tutoring programs at Carson Middle School, Empire Elementary, Seeliger Elementary, and Fremont Elementary. This is a great opportunity for CHS students to be mentors and provide academic support for future senators.

National Honor Society members are also selling raffle tickets to fund their trip to nationals in Atlanta, Ga. Anyone interested in buying raffle tickets or supporting this fundraiser can contact Angila Golik at agolik@carson.k12.nv.us.

Link Crew will be having a parent barbecue at Mills Park with academic training to follow today.

C-Unity is hosting a lock-in Saturday in the North Foyer.

Senator Pride is a staff spirit club; the new president for this club is Erin Been. Ms. Been is a member of the Physical Education and Health Department at CHS. Applebee's was selected by Senator Pride as the CHS Business of the Month for October. Thank you for your support!

Karen Chandler, drama teacher at CHS, and the Capitol Stars will have their first performance of the year starting this week. "The Phantom of the Soap Opera" will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center. General admission is $9, CHS students with an SBC and children are $7, and students or senior citizens are $8. There will also be performances Oct. 19-20.

In addition, the Carson High School Blue Thunder Marching Band will be competing at Galena High School on Saturday. All interested in watching the competition should head over there around 3 p.m.

In sports, the tennis teams will be competing in the Northern Nevada Regional Singles Championships Oct. 11-13. Carson High School will be hosting the event. The cross-country team will travel to Winnemucca to participate in the Lowry Invitational.

Boys and girl's golf teams head to Red Hawk Golf Course for regional competition Oct. 9. Soccer teams face both South Tahoe and Wooster this week at their respective home fields.

Before catching the football game against Damonte Ranch at home on Friday, fans can enjoy some volleyball against Galena High School with games starting at 3:45 p.m. Earlier in the week, the volleyball teams will play at Douglas High School.

There will be an early release schedule on Wednesday for teachers to plan for "Your Future's So Bright" day. School will be released at 12:30 p.m.


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