Sneator Square: Pie an administrator on Wednesday at Carson High

And so we begin week five of this school year. The time passes so quickly. All sports teams are on a roll, and activities and clubs are full speed ahead as well.

During lunch on Wednesday, you could win the opportunity to pie an administrator. All you have to do is buy a raffle ticket from a Link Leader before or after school or at any break. Tickets are $1 a piece or 6 for $5. If you win, you will have your choice to pie one of the following administrators: Mr. Rodina, Mr. Chambers or our new principal Ms. Fuson. There will be three winners chosen and each will get to pie one of the three administrators who have volunteered. Tickets can be purchased today from a Link Crew leader through Wednesday. Faculty members are more than welcome to buy tickets as well.


The boys’ basketball fundraiser will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the North Parking Lot of CHS. Test drive a brand new Ford vehicle. For each test drive, the basketball team will receive a $20 donation to their program from Ford Motor Company, up to 300 test drives. There can be only one driver per household and the driver must be 18 years or older. Get a parent/guardian/grandparent/aunt or uncle or family friend to come out and drive a new Ford at CHS. For more information, contact Jenn Minifie at 283-1910.


Seniors who are interested in attending UNR’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources (CABNR) are invited to a Field Day on Saturday. Students will have a chance to explore the academic and career opportunities offered at CABNR and meet with the Dean, academic faculty, and current students. Please see Mrs. Chambers in the Guidance Office for more information. You must RSVP for this event.


Lip Sync auditions will be held on Monday, Sept. 29 in the upstairs cafeteria starting a 2 p.m. Make sure you get your groups together beforehand, but make sure you don’t have any more than six people per group. Your acts can be up to four minutes long and don’t forget to bring a copy of your music to auditions. Make sure your group’s routine is poppin’ because we are only going to be accepting 10-12 groups this year. We look forward to seeing what you guys have to offer this year! If you have questions, see Ms. Britt in the leadership room.


The monthly SkillsUSA meeting will be Wednesday at lunch in the Culinary Restaurant. Membership deadlines and fundraising projects will be discussed. All members need to attend. For more information, contact Penny Reynolds or Sherri Kelley at 283-1910.


The Native American Club will be hosting “Language at Lunch.” Herman Fillmore, from the Washoe Tribe, will be coming in every Friday to teach Washoe Language and culture. Please join us in Room 114 this Friday if you are interested.


If you are college bound, sophomores and definitely juniors are encouraged to sign up in the finance office for the PSAT. The PSAT is a pre-SAT exam and used for national merit scholarships. The test is $20 by check or money-order made out to Carson High School and you will also receive a PSAT study guide. The PSAT will be given on Oct. 18 at 8 a.m., at CHS. Please be 15 minutes early. Sign- ups will be from Tuesday through Oct. 10. See the guidance office for more information.


Todd Ackerman, teacher at Carson High School is organizing the 11-day budget friendly tour of Rome, Venice and Florence, with highlights including St. Peter’s Basilica, the Coliseum, and the Sistine Chapel. Perfect for students, adults and seniors who prefer all the details be planned by a pro. EF Tours is an internationally based tour company dedicated to creating cultural experiences that educate and transform lives. It offers the guaranteed lowest pricing so every student and adult has the opportunity to gain a new perspective on the world. Come join us! Ackerman will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs cafeteria at CHS. For more information, contact Ackerman at 775-283-1722 (day) or 775-315-7681 (evening) or at


This week’s student of the week is Allyson Doddridge. Allyson is a senior and is an exceptional student in all her classes. Along with finishing her work efficiently, Allyson also takes the time to help those who need extra assistance. Thanks Allyson for being such a great student at here Carson High!


This week’s Senior in the Spotlight is Alecia Ouellette. She carries a weighted GPA of 4.1395, and is currently taking AP senior literature, veterinary science III, honors American government, trigonometry/pre-calculus and human anatomy. Passionate about all things equine, Alecia is currently the vice president for her 4-H Club where she competes in barrel racing and other Gymkhana events. She also serves as Sentinel for the Capital FFA Team. Over the summer, that same FFA team won 2nd overall at the state competition, and Alecia took 6th in Horse Judging. Last but not least, she is currently a member of Carson High School’s Health Occupations Students of America. With plans to become an Equine Veterinarian, Alecia would like to attend either Feather River College to participate in their Equine Studies Program, or UNR where she would major in Veterinary Science. Carson High School is proud of the contributions Alecia has made to her school and community.

Angila Golik is a government teacher at CHS and a member of Senator Pride.


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