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Getting ready for next semester at Carson High

Erin Been
Special to the Nevada Appeal

With one semester behind us at Carson High School, we reflect upon all of the great things that occurred.

All of us at CHS thank the community for their support of the ongoing activities, projects and events here. From Senior Sunrise, sporting events, concerts and plays, to the Craft Faire, we know it takes time and a lot of energy to develop quality experiences for our youth!

We thank you and hope that you continue to support the great things occurring here at CHS!

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Similar to last semester, there will be many fun activities and events planned for students at CHS throughout the second semester. Looking ahead, Jan. 8 is the annual CHS Talent Show. The show will be at the Community Center at 7 p.m.

Jan. 13 is the National Honor Society Winter Blood Drive. It will be 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the CHS library. All people 16 and older in good health may donate.

Jan. 20 will be the annual Alumni Night. Please watch for more information on this exciting night.

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Parking concerns have been prevalent. Beginning Jan. 5, at the start of second semester, parking in the LDS church parking lot next to the school is prohibited.

Anyone parking in the church will be subject to tow at the driver’s expense. For the safety and consideration of all, thank you for your cooperation.

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The Native American Club is very active at CHS. Meetings will be held every other Tuesday in January.

An Indian Taco Sale Fundraiser will be on Jan. 17 to help raise money for the end of the year trip. The Washoe Tribe has also hired Mr. Larry Hawkins to help the Native American Students with their studies ” he has been doing a wonderful job.

Thank you Larry!

Debbie L. Painter, Native American Education Advisor, is located in the Carson High School Library if you need help with academic counseling.

If you need more information, please call (775) 283-1600 ext. 1846.

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As we close out 2008 and head into 2009, we wish you and your family good health and much happiness. Be grateful for the things you have, and love the people around you.

Until next year ” Happy Holidays from all of us at Carson High School.

P.S. Stay warm!

– Erin Been is a physical education teacher at Carson High School and member of Senator Pride.