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Senator Square: Proficiency testing alters schedule this week

Angila Golik
For the Nevada Appeal
Jeffrey Phillips

Just a reminder proficiency testing is this week at CHS. Students taking the proficiency tests will begin their school day at the regular time of 7:45 a.m., while those not taking the proficiencies will start their school day at 10:30 a.m. The following tests will be given on the assigned days — March 2: Math; March 3: Reading; March 4: Writing; and March 5: Science. For more information about these testing times and days, please contact the office at 283-1910.

FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE

HERE YE, HERE YE! The pleasure of your company is requested for an enchanted evening at the Father-Daughter Cinderella ball to be held at Senators Castle (Carson High School) on April 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event is open to all ages of girls. One princess from each elementary and middle school in the Carson City area will be crowned that evening, and one from the pre-school age group as well. Light desserts will be served at the event. Pictures in Cinderella’s carriage also will be available that evening. Cinderella also will be stopping by that evening to say hello to the girls. Tickets for this magical evening are $25 for father and his princess and $5 for every additional princess the father brings. You can purchase tickets one of two ways:

Mail a check to CHS, Attn: Angila Golik, 1111 N. Saliman Road, Carson City, 89701. Tickets will be kept at will call for you to pick up the night of the event.

Purchase tickets in person at the high school starting March 2, from 2-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. In person also on March 14 and March 21 from 9 a.m. to noon in the North Foyer (gym) of the high school. Only 400 tickets (800 people) will be sold.

The event is a fundraiser for FBLA, SkillsUSA, Culinary and student leadership. For more information, call Angila Golik at 775-781-5829.

MR.CARSON HIGH

CHS cheerleaders will be hosting the annual Mr. Carson High at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets are $10 and VIP tickets are $25. Contestants for Mr. Carson High include the following seniors: Michael Leiken, Corey Reid, Aaron Woodbury, Daniel Cihigoyenetche, Casey Stevens, Kyle Kunz, Dilyn Rooker, Kyle Cavner, Lucas Wright, James Lopez, Abraham Botello, Jake Jones, Fred Christensen, Brent Lauderbaugh, Brady Rivera, Brandon Ruf, Jared Hearn, Jeff Phillips, Josue Orozco and Tallon Rauch. Sponsored by Olive Garden. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Sheila Story at 283-1675.

SENIOR PROJECT PERFORMANCE

Cassidy Robinson is a senior at Carson High School. For her senior project, she decided to compose an original piece for trumpet for her nephew. She will be performing this lullaby, as well as some other songs she has learned throughout the years, at the Brewary Arts Center on March 5 at 7 p.m. While the concert is free, a donation jar will be set up at the door for anyone wishing to donate. Any money collected that evening will go to the Carson City Band Associated Incorporation.

FBLA FUNDRAISER FOR MARCH OF DIMES

Attention CHS ladies. The annual Sadie Hawkins Dance is coming up at 7 p.m. March 13 in Senator Square. This dance is sponsored by FBLA and is a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, a non-profit organization that does research and provides services to families who have had premature babies. The theme for the dance is “Blue Jeans for Babies” but it’s a Sadie Hawkins Dance and girls get to ask the guy out. We have a special contest running for this dance. Think of the most creative way you can to ask out your fella to the dance, take an Instragram video or picture of the “proposal,” post it with the hash tag #chssadies. You could win two tickets to the dance and a $25 Visa gift card. Tickets for the dance will go on sale the first week of March for only $5 a person. For more information, contact Mrs. Golik in room 243.

BOWLING NEWS

The CHS Bowling Team won its match against Reed 43-2. Dustin Floyd had the highest three game series with a 718. Alec Fletcher nearly bowled a perfect game, with a spare in only one frame for a score of 289. Eugene Mills, Matt Hinton, Brett Paulson, Alec Fletcher, Dustin Floyd, Matt Liddell, Skylar Belcher, Tyler Lethcoe, and Conlin Herrick all bowled games with scores over 200. Our next event is Round One Playoffs at Coconut Bowl.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

This week’s student of the week is Caitlyn Lee. Caitlyn is a sophomore at CHS who excels in theatre and music and is heavily involved in both programs. She’s also involved in chamber and concert choir as well as playing a part in Carson High’s upcoming musical Pippin. Caitlyn consistently has a kind and cheerful attitude. She’s willing to work with anyone and is inspirational, positive, and genuinely kind. Thanks Caitlyn for being an amazing student here at CHS.

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

This week’s senior spotlight is on Jeffrey Phillips. Jeffrey currently carries a GPA of 4.23, has challenged himself every year with many honors and AP courses, and has taken numerous computer and technical classes. He will qualify for all four diplomas upon graduation.

Jeffrey likes to draw and paint, enjoys playing piano and likes to travel. His part-time job at an auction house keeps him busy on weekends. Being technically minded, Jeffrey loves to tinker with computers and other technology. He’s currently putting in hours at Computer Corps learning how to build a computer. He will then donate the computer to a family who needs one.

Jeffrey plans on attending UNR next year. His technical skills are going to be put to good use as he plans on majoring in mechanical engineering. Please join me in congratulating Jeffrey on a job well done. We wish him the best of luck in his future.

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