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Senator Square: Carson High School to host Family Night during Homecoming week

Angila Golik
For the Nevada Appeal
Quinn Peterson

The tradition of homecoming continues at Carson High School the week of Sept. 21 with events every day for students and the community to participate. The newest event that will be added to the week of homecoming will be the addition of a “family night.” We have changed our traditional “open house” format to a Family Night to take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Parents and students are welcome to come and tour our campus at any time during this two hour block. Some examples of the activities we will be offering are:

1. Each subject area (i.e. English 1, Algebra, Biology etc.) will showcase their learning guides and have learning activities for visitors to engage in

2. Co-curricular classes (i.e. Band, Choir, ROTC etc.) will perform in various locations throughout the building

3. CTE (Career and Technical Education) classes will showcase individual student and CTSO projects

4. Parent University classes will be held for Career Cruising and the 1:1 Project

5. Resource tables will be set up in Senator Square for the Health Clinic, Nutrition Services, College Savings Plans of Nevada, etc.

The homecoming parade will immediately follow the Family Night at 6:30 and the homecoming game will start at 7 p.m. We will be providing a free hot dog dinner to families who attend the event and complete our “Family Night Passport.” Families also will be given free entry to the football game by visiting school booths and completing the passports. We hope to see everyone here that evening. For more information about family night, please feel free to contact the school at 283-1910.

NEW ENTREPRENEUR NETWORK

The New Entrepreneur Network started a club last year for students that included a lot of community business interaction and gave students some amazing business and entrepreneur opportunities. Due to the club’s immense success it has returned this year and has its first introductory meeting on Wednesday in the library at lunch. Pizza will be served. For more information about this program, please contact Jeff Glass at 775-222-0411.

SkillsUSA MONTHLY MEETING

Attention all SkillsUSA members and those interested in joining SkillsUSA. Our first monthly meeting will be Tuesday at lunch in the culinary restaurant. Come see what we are about and join us as we plan activities for the coming year.

YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE

How about saving $25? You can do that by ordering your Buddy Ad page for the 2016 Carneta yearbook by Sept. 30. Buy an ad for the Carneta celebrating your time at CHS and save $25 on your order. What could be better? But you have to order your page during September to take advantage of this great sale.

ROTARY EXCHANGE MEETING

There will be a Rotary Foreign Exchange informational meeting in the north computer lab of the library at lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 16. If you are interested in living and going to school in a foreign country, please attend this important meeting. Foreign Exchange Informational Meeting — Wednesday, Sept. 16 at lunch in the library.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

This week’s student of the week is Jose Velasco Villalobos. In his classes Jose is bright, energetic and loves to help his peers. Jose shows a passion for ASL and is an active member of Link Crew. Thank you for all your hard work Jose!

INAUGURATION TRIP

Regardless of who wins the Presidential Election in 2016, Carson High School students will be able to witness the swearing in of the new president in Washington, D.C. in January 2017. Mrs. Golik, government teacher at CHS, is once again organizing the Inauguration trip for current sophomores and juniors at CHS. This will be the third inauguration trip for Mrs. Golik with students from CHS. To learn more information about this trip and how your son or daughter can participate and be a witness to history, attend an informational parent night on Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Senator Square. For more information, contact Mrs. Golik by email at agolik@carson.k12.nv.us.

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Carson High school is pleased to recognize Quinn Peterson as this week’s senior in the spotlight. Quinn has a GPA of 4.75 and is currently continuing his academic pursuits with a full load of classes, five of which are AP. Quinn is currently a member of Link Crew, National Honor Society, and Skills USA, where he competes in graphic design.

In addition to his outstanding academic work, Quinn is also active in the Carson City community. He earned his Eagle Scout award at the age of 13, upgrading the habitat at Fremont Elementary School. Quinn is an accomplished pianist and currently is teaching piano to several students. He also plays the organ at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Quinn has spent many hours during the last eight years volunteering at Advocates to End Domestic Violence where he has participated in food drives and renovating houses.

Quinn plans to pursue his education at Brigham Young University, studying either mathematics or engineering.

We are proud of the contributions Quinn has made to Carson High School and our community and look forward to the future accomplishments of this talented student.

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