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(Pictured left to right: Monica Becerra, Taylor Banty, Mrs. Julie McConnell, and Kendrick Pruitte)
  Several students from Mrs. McConnell's AP Government classes made a presentation to the Colonial Heights City Council on March 10, 2015. They created a power point on limiting the use of plastic bags in the city. The students were first introduced to this topic during their City Government Day experience in December. Some of the students felt so strongly about the good that could come from limiting single-use plastic bags that they continued working on the topic during 2nd semester. The City Council members were very receptive to the students' idea and commended them on expanding their government education beyond the 1st semester course. Congratulations on a job well done!

  The Health Advisory Board will be holding a 5K Fun Run/Walk in conjunction with the 5th Annual Cruise In' for Cancer Memorial Car Show on May 30, 2015 (rain date June 6, 2015) starting at 8:00am at CHHS. 

Juniors, do you want to see and save those precious moments during Ring Dance? You may now order candids by going to: http://www.candidcolor.net, select Dance Portraits, and Enter Access Code: COLRD15

"Fundraising efforts underway to send 3 theatre students and chaperone to National Thespian Festival"


  "Kayla Banks (left) and her theatre peers Jeremiah Lucas and Casey Ridpath were among the International Thespian Society state winners who will be moving on to the National Thespian Festival in June." 
  "Colonial Heights High School senior Kayla Banks imagined herself going to the Olympics one day to play softball, but all of that changed when a teacher encouraged her to audition for a school theatre production in her second year of high school..."

    Congratulations to Jared Morgan and Noah Murdock for being named 1st team all conference basketball players!  Another shout-out is made for Brandon Smith and Jackson Cox for their Honorable Mention placement in the all conference basketball program.  Last, but not least, well wishes to Coach John Thomas who was named the Conference 25 Basketball Coach of the Year!  Well done!!!

Congratulations to Christina Fiol for making the VA State Band!

Congratulations to Janell Armstead who placed 4th in the state competition.

  Congratulations to the following students that reached the AAA State Swimming Meet. Josh McBryde, Kyle Hammond, Hank Rosser, Jacob Marks, Cami DiSanto, Elizabeth Magnusson, Abigail Richey, Cassie McBryde, Bethany Kocik, Emyle Warro and Alexis Page.

Principal's Message

The month of May opens with the Senior Prom at John Tyler Community College and an After Prom activity at Colonial Heights High School. After Prom is a gift from the senior parents to the class. The After Prom parents have worked diligently over the last couple of years to provide a safe and enjoyable evening and morning for the kids.
May 4-8th marks National Teacher Appreciation week, and May 6-12th is National Nurse's Appreciation week. Our PTSO is treating our awesome staff with lunches during the week to show how much they are appreciated.
Writing of appreciation, I want to thank all of the parents, community partners, and students for their assistance with the AdvancED accreditation process. Our school and division did quite well and all of the hard work certainly paid off, so thank you.
As we round out May and hopefully move towards post-season athletic play, I would like to remind you about the upcoming AP and SOL testing. AP testing begins at the start of the month and SOL testing begins at the end of this month. Your student and teachers have been working together to get all of the material learned and known. Please remind your student to do his or her best. He or she should get a good night's sleep and havea solid breakfast before taking part in the tests. Most importantly, help us reassure your student that he or she has been well prepared and will do well.
Before you know it, I will be typing my final month's blog. It has been a great and productive year. Thank you!

With Colonial Pride