Any student who is interested in attending a workshop on the sports medicine profession, please contact our trainer, LaJoy Paige at [email protected] for more information.
Golf Tryouts for Boys and Girls will be held Thursday, January 23, at the CHS gym. In order to tryout, you must have a parental consent form, and a current physical on file with the athletic department or a copy to bring with you. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN CLUBS IN ORDER TO TRYOUT. Please meet at the back of CHS gym. Tryouts start at 4:30.
Congratulations to Ms. Hankins for being selected as the CHS Teacher of the Month for December!
Attache' Show Choir's alumni dinner theatre is set for Jan. 25. The fundraising event combines delicious cuisine, a silent auction and amazing talent on stage. This year's performing alumni include: Jordan Carmean, Casey Collier, Jill Duckworth Comfort, Kendall Sparks, and David Zhu. Special emcees for the dinner are '96 Attache' alumni: Tiffany Thornton Kopfinger, Brandi Nation Myers, Nicole Walker Register, Brittany Wagner. Guests will also get to see the Attache' 2020 competition set.
The silent auction will feature $500 at Gateway Tire, tuition certificate to DanceWorks Studio, two tickets to the Junior Civic League Gala, numerous household items, jewelry, gift certificates for dry cleaning, house cleaning, restaurants, gyms, and photography sessions.
Clintonians should make plans to attend the 12th annual event at Mississippi College's Anderson Hall in the B.C. Rogers Student Center. The Saturday evening program begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and all the profits go to support Clinton High's Attache' show choir program. To reserve tickets, contact Kathy Robinson at 601-473-9557 or [email protected]
Luke Bryant and Jakayla Johnson were awarded the Tim Bruss State Farm Athlete of the Month award. They each received a plaque and a gift certificate to The Froghead Grill.
Clinton High School is proud to announce Emnet Alemayehu as a recipient of the 2019 QuestBridge National College Match. QuestBridge, a national nonprofit based in Palo Alto, California, is a program that connects high-achieving high school seniors who meet specific income qualifications with full four-year scholarships to the nation's top colleges. Out of 14,926 applicants, Questbridge selected 5,842 Finalists who were considered for the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship (Match Scholarship). Of these Finalists, 1,127 outstanding students were selected as this year's Match Scholarship Recipients. The Match Scholarship is offered as part of a generous financial aid package provided by the college that covers the full cost of attendance, including tuition, room and board, books and supplies, and travel expenses. Emnet plans to attend Rice University in the Fall of 2020 and major in Computational and Applied Mathematics. Congratulations Emnet on this incredible achievement.
Congratulations to Clinton High School teacher Mina Darnell, the Clinton Public School District's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year!
Edward Elijah Spann, a junior at Clinton High School, was recently selected to participate as part of the 2019-2020 Youth Leadership Greater Jackson Program. Youth Leadership Greater Jackson is a leadership development program that trains, motivates, and increases the awareness of selected high school sophomores and juniors through leadership training, community-oriented seminars, and interaction with adult leaders who model exemplary citizenship and service to the community. He is the son of Eddie and Ester Spann of Clinton who are veteran educators.
Congratulations to Mr. Marett for being selected as the CHS Teacher of the Month for November!
Congratulations to Mr. Freeny for being selected as the CHS Teacher of the Month for October!
Congratulations to Mrs. Amy Emerson, receptionist at Clinton High School, on receiving the Dedication of Our Valued Employees (DOVE) customer service award for the month of November! She was nominated by coworker Loran Taylor, who praised her positive attitude and demeanor. As a DOVE Award recipient, she will receive gift cards from Cock-of-the-Walk Restaurant and Chick-fil-A.
Twenty-three AP science students participated in the Big STEM Event at Belhaven University on Monday, Nov. 4. Students from various schools divided into teams of 6-8 people each to compete in the STEM Challenge, which used math and science skills to solve problems and construct a tower with limited supplies. CHS teams placed second and third in the competition. Lunch was served followed by a keynote speaker. Afternoon highlights included lab experiments where biology students performed an electrocardiogram and chemistry students extracted caffeine from chocolate. Teachers sponsoring the trip included Renee Smith and Jo Purvis along with student teacher Connor Jordan.
Clinton High School took three Academic Teams to Ole Miss last weekend for their Fall Brain Brawl. The A Team made it all the way to the Quarter Finals.A Team: Front Row - Abigail Vargheese, Catilin Carter (captain), Joshua Collins . Back Row - Aaron Graves, Jacob Potter, Noah Prather.B Team: Front Row - Erin Bynum, Ann Olivia Radicioni (captain), Javian ErvinBack Row - Mallory Burnside, Trace Howell, Matthew CarterC Team: Abhay Cheruku, Jonathan Beard, Logan Salassi (captain), Shelby Kane
Congrats to Mrs. Walker on being named a member of the Executive Board of the Mississippi National Board Teacher Network. We are proud to have Mrs. Walker representing MS teachers and to call her an Arrow!
Congratulations to CHS student Sarah Beth Stambaugh who was recently crowned Miss Capital City’s Outstanding Teen! Sarah Beth is a junior at CHS, an honor student, Attache’ singer/dancer, and a student council officer. She will represent her title at the Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen pageant in Vicksburg in April. MMSOT is a division of the Miss America Organization. Sarah Beth has a social impact platform, We’re All Friends Here: Normalizing Special Education in the School Environment, which is her plan to help erase the stigma of the special needs classroom.
Dr. Glen Boyce, newly appointed chancellor of the University of Mississippi, recently visited Clinton High School as part of a statewide tour of Mississippi high schools. While at CHS, he met with faculty members and students to gather feedback and share information about Ole Miss.
National Art Honor Society participated in a service project to create Veteran's Day cards to send to the VA Hospital in Jackson. Many participated, and we will be sending over 60 cards!
Congratulations to the CHS Academic Team on their 400 to 150 win over Simpson Academy in the first round of the Mississippi College Academic Championship! Team members include Caitlin Carter, captain, Aaron Graves, Joshua Collins, Ann Olivia Radicioni, Noah Prather, Javian Ervin, Matthew Carter, and Abigail Vargheese.
Congratulations! Your Lady Arrows are the 2019 Class 6A State Champions! These girls fought for this title, and they earned it.
Clinton High School students on Wednesday celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table. Teachers and students gathered in the chemistry lab to share snacks and conduct experiments.
Attache' show choir took center-stage at Continental Tire's grand opening in Clinton on Wednesday. The ceremony included remarks from Continental executives and public officials including Supervisor Peggy Calhoun, Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn, Lieutenant Govenor Tate Reeves, and Govenor Phil Bryant. Gunn addressed the crowd by asking the audience if they would rather listen to more speeches from politicians or hear more Lynard Skynard from Attache' show choir.Clinton Attache' is composed of forty-seven singer/dancers, fifteen pit members, and seventeen crew members. Attache' is led by directors David and Mary Fehr, pit directors Robert Allen and Matt Hines, and crew director Deborah Morgan.
"Robbed," a short film by Clinton High School senior Ruby Lanford, has been selected to show at the University of Mississippi Cinema Festival this weekend in Oxford. Hers is one of several short films that will be shown from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in Fulton Chapel. This is Ruby's second year to be invited to participate in the festival.
Clinton High School student Tiffany Nguyen thought the US citizenship test would be difficult so she was well prepared.
"It's hard if English is your second language," she said. "It wasn't easy but I learned it. And I tried really hard and learned about the culture and how to be a good citizen."
Her hard work paid off; in September, Tiffany became a US citizen. Click here to read more: http://ow.ly/uFw350wB78a
Congratulations to Mr. Cartee for being selected as the CHS Teacher of the Month for September!
Recently, the National Spanish Honor Society inducted six new members. Mr. Robinson and Mr. Freeny were the guest speakers. The inductees were from left: Lexie Martinez, Ishika Bharat, Destiny Ivory, Christopher Fowler, Derrick Taylor (Not pictured: Joseph Griffin). Many of the current members of NSHS were also present for the event.
Bruckner's will visit Clinton High School for picture make up day October 16 during 1st Block. Any sophomore or junior who did not get their picture taken in September will have the chance to sit for a school picture then. For more information, email Mr. Chapman at [email protected]
Clinton High School journalism teacher and Arrow Athletics Sports Information Director Robert Chapman won the Excellence in Photography first place award at the 2019 MSPRA Awards of Excellence Fall Meeting held at the Fairview Inn in Jackson. He also placed third in the Social Media Campaign category.
This summer, CHS senior Sabin Bell represented the State of Mississippi at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts. She is planning on pursuing a career in medicine.
Ms. Sarah Dill, one of our CHS counselors, was one of 6 applicants chosen to be a representative on the NCAA High School Advisory Committee for the 2019-2021 term. Members of the committee provide guidance and directions for Eligibility Center projects related to high schools and to assist student-athletes with pursing their goals of collegiate athletics. Over the past three years, the High School Advisory Group has helped implement the "Get the Word Out" Grant program, aided in launching the Eligibility Center's redesigned website, provided feedback to improve many resources for high schools and helped shape new processes through the High School Portal, such as uploading high school transcripts.
Five Clinton High School students have been named National Merit Semifinalists. Students are (from left) Anna Grace Carter, Aaron Graves, Victor Yen, Kevin Zhang and Isaac Martinolich.
Congratulations to Mrs. Purvis for being one of eight teachers statewide selected to receive MPE's 2019 National Board Certified Teacher Scholarships.
We are so proud of our teachers that are representing Clinton High School and the Clinton Public School District on this year's Mississippi Teachers Council Committee! (left to right): Mrs. Charlotte Walker, Dr. Carey Wright, Mrs. Heather McKinion, Dr. James Clay Norton
Mrs. Olinger's AP Physics class launched their Alpha rockets today for a projectile motion lab.
Congratulations to our August Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Nancy Dent!