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Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Attend the Athletic Booster Club (ABC) meeting and learn how you or your CHS Student can earn Community Service hours. 

Student athletes together, can earn money for their team while they accumulate hours.  It's a win for ALL. 

There is so much more the ABC can do for you. Find out how on Monday, March 12th at 6:30pm in the CHS Library. 

 

Thanks for your continued support!

CHS Athletic Booster Club

 

Connect with us to stay informed of upcoming events!

Email ChristopherHSathleticBoosters@gmail.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/CHSABC

 

Twitter https://twitter.com/CHSABCgilroy

Volunteer here: http://signup.com/go/dKZvQcV

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Posted by: Irene Kachel
Published: 3/5/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Hello Cougars,

 

Please congratulate those Christopher winter sport teams and student-athletes who have made it to the Central Coast Section playoffs that will begin this week! If you have time on your break, please come out to support our amazing student-athletes in action!

 

Boys Basketball, Div. 2- Tuesday 2/20 at Branham High School- 7:00 pm

 

Girls Soccer, Div. 1- Wednesday 2/21 vs Leland at the Don Christopher Sports Complex, 5:30 pm

 

Girls Basketball, Div. 2- Thursday, 2/22 at Lynbrook High School- 5:30 pm

 

Wrestling- Friday 2/23 at Independence High School- 10:00 am

 

If you are planning to attend any CCS playoff event, please remember that admission is charged by the CCS. Any school-related passes will not be accepted for admittance.

 

Good luck to all of our student-athletes, coaches, and teams! 

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Posted by: Ryan Dequin
Published: 2/18/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage, Grade 09, Cheer and Dance, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades and Parents

Cheer and Dance Team Tryouts and Information are available on the website or in the attached flyer.

 

Cheer and Dance

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 2/16/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Grad Night

This year, fill your baskets with Easter treats from See's. Grad night is selling See's candy from now until March 10th. All orders will be ready for pickup the last week of March, right before Easter & spring break. Please see the attached flyer for more details.

 

#CHSgradnite2018

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 2/13/18




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Published: 2/13/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Grad Night

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings anytime between now & April! Show this flyer & BWW will donate 10% of your order back to Grad Night. 

 

Don’t want to cook? Need food for a party? Let BWW help & support Grad Night at same time. It’s a win-win!

 

#CHSgradnite2018

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 2/13/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage
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Posted by: monica duarte
Published: 2/9/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage, Leadership Period 0, Student Government Period 4, Grade 09, Leadership Period 5, Grade 10, Student Life, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Operation Interdependence is now underway at CHS! Students are invited to write letters to our troops overseas. These letters will be sent, along with goodie bags of small snacks and travel sized toiletries, through the Gilroy Chapter of Operation Interdependence. On Thursday, Feb 15, from 3:15-4:15, students are invited to a Letter-Writing Event, sponsored by ASB. Letter writing materials will be provided, along with music and free popcorn! An easy way to earn an hour of community service. Additional letters can be turned in to the ASB office for CS hours at the rate of 2 full-page letters earning one hour. Please see the attached list of items needed to put in the goodie bags, and a guideline for the letters.

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Posted by: Gloria Hennessy
Published: 2/8/18




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Homepage, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Join the choirs of CHS on March 3 from 8-10am at Applebee's on Arroyo Circle for a delicious stack of pancakes, bacon, and juice. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any choir student for $7.50. Walk-ins are welcome! Please see the attachment for further details.

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Posted by: Kira Dixon
Published: 2/6/18




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Published: 2/5/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Parent Club

Please join us TUESDAY, February 6th at 6:30 PM in the CHS Library.  This month's meeting will feature a LCAP presentation by Mrs. Calero.  If you are new to our meetings, they are very informal and meant to facilitate communication between parents and administration.  

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Posted by: Denise Rubio
Published: 2/3/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades and Parents

Attention parents of EL students! We will be administering the new CA English Proficiency Exam on these dates: Feb 7,8, 14 and 15. Please make sure your student is presented and well-rested. There are links below with more information and practice tests. Thank you for your support!

Practice testshttps://www.elpac.org/resources/practicetests/

Information and resources (with links to various languages): https://www.elpac.org/resources/

 

Atención estimados padres de estudiantes EL!  Les queremos informar de la administración del nuevo examen del estado de inglés (ELPAC) que va a tomar lugar estos días: 7,8,14,15 de febrero. Por favor, asegúrense de que sus hijos estén presentes. Aquí hay información en español y práctica para el examen:  

https://www.elpac.org/s/pdf/ELPAC_Parent-guide-to-understanding-elpac-sp.pdf

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 2/1/18




Audience: Class of 2018 Seniors and Parents, Homepage, Homepage and Grad Night

Attention all Senior Parents:

 

Please join us for the February planning meeting for the 2018 Grad Night event on Thursday, 2/15 at 6:30pm at Chevy's restaurant in Gilroy.

 

Graduation is approaching quickly and will be here before you know it. Your help is greatly appreciated in order to make this a safe, fun & memorable night for our graduating seniors. 

 

See you there!

 

#CHSgradnite2018

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 1/30/18




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Published: 1/30/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage, All Grades, Students and Parents

CSF Applications, Transcript or Report Cards along with Due's if you have the ability. At due Friday 2/2 at the end of lunch.

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Posted by: Sally Enriquez
Published: 1/26/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Athletics

Good Afternoon Cougars,

 

Due to illnesses on Palma's JV soccer team, the Junior Varsity game scheduled for this afternoon (Tuesay 1/23/18) has been cancelled. 

 

Boys Varsity game will be played as scheduled at 5:45.

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Posted by: Ryan Dequin
Published: 1/23/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage
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Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Leadership Period 0, Student Government Period 4, Staff, Principals, Student Life, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Homepage, Grade 09, Leadership Period 5, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

Tickets for this year's winter dance are available in the ASB office now through Thursday, January 25, at 1:00 pm. "Snowball" is on Friday night, January 26, from 7:00-10:00 pm. Tickets are now at $30 with ASB card, and $35 without. Jan 22-25, they will be $35 and $40. Guests pass applications are available in the ASB office, and must be completed and submitted by Tuesday, 1/23.

 

Dress is semi-formal (For guys, that means:  Slacks, ties, sweaters, vests, button sowns and collars. No jeans or tee shirts.)

 

This year's Snowball will serve up a catered buffet, including a waffle bar, Garlic Festival bread, sliders, and more! There will be movies, royalty elections, a terrific DJ, and a chance to purchase a formal photo package to capture the memories.

 

Portraits can be paid for at the dance, or find the "Now and Forever" link on our homepage to pre-pay.

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Posted by: Gloria Hennessy
Published: 1/18/18




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Posted by: monica duarte
Published: 1/17/18




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Published: 1/16/18




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Posted by: monica duarte
Published: 1/11/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

The Las Animas Sculptural Design Contest Winners are in. This contest was to design a Permanent Sculptural installation to be placed forever at the old Las Animas school site, working with a professional artist and was open to all GUSD Students.

 

2nd Place, Which includes a $1250 Scholarship and a possible plaque on the permanent sculpture Winner is JAYDEN GUERRERO. Jayden is in Ms. Woodward's 6th Period Ceramics Class.


 

 

1st Place, which includes a $3750 Scholarship and PERMANENT Sculpture installation on WREN AVENUE in Gilroy at the Old Las Animas School site WINNER IS EMMA HERREN! Emma is in Mr. Carrick's Digital Design and Animation Class.


 

 

We are so very proud of our CHS Visual Art Scholarship Winners! They will start working with the professional artist in the next month on this real life Sculptural Installation! If you see these Students please congratulate them!

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 1/11/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Was your New Year's resolution to get more involved at CHS?  Parent Club is a informal way to learn about the happenings and parent volunteer opportunities at our school. Mrs. Calero will be joining us to answer any of our concerns or questions.

 

Join us at 6:30 PM in the CHS Library on January 10th.  If you would like to receive email and newsletters from Parent Club, please send your email address to CHSCougarcrew@gmail.com.

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Posted by: Denise Rubio
Published: 1/6/18




Audience: Homepage, Homepage, Grade 12 and Parents

Yearbooks are going fast!  We have less than 200 left.  Buy yours now for $75 in the ASB office or online.

 

Order # 16114

 

Prices increase to $90 Jan. 1, 2018 until sold out!

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 12/21/17




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Published: 12/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Athletics

Spring Sports Athletes: begin to get your sport clearances completed now so you are ready for tryouts January 29th. Pick up your sport clearance packets and emergency cards from the ASB office before you leave for break. New student-athletes must sign up to take the impact baseline test on the Christopher Athletics webpage.

 

Directions for the online (athleticclearance.com) clearance can also be found on the Athletics website. Returning and new student-athletes MUST fill out a new emergency card and bring the online clearance to the ASB office for clearance.

 

Don't wait until the last minute!

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Posted by: Ryan Dequin
Published: 12/19/17




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Published: 12/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Grad Night

Start a new holiday tradition... it's a Cougar Christmas!! Purchase your very own 2017-2018 commemorative Cougar Christmas ornament for only $20. All ornaments are made with beautiful iridescent clear, hand blown glass and make great gifts for all CHS students, families, teachers and coaches. Decorate your tree with this year Cougar style!! 

 

Ornaments are available for pickup & purchase on 12/18-12/22 after school, near the front office. Can't make it to the school, but still want to purchase an ornament? Just send us email (chscougargradnight@gmail.com).

 

Quantities are limited, so get yours now before they sell out! 

 

#CHSgradnite2018

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 12/16/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage
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Posted by: monica duarte
Published: 12/14/17




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Published: 12/11/17




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Posted by: Ryan Dequin
Published: 12/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Grade 12

Here is the information given to students in last months presentations..

 

 

www.GraduationOrder.co

Password:  chs408

 

Parents can also call our office if they wish to order by phone.

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 12/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Grad Night

Please join us for dinner on December 12th from 4-8pm at Chipotle in Gilroy! Eat in or take out and Chipotle will donate 50% of your bill to Grad Night.

 

Don't forget to show the flyer when you order. Thank you for supporting CHS Grad Night!

 

#CHSgradnite2018

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 12/7/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage
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Posted by: monica duarte
Published: 12/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Homepage, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and All Grades

The CHS Chamber Choir is competing with 9 other Bay Area Choirs to win the chance to perform on a National Public Radio show "From the Top." Voting is unlimited through Dec. 17. Thank you for your support!

 

https://www.kdfc.com/2017/11/local-vocals-voting/

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Posted by: Kira Dixon
Published: 12/7/17




Audience: Class of 2018 Seniors and Parents, Homepage, Homepage, CHS Students 2014/2015 and Grad Night

What is Grad Night? And why should you buy your tickets now?

 

Grad night is a long standing high school tradition, where graduated seniors enjoy one last night of fun & games with their friends before everyone embarks on their journey of college & adulthood. The events and activities at this year's grad night were built from the list of requests we received from YOU (Seniors) in the poll on schoolloop earlier this year. Some of these requests include a DJ, live music, a taco truck, raffle prizes, casino games & much, much more. Once you've bought your ticket & walk in the door, everything is FREE! 

 

Doors open at 11pm on June 8th, with no admittance after midnight. We start at 11pm so that everyone has time to celebrate with family after the graduation ceremony. Once entering grad night, students will be kept on campus in the gyms & fenced in areas in the quad, and will not be released until 5am, unless pickup has been pre-arranged and approved by a parent or guardian. 

 

Ticket prices start low & increase as the year progresses. Currently, a grad night ticket costs only $35, but that price will go up to $50 on January 1st and eventually will be $100 at the door. Fundraisers will be held & donations collected throughout the year that will help pay for the cost of our event, plus allowing us to offer a limited number of scholarships.

 

We have lots of surprises & fun planned for you all at Grad Night!

 

Inquiries can be sent to chscougargradnight@gmail.com.

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Posted by: Jodi Syth
Published: 12/6/17




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Published: 12/6/17




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Published: 12/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Athletics

Tomorrow, 12/2/17, Coach Tim Pierleoni and the Varsity Football team will be competing against Leland High School Chargers in the Central Coast Section Division 4 Championship Game!!! This is the first time in school history that any team has reached the CCS Finals and we need your support rooting them on! The game will be played at Westmont High School (located in Campbell) with a 7:00 pm kickoff. Our coaching staff and team have prepared for this moment all season and are ready for their final test. 

 

If you are planning on attending the game, please consider purchasing your tickets online to avoid standing in line at the ticket window at the stadium. The following link will take you to the GoFan website where tickets can be purchased: https://gofan.co/app/events/19055

Please also find the attached photo of the Westmont High School campus to find parking locations and stadium entrance. 


If you cannot attend the game, you can stream it live from home. The link associated with this email will take you to the NFHS Live Network where you can find all the CCS Football Championship games.

 

Immediately following the game, both teams and coaches will participate in an awards ceremony near mid-field. We ask that parents, families, and spectators do not enter the playing field at any time. Pictures can be taken after the game as the athletes exit the field. 

 

The CHS Athletic Department thanks you for your cooperation and support for our student-athletes. As a reminder, the Christopher High School athletes, coaches, and fans are expected to exude humility at all times and represent our school with class and integrity in any situation. Thank you again for a great season and we hope you can come support our team as they seek out 1 more win!!!!

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Posted by: Ryan Dequin
Published: 12/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Homepage and Parent Club

Honor your student or a favorite teacher with an engraved brick in the CHS Walk of Honor.  The pathway is located in the quad near Building B.  Bricks can be customized with icons representing student activities or favorite quotes.,Sale of these engraved bricks supports CHS Parent Club activities. See the attached files for more information.

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Posted by: Denise Rubio
Published: 11/30/17




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Published: 11/29/17




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Published: 11/27/17




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Published: 11/14/17




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Published: 11/8/17




Audience: Gloria Hennessy, AP / Honors Classes Information, Band & Color Guard Boosters, Choir, Departments, Leadership Site, MOT/UCLA, Our School, Registration Course Book, Stud Govt Site, Student Government Site, Student Life, Student Services, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The GUSD community service graduation requirement will be discussed in a workshop for students and their parents on Tuesday evening, 11/14, at 6:00 pm. Gloria Hennessy, Community Service Coordinator, and Jen Garnica, Community Service Liaison, will be on hand to provide tips to make this 80 hour requirement easier to accomplish. One hour of service will be available to those students in attendance. Contact gloria.hennessy@gilroyunified.org for more information.

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Posted by: Gloria Hennessy
Published: 11/7/17




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Published: 11/7/17




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Published: 11/6/17




Audience: Gloria Hennessy, AP / Honors Classes Information, Band & Color Guard Boosters, Choir, Departments, Leadership Site, MOT/UCLA, Our School, Registration Course Book, Stud Govt Site, Student Government Site, Student Life, Student Services, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Christopher High's annual Canned Food Drive begins November 8th, and runs through November 17. Students are asked to bring canned food and dry goods like beans, rice, and pasta, to their 4th period classrooms for pick up. There will also be a collection bin in the CHS Main Office for the community to participate. The proceeds of our drive will benefit the Gilroy community through St Joseph's Family Center. Together, we "CAN" make a difference.

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Posted by: Gloria Hennessy
Published: 11/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Grade 12

Reminder, All Seniors that want their portrait in the yearbook, must have their portrait done by Now & Forever by Nov. 16, 2017.

 

Senior Yearbook Tribute Ads are due online by 4pm Nov. 3rd.

 

CHS School # 16114

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 10/18/17




Audience: Homepage and Parents

Monday, October 23, from 6:30-7:30 in the school library.

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Families of students, and any others who are interested, are invited to attend the monthly Principal’s Coffees. I personally want to thank the community for being so welcoming as I transition and get acquainted with the programs and the amazing culture of Christopher High School. I look forward to getting further acquainted in the informal setting of the Principal’s Coffees. The dates and times are listed below, so feel free to drop in and have a
conversation. Mark your calendar!

  • Friday September 29 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Friday October 27 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Wednesday November 29 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Thursday January 25 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Wednesday February 28 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Friday March 30 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room
  • Friday April 27 8:15-9:00am Office Conference Room

Location may change if attendance outgrows the space! Updates will be posted.

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 9/28/17




Audience: Homepage and Parents

 

Have a college degree?  Interested in becoming a substitute teacher in GUSD?  Come join our team!  Please contact Paul Winslow at GUSD Human Resources for more information @  paul.winslow@gilroyunified.org

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 9/18/17




Audience: Homepage

What's Happening
For Android users on version 7.1.2 and possibly other recent versions of Android, there's a bug that indicates a failure to send a LoopMail messages. Although the message is actually sent, the bug moves the message into the Outbox where it is being sent to the recipient over and over.

A Workaround to Stop Messages
The video linked below demonstrates how to remove messages from your outbox.

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What We're Doing About It
School Loop will release an updated version of the mobile app as soon as possible. In the meantime, we will implement a short term fix immediately. 

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Posted by: Eric Kuwada
Published: 8/22/17