Senator Square: Late start days at Carson High School

Coming up March 2-5 will be late start days at Carson High School. 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.


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.


Carson High School Ski Team is one of two winners for the Winter Snow Down Video Contest sponsored by Mountain Resort Television. Members of the CHS ski team Brennan Peterman, Noah Giron, Shane Mortan, Matt Gunkel, Adam Daniels and Conor McRae made a video and submitted it to the contest. As a winner of the contest, CHS ski team received a $1,000 award. Mountain Resort Television is a member of the Deerfield Media group of companies, comprising nine television stations serving 6 percent of the nation’s television households. In Reno-Tahoe, Mountain Resort Television is broadcast over KAME-TV “My21TV” which is owned by Deerfield Media, Inc. Mountain Resort Television is effectively the “Morning Show” for KAME-TV and supports KAME-TV’s expanded focus on sports related programming, including Friday Night Rivals (local high school football), American Sports Network, college football and basketball games, and regional professional teams. Congratulation to the CHS Ski team for this honor.


The American Sign Language II students will be presenting its second annual “Sign Me a Song” Night, from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The presentation will be held in the CHS library. Please come and enjoy all of the students’ hard work and beautiful signing. The evening is free, so bring the family. For more information, contact Ms. Maryanne Weaver at 283-1910.


Attention Juniors: Are you interested in leadership and government? Boys and Girls State offer a unique, weeklong summertime educational program focusing on participation and personal experience in a model state, complete with governmental bodies and elected public officials. Boys State will be held at UNR and Girls State at Lake Tahoe. See Mrs. Schofield in the Counseling Office for information on these exciting opportunities.


This week’s senior in the spotlight is Michelle Perry. Michelle has challenged herself throughout high school with a rigorous course load of Honors, Advanced Placement, and college prep classes. She currently has a 3.79 grade point average.

Recently, Michelle completed her fourth and final year for the Carson High School basketball team, where she was captain. She has also played varsity softball for three years. For her senior project, Michelle shared her love of sports and helping others by coaching a seventh-grade girls’ basketball team.

Michelle has served as a director for Carson High School’s Link Crew for the past two years. Link Crew assists freshmen in making the transition from middle school to high school, and it also supports the freshmen throughout the year academically and socially with various events. As a Director, Michelle has been responsible for creating and organizing those events.

With a goal to major in education, and eventually become a therapist or counselor, Michelle plans to begin college at WNC and later transfer to a university. Carson High School is proud and appreciative of all of your accomplishments, Michelle.​

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


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