High School News
December 1 , 2019
Calendar of Events
12/07 SAT Exam, 7:30 a.m.
12/12 High School Musical at SUNY Cortland, 7:00 p.m.
12/13 Half day for students, 11:30 a.m.
12/13 High School Musical at SUNY Cortland, 7:00 p.m.
12/14 High School Musical at SUNY Cortland, 7:00 p.m.
12/15 High School Musical at SUNY Cortland, 2:00 p.m.
12/19 Holiday Family Fun Night, 6:30 p.m.
12/20 15 minute early dismissal drill
12/23 to 1/01 Winter Recess, No School for Students
CHS News Broadcast
The broadcast news class aired its first CTV news show of the school year on Friday, November 8th. It can be seen by visiting the link below. Upcoming Shows: 11/26, 12/6 so be sure to check our website, twitter and facebook page to watch!
Monster Projects
Monster Projects are underway at the High School! The Monster Project is the undertaking of a passionate collection of artists who share a common goal: to help children recognize the power of their own imaginations and to encourage them to pursue their creative potential. To learn more about the Monster Project visit this website: https://themonsterproject.org/.

Here at Cortland, High School students are tasked with recreating a first grader’s monster incorporating three dimensional (form) and a background setting (space). 

Here are some examples from last year: 2018-2019 - Monsters 
Woodworking Update
Students in HS Wood Processing and Manufacturing courses are working on a plethora of projects incorporating the skills they've learned. Handmade pens, step stools, bats and lamps, brainteasers, and individually-designed products are on display as well as on their way home!"
Career Essentials News
Students in Career Essentials and Career Prep prepared for and participated in mock interviews. Many thanks to the staff and faculty members who gave up their free time to provide this invaluable experience for our students! Those in Career Prep will be interviewing again in the near future with the supervisor at their internship placement for the second semester.
High School Musical
Coming Dec 12th
Students of Cortland High School’s Theatre program will perform “The World Goes ‘Round” as their 2019 fall performance. Cortland’s production is directed by Susie Carr Feuerherm with musical direction by Ben Wells, technical direction by Nicholas Alteri, and choreography by Aisling Halpin, Doug Robbins, and Catherine Skojec Daly.

Performances will be held in the lab theatre of SUNY Cortland’s Dowd Fine Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 12, 13 and 14, 2019, and 2 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2019. Due to limited seating, tickets will be sold online only at www.cortlandhightheatre.yapsody.com.
CHS Family Fun Night
Student Council and High School Choirs invite you to join us for an evening of crafts, games, movies, treats and entertainment that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit. Join us Thursday, December 19th from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Cortland High School for fun night fit for the entire family.
Science Honor Society News
Six students from Science Honor Society (Delia Bair, Kylie Davie, Oumou Dikite, Alex Garrow, Pearl Hettich, and Jacob Gilbert) attended the CNY Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, November 16th. They attended presentations from college professors and local sustainability businesses in the morning and in the afternoon developed a climate action plan. They are currently developing a series of projects to both beautify CHS as well as bring awareness to climate change.
News from the Nurse
Physicals for all 9th and 11th graders will start in the month of December. If your child has had a recent physical please make sure a copy is brought in to the school nurse. BMI reporting on all former 9th and 11th graders will be done in the month of December. If you do not want your child’s data included in the report please notify the school nurse by December 1st.
Modern Band Show
@Bru on Dec. 17
The HS and some JH modern band classes will be putting on a show at Bru on December 17th at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to all. Music selections by Billie Ellish, The Lumineers, Childish Gambino, Aerosmith, and many others. Please join us for this fun night of music!
Now Hiring Bus Drivers, Automotive Mechanic Helper, Cleaners, and Secretary
You can work in an exciting and rewarding atmosphere and be part of the #WeAreCortland team! Make sure to check our  website   for up to date information on job postings.
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