On Monday, January 16, 2017 all Community High School students will be participating in our second community service day of the year. This time, our students will be working at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Virginia, Mill Mountain Zoo, the Christian Soldiers Food Bank, the Rescue Mission, Goodwill Industries, as well […]
We’re looking forward to seeing students and parents on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, for conferences. The first day of second semester classes is Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Please contact Erin if you have questions about conference times or your student’s schedule.
Community High School Final Exams will be held this week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (December 14-16). Morning exams are scheduled from 9:30-11:30am, and afternoon exams are from 1:00-3:00pm. Students should arrive by 9:00am for morning exams. Students are NOT required to be here if they do not have an exam, but parents should let the school know […]
BROOMS UP! Come and see your Community High School Dragons Quidditch team play at their Annual Winter Scrimmage versus Virginia Tech this Saturday, December 3rd at 1pm (team arrival @ 12:45pm). The team should wear jerseys and warm sports gear, and bring water, snacks, and mouthguards. The scrimmage will be on the Drill Field on Virginia Tech’s […]
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Community High School! We’ve had an exciting November, with college trips to William & Mary, the University of Richmond, and Longwood University; the “Participatory Democracy” exhibit in Liminal Gallery; and an Armistice Day event planned by Warren and Olchar’s World War I class. In addition, the theater class put […]
Community High’s fall 2016 Lycée Day was a great success. Thank you to all of our workshop leaders! Community members, faculty, alumni, students, and parents taught over fifteen different classes, including Snakes, Science, Society, and Superstition; Effects Make-up; Bystander Intervention; Fractals; a Guac-off; Metal (music) Appreciation; Muy Tai Kickboxing; a Luthier Demo; Slack-lining; the Japanese Fisherman’s Dance, and Make Your Own […]
It has been a busy month at Community High School for students and faculty members alike. Students have taken a deep dive into diverse classes covering a range of topics including Chemistry, Film History, German, Global Surrealism, The Grimm Brothers, Botany, Barbarian Europe, Calculus, Literature and Lunacy, Cultural Maya (in Spanish!), Algebra II, Global Politics, World […]
On August 31, we welcome back all of our students – both new and returning – for Community High School’s final day of orientation. We will be working through students’ academic schedules, studying the CHS handbook, and going on a scavenger hunt. The first two days of orientation were a great success: we have a wonderful […]
This month, the U.S. Quidditch Association announced that the Community High School Quidditch team won the Xander Manshel Award for furthering the USQ mission of creativity, community and competition. Congratulations to our students! Visit this link to read the Roanoke Times’ coverage of the award. Check out the USQ at www.usquidditch.org.
Community High School Orientation will be held on Monday-Wednesday, August 29-31, 2016! New students are required to attend all three days. Returning students should join our new students on Wednesday, August 31. See below for important times and information, and call the school if you have any questions. We can’t wait to see you all! […]