As we wrap up our final exams, Community High School is excited to announce that the following colleges and universities have accepted our graduates this year: American University, Averett University, Bard College, Carleton College, College of the Atlantic, College of William and Mary, College of Wooster, Dickinson College, Franklin and Marshall College, Franklin University (Switzerland), […]
Community High School’s Department of Theatre presents its final 2015/2016 production on Friday and Saturday—a twin bill of classic British farce: Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Inspector Hound” and Peter Shaffer’s “Black Comedy.” The plays will be performed at the June M. McBroom Theatre, May 13 & 14, with a 7:30pm curtain both nights. Stoppard’s “Hound” […]
It’s been a busy – but fulfilling! – few weeks at Community High School. We have two more full weeks of classes, and students are diligently working on their final projects and papers, and gearing up for exams. Last Thursday, our students capped bazillions of strawberries to help out the K-8 Community School with their Strawberry Festival preparations, and […]
Actor and playwright Mike Wiley will offer a solo performance dramatizing the landmark Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education, as part of an evening of theater at Community High School’s June M. McBroom Theatre on Friday, April 15 at 7:00 pm. Wiley follows his performance with an hour-long acting workshop. Admission to the […]
On Friday, April 8, our students took the lead, teaching classes to faculty and peers on all sorts of fascinating topics, including The History of Japanese Animation, Things that Go Into Space, Improv Theater Games, Muay Thai, Board Breaking, Pixel Art, and many more. See below for pictures from Beginner Crochet and Ride the Bus. Nice […]
Community High School will be hosting two Open Houses in February for students and families interested in applying for Fall 2016 admission to CHS. The Student Open House offers prospective students a chance to experience a full day at CHS, while they attend classes, meet teachers, and get to know current students. It will be held from 9:00am-5:00pm on Monday, February 15, […]
Students and faculty volunteered at seven organizations around Roanoke on January 18, 2016 for our second Community Service Day of the school year, which coincided with the National Day of Service honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. We worked with Angels of Assisi, the Boys and Girls Club of SW Virginia, Christian Soldiers Food Bank, Clean […]
The CHS theater class performed three one-act plays recently: My California, Cucarachas, and The Green Cockatoo. Congratulations to all of our actors and crew, and thanks to everyone who made these shows possible!
On Friday, Dec. 4, join the CHS Sherlock Holmes class from 6-8pm to help solve ‘The Case of the Grim Fortune.’ An actress has been kidnapped, and the clues recall those of a mysterious murder a generation ago. Can you help solve the case before that dreadful crime is repeated? Students have designed a live-action […]
Liminal Gallery and Community High School are proud to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Elise Schweitzer, an Assistant Professor of Painting at Hollins University. Please join us for a reception on December 4th from 5pm – 8pm! The exhibit will be up from November 18th to December 25th.