CBHS December Newsletter & Parent Newsflash 12-1-14
CBHS December Newsletter & Parent Newsflash 12-1-14
Posted on 12/01/2014

Headline News

The Winter Trimester begins today. First trimester grades will be viewable online by Thursday. Report cards will be mailed next week.

Audition for the CBHS winter play, Almost, Maine will take place after school today (Monday) and tomorrow. Meet in the Great Space to start.

Congrats to Coach McNally and the Mock Trial Team for advancing to the “Elite Eight” this Saturday in the state competition.

The December PAG Meeting is this Thursday, December 4th (5:30-7pm). Agenda items include “Greening Casco Bay,” a Crafts Fair Debrief and Winter Intensives.

There will be a dance this Friday night to benefit Junior Journey.

Help Wanted:

Holiday Faculty Luncheon: Each December, the families of CBHS provide the teachers and staff with a luncheon as a thank you and demonstration of our appreciation. This year, the lunch will be on December 17th. We have the food and paper product covered and are inviting families to contribute the dessert and drinks. Please bring your contribution to the teacher’s mail room (next to Derek’s office). No worries about having too much…nothing will go to waste!

If you have questions, please contact Beth Quinlan ( quinlan at maine.rr.com)


Expeditionary Learning National Conference – 12/7-9

Seniors to Boston – 12/9

Seniors First Application Deadline – 12/10

8th Grade Family Night – 12/11

Africa Rising Dress Rehearsals– 12/11-12

March to Post Office- 12/12

Africa Rising Culmination – 12/15

Poetry Out Loud – 12/16

11:05 Dismissal – 12/17

Select Student Announcements

CBHS Student Ambassadors are needed for next week’s 8th grade Family Night (about 5 to 10 per grade). The event will take place a week from Thursday, 12/11 from 6:30-8:30. Ambassadors should plan to show up about 6:15 to welcome 8th grade families and get their assignments. The prime task will be to welcome visitors, help folks find their way and field questions when in smaller discussion groups. Thanks for volunteering! Sign up outside Mr. Pierce’s office or see him FMI.

Seniors: As a reminder, at least one college application must be completed by a week from Wednesday, December 10th. Seniors who have not completed one by then will need to stay after on the 10th to get one done.

Monday – Spanish 3 students please meet in the great space for TST Monday

Seniors – Class meeting in the library during TST

WednesdaySchool Meeting – Hale Crew – Build Community (McNally on Deck)

Outing club meeting Wednesday at lunch in Australia

There will be a one act meeting Wednesday at lunch in the art room for anyone who would like to hear the ideas for this years play and give the writers feedback

Friday: Snow Ball Dance (a Junior Journey Fundraiser)

KIDS’ AND TEENS’ OPEN STAGE- Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 1 pm 

ONE LONGFELLOW SQUARE $5 admission, $3 admission for those who bring a toy to donate, under 9 free. See Sadie Grant FMI.

Juniors and Seniors: We will be offering two new SMCC courses at CBHS in the second semester, for both HS and college credit: Introduction to Sociology and Introduction to International Relations. Both courses will begin in January, after intensives. See Mr. Hale or Ms. Doyle FMI or to sign up.