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Daily Announcements - 10/17/19

What makes America Great? If you have an answer to this question then you could earn some money and possibly a $30,000 scholarship. Voice of Democracy is a local essay contest. Pick up an application from your Language Arts, Social Studies teacher or in the office. This contest is open to all 9th-12th graders. Deadline is October 31st. Two other scholarships that have deadlines soon are the Local Elks Most Valuable student which is November 5th and Horatio Alger which is October 25th. See Ms. Evans or the Career Website for more information. VE

A CGHS student is collecting donations for the veterans of Foreign Wars VFW here in Cottage Grove. Care packages will be sent overseas to our troops to make their holidays brighter. There are three ways to donate: donating items from the recommended care package item list that can be found in the main office, sending cards or letters or donating money for postage, any amount will help. Drop off all donations to the bin located in the main office. We will be collecting donations until November 15th. Thank you. KJ

Varsity cheerleaders are to be released at 10:00 and JV cheerleaders at 10:15 for the assembly. Varsity cheerleaders are also to be released at 12:35 for the parade MH

Pride will be from 2:15 to 3:45 today. SW

Cafeteria Special of the Day: Sweet and Sour Chicken or Fish Sticks w/WG Bread

Happy Birthday today to: Taylor Hill

Happy Birthday over the weekend to: Chris Barker, Dylan DeVoe, Kristina DeVoe, Anika Showalter and Kevin Fleming-Mullican.

Homecoming Parade Bell Schedule - 10/17/19

Period 1 8:15-8:42
Period 2 8:47-9:14
PRIDE BREAK 9:14-9:21
Period 3 9:26-9:53
Period 4 9:58-10:25
ASSEMBLY 10:25-10:53
Period 5 10:58-11:25
LUNCH 11:25-12:00
Period 6 12:05-12:32
Period 7 12:37-1:04

Fall Parent Conferences are just around the corner!

Parent Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 16th and Thursday, October 17th from 2:30-8pm. The following is the format:

2:30-5pm - Teachers in their classrooms
5-5:45pm - Dinner Break (Teachers not available)
5:45-8pm - Arena Style Conferences (See Locations Below)

2:30-5pm - Arena Style Conferences (See Locations Below)
5-5:45pm - Dinner Break (Teachers not available)
5:45-8pm - Teachers in their classrooms

Depending on subject area, teachers will be in the locations listed below for Arena Style Conferences. No appointment is necessary for arena conferencing.

CAFETORIUM: Career & Technical Education (CTE)
Fine Arts

LIBRARY: Language Arts
Social Studies

During the time teachers are in their classrooms, parents can drop in for a more private 10-minute conference or e-mail teachers directly to schedule a specific time. You can find teacher e-mail addresses on the CGHS website under Staff and Departments.
Parents are encouraged to attend with their student. This is a great opportunity to meet with teachers and get a first hand report on how things are going here at school. Home Access Center is another great tool for keeping track of your student's progress and attendance. Check it out on the school website at We hope to see you at conferences!

CGHS Announces New Head Football Coach Chad Smith

Parents are invited to come and meet Coach Smith, and learn more about the program.  In addition to the parent meeting, football players are invited to lift weights in July from 8-9 each morning, and may participate in drills from 9-10.

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