Central H.S. Announcements for 01/10/2018

Central Project Open House – TONIGHT from 5:30 to 7:30p in the Central High School Library!


Champaign Unit 4 School District has reached the next milestone in our high school renovation projects. Join us at an open house TONIGHT to see the schematic design for the Central project.  Light refreshments will be served. The project management team will be available for questions.  Central staff, families, students, neighbors and the community are invited to attend.

 PTSA

The Central High School Music Boosters proudly present the 9th Annual Trivia Night.  SaturdayFebruary 3th at Faith United Methodist Church.  This event includes dinner (6 pm) provided by Moe’s Southwest Grill, trivia competition (7 pm) hosted by Central’s Very Own Gary Slotnick, door prizes, snacks, and soda.  Raffles and silent auction will occur throughout the evening. Answers are submitted by your team at your table; you are not required to answer questions individually.  Early Bird Registration fee is $200 through Jan 22 (after Jan 22, registration fee is $220) for a team of up to 8 people.  All money raised supports Champaign Central’s Music Programs.

Compete with or against your family, friends, or colleagues.  Find out who among you is the true trivia master. Ideas for team members might also include…

·   Church group

·   Civic group/club

·   Social group/club

·   Businesses

Please visit our website at www.maroons.org/trivia.  Questions about Trivia Night can be directed to Janet Roadcap (jsroadcap@yahoo.com or 352-3249).

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS – CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

The Black History Program Committee is recruiting all dancers, singers, musicians and artists.  Any student who just wants to help with this years “African American History through the Arts” Program.  Sign-up TODAY.  See Ms. Graham, Ms. Kunkel, Mr. Turner, Mr. Cooper or Ms. Cobb for more information.  The first meeting is this Friday after school in room 229.

Students interested in learning about racial identity development and becoming advocates for racial justice should consider joining RISE. RISE, the Racial Identity Student Experience, is comprised of students from Central, Centennial, and Novak and caring adults who wish to formulate a progressive understanding about race. All genders and gender expression are welcome. A light dinner will be provided. The next meeting is at Centennial on Tuesday, January 23rd in the library and room 127 from 4:00-5:30 pm. A bus will bring Central students to and from the meeting. Central students can see Ms. Flugge or Mr. Cooper.

ATHLETICS

Congratulations to the freshmen, JV and varsity Girls’ Basketball teams on their recent victories at Urbana. The JV and varsity defeated the Tigers on Saturday and the freshmen won last night, 58-49. 

Congratulations to the varsity Boys’ Basketball team on their 60-48 victory at Centennial on Friday night. 

All girls interested in track and field, there will be a brief informational meeting at 3:30p TOMORROW in the lower library. 

Boys Track sign-ups will be TOMORROW at 3:30p in the upper library.  Please be on time for this meeting if you are planning to join the Boys Track team. 

Please come to our Pancake Breakfast supporting our Cross Country runners this Saturday, January 13th, from 8:00a – 10:00a at Applebee’s (2121 N Prospect Ave).  Donation is $5.00 per ticket, which includes pancakes, bacon and a beverage (coffee, orange juice, soda, or tea).  Please see your favorite XC runner to purchase tickets or you may buy them at the door.  For more information, contact Jennifer Mulcahey at jennifermulcahey@gmail.com.  Thank you for supporting Champaign Central Cross Country!

Girls Soccer:  Open gym Soccer Sundays from 12:15p – 2:00p in Combes Gym.  Also Pre-Season Conditioning on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3:30p – 4:40p.  Meet in room 207.  If weather permits, we will run outside.

COLLEGE AND CAREERS

https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifAre you interested in exploring careers in cancer research?  How about working full time in laboratories with cancer researchers?  If you are, please see Mr. Tanner in the College & Career Center.  

The University of Illinois Center for Global Studies is offering high school summer programs on campus. They offer college-level interdisciplinary foundations on global studies topics to introduce analytical skills for addressing issues from a global perspective. This summer the topics are Sustainable Futures, International Law and Social Justice, and Global Health. Please visit the center's website at cgs.illinois.edu or email them at global-studies@illinoid.edu for more information. Applications are due April 30, 2018.