From February, 2020

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Teachers Stole The Show At The 2020 CHS Class Competition!

Organized by Ms. Lanning, the teachers of Centereach High School had been meeting and practicing for months to surprise the students at the recent Class Competition Event.  Their hard work and hours of preparation paid off as the student onlookers were shocked at their teachers’ performance.  When asked about what he liked most about the…

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P.S. I Love You

By: Anthony Scarpelli When most people think of February 14th, images of red hearts, flowers, and chocolates usually come to mind.  This year, it was the color purple that dominated the halls of Centereach High School as students and teachers participated in P.S. I Love You Day. Despite its tragic beginnings, in February 2011, Brooke…

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“Hear You, Hear Me: A Showcase of African American Excellence”

“Hear You, Hear Me: A Showcase of African American Excellence” was the theme for this year’s Black History Month Celebration held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.   The poignant theme set the tone as this year marks the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.  This year’s guest speakers…

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39th Annual POPS Concert

Annika Bumb On Monday, February 10th, 2020, the Centereach High School Music Department held their 39th annual POPS Concert. This concert is particularly special to performers and audience members alike: instead of selecting classical pieces like the music teachers do during the winter and spring concerts, they rehearse well-known pop music and popular radio hits to play on the night of the concert. Additionally, all the music groups join together to perform certain pieces. To begin, Mr.Shaarschmidt’s Jazz Ensemble performed “Brick House” and “Getaway” arranged by Murtha, and “In The Stone,” arranged by Lopez. Next up, Mr. Shaarschmidt and Mr.…

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Skills USA Competition

Submitted by Ms. Ackerler and Skills Participants On January 30th, 2020, the Junior & Senior Skills USA Cosmetology students competed in an in-school hair styling competition. Students created various hairstyles and practiced these styles for about 3 weeks. During the competition, the hairstyles were to be completed in 35 minutes and the styles are rated…