Tuesday, September 30, 2014
 
General Information:
 
School pictures are in. If you did not pick yours up on Monday, see Mrs. Kobe in the main office.
 
Attention all sophomores: Jostens will return to take orders for class rings today, Tuesday, Sept. 30 during all lunch periods. Extra packets are available in the main office.
 
School Fees: This is a reminder that all current year and past year school fees must be paid by TOMORROW,  WENDESDAY, October 1 for students to use school transportation for extra curricular activities. You may pay your school fees through the payforit system online through the school’s website. You may also pay in the main office at CHS. 
 
Attention all students: The 2014-2015 Yearbooks can be preordered for the lowest price of the year now through Oct 10th. If you order now you will receive an added bonus if you place your name on the front cover, you can get four icons for free!  Order at jostensyearbooks.com or by picking up an order form in the main office.  
 
For any students interested in a trip to France which would take place this upcoming summer (July 2015), there will be an informational meeting this Thursday at the Columbia Public Library at 6:45. This meeting will be used to gauge interest as well as to discuss the specifics of the trip.  This is NOT a Columbia Schools sponsored trip. A representative from EF Tours will be present. If you have any questions, see Mr. Campbell.
 
Guidance News:
Attention juniors: Sign up in the guidance office for the PSAT.  Testing will be Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in the morning. Cost of the test is $14.  Be sure to pick up the study guide when you sign up. 
 
LCCC’s Ridge Campus will host an IT Open House on Friday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.   This is a great opportunity for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in any IT field to learn about IT jobs and degrees.   Industry professionals and faculty from LCCC, University of Toledo and University of Akron will be on hand to discuss IT demand and career and educational opportunities in Northeast Ohio. There will also be breakout sessions where students can tour our Digital Forensics Lab and the University of Toledo CSE Lab.  This will be followed by a student panel that will focus on co-ops and internships, and conclude with an industry sponsored roundtable lunch. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Hechko for a college visit form & Miss Neff to sign up.
 
Plan to attend the 27th annual LORAIN COUNTY COLLEGE FAIR. More than 120 Colleges, Universities, and Military Academies all under the same roof! The event takes place on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Lorain County Community College Ewings Activity Center. Stop in the guidance office for more info.

College Visitations: The following schools will be visiting CHS during the next week:
Ursuline College: Tuesday, September 30 at 1:00 am. 
Ohio University: Thursday, October 2 at 12:20 am.
Sign up in the guidance office if you are interested in attending any of these sessions.
 
Meetings for the Week: Attention all students interested in participating in drama club, there will be a mandatory meeting Wednesday, October 1, 2014, after school in the library.  Please see Miss Neff with questions. 
 
Attention all senior parents: It is never too early to begin planning after prom: Please attend our first After prom committee meeting of the year on Thursday Oct 2 at 7pm in the High school cafeteria.

Sports News: 
Attention Boys Soccer team , please turn in your parents’ day slips to Mr. Jump as soon as possible.
 
The boys soccer team defeated Wellington 5-1 on Saturday afternoon to bring their record to 9-2-1 and in the PAC 5-1-1. Nate Hite scored the lone goal in the 1st half which was a rebound from Cody Reichard's hard shot. In the second half, the Raiders scored 4 goals with Hite and Wolf Loos getting 2 apiece. Reichard assisted one of Hite's on a 35 yard pass from a direct kick and the other goal was a penalty kick. Loos' goals were assisted by Hite and were made from about 12 yards. 
Then, the boys soccer team clinched the PAC Stripes Championship last night by defeating Brookside 5-3 with a come from behind victory. Brookside jumped ahead 2-0 in the first 12 minutes of the game. The Raiders settled down and scored with a minute left in the half with Nate Hite scoring on a free kick from 20 yards out. The boys started the second half, with Hite scoring again from a rebounded shot from 6 yards out.. They struck again with Justin Clark scoring on a throw-in by Cody Reichard just five minutes later. They continued the pressure on the attacking end with Reichard scoring with a header from a 30 yard pass by Hite six minutes later. Brookside made a run by scoring their third goal with 3 minutes remaining in the game. The final Raiders goal was scored by Wolf Loos with a one touch volley with 30 seconds left in the match from a pass by Curt Welker and the celebration begun! The boys’ soccer teams next game is home vs Brooklyn this Saturday at 7pm. This game is Parents Night.
 
This evening September 30 the JV and Varsity volleyball teams will play against Brooklyn. The teams would like to fill the stands with pink. Please come to the games dressed in pink for Volley for the Cure. The parents of the volleyball team will be taking a collection and running a concession stand. All money collected will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation of Northeast Ohio. Come support the Raiders’ volleyball teams and help dig for a cure.
 
Attention all cross country enthusiasts: If you are interested in cross country please stop in the main office and see Mr. Jump. This is just to see if there is enough interest to check out the possibility of a team in the future.
 
 
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Articles posted but not read each day: 
The Parent Portal in PowerSchool is now open and can be accessed. Parent/Student logins and passwords remain the same as last year.  A new version of the Mobile App is now available and will prompt you for a District Mobile Registration code which is ZZGS.  The link for the App can be downloaded from the Parent Portal or found on the App store.  If you have trouble accessing your account please call the school at 440-236-5001 for assistance.
 
NHS Mum Sale is in full swing!  See an NHS member or Mrs. Becher to purchase mums from J&J Greenhouse.  Price is $5 for one large mum or $5 for three small ones.  This year asters, kale, and cabbage are included in the sale, too.  
 
The price of a school lunch for the 2014-2015 school year is $3.50. Milk is 50¢. We are now offering breakfast each morning. Cost is $1.50. CHS is proud to offer a healthy breakfast and lunch every school day. Your child may qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. Reduced price is breakfast 
is 30¢ and lunch is 40¢ for lunch. Please contact your school office if you need assistance providing your child with lunch.
 
Attention all students who would like to drive to school.  If you have a valid driver’s license and have not met with Mr. Jump, turned in a completed parking permit form or paid the fee, you should not be driving to school and parking on the premises. All students who have a permit have an assigned spot. Make sure you are in it. If someone else is in your spot come see Mr. Jump. No one without a permit is to be parking in the high school lots or at Copopa.
 
Reminder to all students to adhere to the dress code. Girls, all shorts must be at lease fingertip length. No skinny straps, halters for girls or sleeveless shirts for boys. Boys, no shirts with open sides, pants need to be worn at the waist. The complete dress code is in the agenda that students received in class meetings and is available on the website.