The CHS bowling team presented Mr. Judd with their 2nd place regional trophy this morning. They are on their way to the semi-state meet on Saturday. We are proud of these young men!
The Connersville FFA Chapter competed in the District IX leadership Contest at Rushville, over the weekend. The placings are as follows: Shayla Crawford – 1st Place in Plant and Soil Science Demonstration 2nd Place in Leadership Ambassador 4th Place in Employment Skills Victoria Caldwell - 1st Place Extemporaneous Public Speaking Christina Caldwell -2nd in Freshman Creed Speaking 2nd in Agriculture and Farm Business Management Demonstration Baylie Wilson - 5th in Food Science Demonstration Luke Garrison -6th in the Agricultural Sales Presentation Maycee McIver –7th in the Horticulture Demonstration The Team of Azera Palmer, Payton Orschell, Samara Steele, and Lilly Cowan – Place 5th in Quiz Bowl.
Students in Mrs. Rowe’s Anatomy/physiology class are dissecting sheep hearts this week. Can you find that superior vena cava? Rigor sometimes has an odor of formaldehyde!
Congratulations to Wesley Boyd, who won 1st place in the individual portion of the bowling regional, and Garrett Davidson, who earned 12th place. Both will be moving on to the Semi State in singles competition! #fcscspartanpride #chsspartanpride
Congratulations to the Spartan Bowling team! They are semi state bound after finishing second in the New Castle Regional!
Students are getting help with Spanish, from Ms. Richards, during SRE today. Muy excelente! #fcscspartanpride #chsspartanpride
Congratulations to the 2021 ISTAR Students and Teachers! Lacie Boaz--- Tyler Zerbe Baylie Willson--- Tonya Storck Amelia Ross--- Kelsey Browne
Tonight we honor CHS ISTAR students and the ISTAR teachers they nominated. The event will be held at 6:00, at Tri Jr Sr High School. Congratulations to these 2021 ISTAR Students and Teachers! Lacie Boaz--- Tyler Zerbe Baylie Willson--- Tonya Storck Amelia Ross--- Kelsey Browne The ISTAR ceremony will be streamed tonight. It will be broadcasted on the Tri Jr Sr High School athletic YouTube channel. The link is below. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyr9CTbxRyu19GEcEuARtzA
Come to a Spartan pep rally on Thursday, Spartan Bowl, 6:00. Social distance and wear masks!
CHS had several band students participate virtually in the ISSMA Solo & Ensemble contest. Our students received a total of 7 golds and 1 silver, and two students received state recognition for their solos. Great job band! Kaitlyn Stoner - Flute solo - GOLD Brandalyn Ramon - Flute solo - GOLD Isaac Messer - Bass Clarinet solo - GOLD with State Recognition Olivia Sargent - Bass Clarinet solo - GOLD Maleigha Dale - Alto Saxophone solo - GOLD Aaron Vanover - Baritone Saxophone solo - GOLD with State Recognition Evan Osborn - French Horn solo - GOLD Eli Barger - Drum Set solo - SILVER
Your Connersville Spartans are the 2021 sectional champions!
Seniors: Local Scholarships are due Tuesday, March 9th at 4pm. This is your last weekend to work on them. Here is the link with all of the information: https://sites.google.com/g.fayette.k12.in.us/local-scholarship-information/home For the online Fayette County Foundations, go to this website: https://givetofcf.com/scholarships/traditional-scholarships/ For the paper/pencil applications, please make sure each application is in an envelope with: the application, essay, transcript, separate application (if indicated). These envelopes are turned into the boxes on top of the filing cabinet in the guidance office.
Congratulations to CHS student, Breana Carsey, for her 2nd place finish in the NRHA (National Reining Horse Association) competition this past week in Jacksonville, FL. Bree is trying to qualify for the Youth Reining Olympics and trains with the top trainer in the country. Way to go Breana!
CHS senior, Shayla Crawford, has earned the District 9 Star in Agriculture Placement Award. The Star award is the highest individual achievement a student can earn in FFA. Students compete at the local, District, Section, State, and National levels. In the past 30 years Connersville has only had 2 other students achieve the District Star Award. In March, Shayla will begin competition for the Section 3 Star award.
Our CHS Lady Spartan gymnastics team placed 4th out of 10 teams in the Connersville sectional Saturday. Allison Hoffman placed 3rd on the beam and 5th all around. She advances to the regional in the all events due to placing 5th in the all-around. The regional will be at Columbus East beginning at 1:00 PM on March 6th. Spartan Nation salutes Allison and our Lady Spartan Gymnastics team! Good luck Allison !
Parents of seniors: Need help filing the FAFSA? Have questions regarding the FAFSA? Connersville HS will host INvestEd for a virtual FAFSA Completion Event Tuesday, March 16th from 5:30-7:30pm. INvestEd will be available to assist students and families with filling out & filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Click on the link below, you’ll be directed to the INvestEd Event Registration page. After you fill out the short registration, you’ll be automatically approved and allowed to join the session! Event Link: https://live.remo.co/e/connersville-high-school-fafsa-c
Congratulations to Gabe Nobbe for being named one of eight finalists for the Golden Owl Award in Indiana! INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 24, 2021) – The Indiana FFA Association and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, in partnership with Nationwide Insurance and Farm Credit Mid-America, have selected eight Indiana FFA agriculture educators as nominees for a Golden Owl Award. Nationwide established the Golden Owl Award to honor teachers and support them with additional resources to assist their continued educational efforts in preparing the next generation for successful agricultural careers. The eight finalists were awarded $500 and a plaque in recognition of this honor. The selected winner of the Golden Owl award will be announced in June at this year’s Indiana FFA State Convention and will receive $3,000. https://fb.watch/3Sk_jEayVF/
Quinton advances to the State Finals in Diving for the 3rd consecutive year! Congratulations Q! SPARTAN NATION IS PROUD OF YOU! #FCSCSpartanPride
Last week, Area Agriculture teachers met virtually to grade proficiency projects. A proficiency is a 20 page document that describes student’s experience in the agriculture industry. These experiences must be hands-on and directed by the students. The Connersville FFA sent 5 applications, by 4 students, to the District FFA for grading. Our students scored very well with their proficiency projects. Shayla Crawford – Wildlife Habitat -1st Place Shayla Crawford- Forest Management – 1st Place Baylie Wilson – Agriculture Education – 1st Place Maycee MCIver- Service Learning – 2nd Place Luke Garrison – Beef Production Entrepreneurship - 2nd place Shayla Crawford and Baylie Wilson will advanced to state cometition with the first round of grading taking place the Week of March 21. Congratulations to our FFA students!
Good luck to sectional diving champ, Quinton Jones, in the diving Regional on Tuesday!