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DECA STUDENTS SHOW off the 'bling' they brought home to the Nest from the most recent district competition held at Virginia Wesleyan University. Thirty-eight students attended and 20 of them earned a medal for various entrepreneurial skills.

DECA competitors take on districts, individuals and teams qualify for state competition

January 15, 2020

"It was tough competition, with Kempsville's new Entrepreneurship Academy students dominating in sheer number of students, but the Falcons did not disappoint. Our kids killed it though, bringing home 20 medals and a trophy for Most Spirited banner," Bolling said.

Falcons share holiday traditions

December 18, 2019

Falcon faculty, students, and staff show their diversity by participating in a variety of holiday traditi...

FALCONS STEP TEAM amps up the crowd with their routine. They performed during halftime on Tuesday's varsity basketball game.

Q & A: Step Team ‘envisions’ future success

December 16, 2019

The CHS Step Team, Envision, can be found at various events within the school. They bring consistent en...

STUDENTS GET TOGETHER and set up the annual 'Parents Night Out' to raise money for the school. The goal is to give parents the chance to go holiday shopping while the students babysit their kids.

‘Parents Night Out’ event offers shoppers’ freedom

December 16, 2019

"This will be a great way to introduce younger kids to the school's community and open the doors to them for the first time to experience what the school is like before they come later on in their high school career," SCA sponsor Mrs. Gillespie said.

AP BIOLOGY STUDENTS travel to TCC for the annual cadaver lab field trip.  Although not pictured with actual cadavers, the experience helped them gain a better understanding of science and medicine.

AP Biology students attend cadaver lab

December 15, 2019

“The cadaver lab is such an important field trip for my AP Bio Students because they gain so much out of it.  They experience more about what’s it like being hands in the medical field, and can learn about Oceanography and/or Astronomy,” Shumate said.

SENIOR ZOE HINES hits over one million views on Tik Tok. She plans to continue to go viral.

‘Tik Tok’ breaks the internet

December 12, 2019

The updated and increasingly popular 'Tik Tok' app, developed by ByteDance, is taking the social media...

SENIOR AUDRA CHAFFINCH rides her horse, Rue, in the field during an ordinary outing.  She is training Rue for local competitions with hopes of reaching the national level.

Falcons make a difference, an inside look

December 2, 2019

We know our Falcon family strives for excellence both in and out of the classroom, and while many st...

SCA STUDENTS PRESENT the senior mural during the fall pep rally.  The mural reflected the seniors' experiences at CHS.

Seniors capture memories through mural

November 26, 2019

The senior mural is a CHS tradition where National Art Honor Society (NAHS) students showcase the se...

How to: giving thanks, accept compliments

November 22, 2019

Furthermore, giving thanks, expressing gratitude and offering positive compliments does not only benefit others, but can also benefit oneself.

Students help the United Way one penny at a time

November 22, 2019

"All of the money is going to charity locally. It's so easy for students to donate because anyone can participate and everyone has extra pennies to bring in," Gillespie said.

FALCON COQUETTES DANCE squad celebrate their recent winning placement in the Midlothian  Invitational last weekend.

Coquettes finish first, Manchester Lancer Dancer invitational

November 19, 2019

The Coquettes dance squad soared last weekend during their competition the Manchester Lancer Dancer co...

MANAGING STRESS TODAY takes several relaxation techniques that enable people to cope with anxiety. Students have found that when they utilize relaxation techniques, stress becomes more manageable.

Managing effects of stress

November 19, 2019

Imagine unexpectedly losing a job, a house, or a significant other and having no idea what to do next....

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