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College and Career Readiness Meeting

Junior parents/students please visit the counseling webpage to sign up for your individual Plan for College and Career Readiness meeting with your counselor.

www.counseling.copperhillshigh.org


College Prep Day

This Wednesday, November 8th will be College Prep Day.  This event will be held for 1/2 day. There will be no regular classes held. Roll will not be taken.

Juniors:  No school is being held for our Junior students.

Seniors:  Extended Grizzly Opts. Seniors may get help from teachers to bring up grades and understanding.

Sophomores: A practice ACT Test is being offered.


Reflections Winners

We want to thank all of the students who participated in the PTA Reflections Art program and shared their artistic talents!

Congratulations to our Reflections winners for Copper Hills High School! The Award of Excellence recipients will be moving on to represent CHHS at the Council Level. We wish you the best of luck at the next level of judging!

Award of Excellence Winners:
Chasity Mayo (Literature)
Carter Coombs (Literature)
Grace Bramlage (Visual Art)
Alexis Smith (Visual Art)
Maryn Hansen (Visual Art)
Kylie Johnson (Visual Art)
Danielle Dalton (Photography)
Enfany Ngo (Photography)
Award of Merit Recipients:
Madisyn “Rosie” Davis (Visual Art)
Holli Cochran (Visual Art)
Baylee Taylor (Visual Art)
Lindsey Howell (Literature)

ACT Student Champion Award

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.

Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:

  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application.

All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org.

 


Daniels Fund

November 2, 2017 — The deadline to apply for the Daniels Scholarship Program is only four weeks away! The application will close on November 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. MST.

The scholarship application can be accessed through our website at DanielsFund.org along with additional information about eligibility requirements, selection criteria, application process, and selection timeline.


Utah State University Open House

“Seniors!  Are you interested in Utah State University?  Don’t forget about the USU Open House on Tuesday, November 7th at the South Towne Expo Center from 5-8 PM.  This is a great opportunity to visit with the admissions and scholarship office, learn more about the majors offered, financial aid and scholarship possibilities and on-campus housing.  Don’t forget your transcripts and ACT scores because USU will be awarding academic scholarships on the spot to those who qualify!  See you Tuesday!”


Girls Basketball Tryouts

GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM TRY-OUTS WILL BEGIN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6 in the small gym.

Before being allowed to try-out each player must have completed a profile on RegisterMyAthlete, no exceptions.  Players who fail to do so will be turned away.

Each player must also bring to try-outs a copy of her first quarter grades.  Those who have more than one F or a GPA lower than 2.0 will not be allowed to try-out.  Players who owe money to CHHS for participation in other activities will also NOT be allowed to try-out.

Varsity Team (grades 11 – 12)           2:45 pm
Sophomore Team (grades 9 – 10)     5:00 pm

Team selection will be complete by Thursday, November 9.


My Fair Lady


SLCC Workshop Day

2017 SLCC High School Workshop Day
Friday, November 10  |  9 AM-12:30 PM
SLCC Center for Arts and Media

(1575 S. State Street, SLC, UT 84115)
The 2017 SLCC High School Workshop Day gives students the opportunity to visit Salt Lake Community College’s Center for Arts and Media and participate in exciting, in-depth workshops led by distinguished faculty from the School of Arts, Communication and Media. With topics covering everything from painting and photography to digital media and more, there’s a class for everyone!

The workshops are open to all 9th-12th grade high school students with instructor approval. Registration is just $5 (plus a small processing fee) and covers lunch and supplies. The day will begin with a kick-off event at 9 AMfollowed by workshops at 9:30 AM.
To Register or for More Information, Visit
2017slccworkshops.eventbrite.com

Registration for the workshops ends on November 7th at 4:00 PM.
Please contact Josh Elstein at josh.elstein@slcc.edu
or (801) 957-3127 with any questions.

Job Openings

Part-time
Media Assistant 1 Position, starting at  $10.63
Counseling Aide 1 Position, starting at $11.98
Nutrition/Cafeteria Worker 1 Position, starting at $10.63

Full-time
Nutrition/Cafeteria Worker 1 Position, starting at $11.98

Business and Marketing Club

Kudos to the Copper Hills’ Business & Marketing Club for excelling at yesterday’s Herriman Invitational.  In their first competition of the year, and competing with 27 high schools and over 700 students, Copper Hills brought 38 team members.  The following awards were achieved:

Cassie Ivie and Bailey Van Wagoner each took 1st Place in Impromptu Speaking.
Rachel Starley took 3rd Place in Impromptu Speaking as well.
Ethan Ramos and Preston Van Valkenburgh took 1st Place in Business Law & Ethics
Brody Wilson took 1st Place in Marketing Management.
Vanessa Krurger took 2nd Place in Retail Management.
Tayloranne Johnson and Justin Fullmer took 3rd Place in Hospitality & Tourism
Please join me in congratulating all of our Business & Marketing Club members who competed, and especially those who brought medals back to Copper Hills.

PSAT

Junior students sign up for the PSAT in the main office.

College admission exam practice and scholarship opportunities.  Oct. 11, $16


Attendance School


Mr. Marshall Highlighted for Art Pieces

Congrats to Mr. Marshall for his showcase of art pieces.

http://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/food/2017/09/13/you-might-have-eaten-off-of-this-utah-artists-work/#gallery-carousel-2143506


U.S. Service Academies Night


Reflections

Students please consider participating in the PTA Reflections Art Contest! You can create and submit a work of art in 6 categories:
Dance Choreography, Literature, Film Production, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual/3-D Art. The Art Theme this year is “Within Reach.” You could possibly create a piece for reflections that also fulfills a requirement in one of your classes. Just make sure your art is a new piece you created with the theme “Within Reach” in mind.
For those of you who are planning to apply to college or for scholarships, the PTA Reflections Program is a nationally recognized program.  It would be a great recognition to add to a college or scholarship application or to a portfolio.
Copper Hills High School winning entries will also be given a cash award! Most High School students could use a little extra cash, so why not join the fun and enter Reflections?
Entries are due to the main office with a completed entry form/consent form attached by OCTOBER 23rd, 2017.  You can find entry forms and rules in the main office or online on the school website. Questions? call or text Shena’ Allen at 801-755-7709

PSAT Prep Live

Kaplan will once again bring you PSAT Prep Live, the only free, live PSAT prep program available to students online. Sign up now and gain instant access to quizzes and practice tests for the PSAT. Then join us beginning September 23 for live lessons. Get free prep at www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive


CH Students Experience Journalism First Hand

Click on the link below to see the full story.

http://www.westjordanjournal.com/2017/08/31/153899/extra-extra-experience-in-journalism


Grizz Alumni Awarded Financial Empowerment Scholarship

Former Grizzly, Austin Scholes, has been awarded the third annual BankMobile Financial Empowerment Scholarship.  Austin competed with over 2,100 Business Seniors from major universities across the country.  He is a Senior in the Business Scholars program at the University of Utah.
Austin Scholes graduated, with his associates degree, from Copper Hills, two years ago.  He was president of our DECA chapter, a state finalist Sterling Scholar in Business & Marketing, won the Mountain America $3,000 Financial Literacy Awareness Campaign, and took first place in a number of DECA and FBLA state events, qualifying to represent the state of Utah at Nationals.
Austin is a product of Copper Hills High School, and is continuing to achieve academic excellence after graduation.  He took nearly every Business, Marketing, Economics, and Computer Technology class that we offer.  Way to go, former Grizzly, Austin Scholes.

Thank You to Chick Fil A Owner Rob Dinsdale

The SMRT Math Tutoring Program is so fortunate to have the community support from our local business partner Chick Fil A.  Copper Hills would like to thank Mr. Rob Dinsdale, Owner-Operator of Jordan Landing Chick Fil A restaurant for five years of support. A plaque was presented this past week to Mr. Dinsdale in appreciation.  Go Grizzlies!


Scholarship Opportunity

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit www.DanielsFund.org/Scholarships.


LADY GRIZZLY FALL CAMP STARTS TOMORROW!   

All players grades 9-12 who are planning on trying out for this year’s teams are invited to attend.

Location:  CH small gym

Grades:  8 – 12 

Cost:  $75

Dates:  Saturday mornings Sept – Oct, 7 – 9:30 am

Registration will take place August 26 at 7:00 am as camp opens.  You will need a completed Form B and payment in the form of cash, credit card,  or check for $75 made out to Copper Hills High School.  


Fall Sport Schedule

Click on the link to access the Fall Sports Schedule