Senator Square: Carson High School ski team showing Warren Miller film

Erica Gallegos

Erica Gallegos

The CHS ski team will be hosting the latest Warren Miller film, “No Turning Back” at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets can be purchased from any ski team member or from their adviser Adrienne Schneider by emailing her at Tickets are $8 for students and $12 for adults. They are also selling raffle tickets in conjunction with the movie. A multiple of prizes are available that evening at the showing of the film. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or 25 tickets for $20. Doors open at 6 p.m.


Carson debate competed at Fernley High School last weekend. Donya Mobaligh and Cristina Rodriquez placed fifth in senior duo for their piece titled “The Best Daddy Ever.” Bailee Barber and Shane Morton placed fourth in senior duo with their cutting of “Jerry Finnagin’s Sister.” Evan Allred placed third in novice storytelling with his cutting of Edgar Allen Poe’s “Tell Tale Heart.” It was Evan’s first time competing in storytelling.


Is your closet getting overly filled with all of those dress clothes you wear to school dances and other functions? Well the chance to get rid of them has come. Carson High is doing a Dress to Impress Drive. This is where you can bring in dresses, suits, ties, or any other fancy clothing. These clothes will be used as a closet for anyone who can’t get fancy clothing to wear to a suit or dress function. You are allowed to keep the item or you can choose to return it. It’s up to you. Clothing can be dropped off at the Student Council room or the Student Store. Start digging through your closet Carson High. For more information, contact Ann Britt at 283-1910.


Carson High School will be having freshman cheerleading tryouts for the 2014-2015 basketball season starting at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in Senator Square. All students who are interested in trying out for cheer, please complete, submit and print the online InfoSnap Athletic Packet, sports physical and proof of health insurance by Dec. 5 and turn into Kathy Taylor in the Athletic Office. Stop by the School Nurses Office to pick up a cheer packet to complete and turn in by Dec. 8 to Coach Story. If you have any questions please stop by the Nurse’s Office room 120. Thank you and go Senators.


This week’s student of the week is Ethan Lopes. Ethan is a junior at Carson High. He’s a member of the Chess Club, the Robotics Club, as well as National Honors Society. He’s also a part of our cross country team. Ethan always comes to class prepared and ready to learn. He’s hard-working, driven, and always strives for excellence. Thank you Ethan for being an awesome student here at CHS.


This week, Carson High School would like to recognize Erica Gallegos as our senior in the spotlight. Erica has a GPA of 4.55 and is currently challenging herself in four AP classes and one honors class. She’s active in National Honor Society and was a member of the girls’ varsity golf team for three years. She received a varsity letter twice and was a member of the All State Academic Team. Erica was part of a group of students who placed first in the state for a documentary in the National History Day contest and then continued to the National Competition where they placed 13th.

Erica is employed part time at the Nevada Department of Employee Training and Rehabilitation. In addition, she manages to keep up with her hobbies of playing the guitar and the piano, as well as editing videos and film.

Erica plans on attending University of Nevada, Reno next year where she will pursue a degree in Environmental Science. We are proud of the contributions Erica has made and know her future will be bright.

Angila Golik is a government teacher and a member of Senator Pride.


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