Senator Square: Clubs getting underway at Carson High School

Cassidy Robinson

Cassidy Robinson

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce is holding the fifth annual Chairman’s Scramble Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course on Friday. All proceeds to benefit Carson High Culinary Pro Start and SkillsUSA organizations.

The event has a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start and costs $25 per person. You must RSVP by calling 882-1565.

A barbecue prepared by CHS culinary students will follow the golf tournament. Many prizes will be provided by local businesses. Hole-in-one prizes sponsored by Carson City Toyota and Scion include a $10,000 prize on hole 14, hole 6 a Club Glove “The Number One Travel Bag on Tour,” Hole 12 an iPad Mini, and Hole 7 a $250 Golfsmith gift card.


Psi Mu Sigma, CHS’s psychology club, held its first meeting of the school year this week. Psi Mu Sigma, which is open only to present and former psychology students, began planning elections of club officers and scheduling events for the year ahead.

One of the interesting activities the club did last year involved raising awareness of neuroscience by making “brain hats,” which club members wore during lunch as they handed out information about brain health, concussions and other facts about how our brains function.

Also, club members watched and discussed several psychology-based videos — such as “Happy,” “Temple Grandin” and “The Three Faces of Eve” — and researched areas of interest. Always welcoming new members, Psi Mu Sigma meets Wednesdays during lunch in Mr. Steinle’s classroom, Room 250.


Students (and their parents) have an opportunity to visit Austria, Germany and Switzerland during the summer of 2016! Please attend a meeting at 6 p.m. in room 126 at the high school on Tuesday to receive more information. If you have any questions, call Lynette Gardner at 283-1658.


Stonehenge, Buckingham Palace, and professional shows in the original Globe Theatre: All this on the London trip led by Ms. Fleming and Mrs. Koop this June. For more information about this trip, there will be a meeting in Ms. Fleming’s room, 169, on Tuesday at lunch.


Lip Sync auditions will be 2 p.m. Sept. 29 in the upstairs cafeteria. Make sure you get your groups of no more than six people together. Your acts can be up to four minutes long, and don’t forget to bring a copy of your music to auditions. Make sure your group’s routine is poppin’ because we are only going to be accepting 10-12 groups this year. We look forward to seeing what you guys have to offer this year.


The monthly SkillsUSA meeting has been moved to Wednesday at lunch in the Culinary Restaurant upstairs. Membership deadlines and fundraising projects will be discussed. All members need to attend.


Key Club is the largest high school service club in the world. There are more than 265,000 members world wide. Join Carson High School Key Club, and start your service today. The next meeting will be in the library on Tuesday during lunch.


The Judicial Board seeks new students to serve on our school’s “supreme court.” Be involved: run elections, decide constitutional disputes and assist leadership. Freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to apply. Meeting will be on Thursday at lunch in Room 250. Contact Mr. Steinle for more information.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students and staff can buy commemorative T-shirts for $10 in room 256 and wear them on Mondays during October to show your support and spread awareness of breast cancer. Proceeds from the shirt sales will be donated to Carson Tahoe Health Foundation. For more information, contact Erin Been at


Stop fixing your bodies and start fixing the world! Join us for weekly Embody Club meetings in Mrs. Riggin’s room every Wednesday at lunch to discuss how we interpret media and social messages about beauty, gender roles, happiness, love and how to have a positive impact on others. Mrs. Riggin’s room is 306 of the technology center.


Students interested in participating in the Stock Market Challenge can attend a meeting on Tuesday in Mrs. Golik’s room (243) at lunch. This event is being sponsored by the CHS chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).


This week’s student of the week is William Hoffecker. William is a sophomore, and is attentive and positive in his work and to others. William is always willing to lend a helping hand to those who need it. Thank you for being such a great student here at CHS!


This week the Senior Spotlight is on Cassidy Robinson. Cassidy has a grade-point average of 4.4 and has several advanced-placement and honors classes. She will be attending University of Nevada, Reno next year.

She plans on majoring in applied music with an emphasis in applied instrumental performance. Her biggest dream is to be a studio musician.

and play trumpet for movie scores. Cassidy has been part of the Carson High School wind ensemble, marching band and advance Jazz ensemble for the last three years.

She has also been part of the Carson High School student council. Carson High School is proud of Cassidy and wishes her the best of luck in the future.

Angila Golik is a government teacher at Carson High School and a member of Senator Pride


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