School Happenings

June Regents Exams will be held on Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 18 to Tuesday, June 25. Monday, June 17 is a regular day of attendance for all students grades 5-12. Students in grades 9-12 do not attend school on Regents exam days unless they are taking a Regents Exam.  They should only be here for scheduled testing and must exit the school when they are done.

High school students who take Regents exams should report to the Auditorium at 8:00 am for morning exams and 12:00 pm for afternoon exams. Students who have an early start time for afternoon exams have been notified by their teachers. 8th graders taking a Regents exam will resume regular classes after their exam.

At this point you should know if your child is attempting one of the June Regents exams. If you are uncertain, please be sure to review the CHS Regents exam schedule with your child HERE  and confer with your child’s teachers/counselors if necessary.

To thank the CHS faculty and staff for their work on behalf of our children, please consider helping with the PTSCO Appreciation Breakfast to be held the morning of Tuesday, June 18.

To donate for the breakfast, any of the following would be greatly appreciated:

  • Food: quiche, breakfast pizzas, muffins, scones, fruit salad, hard boiled eggs, or other breakfast food
  • Drinks: coffee, tea, juice, water bottles
  • Paper products: medium size plates, bowls, coffee cups, cups for juice, napkins, utensils
  • Additional items: creamers, sweeteners

To help on the day of the event in the Faculty and Staff Room:

  • Set up at 7:00 AM
  • Clean up at 9:00 AM

If you are able to donate or volunteer on June 18, please contact Pixita del Prado Hill at

Thank you very much for your support!


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The University at Buffalo is again providing our school community with tickets to another Distinguished Speaker Series event. The tickets are to hear Condoleezza Rice, Ph.D. speak on Wednesday, April 17th. Dr. Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well as a professor of political science at Stanford. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Rice served as the 66th secretary of state, the second woman, second African American, and first African American woman to hold the post.

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Twenty (20) tickets have been allocated to our CHS community to hear Dr. Rice speak. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and will be distributed from the main office.

The tentative schedule for the evening is as follows:
• 6:30 pm Doors to the lecture seating (Main Gym) open
• 7:00 – 7:30 pm Pre-lecture entertainment
• 7:30 pm Welcome, Lecture, Question & Answer period
• 9:00 pm (approx.) Lecture & Q&A ends

After a record number of CHS students qualified for the State Championship for Speech & Debate this year in New York City, we had the most students ever to advance to Day 2 of the quarterfinals.
Highlights included:

  • In his 1st state tournament ever, freshmen Roman Rogalski finished among the top 24 debaters in his category.
  • Sophomore Ella Kaderbeck was also among the best to qualify for Day 2 in her speech category.
  • Joining Ella and advancing in Oral Interpretation was senior Alexis Marshall!
  • After going nearly perfect with a 4-1 debate record on Saturday, senior Gabby Merlo lost a close debate to the eventual state finalist on Day 2.

Congratulations to all 23 students who qualified to attend the state championships and to all the members of the team for an unprecedented year of success at tournaments throughout the year.

Thank you to our dedicated and fearless CHS Speech and Debate Team Advisor, Mr. Belge!

So many wonderful things are about to spring out of our Pelion Community Garden!

So proud of our MIddle School Mathletes who were recently named Buffalo champs.

Thank you Ms. Yeostros for a great season and exciting all of our CHS students about the joy of mathematics!

Congrats to Nicole Ndayishimiye, Evie Gardner and Kevin Ndayishimiye named 1st, 2nd, 3rd top scorers in the league respectively!

A reminder that the Annual CHS Talent Show will take place on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00pm. Tickets are $5.00 each. This event is open to CHS students, families and staff. Trust us, CHS has got talent and you will see buckets of it Friday night! All proceeds benefit the CHS Class of 2019.

The next PTSCO meeting will be on June 6 at 5:30 in the LGI Room. On the agenda will be setting the Events Schedule for the 2109-2020 school year! Parents are encouraged to attend to help plan the events

On February 5, 2019, Kyra Wood (grade 10) became the youngest Centaur in school history to arrive at 1000 points in a 98-28 victory over McKinley. Kyra had 45 points, 8 rebounds, 8 steals and 8 blocks to lead the team. 8th grade sensation, Ava Purks, had 23 points and 5 assists. Freshman Kaori Segars grabbed 13 points and six steals. Sophomores McKenzie Alveri and Natalie Milne each added six pts. Perhaps the most impressive thing about this young Centaur team is that they play like a family, support each other and demonstrate great sportsmanship. CHS could not be more proud of this squad and excited for the good things to come!

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  • Events at a Glance

    Jun 3: Regents Exams
    Jun 6: PTSCO Mtg, 5:30p, LGI Room
    Jun 18: Faculty/Staff Appreciation Breakfast
    June 18-25: Regents Exams
    Jun 20: Strawberry Social @ Pelion, 3:30-6:30p
    June 26: Last Day of Classes


    Looking for sports-related event dates? Click on the link to the master calendar: Open CHS Master Calendar

    Click here to view or download the 2018-2019 BPS District Calendar.

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