Monday, April 8, 2013
Kaitlyn Bracknell was crowned Miss CHS Queen of Diamonds; Jordi Fietz wins the Junior Miss title.
Aren't they lovely? Congrats to Hooch sophomore Kaitlyn Bracknell, who was recently crowned Miss CHS Queen of Diamonds, and senior Stephanie Miller, who was named first runner-up. Eighth-grader Jordi Fietz, a River Trail Middle School student, won the Junior Miss title, while Katherine Heissenbuttel was first runner-up. Fietz also won in the "Prettiest Dress" category. And not to leave out the men — Mitch Koch, a senior varsity baseball player, won King of Diamonds. The second annual pageant was March 23 at Chattahoochee High School, with awards presented in 19 categories for high school and middle school contestants. The King of Diamonds contest was held for the Chattahoochee's baseball teams, who hosted the program. Additional high …
Kristen Jolley is taping shows this week for the latest collegiate competition on the TV quiz show, which will air in early May.
Kristen Jolley spent the weekend traveling to California for her chance to be on Jeopardy. It's time once again for two weeks of collegiate competition on the quiz show hosted by Alex Trebek, and the Johns Creek resident will be part of the taping of episodes today and Tuesday. But while she will know how she does, the rest of us have to wait until those episodes start airing on May 6. Jolley, a senior biology major at Georgia Tech, said she's always wanted to be on Jeopardy. "I started watching with my grandfather when I was like 6 or so," she said. "I really liked it and though it was fun." She's been preparing since middle school for her shot at the big time, having been on academic teams at both her middle school and at Chattahoochee …
Friday, April 5, 2013
'The Outsiders' will be performed April 19 & 20.
S.E. Hinton's hit novel "The Outsiders" is brought to life onstage in Chattahoochee High School's Little Theater for two nights only. Take a trip back in time to the 1950's, when the girls were sweet, the boys were wild, and Rock 'n' Roll reigned supreme. "The Outsiders" follows a gang of "Greasers" in the 1950’s who continuously find trouble with the rich kids in town, known as "The Socs." Sensitive Ponyboy Curtis (Alex Thomas) and his brothers, Darry (Brian Samuels) and Sodapop (Drew Townsend) head the gang of Greasers with the town rebel, Dallas Winston (Bobby Singleton). Things come to a head when Ponyboy’s best friend, Johnny Cade (Sam Vernik) murders a Soc and hides from the police in an abandoned church with Ponyboy. Other actors …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Wednesday, March 27
Principal Tim Duncan congratulates the Chattahoochee High School debate team on capturing the State Championship title on March 9 under the direction of Coach Garrett Abelkop. The CHS Debate Team was crowned 2013 State Debate Champions by the Georgia Forensic Coaches Association. Senior debaters Viveth Karthikeyan and Andrew Lockwood won the state championship, defeating Pace Academy in the final round to finish the tournament with an undefeated record. This is the Hooch Debate team’s eighth state championship.
Wednesday, March 27
Chattahoochee High School basketball seniors Markus Terry and Cassidy Gaillard were honored at this year’s Atlanta Tip-Off Club Naismith Awards Banquet March 19. Terry was named to the Jackie Bradford All-Metro Team, First Team honors. Terry set all-time scoring records in his four years as a varsity player. He set the single-game scoring record of 43 points this season and ended his career as Chattahoochee’s All-Time Leading Scorer with 1,926 points. Gaillard was selected as a Naismith Awards Flourish Scholarship winner. To be eligible, high school seniors in the Atlanta region must display strong leadership and community engagement skills and demonstrate the ability to "flourish" on the court, in the classroom and in life. The five …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Chattahoochee High School's Books for Africa club donates hundreds of books.
Tuesday, March 26
On March 20 the Chattahoochee High School Books for Africa club capped off a three-month-long effort to collect books to “end the book famine” in Africa and delivered two vanloads of books to the Books for Africa warehouse in Smyrna. Chattahoochee’s club started a book drive during the winter of first semester. The students wrapped boxes with holiday wrapping paper, and distributed them to all the language arts classes. For the first time, the club expanded the drive to different locations in our community—donation boxes were placed at Taylor Road Middle School, Findley Oaks Elementary School and the Johns Creek Art Center. After the students collected the books, they spent several days sorting through them, keeping the ones that met the …
Friday, March 22, 2013
5K on Saturday will benefit after-school program for at-risk children.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Alec Rubin will play football at Reinhardt University in Waleska.
Tuesday, March 19
Chattahoochee High School’s Alec Rubin has signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Reinhardt University in Waleksa. Rubin, a three-year letterman in football and a wide receiver and quarterback for the past four years, started as a Junior Cougar player and went on to mentor younger players in Cougar to Cougar. A member of Chattahoochee's undefeated 2010 State Championship football team, he helped the team come in first in the Region in 2011 and make it to playoffs in 2012.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wednesday, March 13
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Wednesday, March 6
Sixty-two student athletes from Chattahoochee High School celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 1 by attending Read Across America Day at Abbotts Hill Elementary School. Students chose books from the AHES Media Center to read aloud to the elementary classes. This is the 10th year Hooch students have taken part.