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Welcome to Catoctin High School

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!
The student handbook can be found here
They will no longer be printed. 

Congratulations to Mr. Phelan for winning the MCTM 2016 Excellence in Teaching Mathematics Outstanding Teacher Award!

CHS Students Win Awards!
Remington Oland was named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-America 2015

Carrie Reaver was named a Carson Scholars Fund nominee! Congratulations Carrie!

Congratulations to Mr. Franklin! He received the 2016 Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award!
franklin with dr alban

franklin with family

 The Catoctin High School Distinguished Graduate Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for 2016. For more information on the award, click here.

To nominate a CHS graduate, click here or follow the link in the Quick Links box on the left side of this page for CHS Distinguished Graduate Award. 

Congratulations Mr. Howser!  

After 44 years, Mr. Howser is retiring.  We will miss you!

Lachlan Ford Receives Martin Luther King Jr. Award

To earn the award, a student had to have demonstrated positive leadership qualities and show the character traits of responsibility, caring, fairness, trustworthiness, citizenship and respect.  Lachlan Ford was the recipient for CHS.  Good job, Lachlan!

CHS Athletic Director, Coach McMullen, Featured in CMC Spotlight


CHS Gains a New Motto and New Decor

CHS Rachel's Challenge Club Receives Governer's Citation

Mrs. Hutchinson Named FCPS All-Star!


Angela Beckett Named 2015 Wendy's High School Heisman

Angela Beckett has been named as the 2015 Wendy's High School Heisman for Catoctin High.  She will move on for a chance to be named as a state finalist.  We wish her the best of luck.  

Digital Photographs from CHS Students on Display at Shippensburg University 
These digital photographs were juried into the Scholastic 144 show at Shippensburg University by CHS students. Their work will be on display from October 30th to November 21st at the Kauffman Gallery in the Huber Arts center at Shippensburg.
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CHS Band Attends FCPS Fall Band Festival
The Catoctin High School pep band is shown here warming up for the FCPS Fall Band Festival that took place October 12.  
fall band warming up

CHS Receives Character Award

CHS received the State School of Character Award and also the Stevenson University (MCCE) Character award.  This is a great tribute to the students and staff at CHS.  Accepting the award on behalf of CHS are: Dayna Valek(SGA President), teacher Mike Franklin, and school counselor Dana Brashear.
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Students Attend Frederick County Rotary Meetings

Each year CHS counseling staff and two senior students to attend one the  Frederick County Rotary Organizations monthly meeting.  These students, one male and one female, are recommended by their counselors and then selected randomly.  This year’s recipients are Josie Estep and Robert Hawkins.  During Wednesdays in September, and sometimes one in October, the students and a staff member meet the rotary club at Dutch’s Daughter for lunch and fellowship.  The students meet Rotarians who work in the community and also serve the Frederick County community and abroad with a variety of service projects.

rotary attendees

Dayna Valek and Maya Swiderski are Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program
Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).  Way to go, girls!
Dayna award   Maya award

Mr. Mills Receives Certificate of Appreciation
Mr. Mills received a Certificate of Appreciation from Trout Unlimited for his volunteer work with Trout in the Classroom. 
mills and trout

Catoctin HS Circa. 1969


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