CHS Students Attend Folger Student Shakespeare Festival
On Feb 18th, the CHS Cougar Thespians performed sections of MacBeth at the Folger Student Shakespeare Festival. Colleen Slotwinski won "Best Characterization" for her portrayal of the First Witch, and Cameron Hallock won "Best Actor" of the day for his MacBeth. Taylor Garner, Victoria Hoke, and Dan Miller also were recognized and awarded for their acting work as well.
Emily Linker- Finalist for Elizabeth Barker Delaplaine Award for Young Artists
Emily's work was selected from 65 entries. The grand prize winner ($1,000), to be selected by a panel of Delaplaine instructors, will be announced Saturday, March 21 at 3:00 PM.
Further details about the award are available on our website
FCPS All Star: Mike Franklin
First Place Honors
Jacob Cool has won first place honors at a juried art exhibition at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. The theme to this year's exhibition isThe Flag and the American People: What Does it Mean to Me? This exhibition is partnered with the Maryland State Department of Education and Maryland State Education Association. The art work will be on display at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum from February 1 to March 15, 2015.
CHS senior Raven Garver won the Martin Luther King Jr. Character Award for CHS. To earn the King Award, the student must have demonstrated leadership qualities characteristic of Dr. King and exhibited the Character Counts! pillars: responsibility, caring, fairness, trustworthiness, citizenship and respect.
For the first time in the history of the French class Yule Log cake decorating contest, there was a tie! Congratulations to the teams of Meridith Wilson and Raven Garver, and Katelynn Lowman and Summer Riley.
CHS Cross Country Wins States for Third Time in a Row!
Boys cross country team won the 2a class State Championship! Girls cross country placed 8th! Great job to the athletes and coaches!
Taylor Zentz gets ready to tee off on #10 to open her round at the Maryland State Golf Championship.
Garrett Ridenour gets loose on the driving range for his Championship round at the State tournament.
Catoctin High School Leo Club collected nearly 1,000 cans of food for the Thurmont Food Bank.
Thanks for all the students and staff for making a difference!
Congrats Coach Franklin!
Congratulations to Jonas Mugge-Durum!
Jonas has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test.