Month: April 2019

CHS blasts off to NASA

Airplanes in the Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center, located in Chantilly, VA. Photo courtesy Hank Hultman On April 23, students from the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Aerospace and Engineering classes left for a three-day field trip to visit the NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. Around 20 students of all grades went with advisors Jeffrey Arthurs […]

NHS hosts car wash fundraiser

On Saturday, April 27, the CHS National Honors Society is hosting a car wash in the parking lot near the tennis courts of Carrboro High. Student members have put up self-designed posters around the school to showcase the event. NHS members are hosting the car wash as a fundraiser: money earned from the event will […]

Anonymous candidate runs for SGA president

Anonymous candidate Hacky Sack posted this to their Instagram page to announce their presidential run. As May approaches and the school year begins to wind down, students all around CHS prepare for a very crucial time of year: student government association (SGA) elections. This year, among the students clamoring for senator, treasurer and presidential positions, […]

Candidates hold Presidential Town Hall

Presidential candidates Isabel Simmons (top left) and Jonathan Osborne (bottom right) debated today at lunch in the media center. When was the last time you witnessed a debate that didn’t end with anger or rivalry? Whether it be in class for an assignment, a national election on TV, or even just a conversation with your […]

Overbeck commits to UNC volleyball

Sophomore Carson Overbeck will be playing for UNC’s volleyball team starting 2021. On April 11, Carson Overbeck, sophomore, announced her verbal commitment to UNC volleyball. Overbeck has been an integral part of the CHS varsity volleyball team since her freshman year. Overbeck additionally plays as a libero or defensive specialist for Triangle Volleyball Club. Now, […]

CHS competes at SkillsUSA

Senior Juan Ramirez won 4th place for his design Formed 54 years ago, SkillsUSA is an organization that offers opportunities to CTE students across the nation. With state competitions as well as a national competition, students are able to improve their skills and engage with other talented individuals in many different areas. From fantasy makeup […]

ICYMI: Sports Update

Every week the JagWire will recap the sporting events from the past week. Check below to see the winners and scores from Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19. Men’s tennis traveled to the Conference tournament hosted by NCSSM. Two singles players, Aidan Chung and Cal Baruch, and two doubles teams John Blobe/Jake Twer and […]

A Day Without English

On Tuesday, April 23, the National Spanish Honors Society is having a Day Without English, or the Spanish-a-thon. This day is to challenge students in Spanish classes to only speak Spanish from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers hope to raise funds for National Spanish Honors Society projects, however, only members are raising money. This […]

CHS Athletes Commit

On April 17, seniors Brandon Betts and Elise Deshusses each committed to respective colleges in the gymnasium for athletics. Parents, coaches and friends all joined to celebrate the student-athletes. “I’m proud of Brandon, I’ve played with him for three years now and have seen how hard he works. I’m really proud of him,” said Samuel […]

CHS’ Biannual Blood Drive

From left to right: junior Alissa Dunn, sophomore Praveen Puviindran, sophomore John Duncan, sophomore Daniel Kapner, sophomore Chris Smith, sophomore Lily Gallardo and junior Megan Cubell pose in the gymnasium. Photo by Elsie Baker On April 4, 2019, Carrboro High held a blood drive in their gymnasium. All student donors who were under 18 were required to bring […]

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