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                  January

     

    1/2 - 1/3 

    Looking for a new place to grab a great sub?  Go to Jon Smith's Subs on Inman Ave tomorrow from 3-8pm and mention Colonia High School when you order to support our freshman class.  Questions? See Mrs Economos.

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    Congratulations to both the Junior Varsity and Varsity Boys Basketball teams for winning the 2019 Hillsborough Holiday Classic Tournament over the Winter Break! Both teams defeated Hightstown HS in the finals to capture the championship.   

    The Varsity team improved to 6-0 and will look to remain undefeated as they open up 2020 with a Home game tonight at 7pm vs Edison HS.  Come out tonight and show your support!

    1/6

    Attention all film club members:  There is a meeting today, immediately after school in room 201.  The meeting will last until 3:30pm, so please plan accordingly. Any questions?  Please see Mr. Hutchinson.

    1/6 - 1/7 

    Attention all PTV anchors and tech crew, there will be a brief meeting at 7:30am in the PTV studio on Wednesday morning.  Please make every effort to attend. See Mr. Hutchinson if you have any questions.

    1/6  - 1/7

    The Ecology Club will be meeting after school on Tuesday, January 7th in Room 133.  On the agenda is the discussion of a new citizen science project. New members are welcome.

    1/6 - 2/15 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays)

    Attention all junior boys! The counseling center is looking for students who are interested in attending the Jersey Boys State Conference from June 21-26th at Rider University.

    At Boys State you will meet with NJ senators, governors, and learn the ins and outs of how municipalities and state governments work. If interested in getting more information about this once in a lifetime opportunity, see your counselor ASAP.

    1/6 - 1/8 

    The Woodbridge Tax Office is looking for volunteers to help on Wednesday, January 8th after school. Please come to counseling for more information. This is a great opportunity to get volunteer hours!

    1/7 - 1/8

    Dear Book Club Members

    The January 8 meeting will be rescheduled for the following Wednesday January 15th in Room 225 after school. Any questions please see Miss O'Neil or Mrs. Ferreiro

    1/8 - 1/10

    What better way to spend your Sunday morning than with a delicious breakfast and the company of the Swimming Patriots? The swim team is hosting a flapjack breakfast at Applebee’s in Clark this Sunday January 12, 2020 from 8:00am-10:00am. Tickets are $10.00 each and are available at the door; we hope to see you there!

    1/8 - 1/9

    Attn:  any girl trying out for softball

    There will be a mandatory meeting Thursday at 2:45 in Room 105.

    Winter athletes that can't make the meeting need to see Coach Cyrana ASAP

    Any questions see Coach Cyrana in the gym.

    1/10

    Congratulations to our Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity Boys Basketball teams for defeating cross town rival Woodbridge HS yesterday!  Thank you to the Colonia Crazies student section for their support and showing tremendous Patriot Pride! The Varsity team now improves to 9-0 on the season and will play tomorrow in the Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out at Montgomery HS vs North Hunterdon HS. 

    Our next home game will be Tuesday vs JFK HS.  Please come out and show your support.

    1/13

    Attention all film club members:  There is a meeting today immediately after school in room 201.  The meeting will last until 3:30pm - so please plan accordingly.  New members are always welcome. See Mr. Hutchinson if you have any questions.

    1/13 - 1/14

    Attention all Student Council Members:  This is a reminder that there is a meeting on Wednesday morning at 7:20am in the media center.  All officers and homeroom representatives are expected to attend. Also, be sure to fill out the survey posted in Classroom before the meeting.  Any questions? See Mr. Hutchinson.

    1/14 - 2/14

    Attention all students: The American Irish Association is looking for volunteers to carry banners during the Woodbridge St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, March 8th. If you are interested, please sign up in counseling February 14th.

    1/14 - 1/16

    Anyone wishing to participate in the upcoming African American History Month program must attend a meeting on Thursday, January 16th at 2:40 in room 226.  We will be assigning different parts and roles so your attendance in mandatory. 

    We will be holding a meeting every Thursday until the event on Thursday, February 20th at 6 pm. 

    1/14

    The Ecology Club will be meeting today after school in Room 133.  New members are always welcome.

    1/14 - 1/22

    There will be an informational meeting for any girl interested in joining the spring track & field team on Thursday, January 23rd in room 240 at 7:20am. See Coach McCoy or Coach Quick with any questions.

    1/15 - 1/22
    There will be a mandatory meeting for Boys Spring Track on Thursday, January 23rd in Room 203 at 7:20am.  If you have any questions, see Coach Csapo or Coach Manzella.
     

    1/16 - 1/22

    All students applying for the Seal of Biliteracy please see Mrs. Kadets in room 218 for payment for the test.

    Test will be on Thursday, January 23th

    1/21

    There will be a MANDATORY meeting for anyone interested in trying out for baseball this season tomorrow Wednesday January 22nd at 7:10 am in room 105.  This is MANDATORY. Any questions see Coach Scialfo.

    1/22

    The Ecology Club will be meeting after school today in Room 133.  New members are welcome.

    1/22

    Students taking the Seal of Biliteracy test tomorrow, report to the media center at the beginning of first block with chromebooks fully charged. Bring charger just in case and school ID

    1/22 - 1/30

    Attention all students … student council is proud to introduce our new initiative to raise school spirit: Spirit Fridays.  Our program will run on the last Friday of each month and each month will have a different dress up theme. So, you will have the opportunity to donate a dollar to Team LeGrand of the Reeve Foundation and dress up according to the day’s theme.  Show your school spirit, support a part of our Colonia Family, and most of all, have fun! Our first Spirit Friday will be next week, January 31st - the first day of our new semester - and in the spirit of the Superbowl, we ask that you wear your favorite sports jersey or shirt.  Represent your favorite sports team, represent the Colonia family, and start the new semester with true school spirit!  

    1/22- 1/28

    Final Exams are rapidly approaching, with testing beginning in ONE short week!

    Are you in need of help with Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, Forensics, Anatomy, or anything science related? Well, look no further!

    The Science National Honor Society will be hosting a “Finals Bootcamp” after school on Thursday, 1/23, Monday, 1/27, and Tuesday 1/28 from 2:30 - 4 PM, to help students prepare for their science finals.

    Come out and get some help preparing for your finals or come study with a friend!! All are encouraged to join!

    1/23

    Attention all PTV anchors:  There is a mandatory meeting at 7:30am in the media center tomorrow morning.  We will be taking another picture for the yearbook. Please make sure you are in attendance.  See Mr. Hutchinson if you have any questions.

    1/24

    Boscov's is looking for a volunteer for their Story Time on February 1 at 2:00pm. It will last about an hour. Students who are interested should look on the Community Service bulletin board or the Community Service tab on the counseling website for contact information.

    1/27 - 2/4

    Are you interested in pursuing a career in a medical profession?

    Do you see yourself as a doctor, nurse, physical therapist, or a medical technician in the future?

    Do you want to attend college for a pre-med program?

    Are you interested in a technical school that focuses on medical sciences?

    If you answered yes to any of these, please join us for the inaugural meeting of the CHS Health Careers Club!

    Our first meeting is on Tuesday, February 4th at 2:30 in room 118.

    If you would like more details or cannot make the first meeting, please see Mr. M or Ms. Lugo prior to Tuesday.  

    1/27

    Attention all film club students: There is a meeting today immediately after school in room 201.  The meeting will last until 3:30pm - so please plan accordingly. New members are always welcome. See Mr. Hutchinson if you have any questions.

    1/27 - 2/22

    The PTO is looking for Senior volunteers for the Pocketbook Bingo on Saturday, February 22nd. Attend the event and get a discount for Project graduation. Come to counseling to sign up.

    1/27 - 1/31

    Attention all students:  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner … but don’t worry, Student Council has you covered!  All next week during lunches, the Student Council will be selling roses to send to your friends, partner, teachers, significant other, or yourself - we don’t judge.  Roses are $3 for 1 or $5 for 2 to the same person. Help make that special someone feel just that … special. So, keep an eye out during lunch next week and see any student council member for more information.  You can also see Mr. Hutchinson if you have any questions.