Principal's Weekly Message

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A message from Principal Edward Owusu

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Clarksburg High School Students, Staff, and Families,

We ease into a full 5 day week of school this week. Teachers will be completing mid quarter Interims. There will be auditions for the CHStage production of Once On This Island this week and MCAP testing also occurs this week. Did you know the CHS News Network has daily information you don't want to miss. Look for it live and online. Check out our Winter Holiday Spirit Week Guide and share in spreading that Be Good. Do Good Holiday cheer. (Please click this link to see our weekly newsletter.)

There is updated Advanced Placement information for families in this weekend's message Here's the link. This version includes:

  • Information for late registration
  • Updated late fees of $43
  • Updated final payment date of March 1, 2023

CHS is tuning up to roll out course schedule planning for the 2023-2024 academic year. This Thursday and Friday teachers and students will host Elective and Advanced Placement Fairs so students may learn about new and interesting courses that are available to take. Fairs will be held in the Media Center during the school day. In addition, second semester schedule changes may be needed. Take a look at this SCHEDULE CHANGE LINK INFORMATION or below for more information.

Senior students and parents - The TENTATIVE Date for our CHS Commencement Ceremony in June 5, 2023 at 10 am at Mount Saint Mary's College. Now is the time to order your caps and gowns. Order by December 16th for the cost of $47.25. After December 16th the cost goes up. Please go to the Jostens Website to place your order. Legacy has added two more Senior Picture dates and is coming to CHS on December 1st and 2nd. Book your appointments online if you still want to take senior portraits. Please review these slides provided during the Senior Meeting and check out the rest of the newsletter for details.

Here are five things to know for Thursday Dec. 8. Get information about Flu/RSV guidance, how to watch the upcoming operating budget presentation live, new Board of Education leadership and more. Read Full Message

The Clarksburg High School College/Career Center provides in-person services daily from 7:15 am through 3:30 pm. Visit the Career Center website and Career Center on Twitter: @Cburg_Readiness. Join the Career Center Canvas page. If you have questions, contact Mrs. Somerville. Check out the Campus Visits Calendar (Class of 2023 and 2024)

The Campus Visit’s Calendar is located on your Naviance homepage. Juniors and seniors must register online in Naviance to attend all campus visits. Please see the link for instructions. The Admission Representatives visiting CHS would like to meet you! Check out more information in this newsletter.

In this weekly message you will find information about upcoming visits from higher education representatives in our College & Career Center, athletics schedules, and more.

Check out the Weekly Message Here: https://www.smore.com/6dwc2

As always, thank you for your continued support and trust.

Happy Hannukah! We have a 4 day week of school this week and enter the Winter Break. Interims will be available later this week electronically. The Main Office will be closed from December 23 through January 2. Check out our Winter Holiday Spirit Week Guide and share in spreading that Be Good. Do Good Holiday cheer. This is the final newsletter for the calendar year of 2022. Have a Happy Holiday and Wonderful New Year! (Please click this link to see our weekly newsletter.)

Clarksburg High School will be closed December 23 through January 2. School will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday January 3, 2023. If you need to reach our Registrar please email Ms. Veidy Pacheco (Veidy_X_Pacheco@mcpsmd.org). You may reach our school administration via email as well. Check out our contact information HERE.

She's the First is having a donation event to help girls in underdeveloped countries. Click HERE to learn more.

There is updated Advanced Placement information for families in this weekend's message Here's the link. This version includes:

  • Information for late registration
  • Updated late fees of $43
  • Updated final payment date of March 1, 2023

CHS is tuning up to roll out course schedule planning for the 2023-2024 academic year. This Thursday and Friday teachers and students will host Elective and Advanced Placement Fairs so students may learn about new and interesting courses that are available to take. Fairs will be held in the Media Center during the school day. In addition, second semester schedule changes may be needed. Take a look at this SCHEDULE CHANGE LINK INFORMATION or below for more information.

Senior students and parents - The TENTATIVE Date for our CHS Commencement Ceremony in June 5, 2023 at 10 am at Mount Saint Mary's College. Now is the time to order your caps and gowns. Order by December 22nd for the cost of $47.25. After December 22nd the cost goes up. Please go to the Jostens Website to place your order. Legacy has added two more Senior Picture dates and is coming to CHS on December 1st and 2nd. Book your appointments online if you still want to take senior portraits. Please review these slides provided during the Senior Meeting and check out the rest of the newsletter for details.

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 15. An uptick in COVID-19 cases in our area and tips to stay healthy, free dual-enrollment tuition for students, how to watch the Superintendent’s budget presentation. Here are Five Things to Know.

The Clarksburg High School College/Career Center provides in-person services daily from 7:15 am through 3:30 pm. Visit the Career Center website and Career Center on Twitter: @Cburg_Readiness. Join the Career Center Canvas page. If you have questions, contact Mrs. Somerville. Check out the Campus Visits Calendar (Class of 2023 and 2024)

The Campus Visit’s Calendar is located on your Naviance homepage. Juniors and seniors must register online in Naviance to attend all campus visits. Please see the link for instructions. The Admission Representatives visiting CHS would like to meet you! Check out more information in this newsletter.

In this weekly message you will find information about upcoming visits from higher education representatives in our College & Career Center, athletics schedules, and more.

Please see the Weekly Newsletter here: https://www.smore.com/k508d

As always, thank you for your continued support and trust.

And remember, together we are ONE Clarksburg!


Past Weekly Messages

August 22, 2022

August 29, 2022

September 4, 2022

September 11, 2022

September 18, 2022

September 25, 2022

October 3, 2022

October 10, 2022

October 17, 2022

October 24, 2022

October 31, 2022

November 7, 2022

November 14, 2022

November 20, 2022

November, 27, 2022

December 4, 2022

December 11, 2022