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Chester High's Donald Sawyer and his Chester County Career Center teacher
Mr. Gail Hirschy received a standing ovation during Monday night's School Board meeting. 
Donald, along with recent CHS graduate Josiah Schutt, won a Bronze Medal in this
summer's national mechatronic's competition in Kansas City. 
Donald hopes to pursue a degree in mechatronic engineering, and  
has already been offered several college scholarships.

Student Council

The results of the Student Council elections are:
Student Body Officers:
President:  Darkquarius Woods
Vice President:  Caymen Williams
Secretary:  Angel Foster
Treasurer:  Bryson Chavis

Class Representatives:
Temaris Dixon, 12th
Rael Jackson, 11th
Kaylin Bridges, 10th
Asia Turner, 9th

Senior Class Officers:
President:  Kelly McDaniel
Vice President:  Clarissa Gore
Secretary:  Kiana Caldwell
Treasurer:  Jordan McClurkin
Junior Class Officers:
President:  Ja'la Hardin
Vice President:  Cardon Williams
Secretary:  Justin Jackson
Treasurer:  A'ya Hall

Sophomore Class Officers:
President:  Tanea Hughes
Vice President:  Janae Wright
Secretary:  Joseph Boyd
Treasurer:  William Killian

Freshman Class Officers:
President:  Jasmine Moyd
Vice President:  Constance Reid
Secretary:  Ka'Niaya Coleman
Treasurer:  William Counterman

We Remember 9/11
     The JROTC provided a wonderful ceremony on 9/11 to remember those who lost their lives thirteen years ago and to honor those who continue to serve and support America.
We Took the Challenge
Oh, yeah...they took the challenge!  Thanks Coach Campbell, Mr. Tiller, Dr. Williams, Mrs. Reilly, and Mr. Graham.  Hope you were watching and listening to this Dr. Slayman, Dr. King, and Mr. Gardner!  You've been challenged!

Lost Ring?
A CHS class ring was found last year in the Career Center.  If you have lost your ring or know someone who has, please call Ms. Houston at 803 377-1991.

Congratulations to the CHS Budd Group Employees of the Month Donald Kenner and Ricky Roof, pictured here with Principal Mr. Tiller and the Budd Group's David Waldrep. The Cyclones thank you for working together to provide us with a clean and safe learning environment! They both received a $100 gift card for their efforts!!!


Important Info for Parents
  • Watch the hiTEC Video Online!
    Instead of going to the school building to watch the required hiTEC video, parents may now watch it and find the paperwork online!  Details are on the CCSD web site at www.chester.k12.sc.us and by clicking here.
  • College Fair
    Juniors, seniors, and their parents are invited to attend the College Fair at Winthrop University from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Monday Sept. 29th.  Representatives from over 70 colleges and universities will meet students and parents in McBryde Hall.  Take this opportunity to learn what various schools have to offer.
  • Good Luck!
    Congratulations to the following students for winning one of five spots on the CHS Mathlete Team. William Bailey, Temaris Dixon, and Nicholas McClurkin are senior AP Calculus AB students. Jack Counterman is a sophomore honors student. James Commodore is a junior honors student. Nicholas McClurkin has been chosen as the team captain. Head Coach Jamie Counterman and the team will have their first competition on September 25th at Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, NC where they will compete in the Carolina Panthers Numbers Crunch Challenge. The winning team receives a donation to their high school.
Attention, Please!

CHS 2014 Annual Report

2014 CHS Annual Report Newsletter.pdf
Click the link above to access the report. 

Kody's Podcast Book Club Review Segment

Please click here to listen to Kody Black's review of The Vampire Academy
This is an original podcast produced by your CHS Media Center Program. 

An Original CHS Podcast Production: Three Short Stories

Three Short Stories from Three CHS Students: An Original Podcast from Your Media Center.

CHS Podcast Number One: Click Here. 


hiTEC Handbook and Video for Students and Parents

Please click on the link below to access the electronic hiTEC Handbook.

(The required video that explains CCSD tablet protocol is underneath the Student Parent handbook.)

Student Parent Tablet Handbook.pdf

Mr. Stiver's Video link: (Click here.)

SIC Nomination Form for 2013-2014

To access the SIC nomination form please click here. More

Over 5923 Free Audio Books Online

5,923 Free LibriVox Recordings:
LibriVox provides books in the public domain that they record as audio files from volunteers. Once the files are configured for generic use, the books are posted to the net for free.  All the audio recordings are in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish.



300 Free Classic eBooks

300 Free Classic eBooks
Open Culture
: the best free cultural & educational media on the web. 
This list of Free eBooks has received mentions in the The Daily Beast andComputer World.

S.C. Digital Library for Chester County Historical Society Archives

S.C. Specific CCSS-M Resources

S2tem Centers SC Link 

The S²TEM Centers SC CCSSM Implementation Team provides quality professional learning experiences and support resources for educators preparing for implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

Connections between the Common Core State Standards

Morning Announcement Form

The "Morning Announcement Form" is located under the "Teacher" heading. (You must click on the word TEACHER to see the whole list.) It is also located on the CHS Media Center webpage  under "Teacher Tools." For now you may also click  here  to access the form.

2013: New CHS ID Policy

Click on the link below to access the new 2013 ID policy for CHS students. 

New ID Policy.docx

CHS Mission

Chester High School strives to create a safe and nurturing environment where students are encouraged to develop academic, social and emotional competencies. To this end, we are committed to developing creative, independent students who are prepared to contribute to local, national, and global societies.

Common Core Resources List (Plus Pearson's CC Institute Webinars

PEARSON Common Core Institute - Spring 2013 - FREE  (This link connects you to Pearson's annual webinars on the Common Core.  The webinars are also stored here for future reference and review.)
All current and past webinars are hosted here for later viewing if you happen to miss one of the presentations.

Common Core Secondary Resources List Final.docx
South Carolina’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics provides an opportunity to tap expert knowledge from a variety of resources. However, it is important to be informed consumers regardless of the resource used. The following resources are considered to be aligned to and supportive of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and should be used as deemed appropriate to meet individual needs.  The resources listed are grouped by

·         State Professional Mathematics Organizations

·         Gap Analysis, Progression and Unpacking Documents

·         Curriculum Resources and Sample Tasks

·         Teacher Content Knowledge Resources

·         Math Tools

·         Instructional Materials


New Phone Policy: February 2013

Please click on the link below to access the new CHS phone policy. 


Coping With Traumatic Events

Click on the link below to access the needed information. 

Traumatic Events.docx
CHS Teacher of the Year

    Mrs. Faye Culp
  CHS Teacher of the Year 
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