Churchill County High School

CCHS CTE & Art Show

by Leanna Lehman — Churchill County High School students and teachers hosted their Career and Technical Education, CTE, event along with their annual Art Show Tuesday, May 15th. Student work was showcased various mediums of artwork including ceramics, clay pottery, watercolors, acrylics, and more. Art instructor, Jaime Shafer, displayed works from students in grades 9-12,…

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Tom Fleming Retires from Teaching

Music Education in Fallon Will Never be the Same by Rachel Dahl — Last week Tom Fleming put out a call to friends and family inviting them to attend his last Annual Pit concert at the old high school, and they came in droves. Fleming retires this year after a 32-year run at teaching. In…

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Calendar Reminder — Annual Pit Concert Friday Night

Calling all Churchill County High School music alumni, families, and fans — Friday, May 10th is the Annual Pit Concert, starting at 6:30 p.m. It will be in the Old High School at 690 S. Maine. As retiring teacher, Tom Fleming says, “the greatest place ever for a capella singing.” This will be his last…

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WNC Juried High School Show

Staff report — Marie Nygren is having a great time showing off the art gallery at the Western Nevada College Fallon Campus. Last week she closed the High School Juried show, and this week prepares a show for the WNC art students. Both Oasis Academy and CCHS students submitted their work that was juried by…

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High School Rodeo Scrapbook

                                                                              The Fallon High School Rodeo was held last week at the Churchill County Fair Grounds. Thank…

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Rotary Scholarship Winner Elizabeth Stephens

by Leanna Lehman — Each year the Fallon Rotary Club awards scholarships to deserving local students. One of this year’s scholarships is going to CCHS senior, Elizabeth Stephens. Not only will she be receiving the $1000 local rotary scholarship, but she has also been nominated as a scholarship candidate for a district award as well.…

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CCHS Choir Hits a High Note at All State in Vegas

The Churchill County High School Choir recently returned from Las Vegas where they participated in the Nevada Music Educator’s Association All-State Music Festival. For three days the choir practiced with their peers from across the state, participated in several performances, and delivered their final performance at the prestigious UNLV music hall. During the celebration, the…

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CCSD Students Raise $12,000 for Heart Health

Staff report —  The Kids Heart Challenge is an activity conducted with the American Heart Association (formerly known as Jump Rope for Heart). This was the first year for the Churchill County School District to participate in the Kids Heart Challenge. Robyn Jordan, parent-community involvement coordinator for CCSD said “the representative from the American Heart…

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Competition Ballroom Team 1st Place

Upholds Their Reputation at Premier Event Staff report — The Fallon Swing Competition Ballroom Team participated in the National Youth Team Showdance Championship (on Fri. March 22nd) and the Gem State Classic Youth Syllabus Competition (partner competition on Sat. March 23rd). Friday night the Fallon team competed in two dance styles, Swing (“Friend Like Me”)…

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CCHS Students Inducted into Honor Society

Staff report — The Churchill County High School National Honor Society inducted new members for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 last week. Spanish Teacher Lance Lattin was asked to present the keynote address, and spoke about being your unique self. He told the story of his father, Rick Lattin, who is known for his blue, Lattin…

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