Notes from the Library

Please don’t worry about overdue books.  There are no fees or fines. Right now the plan is that you will turn them in after school starts up again.  We will post additional information as it becomes available.

Need books and reading?  Ebooks and audiobooks are available from the Anchorage School District and the Anchorage Public Library (broader selection).  

Anchorage School District: 

  • Go to https://soraapp.com/welcome
  • Click Find My School.
  • Choose Chugiak High
  • Use your normal student username lastname.firstname@asdk12.org and password. 

Anchorage Public Library:

  • Go to anchoragelibrary.org
  • Pull down the Books + Movies + Music Menu
  • Click on Alaska Digital Library and create a new account using your ASD login username.  You will need your 14 digit ASD library number which you can only get by emailing Mrs. LaRue at larue_debra@asdk12.org (if your parents opted you in for this at registration)  or use if you have a public library card use those credentials.
  • You also can access several (not all) of the other programs with your ASD credentials.

Some additional free reading resources: (starting small here)

Read Alouds at https://www.romper.com/ (Celebs and Famous Authors Reading Children’s Books)

Scholastic Learn At Home https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html Day by day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. (Pre-K to 6+)

Email Mrs. LaRue with any questions at larue_debra@asdk12.org

March 5 Announcements

Normal Bell Schedule

  • If you want to go out for a sport/activity you must get a golden ticket. There is a collection of them on Mrs. Huffer’s door. Go see Mrs. Huffer to be eligible.
  • Seniors: Pick up your Jostens orders on Thursday, March 5th 9am-12 in the cafeteria!
  • Do you want your photos or artwork to be featured in the yearbook? Submit your artwork or photography to Mrs. Logan’s room, Rm 4, or submit to chsyearbooksubmit@gmail.com by March 16th.
  • Don’t forget to stop by the library and get extra reading material for Spring Break!
  • Improv is holding open auditions for the upcoming district wide competition! All are welcome to try out on Wednesday, March 18 at 2:30pm in the house three commons area. For more information please see Mrs. Templeton in room 508.
  • 10th, 11th & 12th Graders: Sign up for a free practice SAT & ACT, brought to you by the Chugiak High School counseling team. After taking a full-length practice SAT/ACT released by the test maker, you will get a detailed score report with a roadmap to score improvement, plus guidance on whether to focus on the SAT or ACT. This semester, Chugiak High School is hosting the following events:
    • Practice ACT on Friday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.
    • Practice SAT on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.

Space is limited. View all practice SAT/ACT dates and reserve your seat for free at www.frontiertutoring.com/practicetest.

March 4 Announcements

Normal Bell Schedule

  • If you want to go out for a sport/activity you must get a golden ticket. There is a collection of them on Mrs. Huffer’s door. Go see Mrs. Huffer to be eligible.
  • Seniors: Pick up your Jostens orders on Thursday, March 5th 9am-12 in the cafeteria!
  • Do you want your photos or artwork to be featured in the yearbook? Submit your artwork or photography to Mrs. Logan’s room, Rm 4, or submit to chsyearbooksubmit@gmail.com by this Friday.
  • Don’t forget to stop by the library and get extra reading material for Spring Break!
  • 10th, 11th & 12th Graders: Sign up for a free practice SAT & ACT, brought to you by the Chugiak High School counseling team. After taking a full-length practice SAT/ACT released by the test maker, you will get a detailed score report with a roadmap to score improvement, plus guidance on whether to focus on the SAT or ACT. This semester, Chugiak High School is hosting the following events:
    • Practice ACT on Friday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.
    • Practice SAT on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.

Space is limited. View all practice SAT/ACT dates and reserve your seat for free at www.frontiertutoring.com/practicetest.

March 3 Announcements

Normal Bell Schedule

  • If you want to go out for a sport/activity you must get a golden ticket. There is a collection of them on Mrs. Huffer’s door. Go see Mrs. Huffer to be eligible.
  • March 3rd at the beginning of lunch  there will be  a boys soccer meeting just outside the Activity office.
  • A big shout-out to all the students who attended Model United Nations at UAA this past weekend! Congratulations Tayton Shipley, Kirstina Manwaring, Emmy Numann, and Abigail Spencer on the passage of their committee resolutions, and a big congrats to Madeline Haker and Autumn Thomas for winning their cases in front of the International Criminal Court!
  • Seniors: Pick up your Jostens orders on Thursday, March 5th 9am-12 in the cafeteria!
  • ASD is hosting the Battles of School Spirit on Friday, March 6.  Similar to WACKO, it is an OUTDOOR competition among ASD high schools.  If you would like to represent CHS, please see Mrs. Portie in Room 178.  Please see flyers around the school for a list of games and more information.
  • 10th, 11th & 12th Graders: Sign up for a free practice SAT & ACT, brought to you by the Chugiak High School counseling team. After taking a full-length practice SAT/ACT released by the test maker, you will get a detailed score report with a roadmap to score improvement, plus guidance on whether to focus on the SAT or ACT. This semester, Chugiak High School is hosting the following events:
    • Practice ACT on Friday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.
    • Practice SAT on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.

Space is limited. View all practice SAT/ACT dates and reserve your seat for free at www.frontiertutoring.com/practicetest.

March 2 Announcements

PLC Bell Schedule

  • If you want to go out for a sport/activity you must get a golden ticket. There is a collection of them on Mrs. Huffer’s door. Go see Mrs. Huffer to be eligible.
  • This Friday Feb. 28th  and March 3rd at the beginning of lunch  there will be  a boys soccer meeting just outside the Activity office.
  • ASD is hosting the Battles of School Spirit on Friday, March 6.  Similar to WACKO, it is an OUTDOOR competition among ASD high schools.  If you would like to represent CHS, please see Mrs. Portie in Room 178.  Please see flyers around the school for a list of games and more information.
  • Jostens will be here Monday from 9am-1pm handing out cap/gowns in the cafeteria.
  • 10th, 11th & 12th Graders: Sign up for a free practice SAT & ACT, brought to you by the Chugiak High School counseling team. After taking a full-length practice SAT/ACT released by the test maker, you will get a detailed score report with a roadmap to score improvement, plus guidance on whether to focus on the SAT or ACT. This semester, Chugiak High School is hosting the following events:
    • Practice ACT on Friday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.
    • Practice SAT on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.

Space is limited. View all practice SAT/ACT dates and reserve your seat for free at www.frontiertutoring.com/practicetest.

February 28 Announcements

Normal Bell Schedule

  • If you want to go out for a sport/activity you must get a golden ticket. There is a collection of them on Mrs. Huffer’s door. Go see Mrs. Huffer to be eligible.
  • Lost & Found is overflowing again! Clothing, water bottles, lunch boxes and more.  Please come see if any of these items belong to you.  Lost and found is located right outside Student Services (across from the Library).  All items will be donated on Friday 2/29!
  • FCCLA Members: Room #101/102 will be open ALL WEEK between 2-5 to work on State Conference STAR Events.  Please come in and get registered and receive your Rubrics for the Event.
  • CHS & ERHS’s production of 7 Brides for 7 Brothers opens THIS Thursday!  Tickets are $15 each and will be available at the door.  Shows will be Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 pm with a special Matinee showing this Saturday at 2 pm.  Don’t miss out!
  • This Friday Feb. 28th  and March 3rd at the beginning of lunch  there will be  a boys soccer meeting just outside the Activity office.
  • ASD is hosting the Battles of School Spirit on Friday, March 6.  Similar to WACKO, it is an OUTDOOR competition among ASD high schools.  If you would like to represent CHS, please see Mrs. Portie in Room 178.  Please see flyers around the school for a list of games and more information.
  • Calling CHS teens 13-17 who want to make our home planet a better place. You are invited to collaborate with the Smithsonian Institution and the Anchorage Museum to address climate change in Anchorage and propose youth-led solutions as part of the Teen Earth Optimism Summit.  Space is limited. Sign up now. The summit is free and will take place at the Anchorage Museum from 8a.m.-1p.m on Saturday, March 14th. See flyers hanging around the school or Ms. Richards in Room 211 for additional information and registration details. View flier here.
  • Jostens will be here Monday from 9am-1pm handing out cap/gowns in the cafeteria.
  • Seniors: If you speak another world language and are not in a World Language class at CHS, please see Frau Senden in room 201 about taking a test and possibly qualifying for a Seal of Biliteracy on your diploma.  We offer tests to students who are proficient in Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, ASL, Chin, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Haitian-Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Ilocano, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yupik.  Again, see Frau Senden with all your questions, but we would like you to test before Spring Break.
  • 10th, 11th & 12th Graders: Sign up for a free practice SAT & ACT, brought to you by the Chugiak High School counseling team. After taking a full-length practice SAT/ACT released by the test maker, you will get a detailed score report with a roadmap to score improvement, plus guidance on whether to focus on the SAT or ACT. This semester, Chugiak High School is hosting the following events:
    • Practice ACT on Friday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.
    • Practice SAT on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Please arrive by 8:55 AM. Room TBA.

Space is limited. View all practice SAT/ACT dates and reserve your seat for free at www.frontiertutoring.com/practicetest.

  • CHS Students it is time to show your talent!  The annual Talent Show auditions will be after Spring Break on Wednesday, March 25 at 2:15pm.  Please start thinking about something you would like to share!  See any World Language teacher for information and to get signed up.