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The Breakfast Club Tickets On Sale April 21

City High School’s Drama Production class has been hard at work bringing our original stage adaptation of this 80s classic to life. Expect some dancing, singing, and a few surprises.

Tickets to our 4 performances at ZUZI Theater on May 19th & 20th will go on sale at the Pennington Street Showcase this Friday, April 21, 3-7pm. Tickets are $5 each or free for CHS students. This play is rated PG-13 for adult language.

We have two casts for these performances, so be sure to get the tickets to show with the cast you want to see. Below are the showtimes and dates for each main cast.

Friday, 5/19 at 1pm (PFFS matinee) & Saturday, 5/20 at 7pm:

Friday, 5/19 at 6pm & Saturday, 5/20 at 3pm:

We will be previewing some scenes from The Breakfast Club and reprising some monologues from The Laramie Project at the Pennington Street Showcase on the WSM Stage 5:30-6:30pm. See you there!

37 Pennington Gets New Display Case Artwork

Through an ongoing partnership with the Sonoran Glass School, students from City High School have completed a new display case project, The Glass Desert, for 37 Pennington, the building also known affectionately as Shoe City.

A dozen students volunteered to participate in several extra curricular glass workshops over the last two years, creating blown, fused and mosaic glass pieces to contribute to the project.

Come see the display for yourself at the Pennington Street Showcase, Friday, April 21st, 3-7pm. Staff from the Sonoran Glass School will be on hand doing demos with a mobile flame-working rig, and we’ll be offering the glass orbs (the previous display) for sale for $10-$20 suggested donation.

Workshops with Sonoran Glass School, and with other community partners, are a part of our VOICES after school program and funded through a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant.

Family Wellness Night 4/6: Burrito Night!

At Family Night this Thursday, April 6 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., 9th grades students and their families will have a chance to make “The Perfect Burrito.”  We hope all 9th grade students and their families join us for this special Health and Wellness Burrito Night. In the last few weeks, students have been learning about burning calories, exercise, and nutrition. Using their FitBit personal exercise data, students have created a poster of their “Perfect Burrito” that explains how many calories are in burritos and how it weighs up to their daily caloric needs. For questions, please contact Erica Saunders or Josh Banno. It will be delicious and fun!

Wellness Family Night 3/30: How to talk about Power/Control in Relationships & Dating Violence

We are kicking off this quarter with a great Wellness Family Night this Thursday, March 30th from 5:30-7pm.  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we want everyone to be informed about ways to identify red flags in relationships, the best strategies for talking about dating/sexual violence, and the importance of consent.
Staff from City High’s new elective, the Youth Life Project, will be presenting on Power and Control in Relationships and Dating Violence.
 
Please come and be a part of this important discussion!
If you have any questions, please email ericas@cityhighschool.org
Hope to see you this Thursday!

Miss The Laramie Project? Come see the video at Family Night 2/2

THE LARAMIE PROJECT VIDEO SCREENING AT FAMILY NIGHT

If you missed the Drama Production’s powerful performances of The Laramie Project last Friday at ZUZI Theater, you can watch a video of the late show this Thursday, February 2nd, at Family Night, 5:30-7:30. (Due to some graphic language, parental guidance is recommended).

Family Night is always free and snacks will be provided by our culinary students.

Please contact drama director Tom Moore at tomm@cityhighschool.org if you have questions.

 

VOICES After School Program Spring Schedule

VOICES RELAUNCHES FOR SEMESTER 2

City High School’s VOICES extended-day programming relaunches for Semester 2 on Tuesday, January 17th. All of our programming from Semester 1 will be returning (except Dance Club), with multiple opportunities available everyday before and after regular school hours, including our regular Thursday Family Night programming.

Semester 2 will also feature special limited run workshops with our community partners at Sonoran Glass School and Spoken Futures, Inc (Tucson Youth Poetry Slam), to name a few.

You can view and download the revised schedule here, paper copies are available at the front desk. VoicesSpringSchedule2017

All programming is free to City High School students and most classes are open on a drop-basis. VOICES is funded by a federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grant and by your tax credit donations.

For questions or more info on specific offerings, please contact VOICES coordinator, Tom Moore, at tomm@cityhighschool.org.

CHS Drama Presents The Laramie Project January 27

NOW MORE THAN EVER

The story of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shephard as portrayed by the cast of City High School’s drama production class. The Laramie Project was written by Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project. Two shows only, 4pm & 7:30pm at ZUZI Theater.

SHOWTIMES AND TICKET INFO

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the front desk, from any drama student, or by emailing drama director, Tom Moore, at tomm@cityhighschool.org. $5 or Free for CHS & PFFS students.

Performances will be at ZUZI Theater, 738 N. 5th Ave., at 4pm & 7:30pm.  (Due to mature content and graphic/explicit language, parental guidance is recommended for students under 14.)

Join our Facebook event for The Laramie Project and please share!

 

 

 

Annual Art Show & VOICES Showcase on Dec.15th

Our annual Art Show & Print Sale will coincide with the end-0f-semester VOICES after school showcase at Family Night this coming Thursday, December 15th, from 5:30-7pm.

Please join us for live music performances from Music Workshop participants, delicious treats from our Culinary Arts students, and take home prints of some of our award-winning student artwork. A great gift idea, just in time for the holidays!

Honors Math Fair at Family Night December 8th

Come join the math honors students as they present their “Math Fair” projects! Students read a novel that had a background in math and then created a presentation to show their learning. Students will present their posters and their display models.

This event is free and is 5:30-7pm. Snacks from the Culinary Arts class will be served. We hope you can join us!

Remaining Family Night Events in December

City High School’s VOICES after school program, funded a federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grant, includes our weekly Family Nights, every Thursday from 5:30 – 7pm. Family Nights are designed with the goal of engaging families in their student’s learning and with the mission of our school. All events are free and all are welcome.

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Content can vary from showcases of student work, Family Wellness events, school field trip meetings, college readiness info sessions, fundraisers, and student performances, usually with snacks prepared by our Culinary Arts class.

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Here’s the schedule of upcoming Family Nights in December:

December 8 – Come see what math students have been up to at the inaugural Honors Math Fair!

December 15 – Just in time for the holidays, our annual Art Show & Sale is occurring along with our end of semester VOICES Showcase. Student art prints will be on sale and student performers will be entertaining. Bring your checkbook and your earplugs!

December 22 – Our annual Winter Skate Party prom fundraiser will take place at Skate Country. More details coming soon!

For questions, please contact VOICES program director, Tom Moore at tomm@cityhighschool.org