Arts, Athletics, and Activities
- Mock Trial Team made it the Elite Eight Competition during 2010-11 season
National Gold Award (top rating with their peers nationally)
Winners of the Adjudicators Award at the competition in orchestra
Tied 1st place Best Orchestra of competition
This is the 8th year running that CHS String Orchestra has won 1st place, national gold rating!
- Great News for Art at CHS: Sol Lee and Miranda Gauss have won Gold Keys in the Regional Scholastic Arts Competition. You Na Han has won an Honorable Mention. Abby Cabrales has been accepted to Laguna College of Art. . . They will be exhibiting in the CHS Art Show.
- CHS has a WORLD SERIES CONNECTION!
- Award-winning Orchestra for six years running: Swept Music Heritage National Competition in San Francisco, winning National Gold Award and besting 23 high school orchestras from across the U.S.
- Award-winning Band: CHS Platinum Sound & Emerald Guard placed 1st in its division during the 2010 competition season.
- Award-winning Wind Ensemble: The wind ensemble received unanimous “Superior” ratings in competition; the entire band will be heading to regionals on May 11.
- Chaparral Actors Troupe competed against 40 other schools, with 8 of its teams making semi-finals, and brought home two 3rd place trophies.
- We have the nation's SADD Teacher of the Year Jackie Schmidt.
- Our photography class taught by professiona photographer Dave Carlson was in the news!
- Award winning drama and musical department winning 7 Believe Awards in 2011!