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  • It was a joy to see all our students smiling faces and the excitement of Meeting their Teachers! It's going to be a fantastic year! We are grateful for the precious new families God has blessed our school with. Thank you to The Village for hosting a Family Fun Night!

  • Congratulations to all of our Kindergarten graduates!!!

  • Congratulations to all of our precious K4 students. It has been a blessing to watch you grow this year.

  • Thank you to all the Logic and Rhetoric students for an amazing spring concert. We have such talented students at CHCS.

  • We love watching our Kindergarten students perform. This year's Three Billy Goat's Gruff was a huge success!

  • Congratulations!

    Mr. and Ms. Sentinel Scholarships announced:

    Christina Burkhalter

    Natalie Pitts

    Thomas Carroll

    Ian Dunnahoo

    Congratulations to these seniors for outstanding leadership, character, and service in the areas of Fine Arts and Athletics.

     

  • Our 3rd grade students shared the biography projects they have been working on with their parents. They also dressed the part!

  • Our 9th - 12th grade student-athletes were honored for all of their outstanding accomplishments in sports this year. We are so proud of each and every one of them!

  • Our 2nd-grade students enjoyed a fun celebration as a culmination of all they have learned about Texas history this year!

  • We are so thankful to our senior baseball players and the leadership they have provided our team! We will miss you!

  • Congratulations to our girls for placing 1st at TAPPS State Golf. Congratulations to our boy's golf team for placing 3rd. Campbell Laney placed 4th, Aubrey Cheek placed 5th, and Isaac Adams placed 4th. Go, Sentinels!!!

  • Rhetoric Banquet was a huge success! Students danced the night away and our seniors were honored.

  • We are so proud of our seniors for completing the defense of their Thesis projects.

  • Our 3rd-grade students enjoyed reading Chronicles of Narnia and celebrating by having Tea with Mr. Tumnus.

  • Our 5th-grade students had many learning experiences at NASA.

  • Our grammar school students put on a terrific spring musical entitled - Dr. Newheart's Neck Up Check-Up. Great Job, Sentinels!

  • Congratulations to Clayton and Jackson Darby for winning the State Tennis Competition in Waco. We are so proud of their hard work and determination. Go, Sentinels!

  • Sentinel Supporters hosted a golf tournament at Wood Hollow Golf Club. Congratulations to Kyle Adams, John Rutherford, Bobo, and Coach Mauldin for taking 1st place in the first flight. Campbell Laney's team placed 1st in the second flight! Kyle Adams won the Closest to the Hole Competition, and Michael Cheek won the Putting Competition.

    Thank you to all the players, sponsors, and Sentinel Supporters!!!

  • The Village hosted our 1st annual Dodgeball Tournament. Students competed against different grade levels and teachers. It was such a fun night! We are so grateful to all the parents who hosted this event!

  • Our K4 students dressed as storybook characters and enjoyed a day full of fun!

  • Our 7th-grade students enjoyed beautiful weather on a field trip to Austin and San Antonio! We are so thankful for our teachers and parents who make these academic trips possible.

  • Congratulations to our Logic Track team for placing 1st out of 8 public and private schools. Go, Sentinels!!!

  • Our juniors and seniors had the opportunity to visit Colonial Williamsburg, Washington D.C., Gettysburg, and Mount Vernon. We are so grateful they had this amazing, educational experience.

  • We are grateful for our Logic and Rhetoric students and their hearts to serve our community! Our Rhetoric students worked on projects at the Dream Center, Highway 80, Windridge, and the Hannah House. Our Logic students served in classrooms and cleaning projects around the school.

  • Congratulations to Aubrey Cheek, Natalie Pitts, Titus Rutherford, and Jack Walker on incredible senior seasons of basketball. We are grateful for your leadership and wish you all the best!

  • Our Logic School Boys competed in the CSAC Tournament this week. They competed against different schools in the area and came away with 1st place! Our Logic School Girls competed as well and won 2nd place. We are so proud of our student-athletes! Go, Sentinels!

  • We are so excited for one of our seniors, Luke Land! He will be playing baseball for Hill College in the Fall.

  • 5th Grade Bible Memory: Ethan Frank (Silver) and Anneli Reese (Gold)
    5th Grade Oration: Jillian Russell (Gold)
    5th Grade Literary Prose: Macy McWilliams (Gold)
    5th Grade Poetry: Blake Robertson (Silver) and Gracie Scott (Gold)
     
    4th Grade Bible Memory: Ashton Boone (Gold)
    4th Grade Fables and Folklore: Natalie Mitchell (Gold)
    4th Grade Literary Prose: Carolyn Trauger (Gold)
     
    3rd Grade Poetry: Hattie Garwood (Gold)
     
    2nd Grade Bible Memory: Silas Rutherford (Silver) and Beckham Boone (Gold)
    2nd Grade Fables and Folklore: Clark Simmons (Gold)
    2nd Grade Poetry: Frankie Wright (Bronze), Thomas Hoffman (Silver), and Hannah Livingston (Gold)
     
    1st Grade Bible Memory: Vivian Mitchell (Silver) and Ben McElroy (Gold)
    1st Grade Poetry: Avonlea Swain (Gold)

     

  • Our 1st through 5th-grade students are competing in our annual Speech Meet. They memorize and recite Bible verses, poetry, or fables. We are so proud of our students and all the effort they have put into their selections. In addition, we are grateful to our judges and all those who help organize Speech Meet.

  • Theater Slam was a huge success. The students performed 3 different plays and had an awesome time.

  • Our Grammar School students had the opportunity to hear The Legend of the Candy Cane performed by our 10th grade English students.

  • So grateful to our Logic and Rhetoric Strings students for helping us get into the Christmas spirit.

  • Congratulations! Our students are advancing to state! We are very proud of our Sentinel singers for advancing to the final level of the challenging TMEA All state choir audition process, and for their diligence in earning "top chair honors" at the pre-area level.

    Christina Burkhalter - 1st Chair, Soprano

    Jackson Darby - 1st Chair, Bass 1

    Clayton Darby - 2nd Chair, Bass 1

    Cade Brumit - 3rd Chair, Bass 2

    We wish you the best at state auditions in January!

  • Congratulations to the Voice of Democracy essay winners:

    1st - Abe Rutherford

    2nd - Josey Cheek

    3rd - Savannah Striegler

    Patriot's Pen essay winners:

    1st - Tripp Scoggins

    2nd - Camryn Crossland

    3rd - Kinsley Marshall

     

  • It was a fun-filled day for our students and families as they participated in a day of programs, games, and a delicious Thanksgiving feast to end the day! CHCS also packed 116 Operation Christmas Child boxes and gathered 2,689 items for Hwy 80!

  • Congratulations to our One Act Cast and Crew for winning the TAPPS Division III State competition! We are so proud of your hard work and dedication.

    Best Actor: Thomas Carroll

    State All-Star Cast: Christina Burkhalter, Natalie Pitts, Ian Dunnahoo - Honorable Mention

    State All-Star Crew: Campbell Laney

  • Congratulations to our Rhetoric Football team for winning district and advancing to the area playoffs. Our Sentinels will be playing Friday night at 7:00 p.m. here at Republic Field.

    Congratulations to our Soccer team for placing 2nd in district, and our Volleyball team for placing 3rd in district.

  • Our 6th - 12th grade students competed in some healthy competition with a kickball and wiffle ball tournament as well as some class-building games.

  • Our grammar school students placed 2nd in the Fall Relays at St. Mary's. Our 3rd - 5th-grade students had the opportunity to compete against 4 other schools in the East Texas area. A big thank you to Coach Dorrough for working with them during their P.E. classes.

  • Congratulations to our CHCS one-act-play cast, crew, and director, Jaylen Fennell, on their recent success at the TAPPS 2021 OAP Division III, District 2 Contest held October 18 & 19, at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, TX. Competing against five private 2-A schools, CHCS was named district runner-up and will advance to the state competition on November 10 & 11. The CHCS entry, "Scenes from These Shining Lives" by Melanie Marnich, featured a cast of 11 students---Christina Burkhalter, Thomas Carroll, Natalie Pitts, Hannah Haney, Haley Bledsoe, Ian Dunnahoo, Clayton Darby, Jackson Darby, Cade Brumit, Jack Walker, and Dalton Dugger, and crew of 4 students--Campbell Laney, Ryan Horne, Addie Roberts, and Colby Withrow. 

    Receiving individual honors were:

    Thomas Carroll - Best Actor

    Christina Burkhalter - All-Star Cast

    Natalie Pitts - All-Star Cast

    Ian Dunnahoo - Honorable Mention All-Star Cast

    Cade Brumit - Honorable Mention All-Star Cast

    Campbell Laney - All-Star Crew

    We are so proud of these talented thespians, and wish them the best at TAPPS State OAP!

    Go Sentinel Theatre!!

     

     

  • Congratulations to two CHCS strings students who were recently named to the TMEA 2021 All-Region Middle School and TMEA 2021 All-Region High School Orchestras. Auditions were held on Saturday, October 9, at Kilgore Middle School in Kilgore, TX. Competing against area middle school and high school students from both public and private schools, the following students were named to the region orchestras:

    Garrett White, CHCS 8th grader -- 2021 All-Region Middle School Orchestra, violin

    Zane Terry, CHCS senior -- 2021 All-Region High School Orchestra, cello

    Second chair honors were earned by Zane Terry. In addition to receiving their 2021 All-Region Orchestra letter-jacket patch, these students will perform with their respective orchestra in the Regions 4 & 21 All-Region Orchestra Concert on Saturday, December 4, at Tyler Legacy High School in Tyler, TX. This formal concert will feature both orchestras and is open to the public. Admission is free. We are so proud of Garrett and Zane for representing CHCS so well!

    Go Sentinel Strings!!

  • Congratulations to fourteen CHCS logic school choir students who were recently named to the TMEA 2021 All-Region Middle School Choir. Auditions were held on Saturday, October 16, at Sulphur Springs Middle School in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Competing against approximately 275 seventh and eighth-grade students from area public and private schools, the following students were named to the Treble All-Region (girls) and Tenor-Bass All-Region (boys) Choirs:

    7th grade students---Yvonne Bates, Philip Jordan, Kinsey Marshall, Kate Mitchell, Rayden Porter

    8th grade students---Jed Bowers, Sawyer Brumit, Coleigh Buckland, Eliana Krug, Addy Mitchell, Margot Risner, Elle Walker, Garrett White, and Peyton Wilson.

    First-chair honors were earned by Kate Mitchell (alto) and Garrett White (bass), while second-chair honors went to Margot Risner (second soprano) and Jed Bowers (bass), In addition to receiving their 2021 All-Region Choir letter-jacket patch, these fourteen CHCS students will perform in the Region 4 All-Region Choir Concert at Gladewater High School on Saturday, November 6. This formal concert will feature both the middle school and high school region choirs and is open to the public. Admission is free.

    We are so proud of these students for representing our school so well! Go Sentinel Singers!!

  • Congratulations to five CHCS rhetoric choir students who were recently named to the TMEA 2021 All-Region High School Choir. Auditions were held on Saturday, October 9, at Sulphur Springs High School in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Competing on challenging 8-voice music against high school singers from area public and private schools, the following students were named to the Large School Mixed All-Region Choir:

    Christina Burkhalter - 3rd chair, Soprano I Section

    Jackson Darby - 1st chair, Bass I Section

    Clayton Darby - 4th chair, Bass I Section

    Cade Brumit - 2nd chair, Bass II Section                                                                           

    In addition to receiving their 2021 TMEA  All-Region Choir letter-jacket patch, these students will perform in the Region 4 All-Region Choir Concert at Gladewater High School on Saturday, November 6. This formal concert will feature both the high school and middle school region choirs and is open to the public. Admission is free.

    We are so proud of these talented students and wish them the best as they advance to the next level of competition in the TMEA Texas All-State Choir audition process on December 2.

    Go Sentinel Singers!!  

  • The Big Event was a huge success! Thank you to Greg and Mary Peeler for hosting this special event. Thank you to all of those that served on the Big Event committee. We are grateful for the generous donations from our parents and friends. The Big Event closes in the gap that is not covered by our tuition dollars and provides scholarships for families.

  • Our logic soccer team competed with area private schools in the CSAC Championship and won!!!

  • Congratulations to Thomas Carroll, Ian Dunnahoo, Dalton Dugger, Zane Terry, and Jack Walker for a wonderful season and many years of soccer memories made! Thank you for your leadership! You will be missed.

  • The National Honor Society hosted a Pancake Breakfast for the Rhetoric students.

  • Baylor University, Ouachita Baptist University, and Louisiana Tech University visited our 9-12th grade students.

     

     

  • Homecoming was a huge success! Thank you to Sentinel Supporters, Greg and Mary Peeler, and the 9th-grade class!

  • We love our grandparents! Thank you to all the grandparents and special friends that came. We enjoyed celebrating you!