Charlestown High School
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Extra-Curricular Activities

Charlestown High School offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities to help students develop skills and interests in non-academic as well as academic areas. No person shall, on the basis of sex, race, religion, or national origin, be excluded from participation. The principal, assistant principal, or Dean of Students may exclude a student from participation if his/her conduct is recognized as being unacceptable.

Transportation: It is the parent’s responsibility to provide transportation home for students participating in after-school activities. Students should be picked up promptly at the times indicated by the sponsor or coach.

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Charlestown Sports

Charlestown High School has state-of-the-art sports facilities and many competitive athletic programs. Known regionally and statewide, Charlestown is a great place to hone in on one’s skills.

Available programs include golf, soccer, football, volleyball, swimming, track, basketball and more.

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Greater Clark’s broadcasting program, which is also offered at CHS, provides opportunities to learn more about careers in that field as well as develop technical skills. However, students learn so much more.

Check out this video to learn more about the program. For more information, contact Melissa Stewart, radio/TV instructor.

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Charlestown Band of Pirates

The Charlestown Band of Pirates offers a wide variety of ensembles for our students to explore music through performance. Students may participate in ensembles both during the school day and in the evenings and may also choose to participate in various enrichment activities throughout the year.

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National Honor Society

Membership in the National Honor Society is by invitation only and is based on these five qualities: scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship, and character. Students selected are inducted into the membership during a special ceremony.

NHS members work to develop leadership skills, provide service to the community, and learn more about college and careers.

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More Activities

There are even more activities students can get involved in, including:

  • Pirate Pals
  • Choir
  • Earth First
  • Scaliwags
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Council
  • Theater
  • Yearbook
Eligibility to Participate in Extracurricular Activities

Academic Requirements (based on grades received at the end of each nine-week grading period)

1. A student must pass all subjects to participate in an interscholastic competition.

2. A student not passing all subjects is on academic probation. While on probation, the student may not compete in interscholastic competition. The probationary period lasts three weeks. If at the end of that time the student is passing the subject he/she failed, probation will be lifted.

3. Initial eligibility for fall sports is dependent on a 7th & 8th-grade student’s grades from the last grading period (4th nine-week grading period) of the previous school year.

1. Students must be present the equivalent of three class periods (135 minutes) of the school day to participate in an extracurricular activity that day.

2. Being tardy to school or absent the day after an extracurricular activity is unacceptable.

3. Any student who wishes to participate in athletics must have on file with the school the required insurance, physical, and cardiovascular forms. These forms must be on file prior to trying out, practicing, or playing in any interscholastic competition and are only valid from April 1st of the previous school year to April 30th of the current school year.

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