CORDOVA HIGH SCHOOL
1800 Berryhill Road
Cordova, TN 38016
Main Office: 416-4540
School Fax: 416-4545
Barton Thorne, Principal
Mary DeGruy, Vice Principal
LaToya S. Cameron Memorial Scholarship
As you already know, LaToya S. Cameron was a long-time school counselor and former teacher at Cordova High School. A scholarship in the amount of $1000 has been created in her memory.
Scholarship Amount: $1000
Application Link: https://www.lscfdn.org/application
Application Deadline: April 5, 2021
Congrats, Engineering Students!
As part of National STEM Day, the University of Memphis Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter sponsored the Innov8 Distracted Driving Challenge Competition.
Three of the high school teams were from Cordova High School. Congratulations, to the following students:
Principles of Engineering & Technology (1st year): Jheremy Hussey
Engineering Design I (2nd year): Deven Greene
Engineering Design II (3rd year): Amarion Cunigan, Cameron Lively, Christopher Mickens, Tahliyah Zuniga
HBCU Virtual College Fair -March 9, 2021
Join us for our HBCU Virtual College Fair, March 9, 2021. Students should register in the HBCU database by going to www.HBCUcollegefairreg.com Follow the instructions below for registration. Please read the HBCU Foundation PowerPoint for more information.
Congratulations Ms. Brick, Educator of the Week!
Congratulations to Ms. Brick! She was nominated by a parent for Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. The parent commented, The teacher and her helpers go above and beyond to ensure the children in her class have everything they need and so much more. She brings so much joy to the kids. Ms. Brick has even made it a point to visit each one of her kids from her vehicle because she misses them a great deal. To hear more about Ms. Brick, her students and the parent's comment go to Educator of the Week .
Congratulations, to our HOSA students and their teachers!
Congratulations to the students who competed virtually with Tennessee HOSA for regionals. We are so proud of all of the students who gave it their all. They following students will move on to state competition.
Xavier Monger 4th place Cultural Diversities and Disparities
Xiaolei Wu 2nd Place Medical Assisting
Andrew Dear 2nd Place Physical Therapy
Ta'Nala Lance 4th place Medical Spelling
Kira Stevenson Advanced Level Healthcare Issues Exam
Students are you looking for work?
Gameday Baseball and USA Stadium are gearing up for baseball season! Each spring, summer, and fall, we are pleased to hire high school and college students to work a variety of positions such as, concessions, gate, grounds crew, and score-keeping. Earn spending money while practicing public relations skills. For more information contact Josh Graves at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations, to our DECA students and their teachers!The following DECA members have made it to DECA State Competition. We are so proud of them. We had higher scores this year than we have had in the last couple.Tevin Wooten - 1st Place - EntrepreneurshipAhmad Al-sadoun/Shima Abdulhakim - 2nd Place - Marketing ManagementJazmene Chatman - 2nd Place - Retail MerchandisingXavier Monger - 2nd Place - Personal FinanceCaniya Fox - 3rd Place - Business Services MarketingRobert Brown - 4th Place - Principles of Business ManagementSteven Conrad/Jada LeFlore - 4th Place - Sports and Entertainment Marketing
LAPTOP TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS
Parents and Students-Do you need technical support for your laptops?
Parents and students, if you're having technical issues with your laptops, please send an email to CordovaHSdevicehelp@scsk12.org or email@example.com for device support! New students and students with broken devices will call Ms. Wooten or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The CHS Library Media Center provides a variety of resources to teachers and students. The library offers materials in a variety of formats: more than 27,000 books, over 15 periodicals, daily newspapers, online databases, and over 1600 audio visual materials including e-books and digital audio books.
IN THE NEWS
Black History Month Celebrating, "The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity",Cordova High School celebrates Black History Month 2021 with the national theme "The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity." We will have a virtual program during flex period on Friday, February 26th. Our program will include a video montage of Wolfpack family photos. All students, faculty/staff, and their families are asked to email one school-appropriate family photo to email@example.com (Lisa Bennett, PLC Coach/Title I Coordinator). Photos will only be used for this in-house virtual video program.Students must have an SCS media release form on file for their photos to be included in the video. Family photos can be formal/informal, silly/serious, or professional/amateur (must be school-appropriate). We just want to ensure that our virtual Black History Month program celebrates and represents the diversity and identities of all of our Wolfpack families. Please contact Ms. Bennett (Black History Month Coordinator) at firstname.lastname@example.org or (731) 410-7126 if you have questions.
Regions Riding Forward Essay Contest
Submit a story about a Black American who has served as an inspiration. That essay can then lead to a $3,500 or $5,000 college scholarship.
Here’s how the contest works:
- Now through March 31, high school seniors and undergraduate college freshmen, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to submit 500-word essays honoring a Black American who has been an inspiration in the applicant’s life.
- Essays will be judged by an independent panel, with winners announced by Regions later this summer. Winning essays will also be published on regions.com.
- Scholarships will include a total of 15 awards of $5,000 each for high school winners and 15 awards of $3,500 each for winners who are currently enrolled as college students.
- One high school winner and one college winner will be selected from each of the 15 states served by Regions branches.
Information, rules and entry forms more can be found on www.regions.com/ridingforward.
Memphis Soul Prize Poetry Contest
The 2021 Memphis Soul Prize poetry contest will be held February 16th-26th. Students will have one week to write poems about Memphis (Feb. 16th-19th). Voting will take place the following week. We will select one finalist from Cordova High School to compete with other schools. How do I participate? This year's theme is HOPE. Write a poem about Memphis. Email email@example.com ASAP for more information.
CHS Choir Winners for All Southwest Tennessee Junior Choir and All-State Honor Choir!Congratulations to the following Ensemble winners for the All-Southwest Tennessee Junior High Choir:Natalya Crosby- 6th chair 1st SopranoEric Marston- 9th chair 1st TenorJared Wright- 2nd chair Bass 2Congratulations to members of the advanced Chamber Singers who auditioned for the All-State Honor choir:1st Soprano9 Chair SSAA- Elise Golden 3 in sight reading5th Alternate- Ariel Peoples 3 in sight reading2nd Soprano4th Chair SATB- Kayla Prather- 5 in sight reading9th Chair SSAA- Christal Harris- 4 in sight reading1st Alto1st Alternate- Davaja Rivers- 5 in sight reading2nd Alto9th Chair SSAA- Raimiah Saulsberry- 4 in sight reading1st Tenor3rd Chair SATB- Brian Lacey- 4 in sight reading3rd Chair TTBB- Antonio Hardin- 5 in sight reading4th Chair SATB- Beldon Partson- 5 in sight reading6th Chair- TTBB- Derrick Dotson- 3 in sight reading5th Alternate- Kofi Banning2nd Tenor5th Chair SATB- Dantrel Taylor- 5 in sight reading5th Chair TTBB- Camren Jones1st Alternate- Kaivon Jeems- 5 in sight reading1st Bass2nd Chair SATB- Benjamin Nguyen- 5 in sight reading5th Chair SATB- Cameron Rodgers- 5 in sight reading2nd Bass4th Chair TTBB- Turell Tate- 5 in sight reading3rd Alternate- Unzell Heard
Respect the elders.
Teach the young.
Cooperate with the pack.
Play when you can.
Hunt when you must.
Rest in between.
Share your affections.
Voice your feelings.
Leave your mark!