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CHS JV Girl’s Basketball Team Defeats Washington Academy

The CHS Girl’s JV basketball team defeated Washington Academy 37-30 at Calais this evening. Congratulations to the girls, they put up a great fight and kept going until the very end. (Pictured left, the JV girls make the winning shot as an avid fan cheers on.)

Caught Being Good at CES

Last week’s students at Calais Elementary school that were “caught being good” were Oliver Clark, Cameron Flood, Ethan Barnard, Cameron Harmon, Dillon Craft, Casey McLellan, Avva Cassidy, Maggie O’Rourke, Joshua Sirvet, Hailey Johnson, Autumn Allen, Kayleigh Scott, Bailey O’Rourke, Jonna Travis and Shaylee Moores. Congratulations boys and girls, keep up the good work.

CMHS Hosts Annual Christmas Concert

The Holiday Season is upon us! The month of December is an exciting time in the Calais School Department, as many festive events take place this time of year. One such event is the Christmas Concert hosted by the CMHS Band/Chorus. Those who attended the concert were treated to a wonderful selection of Christmas pieces performed by the band, as well as songs and carols sung by the chorus. Special thanks to the band and chorus as well as Mrs. Proefrock who worked hard to make this performance a success!

Polar Express at CES

On December 6th, Calais Elementary School hosted the annual Polar Express. This holiday event is one of the most popular festive events in the Calais School Department. Those who attended were able to take a ride on the Polar Express itself, as well as make holiday crafts and enjoy snacks in the cafeteria. It was a fun event for all, and thanks to the CES staff and others who worked to make this event possible. (Pictured left are some of the activities set up in the CES cafeteria.)

Pre-Season Basketball Tourneys at CHS


This past weekend the Girls and Boys basketball teams had their pre-season tourneys in the CHS gym. The tourneys were held as a fundraiser for both sports teams. A total of ten different teams each participated in the tourneys. (Pictured left, freshmen Sophia McVicar dribbles down the court for CHS.)

NTHS Induction at SCRTC

On Thursday, November 30th, the St. Croix Regional Technical Center held the induction of its NTHS members. Members of NTHS have been admitted based on their outstanding achievements in school and community. Congratulations to the new members! (Sitting from left to right: Jayda Pellerin, Emma Seelye, Prue Maxwell, Willow Newman, and Kylie Donovan. Standing from left to right: Kale Sapiel, Cassidy Johnson, Haley Donovan, George Townsend, and Megan Hatt.

Homecoming at CHS year’s Homecoming Dance was a big success at Calais High School. Many members of the student body attended and enjoyed the beautiful theme set up by student council. Students who attended were also able to receive pictures and dance/socialize in the gymnasium. (Pictured left are homecoming Queen and King Kendra Parks and Addison Coty

JMG and Stu-Co Sell Wreaths for Hope


On November 17th, the CHS JMG/Student Council started selling wreaths through Wreaths for Hope to raise money for cancer research. Twenty percent of the profit from a customer’s wreath of choice is to be donated to the color ribbon on the customer’s wreath, while another ten percent will go to transportation causes for cancer treatment clinics and hospitals.  The wreaths are a great buy for a great cause! (Pictured left, JMG coach Toby Cole and Student Council adviser Lori Ellis promote the sale of wreaths on public radio.)

Coffee House Big Success at CMHS


On November 16, 2017, the Calais Middle/High School band held the 16th annual Coffee House. This event featured performances from members of both the middle and high school bands, as well as from special guests. It was a big success and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. (Pictured left is Christian Emery who performed on piano at the Coffee House.)

CMHS Receives New Bleachers


As of November, the Calais Middle/High School has received brand new bleachers in its gymnasium. The old wooden bleachers have been taken apart for scrap wood by Mr. Duffy’s Tech Ed class. CMHS is very fortunate to have these new bleachers. They look great!