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5 Happy Thanksgiving Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving from The C.H.A.T.!

As the two-day week comes to a close, we encourage you to spend quality time with your family, be productive, and have fun over the five-day holiday break. The CHAT Newspaper Staff wishes you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving. Be safe. Be kind. Be grateful. Don’t forget to savor all the food! School […]

4 charter landmark Announcements

Laurent Digitalizes Charter Landmark into Geofilter

When students take photos on Snapchat, they often like to add filters or geofilters. Geofilters are “special overlays for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations” (snapchat.com). Junior Natalie Laurent created the first ever PPCHS geofilter. The filter shows the fountain seen at the center campus with the words ‘Pines Charter High’ written […]

3 winter fantasy Announcements

Winter Fantasy is Just Around the Corner

Winter Fantasy is almost here! The annual Winter Fantasy features the Fine Arts Department’s students in Art, Band, Dance and Drama in PPCHS, with more than 200 students in the production. The show is Thursday, December 10th in the River of Grass (ROG) Auditorium at 7 pm. Tickets are already on sale in the cafeteria […]

2 ivy Announcements

Learning the Ways of an Ivy Education

From November 4th -7th, 2015, nine PPCHS students went on the first ever Ivy League College Tour with King’s College Tours. On Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., the students with Ms. Perez left for New York. The universities that the students visited were Brown, Columbia, Harvard, New York University, Princeton, and Yale. A tour guide would […]

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Morning announcements for Tuesday, November 24, 2015

DECEMBER DUNK: SGA will be hosting a basketball tournament, “December Dunk”, on December 7th, at 2:30 in our very own gym! Teams of 5 may begin to sign up everyday during A & B lunches. The tournament will only host 8 teams, so don’t miss your chance! Cost per team will be $15 ( $3 […]

5 Emily Reyneri Announcements

Emily Reyneri-A Hero of Charter

Poinciana Park Elementary School in Liberty City has gone from a dreary school devoid of creativity to place where children express their passion for art and this is all due to junior Emily Reyneri.  Reyneri has planned to create either a mosaic mural of either the cougar, the school’s mascot or an educational quote with […]

4 Biomes Announcements

A Tour of the Biomes

Through the walls of S building, students may have been confused as to the sudden decoration of the walls. AP Environmental Science (APES) students were assigned the project of creating a biome in their designated section of the hallway. Biomes included tundra, temperate deciduous forest, tropical savanna, tropical rain forest, coastal wetlands, mangroves, and a […]

3 Buy a Yearbook Announcements

Buy a Yearbook to Save Memories Forever

Last week, The C.H.A.T. video staff made a video advertisment to help The Prowler Yearbook advertise this year’s edition of the Yearbook. The video shares that this is the best time to buy it. If any student buys a yearbook before Thanksgiving, he or she will be entered into possibly win an iPad Mini. Yearbooks […]

2 Dime Dash Announcements

Don’t Delay. Donate to Dime Dash!

SGA will be hosting a fundraiser on Friday, December 11th to raise money for Honor Flight, an organization that sends WWII veterans to see their memorial in Washington D.C. at no expense.  During homeroom, each class will have 2 minutes to collect as much money as they can from the students. The homeroom class with […]


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The Bobcats steal a win from the Jags

At around 7 o’clock the West Broward baseball team stepped off the bus in uniforms as black as the night sky. Already waiting on the field were the PPCHS Jaguars anxious to start tournament play. As both teams warmed up, fans...

1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman

Morning announcements for Wednesday, November 13, 2013

PPCHS Dance Benefit: Come out and support your PPCHS dance teams at this year’s dance benefit held on tomorrow, November 14th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 and will be sold during both lunches and in room D110. Spanish Honor...

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Key Club’s Pancake Breakfast produces a fluffy success

On Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 10 a.m., students and families alike filed into the PPCHS cafeteria to enjoy the much anticipated annual event. Every year, Key Club arranges a pancake breakfast for all of the Charter Family to ...



SGA packages their gratitude to veterans

On November 11th, 2013, while every other Charter student enjoyed their Monday off, our student leaders were venturing out to Downtown Miami. At 9 a.m., a handful of Pines Charter’s Student Government board members met up wit...

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Jags fall in first game of fall tournament

In their first game of the Fall Baseball Classic, the PPCHS varsity baseball team lost to the University Suns 2-1. Senior pitcher Danny Melgarejo went five strong innings allowing just two runs. Junior pitcher Anthony Garcia fo...

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The girls JV soccer team dominates

This past Saturday, the girls JV soccer team cruised into two blowout wins in a doubleheader. All the girls were well prepared and anxious to get on the field for the first time this season. The first game was against Nova. The...


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Sweet taste of Relay

As of today, Relay for Life has begun selling tickets for Sweet Taste of Relay. Throughout the event, people will be able to sample sweet treats from over a dozen local establishments such as bakeries and other small restaurant...

1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman

Morning announcements for Tuesday, November 12, 2013

PPCHS Dance Benefit: Come out and support your PPCHS dance teams at this year’s dance benefit held on Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 and will be sold during both lunches and in room D110. Spanish Honor...

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The newspaper sees new editors

November 8th, 2013 marks a change for the newspaper classes; there has been a change in editors. Taking over Chatter Daily News will be sophomore Maria Bozo. The position was handed down from senior Melissa Sullivan, who has fu...