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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 […]

1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman Announcements

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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Calling all Brawlers- Prepare to Smash It Up!

The first ever Super Smash Bros tournament of Charter’s history is being hosted by the Gamers United club this Friday, November 20th at 2:10 P.M. The tournament will be a friendly competition testing contestants’ skills in ...

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Morning announcements for Thursday, November 19, 2015

ANIMATION NATION: Come join Animation Nation this Friday for some popcorn and Miyazaki movies in Mrs. Lutchi’s room in D123 at 2:15! It’s where charter gets animated! Note: “Miyazaki” is pronounced ̶...

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Three Seniors Jags Sign Their Future

The day senior athletes have been waiting for is finally here!  This past Thursday, November 12th, 2015 three amazing PPCHS athletes signed their letters of intent to attend and compete in college in the Fall of 2016. Softball...


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Putting a Cap on Cancer

Attention Jags! Relay for Life will be hosting Caps for a Cure this Friday. On Friday, November 20th, students have the opportunity to raise money for a good cause while sporting a cool hat. The cost to participate is $1 and st...

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Calling All Artistic Jaguars!

Interested in art or graphic design? Want your creativity to be recognized by all your peers? The Class of 2017 has the competition for you! The junior class is holding PPCHS’s first-ever crewneck sweatshirt design contest fo...

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Red Cross Club Hosts Its First Thanksgiving Drive

PPCHS’ Red Cross Club is hosting its first Thanksgiving Drive this holiday season. The drive is going on now! If any students are looking to participate, they may bring in non-perishable canned goods for the drive. Donations ...


1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman

Morning announcements for Tuesday, November 16, 2015

MATH SCAVANGER HUNT: The deadline for signing up for the Math Scavenger Hunt on December 3 has  been extended until Tuesday Nov 17. Sign up a team of three for $9 in Ms. Guzman’s room, U205. Your math teacher has promise...

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Forte Inspires Journalism Students

On November 12th, a special guest joined Mr. Fagen’s Journalism class for first, second, and fifth hour: Carol Dowd- Forte. Forte did a TED talk at TEDxNSU (Nova Southeastern University), where she got her masters at the age ...

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Bonjour to the PPCHS French Club

With Spanish Honor Society hosting Jag Cup last week and National English Honor Society inducting its first set of members last month, it is now time for another language club to make waves at PPCHS. This Monday, November 16th ...