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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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Key Club Pancake Breakfast is Back!

It’s that time of year again! PPCHS’s Kiwanis Key Club will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast this Sunday, November 15th. The event will take place in the cafeteria from 10 am to 2 pm. Tickets for admission into the...

2 Lady Jags

Lady Jags Basketball Team Will Bounce Back

The Lady Jags took their own home court last night, November 12th, in eager to get another win. The game was played at 7pm vs Everglades High school, with Charter’s home court advantage. Starting lineup consisted of 5 anxious...

1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman

Morning announcements for Friday, November 13, 2015

PEER COUNSELOR: Attention all sophomores, juniors, and seniors! If you want to mentor, tutor, and counsel middle schoolers at our Academic Village Middle School, apply to be a peer counselor.  Applications can be found in the ...



An Epic Life Begins

There’s a new member to welcome into the Charter family. On November 5th, 2015 at 11:49pm, assistant principal Mrs. Battle welcomed her new baby boy, Epic Battle, into the world. At seven pounds seven ounces and 18 ½ inches,...

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Drumroll Please!

One of the most interesting and electrifying parts of any band is seeing the musical performance and hearing the beat of the drums.  At PPCHS we have just that, an amazing Drum Line! The Drum Line consists of all grades, fresh...

1 morning announcements-Joshua Alleman

Morning announcements for Thursday, November 12, 2015

ISC: Attention all club and class presidents! Our next ISC (Interschool Student Council) Meeting will be held on November 12, 2015 at 2:10pm in U113. ANIMATION NATION: Come join Animation Nation tomorrow for Karaoke in Mrs. Lut...


5 Magic kingdom

Sophomore Dreams Come True at Magic Kingdom

On Friday, November 6th, 2015, the Class of 2018 ventured out to achieve their dreams at the happiest place on Earth- Magic Kingdom. At promptly 5:30 am, the sophomore class boarded their buses and took a 4 hour drive to Orland...

3 Yankee Fundrasier - Sydney

Burn a Candle, Not a Hole Through Your Wallet

It’s that time of the year again! The annual Yankee Candle fundraiser for Student Councils has returned. This fundraiser is going on from now until this Friday, November 13th, when orders are due. Juniors can go to Ms. Hyacin...

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Grad Bash Price is Set!

If you have turned in the grad bash deposit, it is time to turn in the rest of your money! The total cost of the trip will be $185, so factoring in the deposit, attendees only owe a total $125 by Friday, January 29th. The money...