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Croatan High School

Home of the Cougars

#1 Cougar Lane

Newport, NC 28570

               252-393-7022 office                 

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Principal: Kay Zimarino

Croatan High School, a successful community of scholars and leaders, encourages unparalleled student growth through compelling opportunities and innovative use of resources.


An A School, Celebrating a Legacy of Top Academic Performance:
Our purpose is to ensure that our students learn the skills necessary to become life-long learners who are productive members of society.

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In compliance with Federal Law, Carteret County Public Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability. 

Awards Day Bell Schedule

May 24, 2019

(Juniors and Seniors attend the picnic during 3rd and 4th periods.)


First Bell  7:55 AM

Period 1 and transition  8:00 AM –   8:30 AM

Award’s Ceremony  8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Period 1 continued 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Period 2 11:05 AM – 11:50 AM


Period 3 11:55 AM – 1:32 PM

First Lunch: Lunch   11:50 AM – 12:17 PM Class    12:22 PM –   1:32 PM


Last Lunch: Class   11:55 AM – 1:05 PM

Lunch     1:05 PM – 1:32 PM

Period 4   1:37 PM – 2:45 PM

Graduation / Project Grad Info

Please click here to access information for Graduation and Project Graduation!



DUE 5/13


All Graduation Project Forms due by May 17th

Spring 2019 Exam Schedule

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Summer AP/Honors Reading

Info for Rising 9th Graders

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Spring 2019 CHS Highlights

Boys Track takes 2nd in the state.  Congratulations to the following athletes: 

Brendon Hodge took gold in 110 hurdles, gold in 300 hurdles and silver in pole vault. He was named Most Outstanding Athlete in the 2A division.  He was also honored with the Outstanding Sportsmanship Award.

Boys 4x400, Brendon Hodge, Noah Bibus, David Wallis, and Thomas McCabe took the gold

Girls 4x800 Maleia Smith, Kaleigh Smith, Reece Hogan, Courtney Drumm took bronze

Thomas McCabe took silver in the 800 meter 

Nathan Waltrip took 4th in shot, 6th in disc

Claire Loucks took bronze in pole vault

Kaleigh Hanson took 5th in the 800.

Elliott Kleckner took 5th in the 1600,

Girls Soccer dominates Jordan-Matthews to advance to the State Championship Playoff Quarter Finals (5/15)

FFA Officer Team for 2019-20: Liz Priddy (Secretary), Alexa McMillin (President), Jasmine Dowdy (Chaplain), Delanie Dunn (Treasurer), Joe Lewandowski (Sentinel), Pate Strickland (Vice President), Cameron Blackwell (Parliamentarian), Ginnie Collins (Reporter). Not pictured: Devon Statham (Historian) 

Congrats to Gracie Egerton - Accepted into the 2019 Naval Academy Summer STEM Program (5/11)

Boys & Girls Track run away with Regional Champions title (5/11)

Girls Soccer shuts out S. Lenoir to advance to the 3rd round of the state playoffs (5/9)

Congratulations to FFA in the Southeast FFA Regional Rally

Delanie Dunn placed 4th in the region for Prepared Public Speaking.

Jasmine Dowdy placed 3rd for her Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency Award

Justin Christopher represented well in Creed Speaking.

The Forestry team (Alexa McMillin, Kenna Stone, Zack Van Dyke, & Jon Austin White) placed 3rd in the region, advance to states

Agricultural Mechanics Team (Pate Strickland, Cameron Blackwell, Trey Pallotti, & Joe Lewandowski) 1st in the region, advance to states.

Girls Soccer advances to 2nd round of State Playoffs with win over Beddingfield (5/7)

Tennis duo Graham Guthrie and Mason Fails place 3rd in regionals and advance to state finals (5/3)

Congratulations to CHS Vocal Ensemble - competed in Music in the Parks at Busch Gardens Williamsburg - earned a first place superior performance and the overall high school choir award. (5/3)

Congratulations Amanda Waltrip, named Carteret County Schools Classified Employee of the Year (5/2)

Congratulations to Assistant Principal Jay Westbrook, named Carteret County Schools AP of the Year (5/2)

Baseball, Softball, and Soccer make a clean sweep of Lejeune (5/2)

Congratulations Math Team students: top ten placers - Oscar Verrico, Brooklyn Greer, Dakota Gray (5/2)

Tennis easily wins the first round of playoffs (5/1)

Boys & Girls Track dominate at conference track meet (5/1)

JV Baseball and Soccer win over Richlands (4/30)

V Softball knocks off SW Onslow (4/29)

Congratulations Science Olympiad State Competitors: (4/27)

Colten Rodriguez and Noah Shaul - placed 4th among 98 schools in The Sounds of Music 

Jamie Rodriguez and Cora Meno - placed 32 among 98 schools in Disease Detectives

 Congratulations History Club students - Carolina National History Day Competition (4/27)

1st Place Individual Website: Lane Nickson (The Bielski Brothers: Triumphant Successes for a Jewish Community During Tragic Times). Lane will be advancing to the national competition at the University of Maryland in June

Special Award for North Carolina Maritime History: Lilly Mergen, Jocelyn Chiavola, Bethany Stacy, and Peyton Deavers (Group Exhibit on the Beaufort Pirate Invasion)

V Baseball beats Southern Nash (4/22)

A night of wins for Baseball & Soccer (4/18)

Lacrosse finishes regular season with win over West Carteret (4/17)

Graham Guthrie and Mason Fails Tennis Conference Tournament Doubles Champions, Zach Simonette and Brodie Aud finish 3rd in doubles and Noah Shaul finishes in 3rd place for singles (4/16)

Congratulations to Cendall Murray - first place, Kaia Pappas - second place and Gracen Moore - Judges Merit Award in the  Carolina Artist gallery "All Creatures Great and Small" art show. (4/6)

Lacrosse beats Swansboro (4/5)

Girls Soccer clears Richlands (4/4)

JV Baseball rolls past Richlands (4/4)

Varsity Softball out scors Richlands (4/4)

Tennis nets win against East Carteret (4/4)

Lacrosse beats Havelock (4/3)

Tennis halfway to perfect season with win over Richlands (4/3)

Golf  now has 236 shot lead over conference opponents (4/3).  Nathan Watson medalist of the match.

Congratulations to Ona Carlisle, Shelby Wilson, Jenny Antinore and Jamie Antinore - artwork selected for display at the NCAEA Region 2 Art Exhibit at the Onslow County Museum May 13 - May 25 (4/3)

Soccer dominates Pender (4/2)

Golf remains unbeaten.  Nathan Watson medalist (4/1)

Soccer shuts out 7th team this season (3/29)

JV Basseball continues to play strong with win over Trask (3/29)

Tennis serves up win against East Carteret (3/29)


Croatan Key Club Delegation of Quinn Fonner, Patrick Reindl, William Swiber, and Colby Loveless had a big presence at the Carolinas Key Club District Convention.

Patrick Riendl won the talent show with his saxophone rendition 

William Swiber was elected to Lieutenant Governor of Division 18.

Colby Loveless swept his election to become the Governor of the Carolinas District of Key Club International.

Boys Track places 1st in meet (3/28)

JV & V Baseball wallop Pender (3/28)

2nd shutout this week by Girls Soccer (3/28)

Congratulations to FBLA State Leadership Conference competitors: (3/28)

Nathan Watson - Agribusiness - Top 10
Jocelyn Chiavola - Introduction to Business Procedures -  Top 10
Ashton Warren - Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure - 4th 
Chandler Merrell - Personal Finance - Top 10
Reese Hogan & Kennedy Smith - Publication Design - Top 10
Kali Andre, Emma Lane, Alana Smith - Social Media Campaign - Top 10

Tennis defeats SW Onslow (3/27)

Girls Soccer shuts out Lejeune (3/27)

Golf now 24-0 in conference play with a 141 shot lead.  Casey Gibson had lowest round (3/27)

Baseball beats Lejeune (3/26)

Golf remains unbeaten.  William Rueh medals with an 83. (3/25)

Congratulations Speech & Debate:

          Sheila Skrabacz-4th place in Humorous Interpretation & 2nd Alternate National

             Qualifier at Tarheel East District Competition

Science Olympiad Results

1st Place and First Place Overall Winners 

Jamie Rodriguez and Cora Meno: Disease Detectives

Colten Rodriguez and Noah Shaul: Sounds of Music

2nd Place

Sheila Skrabacz and Mariana Ahlquist: Circuit Lab

Jessica Stern and Luke Schneider: Herpetology

Quinn Fonner and Max Buglisi: Wright Stuff

3rd Place

Sheila Skrabacz and Elijah Buckles: Designer Genes

JV Baseball strikes down Dixon (3/22)

Congratulation History Club: National History Day Competition at ECU

1st Place Group Exhibit: Lilly Mergen, Jocelyn Chiavola, Bethany Stacy, and Peyton Deavers (The Beaufort Pirate Invasion)

3rd Place Group Website: Michael Knigge and Gaven Stewart (The Crusades)

3rd Place Individual Website: Lane Nickson (The Bielski Brothers)

Girls Soccer nets win against Dixon (3/22)

V Softball gets another win vs. Dixon (3/22)

Boys Track sprints to 1st against Pender, SW Onslow, and East Carteret (3/21)

Congratulations to Mrs. Robyn Stafford, NC Prostart Teacher of the Year

Golf pulls out another win for CHS (3/20)

JV Baseball & Soccer beat East Carteret (3/19)

Congratulations Math Team: 1st place overall finish among 2A schools, 1st place finish in Math III.

Top 10% Math III: Oscar Verrico and Annmarie Benson

4th place Math III: Dakota Gray 5th place Math III: Brooklyn Greer

Comprehensive division: Declan Miller - Top 10 %

Comprehensive team: 4th place

Tennis defeats West Carteret (3/18)

Golf wins 1st match of season (3/18)

Congratulations Mason Fails, JD News Athlete of the Week

Softball victorious over SW Onslow (3/15)

Soccer shuts out SW Onslow (3/15)

JV Baseball wins again (3/15)

JV Baseball beats Havelock (3/14)

Tennis continues winning streak (3/15)

Congratulations Isaiah Walker - National Silver Medalist in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for his photograph, "Clinging to Existence: One of the Last Bengal Tigers " (3/14)

Congratulations Logan Howard News-Times Athlete of the Week (3/13)

JV Baseball hits homerun against Trask (3/12)

V Softball gets first win of season over Trask (3/12)

Soccer shuts out Trask (3/12)

Tennis racks up another perfect score and beats Jacksonville (3/11)

Soccer nets win over Clinton (3/8)

Tennis shuts outs Swansboro (3/7)

JV Softball finishes strong and beats West Carteret (3/7)

Lacrosse dominates Swansboro (3/7)

Tennis, Baseball & Soccer all victorious (3/6)

Congratulations to Patrick Reindl, 1st chair in both North Carolina All-State Honors Band and All-State Jazz Band. (3/4)

Congratulations to Darien Baldwin, 9th Chair in the North Carolina All-State Honors Band (3/4)

Girls Soccer outscores JH Rose (3/2).

Senior Scholarship

Click Here to access the Google form to report your scholarships to attend college.

Please complete by May 20th.

Click Here to access the google form to report any scholarships that you have received for college. Please complete by May 20th.


Click Here to access the google form to report any scholarships that you have received for college.

Please complete by May 20th.


Click Here to access the google form to report any scholarships that you have received for college.

Please complete by May 20th.

PE Uniform Orders

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For weight lifting uniforms, click here.

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