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Croatan High School

Home of the Cougars

#1 Cougar Lane

Newport, NC 28570

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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. 

Congratulations to Croatan's Employees of the Year!

Teacher - Andrew Gurley

New Teacher - Kalen Perry

Certified - Brittany Hellriegel

Classified - Amanda Waltrip


Congratulations to Robyn Stafford

North Carolina ProStart Teacher of the Year!

Spring 2019 Exam Schedule

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2018 - 2019 CHS Winter Highlights

Justin Jolin places 3rd at Individual State Wrestling Tournament (2/16).

JV Girls and Boys Basketball as well as Varsity Girls Basketball finish regular season with win over Richlands (2/15)

Congratulations Kayley Steele -  Selected for the University of Southern California Provost’s Pre-College Summer Scholarship for Military High School Students (2/15)

Varsity Girls Basketball remains unbeaten in the conference (2/12)

Boys Indoor Track - STATE CHAMPIONS (2/9).  Brendon Hodge named Most Outstanding Athlete.

Girls Indoor Track 3rd in the state (2/9)

Boys Swimming finishes 4th in the State, Girls Swimming finishes 9th in the State (2/9)

Congratulations to State Champions: (2/9)


Lyndsey Reeve - 500 Free

Will Barker - 100 Free, Medley Relay

Jack McCabe, Colby Loveless, Matthew McCrae, Will Barker - Medley Relay

Boys Track:

David Wallis - 55 Dash

Brendan Hodge - 55 Hurdles

Noah Bibus - 500 M

Travis Garner-McGraw, Noah Bibus, Brendan Hodge, David Wallis 4x200

Thomas McCabe, Noah Bibus, Davis Wallis, Brendan Hodge 4x400

Girls Track:

McKenna DeLuca, Reese Hogan, Kaleigh Hanson, Courtney Drumm 4 x 800

Varsity Girls Basketball clinches top spot in conference against Richlands (2/8)

JV Boys & Varsity Girls victorious over Dixon (2/5)

3rd Annual Speech at the Beach draws in students state-wide to compete on the coast (2/2)

       Congratulations to Croatan students

       Heather Blais - 1st Place Champion in Novice Dramatic Interpretation

       Josh Wagner - 3rd Place in Informative Speaking

       Casey Dulaney & Sheila Skrabacz - 6th Place in Duo Interpretation

Wrestling named Dual Team State Championship Runner Up (2/2)

Girls Swimming places 3rd at Regionals, Boys Swimming places 4th at Regionals (2/2)

  • Women's 200 Medley Relay 3rd 
    • Lyndsey Reeve
    • Lydia Domitrovits
    • Tink Neibel
    • MJ Klaumann
  • Men's 200 Medley Relay 1st
    • Will Barker
    • Jack  McCabe
    • Colby Loveless
    • Colby Young
  • Lyndsey Reeve 1st in the 200 and 500 FR
  • Will Barker 1st in the 100 FR and 100 BK
  • Womens 400 FR Relay 2nd
    • Lyndsey Reeve
    • MJ Klaumann
    • Tink Neibel
    • Lydia Domitrovits

JV Boys and Varsity Girls beat East Carteret (2/1)

Wrestling victorious and advances to the Dual Team State Championship Finals (1/31)

Varsity Girls and both JV Basketball teams put up win over Southside (1/30)

Boys' and Girls' Indoor track teams claim top spot in Conference Championship meet (1/30)

Congratulations David Wallis and Reese Hogan, Conference Runners of the Year (1/30)

Wrestling gets past 1st two hurdles on road to State Dual Team Title (1/29)

Varsity Girls outscore another team (1/29)

Congratulations to Tennis Coach Jim Sheehan - Induction in the Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Hall of Fame.

Wrestling takes top honors at Conference Tournament (1/26)

Congratulations to Nathan Waltrip and Walker Gladwell, top wrestlers in Conference Championship (1/26)

V Girls Basketball out shoots Pender, JV teams victorious (1/25)

Congrats Ally Roth, Jacksonville Daily News Athlete Spotlight (1/23)

Wrestling dominates Pender and smartly beats SW Onslow (1/23)

JV Boys and Varsity Girls Basketball beat Trask (1/22)

Congratulations to All-Region Jazz Band students, eligible to audition for the All-State Jazz Band

Patrick Reindl - 1st Chair Alto Sax “A” Band

Darien Baldwin - 2nd Chair Trombone “A” Band

Sara Nelson - Vibraphone “A” Band

Joe Bricker - 1st alternate, Drums

Girls Swimming swims past Washington, Havelock, & Southside (1/19)

Wrestling triumphs over Topsail, Heritage, Richlands, and East Carteret at Dan Varner Duals (1/19)

JV Boys win over Lejeune (1/18)

Congratulations to Young Author State Winner: Bethany Stacy "Why I Dance" 1/18

Congratulations to Scholastic Art & Award Competition winners: 1/17

Isaiah Walker, Clinging To Existence: One Of The Last Bengal Tigers, Gold Key Shelby Wilson, Hope, Gold Key  
Steven Clague, Caffeinated Aroma, Honorable Mention 
Isaiah Walker, Solitary Confinement, Honorable Mention 
Isaiah Walker, Eternal Happiness, Honorable Mention
Isaiah Walker, The Candy Shop Was Closed, Honorable Mention 
Ella Campbell, Liquid Sunshine, Honorable Mention 
Shelby Wilson, Maxwell, Honorable Mention 
Maleia Smith, Seahorse Clay Whistle, Honorable Mention 

V Boys and JV Girls Basketball beat Swansboro (1/9)

Congratulations to all-district band qualifiers: 

9/10 Band
Flute: Noah S- 4th Chair, All-State Eligible,Oboe: Jaylin H- 2nd Chair, All-State Eligible,Clarinet: Josia S- 8th Chair, Zach C- 18th Chair

Alto Sax: Patrick R- 2nd Chair, All-State Eligible, Trumpet: Caden D- 5th Chair, All-State Eligible

Trombone: Darien B- 2nd Chair, All-State Eligible, Calvin H- 5th Chair

11/12 Band
Flute: Shiloh W- 6th Chair, Bassoon: Madison S- 2nd Chair, All-State Eligible, Tuba: Charlie T- 2nd Chair, All-State Eligible, Evan F- 6th Chair

Justin Joplin takes 1st, Nathan Waltrip, Max Buglisi take 2nd at Boneyard Bash (1/12)

Basketball makes clean sweep of Dixon (1/11)

JV Boys and V Girls Basketball out shoot East Carteret (1/8)

Wrestling nabs win over Lejeune & Trask (1/8)

FBLA Regional Competitive Event Winners:

Social Media Recognition Testing Top 10

Bethany Stacy, Ashton Warren, Lauren Ramos,Jocelyn Chiavola

Business Communication Event

Bethany Stacy – 2nd

Introduction to Business Procedures Event

Jocelyn Chiavola – 1st   Lauren Ramos – 2nd

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure Event

 Ashton Warren – 2nd

Word Processing Event

 Grace Coffey – 4th

Spirit Event - Cheer Chant Event


Kali Andre, Alana Smith, Emma Lane

V Boys Basketball beats Trask(12/21)

Wrestling takes win over Richlands and Dixon (1/2)

Swimming makes a splash with win (12/19)

Men's & Women's Swim teams take first in meet (12/19)

Congratulations to District 2 DECA Regionals: SEM Marketing Individual Role Play, Event and Testing, Owen McCabe placed 3rd overall and Connor McLeod placed in the top 5 overall. (12/18)

Boys Basketball sweeps Lejeune (12/18)

Wrestling dominates East Carteret (12/18)

Congratulations Girls 4x9 Relay 3rd place in Winston Salem Indoor Track Meet (12/15)

Congratulations Boys 4x4 Relay 1st place, Elliott Kelckner 3rd place 3200, and Brendon Hodge 3rd place pole vault  in Winston Salem Indoor Track Meet (12/15)

V Girls Basketball continues winning streak (12/14)

Track sprints to win (12/12)

Swimming takes 1st (12/12)

Congratulations to Bethany Stacy, winner in the Young Authors Writing Contest 12/12

Congratulations Delaney Padgett - Volleyball 1st team all area, Natalie Show and Kelly Hagerty 2nd team all area

Congratulations to Volleyball Coach Erica Heimforth, named Coach of the Year 12/12

Wrestling takes down Swansboro (12/10)

Indoor Track Boys 4x4 1st place, Boys 4x2 2nd place, Elliott Kleckner 2nd place 3200m, Girls 4x800 1st place (12/8)

Congratulations to Beast of the East Medal Winners:  1st Place:  Nathan Waltrip, Anthony Marello, and Justin Jolin,  2nd Place:  Max Buglisi and Jacob Caldwell, 3rd Place:  Walker Gladwell, and 4th Place:  Luke Walker and Dakota Gray

Wrestling clinches Beast of the East Title (12/8)

JV, V Girls, and V Boys Basketball win over Southside (12/7)

JV & V Girls Basketball top West Carteret (12/4)

Wrestling takes down Corinth Holders, Havelock, and Washington (12/4)

Wrestling places 3 at Swiss Bear (12/1)

JV & V Girls and JV Boys Basketball net wins over Swansboro (11/30)

Spring 2019 CHS Highlights

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)

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).

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