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Quite the Variety

Last month, we wrote about Colchester High School’s upcoming first-ever Variety Night … and here is some evidence of the recent event!

Science teacher Chris Lang, student Tom Condon, and science teacher Dusty Scheuch served as MCs
Science teacher Chris Lang, student Tom Condon, and science teacher Dusty Scheuch served as MCs (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)
Freshmen Mario Houle and Alana Plumb with members of their class
Freshmen Mario Houle and Alana Plumb with members of their class (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)
Sophomore Patrick LaCroix and members of his class
Sophomore Patrick LaCroix and members of his class (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)

About 130 students participated.

Juniors Alison Pilcher and Steven Sonntag
Juniors Alison Pilcher and Steven Sonntag (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)
Senior John Blake and members of his class
Senior John Blake and members of his class (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)

Three judges scored the skits based on a number of criteria—including set, costumes, dance, music, organization, and so on—and scores were tallied to determined the overall winners. Individual awards were collaboratively decided by the judges.

Teacher and co-organizer Aimee deLaricheliere
Teacher and co-organizer Aimee deLaricheliere (Photo credit: Paul Lamontagne, http://www.vtsportsimages.com)

And the winners are …

1st Place Skit—Grade 11
2nd Place Skit—Grade 10
Best Actor—Ninth-grader Mario Houle
Best Dance—Grade 11’s “The Numa Numa Dance”
Best Set—Grade 12
Best Participation—Grade 12
Judges’ Choice Award—Ninth-grader Katie Pierson
Judges’ Choice Award—Tenth-grader Nate Hoffmann

Thanks to everyone who participated, and thanks to all of the community members who attended the performances!

And if you haven’t seen the video of the 2012 CHS faculty flash mob (which has been seen nearly 19,000 times!), it’s worth a look; please click here to watch it. As we’ve discussed before, working hard to improve school climates has important, far-reaching implications for entire communities.

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