Apply Now for Scholarships!

Scholarship applications have been posted for the C-H Class of '18. The deadline to submit the application is March 15, 2018. Please share with any CH Seniors and parents!

Six scholarships will be awarded by the Bucks for Bucs Educational Foundation, including one to a graduating senior who has volunteered for the Foundation.

In addition, several private donors have already committed to funding the following scholarships: Boys' Varsity Soccer Boosters Scholarship; Girls' Varsity Soccer Boosters Scholarship; the Mobley Family's Dignity of Life Scholarship; The South Hills Toyota and Washington Auto Mall Reliability Scholarship (for the Senior with the best attendance in High School); the Jason Faure Memorial Scholarship (for a Student interested in vo-tech); The Robert P. Stinespring Scholarship (for a Senior Wrestler); The Susan Giles Stonebraker Scholarship (for a Senior pursuing a career in education). We expect additional privately-funded scholarships to become available as well.

Register Now! April 14, 2018 Bucks for Bucs 5k Race and Fun Walk

The Bucks for Bucs 5K Race and Fun Walk offers three great events. First, at 8:30 am sharp the Chartiers-Houston Kids of Steel will participate in a 1-mile race on the stadium track. Next, the 5k race begins promptly at 9:00 am at the Chartiers-Houston High School stadium behind the home bleachers. The course runs through a safe, quiet residential neighborhood with rolling hills. The race ends back at the stadium with 300 meters on the stadium track! Finally, the 1 Mile Fun Walk will begin a few minutes after the start of the 5K. 

The event includes pre- and post-race food and drink for all competitors as well as a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction. Register by April 1, 2018 to guarantee your dry fit-style race shirt and goodie bag. Arrive at least 30 minutes before your event. Check-in begins at 7:00 am in the Field House, which is the large athletic center located behind the High School, adjacent to the stadium.

You can register on-line or by filling out and mailing in this form.

Scholarships Awarded to Class of 2017

The Bucks for Bucs Educational Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded scholarships to the following 2017 graduates of Chartiers-Houston High School.

Lloyd Salsberry Scholarship and
Sanctity of Human Life Scholarship
Ryan Anthony James

South Hills Toyota Reliability Scholarship and
Schweinebraten Bus Company Scholarship
Spencer Kelly Terling

Robert Stinespring Memorial Scholarship
Jacob J Ognibene

CH Girls Varsity Soccer Boosters Scholarship and Schweinebraten Bus Company Scholarship
Erin Marie James

Range Resources Scholarship
Tyler M Evans

Range Resources Scholarship
Jacob McCabe Cavallo

Chartiers-Houston School District Central Office Scholarship
Harlan Lee Shober

Sarah Porcaro Memorial Scholarship
Hunter Leigh Saieva

Bucks for Bucs Foundation Scholarship
Robert John Collins

Bucks for Bucs Foundation Volunteer Scholarship
Matthew Stephen Cimino

We extend a heartfelt thanks to all of our scholarship sponsors - the Tony & Emma Mobley Family, South Hills Toyota, Schweinebraten Bus Company, the Girls Varsity Soccer Boosters, Range Resources, the School District Central Office, the Estate of Sarah Porcaro - and to all of you in our community who help raise funds through our Spirit Wear Sale, 5k Race and Fun Walk, and the elementary school Sports Camp.

Congratulations to the entire 2017 graduating class of Chartiers-Houston High School!

Register for the April 8, 2017 Bucks for Bucs 5k Race and Fun Walk

The Bucks for Bucs 5K Race and Fun Walk begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. (arrive by 8:30 to sign in at the Senior High Gym or "Field House") and ends at the Chartiers-Houston High School stadium. The course runs through a safe, quiet residential neighborhood with rolling hills. The race ends back at the stadium with 300 meters on the stadium track! The 1 Mile Fun Walk will start a few minutes after the start of the 5K. The event also includes pre- and post-race food and drink for competitors as well as a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction. Register by March 22, 2017 to guarantee your dry fit-style race shirt and goodie bag.

You can register on-line or by using this form 

 

Seeking Volunteers!

The Bucks for Bucs Educational Foundation, Inc. is seeking to fill the following volunteer positions. We have a core group of committed volunteers who will assist you and be there to answer any questions that may come up. We try to keep in-person meetings to a minimum as we know everyone is busy enough already! Most planning and communication can be done by emails or texts.

Scholarship Selection Coordinator – 1 opening - this individual will organize the scholarship selection process, including coordinating with the High School guidance office, staffing the Scholarship Selection Committee with eligible individuals (e.g., without any ties to members of the current graduating class), communicating with the Scholarship Selection Committee, and holding the Scholarship Selection Meeting. This person can be a voting member of the Scholarship Selection Committee, if eligible.

Race Coordinator – 1 or 2 openings - this individual or individuals will work closely with the Race Director, Justin Gavazzi (H.S. Cross Country Coach), to plan the Annual Bucks for Bucs 5k Race and Fun walk. Activities include obtaining permission to use the High School facilities, promoting the race, obtaining race sponsors, recruiting volunteers, setting up for the race, and working at the race on race day including registration table, raffles, and snack table. (Note that the Race Director is responsible for setting up the course, obtaining the race shirts, handling registrations both online and by paper, obtaining the timing company, and obtaining police approval). The 2017 race will be held in April or May.

Sports Camp Coordinator – 1 or 2 openings - this individual or individuals must have clearances and will work closely with the Sports Camp Director, Chuck Kloes (Elementary School Phys. Ed instructor), to plan the annual Bucks for Bucs Elementary Sports Camp. Activities including coordinating with the school administration, coordinating with the PFO’s summer camp (if applicable), promoting the camp, recruiting volunteers, obtaining a volunteer photographer, managing advance registration, obtaining snack donations, working on site at the camp each morning of the 4-day camp to register and dismiss children, hiring a nurse to be on site each day, and signing in volunteers. (Note that the Sports Camp Director, is responsible for setting up and conducting the actual sports camp activities.) The 2017 Sports Camp will be held in mid- to late- June.

Spirit Wear Coordinator – 1 or 2 openings – this individual will select the vendor and merchandise beginning in the summer with the Spirit Wear sale beginning in September, promote the sale, work at the Bucks for Bucs table at the Elementary School Open House to sell items, communicate with customers and the vendor, and ensure delivery to customers.

Educational Grant Coordinator – 1 opening – this individual will work closely with the officers and directors to launch an educational grant application process under which Bucks for Bucs will provide educational grants support educational programs within our school district. This is a new endeavor for our organization, and we are looking for someone who has the energy and creativity to make it a success!

Communications Coordinator – 1 opening – this individual will work closely with the Secretary and be responsible for the communications of the organization including the following: write and publish the newsletter, assist other members of the organization in promoting fundraisers, send out email communications to the mailing list using Vertical Response, maintain the bucksforbucs.org website using SquareSpace, and manage the Bucks for Bucs Facebook page.

If you have questions, please email bucksforbucs@gmail.com.