C-Notes and C7 Perform at the Heritage Festival

Chaminade College Preparatory’s C-Notes performed in the Heritage Festival in Anaheim, California from March 9 to 11. The C-Notes performed at the Rose Center Theater (Westminster) in front of three choral adjudicators. They sang songs in three contrasting choral genres and in three languages, Latin, French and Spanish. Middle school teachers, Kathleen Baucom-Acker and Miguel Solis who helped with pronunciation in French and Spanish.

The C-Notes won first place Gold in the Concert Choir division. Lauren Effertz ’23, solo soprano and Tim Brustinov ’24, boy soprano, were recognized by the judges for their outstanding solo performance and received the Maestro award. Chaminade’s a cappella group C7, directed by Denise Enrique ’20 and Brendan Teehan ’21, earned Gold in the Vocal Jazz division. The C-Notes have been invited to the 2019-2020 National Youth Choir Festival at Carnegie Hall. This is their fifth consecutive invitation.

Choir Director, Kathy Rohrs thanks her colleagues who were practice adjudicators for this festival: John Apablasa, Jen Bader, Heather Eaton, Joe Norton and Mike Russ. She also extends a huge thank you to Charisse Enrique and Jill Teehan for their support and many hours of preparation.

Girls’ Basketball in Regional State Playoffs

Chaminade C -on white- Eagles V2Eagle fans have more Girls’ Basketball to cheer for this week. Chaminade College Preparatory faces Granada Hills Charter High School in round one of the CIF State Division 1 Girls’ Basketball regional playoffs on Wednesday, March 7.

The game will tip off at 7:00 p.m., at Granada Hills Charter High School. Tickets are $9 per adult, and $5 per student/child.

Junior Places 5th at State Wrestling Championship

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photo by: Chaminade Wrestling

At the two-day CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship in Bakersfield, Chaminade College Preparatory’s Erich Osteen ’19 finished in 5th place (220-pounds).  It was a successful end to the junior’s wrestling season.

To qualify for States, Osteen also competed at the CIF-SS Masters Meet, where he finished in 3rd. Osteen previously qualified for Masters during the CIF-SS Boys Individual Championships; there he won the 220-pound division. He is no stranger to post-season wrestling. As a sophomore, Osteen finished in 6th place at Masters, which qualified him for States. At the State championship, he made it to the 5th round.

Join the Chaminade Players for Guys and Dolls

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The Chaminade Players bring a classic Broadway musical to the Marilyn Simon Stage at the Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts (West Hills) this March. Guys and Dolls opens on Friday, March 9 for a six-performance run.

Audiences can see the show on the following dates:

  • Friday, March 9
  • Saturday, March 10
  • Sunday, March 11, 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 16
  • Saturday, March 17
  • Sunday, March 18, 2:00 p.m.

All performances begin at 8:00 p.m., unless indicated otherwise. Tickets are $20 per adult and $15 per student, and may be purchased online.

Girls’ Basketball Moves onto CIF-SS Division 1 Championship


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photo by: Chaminade Student Activities (high school)

With 45 seconds left on the game clock, Chaminade’s Girls’ Basketball team was down 41-44 in their CIF Division 1 semifinal game against Alemany. The Eagles then went on a 7-0 run and pulled out a 48-44 road victory against the Warriors.

The semifinal win puts Chaminade in the CIF-SS Girls’ Basketball Division 1 championship game. They face West Torrance on Saturday, March 3 at the Felix Event Center (Azusa Pacific University). The championship final tips off at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 per adult and $8 per student (high school students must have current high school identification).