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We Are Cheyenne Mountain...

Cheyenne Mountain High School is located in the shadows of scenic Cheyenne Mountain in the southwest part Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Cheyenne Mountain School District is one of only three districts in the Pikes Peak region that has been "Accredited with Distinction" by the Colorado Department of Education.

NASCSeal_2012_GOLD.jpgRecognized nationally for academic excellence, Cheyenne Mountain High School is a Blue Ribbon School as selected by the U.S. Department of Education. This is a prestigious national award received by only a handful of schools in Colorado.  Additionally, Cheyenne Mountain High School has been a winner of the John Irwin School of Excellence award every year since the award's inception in 2001.

CMHS also excels in athletics and the fine arts, and has won numerous athletic state championships.  Our choral, band, visual art and drama programs are state and nationally recognized, and CMHS is home to the 2011 state champion Science Olympiad team and the 2011 and 2012 state runner-up Science Bowl team.

To view Cheyenne Mountain High School's performance data, click on the link below:

Performance Framework for Cheyenne Mountain High School

To see how Cheyenne Mountain School District compares with the other 177 school districts in the state click the link below:

State Accreditation Report

News and Announcements

PTO MEETING..............

Please join us  Wednesday, November 5th at noon for our monthly PTO meeting. We meet at the District Office conference room, 1775 LaClede St.  We have many opportunities available for you to help. Everyone is welcome.

Immediately following the PTO meeting is the After Prom planning meeting at 1:15pm.  This event is a great way to get involved and have fun at the same time!

Looking forward to seeing you there!


Posted by: Kim Guinaugh
Published: 10/31/14

CMAS TESTING SCHEDULE - November 5th and 6th

Freshman, Sophomore and Junior Classes  (Regular Bell Schedule)     

0 Hour       6:40 - 7:30                                                                    
1st             7:35 - 8:25                                                                   
2nd            8:30 - 9:20                                                                       
3rd            9:25 - 10:25                                                           
4th            10:30 - 11:20

5a             11:25 - 12:15 / 1ST LUNCH                                               
5b             12:20 - 1:10 /  2ND LUNCH                                               
6th             1:15 - 2:05                                                                       
7th             2:10 - 3:00                                                                       


8:15 arrival
Section 1:        8:30 - 9:50
Section 2:     10:00 - 11:20
Lunch           11:20 - 12:20
Section 3:     12:30 - 1:50

Any Senior student who has not completed all 6 testing sections from Wednesday and Thursday is to report directly to the attendance office on Friday, November 7th at 7:30 am to complete testing.  A list of all Senior testing rooms will be posted on the commons window by Friday morning.

Posted by: Kim Guinaugh
Published: 10/29/14

Live Webcast of Hits Night Concert: Wed, Oct 29, 7PM MDT

For friends and family who cannot join us live for our Fall 2014 Hits Night concert, produced by the Cheyenne Mountain Choirs, you can tune in live via the web.  Check our Video Live Feed page:


After the concert, the program will be archived on our Video Archive page:


Posted by: David Williams
Published: 10/27/14


The Cheyenne Mountain High School Band will be hosting legendary Jazz Trombonist Bill Watrous in concert on Tuesday November 4th, 7:00pm in the Lloyd Shaw Auditorium at CMHS.

Bill Watrous is recognized as one of the best trombone and jazz players in the world.

Tickets are available in advance by contacting Jack Yonce (via email), or at the door.  $5 Student and $10 Adults.

Bill will be performing with CMHS Jazz Band 1 for the first half of the concert, then with a professional rhythm section for a more intimate second half.  Money-back guarantee that you will love it!


Bill Watrous:  One of the finest bop-oriented trombonists of the past 30 years, Bill Watrous has had a low profile since moving to Los Angeles in the 1980s despite remaining quite active. Possessor of a beautiful tone and remarkable technique, Watrous has been constantly overlooked in jazz popularity polls of the past two decades. His father was a trombonist and introduced Bill to music. He played in traditional jazz bands as a teenager and studied with Herbie Nichols while in the military. Watrous made his debut with Billy Butterfield, and was one of the trombonists in Kai Winding's groups during 1962-1967. He was a busy New York-based studio musician during the 1960s, working and recording with Quincy Jones, Maynard Ferguson, Johnny Richards, and Woody Herman; playing in the television band for Merv Griffin's show (1965-1968); and working on the staff of CBS (1967- 1969). After playing with the jazzt-rock group Ten Wheel Drive in 1971, Watrous led his own big band (the Manhattan Wildlife Refuge) during 1973- 1977, recording two superb albums for Columbia. After moving to Los Angeles in the late '70s, Watrous continued working in the studios, appearing at jazz parties, playing in local clubs, and leading an occasional big band. He has recorded as a leader for Columbia, Famous Door, Soundwings, GNP Crescendo, and with his late-'90s big band for Double-Time.


Posted by: Kim Guinaugh
Published: 10/27/14


Did You Know?

CMHS has won 84 Athletic State Championships, including 7 in 2010-11, 4 in 2011-12, 5 in 2012-13, 4 in 2013-14!  CMHS consistently wins numerous academic championships and artistic awards each year.


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