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Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SRT. Napier said he uses SRT to check his email to ensure that he does not miss accidents or issues that may have come up in the middle of the school day.

Maintenance staff closes the school year, looks towards future

Pranav Jothirajah May 11, 2021

With the end of the school year a few weeks away, the maintenance staff continues their daily work and responsibilities in finishing the year. However, maintenance worker Fred Napier stated that as a team...

Maintenance staff works through busiest time of year

Pranav Jothirajah March 23, 2021

With the end of the school year looming in the distance, the maintenance staff will enter one of their busiest times of the year, having to deal with spring sports while also making sure the school is...

Senior Myles Embry works on his homework during his lunch period. Embry says he often sees maintenance workers working around the school when walking from lunch to his classes.

Maintenance staff continues day to day activities

Pranav Jothirajah March 23, 2021

As the second semester progresses, the maintenance staff continues its day to day activities in order to create a proper learning environment at CHS. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly...

Maintenance staff continues preparations for spring, sports

Pranav Jothirajah March 14, 2021

As winter nears its end, spring sports are in full swing and additional tasks remain for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly revolve around keeping equipment and...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SRT. Napier said that issues across the building can arise in seconds so it’s important that workers are always ready to deal with them.

Maintenance staff continues preparations for winter, sports

Pranav Jothirajah December 8, 2020

As the first semester nears its end, winter sports are in full swing and additional tasks remain for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly revolve around keeping...

Embry works on his homework during his lunch period. Embry says he often sees maintenance workers working around the school when walking from lunch to his classes.

Maintenance staff ready for COVID-19 affected school year

Pranav Jothirajah November 10, 2020

With the school year starting, the maintenance staff has prepared themselves for a year different than all the rest. Due to COVID,  maintenance worker Fred Napier says the department has changed their...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SSRT. Napier said communication is key in his job as he often gets called up in a moments notice.

Maintenance staff prepares for winter season

Pranav Jothirajah October 28, 2020

With the winter season right around the corner, the maintenance staff has begun to prepare themselves for it. In order to be fully equipped, maintenance worker Fred Napier says the department must take...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier scrolls through work orders on his computer in the maintenance shop. Napier said that not only does the maintenance staff have to deal with big things like salting parking lots, but they also have to keep up with the day to day needs of the school in the form of work orders.

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Lillian He November 17, 2019

The maintenance staff is getting ready for winter. Every year, cold weather brings a multitude of new responsibilities. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, one of the most pressing issues they...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier holds the ladder for another maintenance worker as they fix a light that has gone out in the maintenance shop. This is the same kind of thing they do when teachers submit work orders.

Maintenance staff starts year with football, work orders

Lillian He September 10, 2019

The beginning of the year is one of the busiest times for the maintenance staff according to maintenance worker Fred Napier. Napier said that while they are still wrapping up summer construction, they...

 Maintenance worker Fred Napier fixes a busted spring in a boiler relief valve before it can cause further problems for the school. Napier and the other maintenance workers have a variety of things that they do every day to ensure that CHS runs as smoothly as possible.

Maintenance staff to drain, do additional work on sports fields in preparation for winter

Lillian He October 26, 2018

With the onset of colder weather and the impending end to many of the fall sports seasons, the maintenance staff is getting ready to prepare all the outside sports stadiums and fields for winter. Maintenance...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier checks the pH level of the swimming pool. Throughout the school year Napier had to check the swimming pool every morning, one of several tasks he has to do throughout the school every single day.

Maintenance staff brings out lawn mowers in preparation for summer

May 13, 2018

The maintenance staff has several tasks they need to accomplish in preparation for the end of the school year and the start of the summer holiday. One of the things they are doing is bringing lawnmowers...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier prepares to repaint the wooden boards in the freshman gym. The maintenance staff had to do many little things around the school everyday to keep it in working order.

Maintenance staff to repaint part of freshman gym

April 18, 2018

In the next couple of days, the maintenance staff will be repainting part of the freshman gym. The paint on the ceilings of the two side alcoves has begun to chip off, exposing and cracking the wood underneath....

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