Bill Thomas, the principal when CVHS started, has written a short history of the early years, including what it took to open the doors that first September, how a bunch of sophomores wowed the athletic league, and who made it happen. Click here to read it. Thank you, Dr. Thomas. We had no idea what went on behind the scenes. It seemed to work pretty smoothly from our point of view. If you want to write to Dr. Thomas, his e-mail address is