The Blueprint

Weatherman & Trojan speaks to science classes

Tracy Luke

May 9, 2014

On Monday April 28, Mr. Bob McLain shared his past and current experiences as a meteorologist to Mr. Huffman's Earth Space classes. Mr. McLain focused on extreme weather events such as tornados and hurricanes. His talk unfortunately...

Sophomore makes CD with band

Tracy Luke

April 28, 2014

Last fall, sophomore Lizzy Raimondi and her group Rising Gravity Experience took off for Nashville, TN and spent four days at the Dark Horse Institute recording their first CD "Disillusioned."  The group recorded five songs to...

Sophomore earns Eagle Scout award

Tracy Luke

March 26, 2014

To earn the Eagle Scout award, young men must complete a project, but that is the last step in a process that takes dedication and commitment. Tim Good, sophomore completed all the elements and was recently honored at St. Matthew Ca...

Valedictorian wins DAR award

Tracy Luke

March 14, 2014

Yesterday, Anna Elcesser, senior,  was awarded first place for her essay regarding American Heritage. Her essay was judged against  seniors from North Central, Park Tudor, University, Cathedral and Brebeuf Jesuit high schools. ...

Liz Gore is honored with 2014 BCHS Senior Medal Award


March 5, 2014

Congratulations to senior Liz Gore, who was announced as the 2014 Bishop Chatard Senior Medal Award winner at the Ash Wednesday Mass. The Bishop Chatard Medal represents the highest award that the school gives to a graduating...

Band Students Earn Honors

Reporter 2014

March 2, 2014

  Update from March 1 weekend: junior flute player Gabriella Benko earned a gold rating and her personal best score at ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble contest. There were three students this weekend that receive...

Sophomore serves in Mexico

Tracy Luke

February 19, 2014

Last week, sophomore Joe Zimmerman and his dad visited Nuevo Progresso to serve the people there. While there, his group donated clothes and built three homes. Zimmerman said, "The most rewarding part of my trip was seeing th...

Brian Hannon earns spot on All-American USA Rugby Team

Reporter 2014

February 18, 2014

From a young age, Brian Hannon, junior, dreamed of making the All-American USA Rugby Team. "Joe Sullivan and Greg Wood ('12 graduates) really got me into it (rugby) and they were on the National Team. I just really worked m...

Choirs shine at contest

Tracy Luke

February 9, 2014

Members of the concert choir and the liturgy choir entered the Indiana State School Music Association contest  Saturday, Feb. 8.They won gold and silver in two different ensembles. Also,  Addy Monger, Kara Koepfer and Charli...

Students earn highest academic honors

Tracy Luke

February 7, 2014

The valedictorian and salutatorians were named at the school-wide Mass Thursday, Feb. 6. Valedictorian - Anna Elcesser Salutatorian (tie) - Claire Etchason and Emma Etchason Top 10% Sam Cavender Alia Chowdry Erin Crone Kyle Doyle Mitc...

Senior makes a difference

Tracy Luke

January 31, 2014

  Once again, senior Claire Helmen has been honored for her work in as she makes blankets to comfort kids who have gone through a traumatic event.  The Indiana Pacers honored Helmen as one of their Hoosier Heroes, a program that honors...

National Catholic Youth Conference — BCHS Students Inspire


November 18, 2013

The National Catholic Youth Conference begins Thursday, Nov. 21-23 at Lucas Oil Stadium, and four of Chatard’s students were chosen in a nationwide search to lead and inspire other teens at the largest high school Catholic gathering...