The Blueprint

Daily Announcements

 

  • Official girls basketball season starts Monday, October 21st.
    All sophomores through seniors will practice together. All freshmen will practice together after the Varsity/JV practice.
    Times are TBA. Please see Coach Fisher for more information.
    [email protected]
  • The wrestling team will be hosting an open mat this Thursday October 17th from 6pm-7pm in the auxiliary gym. This event is open to anyone interested in wrestling this season.  Junior High students are welcome.
  • Rugby Team callout, Thursday October 24th at 11am in the main gym.
  • Improv Team Tryouts: Any students interested in trying out for the Bishop Chatard Improv Team are welcome to come to our optional tryout workshops and one of our scheduled tryouts!  Students will be invited to come to callbacks.
    Workshop #1 10/15 – 4:45-6:30pm (Kyle Guyton Theatre)
    Workshop #2 10/17 -3:30-5:00pm (Kyle Guyton Theatre)
    Tryout #1 10/29 – 3:30-5:00 (Kyle Guyton Theatre)
    Tryout #2 10/30 – 3:30-5:00 (Kyle Guyton Theatre)
    Callbacks 11/1 2:30-4:00 (Kyle Guyton Theatre)
    If you have any questions please contact Mr. Mayer –[email protected]
  • The National Honor Society is doing a collection drive for a community in the Dominican Republic from October 15-22. All are welcome to donate! We encourage you to donate items that you already own or go to the clearance section. There will be drop-off locations by BCHS entrances as well as on the third floor.  If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or[email protected] . Thank you for all your help!
  • SWIM/DIVE TEAM MEETING
    Swim/Dive Team & Parent Meeting is Thursday October 17th at 6:30pm in the school cafeteria.  We will have suit sizing and you will have a chance to purchase needed equipment during the meeting. Plan to pay for practice pack etc at the meeting.  All parents whose kids attended the call out meeting should have received an email with information about the upcoming season. If you did not receive the email or have any questions/concerns please contact Anne Hurley [email protected].
  • The October Senior College Counseling Newsletter is available at https://counseling.bishopchatard.org/october-senior-college-counseling-newsletter/. Check these items off your to-do list in order to receive maximum consideration for admission and scholarships at the institutions of your choice.
  • All current members of the Spanish National Honor Society should meet during Seminar C on Friday, October 18th in Room 317.
  • Reserved seating tickets for the fall play are now on sale!  Here is the link: https://www.bishopchatard.org/arts/tickets/
  • Local college fairs offer a great chance for families to learn more about colleges and universities nationwide. Mark your calendar and plan to attend as your schedule allows. Before attending, it’s best to make your fair experience better by registering at https://app.strivescan.com/students.
    Fair, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Crispus Attucks High School
    October 22: NACAC Indianapolis National Visual & Performing Arts Fair, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Butler University
    March 9: Greater Indianapolis Southside Fair, 6:30-8:00 PM, University of Indianapolis
    March 10: Northeast Indianapolis College Fair, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Lawrence North High School
    March 11: Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair, 6:00-8:00 PM, Grand Park Event Center – Westfield
  • Counselors will be distributing Learn More student guides to all freshmen & sophomores, and IN Next guides to juniors & seniors this week.  These valuable guides contain pertinent information about high school, the college search, financial aid, and career exploration.  Parents and students can also access learnmoreindiana.org for related resources from the Indiana Dept. of Education and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. All students in grades 9-11 will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16.  Although this test is not required, it is a tremendous opportunity to practice the SAT.  It is paid for by the state of Indiana.  Juniors can qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program by attaining high scores (details in student guides).  Please do not schedule doctor or dentist appointments for your students at this time.  Students will be dismissed for the day around 11:30. PSAT student guides will be distributed to sophomores and juniors in preparation for the PSAT.  Freshmen will be taking the PSAT 8/9; online information is at collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-8-9/inside-the-test (no student booklets).
    Please note that students have specific BCHS instructions for creating their College Board accounts in Canvas – set up their accounts using these instructions to avoid making conflicting or duplicate accounts. We will also be offering the SAT on October 16 for Seniors only, who have been emailed specifics by Mr. Reilly.
  • Upcoming Alumni Career Lunch: Mike Jansen (‘81) will be joining us on November 20 during all lunch periods in the St. Benedict Center Conference Room. Mr. Jansen is a video producer, voice talent, and stadium announcer for the Indianapolis Colts. Students are asked to sign up if they are able to attend during their regularly scheduled lunch period. Students will not miss any class. Lunch will be provided.
  • Applications for the Senior Directed One-Acts is now available. Seniors wishing to direct a one-act play need to complete the application by Friday, October 4.Auditions to perform in the one-act plays will be heldTuesday, October 29 with the performances taking place in the Kyle Guyton Theatre on Saturday, December 7. Please find the application online or see Mr. Cockrum to get a paper application.
  • Altar server and mass reader sign ups are available! Click here to sign up! No experience necessary. If you have already signed up, you do not need to again.
  • Exploring” is a unique career exploration program that provides students with opportunities to learn about a wide variety of career fields and network with professionals already working in those fields.  Local partner businesses and organizations initiate Explorer “Posts,” ongoing regularly scheduled classes/interactive programs, by matching their staff and program resources to the interests of young people, and provide hands-on and interactive character and career activities facilitated by career professionals.  BCHS students may receive invitations (via email or US mail) to Explorer Post open houses based on a questionnaire they took last spring.  Find information about the program and Posts at www.CentralIndianaExploring.org.
  • Sign up sheets for school mass positions are available outside of campus ministry or at this link. No experience necessary. You can earn service hours as an altar server, or if you help with Mass set up or chair crew.
  • College rep meetings for sophomores, juniors, and seniors are here! For info on how to register & our school policies for rep meetings, visit this link. For a list of colleges, click here.
  • Senior college infohere.
  • Study Tables provide a quiet work environment for students before and after school.  All students are welcome – no sign up needed. Study Tables are open until 4:30 in room 215 Mondays & Tuesdays, room 201 Wednesdays & Thursdays, and stating at 7:30amrin the ARC on Mondays.  Come get some work done before practice or while waiting for your ride.