The Blueprint

Daily Announcements

 

  • The Boys Lacrosse team is looking for a team manager, if you are interested in the position please reach out to Coach Moorhead directly for details
  • Trinity Club Rosary
    All BCHS families are invited to join the Trinity Club on Friday, April 23 to pray the rosary together. Bring a chair at 7:20am in the lawn in front of the Saint Benedict Center. As our school year nears a close, it is fitting that we gather in prayer and gratitude following this year’s trials and successes!
  • Congressman Carson’s office is hosting a Virtual Youth Opportunities Fair April 14 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. The event presents students and parents with a variety of year-round and summer employment, internship, volunteer and service opportunities for youth. Details are available here: https://my.boothcentral.com/v/events/youth-opportunities-fair.
  • Seniors are asked to complete the Class of 2021 Senior Exit Form when they decide their plans for next year. This form ensures accuracy in the graduation program, Honors Night slideshow, school stats for the Department of Education, and BCHS website/publications. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGIMeIEDRLkkxC2FWE0POO4VM4wA-BFmgwf-Hpy5R-n0xArg/viewform?usp=sf_link
  • The class of 2022 College Autobiography is now available for current juniors. This helps us nominate students for scholarships or opportunities and write letters of recommendation for college applications. It can be completed here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQLJGEz63R1M5OJtMpo9Gf7W-6_DNa-1KXjQ5dYTlTV-TjTA/viewform?usp=sf_link from the student’s BCHS Google account.
  • If you are a sophomore who’d like to improve your leadership skills, consider applying to be our nominee for the Hugh O’Brien (HOBY) summer leadership seminar.  Info and application instructions are in the School Counseling canvas course.
  • Dance Marathon is an annual fundraiser hosted by BCHS for Kids to benefit the kids at Riley and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospitals.  It is open to all BCHS students and takes place this year on April 18 from 12-5pm at Bishop Chatard. There will be lots fun activities, and participation counts as service. Students must raise a minimum of a $30 to attend the event. Prizes will be awarded to participants who have raised the most money.
  • Our freshman students are for the third year receiving social/emotional lessons in PE classes thanks to “Prevention Matters,” a grant initiative launched by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation to help Marion County schools identify, implement and sustain proven substance use prevention programs. Proven programs equip students with skills that not only help them avoid drugs and alcohol, but also help improve their academic achievement, attendance, classroom behavior and social and emotional well-being. These programs can also help reduce bullying and violence.  The program chosen by Bishop Chatard is called LifeSkills Training.
  • The best virtual college fair for our area will take place April 12 from 5:00 to 7:45 pm. You can go here: https://www.strivescan.com/indiana/ to register to attend and select your sessions. We highly recommend all sophomore and junior families participate.
  • Bishop Chatard will again be offering Driver Education this summer. The 2021 Summer Driver’s Education Program at Bishop Chatard is a state-certified course open to all students who are at least 15 years of age by June 1, 2020. The cost is $400, which includes both the classroom session and the in-car driving sessions. Registration opens Friday, March 12th. This course is open only to current or incoming BCHS students. Online Sessions: Classroom sessions will be entirely virtual this year.*  Students must complete either Session 1 or Session 2 of the online instruction portion of the course. Session 1 is scheduled to run from June 1st to June 11th. Session 2 is set for June 14th to June 25th. In-Car Sessions: These sessions will be scheduled by the student on the first day of class. In-car sessions are available from June 1st through July 17th.Each student will receive the required forms that allow them to get their driver’s education permit from the license branch three weeks before the beginning of class.Questions? Contact Matt Hilton at [email protected].*Because Driver Education instruction will be provided digitally this year, students will be able to take both Driver Education and Summer Health.
  • Individual virtual appointments are available with Mrs. Nixon for your College Counseling needs: https://calendly.com/pnixon/college-counseling-meetings-2020-21.
    Class of 2021, These appointments allow for you to make a plan for the next steps toward your post-secondary goals.
    Class of 2022, These appointments are a head start on the Just for Juniors meetings that juniors usually complete in second semester to form a strategy for the college search and application process.
    Freshmen and Sophomores, You are welcome here too! Let’s talk about your future goals.
    These meetings can be scheduled for students and parents, students only, or parents only.
  • Christian Service from Home
    The Christian Service Program was adapted this year in the event that BCHS transitioned to virtual learning. The flexibility enables students to fulfill their Christian Service commitment from home. We strongly encourage students to make the most of their time at home! See the Christian Service webpage for more information: https://www.bishopchatard.org/ministry/service/
  • St. Vincent de Paul is in desperate need of donations of men’s clothing and shoes! Bishop Chatard has a SVdP blue dropbox behind the Blockhouse in the back parking lot. It is really easy to drop things off before or after school! Feel free to deposit any other clothes, shoes, or linens in the bin, too! If you drop off shoes, please tie them in a plastic bag. Thank you for supporting the our partnership with and mission of St. Vincent de Paul!