The Blueprint

Daily Announcements

  • If students are interested in joining the Yearbook, the Blueprint, Trojan Matters, or Advanced Photography next school year, the application is now open. Feel free to drop in room 210 and ask Mr. Cockrum if you have any questions. The staffs are open to all 21-22 Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.
    You can also find out more information about each staff at https://sites.google.com/bishopchatard.org/student-media/home.The application is due February 12. Complete Application here: https://forms.gle/6WizTKnj5TpDtBE99
  • If students are interested in being considered to join the crew of Footloose, please fill out the form below. Unfortunately, as with the Fall Play, our crews need to remain small so that we can allow for social distancing during work periods. But, please sign up if you are interested, we will try to incorporate as many students as we can in a safe manner.Crew Interest Form: https://forms.gle/wHM3KsAwFoaeaXbG8

Steps to Audition for Footloose
1. First, fill in the audition interest form. This is an important step because it gets your information on file with us so we can make sure you can access everything else you’ll need.
Audition Interest Form: https://forms.gle/thFMW85G3H9KYaoH9

2. When you submit the form above, you will get a link to a sign up genius so you can select your SINGING audition time slot. The signing auditions will be from 3:30 – 6 on Tuesday, January 19 and Wednesday, January 20.

3. Dancing Auditions: On Friday, January 15, we will send a video to everyone that has filled out the audition interest form. In this video will be Ms. Holly giving instructions on a short choreographed dance sequence. You will need to learn the dance sequence and then submit a video recording of you performing that dance sequence but midnight on Monday, January 19.

  • ATTN:  SENIORS AND PARENTSSENIORS RECEIVED INFORMATION PACKETS FROM HERFF JONES ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12 AND 13 ABOUT ORDERING THEIR CAPS/GOWNS, GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OTHER SENIOR PRODUCTS.

    REPRESENTATIVES FROM HERFF JONES WILL BE BACK TO COLLECT THE ORDER FORMS AND DEPOSITS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19AND 20TH DURING THE LUNCH PERIODS AT BCHS.

    YOU CAN ALSO PLACE YOUR ORDER ONLINE ATwww.highschool.herffjones.com.

  • 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. This means that each student can complete all of their hours over thanksgiving and Christmas breaks! 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/
  • School Counseling Newsletter:

https://www.jotform.com/uploads/eileenjst/51865084742966/4815276822427391950/counseling%20newsletter%20Nov%202020.pdf

  • Helpful Tips from Counseling

https://www.jotform.com/uploads/eileenjst/51865084742966/4815276822427391950/Dr%20Krause%20anxiety%20tips%20.pdf

  • Senior Yearbook “Baby” Ads now available. Families interested in purchasing an ad in the yearbook for that special senior may view details at https://www.bishopchatard.org/seniors/baby-ads/. Purchases and design must be submitted by February 5, 2021, to guarantee placement in the yearbook.
  • 2 new videos in Mrs. Nixon’s Counseling Video Series
    # 13  — 5 things that colleges look for
    https://vimeo.com/486099246#14 FAFSA FAQs
    https://vimeo.com/486112055Page where all videos can be found:
    https://counseling.bishopchatard.org/trojan-college-counseling-video-series/
  • Seniors, it’s time for your college acceptances and scholarships to be celebrated! Please forward your admit and scholarship letters, emails, or screenshots of your admission portals to [email protected] by 2/1 so that we can update the bulletin board on the second floor. We are so proud of all of your hard work!
  • Winter Athletic HOME events attendance guidelines/protocols have been dictated my the Marion County Health Department to ONLY ALLOW PARENTS OF THOSE PARTICIPATING to be in attendance at our competitions.  Seating is extremely limited, so if participants’ parents are not Athletic Booster Club members then they may buy their ticket(s) at the door.Some Away events may have NO SPECTATORS allowed, so if this is expected then our parents will be notified.Masks and physical distancing are still expected while attending any athletic event/activity.We all hope these restrictions will be lifted soon, but for now we have to abide them so the respective athletic event can take place.
  • SAT Prep Class 2021
    A 6-week class held on Tuesdays from February 2 – March 9 from 6-8 p.m. at Bishop Chatard.  Each session will include one hour of Math with Mrs. Schaffner and one hour of English with Mrs. Hilton.  Class can be attended in person or virtually. Cost is $150 per person.
    This class is intended for current BCHS juniors but sophomores will be allowed if space permits.
    Register at:  https://counseling.bishopchatard.org/sat-prep-class-at-bchs/
  • 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!
  • Join the Indiana Latino Institute and Ivy Tech on January 16 at 11:00 am for a workshop on beginning the college process! Anyone is welcome to attend.
    Learn about:
    -How to apply to college
    -Picking the right college for you
    -Financial Aid
    -Ivy Tech
    Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuf-GopzooE9GFTs88-
  • Junior and senior students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher are able to apply to the Father Casey Chapter of the Bishop Chatard High School National Honor Society.  Students who qualify have been sent the application link via email. Applications and teacher recommendations are due by Friday, February 5 at 8:00 am. Students will be notified no later than Friday, February 12. The induction ceremony will take place Thursday, February 25, at 7:00 am.Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbkP9LK5468CuGG3JZANlZXG90xc9NTgFgRlwIbzwog4UefQ/viewform?usp=sf_linkTeacher Recommendation Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffhZAmTjn0xUWI7dbFGBMDAPSevKOyd7wlX8BJqqK6jdR9DA/viewform?usp=sf_link