The Blueprint

Daily Announcements


  • Bishop Chatard will again be offering Driver Education this summer. The 2019 Summer Driver’s Education Course at Bishop Chatard is a state-certified course open to all students who are at least 15 years of age by June 1, 2019. The cost is $400, which includes both the classroom session and the in-car driving sessions. Registration will open for BCHS students on Feb. 21, Thursday.  And for non-BCHS students, registration will open on April 1. Classroom Sessions: Each student must attend either Session 1 or Session 2 of the classroom portion of the course. Classroom sessions run from 8:00AM to 11:00AM, and includes Saturdays. Session I is scheduled from May 28 to June 7 with makeup days on June 8 and 10. Session II is set for June 10 to June 20, with makeup days of June 21 and 22. In-Car Sessions: These sessions will be scheduled by the student on the first day of class. In-car sessions are available from May 28 through early August. 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].
  • Cooking Club Call Out Meeting will take place Tues. Feb. 19 during homeroom in room 112, Mr Schaffner’s room.  All grade levels welcome. Mr. Schaffner and Mrs. McCarthy are launching the BCHS cooking club where where students will spend time in the kitchen learning how to cook, use specific tools, and talk about food and culture from around the world, and eat! The club will meet one Tuesday per month, beginning Feb. 26 at 3:30pm in the BCHS Foods Room.
  • There will be a Trojan Reads Book Club Call Out Meeting on Thurs. Feb. 14 during homeroom in the CLC. Trojan Reads is a student run book club that will meet monthly.  The club will select a book read and gather to discuss the book.
  • Colin McSharar ’07 will be visiting Feb. 20.  He will be presenting on his career journey as a head women’s lacrosse coach at Anderson University.  Please sign up if you are able to attend during your regularly scheduled lunch period. Mrs. Kontor has graciously offered to provide lunch once again. RSVP: Alumni Lunch
  • Dance Marathon (BCHS for Kids’ fundraiser for Riley and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospitals) has been rescheduled for March 3 from 1 – 6 p.m. There will be many fun activities, and participation counts as service. Students must raise a minimum of $25 for admission into the event, and prizes will be awarded to participants who have raised the most money. T-shirts are available for $10 with orders due by 2/20.  Register online at here.
  • Freshman and sophomore family members are cordially invited to attend a brief College Coffee info session on Wednesday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. Come learn what to expect from the next few years as you plan for the college search and application process. Please let us know if you can make it: Link to attend:
  • The annual Senior Blood Drive is Feb. 22. Here are the details and form:
  • High school men are invited to join the Bishop Brute College Seminary Community for “Storm the Castle” Brute Nights. Held on Wednesday evenings during the school year, you can come to one or all to see what life in seminary is like and spend time in prayer and fellowship with our college seminarians. The next “Storm the Castle” event is February 13 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. To reserve a spot, contact Andy Miller via e-mail at[email protected]
  • Indy Parks is now hiring seasonal positions for Summer 2019. For more information, visit:
  • Juniors, second semester is an ideal time to check things off your college application checklist! Mrs. Nixon is available to meet with you to begin your resume, help you narrow your list of schools, and create a plan for how you should prepare for applications. You can come alone, with your parents/guardians, or with a friend. Choose a meeting time:
  • The mission of the Center for Leadership Development is to foster the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment.  Registration for spring classes is underway.  Find more info at
  • BCHS National Honor Society members will be available during homeroom EVERY DAY for academic help. Go to room 305 during homeroom and be there before the bell rings for attendance or come with a pass from your homeroom teacher. Questions? See Mrs. Nixon in the counseling office, room 213.
  • 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.

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