Chadron High School

901 Cedar Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
(308) 432-0707
(308) 432-0723

Daily School Schedule

Regular Dismissal

7:50AM - 3:15PM

1:30 Dismissal

7:50AM - 1:30PM

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Mr. Jerry Mack
High School Principal

CHS Picture Day September 7th


Picture day for CHS will be Wednesday, September 7th. Lifetouch again returns to take pictures of every student and staff. Packets will be provided for students to pick up at the office containing all necessary information. Orders can be placed online or returned with the packet to the photographer on picture day.  

Stay tuned for more information, we'll announce to the students when the packets are available at the office.

First Day of School - Wednesday, Aug. 17th!

We're excited to see our students return from summer break!

The high school does not have a 'supply list' for students due to the variety of classes and the use of technology with student iPads.  It is suggested that students have writing utensils and a three-ring binder with loose leaf paper.  The teachers will share their individual class supply needs during the first week of school.

iPad Orientation - Make-Up Dates

If you were unable to attend one of the three iPad Orientation programs held earlier in August, we have two more scheduled at 5:00pm during each of the first two days of school.

iPads will be handed out to students at 1:30p on the first days of school only to those students who have completed the iPad Orientation program with a parent/guardian (and returned the signature sheet).

The next two opportunities to attend the required iPad Orientations will be:

The Increasing Need for Technical and Skilled Training

At our Freshman/New Student Orientation, I mentioned our curriculum efforts to match student needs to the current job market trends.  Trends in the workforce indicate an increasing number of jobs requiring technical/skilled training and not a four year college degree.  In order for our students to be in a position to secure these high skilled, high demand and high wage jobs, we've been making efforts to create curriculum to teach career education supported by vocational classes.

The two videos that I showed highlighting the job market trends are linked below.

CHS Text Messaging Account Sign Up Directions

To sign up for Mr. Mack's Chadron High School text messaging account, follow the directions below.  This account will be used for any school reminders or schedule changes. An example would be to receive a text that Chadron High School has a late start or school closing due to weather.

You can remove yourself from the account at anytime simply by replying with "@leave" to any of the text messages.

Important Dates to Start the School Year

Here we go, another school year is about to begin!  :)

I hope everyone had a great summer break. I've listed the important dates below for students and parents.  A parent or guardian must attend with the student to: iPad Orientation, Fall Sports Meeting and the New/Freshman Student Orientation.

Senior Exit Survey - Class of 2016

At the end of each school year, Chadron High School contracts with LifeTrack Services, Inc. to conduct a confidential, non-biased senior exit survey. We just received the results for the graduating class of 2016. 51 seniors responded to the survey this year. I've included my notes in comparing these results to last year. 

Advanced Biology Dissection Lab

Sean O'Brien, a junior in Mr. Bradley’s spring advanced biology class, is observed removing and examining the lung of a pig(Submitted by CHS Junior, Alexandria Nobiling) Dissection is a very advantageous tool for students because it gives them a hands on way of learning. 

Chadron High Junior's Art Places In Federal Duck Stamp Program

Chadron High Junior, Brenna Hawthorn placed as a Top 10 Finalist in the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Design Program! Of the hundreds of applicants, 36 were selected as finalists. Brenna's design with colored pencil finished in the top 10!  Brenna and her classmates in Mrs. Bird's art class designed work for the duck stamp program this year.

CHS Graduation Will Be Streamed Live Online!

Click the icon on the school website 
at www.chadronschools.org for the link this Saturday.


(Live stream will appear and be active Saturday by noon on May 14th)

Chadron HS Graduation
Saturday, May 14, 2016
1:00pm @ CHS Gym

CPS Foundation Presents Check for National FBLA Competition

Rob Wahlstrom presents a check to the CHS FBLA on behalf of the CPS FoundationA $2400 check was presented to members of Chadron High School's FBLA national qualifiers on behalf of the Chadron Public Schools Foundation.  Rob Wahlstrom presented the check to Corbin Johnson, Allie Johnson, Aubree Noble, Jayden Garrett, Brooklyn Stack and Hunter Hawk.  The national qualifiers will compete in Atlanta, GA  at the Na

CHS Math Club Wins Medals!

Chadron High School Math Club Competes at the West River Math contest at the School of Mines in Rapid City.  The team has been practicing before and after school since February.  The rules of the contest do not allow a calculator which gives advanced students another approach from that used in the regular classroom.  The Chadron team competed strongly with the following results:
Algebra I: 1st place - Abby HyerGeometry:  1st place - Hunter HawkAlgebra II:  1st place - Coy BilaAdvanced Math:  4th place - Walt Mays

Date & Times of CHS End of the Year Events

Here's a quick list of the year-end activities!
Saturday May 7th @ 7:00p - Grand March is open to the public

  • Hosted in the CSC Student Center
  • Post Prom follows the dance in the Student Center

Sunday, May 8th @ 7:00p - Baccalaureate in Auditorium 

Monday, May 9th @ 7:00p - Honor's Night in Auditorium

Tuesday, May 10th @ 7:00p - Band Concert in Auditorium

Wednesday, May 11th - 9:00a School Start for Senior Checkout

CHS Graduation 1:00p May 14th


   Chadron High School Graduation Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM Chadron High School Gymnasium  Class Motto: “You're off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so...get on your way!"   ~Dr.

Grades 9-11 Will Have a 9:00am Start on May 11th!

Next Wednesday, May 11th will be a 9:00am start for the high school grades 9-11.  Seniors will check out from 8:00-9:00am.

Seniors Last Day - Check-Out Schedule(Adjusted Morning Classes)
Senior Check-Out 7:55a - 8:55aGraduation Practice 9:00 - 10:00 Block 1 9:00 - 10:03
Block 2 10:10 - 11:15
Lunch 11:15 - 11:58
Block 3 11:58 - 1:33
Block 4 1:40 - 3:15 4A 1:40 - 2:26
4B 2:29 - 3:15

HS and MS Physicals May 3 & 4th

2016-17 Physicals for Sports/Activities
Chadron High School:

Concert & Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

The Chadron Cardinal Singers will host anIce Cream Social Fundraiser following the Spring Concert!
The High School Spring Choir Concert is on Thursday, May 5th @ 7:00p. There will be an ice cream social fundraiser for the Cardinal Singers following the concert. 
The cost will be $1.00 per scoop. Come and build your sundae!

CHS Musical and Art Show, April 15-17

CHS Proudly PresentsFiddler on the RoofApril 15th-16th @ 7:00 & April 17th @ 2:00         Pre-Paid Admission $5.00
Admission at the Door $7.00
Tickets can be purchased from a cast member or though the Chadron High School office
Don't forget to checkout the CHS Art Show during intermission in the Library!

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