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

Lacrosse in CHS PE Classes!

Thank you to Edison Red Nest III for sharing the history and knowledge of the game of Lacrosse during PE classes this week. Edison shared the origins of this tribal game played by Native Americans and how it was modified by European immigrants to North America to create its current collegiate and professional form.

Chadron High School Competes at the CSC Scholastic Day Contest

While 48 CHS students were in Lincoln and Omaha competing in events for the state FFA and FBLA conventions, another group of students were on the CSC campus Friday, April 7th competing in the annual Scholastic Day Contest. Chadron students did exceptionally well ...again! Chadron finished 2nd in a close race with Bridgeport in Division III team scoring.

High School Physicals May 2nd

(From the School Nurses) Sports physical forms/letters went home with students yesterday (April 11th). Here is the note we attached. 

The High School sports physicals are scheduled for May 2, 2017 at 7am in the High School Gym/locker room area.  
Parents/guardians please fill in the Health History and sign permission at the bottom of physical form.  Please return completed form to school by April 21, 2017 along with $5 donation.
Your student MUST have the form signed and returned to receive a physical.

Three CHS Students Qualify for National History Day Contest!

Three Chadron High School students qualified for the National History Day contest in Washington D.C. which will be held this June.

Sydney Brown:  1st place individual website titled, The Hubble Space Telescope, she wins a scholarship to Nebraska Wesleyan. 
Lauren Collins and Grace Sorenson:  1st place group website and Honorable Mention NebraskaLand Foundation special award. Their title was, The Ghost Dance: Taking A Stand Against The White Man. 
Cathy Kaus and Mary Traphagan sponsor/teach the Chadron History Day students.

FFA Competes At State Convention

 Chadron FFA Results from the Nebraska State FFA Convention:
Ag Technology & Mechanics State Team placing 2nd (4 pts from 1st)Ribbons Bucky Cattin Purple 2nd highest IndividualMichael Collins PurpleJoe Matt Red Welding State Team placing 8thBucky Cattin (Arc) Purple 2nd highest IndividualMichael Collins (Mig) Blue

Chadron FBLA Qualifies 7 for National Competition!

The Chadron High Future Business Leaders of America attended the annual State Leadership Conference in Omaha on April 6-8. While at the conference, students participated in a big business tour of Renze Display, listened to the keynote speaker, Hoan Do and attended a variety of workshops. But most importantly, Chadron students competed amongst all class levels in many different business competitions. This conference was attended by over 2,200 students and advisors this year. Chadron FBLA had a another year of success and brought home an abundance of awards.

NHS Spring Induction

Congratulations to the following students inducted into the National Honor Society on Monday, April 3rd:  Dana Dunbar, Kylee Garrett, Alpine Hickstein, Joe Matt, Sydney Brown, Abigail Hyer, Claire Margetts and Kellie Waugh.
Also, thank you faculty, staff and students for attending the ceremonies.

CHS Musical and Art Show This Weekend!

Performances for this weekend's Chadron High School Spring Musical:  Grease!

Friday, March 31 @ 7:00pm
Saturday, April 1 @ 7:00pm
Sunday, April 2 @ 2:00pm

The Chadron High School Art Show can be viewed during intermission of each performance in the library. 67 students will have over 140 pieces of work on display!

Chadron’s Got Talent: Talent Show April 24th

On Monday April 24th the Wanderlust Cardinals will be hosting a Chadron High and Chadron Middle School Talent Show at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for students K-12. The Talent Show will work a bit like “America’s Got Talent.” Contestants will be eliminated in their high school and middle school categories each round, bringing the final round to three contestants each.

No School - Wednesday, March 22nd for Teacher Inservice


There will be no school on Wednesday, March 22nd for Teacher Inservice Training!

FBLA Students Excelled At American Business Competition This Week

On March 15th, twelve FBLA students ventured across the street to attend the first annual American Business Competition at Chadron State College. Since this was the first competition hosted by CSC, Nebraska Council on Economic Education and Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), attendance from other schools in the panhandle was not quite at the level they were hoping for. However, Chadron High and Hay Springs both showed up ready to compete. Students were given one hour to complete a 100 question test in each event.

District Speech Contest Today

Good Luck at District Speech Cardinals!!!

Important Upcoming Dates For Seniors

This is the time of year to start planning for the many year-end events. I thought I'd take the time to share those important dates and times.

Graduation will take place in the high school gym again this year. We do not reserve or block off sections of seats for families. Instead, parents/friends are welcome to enter the gymnasium when it opens at 11:00am and reserve up to 10 seats on the gym floor for the family of each graduating senior. There is additional seating provided in the bleachers.

Walt Mays, CHS Senior is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist!

Chadron High School senior, Walt Mays is a National Merit Finalist!

About the National Merit Scholarship Program:

CHS Parent-Teacher Conferences Tonight! (Thursday, Feb 9th)


Chadron High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, February 9th from 5:00-8:30p in the Commons area. Sign in as you enter the main entrance, we'll help you find all of your student's teachers.  

We hope to see all of our parents!

Also, there will be no school on Monday, February 20th as it will be a teacher inservice day for the district.

John Underwood - Life of an Athlete Program Feb. 20th 6pm

We are excited to announce that John Underwood will present a program for middle school, high school and college students, parents and anyone interested in pursuing a healthy lifestyle!  The two hour program will begin at 6:00pm on February 20th in the high school Auditorium. This program is free and everyone is invited!

CHS Senior Achieves Top ACT Score!

(Press release from the ACT News Desk)Local Student Achieves Top ACT Score!Walt Mays, son of Lucinda and Roger Mays and a 12th grade student at Chadron High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2.1 million graduates who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.

Chadron HS Text Reminders

In case you haven't signed up for my text reminders, here's how you can be added. This is my high school announcements account to hear about school closings, reminders or schedule changes.

You can remove yourself from the account at anytime by replying with the message, "@leave".

~Jerry Mack, CHS Principal

Chadron Public Schools Closed Jan. 24-25th Due To Winter Storm

It's not often we cancel school ...two days in a row!
We'll use this second day to remove snow from each of the four school buildings and will be ready for students to return on Thursday, January 26th.  Be safe scooping, watch for snow removal equipment and drive carefully!

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