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

A Peak Into English III

Our Theme for English IIIA Blog Entry Written Collaboratively by Mrs. Lanphear’s Block 1 & Block 2 Classes

Intro to ClassYou don't have to be crazy to be in English III, but it helps. With a plethora of American authors and Mrs. Lanphear herself, you'd be in good company. By picking apart the classics, we find tidbits we can use in our own writing. We span our learning from the 19th Century to the Information Age; we've branched into and embraced technology. Despite our collective insanity, we've all got something interesting to say: this is our theme for English III.

10th & 11th Grade Health Screenings This Week

(The following information was mailed to parents from the CPS School Nurses)

For Sophomores and Juniors only:

CHS Homecoming Oct. 12-16th

#CardshomecomingHomecoming week at Chadron High School will be October 12th-October 16th

Here is a summary of what will be happening:

Dress Up Days:

Students Need To Be In School On Time Everyday!

The biggest issue Chadron High School faces this year ... is attendance. Parents, please help us by having your student in school on time, everyday!

One of the most important things your child can do to achieve academic success is also one of the most basic: going to school everyday!

In fact, research has shown that your child's attendance record may be the biggest factor influencing his/her academic success.

No School Wednesday, Oct. 7th

There will be no school on Wednesday, October 7th due to a scheduled teacher inservice. Practices will begin after school at normal times.

Guidelines for Administering Medication

We need to inform parents that we can no longer provide ibuprofen or acetaminophen (tylenol) upon a parent's request.

There are two requirements before a student can take or have medication at school:

Help Our Sophomores Raise Money For Prom and Graduation!

Help us raise money for Prom and Graduation!

The annual sophomore fundraiser is underway!  These funds are used by the current sophomore class for prom and graduation. There is an extensive list of print and digital magazines as many gifts for purchase.

There are two ways to participate:

Chadron Property Tax and School Funding Challenges

To support the effort of the Chadron Public Schools' Board of Education and the Office of the Superintendent, I thought I'd share this information. The Chadron School Board has been very active in educating the public as well as political leaders of the challenges in fairly funding schools across the state. The following is a summary of information sent to media outlets recently on behalf of our Superintendent with the support of our School Board.
September 2015
Chadron Property Tax and School Funding Challenges

CHS Parent-Teacher Conferences Sep 17th

Chadron High School Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held this Thursday (September 17th) from 5:00-8:30 in the High School Commons.

Physical Science Labs

Has the Easter Bunny arrived in September????
CHS Physical Science class worked on speed calculations today.  This involved many skilled activities such as: hopping, walking backward, walking forward, and the dreaded speed walking.  Students had to perform several timed activities.  

Invite to Stakeholders - Community Engagement Meeting Sept 9th

(Open letter to all stakeholders of Chadron Public Schools)

Chadron High School 2015 State Testing Results

Chadron High School 2015 NeSA Results
We are very excited to announce the results of our 2015 11th grade NeSA results. Once again, Chadron High School scored higher than the state average in all four subjects: Writing, Reading, Math, and Science.

CHS School Picture Day Wednesday, Sep. 2nd

Picture day for CHS will be next Wednesday, September 2nd. 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.  

CHS Open House is Tuesday 8/25

The Chadron High School Open House is this Tuesday, August 25th from 6:00-7:30.

We hope that you can come meet the teachers and see the classrooms where your children learn. The entire building will be open for viewing as well as staff available for visits. Cookies and drinks will also be provided.

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held September 17th from 5:00-8:30 for another chance to come visit with teachers.

We hope to see you here!

CHS First Day of School Schedule

Our first day of school is Wednesday, August 19th. School will start with a general assembly in the high school auditorium at 7:55am and we will dismiss at 1:30pm. Student schedules will be available in the commons area prior to the assembly.

Just a reminder that all Chadron Public Schools will have 1:30pm dismissals on August 19th, 20th, and 21st.

Dress Code Video

Students and Parents,

This dress code video was produced by Natrona County School District, but it provides a good example of Chadron's dress code guidelines too.  If you have a chance, please watch it.  Thank you!

First Weeks of School

Click on the Chadron Public Schools Activities link on the CPS website for a full list of activities.

Parents: Please make sure you contact the high school office to register any new K-12 students prior to the first day of school.

Monday, Aug 10th

  • 6:30p HS Auditorium - HS Fall Sports Meeting (students & parents attend)
  • First Practices for Girl's Golf, Softball, and Football

Tuesday, Aug 11th

The Cardinals Traveled to Italy and Greece this Summer!

In June, the Wanderlust Cardinals traveled to Italy and Greece with EF Tours. Sponsors for the Chadron High Wanderlust Cardinals are Joe McCarty and Jill Paopao.  Check out this video of their latest adventure!

Senior Exit Survey - Class of 2015

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 2015. 58 seniors responded to the survey this year. I've included my notes in comparing these results to last year. 

Memorial Day Services

Simon Rischling at Whitney CemetaryCalvery Cemetery, L to R   Joe Rischling, Simon Rischling, and Honor Guard members:  Tom Donohue, Jerry Reed, Ken Garner, Lawrence Jacobs, Lyndal Redfern, Ted Kienitz, Glen Kotschwar, Rolin Curd in back, and John Dueker. The Post and Honor Guard want to thank Joe and Simon Rischling for trumpet performances at the