(Submitted by CHS Sophomore, Kennady Stack)On November 14, 2018, the students of the Advanced Biology class dissected a turtle as a part of their reptiles unit. In this lab, students were paired up to dissect a painted turtle to learn about the adaptations and differences from amphibians to reptiles.
(From the Cardinal Counseling Blog)
(Information from the National Safety Council)Halloween Safety On and Off the RoadKids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house.
Recently, students had the opportunity to learn about the moon. Susan Rolfsmeier, Chadron Public
Library, facilitated the program. Three stations were set up for students to learn about the moon and its
surface. The highlight of the program was the lunar disk on loan from NASA. The six Apollo missions
that landed astronauts on the Moon returned a collection of rocks and sediment samples weighing 382
kilograms and consisting of more than 2,000 separate samples. The lunar disk contained small samples
Note: THESE ARE NOT THE STATE TESTING RESULTS FOR JUNIORS.
When looking at this data compared to other states, an important piece to interpret is the number (or percent) of
graduates who have taken an ACT. Nebraska has ranked very high each year with typically around 80% of
graduates that have taken an ACT prior to graduation compared to Eastern states that might have as few as
10-30%. However, due to the new State testing changes, this is the first year that Nebraska will report on 100%
Chadron High School’s Student Council has been preparing for 2018 Homecoming since the beginning of the school year. Now that the celebration is right around the corner, they are excited to announce what festivities will occur during the week of October 9th through the 12th!
With no school on Monday, October 8th, the Homecoming activities will begin on Tuesday, October 9th.
DRESS UP DAYS
Parents: We're hearing about an increase in student use of vaping products including Juul which looks like a USB device and comes in flavors including mint, mango, fruit medley and creme brulee. I'm sharing the following video and information for your awareness of these products. I hope you will take the time to be on the look-out for these dangerously addictive products.
Chadron High School will host the following testing dates for CHS students:
The National Merit Scholarship Program has now determined which of the 16,000 semifinalists named in September have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition.
CHS senior standouts Abigail Hyer and Kaylie Elliott , have been selected as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship to be offered in 2019.
Patriot Day happens every year and is observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance. It lands on September 11th of each year in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001. A bill to make a national day of mourning on September 11th was introduced in the U.S. House on October 25, 2001, but it wasn’t actually declared as Patriot Day until 2002. Today, the American flag is flown at half-staff at the White House as well as at all U.S. government buildings.
Driving Safety - September 2018 EditionDriving safety is a key exposure for school districts/ESU’s, and even though this topic is covered rather often, ALICAP would like to stress drivers safety again. Whether the school vehicle is driven by the traditional school bus driver or a special education teacher or a cheerleading sponsor or a maintenance worker, it doesn’t matter, all employee types need driving safety training.
2018-19 Chadron Public Schools Health ScreeningsDear Parents/Guardians:Hope this letter finds each of you and your families off to a great school year!We are writing to let you know that the mandatory school health screenings will be held on September 6th and 7th.