CHS Student Announcements 2018-2019

  • WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23, 2019

    GOLD DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available for downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

    Calumet Athletic Officials Association Scholarship - Open to all seniors who will attend 2 or 4-year institution in the Fall of 2019.  All applicants must submit a resume; Personal data (background, interests, hobbies, work, volunteer, etc); Activities, sports, clubs/organizations participated in and award received during the past 4 years; and future and educational plans.  Submit a transcript and copy of your second-semester courses.  The following are required - A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator; Write a short essay (5-8 sentences) describing an experience or your thoughts on activities, sports, or clubs/organizations you are particularly proud of or how they have impacted your life in a positive way. How to Apply: Submit resume, essay, transcripts, & letter of recommendation to the address listed on the scholarship tab on th school website. Deadline: February 1, 2019

    American’s Farmer Grow AG Leaders Scholarships – For senior students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Plan on pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations; journalism; statistics; mathematics; engineering; bioinformatics; computer science; rural sociology; livestock management; turf management; welding; diesel mechanics; food packaging; animal breeding and genetics; and vet medicine or science. Must be endorsed by 2 farmers. You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.  Scholarship Amount is $1,500.  Applications can be found online at www.FFA.org/scholarships  Deadline: February 1, 2019

    Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    Anderson Foundation Scholarship -Open to graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22.  A focus on community & school involvement, academic performance, essay, and interview for top finalists.  Scholarship amount is $10,000/year.   Applications are available online at http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarshipsforseniors.php  Click on Scholarships, Apply for Scholarships, and then Legacy Common Application.  Deadline February 15, 2018.

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship- Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1

    NEW!! Kankakee Valley R.E.M.C. Round Up Scholarships  Available to seniors who has a parent or guardian that is a consumer of the Kankakee Valley REMC, and are participants in Operation Round up.  Students must write an essay (up to 500 words) on how they would distribute grant money if they were an Operation Round Up Board member.  Applicant must show involvement in either school activities, work, church, or community involvement. Must provide transcripts and at least one letter of recommendation. Applications may be found at https://www.kvremc.com/community-programs/operation-round-up-trust   Deadline is March 1, 2019

    Polish Heritage Association Essay Competition 2019 – Applicants do not need to be of Polish ancestry.  Open to any high school or college student legally residing in Northwest Indiana.  Applicants should submit an essay of no more than three pages if single spaced and six pages if double spaced on the topic of – “What was Haller’s Army (a.k.a. Blue Army) and why was it important. (the “Blue Army” was part of the successful effort of Polish-Americans to help restore Polish independence during and after the First World War.)  Applicants must supply a complete application form.  Applications should be submitted by mail or electronically to Prof. Janusz Duzinkiewicz at jduzinkiewicz@pnw.edu no later than March 31, 2019

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior students with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office or downloaded from the scholarship page on the school website.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, April 4, 2019. 

    Alberico Scholarship Foundation - Senior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendation from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2019.

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Read books, win prizes! The library’s annual Rosie Reading Challenge is on now until the end of February.  See the library for more information.

    Anyone interested in joining the Academic Super Bowl team for 2019, needs to sign up outside of Mr Hewitt's room (A516).  You can compete in any subject area you choose: Math, Science, Fine Arts, English or Social Studies.  You compete as a team of three to answer questions from specific study guides.  We need motivated students to help us make it back to State. See Mr Hewitt if you have any questions 

    TODAY– JANUARY 23RD – Helping Hands meeting in the cafeteria after school

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school TODAY, JANUARY 23

    Interact Club is hosting their annual ice skating night at Valparaiso skating rink TODAY – JANUARY 23rd from 5 to 7pm.  All welcome to come – grab your friends and come ice skate with us.  See Mrs. Nygra if you have questions.

    The Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament at Northridge HS, scheduled for this Saturday, has been cancelled.  There will still be a THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH  practice

    Are you interested in joining the military & taking the ASVAB?  There will be an ASVAB test at CHS on THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH.  Sign up in the counseling office to participate in testing ASAP.

    There will be a Girls Rising meeting in the library after school on THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 until 4:00 pm.

    Japanese Club will meet on TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 from 3-4 at World Center.

    We will be making "mochi ice cream" and playing Japanese new year's games. Please sign up if you plan to attend at your Japanese class. The sign-up is due on Friday, January 25th. Ask any questions to your Japanese teacher.

    Social Justice League will be hosting a guest speaker who will talk about human trafficking & modern day slavery on WEDNESDAY -JANUARY 30TH from 3 to 4 in Room C582.  This will be a powerful & important topic. Bring a friend and an open mind. Snacks provided.

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Need a break?  Check out Time Out Trojans in the Large Group Room on THURSDAYS during SRT. You will have access to quiet activities such as puzzles, games, and art activities.  Grab a Time Out Trojans’ pass in Guidance if you are interest!

    Any Junior or Senior interested in applying to become a member of the National Honor Society, you need to have a minimum GPA of 3.4. Applications can be picked up in Mr Neuliep's  room C560. The due date for the applications will be: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7TH at 3:00 pm.  

    This year's Coffee House will take place on FRIDAY, FEB 22ND. Sign ups for auditions will be in the Cafeteria during lunches every day this week.

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

     

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  • TUESDAY– JANUARY 22, 2019

    MAROON DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available for downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

    Calumet Athletic Officials Association Scholarship - Open to all seniors who will attend 2 or 4-year institution in the Fall of 2019.  All applicants must submit a resume; Personal data (background, interests, hobbies, work, volunteer, etc); Activities, sports, clubs/organizations participated in and award received during the past 4 years; and future and educational plans.  Submit a transcript and copy of your second-semester courses.  The following are required - A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator; Write a short essay (5-8 sentences) describing an experience or your thoughts on activities, sports, or clubs/organizations you are particularly proud of or how they have impacted your life in a positive way. How to Apply: Submit resume, essay, transcripts, & letter of recommendation to the address listed on the scholarship tab on th school website. Deadline: February 1, 2019

    American’s Farmer Grow AG Leaders Scholarships – For senior students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Plan on pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations; journalism; statistics; mathematics; engineering; bioinformatics; computer science; rural sociology; livestock management; turf management; welding; diesel mechanics; food packaging; animal breeding and genetics; and vet medicine or science. Must be endorsed by 2 farmers. You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.  Scholarship Amount is $1,500.  Applications can be found online at www.FFA.org/scholarships  Deadline: February 1, 2019

    Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    Anderson Foundation Scholarship -Open to graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22.  A focus on community & school involvement, academic performance, essay, and interview for top finalists.  Scholarship amount is $10,000/year.   Applications are available online at http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarshipsforseniors.php  Click on Scholarships, Apply for Scholarships, and then Legacy Common Application.  Deadline February 15, 2018.

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship- Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1

    NEW!! Kankakee Valley R.E.M.C. Round Up Scholarships  Available to seniors who has a parent or guardian that is a consumer of the Kankakee Valley REMC, and are participants in Operation Round up.  Students must write an essay (up to 500 words) on how they would distribute grant money if they were an Operation Round Up Board member.  Applicant must show involvement in either school activities, work, church, or community involvement. Must provide transcripts and at least one letter of recommendation. Applications may be found at https://www.kvremc.com/community-programs/operation-round-up-trust   Deadline is March 1, 2019

    Polish Heritage Association Essay Competition 2019 – Applicants do not need to be of Polish ancestry.  Open to any high school or college student legally residing in Northwest Indiana.  Applicants should submit an essay of no more than three pages if single spaced and six pages if double spaced on the topic of – “What was Haller’s Army (a.k.a. Blue Army) and why was it important. (the “Blue Army” was part of the successful effort of Polish-Americans to help restore Polish independence during and after the First World War.)  Applicants must supply a complete application form.  Applications should be submitted by mail or electronically to Prof. Janusz Duzinkiewicz at jduzinkiewicz@pnw.edu no later than March 31, 2019

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student ScholarshipOpen to senior students with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office or downloaded from the scholarship page on the school website.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, April 4, 2019. 

    Alberico Scholarship Foundation - Senior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendation from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2019.

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Read books, win prizes! The library’s annual Rosie Reading Challenge is on now until the end of February.  See the library for more information.

    Anyone interested in joining the Academic Super Bowl team for 2019, needs to sign up outside of Mr Hewitt's room (A516).  You can compete in any subject area you choose: Math, Science, Fine Arts, English or Social Studies.  You compete as a team of three to answer questions from specific study guides.  We need motivated students to help us make it back to State. See Mr Hewitt if you have any questions 

    Creative Writers' Club meets TODAY from 3:00 to 4:00 in Mrs. Demuth's room, A134. Everyone who enjoys writing is welcome. 

    Come join the fun! CHS chess club is back. We will be meeting in Ms. Zervos’s room C596 after school TODAY

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held TONIGHT -  JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23RD – Helping Hands meeting in the cafeteria after school

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    Interact Club is hosting their annual ice skating night at Valparaiso skating rink on WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23rd from 5 to 7pm.  All welcome to come – grab your friends and come ice skate with us.  See Mrs. Nygra if you have questions.

    The Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament at Northridge HS, scheduled for this Saturday, has been cancelled.  There will still be a THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH  practice

    Are you interested in joining the military & taking the ASVAB?  There will be an ASVAB test at CHS on THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH.  Sign up in the counseling office to participate in testing ASAP.

    Social Justice League will be hosting a guest speaker who will talk about human trafficking & modern day slavery on WEDNESDAY -JANUARY 30TH from 3 to 4 in Room C582.  This will be a powerful & important topic. Bring a friend and an open mind. Snacks provided.

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Need a break?  Check out Time Out Trojans in the Large Group Room on THURSDAYS during SRT. You will have access to quiet activities such as puzzles, games, and art activities.  Grab a Time Out Trojans’ pass in Guidance if you are interest!

    Any Junior or Senior interested in applying to become a member of the National Honor Society, you need to have a minimum GPA of 3.4. Applications can be picked up in Mr Neuliep's  room C560. The due date for the applications will be: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7TH at 3:00 pm.  

    This year's Coffee House will take place on FRIDAY, FEB 22ND. Sign ups for auditions will be in the Cafeteria during lunches every day this week.

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • FRIDAY – JANUARY 18, 2019

    GOLD DAY

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

    2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available for downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

    Calumet Athletic Officials Association Scholarship - Open to all seniors who will attend 2 or 4-year institution in the Fall of 2019.  All applicants must submit a resume; Personal data (background, interests, hobbies, work, volunteer, etc); Activities, sports, clubs/organizations participated in and award received during the past 4 years; and future and educational plans.  Submit a transcript and copy of your second-semester courses.  The following are required - A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator; Write a short essay (5-8 sentences) describing an experience or your thoughts on activities, sports, or clubs/organizations you are particularly proud of or how they have impacted your life in a positive way. How to Apply: Submit resume, essay, transcripts, & letter of recommendation to the address listed on the scholarship tab on th school website. Deadline: February 1, 2019

    American’s Farmer Grow AG Leaders Scholarships – For senior students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Plan on pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations; journalism; statistics; mathematics; engineering; bioinformatics; computer science; rural sociology; livestock management; turf management; welding; diesel mechanics; food packaging; animal breeding and genetics; and vet medicine or science. Must be endorsed by 2 farmers. You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.  Scholarship Amount is $1,500.  Applications can be found online at www.FFA.org/scholarships  Deadline: February 1, 2019

    Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    Anderson Foundation Scholarship -Open to graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22.  A focus on community & school involvement, academic performance, essay, and interview for top finalists.  Scholarship amount is $10,000/year.   Applications are available online at http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarshipsforseniors.php  Click on Scholarships, Apply for Scholarships, and then Legacy Common Application.  Deadline February 15, 2018.

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship- Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1

    NEW!! Kankakee Valley R.E.M.C. Round Up Scholarships  Available to seniors who has a parent or guardian that is a consumer of the Kankakee Valley REMC, and are participants in Operation Round up.  Students must write an essay (up to 500 words) on how they would distribute grant money if they were an Operation Round Up Board member.  Applicant must show involvement in either school activities, work, church, or community involvement. Must provide transcripts and at least one letter of recommendation. Applications may be found at https://www.kvremc.com/community-programs/operation-round-up-trust   Deadline is March 1, 2019

    Poish Heritage Association Essay Competition 2019 – Applicants do not need to be of Polish ancestry.  Open to any high school or college student legally residing in Northwest Indiana.  Applicants should submit an essay of no more than three pages if single spaced and six pages if double spaced on the topic of – “What was Haller’s Army (a.k.a. Blue Army) and why was it important. (the “Blue Army” was part of the successful effort of Polish-Americans to help restore Polish independence during and after the First World War.)  Applicants must supply a complete application form.  Applications should be submitted by mail or electronically to Prof. Janusz Duzinkiewicz at jduzinkiewicz@pnw.edu no later than March 31, 2019

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior students with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office or downloaded from the scholarship page on the school website.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, April 4, 2019. 

    Alberico Scholarship Foundation - Senior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendation from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2019.

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Read books, win prizes! The library’s annual Rosie Reading Challenge is on now until the end of February.  See the library for more information.

    Anyone interested in joining the Academic Super Bowl team for 2019, needs to sign up outside of Mr Hewitt's room (A516).  You can compete in any subject area you choose: Math, Science, Fine Arts, English or Social Studies.  You compete as a team of three to answer questions from specific study guides.  We need motivated students to help us make it back to State. See Mr Hewitt if you have any questions 

    Last night Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets -  The dance this SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23RD – Helping Hands meeting in the cafeteria after school

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    Interact Club is hosting their annual ice skating night at Valparaiso skating rink on WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23rd from 5 to 7pm.  All welcome to come – grab your friends and come ice skate with us.  See Mrs. Nygra if you have questions.

    The Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament at Northridge HS, scheduled for this Saturday, has been cancelled.  There will still be a THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH  practice

    Are you interested in joining the military & taking the ASVAB?  There will be an ASVAB test at CHS on THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH.  Sign up in the counseling office to participate in testing ASAP.

    Social Justice League will be hosting a guest speaker who will talk about human trafficking & modern day slavery on WEDNESDAY -JANUARY 30TH from 3 to 4 in Room C582.  This will be a powerful & important topic. Bring a friend and an open mind. Snacks provided.

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Any Junior or Senior interested in applying to become a member of the National Honor Society, you need to have a minimum GPA of 3.4. Applications can be picked up in Mr Neuliep's  room C560. The due date for the applications will be: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7TH at 3:00 pm.  

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • THURSDAY – JANUARY 17, 2019

    MAROON DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html  Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Scholorship- Courage Essay Contest due date THIS FIRDAY -JANUARY 18 see Career Center for more information

    Time Out Trojans TODAY during SRT – Get a pass from the guidance office

    Read books, win prizes! The library’s annual Rosie Reading Challenge is on now until the end of February.  See the library for more information. 

    Anyone interested in joining the Academic Super Bowl team for 2019, needs to sign up outside of Mr Hewitt's room (A516).  You can compete in any subject area you choose: Math, Science, Fine Arts, English or Social Studies.  You compete as a team of three to answer questions from specific study guides.  We need motivated students to help us make it back to State. See Mr Hewitt if you have any questions 

    Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets at the bookstore NOW -  The dance this SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    D & D meeting on THURSDAY – JANUARY 17TH from 3 to 5 in A534

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    Interact Club is hosting their annual ice skating night at Valparaiso skating rink on WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23rd from 5 to 7pm.  All welcome to come – grab your friends and come ice skate with us.  See Mrs. Nygra if you have questions.

    Are you interested in joining the military & taking the ASVAB?  There will be an ASVAB test at CHS on THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH.  Sign up in the counseling office to participate in testing ASAP.

    Social Justice League will be hosting a guest speaker who will talk about human trafficking & modern day slavery on WEDNESDAY -JANUARY 30TH from 3 to 4 in Room C582.  This will be a powerful & important topic. Bring a friend and an open mind. Snacks provided.

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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    WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 16, 2019

    GOLD DAY 

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you. 

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html  Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Scholorship- Courage Essay Contest due date is FIRDAY -JANUARY 18 see Career Center for more information

    Read books, win prizes! The library’s annual Rosie Reading Challenge is on now until the end of February.  See the library for more information.

    Anyone interested in joining the Academic Super Bowl team for 2019, needs to sign up outside of Mr Hewitt's room (A516).  You can compete in any subject area you choose: Math, Science, Fine Arts, English or Social Studies.  You compete as a team of three to answer questions from specific study guides.  We need motivated students to help us make it back to State. See Mr Hewitt if you have any questions 

    Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets at the bookstore NOW -  The dance this SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    BPA State Qualifying Candidates, your fee for State MUST be paid to the Bookstore no later than WEDNESDAY- JANUARY, 16.  Please see Mrs. Gonzalez with any questions. 

    German Club members:  Please join us on WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16TH at 3pm in room C176 for German Club Movie Night.  Snacks will be provided!!  Please see your German teacher for more information!

    Social Justice League will be hosting a meeting on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16TH in room C582 from 3-4pm.  We will be discussing Global Climate Change, the role of Government regarding this reality, as well as its impact on people around the world.  Come one come all, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    D & D meeting on THURSDAY – JANUARY 17TH from 3 to 5 in A534

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 and WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    Interact Club is hosting their annual ice skating night at Valparaiso skating rink on WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 23rd from 5 to 7pm.  All welcome to come – grab your friends and come ice skate with us.  See Mrs. Nygra if you have questions.

    Are you interested in joining the military & taking the ASVAB?  There will be an ASVAB test at CHS on THURSDAY – JANUARY 24TH.  Sign up in the counseling office to participate in testing ASAP.

    Social Justice League will be hosting a guest speaker who will talk about human trafficking & modern day slavery on WEDNESDAY -JANUARY 30TH from 3 to 4 in Room C582.  This will be a powerful & important topic. Bring a friend and an open mind. Snacks provided.

    Need a break?  Check out Time Out Trojans in the Large Group Room on THURSDAYS during SRT. You will have access to quiet activities such as puzzles, games, and art activities.  Grab a Time Out Trojans’ pass in Guidance if you are interest!

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • TUESDAY – JANUARY 15, 2019

    MAROON DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

     

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

     Scholorship Courage Essay Contest due date is January 18, 2019


    Attention, Japanese Club committee members. Please plan to attend a short meeting TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 after school at Mrs. Tsugawa's room to discuss Japanese Club calendar for the second semester. If you cannot make it, please let Mrs. Tsugawa know.

    If you are participating in the Work Ethic Certification program and have completed your community service hours, please bring your form to the main office.  If you have not picked up your volunteer hours form, please stop by the main office to get one.

    Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets at the bookstore NOW -  The dance this SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    Creative Writers' Club meets TODAY from 3:00 to 4:00 in Mrs. Demuth's room, A134. Everyone who enjoys writing is welcome. 

    Come join the fun! CHS chess club is back. We will be meeting in Ms. Zervos’s room C596 after school TODAY

    Still on the fence about signing up for the IB program? Evan Little, an IB graduate from last year is coming back to give a personal presentation about why IB was right for him as well as why he would encourage you to join.  Come to the auditorium TODAY  during either A or C lunch to get your questions answered!

    BPA State Qualifying Candidates, your fee for State MUST be paid to the Bookstore no later than WEDNESDAY- JANUARY, 16.  Please see Mrs. Gonzalez with any questions. 

    German Club members:  Please join us on WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16TH at 3pm in room C176 for German Club Movie Night.  Snacks will be provided!!  Please see your German teacher for more information!

    Social Justice League will be hosting a meeting on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16TH in room C582 from 3-4pm.  We will be discussing Global Climate Change, the role of Government regarding this reality, as well as its impact on people around the world.  Come one come all, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

    Robotics club will meet in the library after school on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 and WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, in room C582 from 3-4 pm, SJL will be hosting a guest speaker to talk to us about Human Trafficking and modern day slavery.  This will be a powerful and unique opportunity to learn about an incredibly important topic.  Hope to see all if you there!  Again, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    Need a break?  Check out Time Out Trojans in the Large Group Room on THURSDAYS during SRT. You will have access to quiet activities such as puzzles, games, and art activities.  Grab a Time Out Trojans’ pass in Guidance if you are interest!

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • MONDAY – JANUARY 14, 2019

    GOLD DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

     

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    If you are participating in the Work Ethic Certification program and have completed your community service hours, please bring your form to the main office.  If you have not picked up your volunteer hours form, please stop by the main office to get one.

    Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets at the bookstore NOW -  The dance is SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    Pride Club will meet on MONDAY AT 3:00 in Mrs. Demuth's room, A134. Everyone is welcome

    Creative Writers' Club meets every TUESDAY from 3:00 to 4:00 in Mrs. Demuth's room, A134. Everyone who enjoys writing is welcome. 

    Come join the fun! CHS chess club is back. We will be meeting in Ms. Zervos’s room C596 after school EVERY TUESDAY

    Still on the fence about signing up for the IB program? Evan Little, an IB graduate from last year is coming back to give a personal presentation about why IB was right for him as well as why he would encourage you to join.  Come to the auditorium on TUESDAY JAN 15TH during either A or C lunch to get your questions answered!

    BPA State Qualifying Candidates, your fee for State MUST be paid to the Bookstore no later than WEDNESDAY- JANUARY, 16.  Please see Mrs. Gonzalez with any questions. 

    German Club members:  Please join us on WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16TH at 3pm in room C176 for German Club Movie Night.  Snacks will be provided!!  Please see your German teacher for more information!

    Social Justice League will be hosting a meeting on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16TH in room C582 from 3-4pm.  We will be discussing Global Climate Change, the role of Government regarding this reality, as well as its impact on people around the world.  Come one come all, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

    WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, in room C582 from 3-4 pm, SJL will be hosting a guest speaker to talk to us about Human Trafficking and modern day slavery.  This will be a powerful and unique opportunity to learn about an incredibly important topic.  Hope to see all if you there!  Again, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    Need a break?  Check out Time Out Trojans in the Large Group Room on THURSDAYS during SRT. You will have access to quiet activities such as puzzles, games, and art activities.  Grab a Time Out Trojans’ pass in Guidance if you are interest!

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • FRIDAY  – JANUARY 11, 2019

    MAROON DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

     

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    If you are participating in the Work Ethic Certification program and have completed your community service hours, please bring your form to the main office.  If you have not picked up your volunteer hours form, please stop by the main office to get one.

    Get your Starry Knight winter dance tickets at the bookstore NOW -  The dance is SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance! 

    Pride Club will meet on MONDAY AT 3:00 in Mrs. Demuth's room, A134. Everyone is welcome

    Still on the fence about signing up for the IB program? Evan Little, an IB graduate from last year is coming back to give a personal presentation about why IB was right for him as well as why he would encourage you to join.  Come to the auditorium on TUESDAY JAN 15TH during either A or C lunch to get your questions answered!

    BPA State Qualifying Candidates, your fee for State MUST be paid to the Bookstore no later than WEDNESDAY- JANUARY, 16.  Please see Mrs. Gonzalez with any questions. 

    German Club members:  Please join us on WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16TH at 3pm in room C176 for German Club Movie Night.  Snacks will be provided!!  Please see your German teacher for more information!

    Social Justice League will be hosting a meeting on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16TH in room C582 from 3-4pm.  We will be discussing Global Climate Change, the role of Government regarding this reality, as well as its impact on people around the world.  Come one come all, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    Attention Trail Bound...the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6:00 pm in Mr. DeRuntz's classroom 

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

    WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, in room C582 from 3-4 pm, SJL will be hosting a guest speaker to talk to us about Human Trafficking and modern day slavery.  This will be a powerful and unique opportunity to learn about an incredibly important topic.  Hope to see all if you there!  Again, bring a friend and an open mind.  There will be snacks!

    On FEBRUARY 5TH, the Counseling Office is offering a field trip to students who are interested in seeing what the vocational program is all about. You can only sign up to visit one program. Stop by the Counseling Office today to sign up!

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • THURSDAY  – JANUARY 10, 2019

    GOLD DAY

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office   

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html Deadline:  March 1, 2019

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

    The winter dance tickets are on sale.  The dance is SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  The theme this year is Starry Knight and the ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door so you must buy them in advance at the bookstore.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

    The first meeting for the Friends of the Library will be in the library at 7:20 am on THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th

    There will be a Girls Rising meeting in the library after school on THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

    The brand new CHS chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes will meet THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th at 7am in room A120 to gather as a community and relate the same passion we apply  in sports to help one another grow in our relationsip with God. The group is open to any individual athlete. You do not have to be a member of the CHS sports team to participate in FCA.  RSVP is requested in order to plan for refreshments.  Stop by room A120 or email Mr. Tenbarge to RSVP, or if you have questions. Come be a part of something new and positive!

    Attention Trail Bound...the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6:00 pm in Mr. DeRuntz's classroom

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

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  • WEDNESDAY  – JANUARY 9, 2019

    MAROON DAY

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

     

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

     

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

     

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

     

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

     

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

     

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

       

    Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship -The application closes on November 30, 2018.  This scholarship is for high school and college students interested in a career in education.  Application information may be found online at http://in.gov/che/4680.htm

     

    College & Career Fairs

    CHS Students are invited to visit the following college & career fairs

    January Deadlines

     2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. Essays must be the original work of the student (John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.  Check website for essay topic and specific rules. The award amount is between $1,000-$20,000.  More information and the application can be found online at  https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx  Deadline: January 18, 2019 

    NEW!! Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship – Requirements are  - Must be a current senior; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or above; Must follow instructions on application EXACTLY.  You may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school. Scholarship amount: $1,000 -  Applications are available in the College & Career Center, or may be downloaded from the school website.  The application must be mailed by the student.  Deadline: January 25, 2019

     

    February Deadlines

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - Must be planning on continuing his/her education in an office-related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses, 4 semesters within 4 years of high school from among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses.  Scholarship amount: $1,000.   Applications are available in the College and Career Center, on the scholarship website, or on the school website.  Deadline:  Student must mail application and it must be postmarked by February 5th

    March Deadlines

    Chesterton Woman's Club -Northwest District Nurses Scholarship - Must be a current senior.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an accredited nursing program. You may attend any accredited college or university.  Scholarship Amount is $1,000.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center  Deadline: The student must mail the application by March 1, 2019

    Proud Scholars - This award is open to Graduating High School Seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17 to 24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents. Students who identify as a sexual minority or the child of LGBT parents are eligible to apply. Students planning to attend any post-secondary institution, i.e. public, private or proprietary institutions; or professional certification programs qualify. This is an annual award and must be applied for each year. Awarding criteria is based on the demonstration of leadership and community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay or video essay, an individual interview, financial need, and personal and educational goals.  Applicant must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater. The scholarship amount varies.  Applications are available online at http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html

     Deadline:  March 1, 2019

     

    Currently just scholarship info - Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship-APPLICATION OPENS ON JANUARY 1, 2019 – Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT 1200 or ACT 25 composite score and a minimum GPA of 3.25.  Student must attend Indiana University (Bloomington), Indiana University Northwest (IUN), Purdue University West Lafayette (PU), Purdue University Northwest (PNW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), or Ball State University (BSU).  Scholarship amount is between $750-$3750/semester.  The application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.orgDeadline: Due online to the Dye Scholarship Committee by March 1. 

     

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    The winter dance tickets are on sale.  The dance is SATURDAY JANUARY 19th from 7 to 10pm in the cafeteria.  The theme this year is Starry Knight and the ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door so you must buy them in advance at the bookstore.  Out of school guest forms are available on the stand in front of the bookstore. These forms must be signed by your AP before you take them to the bookstore to purchase a ticket for your guest.  Stop by the bookstore if you have any additional questions about the dance!

     

    Attention Japanese Olympiad team.  Japanese Olympiad practice will be at 3pm on TODAY

     

    Interact meeting immediately after school in Mrs. Nygra’s room TODAY

     

    Atteniton Trail bound… the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6pm in Mr. DeRuntz’s Classroom.

     

    The first meeting for the Friends of the Library will be in the library at 7:20 am on THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th

     

    There will be a Girls Rising meeting in the library after school on THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

    The brand new CHS chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes will meet THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th at 7am in room A120 to gather as a community and relate the same passion we apply  in sports to help one another grow in our relationsip with God. The group is open to any individual athlete. You do not have to be a member of the CHS sports team to participate in FCA.  RSVP is requested in order to plan for refreshments.  Stop by room A120 or email Mr. Tenbarge to RSVP, or if you have questions. Come be a part of something new and positive!

     

    Attention Trail Bound...the mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 at 6:00 pm in Mr. DeRuntz's classroom

     

    Attention all WDSO morning DJ's, Newspersons and Assistants:  Check out the January Morning Schedule at the station to see what days you have been assigned.  Any questions, see Mr. Waters.  Also, the next all-member meeting is coming up on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 at 3 pm in the Radio/Video classroom. 

     

    Tickets for the Spring Play will be available in the bookstore for the spring play Alice in wonderland Looking glass.  The play dates are March 1st, March 2nd and March 3rd.  Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students/seniors,  Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) $20.00, children 3 and under are FREE.

     

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