Weekly Parent Newsletter
August 7, 2019
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!
It is wonderful to hear the sound of student voices filling the halls of Bishop Chatard once again, and classes are off to a great start. Below are a few reminders about the school schedule during the next few weeks. Please mark your calendars for the upcoming parent meetings and Back-to-School Night.
View the master calendar by clicking here .

Thursday, August 8
Dress code for the day is regular school uniforms.
7:50 a.m. - Arrival, Full day of School for all students
 
Friday, August 9
In order to promote school spirit or celebrate events during the school year, Fridays are designated as spirit days on which students may wear any Bishop Chatard shirt and uniform pants or shorts.  
Dismissal at 2:11 p.m.

Monday, August 12  
Arrival at 8:55 a.m.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Freshman - Junior Parent Meeting

Wednesday, August 14  
6:00 p.m. - Back-to-School Night 

Thursday, August 15
9:40 a.m. - All-School Mass

Friday, August 16
In order to promote school spirit or celebrate events during the school year, Fridays are designated as spirit days on which students may wear any Bishop Chatard shirt and uniform pants or shorts.  
Dismissal at 2:11 p.m.

Monday, August 19
Arrival at 8:55 a.m.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Senior Parent Meeting
News & Events
Meal Programs at BCHS
Breakfast and lunch are available for purchase by students at BCHS! View menus and read about payment options and an app offered through My Mealtime.
Casting Call for the Fall Play
The Fall Play will be "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)." There will be an Audition Prep Session on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the Kyle Guyton Theatre for all interested students. This is an opportunity to hear from the directors and ask questions about the play before auditions. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the Kyle Guyton Theatre. All BCHS students are welcome. Click here for more information! If you have questions, contact Mr. Troy Cockrum at  tcockrum@bishopchatard.org .
Girls Soccer: Dine and Donate
Enjoy Panera and support the BCHS girls soccer team! On Saturday, Aug. 10, from 4 - 8 p.m. bring the flyer or show an electronic version to the cashier when you place your order and Panera will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase. Click here  to view the flyer! 
Freshman Grandparent Mass & Reception is Aug. 22
Bishop Chatard invites all grandparents of freshmen students to join us on Thursday, Aug. 22, for a special Mass and reception. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m, and the Mass begins at 9 a.m,, with the reception immediately following. Parents are asked to RSVP for grandparents. Click here for parking information, other details and to RSVP.
Join us for the Back-To-School Booster Bash!
August 17
The Bishop Chatard Athletic Boosters will host the annual Booster Bash on Saturday, Aug. 17. This event, open to people 21 and over, will feature appetizers and drinks, and games including Euchre, Cornhole and Hole-in-One chances.  Click here to register for the event or to become a member of the Booster Club!
Sign up today for Senior Portraits!
Attention parents of seniors: The sign-up form to select a time for your student's senior yearbook portrait is now open. Every senior needs to sign up to have a picture taken. More details can be found on the Bishop Chatard website  Senior Page . Any questions, contact publications adviser Mrs. Tracy Luke at  tluke@bishopchatard.org. Click here to make your appointment!
Job Opportunities
BCHS is currently accepting applications for a variety of job opportunities including, Coordinator of Special Events and Alumni Relations, cafeteria positions, and several coaching positions. Learn more about each of these positions and how to apply here!
Annual Fund Dinner & Achievement Awards
Bishop Chatard friends and alumni are invited to celebrate and support BCHS at our Annual Fund Dinner. The 2019-2020 Annual Fund Dinner will be held on  Wednesday, Aug. 28 . Check-in and appetizers begin at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m. Featured at this dinner is recognition of this year's Achievement Award honorees.  RSVP here.
Join us for the Yacht Rocks Party!
September 7
If you enjoyed last year's Chatard-A-Bration and want more Yacht Rock, or if you missed the evening and would like a second chance to  Come Sail Away , you are in luck! Purchase your tickets and  Escape  to Yacht Rocks! at the home of Bryon & Christine Konvolinka (4900 Buttonwood Crescent, Indianapolis) on Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are limited, so  Ride Captain Ride  and purchase your tickets today! Tickets are $50 per person, and food, libations and fun are included! Purchase your tickets  here!
2019 Golf Outing!
October 4
The BCHS golf outing will take place at Highland Country Club, and many ways to support this annual event are still available! If you’d like to support the outing by becoming a sponsor, contact Margaret Ruffing at  mruffing@bishopchatard.org or phone 317-251-1451, Ext. 2242. Make your reservation to play and view additional details for the 2019 Golf Outing  here .
2019 National Catholic Youth Conference
Join 25,000 teens from around the country for an exciting, three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic youth, grades 9-12. The schedule includes general sessions, workshops, and opportunities for reconciliation, daily liturgy, and special activities such as concerts, a dance and comedy club. Those interested in attending the conference should contact Kyle Murphy at kmurphy@ihmindy.org. For further information on the event, please click here.