Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Senior Exit Survey Results

At the end of each school year, Chadron High School contracts with LifeTrack Services, Inc. to conduct a confidential, non-biased senior exit survey. We just received the results for the graduating class of 2018. 43 seniors responded to the survey this year. I've included my notes in comparing these results to last year. 

Thank you to all of our seniors for providing this important information which helps provide focus for our efforts for continuous improvement of our school.

  1. Did you have a positive learning experience at Chadron High School?
    • Yes - 100%  Same as last year
    • No - 0%
  2. Was the counseling department helpful and supportive meeting your needs?
    • Yes - 95.6%  About the same as last year
    • No - 2.2%
    • No Response - 2.2%
  3. Did your teacher encourage you to continue your education?
    • Yes - 97.8%  Higher than last year
    • No - 2.2%
  4. Were enough elective classes offered for you to explore different career opportunities?
    • Yes - 82%  Same as last year
    • No - 18%
  5. Do you think you will be able to easily find a job that can support you?
    • Yes - 91%  Same as last year
    • No - 6.7%
  6. Did you ever experience significant harassment from other students?
    • Yes - 6.7%  Slightly higher than last year
    • No - 88.9%
    • No Response - 4.44%
  7. Chadron High School provided a safe learning environment?
    • Excellent - 77.8%  Lower than last year
    • Good - 17.8%  
    • Average - 4.4%
    • Below Average - 0%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
  8. Chadron High School maintained a drug-free environment?
    • Excellent - 15.6%   Lower than last year
    • Good - 33.3%        Same as last year
    • Average - 40%       Higher than last year
    • Below Average - 8.9%
    • Needs Improvement - 2.2%   Lower than last year
  9. Chadron High School provided a strong foundation in the use of technology?
    • Excellent - 51.1%  Lower last year
    • Good - 35.6%  
    • Average - 8.9%
    • Below Average - 2.2%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
    • No Response - 2.2%
  10. Teachers generally held high standards and demanded quality work?
    • Excellent - 62.2%  Lower than last year
    • Good - 37.8%
    • Average - 0%
    • Below Average - 0%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
  11. My teachers were knowledgeable about the curriculum being taught?
    • Excellent - 60%  Lower than last year
    • Good - 33.3%
    • Average - 6.7%
    • Below Average - 0%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
  12. I was challenged to experience academic growth each year?
    • Excellent - 73.3%  Lower than last year
    • Good - 26.7%
    • Average - 0%
    • Below Average - 0%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
    • No Response - 0%
  13. Rules were enforced consistently and fairly?
    • Excellent - 42.2%   Lower than last year
    • Good - 33.3%  
    • Average - 22.2%
    • Below Average - 2.2%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%
  14. What area(s) do you plan to pursue immediately after high school? (mark all that apply)
    • 4 Year College - 62.2%  Lower than last year
    • 2 Year College - 22.2%  Higher
    • Voc./Tech School - 0%  same
    • Work Full Time - 8.9%  same
    • Work Part Time - 4%  same
    • Military - 6.7%  Slightly higher
    • Other - 2.2%
    • No Response - 0%
  15. Overall, how would you rate Chadron High School as a learning environment?
    • Excellent - 77.8%  Lower than last year
    • Good - 17.8%        Lower than last year
    • Average - 4.4%
    • Below Average - 0%
    • Needs Improvement - 0%

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Last Day of School - Friday, May 18th

Friday, May 18th will be the last day of school for students. We'll dismiss students at 11:00am and host the annual free school/community picnic at 11:30am on the West side of the high school. Please join us.

Students will need to check-out of all of their classes, returning books & iPads and pay all lunch/library/iPad fees.

We encourage students to be prepared for payment of fees necessary to check out of school. 

Common fees include:

  • $19 iPad charging cord (missing/lost or exposed wires)
  • $19 iPad charging block (missing/lost)
  • $49 iPad fee (cracked screen)
  • $399 iPad replacement (missing/lost/broke iPad)
  • Library fees (lost books)
  • Lunch fees (negative lunch balance)
  • Fees for any missing uniforms or other equipment

Year-End Community Picnic Friday, May 18th

Help Us Celebrate The End Of An Outstanding Year!

Chadron Public Schools cordially invites community members, students and parents to attend the End Of The Year School Picnic on Friday May 18th at the practice field located West of the high school!

Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served starting after the 11:30am dismissal, and lasting until supplies run out.

Free Will donations will be accepted to cover food costs. Please bring your own chairs or grab a piece of the lawn. Please call 432-0700 if you have any questions.

Have a great summer!

Friday, May 11, 2018

Just One Event Left For Seniors

CHS Events:

Graduation will take place in the high school gym.  We do not reserve or block off
sections of seats for families of our graduates. Instead, families of the graduates are welcome to
enter the gymnasium when it opens at 11:00am and reserve up to 10 seats on the floor for the
graduation ceremony for your families.  There is additional seating provided in the bleachers.

Here’s the schedule of special activities:

Prom Saturday, May 5th    7:00p CSC Student Center
Baccalaureate Sunday, May 6th    7:00p CHS Auditorium
Honor’s Night Monday, May 7th    7:00p CHS Auditorium
Seniors Last Day Wednesday, May 9th        7:55a CHS
Graduation Practice Wednesday, May 9th     9:00a CHS Gym
Graduation Saturday, May 12th    1:00p CHS Gym

If you have any questions, please call the CHS Office at 432-0707.
Thank you!

Jerry E. Mack, Principal

CHS Graduation 1:00p Saturday, May 12th

CHS Graduation 1:00p May 12th

The CHS Graduation Ceremony will be streamed live (link coming soon)

 Chadron High School Graduation
 Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM

 Chadron High School Gymnasium
Class Motto: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Class Flower: White Rose
Class Colors: Red, Black & Silver
Class Song: "Little Wonders" by Rob Thomas

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Chadron High Moves Up To #3 Best High School In Nebraska by U.S. News & World Report

The 2018 list of Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report was just released and Chadron High School moves up from to the #3 Best High School in Nebraska from last years' ranking at the #5 spot.

"Chadron High School is recognize in the National Rankings and earned a bronze medal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college." according the the US News & World Report article posted today.

We congratulate the staff and students on all of the accomplishments of another successful year!

CHS Grads Visit the Primary School

The newest graduation tradition is to visit our Biggest Little Fans in the Cardinal nest at the Primary School.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

9:00am Start for HS on Wednesday, May 9th

Due to the senior check out process from 8:00-9:00, Chadron High School will begin classes at 9:00am for grades 9-11 on Wednesday, May 9th.