The value of a holistic high school experience

BIshop Chatard student body participates in a Eucharistic procession

Preparing students for the academic rigors of college is a priority for parents when choosing a high school. But it is not the only consideration.  Teenagers excel in an environment where they are prepared mentally, physically, and emotionally. It is vital for young people to be nurtured and encouraged to explore who God is calling […]

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Cheers to Ted Lasso! The value in knowing a name

BCHS theology teacher Brian Shaughnessy recognizes students for a job well done.

Those that know me well know that I am a huge fan of the Apple TV series Ted Lasso. I may have dressed up as Ted on Halloween last year while coaching my daughter’s U8 soccer team, taking every opportunity to shout a famous line from the show during the game. Yep, that guy. But I digress.  Among the many things I […]

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Puppy Power: Relieving Test Anxiety

Therapy Dog relieves stress

Finals Week can be a stressful time for students. End-of-year exams, even when a child has studied and is prepared, create anxiety. Bishop Chatard art teacher Katherine Eckart shares her classroom experience with Millie, the therapy dog, and how the puppy love Millie provides can help alleviate stress.

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Choice Scholarship is ‘affordability game-changer’

Indiana's Indiana Choice Scholarship program enhances the ability of Hoosier families to afford private school.

Paying to send your child to a private school is a financial sacrifice, no doubt about it. For many families, tuition can feel like roadblock with no detour. Expansion of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program during the state’s 2021 legislative session opened the door to a Catholic education for many families that previously considered it […]

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The value of Advanced Placement

… a student’s experience By Aidan Kramer (BCHS Class of 2020) In high school, there are many opportunities available to students. Athletics, academic clubs, theatre and music, and a variety of extracurriculars give students a chance to get involved in and try new things. During my four years at Bishop Chatard, I participated in a […]

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But it’s just high school! 10 resources to help choose the best fit for your child.

At some point in each parent’s journey through the high school search process, this thought inevitably comes to mind. But it’s just high school! In many areas where high school choices are abundant, choosing the right school for your student has become as time-consuming and, often, as stressful as choosing a college. There is so much to […]

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Welcome to Bishop Chatard’s Trojan Talk!

Bishop Chatard High School trojan talk

Welcome to the Bishop Chatard Trojan Talk Blog! Trojan Talk blog is written by faculty and staff members at Bishop Chatard High School, an archdiocesan high school located on the north side of Indianapolis. With an average enrollment of 700 students annually, BCHS is large enough to offer students the opportunity to explore their unique […]

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