Chatfield High School Daily Announcements

Friday, September 22
Day: 14

“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.”-Joseph Addison

All Student Announcements (7-12):

Delta members - our first all group meeting will be next Tuesday (9/26) at 7:30am in the forum.   

Gaming Club will end at 5:00 on Thursdays going forward.

Re-Take School Pictures are Ready!

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Don't forget to sign up for the bean bag tournament held on Tuesday, 26th! Sign ups will be outside of the counseling office.


Fall play auditions will be September 25th in the Forum room after school. Performance for Fall play will be November 17th at 7pm and November 18th at 1pm at Potter Auditorium. Rehearsals will begin in October and are every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday evening at 7pm. If you'd like to audition but cannot make it on Monday the 25th, please email Rachel Schieffelbein at Thank you!


Students in grades 7-12 interesting in learning more about FFA opportunities can attend the Region 8 Fall Leadership Day Sept 28 9am-1pm Please see Ms Fritz ASAP to learn more and to sign up


Homecoming 23'! September 25-30
(Night time activities are for students in grades 9-12)

Monday- America    night activity: Poster Making 7-9 pm at high school
Tuesday- Hawaiian     night activity: bonfire 7-9 pm at high school & Bean Bag Competition
Wednesday- Color Wars     night activity: Powder Puff
            Seniors: black
            Juniors: white
            Sophomores: blue
            Freshmen: red
            8th grade: green
            7th grade: brown
Thursday- Duo Day/Twin Day     night activity: Boys Volleyball
Friday- Spirit Day! Coronation & Pepfest, Homecoming Football Game
Saturday- Dance 8-11  (For students in grades 9-12)   entrance fee: $5


Students in grades 8-12 are invited to be part of this year’s Engineering Machine Design Contest to build a unique chain reaction machine using household items, chemical reactions, and simple machines.  Teams of 4-10 students build the machines around this year’s theme – Human to Tech Transfer - and compete against other schools from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin in the spring.  If you are interested in being part of Chatfield’s EMDC teams, please see Mrs. Gathje by the end of September.

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to join the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.  This year’s task is to “Put Toothpaste on a Toothbrush.”   This highly competitive contest involves building a very large chain reaction machine of 75 energy transfers.  If you are interested in being part of Chatfield’s Rube Goldberg team, please see Mrs. Gathje by the end of September.


Students in grades 9-12 are invited to prepare a self-directed science or engineering project to present at the Regional and State Science and Engineering Fair.  Please see Mrs. Gathje for details by the end of September.


Senior High Announcements (9-12):

10th Grade report to the Forum for Access on Tuesday, September 26th for a meeting with Jostens.

Seniors: Please report to the gym- Friday, Sept. 22nd – The 2023 Homecoming Court will be announced.  Those on court will need to meet for a photo and information.   

Dance Fitness Class-There will be THREE Dance Fitness Classes next week for homecoming.  Join us on MONDAY, TUESDAY, and FRIDAY in the Multipurpose room during Access.  Don’t miss out!

DRIVERS EDUCATION is Monday-Friday, Oct. 23-November 3rd , 3:30-6:30 p.m.   Individuals 14 & older are welcome to participate in the Drivers Education class provided by Enhanced Driving Institute.   Students must by 15 in order to take the permit test.    For more details, and to register, go to

Homecoming out of town guest forms available now. Click the link to fill out your form. Dance Reg Homecoming 2023.pdf All forms must be in the high school office by Tuesday, September 26.



Counselor News:

JUNIORS & SENIORS!  An admissions counselor from UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY, Fayette, IA will be here on Monday, October 9 at 11:45AM.  Sign up on table outside counseling office if you wish to meet with her.

10th, 11th, and 12th GRADERS:  The Minnesota Education (College) Fair at RCTC is Tuesday, October 10 from 8:30AM to 10AM. Over 90 colleges will be there. If you are interested, sign up to attend on the table outside the counseling office by Wednesday, October 4. Bus will load at 7:50AM.

Tiffany Bettcher from RCTC will be here Tuesday, September 26 at 8AM.  She is here to assist students interested in PSEO with their questions, registration, accuplacer testing. She is also here for general college questions regarding applications, FAFSA, and more. Sign up on the table outside the counseling office if you want to meet with her. 

Look outside the counselor's office for some great opportunities with Mayo Clinic’s annual open house, the imaging open house as well as Tuition-FREE programs. See Mrs. Duxbury if you are interested in attending.


Middle School Announcements (7-8):

If you applied for Middle School Council, you should have received an email notifying if you were selected or not.  Our first Middle School Council meeting , for those selected, will be this Friday during Access, in Mrs. Daniels’ room.  Please go to her room after the pledge.   

Junior High Knowledge bowl's first practice will be held in Mrs. Hanson's room Thursday during access. 




Breakfast: Breakfast Bowl, Biscuit & Gravy, Yogurt Parfait with Fruit & Granola, Chicken Waffle Sandwich, Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal, Fruit Selection, Milk
Classic Café: Taco Pinwheels, Salsa, Steamed Green Beans, Fruit & Vegetable Bar
Diner:  Corn Dog, Crispy Chicken Sandwich
Grab & Go: Honey Mustard Ham Wrap, Cravin Craisin Salad


Friday, September 22nd
TBD Varsity Volleyball at Burnsville Showcase Tournament

Saturday, September 23rd
TBD Varsity Volleyball at Burnsville Showcase Tournament
TBD Cross Country at Winona