Chatfield High School Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 5
Day: 21
Middle School Day: 1


“Life is meant to be a challenge, because challenges are what makes you grow .”- Manny Pacquiao

All Student Announcements (7-12):


Back row left to right:
Brennan Hill, Tristin Reinhardt, Peter Hebrink, Connor Jax, Campbell Berge, Andrew Tweten
Front row left to right:
Reigns Caradine, Brynn Irish, Sydney Allen, Jaiden Zimmerman, Shelby Nolan, Madeline Clemens


If you checked out a book early in the school year, haven’t returned it, and haven’t renewed it, it is now overdue!  If you are done with it, please return it so someone else can read it.  If you are not done with it, please bring it by the Library in the LINC and get it renewed; it only takes a couple seconds.  Thanks!!


FLU vaccine for CHS students and staff
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
9:00 a.m. – Noon
You can pick up and return your sheet to the HS office.
All vaccine sheets need to be turned in no later than Friday, October 8 at noon.


School spirit items for sale this week and next week during lunch and in Ms. Adams office before and after school. We have bandanas, pom poms, maroon & white bead neckalaces, pennants, foam fingers and seat cushions. Show your school spirit during homecoming week.


Homecoming week is October 4-9!
All night activities are only for grades 9-12.

Tuesday: Country vs Country Club - wear your camo and boots or your polo and khakis
            Support the cross country team at the Chatfield Golf Course!
            Bonfire in the gravel parking lot from 7-9 PM. There will be 'smores and a bean bag tournament! There will be a sign up sheet outside the counselor's office for the tournament. It is first come, first serve due to limited time and slots. The winners of each grade tournament will play the other grades to earn points.
Wednesday: Color Wars
            Seniors: Black
            Juniors: White
            Sophomores: Blue
            Freshmen: Red
            8th grade: Green
            7th grade: Brown
            Staff: Pink
            Powderpuff Football @ 7:30
Thursday: Throwback Thursday - dress like a past decade or version of yourself
            Scavenger Hunt @ 6:30
Friday: Spirit Day - wear your gopher gear
            Pepfest & Coronation @ 1:30
            Support the varsity football team @7
Saturday: Homecoming Dance (Grades 9-12) from 8-11 PM


Senior High Announcements (9-12):


9-12 kids should not leave the cafeteria until Mr. Eppen or Mrs. Finseth releases lets them go. One of them will come down there and release them.

9th-12th graders – You will be voting for your 2021 HOCO King and Queen this Wednesday, October 6th via google forms. You will each be emailed a ballot and will be able to vote one time for your 2021 Homecoming Royalty! Voting closes Thursday @3:10pm. Please use your school email when voting.

Seniors Who sold Senior Pizzas:
The Huey’s pizzas will be ready for pick up on Monday the 11th from 2:45 to 3:15 in the senior lunch room.  Please arrange to have someone pick up your pizzas at that time.

Senior High Knowledge Bowl will practice during lunch in Mrs. Hanson’s room this Thursday. Bring your lunch! See you then!


Attention Families of 9th and 10th grade students:

Our rescheduled Gettysburg/Washington, DC trip is scheduled for June 26-July 3, 2022. Many of you remained registered for this trip with Legacy Student Travel and they are very excited to travel with you. For those of you who did, please be on the lookout for an announcement coming soon from Legacy with an update on this trip. This announcement will also be posted on the Travel Connections site, as well. Simply log into your account with them, and click on the Announcement Tab. For anyone wishing to join this trip (not currently registered), please contact Amy at Legacy Student Travel at for more information on itinerary, pricing, and how to register.

You will need to know your Grade Point Average, the level of education of your parent/guardian, and whether or not you guardian/parent served in the military.  It would be wise to bring your calculator on this day to make sure it qualifies as one that can be used on the PSAT test.


Drivers Education for students age 14 ½ and older will be Mon-Fri, Oct. 25-Nov. 5,  3:20-6:20 p.m.   Parents join the class on November 5th.   Flyers are available in the Activities Office.  Register at

Counselor News:

Greater Rochester Advocates for Colleges & Universities (GRAUC) and Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) have teamed up to provide youth and adults in southeast Minnesota the opportunity to attend a the SE MN College Festival. This regional and virtual take on a college fair is designed for students, parents, counselors, and educators to attend. Sessions range from 15 to 45 minutes and take place during the daytime and evening hours to accommodate for parent engagement.  Sessions range in content from career training options, support services for all students and first generation college students, and financial aid support. See the attached program with session details. All Zoom links will be posted on FutureForward in the coming days.

Some dates/deadlines to keep in mind
October 1: Start of Free College Application Month in Minnesota!
October 1: When you can start applying for FAFSA for next year!
October 6: PSAT Pre Administration
October 13: PSAT Test 
October 18: College Information Night 6:00-7:30 (open to gr. 10-12)
October 21&22: No School- Great days to go on some college visits!

Middle School Announcements (7-8):

REMINDER: Phones should NOT be out during the school day, lunchtime or recess. Any phones seen will be taken to the office.



From the Kitchen:
Reminder that NO ala carte items can be charged to your account if you have a negative balance.
Morning Break:  Do not come thru at morning break if your account is negative.  Unless you are paying cash.


Breakfast: Banana Chocolate Loaf, Choice of Cereal
Classic Café: Beef Hot Dog on a Bun, vegetable choice, fruit choice
Diner: Italian Meatball Sub
Grab & Go: Ham Deli Sub Sandwich

Extracurricular Activities:

Tuesday, October 5th
4:20 Cross Country home at Golf Course
4:30 7th grade Football at Cannon Falls
6:00 8th grade Football at Cannon Falls

Thursday, October 7th
5:00 9th grade Football home Rochester Century

Friday, October 8th
7:00 Varsity Football home Goodhue