Tuesday, October 1

Attention all students--All students MUST go home after school if they are attending the basketball game.  You may not stay after school. You can return to school after 5:00pm if you plan to attend the game.  The game starts are 5:30. Tonight, in memory of Coach Julie who was the girls coach in 2017, the girls Basketball Team is asking all fans to wear purple to the game tonight in her honor.    


Congratulations to our 8th grade Boys Baseball team, they won Sectionals and will continue their journey in the State Tournament on Friday at 4:30 pm at the Eastside Center in Peoria. We are offering a fan bus on Friday and WHEN they WIN we will have one on  Saturday too!! The bus will leave at 3:00 pm and return at approximately 7:15 pm on Friday.. If you are interested, pick up Friday and Saturday permission slips in the office and return it by Thursday. Let’s show our support, Go Charger Baseball!


Hey Chargers! MATHCOUNTS will have its first meeting in room 218 on Thursday, October 3rd right after school until 4:45pm. Not sure what MATHCOUNTS is all about? Stop by Mrs. Soliday's room for more information. See you next Thursday!


Chiddix Jazz Band starts on Thursday October 3rd from 4:00 to 5:15 pm in the band room. The jazz band is looking to fill spots for guitarist, bassist, and drum set. If you are interested please see Mrs. Ogdon for a Jazz Band Form.


For all Chargers interested in wrestling this year; starting Sept 17th the wrestling mats will be available (open mats) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. You will have an opportunity to work out and try your hand at the great sport of wrestling. 


Attention all boys interested in basketball:  The next 8th grade open gym will be on Wednesday, Oct 2nd, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  For future open gyms, stop by the office and pick up a flyer that lists all open gym dates and times for all grade levels.  Also remember, you can attend open gyms for your grade level only.  


Chess club meets every Wednesday after school until 5:00 PM. “CHECK” it out!


Have you ever been bullied or seen someone else get bullied? Did you want to help? If so, come to Not in Our School (otherwise known as NIOS) where we talk about ways to keep Chiddix safe and learn to be upstanders. Our next meeting is Thursday, October 3 in the IMC. Ask Ms. Bettis, Ms. Chambers, or Ms. Glatt  for more information!


Looking for a way to show your pride or support the LGBTQIA community? Come to a GSA meeting to see how you can help with inclusiveness for all! Also, we have the best snacks! Our next meeting is Thursday, October 3 in the IMC. See Ms. Chambers,  Ms. Bettis, or Ms. Glatt for more information! 


Completed Student Council Applications for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades are due by the end of the school day TODAY. Applicants, by the end of today please make sure that your application video has been submitted, and the teacher recommendation form and signature page have been turned in to Mrs. Peoples. If you have any questions please see  Mrs. Peoples.


Student Council wants to remind you that it is not too late to bring in old shirts. There is a labeled bin in the front lobby for you to throw your shirt in. Your student Council will be using the old shirts to make dog toys that will be given to animal shelters in McLean County.


Girls Who Code is meeting today after school from 3:45-4:45 in Miss Nuding’s room. Please make sure you have a ride ready to pick you up at 4:45.


Picture packets are in the process of being passed out.  Picture retakes will be Thursday, October 10. To be eligible for a picture retake you must pick up a form in the office and follow what it says.  All forms and picture packets must be returned to the office by Monday, October 7. Questions - see Mrs. Goss in room 308.


Don't forget there is an All-School Fun Night this Friday, October 4th from 3:45 to 5:45.  This is for current students only.  Parents, siblings and students from other schools are not allowed.  Buy tickets all this week during lunch hours and bring some extra money with you to the fun night for games and snacks.