Thursday, October 3

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 TODAY.   Let’s show our support, Go Charger Baseball!


Hey Chargers! MATHCOUNTS will have its first meeting in room 218 today right after school until 4:45pm. See you then!


Chiddix Jazz Band starts TODAY 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.


FCA Peeps- Our next meeting is this coming Tuesday from 3:45-4:30 in Mrs. Carey’s room. Please come see what we’re all about … Better yet… I’ll tell ya. We’re about Jesus-Snacks- Worship time- Games.

See you there.

The Normal West Dance team will be having a Halloween dance clinic Oct. 26 from 1-4 at Normal West High School.  Learn a fun routine, wear your favorite Halloween costume and perform at the Uptown Treat Feast Oct. 30 and enjoy all the festivities.  Cost is $25 and registration flyers are available on the Unit 5 website and Normal West Athletic website as well as your school office.


It's October, Chargers, and almost time for the first Books and Bites of the year! Do you enjoy spooky books? Then join the teen librarians from Normal and Bloomington and me on Tuesday, Oct. 8th! See me in the cafeteria for a pass to get in the front of the lunch line and then head up to the IMC for some boooook talks... Our theme this month is "Scary Stories To Tell At Lunch". Not into horror books? No worries. We'll have a different theme every month.


For all Chargers interested in wrestling this year; wrestling mats are available for 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. 


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. We meet today 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! We meet today in the IMC. See Ms. Chambers,  Ms. Bettis, or Ms. Glatt for more information! 


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. Yes, MONDAY! Questions - see Mrs. Goss in room 308.


There will be a Drama Club informational meeting in the cafeteria next Wednesday, October 9th from 3:45-4:45 pm. Anyone interested should plan to attend this meeting. Any questions please see Mrs. Peoples.


CHORUS:  There will be NO ILMEA rehearsal after school today, for those choir students auditioning for ILMEA.