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Athletics News - Read the Sports Report and cheer on our Lions!

Read CHA’s Sports Report here: Lions’ Scoreboard

Lions’ HOME games:

  • Tuesday, 1/18: 5 PM – US Boys JV; 6:30 PM – US Boys V
  • Thursday, 1/20: 6:30 PM – US Girls V
  • Monday, 1/24: 5 PM – US Girls V

Calendar of all MS & US Games: CHA Athletics calendar

Business Office News - Tuition documentation for your IL taxes

To print a payment summary of your tuition payments to CHA for Illinois tax credit purposes, go to your FACTS account and:

  • Click the hyperlink called View Details next to Payment Plan & Billing
  • Click the button called View Payment Summary
  • Change the drop-down menu to 2021
  • Print!
Employment Opportunities - Could this be for you?

CHA is currently looking for more part-time preschool/Kindergarten assistants in both mornings and afternoons. It’s a rewarding job and comes with tuition benefits, too! Visit our Employment page to learn more.

Financial Aid News - Don't Miss Priority Consideration

Current families are encouraged to apply by January 31, 2022, in order to receive priority consideration for Financial Aid for the 2022-23 school year. NEW families are encouraged to apply as soon as they have submitted their online CHA student application.  Here are the steps to apply for financial aid:

  • Bookmark this link for the login page for FACTS. Follow the steps to create your personal account to FACTS.
  • Each family will need tax information from 2020 in order to complete and submit a financial aid application now.
  • By January 31, 2022, you will need to upload your W2 forms for 2021.
  • The cost of submitting a financial aid application is $35.
  • For any assistance, FACTS provides a customer service division that is confidential and reliable.
Recess - All PK-8 students must have snow gear!
All PK-Grade 8 students need to bring their coats, snow pants, gloves, hats, and boots to recess every day, since there will be outdoor recess even when the weather is cold (unless the wind chill is below 0°F). Thank you!
School Calendar News - Days off plus next year's start date!
  • There will be NO SCHOOL for students on Monday, January 24, as faculty, administrators, and the board will have a Strategic Planning Day.
  • SAVE THE DATE! The first day of the 2022-23 school year will be a half day on Monday, Aug. 15. The Transition Team will release the complete 2022-23 Key Dates overview calendar by the end of January.

The Wizard of Oz

Tickets are on sale now! Come follow the yellow brick road to see the middle school play on January 21-22, 2022.

COVID Response Plan

CHA's COVID Response Plan was updated on 1/13/22, based on new ISBE guidance. Stay updated on all protocol and resources here.

Service Learning Week

Learn how you can financially support our Middle & Upper School students on their mission trips throughout Chicago and Nashville during the week of March 14-18, 2022.



Fri., Jan. 21 & Sat., Jan. 22
MS Play – “The Wizard of Oz”

Mon., Jan. 24
(Strategic Planning Day)

Tues., Apr. 5, ’22
ACT Exam at CHA


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