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Athletics News - This Week's Basketball Games

MS Girls’ Basketball: Tuesday, 11/30, 4 PM at Washburne Green; Thursday, 12/2, 4 PM at Sears

MS Boys’ Basketball: Tuesday, 11/30, 4 PM (V), 5 PM (JV) at home vs.Washburne Green; Thursday, 12/2, 4 PM (V), 5 PM (JV) at home vs. Sears

US Boys’ Basketball: Tuesday, 11/30, 6:30 PM at Elgin Academy

Full details: CHA Athletics calendar

Chapel News - 'Tis the Season to join us virtually!

Everyone is invited to tune in to this week’s all-school chapel streaming live on our YouTube channel, Friday, December 3, 10:15 AM. You’ll see a special presentation from Jubilate, our 3rd-5th grade choir.

Other chapels that will be streaming for guests to enjoy are:

  • Wednesday, December 8, 10:15 AM: Lower School Nativity Chapel presented by the Kindergarten classes
  • Friday, December 17, 2 PM: All-School Christmas Chapel featuring many of our students
Health Services News - Updated COVID Documents

Several of our current COVID-related health documents have been updated. Please visit our COVID Response Plan webpage to make sure you have the latest information.

PVO News - Join in the December fun!

Cookie Blizzard – Tuesday, December 14 – Bless our faculty and staff with goodies! More details & sign up here.

CHA Upper School Birthday Breakfast – Wednesday, December 15

PVO Coffee – Friday, December 17 – More details and sign up here.

Questions? Contact PVO.

Security / Operations News - A must-read for anyone dropping something off at the CHA office

Important Reminder: There is no parking allowed at the curb near the front doors of school. Even if you are just dropping something off at the front office, make sure to pull your vehicle into a parking space.

Also, the circle drive should not be used by anyone except Preschool parents picking students up between 3:10-3:30 PM each day.

Thank you for following our parking guidelines!

Theatre News - "Wizard of Oz"

With new visitor guidelines coming, we are pleased to announce that we do plan to have the Middle School play, The Wizard of Oz, performed in person on January 21-22! More details will be on CHA Central within the week.

Yearbooks - Last Chance for Last Year's Yearbooks ('20-'21)

Wish you would’ve ordered a yearbook last year? Good news: we have a limited number of yearbooks left (2020-21) and will be selling them for $20 each! If you would like a copy, please email Sandi Decker and she will bill it to your student’s account.


Coinucopia 2021

WOW, CHA! We are SOOOOOOO close to reaching our $100,000 Coinucopia goal! Who can help us ROARRRRRR our way to the goal?! ONE DAY LEFT!

Counselors’ Corner

News of school shootings may be affecting your children, even from afar. Our counselors offer some suggestions for these difficult conversations.

Evening in the Fall

The Upper School's "Evening in the Fall" variety show premiered on our YouTube channel on Wednesday, November 24. Catch the replay here.



Wed., Dec. 8
Kindergarten Nativity Chapel (10:15 AM)

Fri., Dec. 10
Choral & Instrumental Christmas Concert (6:30 & 7:15 PM)

Fri., Dec. 17
PVO Coffee (1:30-3:00 PM)
All-School Christmas Chapel (live-streamed, 2-3 PM)

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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