Believe and Achieve Times

Student and Parent Edition: February 14, 2022

All 11th graders will take the SAT on March 2!

SAT exam Day - March 2!


March 2, 2022 is designated as Indiana’s SAT Day. The SAT is the new accountability measure for all Indiana schools. The SAT is now a mandated test for all 11th grade students in the state of Indiana. As a result, Chesterton High School will be providing the SAT test free of charge to all 11th grade students.

In addition, all 10th grade students will be taking the ASVAB Career Exploration assessment at CHS. The ASVAB Career Exploration program in schools is a modified test administered to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students for career exploration. The ASVAB test results are sent to schools so participants can explore career options with counselors and teachers that would align with the students Grad Pathway. The scores report how the student performed on each subtest area, and how their scores compare with others who took the test. Participants receive three composite scores in verbal, math and science/technical skills used for career exploration, and the AFQT score is also reported.

All 9th grade and 12th grade students will participate in elearning activities on March 2. Below is a schedule for all CHS students on March 2.


9th grade: elearning at home

  • All 9th grade students will be registering with Ivy Tech DualEnroll to get ready for dual credit opportunities they will have during their high school career at CHS. Students who do or have registered with Ivy Tech DualEnroll will be able to take their Knowledge Assessment activity that will ensure that they are qualified for all dual credit opportunities at Chesterton High School. All Ivy Tech Dual Credit classes are free to all CHS students. Please click on the links below for instructions on how to register for Ivy Tech DualEnroll. We do encourage all 9th grade students to enroll with Ivy Tech DualEnroll prior to March 2 so they can complete the Knowledge Assessment portion of this process.

  • Ivy Tech Dual Credit Student Checklist

  • Knowledge Assessment Guide

  • Naviance Activity: Career Interest Inventory


10th grade: ASVAB testing at CHS


11th grade: SAT testing at CHS


12th grade: elearning at home

  • 12th grade students will be conducting an elearning day. Students will be able to go on college visits (both in-person and virtual), participate in community service opportunities, complete scholarships, work at their internship location (for those who have them), or job shadow for a potential career path.

CHS is proud to provide these opportunities for our students on March 2, 2022. If you have questions please contact CHS at 219-983-3730.

CHS Girls' Swimming Team finishes 10th at the state meet!

The girls' swimming team finished as the 10th best team in the state this past Saturday at the state finals. Great job to the entire team!


200 Medley Relay: Olivia Piunti, Alana Jardenil, Rachel Dildine, Veronika Ozimek
8th place: 146.35



200 Freestyle: Rachel Dildine: 13th place: 1:54.98

200 IM: Alana Jardenil: 9th place: 2:04.94

50 Yard Freestyle: Veronika Ozimek: 8th place: 23.73


100 butterfly: Rachel Dildine: 10th Place: 56.46


100 Freestyle: Veronika Ozimek: 7th place: 51.54


100 Breaststroke: Alana Jardenil: 9th place: 1:04.06


400 Freestyle Relay: Veronika Ozimek, Rachel Dildine, Olivia Piunti, Alana Jardenil: 10th place: 3:30.46


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CHS Wrestling Team advances three wrestlers to the state meet!

Three CHS wrestlers' qualified for the state finals this past Saturday. Congrats to Hayden Demarco, Aiden Torres, and Gage Demarco and good luck at the state meet!


120lb: Hayden Demarco: Semi-State Champion!!!!!

126lb: Isaiah Wilson: 9th place

145lb: Aiden Torres: Semi-State Champion!!!!!

152lb: Chase Staubus: 9th place

170lb: Luke Stento: 5th place

195lb: Gage Demarco: 3rd place

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CHS Orchestra students shine at ISSMA!

Congratulations to the students of the CHS Orchestra for participating in the ISSMA district solo & ensemble auditions on Saturday, February 12 at Kankakee Valley Middle School.

Earning Gold Ratings for Solos: Kooper Sutherland, violin; Danielle Chisko, viola; Chloe McGowan, viola; Owen Rutherford, cello; James Monik, cello; Conor Casteel, bass; Oliver Wilgocki, bass.


Earning Silver Ratings for Solo: Maizy Swanson, cello.


Earning Gold Ratings for Ensembles: Ethan Adams, Savannah Self, Aiden Corral, Conor Casteel, Bryce Biddle, Owen Rutherford, Ryan Higgins, and Eamon Skube.


Several students competed at the group 1 level and the following are ISSMA State Qualifiers


ISSMA State Qualifiers for Solos: Abrianna Rodriguez, violin; Coryn Rodriguez, violin; Edith Estridge, violin; Saffron Shrum, violin and Adrian Dooley, cello.


Each orchestra class presented a large ensemble for competition and both are ISSMA State Qualifiers.


ISSMA State Qualifiers for Ensembles: Edith Estridge, Rhianna Pfeiffer, Hailey Jalovecky, Saffron Shrum, Gage Adcock, Danielle Chisko, Adrian Dooley, Eamon Skube, Kooper Sutherland, Emmalise Adcock, Savannah Self, Ethan Adams, Aiden Corral, Jake Hullinger, Chloe McGowan, Logan Arthur, Elayna Doede, and Conor Casteel.


Congratulations to the students of the large ensembles and their instructors Ms. Gerig and Mr. Bess for their excellent coaching.


Bravo CHS Orchestra!

11 CHS Football players named Academic All-State!

11 CHS football players were named to the IFCA Academic All State football team. Congrats to our student-athletes for working hard on and off the field!
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CHS Robotics Team

The CHS Robotics' Team competed at the Crown Point Invitational this past weekend. The team continues to improve! Great job to our Robotics team!


Aryaman Agashe

Abigail Gniadecki

Colby Gossman

Matthew Hruskocy

David BcGrogan

Brennan Olson

Josey Parlock

Addisyn Rodriguez

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CHS Show Choir competes at Pike High School!

On Saturday the CHS Show Choirs and Show Choir Band competed at PIke HS.

Drifters and The Business were 4th Runner-Up

Named Best Stage Crew w/outstanding performer Jodie Geenan.


Sandpipers and The Business were 3rd Runner-Up

w/Oustanding Performer Emily Mayersky


Senior Lauren Bolla was named the Solo Competition GRAND CHAMPION!


All groups boasted their best performances of the season so far.

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