Collierville High School

Regular Season District Champions

New High School Coming Fall 2018

Regular Season, District and Regional Tournament Champions

CHS International Club Officers 2015-2016

The Best Student Section In Tennessee

Graduation Friday May 20, 7PM, Bellevue Baptist 

Lady Dragon Lacrosse

Dismiss from school at 10:15 on Friday, May 27 . . . No lunches served on this day . . . Have a great summer!

Principal's Message

Welcome to the Collierville High School website!

I am genuinely excited and humbled to serve our students, parents, faculty, and community as the Principal of Collierville High School. CHS is ranked among the nations’ top schools by U. S. News and World Report and the seventh best school in Tennessee. These rankings are a direct result of an outstanding student body, dedicated faculty & staff, and devoted community.

The CHS Faculty and Staff maintain high expectations for all students in favor of providing the best possible learning environments. We value curiosity, creativity, collaboration, and character. Our students grow through authentic learning experiences that grant opportunities of application in order to demonstrate deep understandings of concepts.

Thank you for visiting our website. Feel welcome to contact us should you have any questions about CHS.

Chip Blanchard, Principal
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Important Now

Second Semester Exam Information and Schedule
A student having a 90 or higher average for the two terms in a specific course, and having three (3) or fewer excused absences in that same course will be exempted from the semester exam if the student desires. When a student is exempted from the examination, the semester average will be the average of the two term grades and any state-mandated exam as outlined above. ANY UNEXCUSED ABSENCE IN THE COURSE WILL DISQUALIFY THE STUDENT FROM ALL EXEMPTIONS. EXEMPTIONS APPLY ONLY TO TEACHER-MADE SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS. Twelfth grade students are eligible for exam exemption during both semesters. All other students who meet the above requirements may be exempted for only the second semester exam.
 
 
S2 Underclassmen Exam Schedule 2016

Wednesday, May 25 (Full Day)

1st period exam – 7:00–8:30

2nd period exam – 8:35–10:05

3rd period class – 10:10–10:37

5th period class – 10:42–12:31 (see lunch schedule below)

4th period class – 12:36–1:00

6th period class – 1:05–1:30

7th period class – 1:35–2:00


Lunch Schedule

A – 10:42 – 11:05

B – 11:10 – 11:33

C – 11:38 – 12:02

D – 12:07 – 12:31


Thursday, May 26 (Full Day)

3rd period exam – 7:00–8:30

4th period exam – 8:35–10:05

6th period class – 10:10–11:57 (see lunch schedule below)

7th period class – 12:02–12:25

5th period exam – 12:30–2:00


Lunch Schedule

A – 10:10 – 10:33

B – 10:38 – 11:01

C – 11:06 – 11:29

D – 11:34 – 11:57


Friday, May 27 (Half Day)

6th period exam – 7:00–8:35

7th period exam – 8:40–10:15

Dismiss from school at 10:15.  No lunches served on this day.
 
 

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News & Announcements

9th - 11th Grade Exam Check-Out Slip

9th Grade - 11th Grade Final Exams are scheduled for May 25-27, 2016. With permission, students may self- checkout after their exams are completed each day. Click on the heading to see exam schedule and print permission slip. Contact Attendance Office with questions.

CHS Named One Of America's Most Challenging Schools

Collierville High School has been named on the 2016 America’s Most Challenging High Schools list that is published by The Washington Post.

CHS was ranked 1138 nationally and No. 11 in the State of Tennessee. To see the complete list click on the heading.

93 Graduating Seniors In ACT 30 & Above Club

Congratulations to the Class of 2016 for numerous accomplishments that includes 93 senior members in the ACT 30 & Above Club. Collierville High School has the second highest ACT average in the State of Tennessee.

School Counseling Announces Freshmen Frenzy Date

Click on the heading for more information regarding CHS's annual Freshmen Frenzy. The 2016 date for the rising Freshmen will be July 21, 2016. All Back To School Information will be linked to the image below the Twitter feed, on our homepage, when information is released.

Orientation Day (Registration) Set For August 2, 2016

Click here to see information about orientation, formerly known as registration, for the 2016-2017 school year including dates and times. All Back To School Information will be linked to the image below the Twitter feed, on our homepage, when information is released.

Dual Enrollment Transcripts for Graduated Seniors

Students who took a dual enrollment course at CHS and are not attending the University of Memphis must have the U of M transcript mailed to the college they will be attending. This is the only way your college will award the college credit. Click on the heading to complete the Off Campus U of M transcript request and fax or mail it in.

Contact Courtney Wall, CHS dual enrollment coordinator, at cwall@colliervilleschools.org with any questions.

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Forms and Documents

Dragon Spirit News

Dragon Spirit News

Scholarships

***The deadline to submit CHSAA scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year has passed. We will update the links next school year.  The links have been disabled.
 
Collierville Alumni Association Scholarships

In keeping with the continuing educational spirit of Collierville High School, the Collierville High School Alumni Association offers annual scholarships to the graduating senior class. Selections are made based on different criteria for each scholarship but include merit, financial need, school involvement, community activity and academic success as examples.

There are 7 different scholarships offered to CHS students this year. To view each available scholarship, select the links below. Please review each scholarship for detailed requirements and instructions. If you would like to apply there are online applications listed under each page.

All scholarship applications must be submitted by Monday, February 22nd at 2pm. See Mrs. Comella, or email ccomella@colliervilleschools.org, if you have any questions.
 
  • Collierville Alumni Association Scholarship
  • Herman Osteen Merit Scholarship
  • Jasper Stark Scholarship
  • Virgie Cox Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Setterlund Leadership Scholarship
  • CHSAA Technical School Book/Tool Scholarship
  • Mary Louise Cox Scholarship
Scholarships

Just For Teachers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Homerooms
  • 9th Homerooms – Homecoming (Mary Jane May)
  • 10th Homerooms – 10-1 through 10-12 Homecoming/10-13 through 10-25 Prom 
  • 11th Homerooms – Prom (Courtney Gillespie)
  • 12th Homerooms – Graduation (Kristy Krotzer)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Trip Procedures:
Please submit student rosters and an itinerary when requesting a field trip or athletic trip through MLP.
In addition, if the students will be traveling in private vehicles, these documents must also be provided and filed in my office:
1. Valid driver’s license(s) of driver(s) of vehicle(s) which have been scanned through Raptor
2. Copy of current insurance indicating liability limits of at least the TN state minimums of
25,000 (bodily injury), 50,000 (aggregate), and 15,000 (property damage)
3. Permission slips from parents/guardians verifying knowledge of driver with whom students will be Riding

Groups can have all potential parent drivers complete the private vehicle form with required documents at the beginning of their season or the year. This will suffice for the remainder of that season/year.

 
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ALL-STARS

Ground Breaking from Collierville High School on Vimeo.

Upcoming Events

ACT
Date: 6/11/2016, 7 AM 12:30 PM
Location: CHS Campus
Freshman Frenzy 2016
Date: 7/21/2016, 8 AM 2 PM
Location: CHS Auditorium and Varsity Gym
Orientation Day
Date: 8/2/2016, 12 PM 7 PM
Location: All Schools
1st Day for Students!
Date: 8/8/2016

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Quick Poll

Quick Poll

What is the best advice to help prepare for final exams?

Don't wait until the last minute to study

55.32% (109)

Organize a study place

1.52% (3)

Use flow charts and diagrams

2.03% (4)

Practice with questions from old tests

10.15% (20)

Explain your answers to someone

5.58% (11)

Organize a study group

6.59% (13)

Take plenty of breaks

12.18% (24)

Drink lots of water and snack on 'brain foood'

6.59% (13)
Poll is closed.
This is not a scientific poll.

Student Spotlight

Aaron Peil
Sophomore
 
Aaron Peil is a sophomore at Collierville High School. He is a member of the Dragons Baseball team and excels in the classroom.  Click on the link to find out more about Aaron.  
 
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Teacher Spotlight

Drew Hensarling
Social Studies

Coach Hensarling is in his 9th year of teaching.  He taught Elementary P.E. for 5 years and is in his 4th year of teaching History at CHS along with sponsoring the Mountain Bike Club and coaching Boys’ Soccer.

For 15 years he lived in Charleston, South Carolina before moving to Mobile, AL after his father retired from the Navy.  Coach Hensarling obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Auburn University.  Go War Eagles!

He and his wife, Holly have been married for 13 years and have a 7-year-old daughter Anna Claire.  Holly is a history teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School.

In his spare time, he enjoys running, hanging out with his family, and cheering on his favorite soccer team, Liverpool.  He has run in 12 marathons and has been the Pacer for the St. Jude Marathon for the last few years.  He and his wife are planning a hiking trip to Colorado this summer.
 
Coach Hensarling states that he has enjoyed being a part of the Collierville High family and looks forward to many more years here of teaching and coaching.

His favorite quote: “Go fast enough to get there, but slow enough to see.”  Jimmy Buffet

 



 
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Staff Spotlight

Brett Heinrich
Assistant Principal
 
Mr. Brett Heinrich begins his first year as an Assistant Principal at Collierville High School. He began his teaching career in 2009 at Southwind High School. At Southwind, Mr. Heinrich taught US History, US Government and AP US Government. He served as the Jaguars head baseball coach for five years (2010-2015) and also served as an assistant football coach for two years (2013-2014).

Mr. Heinrich graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Political Science from the University of Memphis. He later obtained his Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Memphis. Most recently, Mr. Heinrich earned his Education Specialist degree from the University of Mississippi.

He is married to his wife Megan, a Shelby County Schools teacher, and the couple are proud parents of Cantley.

At CHS, Mr. Heinrich will serve as the 10th grade administrator, testing coordinator, and assist with athletics.
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