Collierville High School

Open House Thursday August 25th

Collierville High School's open house is scheduled for Thursday, August 25th. The event will begin in the auditorium at 5:30pm with a PTSO meeting. Parents will have the opportunity to follow their students’ schedules beginning at 6pm. This is a great time to meet the teachers and receive general class information.

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Collierville High School Open House, Thursday August 25, 6PM - 8PM

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

Welcome Class of 2020
We celebrate your admission to Collierville High School. We are thrilled you will be joining us as a member of the Class of 2020, and look forward to helping you begin your academic career. Please click here for a helpful webpage as you make the transition to Collierville High School. Go Dragons!

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News & Announcements

Open House Thursday August 25th

Collierville High School's open house is scheduled for Thursday, August 25th. The event will begin in the auditorium at 5:30pm with a PTSO meeting. Parents will have the opportunity to follow their students’ schedules beginning at 6pm. This is a great time to meet the teachers and receive general class information.

Click Here For Student E-mail Agreement Form

CHS and the CS technology team are excited to roll out student email accounts. An email account agreement form will be sent home with login information and parent approval. If parents wish to opt out of student email, they may make note on the form. Students will return his or her form to their first period teacher.

TN Ready Parent Guide

Click on the link to view the TN Ready website. You will see guides for many of the questions asked and an outline of the changes, particularly to the timing and structure, that TNReady has made for this school year.

2016-2017 CHS Attendance Policies

Click on the heading for information regarding Absences From School, Illness During The School Day, Check Outs For Doctor's Appointments, Late Check In, Checking In Without A Parent, College Visits and Make-Up Policy.

Writing assistance available for CHS students is an online service that the Burch Library purchases and offers to anyone with a Burch library card in the Collierville community. It can be accessed by clicking on the heading. Please see our school librarians for more details.

Bus Information

Please email Mrs. Lela Williams,, for information regarding transportation.

Parking Information

Click on the heading for information regarding parking passes for the 2016-2017 school year. If you have questions, please email Mr. Matykiewicz -

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Forms and Documents

Dragon Spirit News

Dragon Spirit News


CHSAA scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be posted soon.
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 20th at 2pm. See Mrs. Comella, or email, 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

Just For Teachers

  • 9th grade homeroom teachers AND 10th grade homeroom teachers 10/1-10/13 will chaperone Homecoming. This is on Saturday night, September 17, at the Zambezi River Exhibit in the Memphis Zoo.
  • 10th grade homeroom teachers 10/14-10/25 AND all 11th grade homeroom teachers will chaperone prom. It is currently scheduled for May 13 at either The Columns or Spring Creek. More info will come later.
  • 12th grade homeroom teachers will work graduation. It is Friday, May 19, 7:00pm at Bellevue Baptist Church.
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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Online School Payments

Ground Breaking from Collierville High School on Vimeo.

Upcoming Events

Varsity & JV & Freshman Volleyball @ Arlington
Date: 8/24/2016, 4 PM 6 PM
Location: Arlington High School
Underclassmen Pictures
Date: 8/25/2016, 7 AM 2 PM
Location: CHS Library
Collierville High School Open House
Date: 8/25/2016, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: CHS
JV Tournament Volleyball @ Houston
Date: 8/26/2016
Location: Houston High School
Varsity & Junior Varsity Girls Soccer @ Baylor Tournament
Date: 8/26/2016
Location: Baylor High School


Quick Poll

Quick Poll

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Student Spotlight

Aaron Peil
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

Lela Williams
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lela P. Williams began her career in education in 1990 as an English teacher at Bolton High School. After teaching there for sixteen years, she accepted a position at Millington Middle School as an assistant principal and served in that capacity for seven years.

Mrs. Williams' educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Memphis. She is married and has one son and two daughters.

Mrs. Williams believes that each student has the potential to contribute something positive and unique to society and that it is her responsibility as an educator to help students develop that potential.

At Collierville High School, Mrs. Williams is the 11th grade administrator and holds the responsibilities of transportation, clubs, and AP testing.
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