Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Chaffee Junior/Senior High School!

Home of the Red Devils!
517 West Yoakum
Chaffee, Missouri 63740
Phone: 573-887-3226
Fax: 573-887-4819

Dear Parents, Students, and Community,

There are many wonderful opportunities at our school for you to explore. Our strong academic programs, extracurricular programs, community atmosphere, and outstanding student body are examples of positive aspects of CHS. Chaffee High School is committed to providing students a rigorous, well-rounded education. It is an education that prepares students for college, work, vocational training, and the 21st century.
Please share in this pride and join the efforts to make this year the best ever.

Sincerely,
Mr. John Cundiff
Chaffee Jr./Sr. High School Principal


Dear Chaffee Families,

It is with great excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as your new district Curriculum Director and Assistant Principal. For the past seven years, I have had the pleasure of working as a math teacher at Chaffee Jr./Sr. High School. Meeting the needs of diverse learners is one of my top priorities. I believe that with a positive attitude, a growth mindset, and good character anyone can achieve great things. We are all here to learn together. It is my goal to provide a safe and nurturing educational environment that challenges our students to reach beyond their expectations and become lifelong learners.
I look forward to an outstanding year of watching your children flourish. Please remember that you are your child’s first teacher. The most successful schools are those with the most active and supportive guardians.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Mary Hall
Chaffee R-2 Schools Curriculum Director and Assistant Principal


Chaffee Jr./Sr. High School

MISSION STATEMENT
Chaffee Jr./Sr. High School has high expectations of all students in providing a quality education that prepares them for future endeavors.
We believe that this Mission Statement will be used for guidance
as we work to continually improve our building, curriculum, and lessons.

VISION STATEMENT
Chaffee Junior/Senior High School strives to provide a supportive environment
and collaborative culture.
We pursue academic excellence by empowering all members to achieve their full potential.



Mr. John Cundiff

Jr./Sr. High School Principal
Mr. John Cundiff

Mr. John Cundiff grew up in Sparta, Illinois. He is married to Sarah Cundiff, and they have a daughter, Amelia and a son, Knox. This will be Mr. Cundiff's fourth year as Chaffee Jr/Sr High School Principal. He was the high school business teacher and FBLA Sponsor at Chaffee for six years prior to becoming Principal. Mr. Cundiff has taught computer applications, accounting, introduction to business, business technology, and junior high keyboarding. He holds two Bachelor's degrees from Southeast Missouri State University -- Business Education and Marketing Management. He also received his Master's degree in Secondary Administration from Southeast Missouri State. He completed his Specialist Degree at the University of Arkansas and has started on his Doctoral in Educational Leadership.
Mr. Cundiff wants each student to have a positive experience at Chaffee Junior/Senior High and for all our students to take part in many of the opportunities we have to offer. He also encourages parents and community members to be active participants in the education of the students in our community and contact him any time with question or concerns.

 

Mary Hall School PictureAssistant Jr./Sr. High School Principal and Curriculum Director
Mrs. Mary Hall

Mrs. Mary Hall has served as the high school mathematics teacher for the past seven years and will be taking on her new roles as Curriculum Director and Assistant Principal for the district. She is from Imperial, Missouri and currently resides in Perryville, Missouri. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University, in Elementary education. She later received two Masters degrees to further her education. She obtained her Teaching & Technology degree from William Woods University and then her Secondary Administration degree from Southeast Missouri State University.
Mrs. Hall believes that academic success begins with believing that all children can achieve excellence. Through active learning strategies, diverse instruction, and support, our students will be intrinsically motivated to reach their goals and be lifelong learners. She looks forward to serving the district in her new roles.