The Sisters of Providence opened Bishop Chartrand High School on the south side of Indianapolis in 1962, becoming the first Catholic coeducational high school in the city. The school was dedicated to the memory of Bishop Joseph Chartrand, a driving force behind education in Indiana. German was spoken in the parish schools until 1919 and in the mass until 1923. In 1969, Kennedy High School (the former Sacred Heart High School) was merged with Chartrand High School, creating Roncalli High School. The student bodies selected the new school's name, selecting Roncalli, which was the family name of Pope John XXIII.
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