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Welcome New Families! On this page you will find links and information for everything you need to get acclimated to how we do things at CHA! We are excited to get to know you and your students, and are here to help however we can every step of the way. Please get in touch if you have questions. You can find our individual emails in 'Who to ask for help?' below, or you can email support@chestnuthillacademy.com if you are unsure who to ask.

New Parent Orientation

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New Families Updates

New Families Checklist

  • April 26th – New Parent Orientation

  • May 20th – Deadline for Early Bird Discount for summer camp registration, which can be completed here. Q’s? Camp@chestnuthillacademy.com 

  • June 1st  – Deadline for completing school registration paperwork through TADS, which includes submission of an immunization record and family photo.  If any are applicable to your child, the following forms should also be submitted: Individual Health Record, Asthma Care Plan, Allergy Care Plan, Administration of Medication Authorization, and Food Preference Form.  Instructions can be found here. Q’s? Ashley Perkins 

  • June 1st – Deadline for completing sign up for online tuition payment.  Instructions for signing up for online payment are available on the page in the Online Payment Set Up tab.  Q’s? Kaylee Strachan

  • June 5th - End of Year Picnic 2-5 @ Vasa Park

  • June 20th Camp Explorations Starts – Incoming students are welcome to join as many weeks of camp as you wish. It is a great way for them to get the lay of the land, meet some of our staff, and make new friends. If you have an incoming kindergartner, we highly recommend the dedicated Kindergarten camp week running August 1st-5th. You can find all the information you need about Camp here

  • July 1st – Access to Microsoft Teams and accounts for the new School Website, Please check that you have access to the correct grade level groups for your student and that the Student Directory entry for your child(ren) is present and correct. Q’s? Ashley Perkins.   

  • July 1st – We will be sharing information with you about Summer Reading and Math activities your child should complete over the summer to keep their minds engaged, including how they access Clever SSO. 

  • July 14th – Recommended deadline for completing school uniform orders.  The school Look Book and uniform guidelines can be found here. Q’s? Sarah Morlidge 

  • July 22nd- We will be sharing the updated carpool/find-a-friend map with you, and show you how to set up Jupiter Ed account to access our Learning Management System for attendance, grades (for 3rd-5th grade), report cards, and emergency alerts.  Q’s? Sarah Morlidge

  • August 1st – First tuition payment drafted. When you signed the CHA Enrollment Agreement, you chose to pay tuition in full or monthly. Payments received after the 1st of August will have a charge of $5 per day. Q’s? Kaylee Strachan 

  • August 1st through 5th – Focused Kindergarten Camp Q’s? Camp@chestnuthillacademy.com  

  • August 12th - We will be explaining Extended Day and our Extracurricular program, Q's? Ashley Perkins, and share instructions for subscribing to website updates (Q's? Sarah Morlidge). We will also send you the September Lunch Order Form. Q's? Chef@chestnuthillacademy.com 

  • August 19th - We will share an outline schedule with you so that you know when your child will have PE (they need to be in PE clothes that day) and when they will have Library (they need to bring back checked out books on these days). We will also be sharing the updated Parent Handbook so that you can familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures, and guidelines for student lockers, navigating the car park, and how to sign up for extracurriculars.   

  • August 29th – Attend Ice Cream Social, where homeroom teachers and class rosters will be shared, and you will get to meet your child’s teacher! 

  • August 30th – First Day of School! 

 

CHA Admin Team