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Campus Updates

April 05, 2019

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In this update: 

  • Important upcoming dates 
  • Leader in Me Parent Survey 
  • Earth Week  
  • Spring Musical Videos
  • Summer Camp Registration 
  • Weekly Snack Menu
  • CHAPTER Updates   

Important upcoming dates:  

Dear CHA Community,  

This week the 5th grade class presented their Wax Museum, providing the student community with a uniquely interactive and engaging experience to meet the likes of Nikolas Tesla, Bhagat Singh, Clara Barton, Mary Cassatt, Amelia Earhart, Albert Einstein and Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.  Interesting facts were heard, boards listing their accomplishments admired and students enjoyed their walkabout learning.  All in all, a dynamic learning environment for everyone to explore.  

Leader in Me Parent Survey – Thank you to the119 families that have completed the survey so far which is about 55%. Our goal is to get at least 80% so the link will remain open for another week. The survey should take you approximately 10-15 minutes to complete and you can find it here.   

Earth Week - The CHA Green Team and students are excited to share what is in store for Earth Week, April 15-19, this year! 

  •  Monday: Guess the Weight of the Honey Jar - In honor of the importance of bees, we have a huge jar of honey. Visit us in the lobby to make your best guess. The winner gets to keep the honey! 
  • Tuesday: No Lights for the Morning - Classrooms are challenged to try to use natural light and keep the room lights off for the morning, conserving energy! 
  • Wednesday: Recycled Art – Stop by the lobby and add your touch to a community collage. 
  • Thursday: Dress Like Your Favorite Endangered Species – Or any animal, really.  
  • Friday: Plant a Sunflower – Stop by the lobby and plant a sunflower seed to take home.  

Spring Musical Videos – The link we sent out last week was a little problematic on some devices. Here is one that works better:  https://bit.ly/2HYOvqY . You do not need a Dropbox account, but you will need to download if you want to watch more than the first fifteen minutes.  

Summer Camp Registration - CHA families will receive a 10% Early Bird Discount on enrollment (not including the registration fee or Extended Day) for Camp Explorations registration forms submitted by May 17th, 2019. Early Bird Discount does not apply to the School’sOUT! and Back Up Care Systems. You can find all the information you need at www.chestnuthillacademy.com/campus-life/camps.  

Weekly Snack Menu – You can view next week’s snack menu here. May’s lunch order form will be available the middle of next week. We will send out an email when it’s ready.  

CHAPTER Updates  

Mom’s Night Out at Jimmy Choo - Please join fellow CHA moms on April 19th from 6:30-8:30pm at Jimmy Choo to browse their spring collection while enjoying appetizers, champagne and wine. They are graciously donating a portion of the sales back to CHA. Please click on the link to rsvp http://evite.me/CJ97DeSVD3 or contact Susan Archer at [email protected] for more information. 

Annual Spring Basket Sale - Thank you to all who ordered the Spring Baskets!  The pickup day is Thursday, April 25th from 2:45pm-6pm in CHA Garage.  

Volunteers Needed for Faculty Appreciation Week – Volunteers are still needed our Faculty Appreciation Week event hosted the week of May 13th. The success of our parent sponsored events depends largely on the generous contributions of time our members give.  If you are able to help, please contact CHAPTER Volunteer Coordinator, Steven Daly, if you can assist with any of the activities. 

CHA CHAPTER Parent Event at K-1 Speed - After a successful Dad’s Night event last fall, we were overwhelmingly petitioned to host a follow-on event open to all CHA parents. Please join us on May 15th, 2019, between 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm for an exciting evening of food and racing at K-1 Speed in Redmond. This event will be partially sponsored by CHAPTER as a fun community building opportunity. $50 per individual. REGISTRATION IS LIVE NOW at https://cha-chapter.org/

CHAPTER end of Year Picnic – Save the date!  Please join our wonderful CHA community for our annual end of year picnic!  The picnic will be on June 2nd at Vasa Park in Bellevue from 2:30-6:30p.  More details to follow soon! 

End of Year Party & School’s Out Celebration - Please join Jerry and Brandi Huang at their residence on Saturday June 15th for an End-of-Year Celebration. Jerry and Brandi are graciously and bravely hosting CHA students and their families for this early summer event. They are asking that you RSVP no later than June 1st. You can find the evite here  

CHAPTER Board Positions – Please contact [email protected] if you’d be interested in participating in CHAPTER Leadership or Representative roles for the 2019 – 2020 school year.    

From my family to your family, have a wonderful Spring Break! 

Holly Senaga, Head of School

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