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If  one spouse or partner is receivng our emails but the other is not, one suggestion would be to set up an automatic forwarder from the account that is working to the one that is not. You can see how to do this in Gmail here, Hotmail/Outlook are here and Yahoo here

Please add our domain ( and these email addresses to your safe senders list:

To add an address or domain to Safe Senders in Outlook:

  • Select Actions | Junk E-mail | Junk E-mail Options… from the menu in Outlook.
  • Go to the Safe Senders tab.
  • Click Add….
  • Type the email address or domain name you want to whitelist.
    • To add a single address, type “[email protected]”, for example.
    • To add a complete domain, type “”, for example.
    • To make sure sub-domains are not automatically whitelisted when you add a domain, include the ‘@’ sign: “”, for example. In this case, mail from “[email protected]” will not be whitelisted.
  • Click OK.
  • Click OK again.

To turn an email’s sender into a contact in your Gmail address book:

  1. Open a message from the sender you want to save to your Gmail address book.
  2. Click the down arrow (More) next to the Reply button in the top right corner of the email message.
  3. Select Add ___ to Contacts list from the menu that comes up.

To add a new contact or domain in Gmail:

  1. Open Contacts in Gmail.
    • Click Gmail, for example, near the top left corner and select Contacts from the menu that appears.
  2. Start typing the contact’s name or email address in the search field.
  3. Use auto-completion to select the desired contact.
    • If Gmail does not suggest the contact for which you are looking:
      1. Hit Enter.
      2. Click the desired entry in the search results.
  4. Make all desired changes or additions to the contact’s sheet.
  5. Click Save now

To add a new contact in Office 365 Mail: Click on the settings cog at the top right, choose options, accounts, block or allow, add email addresses to Safe Senders and Recipients

To add a new contact in Yahoo Mail: Click on the gear cog at the top right of the screen, choose Settings, choose filters, choose add and in the from field add the relevant address. 

For directions regardng other mail paltforms, click here.

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CHA has its own Flickr Album, where we will upload photos we take of students as we go through the year. You do need to be signed in for the link to work. If you already have a Flickr account, email [email protected] stating the email address associated with your Flickr account and we will send you an invitation to view our album. If you do not have or want to set up your own Flickr account you can use our default account. The address for the Photostream is[email protected]/ (there is a link from the homepage of the school website). The username is [email protected] and the password this year is CHAFlickr!9. Click here to view directions for using the CHA Flickr Album

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Clear browser history - Chrome

Go to chrome://history/ or click on the Chrome menu (three stacked dots) in the top-right corner of the browser window. Click History / Click on History. Choose ‘Clear browsing data’. A dialog will appear. From the drop-down menu, select how much history you want to delete. To clear your entire browsing history, select the beginning of time. Check the boxes for everything you want to delete. Click on ‘Clear browsing data’.

Clear browser history - Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, select the Tools  button, point to Safety, and then select Delete browsing history. Choose the types of data or files you want to remove from your PC, and then select Delete.

Clear browser history - Edge

In Edge, select Hub (three stacked lines), click on the clock icon (History). Select Clear all history. Choose the types of data you want to remove from your PC, then select Clear.

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Jupiter is our Learning Management System which we use to record attendance, grades, behavior incidents and report cards. Jupiter is the system we use to send out emergency alert messages in the event of school closures. To receive messages from Jupiter, you are required to add your cell number to your account and give us permission to text you. To do that, please go to and click on the ‘Parent’ tab. If you do not have a password yet, just fill in the information required (student name, school name, city and state) and click on the ‘Forgot Password’ button. When asked, it is important that you use the email address associated with your student’s account. After you have logged in to the Jupiter account, please click on Settings (1 on screenshot), check we have the correct cell number (3) and check the two boxes for text messages (4). If you opt in to Jupiter Text Messaging, the text number will display as 477-11 and you can reply STOP to opt out of text messaging.

We will be sending Report Cards via Jupiter. Please make sure that you have added [email protected] and [email protected] to your contacts or safe senders list in order that the notification emails make it to your inbox. To view your CHA student’s report card, please log in to Jupiter as described above. To view the Report Card, click on ‘Report Card’.

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The Computer Lab Website – (aka This is the site that we use to curate sites that will be used by staff and students, both in school and for homework. The site includes links to IXL Math and Accelerated Reader which your student will get access to in the Fall. Typically the student’s username will be the first initial of their first name, plus the first 4 letters of their last name and their password will be their first name, all lowercase. e.g. smorl / sarah. There are occasional exceptions to this format. If your student does not know their credentials, please email [email protected]. You will also see links to Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr. Encyclopedia Britannica and ABCYa! on the Computer Lab website which we have accounts for. Your CHA your student is welcome to use these resources at home. The username is chatechlab and the password is chestnut.  

Facebook CHA has its very own Facebook page which we will post to every now and then as we go through the year. If you are a Facebook user we would love to have you come and ‘like’ it! 

You Tube CHA also has its own You Tube Channel which we will upload videos to every now and then as we go through the year.

Other social media – our ‘handle’ on Instagram and Twitter is chabellevue.

TADS is the system we use to collect registration information every year from new and returning families. You can view our user guide here.

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