Save the Date for PHOENIX FUN DAY and the DANCE-A-THON -> 9/28/18

Good news! Phoenix Fun Day and the Dance-a-Thon are Friday, September 28, 4:30-7:30

Phoenix Fun Day is a way for the PTO to give back to our families. Some Phoenix FUN things to look forward to include: Giant Inflatable Slide, Games, Free Popcorn, Face Painting, Bake Sale Table, Spirit Wear Sale, PTO Info, and Music! Chestnutwold’s Second Annual Dance-a-Thon will run from 5:30 to 6:30 pm during Phoenix Fun Day.  The event will include a DJ with Emcee, Grade Competitions, Dance Offs and Sing Offs, Prizes every 10 minutes, Big Winners & Top Donor Raffles, and a Grand Prize Drawing at 6:30 pm. 

If you’d like to help make this FUNdraiser a success, please sign up to volunteer at the event and/or to contribute baked goods (made at home or purchased at the store- let’s be real, these kids don’t discriminate). Thanks in advance for all your help!

Volunteer Sign Up: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4faca92da1ff2-20181

Bake Sale Sign Up: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4faca92da1ff2-20182

Fresh Schools Directory FAQs and Clarification

Here is some information to clarify the Fresh Schools online student directory questions:

FOR RETURNING STUDENTS WITH EXISTING ACCOUNTS -- ASSIGN YOUR CHILD'S CLASSROOM:

  1. Log into Fresh Schools via a computer only (the app will not work for the following instructions).
  2. Search for your child using the search bar in the top right.
  3. Click on your child's name.
  4. Click the "pencil" icon in the top right window of your child's profile.
  5. In the "Classes" field start typing the name of your child's teacher. Select the teacher name.
  6. Scroll all the way down and click "Save Profile"

FOR NEW STUDENTS ENTERING THE SCHOOL:

Are you new to the school? Or do you have a new child entering kindergarten?

All parents of new children at Chestnutwold, please use this link to register: https://www.freshschools.com/…/chestnutwold-elemen…/register

You'll go into a pending status, once you complete the link above. We'll approve you and you'll get an invite to the directory within a couple of days    

 

 

Kindergarten Summer Meet Ups!

Do you have a rising Kindergartener?  Come hang out with other incoming K students for a casual park date on the main playground at Chestnutwold.  Get to know a few friendly faces before the school year begins.  The park date is low key and hosted by fellow K parents.

AM K Gathering: Tuesday, August 14th, 6pm

PM K Gathering: Wednesday, August 15th, 6pm

* The school and PTO hosts an official New Families Meet and Greet for all new students and families right before school begins. Stay tuned for details. 

Variety Show this Friday 4/20 at 6PM at HMS Auditorium

The Variety Show is this Friday 4/20 at 6pm at HMS Auditorium

5th grade announcers/stage crew please arrive by 5:30 (feel free to come earlier if you want to rehearse your lines) and performers arrive by 5:45 at the latest.  Please have the kids come in their "costumes". 

The Dress Rehearsal is this Wednesday 4/18 at 5pm at the HMS Auditorium

Rehearsal will start promptly at 5 in hopes of getting everyone home at a reasonable hour.  If you have all of your props and "costumes" ready to go for the dress rehearsal, that would be great!

March Madness 50/50

Buy a bracket for $10 and compete to win cash! Parents, students, faculty and friends of Chestnutwold are all invited to play. Three bracket limit per person. Half of all funds raised will go to the PTO.

Remaining Prize Money:

Winner: 60%

Second place: 25%

Third place: 15%

Step One: Buy up to three brackets via Venmo (@ChestnutwoldPTO) or cash/check (use form linked below).

Step Two: We'll send you access to your bracket(s) as soon as the brackets go live -- approximately Sunday night March 11th

Step Three: Complete your bracket(s) before the first game on Thurs March 15th to be included.

Winners announced after the final game on April 2nd. To pay via cash or check, complete the enclosed form and submit payment by Tues, March 14th.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_-ZIpDqN61qb_0sVbWJ_WZ5UOAMJ4ru7iM07kodHWro/edit?usp=sharing

Giant Rewards A+ Registration Deadline Friday 10/6

Register Your Giant Card for Cash rewards to Chestnutwold

NOTE: You DO NOT need to re-register your card if your school selection(s) remains the same as last year. We have 162 cards registered and we're looking to double that! 

Sign up by October 6th! Follow these steps:

CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED: https://giantfoodstores.com/school-rewards/

Follow the prompts to create your online account.  You’ll need your 11-digitGiant BonusCard® number and the School ID #23611  OR, 

IF YOU DON’T KNOW YOUR BonusCard® NUMBER CALL 1-888-814-4268 

To earn points:

Use your registered BonusCard® each time you shop at Giant, and you will earn CASH for our school. You can track the number of points you are earning for our school by checking your grocery receipt.

At the end of each month, your points are calculated and converted to CASH rewards. These CASH rewards for our school are updated monthly. You can track our progress when you sign in to your online account. 

Our school will receive one CASH awards check at the end of the program and can use this cash for any of our educational needs.