Phoenix Fun Day Update! You can still DONATE to the Dance-a-thon

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Phoenix Fun Day pizza orders will now be accepted up until 5 pm TODAY (Wednesday) - you can still order by Venmo @ChestnutwoldPTO $12 per pre-order pizza, just include your name in the memo.

All donations and permission slips received by Thursday morning will qualify students to be entered into the raffle drawings! You can Venmo your donation as well - just include your children’s names.

The weather forecast for Friday is excellent- we are going to have a great evening!!

Phoenix Fun Day is a just week away!!!

Phoenix Fun Day and the Dance-a-Thon are next Friday, and fundraising money and pizza orders are due this coming Monday!! 

Our fundraising goal is $21,000! If each family raises $40 we will reach our goal. Donations can be made by check to The Chestnutwold PTO or by Venmo @ChestnutwoldPTO - just note in the memo line your student's name & grade and “donation”.

Pre-order you pizza for $12 each via Venmo @ChestnutwoldPTO and note your name and “pizza order”. Or send in the pizza order form with a check.

VOLUNTEERS needed for Phoenix Fun Day - September 28, 2018

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:

Bake Sale Sign Up:

Earn EASY MONEY for Chestnutwold with Giant Rewards & Box Tops

If you shop at GIANT, please take a minute to register your bonus card for the A+ School Rewards and select Chestnutwold as the school to benefit! If you have already registered your card, you can ask friends and family to register their cards too! Last year we earned $2,677 from the A+ School Rewards program and this money went directly to funding our school assemblies! Just log in and select Chestnutwold (ID# 23611) as your A+ rewards school ->

Clip BOX TOPS for Education from many products; such as Annie's, Ziploc, Old El Paso, Progresso, General Mills, Nature Valley and more!  Just clip the box tops and send them in to school labeled with you child's name and homeroom!  You can also download the Box Tops for Education Bonus App to earn more rewards for our school.  Last year we earned $1,980 from Box Tops!

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:

Bake Sale Sign Up:

Fresh Schools Directory FAQs and Clarification

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


  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"


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:…/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.