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Important Dates

Mark your calendars with these upcoming Chesterbrook events:

September 3 - Rising Kindergarten Playdate, 5:00pm Chesterbrook Playground

September 4 - Open House, Kindergarten 10:00-10:45am, Grades 1-6 2:00-3:00pm,
                        3:00-4:00pm Ice Cream Social (All Students)
Septemer 8 - First Day of School
September 14 - New Parent Coffee with Principal Fuqua and Asst. Principal Paper





Supply Kits for 2015-16 School Year


Online school kit orders ended July 31st.  Thank you for your support of this PTA fundraiser!  All school kits purchased will be delivered directly to your child's teacher prior to the start of school.

 

If you still need to purchase school supplies for your child, the supply lists for the 2015-2016 school year can be found here


Special note to parents who purchased supplies on their own:  There are several required items that are only available through Chesterbrook. These items can be purchased at Open House on Sept. 4th and in the school store during the first week of school. 
  • Quick Word Books for rising 2nd graders
  • Two recorders for each rising 3rd grader (as well as new students in grades 3-6)
  • Assignment Notebooks for rising 3rd-6th graders
New this year: the above items are INCLUDED in the school kits purchased online through the PTA's vendor. 
If you have any questions, please email Amy Schomer.
 



Chesterbrook PTA is Looking for a Few Good Parents 



There are volunteer positions available for next year's PTA Board. Volunteering for the PTA is a great way to meet people and have fun while helping the school! If you are interested in one of the positions listed below, please email Jennifer Ruggiero:

  • Fun Fair (co-chairs in training): Looking for one or more volunteers to shadow and assist current co-chairs in preparation for chairing Fun Fair 2016-2017.
  • After School Activities Program Managers:  Assist After School Activity Chair(s) by overseeing individual program(s); including preparing FCPS use forms, promoting and overseeing each session, and coordinating with session teacher or vendor.  Please indicate which type of program(s) you are interested in: STEM, Visual Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Athletics.   
  • School Outreach: Communicate with sister schools to determine needs and opportunities for assistance. Organize charitable efforts and transport collected items to those schools.
  • Hospitality: Organize and oversee various events to promote parent-staff community; including Back to School Night dinner for staff, Thanksgiving Lunch, and Teacher Appreciation Week Lunch.
  • Family Fun Nights: Organize and oversee Family Fun events; such as Movie Night, Bingo Night, Game Nights, and The Brain Show.
  • Photographer(s): Assist the Yearbook and Digest editors by attending and photographing various school events.
  • Longfellow Middle School Liaison: Communicate news about Longfellow programs and events of interest to Chesterbrook community, (particularly parents of 6th graders). Ideally will have a rising 6th grader and a rising 8th grader.



Become a Chesterbrook Friend 



THANK YOU to the 164 families that generously donated $46,810 to our 2014-15 FAMILY Friends of Chesterbrook fund. See the list of our generous donors so far.

Combining FAMILY Friends donations with our BUSINESS Friends donations, we've raised $49,810 to date, putting us at 99% of our annual $50,000 CES Friends goal.

 We need your donation to reach our goal! ANY size donation is GREATLY appreciated. 

There are two quick and easy ways to give:

1. You can donate online here

2. You can donate by check made payable to "Chesterbrook PTA."   

Additionally, businesses that donate $500 to our "Business Friends of Chesterbrook" program are recognized on our website and in other ways at school.  

 Questions? Contact friends@chesterbrookpta.org.




Don't Forget to Sign Up or Renew Your PTA Membership

Did you know you can join or renew your membership to the PTA online? Click the button below to pay your dues. Why? By joining our PTA you are investing in our children and making a difference at Chesterbrook. PTA dues provide or subsidize a host of education enrichment activities including cultural events, computer lab, science appreciation, field trips, family fun events, staff appreciation, staff development, discovery gardens, classroom materials, equipment, and so much more! Members get a free family directory (non-member price is $8) and exclusive access to our online directory app. This is an essential tool for every household! Join today!

SIGN UP OR RENEW NOW!

 



PTA Directory Information

AtoZ School Directories is working hard on the 2015-16 Chesterbrook PTA Directory. Not only do PTA members receive a free copy of the printed directory, they also have access to a secure, password-protected directory app – available in the Apple App Store and on Goggle Play. View directory data anywhere you want and need it via your smart phone or any web-enabled device.

 

Our goal is to have the printed directory available in October, but we need your help!

 

Returning Chesterbrook Families: If you are a returning Chesterbrook family and your family's information was in last year's directory, you will receive a "verification" email from chesterbrook@schooldirectoryupdate.com by the first day of school, September 8. The verification email will contain your user name, password, and instructions on how to access and verify your directory information, as well as access the AtoZ School Directory App. Please follow the directions outlined in this email to update your family data by Monday, September 14th. If you do not receive a verification email, please contact us at directory@chesterbrookpta.org and we'll make sure that it is forwarded to you.

 

New Chesterbrook Families: If your family is new to Chesterbrook this year (or your family's information did not appear in last year's directory), please email us at directory@chesterbrookpta.org  as soon as   possible (please include your full name, your children's full names, and their grades this fall). We will then enter that information into the system so that you can receive a verification request email from our system on the first day of school (including your own login and password information).  

 

The printed directory is spiral bound and includes a resource guide in the back listing sponsorships from local businesses that have defrayed the production cost to the PTA.  If you are interested in promoting your business in the directory, please email AtoZ Directories at info@atozdirectories.com for more information. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact the directory team at directory@chesterbrookpta.org. Thank you for your help!

 

                                        

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