PTA Memo Monday November 23, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER As you know parent teacher conferences are being held through Zoom meetings this year.  Many of our teachers utilized Sign Up Genius to schedule conferences.  Zoom links will be sent to you directly from the teachers. If you have any questions about your scheduled time, please contact your child’s teacher.  If you would like to schedule a conference… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday November 16, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER It is wonderful to be back at Chatterton and be with all the students and staff. I am looking forward to another great week ahead! As the weather grows colder, parents should be aware that our students will continue to go outside for recess as long as possible. PLEASE be sure to send your children to school dressed with coats,… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday November 9, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER This year’s election experience will surely go down in history.  I would be remiss if I didn’t share a few of my observations and hopes for our country, as it directly connects with our students and our community.  More votes were cast in this election than ever before.  Both presidential candidates earned a number of votes that exceeds… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday November 2, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER Dear Chatterton Families, We have finished week eight, and we want to thank our students, staff, administrators, parents, and community, all of whose hard work and vigilance has gotten us safely to this point. I hope that you and your children mindfully enjoyed Halloween 2020.  Almost everything in 2020 seems different, but with enough creative thought, not everything… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday October 26, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER Dear Chatterton Families, Red Ribbon Week is considered to be the nation’s longest-running and largest drug abuse prevention campaign.  Most every elementary school in the country celebrates the tenets of RRW.  Students and staff are wearing red today AND classes will speak about the idea of making “healthy choices.”  I highlight the concept of good decision making.  Making… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday October 19, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER Dear Chatterton Families, I share an old high school story with you in this week’s Monday Memo.  I recall vividly a meeting that I had with a student one Monday morning back in my Calhoun days about a “fight” she had with another student over the weekend.  During the meeting, after a good amount of confusion on my… Read More

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PTA Memo Monday October 12, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER As you know, last week we celebrated World Day for Bullying Prevention.  In fact, the month of October has been identified as Anti-Bullying month.  The first few weeks of school have been different on one hand, but very special on the other.  I think we all, especially the children, have embraced thistemporary new normal in large part because… Read More

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PTA Monday Memo October 5, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER We have a pretty busy week coming up this week.  Today, we will participate in “World Day for Bullying Prevention.”  Actually, throughout the week…not just today… we will read quotes of kindness, respect, friendship, etc. to the students during our morning announcements.  We plan to accentuate the positive character traits to prevent the negative behaviors that hurt others’… Read More

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PTA Monday Memo September 28, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER As we continue to advance the children’s school experience, I want to thank everyone for their continued support of our “return-to-school” plan.  I am very happy to report that our first week of “all-in” for our in-school learners was a tremendous success.  This has been and continues to be a full community effort. In an email I sent… Read More

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MONDAY MEMO SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER I knew from my first assignment at Chatterton, but I need to say…the Chatterton community is special.  I have spoken with scores of parents and staff during the past few weeks, and each and every conversation has been thoughtful, kind, and community-centered…all with the children at the forefront of the discussion. It’s hard to put into words what… Read More

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