On Saturday, January 30, four students from Chatham Charter had their projects in the Region V Charter School Science Fair on the campus of Greensboro Academy.
Third grader Lilyanna Byrd, sixth graders Lorelei Byrd and CJ Kurz, and eleventh grader Seth Hayhurst represented Chatham Charter after winning awards in the December school science fair. Two students, Kurz and Hayhurst, won awards on Saturday and qualified to participate in the NC Region 5 Science & Engineering Fair on Saturday, February 13, in Greensboro. Winners from the regional fair will qualify to participate in the State Science snd Engineering Fair at Meredith College to be held April 1-2.
Students in grades K-6 will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart during their regular PE classes on Monday & Tuesday, February 8 & 9. Questions? Contact Kelly Marshall at email@example.com.
What is Jump Rope for Heart? Learn more here: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/ForSchools/For-Schools_UCM_313648_SubHomePage.jsp
Have time to volunteer? Sign up here.
Fall and winter sports (middle and pictures will be held in the gym on Friday, January 22. Teams will be called to the gym when they are needed beginning in the morning. Fall uniforms will be handed back out for pictures. Winter athletes will need to bring their uniforms with them on the day of pictures. Pictures forms will be on the tables in the high school lobby for middle and high school students to pick up.
The Knights baseball teams are selling tickets for a 75-quart Yeti cooler to raise money for the baseball program. It has a retail value over $450. Tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20. The cooler will be given away at the home basketball game versus Chatham Central on Saturday, February 6. Tickets will be available at the lower building front desk or by contacting David Purvis at 910-690-1537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Knights Athletic Department needs a middle school soccer coach for the 2016 spring sports season. Please contact Athletic Director Clint Fields at email@example.com or at (919) 742-4550 (10:20 AM - 2:00 PM).
Chatham Charter School in Siler City is now accepting applications for openings in kindergarten and limited openings in first through eleventh grade for the 2016-2017 school year. Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2016. The application period ends on January 29, 2016. Applications may be obtained online at this link, at the school (2200 Hamp Stone Road, Siler City) or by calling (919) 742-4550 and asking to speak to Julia-Brent Milholen.
Chatham Charter School is a nonprofit, nondenominational public school providing quality education for children of all races, creeds, handicaps, and national origins.
Yearbook Order Forms are going home with your student on Friday, January 8, 2016. K-8 students please return the envelope with your money and the number of books you would like to your Homeroom Teacher. High school students return your envelopes with money to Mrs. Fields with the number of books you would like. The deadline to order using the Yearbook Order Form will be January 29, 2016. the cost is $30.00 if ordered by January 29, 2016. If ordered after January 29, the cost is $35.00.
You may also order online at: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter this code: 03171N. You may order online through March 12, 2016.
The December 2015 edition of Knightsbridge, a periodic school newsletter, is attached to the bottom of this announcement.
Chatham Charter School will host two High School Interest Meetings for Eighth Grade Families in the high school lobby in preparation for the 2016-2017 school year. The first will be this Sunday, January 10, at 2:00 PM. The second, a repeat of the Sunday session, will be Thursday, January 14, at 5:00 PM. Current Chatham Charter 8th graders and their families should attend one of the two sessions. Any families of eighth graders who are not currently Chatham Charter students are also encouraged to attend a session and learn more about the high school program at Chatham Charter. Meeting topics will include course offerings, graduation requirements, rigor, and the community college partnership that involves college transfer courses which a key part of the high school program. Chatham Charter is located at 2200 Hamp Stone Road in Siler City NC. Students do not have to live in Chatham County to attend the school.
Chicken Tender Dinner Friday February 12
The chicken tender dinner is quickly approaching! Wednesday, February 3 is the target date for students to turn in chicken tender dinner money for tickets. The PTSA has asked that all forms and money be turned in as quickly as possible to homeroom teachers so that the tickets can be sorted and delivered back to the students for distribution. (High school students: you can turn your orders into the front desk at the elementary school but be sure to check in with your house leader to ensure you get house points for any orders turned in.) Orders will be accepted as long as tickets remain available.
You can sign up by returning the form sent home with your student, or online at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4daea92fabfb6-chicken
Q&A Google doc about the chicken tender dinner that might be helpful.
Ronnie Joyce Outdoor Recreation & Learning Center video