December 17 3rd and 4th Grade Service Clubs Meet
Feb 11 or 13 Talent Show Dress Rehearsal 3:30-5:00
February 27 Fifth Grade Talent Show Dress Rehearsals
March 6 Fifth Grade Talent Show Dress Rehearsals
March 13 Fifth Grade Talent Show Dress Rehearsal
March 15 Science Fair
March 25 Talent Show Dress Rehearsal @ high school 6 pm-8 pm
March 31 Chatham Park Talent Show at the high school
May 18 Maniac Magee and Mayfair
18th Annual SCIENCE FAIR at Chatham Park (March 15, 2019)
WHO: 4th and 5th grade students are invited to participate in the Science Fair! Participation is completely voluntary.
SCIENCE PROJECT: Projects can be about ANY kind of science that interests the student. It can be an experiment or a report and shouldn’t be costly (under $20). Students may choose to work independently or with a friend from the same grade. A Science Fair Packet and a Google Sign-Up will be emailed to all parents of 4th and 5th grade students; this email will come from Dr. Whitehead.
POSTER and Program DESIGN CONTEST: All Students (Grades K-5) can enter an original, science-based drawing. The winning design will be printed on promotional posters (hanging throughout the school) and Science Fair Programs (handed out the night of the fair)..
- Winter break – This is a great time to consider ideas and begin planning.
- Friday, February 1, 2019 – Entry deadline for Poster design contest.
- Monday, Feb 1, 2019 – Project proposal due to homeroom teacher – alternatively, students may sign-up in google sign-up sheet
- January 28 to February 15, 2019 – Meet with ‘science fair coach’ during I/E. Discuss proposal and get some tips about the scientific method.
- Friday, February 22, 2019 – Receive your science fair display board.
- Friday, March 15, 2019 – Science Fair
REQUEST FOR VOLUNTEERS: Seeking science-minded individuals who would like to assist in coaching the students with their projects. All coaches must have school clearances. We will be setting up time during the weeks of Jan 28 through Feb 15 to meet with the students. If you are interested, please email email@example.com.
Running Club…Running Corner
Talent Show Save the Dates
Above in the “Upcoming Dates” section are the listed dates for the Talent Show, hopefully that will make it easier for everyone to plan ahead. Questions about the Talent Show email
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Open HASA Positions looking for volunteers:
Positions Open for 2019-2020 School year
School Supply Coordinator:
Coordinating sale and delivery of school supplies for the first day of school with 1st Day School Supply Company. Please let us know if you are interested and we can put you in contact with this year’s chair to get details.
Staff Appreciation Day Coordinator (shadow)
We are looking for an individual to shadow this year’s coordinator and assist with Staff Appreciation Day. Please advise if you are interested and we can put you in contact with this year’s coordinator for more information.
We also have several volunteer opportunities still open. Please take a look and consider donating some time! :
Book Fair Shadows – The Book Fair is an annual event in the fall that requires coordination with Scholastic Books and the school to sell books to the children in the library, during a family night event, and online. Traditionally it’s been a one person chair, but as the responsibilities of the book fair have increased there should be two to three people organizing this event in the future. Please contact Beth Morales at email@example.com if you would like to discuss.
Art Volunteers: work with Mrs. Cohen (art teacher) to display the children’s beautiful artwork throughout Chatham Park Hallways
Webmaster: maintains and updates website as needed.
Fifth Grade Awards Coordinator: Pick-up awards at Kelly’s Trophies and pick up gift cards. (May)
Fifth Grade Awards Reception: (typically 4th grade parent) Plans and coordinates a reception for 5th students and parents/guardians, immediately following the awards ceremony. All dietary needs should be kept in consideration while planning this event. ( I.e. gluten, peanut, tree nut, red dye allergies etc.)
May Fair (shadows): May Fair is a day when the Chatham Park community comes together for a day of packed full of fun including: Games, food, entertainment and more! This would be a great opportunity to shadow the chairpersons! You can get the hands on experience assisting with the event while learning from those who have been running it! Definitely a great opportunity!!!
We’re looking for one or two more individuals to help round out the group (shadows for future takeover). We’ve a group of 7-8 right now and anyone interested in party planning, non profit fundraising, marketing, etc. welcome. Minimal fall effort with major planning to begin after Jan 1.