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Weekly Edition | Issue #38 | June 8, 2021
In This Issue

School and District News
Marathon and Fitness Challenge: Great Job Everyone!
PTA News: Final PTA Meeting Tonight 6/8, 2020-21 Financial Report, and Thank You Volunteers
Congratulations to Our 5th Graders! 
Chimney Flyer: That's a Wrap! Sign Up for the Summer Mailing List!
Friendly House Preschool and After-School 2021-22 Enrollment Now Open
Lincoln Track & Field Day - Sunday 6/13

Upcoming Events


June 8 | PTA Meeting | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | Agenda | Meeting Link
June 9 | GSA Meeting | 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Google Meet code: chapmangsa
June 9 | Chapman Library Book Drop-off in the Pearl | 2:00 - 4:00 PM | NW Raleigh St. between 13th and 14th Ave.
June 11 | Last Day of School

See the full Chapman calendar here

School and District News


Greetings Chapman Students and Families,

As we look back on the 2020/2021 school year, we marvel at the strength and tenacity demonstrated by Chapman students, their families, teachers and staff!  Countrywide, we persevered through in-person school closures and shifted to an entirely new way of teaching and learning. As if that weren’t overwhelming enough, we endured internet and power outages resulting in Comprehensive Distance Learning closures due to firestorms, toxic air, and snow events!  All the while, we persisted.  We persisted in connecting with peers and teachers.  We persisted connecting with friends and family, albeit online, or socially distanced in driveways or drivebys.  We did all of this without really knowing what the next day would bring, but planning for our student nonetheless. And did our staff ever plan! Between CDL, LIPI, and now Hybrid, our educators have risen to the challenge of connecting with children and making education meaningful and engaging no matter what the platform or program, while families stepped in to support students and staff. Thank you all for everything you did to help our Chapman community this year!

With gratitude,

Pamela Van Der Wolf and Aaron Martini
 
School Reminders:
  • Please remember to return library books before the end of the 2020/2021 school year
  • If your student remains at Chapman or if you stay within PPS for the 2021/2022 school year, please keep the district provided Chromebooks.  If you plan to leave the district, return Chromebooks to the front of the school building before school year’s end
  • Report cards will be emailed to you the week of June 14th
  • Welcome Letters will be emailed to you after we return in August. This letter will contain your child’s teacher assignment for next school year.
District Fliers:

Marathon and Fitness Series: Great Job Everyone!


Thanks so much for everyone who participated in the May Marathon and Fitness Series either from home or in person! It was amazing to see how many students were able to increase their activity levels throughout the past month and a half. We have a number of students that were able to complete the Jumping Jack Challenge, the Plank Challenge, as well as the Marathon challenge. We had 3 students who completed WELL OVER A MARATHON. What an accomplishment! 

You can absolutely plan to see a version of this same opportunity happening next year...details to come. Set your goals high, aim for the sky, all you SWIFTS!

**A special thanks to all the amazing volunteers that came out to support this great opportunity, we couldn't have done it without you!

Have a great summer,
Mr. Studt

Final PTA Meeting Tonight 6/8 and End-Of-Year Financial Report


Tonight is the final PTA meeting of the 2020-21 school year. Please join us at 6:00 PM as we wrap up and review the final topics for this school year and think ahead towards next year. AGENDA | MEETING LINK

We will also review the end-of-year financial report put together by the PTA treasurer. Click HERE to view the financial report. 
 

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention” - Oscar Wilde


With the summer months right around the corner I was reflecting over this last year. Chapman is a very special and resilient community. I am filled with gratitude to all those who stepped forward and volunteered during this unique and challenging year. From the virtual ice cream social, room parents and parents helping out in the virtual classrooms, the book fair, the auction committee, OBOB, the garden, the marathon series, the bike fair, the PTA and Foundation, and so much more. Thank you for your efforts and willingness to make this school and community shine. 

Have a great summer! 

With Gratitude,
Angel Stech, Chapman PTA President

Congratulations 5th Graders!


Congratulations to Chapman's 5th graders who will be moving on to middle school next year. This year's commemorative t-shirt is student-designed and parent-funded. A special thanks to Mythandra Fenner, Kay Lee and Natalie Maciukenas for their generous support and design help!

Chimney Flyer: That's A Wrap! Sign Up for the Summer Mailing List


This Chimney Flyer is put together by the school and the PTA. We hope the communication has been helpful during this unique year. If you have feedback, please send to chapmanptacomm@gmail.com.

Over the summer, the PTA may have communications which will be sent out separately (not through the school). Sign up on the mailing list to receive any communications over the summer --> CLICK HERE TO BE ADDED TO THE MAILING LIST.

Other ways to stay in the loop are to subscribe to the Friends of Chapman website and join the Chapman Facebook group. You can find links and more info at: https://friendsofchapman.org/communications/.

Have a great summer!

Annie Duong
Chapman PTA Communications Chair

Friendly House Preschool and After-School 2021-22 Enrollment Now Open


Friendly House Community,

We are pleased to announce that Friendly House Children's Programs enrollment for the 2020–21 school year is open. As of right now, we are planning as though Chapman will be operating on their regular schedule of 8 am–2:15 pm, Monday through Friday. Friendly House Preschool will also be in session from  8 am–2:15 pm, Monday through Friday. A complete calendar for both programs will be available in August 2021. Limited scholarships are available for families who qualify.

For more information and to sign up, please follow this link.

We are looking forward to a new year and hopefully resuming some normalcy as our community rebounds from the pandemic, it is safe to resume full school days and a great school year.

Questions? Contact 
Dan Hupala.

ICYMI


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