School is closed for winter recess from Monday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 23. Enjoy the break and we'll see everyone when school resumes on Monday, Feb. 26.
Are you looking for a summer camp that shows children that even the wildest and craziest ideas can become reality? Campers in grades K-6 will create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, and build futuristic dream homes. Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that encourage children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up! Camp Invention will be held July 9 through 13 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at O'Rourke Middle School. [REGISTRATION INFORMATION & PROGRAM DETAILS]
Get ready, get set...and go show off your talents in the annual BH-BL Follies being held Friday, April 13 and Saturday, Apriil 14 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Auditions for the Follies are Monday, March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, March 27 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the middle school cafetorium.
Students in the Drama Club have been busy rehearsing lines and transforming the school's stage into a chocolate factory in preparation for their performances of Roald Dahl's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory. Show times are Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, April 19 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free!
Charlton Heights student, who have been busy reading as part of the school's annual Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) program, are in for a big treat next month when Mad Science Academy book series author Matt McElligott visits CHES. [FULL STORY]
If you have a child entering kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year and he or she is not yet on our list of incoming students please contact Registrar Jackie Martini at 518-399-9141, ext. 85002 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration packets will be mailed to parents Thursday, Feb. 22; the Kindergarten Informational Meeting is Monday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at Pashley Elementary School; and registration is Monday and Tuesday, March 12 and 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stevens Elementary School.
When dropping off children on the side, please have them sit on the passenger side of the car so they can safely exit the car and walk independently to the entrance in between the library and grade 5 classrooms. If you would like to get out of the car, or walk your child into the building, kindly park so other cars behind you can exit the parking lot. Also, please be aware of other cars and pedestrians when pulling out of the lane.
Show your school spirit by participating in the Student Council Theme Days October through June. One Friday each month students may alter their attire to dress for the theme. Have fun!
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