January 11, 2017

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Wednesday Newsletter

Jan. 11, 2017

No school on Monday, Jan. 16 in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

New Staff

We welcome a new staff member to our Chaparral Community. Ms. Kimberly Rhodes has joined us to teach Grade 3.  We will also have a new Social Worker, Jane.  

Break Through

On the evening of January 17, Chaparral will have a Break Through meeting in the Library at 5:30 PM.  This is a program for grade 6 students and a great opportunity for them.  For more information, please contact Ms. Kym Ortiz, our Librarian.  

PARCC Assessment Information for Families

We are able to host information meetings in the computer Lab regarding the upcoming PARCC assessment.  Mrs. Korce will open the lab on Wednesday Evenings beginning Jan. 25 at 6:00 for parents and students of grades 3-6 to come to the lab to hear information and to do practice tests together. Dates will be Jan. 25,  Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22.

Attendance Competition

We beat Amy Biehl last week in the attendance competition, and the principal (Ms. Ocampo-Moore) wore Chaparral’s t-shirt on Monday, Jan. 9, due to the snow day on Friday.  (Picture below).  Currently, our attendance is 90.2 %  and Amy Biehl is  90.8%.  Let’s keep beating Amy Biehl!

T shirt Jan 9.jpg Last Week our attendance was 95.8% and Amy Biehl’s was 92.3%

Progress Reports: Progress reports for the second quarter will be sent home with students this Wednesday, Jan. 11. Be sure to look for your children's progress reports. Check backpacks! Please sign the reports and return them to school: we want to be sure you saw them.

Parent Teacher conferences will be held for all students on Feb. 16 and 17, 2017.  Schedule to be sent ASAP.  


Please feel free to contact Coleen Korce in the office at 505-467-1402 or 505-204-9184