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2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2021-2022 School Year Yearbook Update

Due to unfortunate events, if you ordered a yearbook, yearbooks will not be delivered this school year but, will arrive this summer. Just as soon as they arrive, we will contact parents to pick them up at the school. Thank you for your patience.


May 23: Field Day-All grades-Volunteers needed-Sign up below

May 24: 8th Grade Picnic-During the school day

May 24: 8th Graduation-6PM

May 24-May 25: Awards Day-See details below


Field Day-Monday May 23rd

Field Day - Monday, May 23rd. PK-4th grade located on CHA campus. 5th-8th grade locations are listed next to their times. Volunteers needed! Visit this link to volunteer!

**Please note that field day is for CHA students only. Siblings and parents/guardians are NOT allowed to participate in games/activities.**

PK-1st - 8:30am-11:30am in the front parking lot

2nd - 4th - 12:00pm-3:00pm in the front parking lot

5th grade - 9am-2:00pm in the back parking lot (Please bring closed-toed athletic shoes if you choose to wear closed-toed water shoes.)

6th grade - 8:30am-11:30am in the field behind the car wash followed by a picnic back on campus (bring a sack lunch from home or get one from the cafeteria). No water activities involved so only closed-toed shoes allowed. Bring a water bottle with your name on it.

7th-8th - 12:00pm-3:00pm in the field behind the car wash. Bring a water bottle with your name on it.

Things to know about PK-5th & 7th/8th grade Field Day:

*Closed-toed shoes are required (closed-toed water shoes are acceptable). NO FLIP FLOPS or CROCS allowed.

*Swimsuits may be worn under clothing.

*Bring a towel & water bottled (Put your name on your water bottle!!!)

*No parking will be allowed on campus. Please use the parking lots at either church across the street behind ACE Hardware.

Things to know about 6th grade Field Day:

*No water activities are involved.

*Closed-toed shoes are required. NO FLIP FLOPS or CROCS allowed.

*Bring a water bottled (Put your name on your water bottle!!!)

*No parking will be allowed on campus. Please use the parking lots at either church across the street behind ACE Hardware.

Sander's Italian Ice available to purchase May 23rd at Field Day for $3.

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Awards Day Schedule-May 24th & May 25th

Tuesday, May 24th

PK-9:30 a.m.

Kinder-10:15 a.m.

1st-11:30 a.m.

2nd-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 25th

3rd-11:30 a.m.

4th-9:30 a.m.

5th-10:15 a.m.

6th-12:30 p.m.

7th-1:30 p.m.

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CHA Staff Senior Highlight

Congratulations to Michael Sendejo, former CHA student. He is a graduating senior at Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. He served as President of the Texas Boys Choir this year and will be attending the University of Texas at Austin this fall. Michael will major in Radio, Television Film.

Shown below with his mom, Mrs. Sendejo, Chief of Education Services & Interim CHA Principal.

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Master of Education

Mr. Shephard, Positive Behavior Support Coach, graduated with a Master of Education degree last weekend from Texas A&M. He was honored with the prestigious recognition of being the honor graduate for 2022 because of his expertise in the field and his high GPA.

Shown below with his proud family. Congratulations Mr. Shephard!

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2022-2023 School Supply Kits

Order Securely Online

Deadline to order May 30th!

  • Enter the school ID, CHA949 (3 letters/3 numbers)
  • Follow the directions to complete your order
  • Keep your online confirmation as your receipt

Orders will be charged tax at checkout

*Notes from the Nurse*

Medications on Campus

Friendly reminder. Parents/Guardians must pick up ALL medications at the end of the school year or it will be discarded. Parents/Guardians must initial the consent form when picking up medication. Medications will NOT be sent home with scholars.


Emails have gone out for scholars who immunizations aren’t current per Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for next school year. Please submit updated immunization records to the school nurse prior to August 1, 2022. Please note that immunizations must be current to maintain enrollment.

2022-2023 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Student Grades K-12

Please email Nurse Anderson.

CHA Menu for the Week of May 23rd, 2022

Message from Margaret Simpson, Child Nutrition Director:

  • If your child has special dietary needs, please complete the attached document and return to Margaret Simpson.
  • Curbside Meals are available for CHA virtual students and include breakfast and lunch meals. Please click here to reserve meals for your scholar(s).
  • In an effort to keep our scholars safe, please remind your scholar(s) to refrain from sharing food. Many of our scholars have food allergies and an act of kindness could lead to a serious allergic reaction.
  • Supply Chain Issues

    As we continue with the 2021-2022 school year, we are facing unprecedented issues with the supply chain that have caused us to alter our posted menus with little to no notice.

    We are working very closely with our distributors and manufacturers to secure both the food and supply items needed to support our program, however the availability of these items has been changing on a daily basis.

    While it is our intention to serve the posted menu every day at every school, supply issues will not make this possible throughout this school year until the supply chain issues are rectified.

    When changes to the posted school menu become necessary, we will attempt to substitute the scheduled menu item with another that is as similar as possible, to the extent we are able to do so, based on the products we are able to receive.

    Chapel Hill Academy is committed to providing our students with the highest quality food possible, and we are working with manufacturers and distributors every day on this very serious supply chain concern.

No Cost Summer Meals-See Flyer Below


Office staff will not accept any drop off lunches for your scholar. If your scholar is not eating the meals that are being offered, it is the parent’s/guardian’s sole responsibility to ensure that your scholar has their lunch when they are being dropped off each morning in the carpool lane. If your scholar forgets their lunch, they may eat a healthy nutritious reimbursable meal that is offered through our Scholar Nutrition Program.

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Chapel Hill Academy is a tuition-free public charter school serving Fort Worth families PreK-8th grade. We are operated by Lena Pope, a local nonprofit that has been working with children and families since 1930 to help create hope, happiness, and success. We believe that each child can achieve great things when they are encouraged to learn in ways that work for them. Chapel Hill Academy opens the door to success by creating a community of vibrant learners and leaders!