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December 18, 2015

Welcome back and CONGRATULATIONS Mr. Glavas!

Mr. Glavas graduated from Illinois State University last weekend with a degree in Graphic Communications. He has been a CAES Camp Counselor and will now join our extended care staff. He will primarily work in morning care as well as during breaks and GAP camps.

CAES Bears Down for Staley Da Bear's Visit!



A BIG thank you to CAPA for sponsoring our Staley Da Bear assembly on Wednesday! Staley introduced the Chicago Bears First and Goal Challenge - How to Score a Touchdown for a Healthy Life!

Step 1: Eat Healthy

Step 2: Drink Plenty of Water (one glass daily per every 25 pounds you weigh)

Step 3: Get Plenty of Rest (at least 10 hours per night for our students)

Step 4: Keep Physically Active

Log onto to take Staley's Fitness Challenge! Every child who completes the 6-week challenge will enter a raffle to win 2 FREE TICKETS to a Chicago Bears home game.

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CAES Teachers and Principal Take a Break this Week!

Specialty Shout Out

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The pictured students received a Specialty Shout out this week for displaying RESPONSIBILITY in their specialty classes! Each student was given a pom pom to enter into their class jar. The winner of the Pom Pom Baton will be announced on Monday, Jan. 4th at morning assembly!

First In Math!

Today, the students were awarded with a surprise 15-minute recess, right after morning assembly, for reaching our school's First in Math goal of 100,000 stickers!! Nice work everyone!

Chesterbrook PreK, Kindergarten and 3rd Grade Classes Collaborate to Raise Money for the Ronald McDonald House

Second Grade Reader's Theater en Español!

Reader's Theater 2nd Grade

Happy Holidays from Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School!

From all of the teachers and staff at Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School, thank you for the generous gifts you have delivered and the kind words you have shared this week! We are thankful that you share your children with us every day.

Warmest wishes this holiday season,

Your CAES Family

January Calendar

Jan. 4

Classes Resume

January Tuition Due
Q2 Clubs: Basketball, Engineering (session 6)

Jan. 5

Q2 Clubs: Chess, Girls Soccer, Painting (session 7)

Jan. 6

Q2 Clubs: Dance (session 7), Karate, Tutoring (session 6)

Jan. 7

Q2 Clubs: Yearbook, Boys Soccer (session 7)

Jan. 8

Out of Uniform Day: Spirit Wear
Q2 Clubs: Cooking (session 6)

Jan. 11

District 204 closed - GAP Care Available
Q2 Clubs: Basketball, Engineering (session 7)

Jan. 12

Q2 Clubs: None

Kindergarten/3rd Grade Field Trip to Ronald McDonald House

Jan. 13

Q2 Clubs: Karate, Tutoring (session 7)
Q3 Clubs: Dance (session 1)

Jan. 11-14

Mrs. Kleifges in Seattle for District Meeting

Jan. 14

First Grade Field Trip to Robert Crown Health Center

Q2 Clubs: None

Jan. 15

3rd/4th/5th Field Trip to Waubonsie Valley High School Planetarium

2nd Quarter Ends

Out of Uniform Day: Student Choice

Q2 Clubs: Cooking (session 7)

Jan. 18

Martin Luthur King Jr. Day - No School - GAP Care Available

Jan. 22

Report Cards

Jan. 23

Open House STEM Event and Specialty Spotlight 10:00am-1:00pm

CAPA Swim Event at Pelican Harbor in Bolingbrook

Jan. 28

Classroom Spelling Bees

Jan. 29

Half Day - Noon Dismissal

Conferences 1:00-6:00pm

100th Day of School!!

Jan. 30

Tall Grass Preschool Winter Concert 10:00am-1:00pm

PAR Surveys Coming Soon!

You should receive a link via email the first week of January inviting you to participate in the annual parent satisfaction survey. More information to come!