CUSA Communications


Asynchronous Learning Day

Monday the 27th is an Asynchronous Learning Day. Students will learn and work from home. Teachers and other staff members will be in Professional Development.

Students will return Tuesday, February 28th @ 8:45 AM.

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How Black History Month began and how it has changed to what it is today | Just the FAQs

🗓️Upcoming Events🗓️

Black History Month Wax Museum Exhibit

Tuesday, February 28th
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Frederick Douglass Oratorical Contest & Andrew Turner Art Contest

Wednesday, March 29th
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For the safety of our CUSA Scholars and staff:

All parents, visitors, vendors, etc. are required to stop into the main office. No one is permitted to go beyond the front office without authorization. If the secretary is not available, kindly be seated in the waiting area across the hall from the office and we will assist you as soon as possible.


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Arrival & Dismissal

School starts at 8:45AM.

  • 9:01 students are late.

Chronic lateness results in absenteeism which may require legal court intervention.

Dismissal is 3:35PM - 3:45PM

Parents, it's imperative that your child is picked up on time daily. We DO NOT have staffing for proper supervision after 4:00PM. Please make arrangements to have your child picked up on time daily.

Early Dismissal ends at 2:45pm

A medical or other planned appointment should be scheduled around the dismissal window. Please don't reduce instruction time for our scholars by scheduling or planning routine early dismissals before the end of the school day.

Cold/Inclement Weather Dismissal

  • Pre-K & Kindergarten parents will enter through the front entrance(9th Street courtyard) and leave through the Parker Street exit.
  • Students that ride a bus or a van will continue to leave through the Parker Street exit.
  • Walkers and pick-up (1st - 5th grade) will dismiss from the cafeteria (Fulton Street exit)


PLEASE Remember that we are a NUT🥜, SEAFOOD🐟🍤, LATEX🎈🧤, and CITRUS FREE🍊🍋 SCHOOL! For the safety of our students and staff, peanut butter products, tuna fish, orange slices, etc., are NOT allowed!


5th Grade Heritage Bowl

Congratulations to our Heritage Bowl team!

2nd Place finishers in the district Black History Heritage Bowl

  • Malachi Thompson-Harris
  • Henry Yeboah
  • Nolan Payne
  • Jakayla Newsome
  • Glorianna Wheeler
  • Tyair Palmer
  • Bahira Cottman

🎉District Spelling Bee Winner!!!🎉

🏆Congratulations to Hayden Floyd!🏆

1st Place winner of the District Spelling Bee (Grades 3-5)

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2nd and 3rd Grade Sweetheart Dance

🚪Black History Month Door Contest🚪

🙌🏾A HUGE shout out to all the teachers, staff, and students that participated and helped with the Black History Month Door Decorating Contest!

District Science Fair Participants

A big shout out to our District Science Fair Participants:

Jaleel Morris-Baker - 5th Grade

Kyree Johnson - 4th Grade

Black History Month Assembly

Tribute to the Music, Life, and Legacy of Michael Jackson


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CUSA's Student Uniform Policy

Polo shirts:






Pants or skirts:


navy blue


**No open-toed shoes/sandals, flip-flops, slides, slippers 🚫

**No jeans🚫

**No T-shirts 🚫

Parent Teacher Organization

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Click the link below to access the sign up form.

Families, your voice is important and we want to hear from you. Your ideas, opinions, questions, concerns and contributions to CUSA are welcome! Please join us for our PTO meetings. More information to come. Meetings will resume soon. Stay tuned!


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PBIS theme for February:

💗Spread Love💗

Showing kindness shows love.

Being caring shows love.

Being helpful shows love.

Community Readers Needed:

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👇🏾Click the link for the flyer👇🏾

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Click the link below to apply.

👇🏾Click below for the BEFORE & After Care form👇🏾

Paper applications are available in the main office.

Before care starts at 7:30 AM.
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👇🏾Click the link for the Home Access Center👇🏾

Boys and Girls Club of Chester

How to join:

  1. Download the BGCC Membership application.

  2. Fill out the application

  3. Bring completed application to the Boys & Girls Club of Chester with $50 payment to the Boys and Girls Club.

👇🏾Click the link below to download the application👇🏾

Scouts Programs

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Boys & Girls, K-5th Grade

Applications are located in the Main Office.


Girl Scouts

Flyers are located in the Main Office.

*Disclaimer: Chester Upland School District does not sponsor or sanction this event.

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Technology Use and Notice

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· All Student Technology (Chromebooks, iPads, Chargers) MUST be returned to school immediately!!! Failure to return student technology will result in a fee being charged for lost or damaged equipment. · Please ensure your scholars come to school with the supplies needed to have a successful school day. Supplies such as pencils, pens, erasers, crayons, notebooks, etc. are essential to your scholar’s school day!