CBA Elementary Weekly Newsletter

September 19, 2021

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Hello CBA Community!

What an amazing morning! It was so great to see our CBA community back in the building for morning drop off. Some of our students felt otherwise, and we had a few more tears than normal saying goodbye to moms and dads, but overall we think it was wonderful. Thank you for following our procedures and for your help in making this such a great success. We look forward to doing this again in the near future. Stay tuned!

Welcoming families into the building was a nice way to wrap up our Back-to-School Night events. We truly appreciate you taking the time to join in on the classroom presentations. Sharing our program with our families is one of our favorite things to do, and we hope that the excitement for the year was evident. Classroom teachers have sent out their recordings, if you were unable to attend.

This past week we were able to practice our Lock Down drill. This drill is intended to secure students in their classrooms in the event of a weather or local emergency. Overall, the teachers and students did a fantastic job. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Finally, we understand that the new uniform roll-out has brought some frustration to many of our families, and we apologize for that. We encourage you to continue to use the uniforms that you have from previous years, and if you are in short supply, please let us know and we can check the PAC used uniforms. We are still accepting donations of used uniforms.

Thanks so much and have a great weekend!

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  • Monday, 9/20 - Harrisburg Field Trip - Mrs. Garritt's Class
  • Tuesday, 9/21 - Harrisburg Field Trip - Ms. Benson's Class
  • Tuesday, 9/21 - Meet the PAC - Zoom details below
  • Wednesday, 9/22 - First Day of Fall Apple Cider Donuts Treat!
  • Friday, 9/24 - Dress Down Day! No uniforms required!
  • 10/5 & 10/7 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (In-Person & Zoom options)

Car Line Reminders

Please help us keep students and their families safe, by following the directions below for drop off and pick up:

Drop off:

  • Prior to drop off, parents are asked to conduct a health screening of students.
  • Students attending before care may begin arriving at 7:00am. Parents will be asked to park in the parking lot and walk their students to the front lobby between 7:00 and 7:30am.
  • Drop off will be done via car line from 7:30 to 8:30am.
  • Drop off for Pre-K, K and 1st grade will be between 8:00am and 8:30am.
  • Drop off for 2nd - 5th grade will be between 7:30am and 8:00am.
  • Families with siblings in both groups will drop off at the earlier time.
  • Please pull all the way up to the sign indicating, Stop Here.
  • Students will exit the car at the front entrance of the building. Students must exit on passenger side.
  • Parents must stay in the car.
  • Students will have their temperature taken upon entering their classroom. If they have a fever of 99.5 or higher, they may not stay at school.

Pick up:

  • Pick up will be done via car line.
  • Please print the page below, enter your child’s first and last name and grade, and display it on your dashboard, so that the CBA team can clearly see it. Please do not take it down until your child has gotten into the car.
  • Pick up for Pre-K, K and 1st grade will be between 3:30pm and 4:00pm.
  • Pick up for 2nd-5th grade will be between 3:00pm and 3:30pm.
  • Families with siblings in both groups will pick up at the later time.
  • Please pull all the way up to the sign that says, “Stop Here”.
  • Your student(s) will be called out to pick up.
  • Students will enter the car on the passenger side.
  • Pull forward to the designated area to fasten seatbelts.
  • After care will begin at 3:30pm for 2nd-5th grade, and at 4:00 for Pre-K-1st grade.
  • Pick up will be done via car line during after care.
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Scholastic Book Fair

Monday, Oct. 4th, 7am

1190 McDermott Drive

West Chester, PA

Monthly Calendar - Click on the link below

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CBA PAC Meeting - Meet the PAC!

Tuesday, Sep. 21st, 7pm

This is an online event.

Meeting ID: 384 259 4430
Passcode: 408985

Parents Afternoon Out - Will you attend??

Mabel's Labels Fundraiser

Type in "Chesterbrook Academy" and be sure to choose the West Chester location.

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