Cheetah Chatter

September 24, 2021

A Note from Our Administrators

Hello Cheetah Families,

Great things continue to happen daily here at Chapman's Retreat Elementary, and we're nearing the end of the first 9 weeks. 9w1 ends on October 6. Families in grades 2-5 have access to their student's grades in Skyward as the marking period progresses. Parent/teacher conferences have been scheduled for October 11, and teachers have sent out their sign-up sheets for these ZOOM conferences. We encourage every family to take advantage of this valuable facetime opportunity with your child's teacher.

This edition of the Cheetah Chatter is filled with important information. Please read further to get details about:

  • College Exploration Spirit Week - NEXT WEEK (it's a Dress Up Week)!
  • The Grey Ghost 10k, 5k, 1k and 1/2k on October 23
  • The start of the Harry Potter Book Club
  • October's Breakfast and Lunch menus
  • Important changes for Townhome walkers
  • 2 weeks of FREE mini-golf!

As always, thank you for your continued support.

CRES Admin Team

Michelle Hummel, Principal

Caron Johnson, Assistant Principal

Help Needed!

Please keep the area in front of the gate on Secluded Lane clear in the mornings so that staff members can access the parking lot. Staff members are still arriving up until 8:25 and need to be able to reach a parking spot.

Grey Ghost 2021 Information

The Grey Ghost gives our PE Dept the race fee for each Chapman's runner! As a bonus, CRES has won the trophy for most participants for the last 5 races!! Let's do it again Cheetahs!!! Thank you for considering running with us!!! Cheetah Coalition has been awesome so far and the Grey Ghost is the best way to end on October 23!! Check out the link below for all the details!

Attention Townhome Walkers

Beginning Monday, September 27, only students with addresses in the Chapman's Retreat townhomes, Dakota Point or Chapman's Crossing neighborhoods will be permitted to be townhome walkers. We have seen an uptick in parents parking their cars in the culdesac by the school and picking up students. For the safety of all students, and to keep the school entrance accessible for emergency vehicles, families may NOT drive their vehicles into the culdesac to retrieve townhome walkers. Any student being picked up on campus in a vehicle must be picked up in the car rider line. Thank you for your continued support of our efforts to keep all of our students safe. In the event of inclement weather or the need for your child to be a car rider, please call or email the office ( for a change of transportation.

Free Mini-Golf

Williamson County Schools – Coordinated School Health Program has teamed up with SOAR Adventure Park to offer one free round of golf for any elementary school student who is wearing an article of clothing or having something else with them that identifies which WCS school they attend. This very special opportunity for a FREE ROUND of mini-golf will be available from September 29th through October 15th.

Please note that students need to have an adult with them to participate. There must be at least one adult per group per hole and the adult does not have to play mini golf and can walk around the course with the student(s) or if they wish, they can pay to play along with their child(ren).

Now Hiring!

CRES is looking for some fantastic, dedicated adults to join our Special Education staff as Teacher Assistants, and we are also looking for substitute teachers to become a regular part of the Cheetah Family. You do not have to have a teaching degree to work in either of these roles - just a passion for helping kids reach their full potential!

Please reach out to Michelle Hummel ( if you are interested in either of these roles. Please see these Important links regarding Substitute Teacher Pay and to learn how to apply: and

CRES Spirit Night at Summit


  • Come early and Tailgate with us - Starts at 5:30PM
  • PTO will have some "SWAG" for the kids!
  • Gametime is 7:00 PM
  • CRES Students will get in free with their CRES Shirt or Future Spartan Shirt! The Family will have to have a ticket for the game!
  • Order your game tickets here:

School Events

September 27-October 1- College Exploration Week (See above)

October 6- End of Quarter 1

October 11- Conference Day (No school for students)

October 12- Site-based PD Day for teachers (No school for students)

October 13-15- Fall Break

October 22- 1st Quarter Report Cards visible in Skyward

October 23- Grey Ghost

October 25- PTO Spirit Night at Chick Fil A

October 28- STREAM Night 5:30-7:00