From the Principal's View
Jane Mills, Principal
It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas...
What if our story is different..... stress, not enough money, no heat, no food, just lost my job, sitting at the ER for healthcare, more bills, working three jobs, etc. If so, the holidays can bring other feelings.
The holidays can be emotional in a positive way and in one that overwhelms.
For us at Chandler Creek, each of these emotions is present in some way. Some of the stories of our students are simply not things we can understand, yet we are the ones whose pathway crosses with students in need. Our job in a school where poverty is over the 50% mark, is to create a sense of normal, safety, belonging and learning for all students who attend. We provide shelter, food, and childhood for students.
As we head to December, be reminded that giving the student "childhood" is essential to what we do. Learning comes in many ways and I encourage you to reflect deeply as we rush to Christmas to allow our students to feel that they are valued, they are loved, they are Champions to each of us.
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Calendar Need to Know:
Monday, 11/27/2017- Welcome Back
Tuesday, 11/28/2017 Admin at Read to Succeed Training, 3rd Grade Science on Wheels
Wednesday, 11/29/2017 Faculty Management @ 3:00, 2nd Qtr Progress reports, 4th Grade Data Dive
Thursday, 11/30/2017, 3rd Grade Data Dive
Friday, 12/1/2017- School Spirit Days, Display College Pennants, Jeans and College Attire
11/25 Lynn Pennington
11/26 Evanne Latta
11/ 28 Tena Johnson
12/7 Michelle Abella
12/7 Lynn Gambrell
Grade 5- Great Collaboration on the First Data Dive, You are great thinkers!
Grade K5- Amazing K5 Play
Larry and Crew, Front Office, FANS and All support- You keep us running smoothly!