CUSA Communications


Women's History Month

Women’s History Month is a dedicated month to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to United States history. From Abigail Adams to Eleanor Roosevelt & Michelle Obama, Sojourner Truth to Rosa Parks, the timeline of women’s history milestones stretches back to the founding of the United States.
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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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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!


Congratulations, Mrs. Mahoney!!

Your dedication to our children is greatly appreciated! We hope that you enjoy your time with your family and friends. You have earned it! You will be missed!
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Black History Living Wax Museum

February 28, 2023
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🗓️Upcoming Events🗓️

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🐠🦈1st Grade Field Trip🦈🐠

Who: First Grade students

What: Field Trip

When: Friday 03/10

Where: Camden Aquarium

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Frederick Douglass Oratorical Contest & Andrew Turner Art Contest

Wednesday, March 29th
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School Safety Induction

There will be an induction ceremony this month for our School Safety Officers. More information to come.
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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)


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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 🚫


Opportunity Scholarship Letter

Click the link below to download the PDF.
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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 March🍀

Community Readers Needed:

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👇🏾Click the link for the flyer👇🏾

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👧🏾Girl Scouts👧🏾

Please use the QR code or link to apply below. There are NO physical copies available to fill out.
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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!