The Chung Chronicles

May 2016

May really is when the transition to middle school materializes. Yes, that actually was a 6th grade school supply order in your child's book bag this week...

Recent News

Recycled Robots

Thank you for sending in recyclable materials. The robots turned out really well, and we plan to share them with the school at the Community Meeting this month.

Open House

Thank you to all who attended Open House! The children enjoyed showing you their hard work, creativity, and thoughtful writing. What a great night and memory.


Overall, we've had a smooth start to PARCC. Testing will continue until Wednesday, 5/11. There are four days of Math and four days of Language Arts. Please make sure that your child gets a good night's rest and eats a healthy breakfast. We talked about how this shouldn't be a stressful time, but that students should simply try their best.

Permission Forms

It's a busy time of year with many forms. There are two forms that are currently being collected: (1) Spring Concert permission form (even if not attending) and (2) Sesame Place for safeties. Please sign and return if you have not done so already.


Middle School Parent Orientation - 5/12, 7pm

Parent orientation for incoming middle school students is on Thursday, May 12 at 7pm. Students do not attend this orientation.

5th Grade HMS Orientation - 5/31, 8am

The day after Memorial Day (Tuesday, May 31), students should be dropped off directly at Haddonfield Middle School by 8am for their middle school orientation/visitation. They will hear from faculty and be able to visit a class. All students will walk back to Tatem afterwards (buses will provided in the event of rain).

Donation Request

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, if you haven't donated a box of tissues yet, please consider doing so! They will be put to good use, we promise.