Chartwell School: The Bulldog Bark
Weekly Newsletter for Chartwell Families
May 18, 2023
We are excited to share a new video that provides an overview of Chartwell School and the critical work we do. Thank you to Chartwell parent and film director Daniel Vital for your talented storytelling and commitment to our important mission.
No Classes Tomorrow - May 19
End of Year Schedule and Details
Please remember to RSVP by June 1 if you plan to attend the BBQ on Tuesday, June 6, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
What's In This Newsletter
If you missed previous issues of the Bulldog Bark, you can find the archives here.
- Family Conference Sign-ups
- Weather is Getting Warmer - Don't Forget Water Bottles
- NEW CLUB: Boxing Strong
- Summer Soccer Camp Now Open to High School
LOWER AND MIDDLE SCHOOL
- Climbing Club Extended
- Last Week of Intramural Kickball (Lower): Monday, May 22 - Thursday, May 25
- Flag Football and Soccer Summer Camps - Registration Open!
- Climbing Club Extended
- Return Chromebooks on June 7
- Golf Club
Upcoming Important Dates
Thursday, May 18 - Friday, May 19 - ULS Science Overnight (Warcken)
Friday, May 19 - Faculty In-Service - NO CLASSES (previously May 26)
Thursday, May 25 - LMS Free Dress Day
Thursday, May 25 - MS/HS Athletics Banquet - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, McMahan Hall
Thursday, May 25 - Friday, May 26 - ULS Science Overnight (Morton, Sanchez, and Whitman)
Friday, May 26 - Middle School Dance, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, McMahan Hall
Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day - No Classes
Wednesday, May 31 - Friday, June 2 - Family Teacher Conferences (Noon Dismissal)
Tuesday, June 6- Fun Day, Talent Show, and All-School BBQ (parents and caregivers invited)
Wednesday, June 7 - All LMS Moving Up Ceremony; Grade 8 Promotion; Last Day of School LMS
Thursday, June 8 - HS Retrospective, HS Graduation; Last Day of School HS
ALL SCHOOL EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sign-Up for Family Conferences
Family/Teacher Conferences will be held from Wednesday, May 31 through Friday, June 2. School dismissal on these days will be 12:00 pm. Please use the division Google form links below to sign up for conferences.
When you are signing up, select at least three preferred time slots and we will schedule a time for you and share via email beginning Monday, May 22. Feel free to select as many time slots as you wish, so that we have the most scheduling flexibility.
Choose any additional faculty members you would like to attend your conference. We will work to ensure that as many of them as possible are present. The meeting will last for 30 or 35 minutes depending on the division and can be held in-person or via Zoom.
It is recommended that high school students attend the conference with their parents or caregivers. Middle school students are also invited and encouraged to attend conferences.
Please complete the form by May 26. Contact your division director with any questions.
Now Open to All Grades - Including High School: Soccer Summer Camp - June 12 -15
All Divisions: Boxing
Students can learn about proper boxing techniques in a fun and supportive environment. This is open to all grade levels.
Fridays: 5/19, 5/26 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm after school at Boxing Strong (Monterey)
Wednesdays: 5/24, 5/31 at 3:30-4:30 PM at Chartwell School
Anyone interested in signing up should email Coach Patterson at email@example.com
LOWER AND MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
MS Sports: Please Return Uniforms and Equipment
All middle school sports have concluded for the 2022-23 school year. Please make sure that all athletes have returned their uniforms and any equipment they borrowed for their sport. Thank you for all of your support of Chartwell Athletics!
Space Still Available: Chartwell's Inaugural Flag Football Camp - July 17-21
Gather your friends and sign up today for a developmentally challenging and fun program. Camp is open to participants in the 1st to 8th grade (2023/2024 school year).
The Chartwell Flag Football Summer Camp teaches sound fundamental offensive and defensive football skills to both experienced and beginner youth athletes. Individual and group drills will be demonstrated to teach basic techniques. Proper warm-up, physical conditioning, skills drills, and review are part of each scheduled session.
Coach Jason Fisk, assisted by local coaches/athletes, will lead the Chartwell Flag Football Summer Camp 2023 Program. Camp will focus on core skill development (offensive and defensive principles), proper play execution, understanding situational roles, and of course...competitive and fun game action.
No previous flag football experience is required to attend the camp. See below for the full camp details.
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Chromebook & Charger Return Day: Wednesday, June 7 by 2:45 pm
Students are to return school-issued Chromebook and Charger to advisor on Wednesday, Jun7 at 2:45 pm
The charger must be working. Students will be charged $35 dollars for broken or lost charger.
All stickers must be removed. Students can be charged $35 dollars for any stickers on Chromebook/Chromebook case
Students' final grades will be held if Chromebook is not returned by the morning of June 8.
Please contact Amanda Zonghi firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
HS Golf Club
The last day of the HS golf club is Friday, May 26 at Laguna Seca Golf Course from 1:30-5:00 pm.
Local Events and Resources
Special Event: Chartwell's Talmon Owens to Perform at Sunset Center
Terrace Hour with Magenta Spreen
Presented by Sunset Presents
Friday, May 19
More information here.
Magenta Spreen is a collaboration between singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon Owens. Together they bring dreamy soundscapes and vocal harmonies coupled with rich storytelling and mindful melodies. Kristen and Talmon draw inspiration from folk acts of the 1960's and 70's and modern artists like Kacy and Clayton.
Terrace Hour is free and open to the public - no tickets for reservations required; the bar opens at 5:30pm; the show starts at 6:00pm. Food and drinks are allowed, but alcohol must be purchased at the venue. Rain cancels. Terrace Hour is sponsored by KRML.
May Chartwell Birthdays
May 5 - Asha Cox
May 8 - Regan Albee
May 8 - Lauren Christensen
May 15 - Alana Warcken
May 27 - Elena Mueller
May 27 - Billy Swift
May 28 - Katlyn Bach
May 30 - Aaron Kanak
If you have questions for us, please contact one of the following Chartwell Team Members:
Head of School, Danielle Patterson: email@example.com
Director of Teaching and Learning, Jodi Amaditz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director of Lower School, Katherine Kanaski: email@example.com
Assistant Director of Middle School, Karla Bell: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director of the High School, Amanda Zonghi: email@example.com
Director of STEAM and EdTech, Sandra Varajic: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Student Support: Billy Swift email@example.com
Director of Campus Management and Safety, John Langrill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Advancement and Communications, Elena Mueller: email@example.com
Director of Human Development and Wellness, Batya Fields: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Athletics: Rory Patterson email@example.com
Business Office: Katia Stornetta firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Support: email@example.com