PTC election - April 24

vote031Please click here to read the bios for the PTC election slate of candidates.  We are still searching for one candidate - could it be you?

Candidates:  Denise Daisy, Maggie Eckard, Danielle Johnson

There are four openings (three voting parent positions and one alternate parent position) on the PTC for the 2014-2015 school year.

The PTC membership is:

  • a total of 9 parent positions (7 voting and 2 alternates)
  • our principal
  • 5 voting teacher representatives
  • a two-year commitment which involves 1xmonth full PTC meetings, 1xmonth Action Team meeting, and a couple of meetings during the summer

Online voting will take place between April 24 - April 28 and our new PTC members will be announced by email on Tuesday, April 29th.   New PTC members should plan to attend the May 1st PTC meeting at 3:00 PM in the media center.    If you have any questions, feel free to email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Farm Bus Coming to Chesnut - April 25

Chesnut LOGO WEBOur Master School Gardeners are bringing a new in-school "field trip" to Chesnut on Friday, April 25th. All Chesnut classes will have a chance to tour the G.A.B.I.E. agricultural interactive bus to learn about Georgia's main crops, how honey is made, and careers in agriculture. Students may also bring in money to purchase souvenirs at the G.A.B.I.E. store.

Parents, please send in $5 cash per child by April 18th, in an envelope marked "GABIE Bus."


Kindergarten Round Up - May 1

luvskool1Will your child be attending Chesnut next year as a kindergarten student?  If so, please bring your child to Chesnut’s Kindergarten Round Up for a chance to meet the teachers and experience Chesnut for the first time.  There will be a panel discussion with current parents, ready to talk about the school and the kindergarten experience, as well as answer questions.  The kids will love it, and parents will receive important information about the school.  Sign in is at 8:15am and the program will begin promptly at 8:30am, lasting about an hour.   RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Want to know what's going on BEFORE your child enrolls?  Sign up for weekly e-news here, and visit us on Facebook at “Friends of Chesnut.”


Chesnut Wins $4,000 in Grants!

whole kids logoThis spring, we have had wonderful news that Chesnut has won TWO separate grants, each for $2,000, to help us keep the momentum going on Wellness and Health efforts at the school.  Members of our Wellness Action Team have taken the lead in pursuing these awards to expand Chesnut's Gardening, Nutrition and Increased Movement programs (details here). fuel up to play 60 logo

Click HERE to read the press release and see what Ms. Martin, our Cafeteria Manager, and our Wellness team have been working on!



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