Science Olympiad team forming!

imagescaw7vfakThe Science Olympiad is a fun Science club for 3rd - 5th graders that will finish up with attending the Science Olympiad competition on a Saturday morning in May.  The Science Olympiad team will be meeting every Tuesday from 2:45-3:45 in Mrs. Smith's room. The first meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 2:45 p.m. This meeting is mostly to give information to parents.

Click HERE for information about Science Olympiad AND the required permission slip.

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If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Smith at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Challenge School-Wide Prizes

chesnutchallengegraphic Extra! Extra!  Read all about it - dates for SILLY HAT day, FREE DRESS day, and BOUNCY HOUSE recess day!

Friday, October 17 - Silly Hat day!  Wear your favorite team cap, party hat, deelie boppers, fascinator, or crazy hair to school!

Friday, October 24 - Free Dress day!  No Chesnut uniform required - wear the outfit you've always wanted your school friends to see!  (Parents - please be sure clothing still follows the main Dekalb county policy.  Click here to review - dress code is on page 61.)

Friday, October 31 - Bouncy house at recess!



October is Fire Up Your Feet Month

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  • FREE incentive program sponsored by Kaiser Permanente to get us focused on how much movement our families get every day.
  • All Chesnut students, parents, teachers and staff can track their physical activity during October
  • WIN money to help Chesnut purchase student pedometers (request by Coach Dykema)!
Simple tracking forms will come home every week in October - fill them in and return to school every Thursday.. we will enter your activity for you!  Or, families can register and log their own activity at
Any Physical Activity Counts!
- Before school (Walk to School, biking to school)
- At school (active recess, brain breaks, Chesnut Challenge)
- After school (playing outside, Running Club, sports)
- Weekends (RunDunwoody race, games, bike rides, playing outside)

2014-15 Registration Packet

School Volunteer Training
(watch this video)

Training Certificate
(print, turn in to Chesnut)


 Contact Us
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 Friends of Chesnut 501c3


2014-15 Spirit Night Partners









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Chesnut Challenge

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Chesnut Charter Elementary School

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Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
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