2014-15 Registration and Open House

luvskool1All Chesnut Families (NEW AND RETURNING) need to attend Open House AUGUST 6, 8 AM - 2 PM

WHAT TO BRING:

  1. July-Aug residence documents showing your name,
  2. Check, cash or credit cards ($2 convenience fee) for purchasing student agenda, and optional items such as school store merchandise, Friends of Chesnut Annual Fund donations and car magnet,
  3. Your child (KINDERGARTEN students only).

New Students to Chesnut: 

Families currently living in Chesnut's attendance area who have not already had a student at the school:


Returning Students to Chesnut:

You completed a registration packet at the end of last year - you do not need to do this again.

  • COME TO OPEN HOUSE ON AUGUST 6, 8 am - 2 pm. See above "What to Bring."

 

Click here for school supply lists by grade.

 

Kindergarten tips for Open House

Starting Kindergarten can feel like a big step, so incoming Chesnut students (and their parents/guardians) get a little extra attention to help the transition be smooth and stress-free. Here's how it works:

  • Upon entering the school on Wednesday, August 6th you will be directed through a number of stations.  Please make sure you have two proofs of residency from within the last 30 days.
  • After you visit all the stations, you and your child will then proceed to the kindergarten hallway where the kindergarten teachers will greet you and your child.  Your child will then interact with a staff member in a nearby classroom while you fill out some paperwork.
  • It is important to note that this screening is not a test of IQ or school readiness. The information will simply be used to create balanced and diverse classrooms. 
  • On Friday, August 8th, you and your child are invited back to the school for a “Kindergarten Meet & Greet” where you will meet your child’s teacher in the classroom, interact with other children in the class, and drop off school supplies.
  • On Friday, August 8th from 6:00-7:00 PM, your family is invited to “Kick Off to Kindergarten,” an informal get-together at Yogli Mogli (Orchard Park/Kroger Shopping Center, 2090 Dunwoody Club Dr.) to meet new kindergarten friends and classmates while enjoying delicious frozen yogurt!

(If you are an experienced Chesnut family but know anyone joining us for Kindergarten, please pass this along!)

 

Chesnut Wins Another Grant!

captain planetAfter school ended, Chesnut was told that we'd won yet another school grant for more than $2,400 from the Captain Planet Foundation!


Click HERE to read the press release about this award, how it ties in with STEM certification, and the work of our Wellness Team in bringing this success to our school.

 

 

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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Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
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