‘Tis the season to be jolly at Chesterbrook Academy of Philadelphia! December is a month to celebrate family, friends, and community, and it is an absolutely pleasure to share in that joy with your children each day. We hope that you will join us for one (or more!) of our special events so that you, too, can jump in on the holiday fun!
Click here to download a printable copy of this month’s Lunch & Events Calendars. Hard copies are also available at the front desk. Please check the whiteboard in the front lobby for a heads up when a spirit day is approaching. Don’t forget that up-to-date information is also available via our school website at any time.
- EARLY CLOSURE – Thursday, December 24th – Please note that Chesterbrook Academy will be close at 3:00pm on Thursday, December 24th in observance of Christmas Eve. Be sure to make arrangements to have your child picked up promptly by this time.
- SCHOOL CLOSED – Friday, December 25th – Please note that Chesterbrook Academy will be closed on Friday, December 25th in observance of Christmas Day. The school will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, December 28th.
- PARENT REPORTS DISTRIBUTED – Friday, December 4th – Fall Parent Reports are here! Check your child’s cubby at pick-up to receive this detailed report on his or her progress in the classroom. As a reminder, you are welcome to contact myself or Miss Shakur if you would like to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher.
- WINTER BOOK FAIR – Week of December 5th – The holidays are here and there’s no better gift than the gift of Language and Literacy! Stop by our Scholastic Winter Book Fair all week long in the front lobby to shop the latest titles in children’s literature. Don’t forget that a portion of the sales will benefit new programs and materials for our school!
- POLAR EXPRESS DAY – Friday, December 11th – To wrap up our Book Fair fun, we will celebrate one of our favorite winter tales: The Polar Express! Wear your favorite pajamas to school for our special school-wide, winter-themed story time event.
- HOLIDAY SING-A-LONG PARTIES – Thursday, December 17th – Come by at 3:30pm for a special holiday celebration with your child’s friends and teachers! The children will sing some classic holiday tunes and celebrate this special season with a party in the classroom. More details to come.
- PRE-K & KINDERGARTEN HOLIDAY SERVICE TRIP – Friday, December 18th – The holidays are a time for giving, and our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes love to give back to the community. The classes will travel by bus to an assisted-living community in Logan Square to host a holiday sing-a-long for the elderly. More details to come.
- HOLIDAY SWEATER DAY – Monday, December 21st – Fa la la la la, la la la la! Dress to impress in your favorite holiday sweater or attire in honor of the week’s festivities. We want to see those Santa hats and elf socks worn loud and proud. The crazier, the better!
As always, please reach out with any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns. Thank you for your ongoing support of Chesterbrook Academy of Philadelphia!