The annual Charlton Heights ice cream social and school walkabout is Thursday, May 11. The ice cream social is 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and the walkabout is 7 to 8 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the ice cream social. If you can, please sign up for a 30-minute slot. [SIGN UP SHEET]
With more than 30 experiments and 40 student participants, the Charlton Heights Elementary School STEM Fair brought in its fair share of spectators who viewed Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects and were able to get their hands (and feet) on a few demos. A popular demonstration was How to Stand on Balloons...[READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS]
You might not be ready to think about summer camps but now is the time to sign up so you don't miss out. Camp Invention is coming to O'Rourke Middle School from July 10 to 14. [DETAILS & SIGN UP LINK]
The next time you visit Charlton Heights you will likely see a permanent visitor in the lobby--the school's new knight! The CHES Knight was made possible by last year's fifth-grade class (the class of 2023) for its donation of funds to purchase the knight, Kevin Bearce who created the metal structure so the armor would look authentic, and Charlie Smith who made the wooden base and sign. Thank you!
Beginning this school year, the BH-BL Food Service Department began offering elementary school students the option to buy breakfast at school. Breakfast will be available each morning from 8:20-8:40 in the cafeteria. Students may purchase a well-balanced breakfast for $1.50, and may pay with cash or from their individual cafeteria accounts. Students who want to buy breakfast should go directly to the cafeteria upon arrival at school. Remember, a good start to the day begins with a healthy meal. [BREAKFAST MENU]
Parent Today subscribers are learning how to navigate financial aid forms, focus seniors on the graduation endgame, and make science and math fun for younger students through the Great Backyard Bird Count. You can sign up for this free e-newsletter and website. [MORE]