Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! – Feb. 2

Join us for a morning of free family fun to celebrate reading and the arts! Saturday, February 2 9 am to Noon Chanhassen High School This year’s event features Susan Verde, author of several award-winning children’s books including I Am Yoga, You and Me, and The Water Princess. In addition to writing books for kids, she also teaches yoga and mindfulness to children of all ages. Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! is a community-wide celebration in support of literacy and the arts. The event integrates literacy and the arts in an imaginative and innovative way through activities, performances, and books by local authors.  The annual event is a partnership between Eastern Carver County Schools Community Education and the Carver County Library. This is the 14th annual Hooked on Books event. Thank you to this year’s event sponsors:  Chaska Rotary, Chanhassen Rotary, Ridgeview Medical Center, Wings Financial Credit Union, Culver’s of Chaska, Qdoba, Chanhassen Villager, Chaska Herald,... Continue reading Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! – Feb. 2

Board approves school calendars for next two years

At its regular meeting on Dec. 10, the School Board approved the school calendars for the next two years. All students, Kindergarten through 12th grade, will start school the day after Labor Day. New next year: the district has added two assessment days for grades K-5 during the week before Labor Day. Completing these “Assess & Connect” sessions for students in kindergarten through grade 5 will allow teachers to plan and deliver personalized instruction sooner. Targeted reading instruction and interventions can also begin earlier in the year. Students in grades K-5 will be released two days earlier than middle and high school students in the spring of 2020 and 2021. 2019-2020 calendar highlights include: Aug. 27-28 — Assess & Connect grades K-5 Sept.2 — Labor Day Sept. 3 — 1st day of school grades K-12 Oct. 17-18 — No School/Education MN Nov. 1 — No School/Conference-Workshop Nov. 27-29 — Thanksgiving Break Dec. 2  — No... Continue reading Board approves school calendars for next two years

Read-a-Thon/Maraton de Lectura and PTO Updates

Read-a-Thon/Maraton de Lectura and PTO updates: Our Read-a-Thon is starting soon! Dates to remember: Friday October 26th: Read-a-Thon packets sent home with students Monday October 29th: Read-a-Thon starts Thursday November 1st: Sports Day Friday November 9th: Spirit Day Monday November 12th: TURN IN FORMS AND PLEDGES! Friday November 16th: Come celebrate a successful Read-a-thon! Lotería night is a free, fun event for La Academia students and their families, featuring multiple rooms of Bingo (with prizes awarded for each winning card). Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pledges from last year’s read-a-thon were used to purchase educational programs and much more! ¡Maratón de Lectura comenzará pronto! Fechas para recordar: Viernes 26 de octubre: Paquetes de Maratón de Lectura enviados a casa con los estudiantes Lunes 29 de octubre: Inicio Maratón de Lectura Jueves 1 de noviembre: ¡Dia de los deportes! Viernes 9 de noviembre: ¡Día del espíritu escolar! Lunes 12 de noviembre: ¡ENTREGA FORMAS Y... Continue reading Read-a-Thon/Maraton de Lectura and PTO Updates

Required Entrance Meetings

“Required Entrance Meetings”.  This meeting can be used as an informational session to learn more about the program. You are given the option to take the contract home to think about it some more or sign a contract the same night and turn it in. Keep in mind to be considered for the program you will still need to register with the Welcome Center and turn in Birth Certificate, immunization record and preschool screening (early childhood screening) and sign the contract and turn in. La Academia Kindergarten Dates: 11/28,12/11,1/8,1/9,3/12 Kinder Academy Dates:... Continue reading Required Entrance Meetings

Big Fish Workshop – Chanhassen HS Drama Dept.

All kids K-8 are all welcome for a fun experience learning about what makes a musical theater production at Chanhassen HS on October 14 from 1 to 4pm! Take workshops in dancing, singing, makeup/costume, tech building, and lights/sound! Cost is $20 and includes a snack. All proceeds will be a donation to Thespian Troupe 7789. Please sign up using the QR code on the flyer linked below. Questions? Contact Shelby at sjjjacfam@gmail.com See flyer for more... Continue reading Big Fish Workshop – Chanhassen HS Drama Dept.

All parents invited to curriculum night–Sept 25

Parents are invited to a special curriculum night at La Academia and Kinder Academy. It is a great time to meet with your child’s teacher and hear about the exciting things they will learn this year. This is a parent event only we will have other opportunities for students to meet with parents and teachers this year. There will be different tables of information to hear from our PTO, English Language Learners, our Intercultural specialist- Virma and much more. Use this link to see the time assigned for your child’s grade. There are sessions in both English and Spanish. We look forward to seeing... Continue reading All parents invited to curriculum night–Sept 25