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IMPORTANT DATES

Mon, May 22nd - Lauren Tarshis to visit Chatsworth grades 3-5
Wed, May 24th - 6:30pm Chatsworth Orchestra Concert ***NOTE DATE AND TIME CHANGE***
Mon, May 29th - Tues, May 30th - NO SCHOOL
Thurs, June 1st - Chatsworth Talent Show, 7pm in the Auditorium
Wed, June 6th - Chatsworth Band Concert, 7pm
Sat, June 10th - Chatsworth Carnival, 11am-4pm

DAILY ROTATION SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE to download the elementary school daily rotation.

Chatsworth Talent Show

Calling all comedians, actors, magicians, musicians, singers, dancers, jugglers, poets, gymnasts, and other varieties of performers in all grades to strut their stuff at the school talent show on Thurs, June 1 at 6:30pm- 8:00pm. Students interested in a solo, a group performance, or to help with the production (lights, sounds, etc.) are encouraged to REGISTER HERE MON., MAY 8 - FRI, MAY 12. All performances will be limited to 1.5 minutes. Students (with parent/caregiver) must attend one rehearsal on Thurs., May 25 or Wed, May 31 from 3 - 4:30 for a 30-minute assigned time slot.
Registration is not first come first serve, but there are a limited number of slots available. If there are more registrations than slots available, performance slots will be determined by lottery.

District Calendar

The district has published the calendar for school year 2017-2018. Please find it HERE.

RECLAIM BELONGINGS IN LOST & FOUND

Please look through the Lost & Found bins to claim any lost items! Any unclaimed items will be donated to Good Will at the end of the school year. Chatsworth Community Outreach

SCHOOL LUNCH INFORMATION

CLICK HERE for more information on Mamaroneck District food services.

OCTOBER LUNCH MENU

MySchoolBucks

Login to www.myschoolbucks.com to check your account and make payments.

PARENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LIBRARY BOOK GIFT Give the gift of a book to the Chatsworth Ave. School Library community in honor of your child's birthday! There are a wide variety of titles to choose from and the donation will be identified with a bookplate noting your child's birthday. This link will bring you to a wish list on Amazon and the book will be delivered directly to the school. Thank you for considering adding to the titles available to our readers.

PIZZA SERVER VOLUNTEERS
Pizza volunteers needed for 2017! CLICK HERE to sign up to serve pizza on Wednesdays. Don't be shy - you can sign up more than once!!! Servers must be available from 11:15am - 1:00pm.

Order Summer Reading Books

Fill your child’s camp/summer book bag with grade specific books carefully selected by Chat’s Reading Team and the Voracious Reader.
But don’t delay...order by June 6th!
The Chatsworth PTA excited to launch a new summer reading program and fundraiser that saves time for you and gets great books in our kid’s hands. The great news for Chat is that The Voracious Reader will donate 10% of purchases to the Chatsworth PTA.

Your book order will be ready for pick up at the Voracious Reader on Palmer Avenue starting June 17th. (orders of $25 or more receive books in a cool Voracious Reader drawstring bag!)

CLICK HERE to find a thoughtfully recommended selection of books by grade, to purchase from the Voracious Reader. Each recommended list, by grade that your student is CURRENTLY enrolled in.
Orders must be placed by Tuesday, June 6th.

SPRING FOOD DRIVE STARTS MAY 15 – MAY 31

Donating food to those in need is not just something nice to do around the holidays. The Chatsworth Community Outreach committee's annual Spring Food Drive opens on Monday - May 15, and is aiming to help stock the shelves of the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force (aka the Food Pantry).

The following grade-specific donations can be dropped off in the collection bin outside the Custodians Office:

• Kindergarten: Parmalat milk
• 1st Grade: Cereal
• 2nd Grade: Canned fruit
• 3rd Grade: Canned corn or beans
• 4th Grade: Peanut butter (plastic jars only, please)
• 5th Grade: Canned tuna

Please make sure all boxes of food are unopened; no glass containers can be accepted. Also, kindly check the expiration date on all items, as the Food Pantry cannot accept any item beyond its expiration date. Thank you in advance for your generous donations.

#ChatCarnival2017

The Chatsworth Carnival is Saturday, June 10th. Our volunteer numbers are low and we need more families to sign up to make this event a success. We encourage every Chatsworth family to sign up for one two-hour time slot. Check your child's class slots for available times. Please sign up before the May 31st Deadline by clicking HERE to Sign Up!

White Elephant and Used Book Donation Drop Offs

• White Elephant and Used books provides an opportunity to raise money for our school by selling previously used and donated items. Donations will be accepted from Tuesday May 23th to Wednesday June 7th.
• To fill our White Elephant booth, we especially welcome donations of sporting equipment, bikes/large toys and household items, games, puzzles, and DVDs.
• Used Books: will take any and all books as long as they are in good, sellable, condition.
• NOT ACCEPTED: fragile items or bric-a-brac, incomplete puzzles/games, clothing, shoes, ski equipment, plush items, car seats or outdated baby gear, or items in poor condition.
• Please leave all donations Monday-Friday (other than oversized items) in the bins outside of the janitors' closet by the Forest Park entrance closest to Larchmont Ave. Oversized items should be delivered on Carnival morning.
• Contact Fiona Farrell fiona1550@gmail.com for questions about White Elephant or Casey Halliley caseyhalliley@gmail.com for questions about Used Books.

LEGO bricks and arts and crafts beads coming out your ears?? Our Arts & Crafts team is looking for donations of used LEGO bricks for building projects and beads to string into necklaces.

We encourage you to empty out those closets of old pieces and come dump them in the same location as above. Please, no LEGO boxes or manuals - just any and all bricks you have available and any beads (please bag them separately).

Interested in helping out by leading or co-leading a PTA committee next year?

We are looking for help in the following areas. Let us know if you are interested! Please contact us at chatsworthpta@gmail.com

Stem Alliance Liaison and/or Science
Wellness
Working parents
Chat Literary Magazine
Website/communications

Math Workshops from Mr. Forcinito are posted!!

If you missed the Math workshops at the beginning of March, please find webcasts of the presentations here on Mr. Forcinito's webpage. Or click directly to your child's grade: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Open House for 2017-2018 Incoming Kindergarten

If your child will be entering Kindergarten at Chatsworth in the Fall, the school hosts an Incoming Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 7pm. This event is significantly more detailed than a general school tour. During this open house, you will have the opportunity to hear from our Principal, Ms. Andersen, the PTA representatives, and the Kindergarten teachers in addition to receiving a tour of Chatsworth. To register you child please CLICK HERE to visit the Mamaroneck School District website.

SCHOOL TOURS

Looking at Chatsworth? Want to schedule a school tour? Tours are offered on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 9:15am and 2pm. You can sign up for a tour using Sign up Genius at School Tour Sign up or contact Alicia Latte at alicialatte@hotmail.com to set up a tour. PLEASE NOTE: If your child will be entering Kindergarten at Chatsworth in the Fall, the school hosts an Incoming Kindergarten Open House and tour on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 7pm.

#BetterTogether

Help your child learn about differences by volunteering for Building Bridges - what we're now calling #BetterTogether! Please be on the look out for a survey to gauge parental volunteer interest for next year's #BetterTogether program. Thanks in advance for your support!

DISTRICT & COMMUNITY NEWS

For the latest Mamaroneck School District News & Larchmont/Mamaroneck Community News CLICK HERE

SEPTA NEWS

Join SEPTA: SEPTA is the district-wide Special Education PTA that works to promote a rewarding educational experience for all children. They strive to elevate community awareness, acceptance and support of students with varied learning differences, physical and cognitive abilities, and social emotional challenges. If you have any questions about Special Education Services at Chatsworth our parent representatives, Stephanie Chaice ( schaice@yahoo.com) or Amy Nofal ( amynofal@aol.com), will be happy to speak with you. To learn more about SEPTA and to join CLICK HERE.

For more information about upcoming SEPTA events CLICK HERE.