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Chapel District Elementary

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Webinar "What Parents Need To Know About Teen Addiction and the Addiction Cycle
Sep 30, 2021 3:00pm
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Oct 1, 2021
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Oct 29, 2021
Early Dismissal
Nov 10, 2021
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Nov 11, 2021

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Parent Cheetah Chatter

Click links below to view latest newsletters from Principal Kari Clow!

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Chapel Cheetah Champs this week show off their Positive Office Referrals! #cdesstrong #herecomesthesun ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations! Great job!

This week is our “Start With Hello” Spirit Week! Chapel Cheetahs showed their school pride Monday and their crazy creations Tuesday! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

Chapel Cheetah Champs from week 3! Way to show your P.A.W.S.! #herecomesthesun #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations everyone!

Mark your calendars! Our CDES PTO Fall Carnival is October 9th from 12-3! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Timeline PhotosOur first fundraiser is in the works and we NEED YOUR HELP!

As a team, we will be publishing a cookbook. What we need now... Your recipes! 🥘What are the popular dishes in your household? 🍝Easy/Quick meals? 🌮Which ones do your kids enjoy? 🍲Soups for cold days? 🥐Breakfast favorites? 🧁Delicious Sweets? We want them all!

The cookbooks will be available to order once all entries have been submitted, and they will be delivered to the school prior to the holiday season, making them a wonderful gift idea as well.

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2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

It's that time of year again... Let's support our staff at CDES by adopting their room to help with all the extra expenses they make to boost our children's learning and fun at school!!

If you are interested, email jcallahan@cdespto.org for more information!

Thank you for all your support!!!
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2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

CDES Spirit Night at Panera Bread in Easton tonight! Be sure to mention CDES or show the attached flyer! GO CHEETAHS! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for a good excuse not to cook.

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of all American lives lost on 9/11/01, Chapel students participated in a moment of silence on morning announcements this morning, and several grade levels participated in lessons on the events of 9/11 and talked about the importance of our everyday heroes (police, fire fighters, first responders). We will never forget! ... See MoreSee Less

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Declan was talking about this at pick up. Thank you for doing this 🇺🇸

Thank you 🇺🇲🙏❤

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

It’s only the second week of school and we already have several Chapel Cheetah Champs showing their P.A.W.S. to earn Positive Office Referrals! Congratulations to these Chapel Cheetahs! #cdesstrong #herecomesthesun ... See MoreSee Less

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Great job Chapel Cheetahs! 🐆

Great job everyone!!!! This is going to be a great year.

Great job everyone!

Ed Cousler

Congratulations everyone!

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3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Here are a few pictures from our Chapel Cheetahs’ first day of school! Thank you for sharing! What a great first week! #TCPSFirstDay #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Love these happy pictures. Thank you for sharing these beautiful children of Chapel💕💙

Great photos! ♥️

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Chapel students and staff are in for a surprise today! Thank you to our PTO and Chapel families for the Chalk the Walk event yesterday! What a great start to the 21-22 school year! #TCPSFirstDay #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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It was such a fun surprise!! We’ve got some talented artists!

Awesome idea! Looks great, and the kids will love it! ❤

Beautiful!

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

We cannot wait to welcome our Chapel Cheetahs tomorrow morning! Don't forget to share your pictures on social media with the hashtags #TCPSFirstDay and #cdesstrong to show your TCPS and CDES pride! Some of these pictures will be showcased on our Facebook page and Cheetah Chatter newsletter! 🐆💛🖤 ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

We ❤️ our community partners! Marshall Kemp and Jamie Varner of Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems stopped by CDES today to donate much needed school supplies for our students and staff! The Clorox wipes were a definite hit! Our students and staff thank Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems for their generosity! #cdesstrong #communitypartners ... See MoreSee Less

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Many thanks!

Thank you!

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

What an incredible day! We welcomed back our Chapel Cheetah staff to begin preparing for the school year! Our theme this year is “Here Comes the Sun,” as we remain full of hope and positivity for an amazing school year! Thank you to Mike Butler, president of our Grandparents Club for greeting us this morning, as well as to our PTO for the delicious luncheon! We can’t wait to see our Chapel Cheetahs on August 30th! #herecomesthesun ☀️#cdesstrong 💛🐆🖤 ... See MoreSee Less

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Have a great school year Chapel!

Love that theme!!! ☀️

Anna misses everyone!

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Come join us August 29th at 2:00! We will Chalk the Walk to welcome back our Chapel Cheetahs for their first day of school! We can’t wait to see you! #Herecomesthesun☀️ #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our final new addition to the Chapel Family for the 21-22 school year! 💛🐆🖤

Mrs. Jan Ewing, Pre-K Instructional Assistant

I’m so excited finally be joining the Chapel Cheetahs as an IA!
I’m a graduate of Wesley College with experience in child care and years of leading Girl Scout Troop 39. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, yearly trips to Disney, and camping with my family. I can’t wait to start in Pre-K with Mrs. West! I just know it’s going to be an amazing year!
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Welcome to Chapel! It's a great school with wonderful kids and families!

Can’t wait to work with you this year! It’s going to be amazing! ❤️🐆🐾

Welcome to the Chapel family!

Welcome to Chapel! Excited to have you on the team, and happy to have another Disney fan to work with! 💕

Welcome to Chapel!

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to the pre-k team!!

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1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our next new Chapel Cheetah staff member is Ms. Bonnie Ripple, Kindergarten Teacher! 💛🖤

I am a Kent Island native and enjoy everything the Eastern Shore has to offer. I received my Master of Arts in Teaching degree with my concentration in Early Childhood Education at Towson University. In my free time, I enjoy reading, kayaking and hanging out with my adventurist nephews and niece. I am really excited to teach Kindergarten here at Chapel District Elementary. We are going to have an amazing school year!

Please join me in welcoming Ms. Ripple to our team! 🐆
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Welcome to Chapel. It’s an amazing school with great students and staff!

Welcome to Chapel! Amazing families, kids and staff! It's like one big family! ❤

Welcome to Chapel! You’ll love it!

Welcome to the team! We're glad to have you! 🎉

Welcome to Chapel!!

Welcome!!!

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1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Later this week our amazing Chapel Cheetah staff will be returning! 💛🖤 Each day this week we will feature one of our new staff members, so you can get to know our newest additions!

Mrs. Holly Sump, Kindergarten Teacher

I am so excited to be joining the Chapel family for the 2021-2022 school year. I am a native of Caroline County. I am a graduate of Salisbury University with an undergraduate degree in elementary education and a Master's in TESOL. I previously taught for 12 years at Greensboro Elementary School. I live in Cordova with my husband, Darian, and our sons Bennett and Rhett. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading, and spending time with my family.
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Chapel has the BEST parents, kids, staff, and volunteers. Enjoy the freedom to teach the way teaching is supposed to be!

Welcome to Chapel! Not only are the kids and families amazing, the staff has always been like a family. It was my home away from home for over thirty years. I loved teaching Chapel Kids and you will, too! 💕

Welcome! You have landed in a wonderful school!

Welcome! Chapel is a wonderful school for both students and staff!

Yay! Welcome to the team, Holly! We are so excited to have you!

Welcome, Holly! I still picture you back in the day at DES! 😂

Welcome to Chapel, Holly!

Welcome to TCPs!

Welcome aboard!!!

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Welcome my granddaughter goes there

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1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Welcome to our new TCPS team members, including Chapel’s own Mrs. Holly Sump and Ms. Bonnie Ripple!Please join us in welcoming this phenomenal group of educators to the TCPS Team! ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome to Chapel!

Welcome to Chapel! A great school! ❤

2 months ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Today we celebrated and thanked our TCPS Maintenance team, our CDES Custodial team, and our Chapel cafeteria ladies for all of their hard work this summer to help get CDES ready for staff and students! Staff were treated to an Eastern Shore style picnic with homemade dishes and desserts. Thank you to the Easton ACME for the delicious chicken! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Have a great school year, Chapel!

Well deserved! So thankful for all they do!

It was wonderful. Thank you so much !

fantastic idea, mrs. clow

My favorite 😁❤️

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2 months ago
Chapel Cheetah News

This week wraps up our final week of our CDES Summer Learning program! Thank you to all of our staff and students who made this such a success this summer! #cdesstrong #summerlearning ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Don’t forget the fair this weekend! Hope to see our Chapel families out and about! #CVFA #supportourcommunity ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our wonderful PTO met last night and they have some exciting plans for our students for the 2021-2022 school year! Be sure to like the Chapel District Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization FB page to get all their updates! #ourPTOrocks ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Chapel Cheetah News

We love when our Chapel Cheetahs are practicing their reading fluency skills over the summer! This was too cute not to share! Daniel Clougherty practices reading aloud to Jose at the Delaware State Fair! #cdesstrong #summerreading ... See MoreSee Less

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Great book choice! 🥰

Way to go, Daniel!