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Chapel District Elementary

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23 hours ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Congratulations to Ms. Carmen Clendaniel, Pre-K Instructional Assistant at Chapel! Thank you for always going above and beyond for our students! We ❤️ you!CONGRATULATIONS Carmen Clendaniel from Chapel District Elementary for being named the TCPS December Applebees Support Staff Award Winner! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations!

Congratulations

Way to go! Hazel says I miss you from Prek.

Did you know that some of our very own Chapel parents are scientists?! Mr. Jay Anderson, (Suzanne Anderson), and his colleague Mr. Rick, came to Chapel to show their knowledge and love of science to our 5th grade students! The liquid nitrogen marshmallows were a big hit, along with the balloons, microscope, atom demonstration, and microplastics! Thank you Mr. Anderson for this incredible experience for our 5th grade students! Mr. Anderson is 5th grade student Hope Anderson's father! #cdesstrong #sciencerocks ... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastic!

Really awesome!!!

We are thankful for our Chapel students, staff, families, and the Cordova community! Wishing everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving! 💛🦃🖤 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

We are so excited to share that Chapel District Elementary School has been recognized as a 2022 U.S. World and News BEST Elementary School! We are beyond proud and honored for this distinction and would like to thank our hard working and dedicated Chapel staff, students, families, and community. Without each of you, this would not be possible! WE ARE #CDES STRONG!

In addition, CDES has been nominated as a finalist in APG Chesapeake's Best of the Best Public Schools! The winner will be announced in December. Thank you to all of our Chapel families for voting and recognizing CDES as a finalist!

Lastly, CDES was awarded 7 Badges of Success as a Maryland PBIS School! We are excited to add these recent honors to our past GOLD school awards!
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Love that school and all of the students, teachers, staff, principal, and families!!!!❤️ Congratulations!!

Congratulations. My grandchildren absolutely love their school.

Congratulations to Chapel staff, students, and families!

Always has been the best. Well deserved! Congratulations Chapel staff, students and community.

Congratulations!!!!! I LOVED teaching at CDES. I am so glad I ended my career at that school.

Congratulations Chapel District! Well deserved! So thankful for each of you!❤️❤️❤️

Congratulations! Love that school and everyone within it’s walls and it’s community who make learning fun, safe and magical!

Congratulations! Love everyone at Chapel! Best School Ever!

Congratulations! I love Chapel District and the entire staff!

Awesome job! Well deserved! We love Chapel!

Congratulations and very well deserved !!

What an honor! That’s awesome! Congrats!

Well deserved…congratulations!

Congratulations Chapel!!

Way to go! Well deserved! We miss CDES so much!

Congratulations Chapel!! Awesome school !!

Congratulations, Awesome Honor of a great school with Awesome Employees!

Best school ever!

Such a wonderful school! Way to go! 🥰

CONGRATULATIONS !! Chapel School is the best !!🏆

Well deserved!! 👏👏We miss Chapel!

Awesome!! And accurate. Very well deserved

Congratulations!

Congratulations 🎈

Congrats!!🎊

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2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

📚 Cookbooks Have Arrived Early! 📚

For anyone who pre-ordered cookbooks, they were sent home today with your student. Thank you so much for all the students who entered our cover contest (be sure to look for your design inside!), to everyone who submitted recipes, and to everyone who ordered!

Our school may be small but it is oh so mighty! 💛🐆🖤

If by chance you placed an order and do not receive it today… *check your child’s backpack on Monday, *you may have had a larger order and we didn’t want your child to have to carry that much -in this case we will be reaching out, *you may still owe the dues for the cookbook -in this case we will be reaching out.

Forgot to order and would like to get one?
Reach out by email to cdespto@gmail.com and we will be happy to help! 🙂
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I am so Proud ! and I'm just a gran pop that drops off and picks up a Cheetah car ride. The teachers that organize that are amazing aswell. Congratulations Chapel District Elementary !

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

5th grade Chapel Cheetahs recognized today for Quarter 1 awards! Way to go, Cheetahs! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations everyone

Congratulations to everyone!!

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

3rd and 4th grade Chapel Cheetahs recognized for awards during Quarter 1! Way to go, Cheetahs! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations everyone

Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to All!🎉

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Congratulations to our Pre-K through 2nd grade students who were recognized for Quarter 1 awards! We love our hard working Cheetahs! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations everyone!

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Doctors Kyle Higginbottom and Erik Higginbottom from Higginbottom Orthodontics dropped off turkeys for some of our Chapel families today for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. We are so appreciative of their donation! Higginbottom Orthodontics has been one of our longest standing community partners! #cdesstrong #tcpscommunitypartners ... See MoreSee Less

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They are very giving to our community!

Wow! Thank you for your generosity!

2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Kindergarten teacher in training at Chapel! 1st grader Harper Callahan shadowed Mrs. Cullings and taught Kindergarten today! She did an amazing job! Way to go, Harper! This was an auction item at our Fall Festival. Our next auction will be at our Breakfast With Santa event on December 4th! #cdesstrong #futureteachers ... See MoreSee Less

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Hazel said Harper did a great job!

Harper has been waiting for this day! She LOVED every minute!

Best day ever!

She’s a NATURAL! 💛

Awe. How fun.

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2 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

There was a new principal on duty at Chapel today! Mr. Henry Callahan (4th grade student) did an amazing job and kept everyone on task! Way to go, Henry! There will be a “Principal for the Day” auction item at our Breakfast With Santa on December 4th! Don’t miss it! #cdesstrong #PrincipalfortheDay ... See MoreSee Less

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This is Henry's favorite thing to bid on and hopefully win at the school events!

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our Kindergarten classes had special visitors today from the Centers for Specialized Dentistry who visited each class, read to students, and provided goodie bags with toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, coloring books, and crayons! A special thank you to Mr. Demetrio L. Beach and Mrs. Lee Everett for visiting us during American Education Week, as well as providing beautiful flowers, certificates, and goodie bags for our Kindergarten teachers! What a nice surprise and way to give back to the community! We loved your visit! #communitypartners #AmericanEducationWeek #centersforspecializeddentistryeastonmd ... See MoreSee Less

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So thankful for Chapel District✏️ 🍎 💛

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

This week TCPS and CDES are celebrating American Education Week! Please see our spirit days below! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Some of our Chapel Cheetahs out and about at the Waterfowl Festival this weekend! 🦆🍁🍂 ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Kindergarten knows that our veterans are the ❤️🤍💙 of America! 🇺🇸 ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our Chapel Cheetahs learned about Veterans Day this week! Our 5th grade students partnered with The Wounded Warrior Project to learn about the values connected to those who serve in the military. The students received bracelets that were inscribed with values such as honor, commitment, integrity and service. They also wrote letters of courage to honor those who have served in the military. Some students took them directly to family members while others will be mailed to the WW Project or taken to our local VFW Post 5118! 🇺🇸 ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

CDES honors all who have served our great country today on Veterans Day! 🇺🇸 Thank you to our Chapel staff, students, and families for sharing pictures of our local veterans for our CDES Salute to Veterans video. Thank you to Mrs. Amanda Leffler for putting together this amazing video! We would also like to thank Mrs. Szymanski and our 5th grade students for writing thank you letters to our local veterans, which will be delivered to VFW Post 5118. Honoring all who have served today and EVERY day! ❤️🤍💙

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Well done! 🇺🇸

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Thank you to Tenchi for bringing their food truck to CDES to treat our hard working and dedicated team of educators! The food was delicious! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks so much! It was delicious and very much appreciated!

Tenchi and Nick Wake are the best!!

3 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Pre-K students celebrated the 50th day of school today by dressing in 50’s attire, looking at artifacts from the 50’s with the Historical Society, practicing their hula-hooping skills, learning to hand jive, and sampling root beer floats! What a FUN day! #cdesstrong #50thdayofschool ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Our CDES Scholastic Book Fair is still on this week for students and families! Our final day is Wednesday 11/10 from 9 am-3 pm! You can also purchase books online or through the eWallet option. Thank you for all
your support!
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Can you post the link to order online thanks

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

4th grade students in Mrs. Harrison’s social studies classes were able to explore real Maryland Native American artifacts thanks to the Maryland Center for History and Culture’s Traveling Trunk!” #cdesstrong #Maryland history #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

5th grade students in Mrs. McGuckin’s science classes participated in Cordova Survivor to end their unit on matter. Students had fun and learned a TON! 🗿🏝🔬 #cdesstrong #votedoutofthe’Dova ... See MoreSee Less

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Maggie said this was the coolest thing ever! I know it took a ton of time, but your students will remember it forever!!!

Blake said it was a lot of fun! Thank you for doing what you do! ❤️

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Ms. Leeson and her Chapel Cheetah artists’ work is featured in the Talbot County Education Center lobby, as well as in Dr. Griffith’s Superintendent’s Update! The mural project is based on Peter Reynold's book "The Dot"- Make a Mark and See Where it Takes You! #cdesstrong #chapelartists ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
Chapel Cheetah News

2nd grade students in Ms. Schomborg and Mrs. Kelly’s classes had special guest speakers Shawn Smith and Brandon Zinter, from the Talbot Soil Conservation District, teach them about soil formation this week! Students participated in hands-on activities with M & M’s to learn about the layers of soil. Thank you to Shawn and Brandon for such a fun day! Talbot Soil Conservation District Shawn Smith ... See MoreSee Less

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Love that kind of lesson! Did Brandon tell you he used to be in a second grade in our school many years ago? (my class!)❤

This is great

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Thank you to our incredible Chapel community, families, and local businesses who supported our Adopt a Classroom program! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

One of our Chapel Cheetahs making a difference in our community! We are so proud of you, Evan! 💛🖤Evan Hill celebrated his 8th birthday by gathering donations for the shelter! Happy, happy birthday Evan and thank you so much for the wonderful donations. The world is all the better for your kindness ❤🎉🎂 ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Thank you to the CDES Grandparents Club for purchasing cupcakes for all students and staff from the Cordova Cakery! The cupcakes were delicious and a real treat yesterday! ... See MoreSee Less

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We were happy to add to your celebration!! Thank you Cordova Cakery for the amazing deal you gave us!

Yes they are the best! Love how they are individually wrapped

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Chapel Halloween Part 3️⃣! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Chapel Halloween Part 2️⃣! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Halloween 2021 at Chapel District was AMAZING! Students enjoyed our Mario Kart theme, while staff enjoyed racing on our indoor racetrack! So much fun! Thank you to our Chapel Cheetah staff and students for such a great day! #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less

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You all did such a great job and look amazing! I’m sorry Blake missed it! He would’ve loved it! ❤️❤️

Sorry Blake missed it.

You all look great!

1 month ago
Chapel Cheetah News

Students in Mrs. Kelly’s 2nd grade class made beautiful leaf prints this week! Students are learning about why leaves change colors in the fall. 🍁 🍂 #secondgradefun #cdesstrong ... See MoreSee Less