News and Announcements
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Parents and Community:
Have you checked out how Chandler Creek Elementary compares to other schools in our state? According to School Digger, we rank 197th out of 624 elementary schools in our state for 2018. This current ranking is the highest school ranking Chandler Creek has ever achieved. Our school rank has risen 79 points since 2017. This is incredible news about the quality of our school and the improvement we are seeing overall.
We encourage you to be aware of the school statistics and to give your feedback as an involved parent in our community. Together, with our focus on empowering Leaders, Learners, and Caring Citizens we will continue to grow and strengthen our community.
Find out more at SC School Rankings
It is an exciting time to be a Chandler Creek Champion.
Please help support the art program of Chandler Creek by placing an order with Original Works. The deadline is Thursday, October 25th. Your child's artwork is available to be purchased on a variety of products. The orders will be delievered in time for the holidays and would make great gifts! All proceeds from this fundraiser go towards buying art supplies for the students of Chandler Creek. Contact Ms. Fennell with questions email@example.com
Second Grade Testing
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) will be administered to students in Grade 2 on October 24, 25, and 26. The CogAT is a nationally standardized aptitude test which provides an estimate of the likelihood of a student’s success in certain academic areas. The CogAT is an untimed test, but should take approximately 40 minutes per day to administer.
The Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) is a nationally standardized test which measures students’ performance in reading and mathematics. The ITBS will be administered to students in Grade 2 on October 29 and 30. The ITBS is an untimed test, but should take approximately one hour per day.
Ensure your child gets rest on the nights before tests.
Make sure your child eats a nourishing breakfast each day.
Make every effort to have your child in school and on time except in case of illness.
Encourage your child to listen attentively to the test administrator’s directions.
Encourage your child to read each test question and each response carefully before selecting an answer.
Remind your child that some questions will be easy, while others will seem difficult. (Encourage your child to choose his/her best answer).
Provide positive feedback by praising your child for what he/she does well.
Check out what's happening at Chandler Creek during the month of October! Click on the calendar to enlarge.
PTA Black Cat Ball
The safety of our students is our top priority. To further safety measures for all students, Greenville County Schools has released a Volunteer Policy.
All visitors to Chandler Creek should bring their picture ID. The front office staff will assist in scanning each visitors' picture ID through the electronic sign-in system and providing visitors with a visitors tag. Please Note: Visitors must have their ID scanned through the electronic system EACH time that he/she visits the school. This is a change from previous years.
Anyone wishing to volunteer at Chandler Creek, must have an application and background clearance on record at the school before attending an event or working in the classroom.
Level I Volunteers:
Level I volunteers may assist with making copies, assisting teachers, working in the classroom, or volunteering for school events such as PTA events. Anyone wishing to become a Volunteer should complete the Volunteer Application Form. The form can be found at the School Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines website. A printed copy of the form should be brought to the school, along with a picture ID.
Level II Volunteers:
Volunteers who wish to mentor students or chaperone for