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Ms. Chidester's Weekly Message: 12/01/23


Dear Conn Magnet Elementary School Families,     

We hope everyone had a wonderful long holiday weekend. We are excited to welcome the month of December as we have many fun and engaging activities planned for students.  


Lost and Found: Please encourage your child to check the lost and found for any missing coats or items. The lost and found is located under our yellow stairs. A large number of items have been collected. Items that are not claimed will be donated to charity over winter break.  


December Spirit Week Mondag 12/11 - Walking in Q Winter Wonderland! Wear white, snowflakes, etc. Tuesday 12/12 - We are family! Coordinate outfits with your grade level. *Your teacher will let you know what color to wear. Wednesday 12/13 - T 'Was the week before Winter Break! Wear your school appropriate pqarnos and loungewear. *No slippers. Thursday 12/14 - Mad about plaid! Wear your plaid and flannel attire. Friday 12/15 - What ore you doing New Wear's Eve!? Dress in your fancy New year's Eve attire.


PTA Updates: Conn PTA's Advocacy Committee wants your input on the most important issues facing Conn in 2024! In the PTA, advocacy means speaking up for the well-being of children. For example, the state PTA's legislative priorities for 2024 include parent engagement, mental health & wellness, nutrition, and funding. We invite parents and teachers to join us for a virtual discussion on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. to help us decide where we can make a difference.  Register for the meeting and take a pre-survey hereIf you can't attend the meeting, we still want your input in the survey! Email with any questions.   




Gabriel Chidester, Principal    



Important Dates to Remember               

  • Friday, December 8- PreK Family Partnership Day      
  • Wednesday, December 13- Virtual PTA Advocacy Committee Meeting 
  • Thursday, December 21 – January 2- Winter Break/No School     
  • Tuesday, January 2- No School- Teacher Workday  
  • Monday, January 15- No School- Holiday