Welcome to Chickamauga Elementary School

Principal's Message

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about all the things that make CES a special place.  We invite you to visit our page often and whenever possible, visit our campus.  Working together we can truly ensure a tradition of excellence continues!

 Sincerely,

 Jeff Sikes

 

 

 

 

School News

Kids 'Can' Make a Difference: LOL Club Serves Community

The LOL Club, a children’s outreach ministry of Elizabeth Lee UMC, canstructed a flag out of 974 cans of soup, tuna fish, and PET milk donated by members of Elizabeth Lee.

This flag was assembled at Chickamauga Elementary School as a part of a community service project by the LOL Club. The food was distributed to families in the community and the Older American Center in Chickamauga which serves 140 seniors.

In addition to collecting canned goods, the children also bagged one-load scoops of laundry detergent in zip-lock bags. The laundry detergent was distributed to a domestic violence shelter and The Cottage. The Cottage is a residential facility serving children of Walker, Dade, Catoosa, and Chattooga Counties. It is affiliated with the Family Crisis Center of WDCC, Inc.

 


2017-2018 School Calendar Released System Seal

The Chickamauga City Schools Board of Education met and approved the calendar for the upcoming school year 2017-2018. If necessary this calendar may be revised to comply with state mandates or unforseen circumstances.
2017-2018 System Calendar


House Valentine's Gifts

Let CES help you with your Valentine gift this year! The students are so excited about the Trojans Houses, and Valentine's Day is always fun. What better way to enjoy the day than with a combination of both! This year, CES is offering 2 packages from which you can choose to send to your child on Valentine's Day.

 

Package A $20
Water Bottle, Sticker,
Pen, Pencil, Tri-lighter,
Eraser, Bookmark
& Candy

Package B $5
Sticker, Pencil,
Bookmark, Eraser,
Candy (smaller amount)

Each package will be wrapped up in a Valentine Bag & tied up in ribbon!

Order forms will be in your child's VIP or contact the school for additional information.

 

 


The Little Red Caboose

As many of you have probably noticed, the CES caboose received a new paint job over the summer. Once again our train car is looking good with its bright red paint. The caboose is used by different classes throughout the school year. Also, some of our reading volunteers take groups to read in the caboose. The caboose has heat which allows it to be utilized during the winter months. With the lack of air conditioning, we are limited to the times of the year we can use the caboose. Our PTO submitted a grant to Lowe's in the fall which would fund the installation of an air conditioning unit for the caboose. I am thrilled to inform you the PTO received the Lowe's grant, and an air conditioner will be installed soon! We are very thankful for all of our PTO parents that worked on the grant. We will have a ribbon cutting ceremony in the spring, and we hope you will be able to join us.


Pop Bottle Biographies

The third grade reading classes recently completed Pop Bottle Biography Book Reports. The students each read a biography of their choice. Then the students used a 2-liter bottle to create a bottle person from the book they read. Please click the link "Photo Galleries" to view pictures of the projects.


School Climate Parent Survey

School climate surveys were developed by the Georgia Department of Education to gather school climate perceptions from students, school staff members and parents. Data from the school climate surveys and other sources will be used in the calculation of School Climate Star Ratings for all Georgia public schools. We value your input and need parents to complete the parent survey at the link listed below.

Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Individual data results from the Georgia Parent survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/survey.xsp

 


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The Tastiest Time of the Year Butter Braid

It is that time of year again! Time to sell Butter Braids and help support your school. The Butter Braids sale begins Monday, October 17th and ends Tuesday, November 1st. The cost is $14 each. They will be delivered Wednesday, November 16th. Have fun and sell, sell, SELL!!

Click link below for an order form.

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CES Essential and House System

                                       

The faculty at CES is always wanting to improve on our quality of instruction and welcoming environment each and every year.  As a result, CES launched several new and exciting initiatives.         


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Current 2016 Tax Digest and Five Year History of Levy
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A "SuperFly" Thank You to All Our Sponsors

SuperFly was a huge success, and it would not have been possible without our generous sponsors. Chick-fil-A, Hot Shots, CES PTO, and Allstate-the Dendy Agency each made a contributation to help fund the trip for all the students at CES. For many of our students, this was their first trip to SuperFly, and fun was had by all. CES students and even a few teachers enjoyed the trampolines, foam pits, and the trapeze. Thank you again to all of our sponsors!

Please check out our SuperFly pictures under the "Photo Gallery" Link.


CCS Recognized as a Digital School District

The Chickamauga City School District is very excited to be recognized as a Digital School Districts Survey winner by the Center for Digital Education. 

Press Release from CDE