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Chippewa Elementary School

Principal's Page 

March 2023

Dear Chippewa Families,

I hope you had a wonderful February recess. Spring is around the corner and hopefully it will bring warm and beautiful weather with it. Our PTA meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM. Please join us.

Battle of the Buildings is scheduled for Friday night, March 3rd at 7:00 PM at Sachem North High School. We will be taking on the Tamarac Sharks. A huge shoutout to our Cheer Squad. The girls have been working hard for months and have put together anamazing routine! Thanks go to Ms. Testa, Ms. Pinnavaia for creating an awesome routine with the girls and thanks also go to Ms. Barry and Ms. Sharp for supervising our 5th grade pep squad.

We are looking forward to our paint night activity scheduled for Friday, March 10th immediately after school. The deadline to sign up for the event is on Friday, March 3rd. Here is the link to the flyer.

March 22nd will be a half day for students as there will be Parent-Teacher Conferences in the afternoon. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 PM. There will be no aftercare. Please make sure you write a note to your child’s teacher to share the alternate plan for the day.

Below you will find some dates to remember for school spirit days:

March 3 Chippewa Spirit Gear March 17 Wear green March 24 Chippewa Spirit Gear March 31 Wear your favorite baseball jersey day April 3 Wear light blue for Autism Acceptance.

School will be closed on Thursday, April 6th through April 14th for spring break. School will be open again on Monday, April 17th.

A letter will be coming out shortly about class placement for the 2023-2024 school year. The letter provides the details of what these letters can and cannot contain. Please know that I read every letter received. The best way to share these letters is through email at 

Michael S. Saidens