What's Up Weekly - February 27, 2017

Weekly updates from CCES' PTA with important dates and reminders.

CCES celebrates 100 Years with Spirit Days

In celebration of our 100th birthday, CCES will hold a monthly Spirit Day that focuses on a different time period in history each month.  Check out some photos from our first Spirit Day which celebrated life in 1917, the year CCES was established!  NEXT SPIRIT DAY: February 24th, celebrating life in the 1940s!  Learn more about the 1940s with the attached slide show.

CCES Cupcake Wars, March 5

Come show us your genius when it comes to decorating cupcakes in a time crunch!  Cupcake Wars will be held at CCES on March 5 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  Please read the attached flyer for details.  This event will benefit Cheetahfest - Our CCES 100 Year Celebration and Family Reunion.

February's 100 Acts of Kindness Tree

Complete an act of kindness and then add a leaf to the "Kindness Tree" outside of the gym. Read on for ideas...

Save-the-Date for our Centennial Celebration - June 10th

This party has been 100 years in the making!  Join us on Saturday, June 10th for the CheetahFest: Our Family Reunion...

A Vocabulary Parade - March 2nd

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss' birthday and we'll be celebrating with a fun Vocabulary Parade.  View the attached slide show for more information and a costume planning sheet.  The parade will take place at 2PM and will follow the Halloween Parade route (weather permitting).

March of Dimes Reading for Champions Program

The March of Dimes Reading for Champions Program will take place throughout the month of February.  Reading Champions will not only encourage our students to read more, but it will also educate them to be sensitive to people who are handicapped.  Read on for more...

Young Author's Contest Winners selected

Please join us in congratulating the following students whose writing was selected for submission to the Young Author's Contest.  Read on for more...  

FLES Foreign Language Winter Session begins

Spanish, French and Mandarin Chinese language classes are beginning their winter session at CCES!

Yearbook Sales end March 31st

The 2016 - 2017 yearbooks will be sold between December 12, 2016 and March 31, 2017. The cost of the yearbook is $19.00. Cash or checks made payable to Chevy Chase Elementary School are accepted. The deadline for ordering yearbooks is March 31, 2017. If you have any questions, please email Bridget Prego at