THANK YOU, Challenger Parents! It has been a very unusual year for everyone, and we appreciate your desire and commitment to provide a quality education for your children. Thank you for sticking with us as we’ve adapted to the extraordinary circumstances imposed on us all. We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding. Enjoy the end-of year activities!
“Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.”—George Washington
Since online learning and in-person classes are not the same experience, some of the information in this newsletter will be more relevant to on-campus students and their parents, while other portions will apply more to those involved in remote education. Look for the bell icon to indicate information for on-campus students and the laptop icon for online students.
We listed recent achievements of many students in the May newsletter. We’ve listed a few more in this issue. Nice work and congratulations to these amazing Challenger achievers!
Many students placed in regional Science Fair events, and several were Broadcom MASTERS nominees.
Broadcom MASTERS nominees include:
First-place category winners include:
Congratulations to Sam L. for earning first place at the national level for seventh grade and Allyson B. for earning second place at the national level for eighth grade! We also applaud the many Challenger students who were recognized at state and chapter levels.
The Science Olympiad consists of nine individual events challenging students’ scientific acumen. One Challenger team competed against teams from over 25 other schools in the Bay Area and secured first place in the overall ranking. Congratulations to the following Berryessa fifth graders:
Challenger’s eighth graders participated in The Stock Market Game, an online simulation of the stock market that offers students the chance to apply their knowledge of economics. Emry Kim D. accumulated $28,126,642.43, Shuwen Z. accumulated $10,234,451.01, and Anvay G. accumulated $8,473,032.59. Congratulations to them on their great success in the competition.
Ceremonies for eighth grade graduates will be held during the last week of school. If you have a graduate in your family, you should have received an invitation in the mail.
We are proud of our graduates who now embark on new chapters in their lives as self-reliant, productive individuals.
Preschool and kindergarten classes will close the school year by enjoying a “big top” of fun!
On the last day of classes, students may come dressed as a circus character if they wish. We’ll play games and have lots of laughs and circus-themed activities.
With summer just around the corner, it’s time for some outdoor fun, friendly competition, and fresh air! Our annual Field Day, which will be held on the last day of school, is a day for students to take part in outdoor activities like relays and games.
Students are not required to wear their uniforms on Field Day. They should wear modest clothing appropriate for outdoor recreation.
Please check the lost and found at your campus before the school year ends. You may find something you did not realize was missing!
There is still time to sign up for the Summer Program. Classes begin June 14. Just follow the steps below.
It’s that simple! Click here to see the payment schedule, and contact your campus office with any questions. We look forward to a summer of fun and learning with your child.
To keep concepts alive in your child’s mind this summer, consider picking up the Challenger Phonics Fun kit.
The activities, characters, and songs are so fun that children learn while they play! Visit TheLearningCrew.org today.
Mark your calendars now for our two main breaks during next school year.
Challenger will not be in session during the dates listed below:
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