Central School School Board is looking to fill 2 to 4 vacancies on
the Voluntary School Budget Advisory Group. The objective of the
group is to review and analyze the upcoming school budget and to
present their observation, suggestions and recommendations to the
school board. This group is made up of registered voters from the
town of Chichester.
Members will attend
School Board meetings from October - March in order to hear all
pertinent details as the budget develops.
To either apply or seek
further information, contact Heather Chiavaras at
The Community Supper on
September 20 and the Chichester United Methodist Parish Hall will
feature meat loaf. Come at 6 p.m. and enjoy a free supper with your
friends and neighbors. Donations are accepted toward the cost of
The Chichester Youth
Association annual golf tournament will be Saturday, September 30,
at Beaver Meadow in Concord. If you want to be a tournament sponsor
or donate a raffle item there is still time. Please contact Ian
Berkeley (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Betsy
Purvis (email@example.com) .
Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee
The backpack project was
very successful, thanks to a great deal of help from many donors.
45 Backpacks, with supplies, were handed out.
Summer is winding down --
sweaters, hoodies, and some fleece are out! Fall shoes have
appeared. Halloween items are everywhere, so be “on guard.”
Look for the in-store
Specials sign on the desk--blue clothing tags are 25˘ for September.
Rte. 28, 5 miles from the
Epsom Circle, plaza on the left; Chichester town line. Open Mon.
8-12; Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 & Sat. 10-4. 247-7191
Chichester Town Library News
Again, thanks to everyone
who came out for the Down Under Bookstore Sale this past Saturday.
Your participation helps to fund the programs we put on for
residents of Chichester and library patrons. Whether it be the
various programs in the Summer Reading Program, subsidizing a
project by our Young Adults, paying for the Pontine Theatre and
Dudley Laufman, etc., these funds add to the community life of
Chichester. Thank you.
Also, a big thanks to
Mike Williams of Stoney Brook Farm for donating vegetables for sale
at the Farmers’ Market, which was held in conjunction with the book
sale. Mike’s farm stand can be found on Main Street in town.
Also, as a vital part of
the community, the library accepts donations for the Chichester Food
Pantry. Please bring your non-perishable items (no glass jars or
other breakables) to the library and we will see they get to the
Every Thursday morning,
except when there is no school in session, the Preschool Story and
Craft Hour for this school year meets for pre-school and
kindergarten age children. It started last week and will be held
again tomorrow, September 21st at 10:30 a.m. It’s a
wonderful time for the youngsters and caregivers.
Monday, September 25th at
7 p.m. is the Down Cellar Writers’ Meeting, where local writers and
poets are always welcome to bring and share their work.
A basket class is
scheduled for Wednesday September 27th at 6 p.m. These successful
classes are under the tutelage of Diane Mann. Please call the
library to sign up.
Chichester Central School News
Competency Education Information Night
What is Competency Based
Learning? Why is New Hampshire moving toward this new model of
instruction? What are the principles of Competency Based Learning
and instruction? Where is CCS in this transition and what will this
look like for my child? These are all great questions we will begin
to answer on Sept. 28th from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. This will be an
opportunity for families to learn about this new model and ask
questions as CCS makes strides in this direction. Please join us
for this evening.
On the afternoon of
Thursday, Oct. 19 (early release) and Friday Oct. 20, there will be
time in for K-8 grade teachers to meet with parents and guardians.
Many teachers began to fill their conference schedule at the
BBQ/Open house this month. Contact your child’s teacher or the main
office of school at 798-5651 to schedule a conference if you have
not already. A link between school and home is an essential
ingredient to a student’s success.
Grandparent Luncheon -
Time to Recognize and Appreciate
On Thursday, Oct. 5, CCS
will host grandparents of our students for a special luncheon.
Forms to sign up for lunch will be sent home with students and
will also be available on our website. We are so proud of our
school and community and are excited to have our grandparents come
join us for lunch. Please return forms by Thursday, Sept. 28 so we
can prepare for our luncheon.