Notes from the Principal

Summer Office Hours, Intro Letter

Notes from the Principal


Summer Office Hours

Please note our summer hours:

June 09 - June 22:  10:00am - 2:00pm

June 23 - Aug. 04:  Office Closed

Aug. 07 - Aug. 11:  10:00am - 2:00pm

Beginning August 14:  We return to our regular school hours.   


Dear Chaparral Families,

Welcome to Chaparral Elementary School!  We are excited to welcome all of our students on the first day of school.  The following information should answer many of your questions regarding the start of school.

SCHOOL BEGINS on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.

School Hours

Grades 1-5

9:00 AM-3:15 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

9:00 AM-1:35 PM Wednesday



9:00 AM-12:45 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday from August 23, 2017 through September 26th. Beginning on October 2, 2017 the schedule will be:


9:00 AM-3:05 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

9:00 AM-1:25 PM Wednesday


Transitional Kindergarten

9:00 AM-12:50 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday


Classroom assignments will be posted at our PTA and Foundation sponsored Posting Party on Tuesday, August 22nd at 4:00 P.M.   Class lists will also be posted in the front and back of school.  Come to the posting party for a sweet treat and to visit with friends!  There will be tour guides present to answer questions for families new to Chaparral.  It is possible that these assignments may change due to enrollment needs.



There will be a kindergarten orientation on Monday, August 21st from 4:00-5:00 P.M. in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Kindergarten class lists will be posted at at this time in the hallway outside of the main office.  This orientation is for parents only.



Our Back to School Night for grades 1-5 will be held on Thursday, August 24th. This event is for parents only.

5:15-6:05 Grades 1 & 2 and all Special Education classrooms

6:15-7:05 Grades 3-5

We look forward to seeing you on the first day of school!  Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me





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