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Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduling Open
Electronic scheduling for our March 2017 parent/teacher conferences is now available.

Please click on the following link to begin the process of accessing the teachers' conference schedules.  If you cannot access the link directly, please cut and paste the link into an Internet browser.  


http://ptcfast.com/schools/Champlain_Elementary_School
 
If needed, please see the following page for support documentation related to scheduling your CES parent teacher conferences via PTC Fast:  
 
http://tinyurl.com/cesconferencesupport 

If you do not have access to a computer or are having difficulty with this online system you may call the office at 864-8477 and speak with our administrative assistant, Janet Breen, who can assist you. Thank you!
Art Show Cancelled for Wednesday, 3/15/17, due to snow
The BSD elementary school Art Show has been cancelled for Wednesday, 3/15/17, due to the inclement weather.  Please stay tuned for the rescheduled date.
New for 2017 - Fourth and Fifth Grade Elementary Music Choral Festival
The Vermont Music Educators Association is offering for the first time an elementary choral festival for students in fourth and fifth grade.  The festival will be held at Mount Mansfield High School on Friday, March 10, 2017.  Nearly one hundred students from all over Vermont will come together to rehearse, take part in a world drumming workshop, and present a concert at 5:30 PM.  The concert is open to the public.  The cost is $5 for students/seniors; $7 for adults; and $15 per family.  There are fourteen Champlain Elementary Chorus students participating in the new and exciting opportunity. We are very proud of them and all their hard work preparing for this event!  Come join us for this surely remarkable concert!
New Process for Requesting Extended Absences (3 or More Days) for Champlain Students
 
Vermont parents may request up to 10 consecutive days for a pre-planned, extended absence during the school year. Parents/Guardians must fill out the Extended Absence Request Form for any non-medical absence that total three or more days. Only activities that are educational in the view of administration are accepted as excused absences. 
 
Parents must hand in the Extended Absence Request Form to the principal at least ten school days before their departure date. The principal will inform the parent as soon as possible whether or not the absences will be excused. Use of the form begins on November 1, 2016. Click here to download the form, or pick up a copy from the main office.
 
Champlain's 2016-17 Volunteer Handbook is now available online. If you are currently a volunteer or thinking about becoming one,click here to read the revised handbook. Every year, all volunteers must complete the Champlain Elementary School and Burlington School District forms before starting to volunteer in our school. Forms are available in the main office. 

Champlain Elementary School's 2016-17 Family Handbook Now Available
Please read this informative handbook to learn the nuts and bolts that every family should know about our school. If preferred, please visit Champlain's main office for a printed copy. Click here on Champlain Family Handbook to read online. 
August 4, 2016
 
Visit the Principal's Blog at: http://dorinnedorfman.blogspot.com for the latest information on life at Champlain Elementary School.
 
Visit the Parent-Teacher Organization's Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/699105823444951 for the latest parent initiatives and activities.
 
We educate our children until 5:30 p.m. every day! Click here to visit Burlington Schools' Afterschool Programs and learn more about activities and registration.

2016-2017 BSD Family Handbook
To read the Family Handbook, click on the image below:
  
                             
  
2016-2017 K-8 BSD School Calendar
Check out the 2016-2017 K-8 BSD School Calendar:  Click here.
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Burlington Afterschool Program News
Are you interested in learning more about the Burlington Kids Afterschool Program?  If so, click here to open the handbook for the upcoming year.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CHAMPLAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM:

Burlington Kids Afterschool program at Champlain is currently full. We are still accepting registration packets to add to our waitlist. Please contact the Site Director, Jessica Villani, with any questions. 802-316-1681jvillani@bsdvt.org.
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School Day Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday8:08 am - 2:50 pm; Wednesdays only: 8:08 am - 1:50 pm

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School Registration
If you would like to register your child for school, please click here. If you know someone without Internet access who would like to register his/her child for school, please call 865-5332 or visit the district office at 150 Colchester Avenue.