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CES Spelling Bee

CES held their school spelling bee on Friday, December 8, 2023. These winners from each of our 5th grade classroom competed: Cam Doane, Liam Minton, Blakely Burns, and Jocelyn Sheppard. Blakely Burns is our School Champion and will go on to compete in the County Spelling Bee, which is usually held in February. Cam Doane was the first runner-up. Congratulations to all these students! CES is very proud of you!

Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Chilhowie Elementary School's mission is to create and encourage an environment where all members of our community can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to promoting responsibility, inclusiveness, resilience, and respect in order to foster academic excellence. By upholding a collaborative partnership with families and the broader community, we aim to prepare our students for success in an ever-changing world and to make positive contributions to society.
CES Beliefs
1. CES believes in fostering an atmosphere of respect among students, teachers, and staff. Respect for oneself, others, and the learning environment is emphasized and encouraged.
2. CES believes in instilling a sense of responsibility in its students. This includes taking ownership of their actions, being accountable for their choices, and understanding the impact of their behavior on themselves and others.
3. CES believes in promoting inclusivity and creating an environment where every student feels valued, accepted, and included. We encourage understanding, empathy, and appreciation for diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.
4. CES values fostering an optimistic outlook among students. We emphasize positive thinking, resilience, and a belief in one's ability to overcome challenges. We encourage students to approach their education and life with a hopeful and proactive mindset.
5. CES values and promotes resilience in students. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from setbacks, persevere in the face of challenges, and adapt to adversity. By cultivating resilience, CES aims to empower students to overcome obstacles and develop a strong sense of determination and perseverance.
6. CES believes in the potential for success in every student. CES fosters an environment that encourages and supports students in achieving their goals and aspirations. Our school defines success in a holistic manner, encompassing academic achievement, personal growth, character development, and the pursuit of meaningful endeavors.
By embracing these values, Chilhowie Elementary School aims to create a positive and supportive learning community for all students to be the WARRIORS we know they can be.
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About Us

Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go.