Chipman Students and Staff

End of the Year Awards

The End of the Year Awards will take place on Tuesday, June 5th in the gym.  Times for each grade levels awards are listed below.  If you would like to attend, please check in at the main office, then you will be sent to they gym.  Each grade’s awards should last approximately 1 hour.

6th Grade – 8:50
7th Grade – 10:15
8th Grade – 12:15

Tutoring Dates Remaining

The following dates are left for tutoring this year.  As we come to the end of the school year, with the reminder that there is no summer school this year, take advantage of our after school tutoring.  Be sure to have your student get a permission slip signed and returned to the main office.  This allows them to stay after school.  Then when your student decides which tutoring session they need, they should sign up in the lobby for that session each week.

Tuesdays (English, SS, Curriculum Support) Thursdays (Math, Science, Drop-in)
May: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

You may print the permission slip and have students return it or get one from the front lobby if you aren’t able to print.

2017-2018 WTC Tutoring Letter

Smarter Balanced Info

Assessment season is upon us! Your child will be participating in Delaware’s accountability assessment, the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA), in both ELA and Math. In addition, 8th grade students will complete the new DeSSA Science Field Test and 7th graders will complete the DeSSA Social Studies Field Test. We will begin testing on Thursday, March 8 with 8th grade ELA. The SBA includes an audio component, and so earbuds are required. We recommend your child brings his/her own earbuds to school; however, we will also have some for student use. Please keep in mind that the newer iPhone earbuds (with the lightening adapter) will not work with our computers, and neither will Bluetooth earbuds/headphones.  Only standard/traditional headphones are compatible with District computers.

Below is a table that explains when WTC students will be testing. Please review this table, and ensure that your child is prepared for his/her testing by getting a good night’s sleep and eating a healthy
breakfast prior to testing. As always, our cafeteria is open for free breakfast at 7:50AM every morning.

Thank you for your continued support!

  ELA CAT ELA PT MATH CAT & PT DeSSA Science and SS
6th Mar 19-21 Apr 11-13 Apr 24-27 NA
7th Mar 13-15 Apr 16-18 May 3-7 May ongoing
8th Mar 8-12 Apr 19-23 Apr 30-May 2 May ongoing

Home Access Center Now Has an App!

If you have been logging onto Home Access Center on your computer, you may want to check out the app that is now available on your smartphone.  The flyer below has all of the details and can answer some of your basic questions about the benefits of this app.  Check it out!

Family App-eSchoolPLUS-SunGardK12

Home Access Help

report card clipartBy clicking on Home Access and putting in your username and password, you are able to see your student’s grades.  The new Home Access site has raised some questions about how to see your student’s average for the class, not just the individual assignment scores.  In order to see their average for a class, you must click on log in to Home Access first.  When the schedule opens, click on Classes.  You must then select Full View in order to see the average for the class, not just the individual assignments.

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