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Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School

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04/29/2016

   
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

BREAKING NEWS

CSP’s MS Robotics Team 2016 SeaPerch Maryland State Champions!

Science Olympiad News


UPCOMING EVENTS

Teacher Appreciation Week

Events for 5.1 - 5.7

AP Testing


SCHOOL NEWS

Seniors - Cap/Gown Orders

Seniors & Student Code of Conduct Last Four Weeks of School

CSP Closed May 31st for Graduation

Class of 2016 Graduation Ticket Information & Parent Help Needed

AACC Registration


ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

JHUAPL Applications

College Information Sessions for Students and Parents


FIELD TRIPS

Still Accepting Philadelphia Deposits for October 2016!


OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser


FAQs
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BREAKING NEWS
CSP’s MS Robotics Team 2016 SeaPerch Maryland State Champions!
April 23, 2016 – Winning 1st Place, the Chesapeake Science Point (CSP) Middle School’s SeaPerch Robotics Team became the 2016 SeaPerch Maryland State Champions at the SeaPerch competition held at the University of Maryland East Shore, Princess Anne.

Please see the attached press release for all the details.

Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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Science Olympiad News
On Saturday, April 23rd our high school Science Olympiad took 3rd place in the 2016 Maryland State Finals held at Johns Hopkins University. There were 23 different events the team competed in which include experimental design, rocket design, bridge building, forensics, protein modeling and more. There were 24 high schools in the competition. In order to win the overall 3rd place trophy the following students took for;
 Diseases Detectives: Logan and Roman, 3rd place
 Forensics: Kaitlin and Emylyn (Emy) , 3rd place
 Robot Arm: Eric and Andrew (Drew), 3rd place
 Experimental Design: Roman, Logan, and Ben, 3rd place
 It’s about time: Ben and Andrew, 3rd place
 Electric vehicle: Will and Mark, 3rd place
 Game On: Kyle and Ben, 3rd place
 Wind Power: Kyle and Nabbas, 2nd place
 Hydrogeology: Kyle and Nabbas, 2nd place
 Air Trajectory: Mark and Nabbas took 1st place
 Bridge Building : Will and Eric,1st place
 Wright Stuff: Mark and Ben,1st place
Capturing 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in 52% of the events (12 out of 23 events) displays how hard the team worked to meet the challenges of the State Finals.
Congratulations Science Olympiad team for bringing home the 3rd place trophy.

Yasmin Beazer-Barclay
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Teacher Appreciation Week
Parents / Guardians,

Please don't forget this week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Let's show our teachers how great they are!
Please have students do something nice for their teachers this week. Some great ideas include giving a flower / plant, student / parent write a small than-you note, sending in a sweet treat, or a small gift.
Let's face it, CSP has the greatest teachers and now is the chance to show your appreciation!


Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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Events for 5.1 - 5.7
Monday, May 2, 2016 - Friday, May 6, 2016
~Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 2, 2016
~Graduation tickets go on sale

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
~National School Nurse Day

Thursday, May 5, 2016
~Cinco de Mayo





Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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AP Testing
Parents, please be advised of this information in preparation for AP tests:

Students taking AP exams are permitted to wear dress down clothing.

For morning tests, testing begins at 7:30. Students need to be in their seats at that time. Once the test starts, no students will be admitted, per College Board policy. Students who are late to the test will not take the test and will not be given a refund. Students should plan on arriving at school no later than 7:15 on test day. This policy will be strictly followed. Students can leave school after the test, as long as they bring a a parent note allowing them to do so.

For afternoon exams, testing begins at 11:30. Students should make arrangements to have eaten lunch by that time, and they should be in their seats at 11:30. Once the test starts, no students will be admitted, per College Board policy. Students who are late to the test will not take the test and will not be given a refund. This policy will be strictly followed.

Darryl Gonzalez
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SCHOOL NEWS
Seniors - Cap/Gown Orders
Cap / Gown Orders - If you still need to order a cap/gown for graduation, please take care of this now. You are running out of time.

To place an order:
Visit www.balfour.com
Type Chesapeake Science and click search; scroll to bottom and click on Purchase Cap & Gown; Click on first option and place order

Students who plan to graduate on stage must have a cap/gown purchased from Balfour.



Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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Seniors & Student Code of Conduct Last Four Weeks of School
All 12th grade students received the attached letter on Wednesday, April 27th and AACPS sent a connect-ED call in the evening.

Please take a moment to go over the attached letter with your child.

Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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CSP Closed May 31st for Graduation
Please note that CSP will be closed on May 31st for the graduation ceremony of the Class of 2016!!

Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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Class of 2016 Graduation Ticket Information & Parent Help Needed
Graduation for the Class of 2016 will take place on May 31st at 10:00 am here at CSP.

Tickets will go on sale beginning Monday, May 2nd. Students received an order form on Friday, April 29th and it is attached here.

PARENTS...WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP SET UP FOR GRADUATION...
~We need parents to come out on Friday, May 27th beginning at 1:00 pm to help set up. If you are available to assist, please email Ms. O'Brien to let her know.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. O'Brien.

Angie Obrien Principal's Secretary
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AACC Registration
To Seniors attending AACC next year:
There will be a Registration Day on May 16 at 9:00 for seniors who will attend AACC in the fall. Please come to this meeting knowing which classes you want to take in the fall. Sign up outside Dr Gonzalez's office so that we know you are coming!

Darryl Gonzalez
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ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
JHUAPL Applications
Attention parents of sophomores and juniors!

Applications are now being accepted for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL) ASPIRE high school internship program for 2016-17.

Rising juniors and seniors are invited to apply to work with an APL staff person on a technical project. Students come to JHU APL for 5-10 hours a week from September – May (only full year placements are considered). Students receive credit or formal recognition from their schools. Pick up the application in Guidance by May 20

Darryl Gonzalez
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College Information Sessions for Students and Parents
There are two regional events that students may be interested in:

--Exploring Educational Excellence, an information session for prospective students and families with representatives of Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Rice, and the University of Chicago, will be held Sunday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. For more information and to register, visit: www.exploringeducationalexcellence.org.

--Prospective Student Reception: for an "inside look" at the Universities of Minnesota, Oregon, Vermont, and Miami University of Ohio on Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, Hunt Valley. For more information and to register, go to https://admission.miamioh.edu/register/?id=18883345-7fa8-4379-855e-f8ea2c0c018f


Darryl Gonzalez
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FIELD TRIPS
Still Accepting Philadelphia Deposits for October 2016!
Enrollment for the 2016 8th and 10th Grade Philadelphia trip in October is still open. As of Friday, we have 1 full bus and close to half the seats full on the second. Many of those who submitted Interest Forms have not yet submitted a deposit, so if you are interested in sending your child next year, please submit your $50 deposit as soon as possible to guarantee a spot on the bus. This deposit will come off of your grand total. Due to deposit requirements imposed by the list activities on the itinerary, all deposits and future payments are non-refundable since the minimum number of students has been reached.

Please submit this form and your deposit by Thursday, May 5th. Please be aware that space is limited to 80 students from both the upcoming 8th and 10th grade, so please submit your deposit early to secure your space. If you are interested in chaperoning, please email me at jcunning@mycsp.org

Attached you will find a copy of the permission/deposit slip as well as a proposed itinerary.

Jessica Cunning
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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser
The CSP fundraiser with Otis Spunkmeyer has ended and we are collecting all orders. Please send in your order forms and all payments with your child by Tuesday, May 3rd to the following teachers:

Ms. Zambito for the middle school
Mrs. Cunning (9th)
Mrs. Jensen (10th)
Mr. Meighen (11th)
Mr. Bilgen (12th).

Please be aware that all orders that are placed will be delivered to the school and the students will be required to pick them up to be delivered towards the end of May.

As an incentive, any student who sells 10 or more items will be put into a drawing to win a free android tablet. The students that raises the most money for the school will receive $50 and the second place student will receive $25.

Jessica Cunning
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