Office Max

Office Max in Chanhassen has a Give Back to Schools program.  At checkout, provide our school id: 70053568 and Chanhassen Elementary will receive 5% back in credits for free supplies. Continue reading Office Max

Middle School Parent Preview Night

Calling all 5th grade families – It’s time to get ready for the 2017-18 school year! Save the date for Parent Preview Night at your middle school. Meet our wonderful staff and get answers to your questions. Chaska Middle School West: Thurs., Feb. 2, 6-8 p.m.       952-556-7400 Pioneer Ridge Middle School: Thurs., Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m.       952-556-7800 Chaska Middle School East: Thurs., Feb. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.       952-556-7600 We look forward to welcoming your student this fall!... Continue reading Middle School Parent Preview Night

Candy Grams!

The 4th graders are excited to begin their service learning project. On February 8th and 9th your student will have the chance to buy a candy gram (a small piece of candy with a special message attached) for a friend, family member or teacher during the lunch hours. Each candy gram will cost $0.25, and students can also buy one for their whole class for $5.00. They will be delivered to classrooms on Valentine’s Day. The 4th graders are thrilled to raise money and donate it to a charitable organization of their choice. Thanks for all of your support! -Mrs. Lannon and Ms.... Continue reading Candy Grams!


IS A WORRY, WORRYING YOUR CHILD? Childhood isn’t as easy or carefree as it once was.  The pressures and worries of modern life that affect adults are also impacting kids.  Most children go through phases of fear and worry.  Some of the most common fears during childhood are:  fear of the dark, spiders, thunderstorms and scary movies etc.  Most of the time children outgrow and overcome these fears with understanding, reassurance and information. Unfortunately, however an increasing number of children are experiencing persistent fears and worries that interfere with family, friendships, school, sports and other interests. One in eight children suffers from some type of anxiety disorder.   On-going worry and fear doesn’t typically go away by itself, but it is HIGHLY treatable and kids can learn strategies to help them face their persistent worries and take control of them. These red flags should help you to determine if your child’s worries are a problem or a temporary phase.... Continue reading IS A WORRY, WORRYING YOUR CHILD?