Chieftain Elementary's student council members led a school-wide drive to collect items to donate to the Southeastern Ohio Foodbank's "Secret Santa for Super Seniors" program. The foodbank will use the donations from the community to brighten the days of local Meals on Wheels clients this holiday season.
Camp Oty'Okwa is the cummunity partner for kindergarten at Chieftain Elementary. Emily Kridel talked about insect parts in the classroom and then each class ventured outside to catch some live insects to inspect. The students really enjoyed the October visit.
Camp Oty'Okwa returned in November to talk with kindergarten about how animals prepare for winter. Students listened to a story about hibernation, heard animal puppets talk about what they do to survive the winter and then played a fun game with an acorn.
Chieftain Elementary conducted it monthly PTO meeting on Thursday, November 14th. During this meeting "students of the month" were recognized. These students have done an outstanding job following our school's "Chiefs Behaviors".
On Tuesday, November 12th, Chieftain Elementary conducted a Veterans Day Assembly for our local veterans. We were fortunate to have guest speaker Michael Grove, Retired Command Sergeant Major of the 174th Air Defense Artillery Brigade.
Students in fourth grade at Chieftain Elementary were visited by Josh Hodson, Jeremy Young and Jacob Shepherd from Hocking County EMS. Students reviewed how to respond to an emergency situation, practicing CPR compressions and learning how to use the school's AED.