Welcome to Christa McAuliffe Elementary!
“We believe that everyone can succeed and reach their dreams
and personal visions.”
News & Announcements
We are very pleased to announce that for the first time we are going to be recognizing one non-instructional staff member at the Lighthouse Award ceremony. The person recognized will be provided a free admission/dinner for them and a significant other. The job families that the selection will be made from include bus drivers, maintenance, custodial, food service, paraprofessionals, and secretaries. We will be placing this no-tice on all of our websites and ask you to share it with anyone who may want to make a nomination such as parents, students, community members, PTO, SAC, etc….
November News Letter: English or Spanish
November Activity Calendar: English or Spanish
• Thanksgiving Break **NO SCHOOL**- November 25, 26, and 27
Our primary method of communication to families is through our Cape Coral Charter School Authority K12 Alerts System. Please be sure to sign up so that you can receive updated information.
¨ Core Knowledge Curriculum
¨ Common Core Standards
¨ Creativity embraced in teaching and learning
¨ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt “Journeys” basal series, Guided Reading, Spalding Phonics, Accelerated Reader and novel studies
¨ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt “Go Math”
¨ Special classes for Art, Music, PE, Media Center, Science Lab
¨ Curriculum related field trips
¨ Hands-On Core Knowledge Events like Christmas Around the World, Pioneer Day, Greek Festival and a Roman Battle
¨ Annual Events to focus on subject areas like Science Fair, Vocabulary Parade, Art Gallery, Wax Museum, Math Challenge and Choir/Drama Performances
It is a requirement that each family spend 30 hours of parent involvement time at our school during the year. Research clearly shows that when parents value, support and engage in education, the children achieve at a higher rate. We have a multitude of opportunities to become involved in our family-oriented school.
All employees and volunteers are fully background checked.
In each classroom:
¨ Student computers
¨ 77” Smartboard
¨ Digital Docucam
¨ Two mobile laptop labs
¨ SMART Response wireless remotes
¨ State of the art TV production studio