March 11, 2008
5-Star, awesome school with 2-day a week microsociety that teaches children the ethics and understanding of work, pay, taxes, teamwork, etc. Electives include dance, Tae Kwon Do, Golf, Pottery, Drama, Photography, Musical Strings, etc. Field trips reinforce drama/arts and include theatre trips, zoo trips, etc. Uniforms required. Lottery-based selection (input request by January) with results in February. Portfolio submission increases the odds of getting your child in Chocachatti. Lottery numbers are being reduced each year - highly recommend motivated parents to submit a portfolio. My children love this school, the teachers, the events and the microsociety. New Principal this year; not as parent-friendly as previous. Seems to be trying to force several issues despite parental and community objections (pick-up procedures, bussing, teacher requests, etc.). Does not seem concerned about parental approval and persistent on forcing some already decided upon issues. Not as approachable as previous Principal. Teachers are great, kids love them.
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