27
OCT
2017

CHESS Sep-Oct Newsletter

Read all about it! The Masquerade Ball was an elegant and memorable evening for more than 300 students! DJ, snacking on delicious foods and generally having a “ball” with friends old and new! The dance floor stayed hopping for a solid three hours as students showed off their moves. For a full rundown of the event, plus additional CHESS news, check
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07
SEP
2017

Important announcement about entering and exiting CHESS

Manassas Baptist Church made a few changes that will go into effect on Mon., Sep 11th. We will enter and exit through the cafeteria doors. These double doors are located immediately to your left once you step onto the sidewalk at the main entrance. This will shorten our distance to get inside the building which is especially helpful in inclement we
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07
SEP
2017

Classroom Courtesy Countdown!

Want to succeed in your academic and social graces this year? Read and apply the CHESS Classroom Courtesy Countdown! Special thanks to Kathy Kuhl for brainstorming this idea. And now, the countdown… 10. Always label your work with your name in the format as requested by the teacher. 9. Write legibly. 8. If you are late for class, come in quie
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17
AUG
2017

Announcing CHESS Honor Society 2107-18

Check out this school year’s meeting dates and submission deadlines. 
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11
AUG
2017

Dropping-off and parking at CHESS

CHESS meets at the Manassas Baptist Church Rock building, 8730 Sudley Road in Manassas. We use the parking lot behind Manassas Baptist Church. Please note the difference in dropping-off your student (green arrows) and parking and picking up your student (red arrows).
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14
JUL
2017

2017 CHESS graduation video

From start to finish, click the image below and enjoy the CHESS 2107 graduation ceremony.
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24
MAY
2017

CHESS April-May Newsletter

Check out our April-May newsletter:  CHESS NEWS april 2017.
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19
MAY
2017

Registration is now open!

2017-18 registration is now open for both returning and new families. And while you are here, check out our 2017-18 class schedule!
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17
MAY
2017

How about carpooling?

Wouldn’t it be great if families could carpool to CHESS to help alleviate time on the road? Guess what? We can! Take a look at map (click map to expand) and see if there are other CHESS families living near you. If so, (and you would like to consider carpooling) go to your Study Place account. Choose: Family Account Edit your family informati
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22
MAR
2017

The importance of electives

In a recent article published in The Old Schoolhouse magazine,  Carol Topp wrote a wonderful article entitled, “Preparing teens for their future through electives”. CHESS is grateful to Carol for allowing us to republish her article. CHESS is dedicated to bringing homeschoolers a wide variety of both core and elective classes, so that e
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