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New playground equipment greets Chandler Creek students

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Friday, August 15, 2014

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Olivia Gutchess finds the spinner to her liking at Chandler Creek Elementary School.
 

Jim Fair

Olivia Gutchess finds the spinner to her liking at Chandler Creek Elementary School.

 



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Principal Jane R. Mills, on the slide, members of the Chandler Creek Elementary PTA and their children got a sneak peak of the new playground equipment for first and second graders and the after school program. PTA members wearing purple shirts are Lisa Hackney, Amy Judd, Kasey Driscoll, Shawna Schneider, Jennifer Gutchess (2014-2015 PTA president) and Marie Paris (president 2013-2014).
 
 
 
 

Jim Fair

Principal Jane R. Mills, on the slide, members of the Chandler Creek Elementary PTA and their children got a sneak peak of the new playground equipment for first and second graders and the after school program. PTA members wearing purple shirts are Lisa Hackney, Amy Judd, Kasey Driscoll, Shawna Schneider, Jennifer Gutchess (2014-2015 PTA president) and Marie Paris (president 2013-2014).

 

 

 

 



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Tyson Wright, a fourth grade teacher at Chandler Creek, was in the spirit of meeting his students Friday on

Jim Fair

Tyson Wright, a fourth grade teacher at Chandler Creek, was in the spirit of meeting his students Friday on "Bow tie or no tie" day.

 

New playground equipment has been added to Chandler Creek Elementary School contributed by the PTA after a fundraiser last year.

The equipment, at a cost of $25,000 with installation, according to Principal Jane R. Mills, is the first playground structures added since 1999. The PTA contributed $10,000 from a two-week Boosterthon fundraiser last year. PlayNation installed the equipment.

A full slide, spinner and wobble were among the additions that is centered around first and second graders for recreation and after school. Mills said the lower part of the schoolyard will be enhanced with new equipment next year.

Mills, members of the PTA and their children briefly tried out the equipment Friday afternoon.

The 2014-2015 PTA board officers are:

Jennifer Gutchess, President

Denise Livingston, Vice President

Lisa Hackney, Secretary

Kasey Driscoll, Treasurer

Amy Judd, Membership Chair

Marie Paris, Volunteer Chair (2013-2014 president)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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