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First Day of School

Monday, August 17 is the first day of school for the 2020-21 term.  Students enrolled in the Traditional Learning Framework will begin the 1st 9 weeks in Remote Learning due to the current COVID-19 health situation.  For information about what that will look like this year, please click the more information button below to view the Reset Plan Information Hub.

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Challenger Elementary
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13555 Chaney Thompson Rd. SE
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Challenger Veterans Day Program

Challenger celebrated Veterans Day a little early this year, with a program on November 8. Veterans were invited to enjoy breakfast in the school library before the program. The program began at 8:45am with some 5th grade students leading us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Then the Challenger Middle School Band, led by Jennifer Hill, performed the Star Spangled Banner. Followed by 4th graders singing Thank You Soldiers and Armed Forces Medley. Dr. Wallace introduced Gunnery Sergeant Joey Woods and Staff Sergeant Robert Ruiz. Gunnery Sergeant Woods was our guest speaker. The CMS band performed the Marches of the Armed Forces Medley, and then Student Council members told us about the 5 branches of the military. The program concluded with the CMS Band performance of God Bless America. We were honored to have been able to celebrate Veterans Day in such a way, and with so many soldiers to commemorate!