2016-2017 School Year Highlights

  • We celebrated with our 5th year of 5th grade graduates.
  • 520 students in Pre-K thru 5th grade were served this school year.
  • 1st -5th grade students accessed Study Island, a web-based, STAAR formatted computer curriculum in the school’s computer lab and from home.
  • Student enrollment maintained an average of 99%, while attendance maintained an average of 97%.
  • 3rd through 5th grade continued utilizing iStation as part of the Texas SUCCESS initiative.
  • PTA sponsored Kindergarten – 5th grade field trip admissions, as well as an in house special event for Pre-K.
  • The PE coaches hosted Hoops for Heart where students raised funds in support of the American Heart Association.
  • 5th Graders participated in the annual overnight field trip to Pine Cove Camp in Tyler, TX.
  • A group of 80 students, parents and staff participated in Fort Worth’s annual Cowtown Marathon, and raced in the Cook Children’s  5k.
  • After school enrichment programs offered: Tae Kwon Do, dance classes – ballet, jazz and hip hop, Chess Club, Golf Club, Art Club, Eagle Artists, Soaring Eagle Choir, Blue Crew, Cooking Club and academic tutorials.
  • CHA’s 6th Annual Talent Show featured student performers ranging from dancers to vocalists, comedians and artists.
  • 5th graders demonstrated their latest scientific inventions and projects in the CHA 6thAnnual Science Fair.
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders participated in the 6th annual Living Wax Museum.
  • Eighty-five 3rd and 4th graders attended SMaRT Camp, sponsored by the Texas Rangers.
  • A STAAR Pep Rally was held for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders taking the STAAR test. 
  • CHA hosted 2 Scholastic Book Fairs.
  • PTA held our first Penny Wars.  The students enjoyed the friendly competition and raised funds for school events.
  • In partnership with the YMCA, 4th and 5th grade students participated in Basketball.
  • Field Trips – 1st grade - Fort Worth Nature Center, 2nd grade - UTA Planetarium, 3rd grade - Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 4th grade - Dinosaur Valley State Park.
  • Partnered with Trinity Valley School – 8th and 9th graders tutored CHA 2nd and 3rd graders, weekly.
  • 1st graders embarked on their first of many research projects and made their debut in public speaking when they individually presented their “Animal Projects”.