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List of 12 news stories.

  • Head of School's Message: October 19

    On Thursday evening, Adrienne Hollingsworth, Chandler’s Social & Emotional Coordinator, offered balm for the frazzled and strength for the journey as parents gathered on Zoom in three sessions to share experiences from home and to hear Adrienne’s wise counsel about parenting during a pandemic.
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  • Head of School's Message: October 13

    I hope you were able to take a little time off to enjoy part of the long weekend. Thanks to those of you who attended last week’s question and answer session with Chandler administrators and doctors.  
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  • Head of School's Message: October 5

    This year, one of Chandler's goals is to manage uncertainty by working within the framework of state and local re-opening restrictions.
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  • Head of School's Message: September 28

    The date for a return to in-person learning is still to be determined, but if the current declines in the spread of the virus hold for another week, Los Angeles County will move from Tier 1 (widespread) to Tier 2 (substantial), and the process that allows schools to re-open will begin with no estimate for how long the process will take.
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  • Head of School's Message: September 21

    In her weekly telebriefing with K-12 schools on Thursday, LA County's Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer reported on the continuing downward trend of coronavirus cases.
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  • Head of School's Message: September 14

    On Thursday’s call with K-12 calls, LA County Public Health Department (LACPHD) reported that new infections in the county are now at 9 per 100,000, with the positivity rate at 4%.
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  • Head of School's Message: September 8

    I hope you had a restful Labor Day weekend, and you managed to find some respite from the heat and smoke.
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  • Head of School's Message: August 31

    Welcome back to school. "In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened."
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  • Head of School's Message: August 24

    In one of my conversations with new Chandler families last week, one mother and son talked about their experiences with distance learning and how they were coping at home.
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  • Head of School's Message: August 10

    I read an interview with Alan Alda last week in which he was asked if he felt optimistic or pessimistic about the current situation, "With the world changing so rapidly, there's no point in being optimistic or pessimistic about anything," he said, "You've got to surf uncertainty because it's all we get." 
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  • Head of School's Message: July 20

    Let me start by apologizing for not having the capacity on my Zoom account to accommodate more than 100 attendees during Thursday’s call.
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  • Head of School's Message: July 7

    This July 4th, I have never heard so many fireworks without seeing as much as a single sparkler.
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