News Archive

This page lists recent news articles and announcements from the Chabot Web site.

WINTER 2015 After-School Program Registration Begins

YES! — the Winter 2015 After-School Program Catalog is here! The Chabot After-School Programs Committee has organized a lineup of approximately 30 providers offering more than 30 enrichment classes that will engage your kids’ minds and bodies as they pursue current interests or explore something new. There are arts &…

Chabot Participating in Hour of Code the Week of December 8th

Hour of Code

December 8-14 is Computer Science Education Week featuring the “Hour of Code”, a nationwide campaign to celebrate computer science and coding for kids of all ages. Ms. Ettinger, Chabot’s Library Media Teacher, will be using Hour of Code hands-on tutorials next week during regular media classes for 3rd, 4th and…

Check Out the Virtual Library Over Break

Virtual Library

Ms. Ettinger, Chabot’s Library Media Teacher, encourages you to visit the Virtual Library during the Thanksgiving break. Over at the Virtual Library you’ll find a page full of excellent links for online learning and fun for all ages. You may be familiar with some of the links, but look closely…

Chabot Event Recap: Todd Parr Visit

Todd Parr

Todd Parr, award-winning children’s author, visited Chabot on Thursday, November 6. He led a school-wide assembly and entertained the kids with interactive games and reading from his new book “It’s Okay to Make Mistakes!”. The Chabot Library partnered with Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore in Berkeley to make the event happen. Check…

2014 Auction Parties: Spaces Still Available!

** 2014-15 CHABOT AUCTION PARTIES (FALL/WINTER SCHEDULE) ** Complete descriptions are included in the auction catalog, available as a PDF file. If you’d like to buy a spot for one of the parties below, please use the PayPal buttons to purchase tickets. Questions? Contact Leslie Ayers.   SPACE AVAILABLE! BUY…

Chabot Mini Grants

CHABOT CARES One of the hallmarks of the Chabot Community is our support of one another, We recognize that from time to time, families may go through hard times and need some additional support. If your family is in need of one time assistance, you can click here to apply…

It’s First Friday PTA Coffee & Tea: November 7, 8:35am

Red Oak Realty

It’s First Friday! Gather with your fellow parents for our monthly cup of coffee or tea and a bite to eat after drop-off this Friday, November 7, at 8:35am. The event is sponsored by Maxi Lilley of Red Oak Realty. Coffee is donated by the generous folks at Cole Coffee.

Mrs. Dalloway’s Benefit Weekend for Chabot November 14-16


Shop for books and gifts at Mrs. Dalloway’s and earn money for Chabot: Mark your calendars! Shop in-store or online at Mrs. Dalloway’s November 14-16, turn in your receipts, and 20% of your purchase will be donated to Chabot! Click here for details. Contact Jennifer Lew with questions.

WANTED! Auction Volunteers for November 15th


WANTED! Fun, smart, amazing people for very important mission: The reciprocal relationship with Joaquin Miller Elementary continues into yet another year and it’s our turn to help! For those of you who don’t know, our schools help each other out by providing volunteers to help at our respective school auctions….

KidPower Parent-Child Workshop – November 15, 12:30-2:30


NOTE: The workshop is SOLD OUT! In this upbeat workshop, children together with their adults learn and practice age-appropriate KidPower “People Safety” skills in everyday life situations. Kids can use these skills right away to feel safer and more confident dealing with people at school, in the neighborhood, at home,…