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St. John Children’s Center Acquires the Assets of The Chastain School to Merge Programs!

St. John Children’s Center Announces a New Era For Early Childhood Education In Sandy Springs Two Mainstays of Early Child Development Join to Serve Buckhead/Sandy Springs Families Atlanta, GA — May 31, 2019 — St. John Children’s Center and The Chastain School announce the beginning of a new era for early childhood education in Sandy Springs as St. John acquires the assets of Chastain. On Monday June 3rd, St. John will welcome many newly enrolled students and recently hired teachers from Chastain to their new classrooms. “I couldn’t be happier with the way this has turned out, said Tom Wakefield…

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Teacher Appreciation Week at The Chastain School

  Teacher Appreciation Week was a blast at TCS this year! Much thanks to our awesome parents, room parents and team leaders – Amanda McClung, Nancy Glover, Kristin Russo, Amy Simon, Melissa Zaher, Collie Neidlinger & Kelley Gambrell for perfectly planning and coordinating all of the lovely decorations, tasty treats, and delicious foods. Everyone at The Chastain School is truly grateful for all of your time, effort, hard work and donations. We really do feel appreciated! You all Rock! Monday-Thanks A Latte…(Mango Team) Breakfast Treats for Teachers/Staff. Everyone can come dressed in their PJs. Tuesday-We Are Your #1 Fan…(Plum Team)…

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Scholastic Book Fair at The Chastain School

Our annual spring Scholastic Book Fair was another huge success! Thank you to everyone for supporting the book fair and also donating books to your child’s classroom! Because of your purchases totaling $1410.00, The Chastain School earned $732.01 in books which were distributed to all of our classrooms. Thanks again! You all Rock!!!

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Teachers on the Rise at The Chastain School

Congratulations to Brianna Harmon (Peach) for earning her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential! Brianna completed 120 education units in early childhood education to earn her CDA certification. We would also like to congratulate Ms. Lori Beasley (Cypress) & Angela Jones (Kids Club) for successfully renewing their CDA certification. They completed 45 continuing education units and maintained membership in an early children education professional organization. We are very proud of all of their accomplishments! Kudos Ladies! The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in ECE. The Child Development Associate…

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Fall Fling 2015

The Chastain School held its 2nd Annual Fall Fling on Friday, October 9th and boy did we have a good time!  The weather was wonderful, the food was delicious, and the entertainment was awesome!  For 3 hours, the children exhausted themselves bouncing in the 2 moonwalks and dancing to the beats of DJ Willy Wow!  Liza Bean, of Liza Bean Designs, Atlanta’s premier face painter was also on hand. Thanks to Tex’s Tacos and King of Pops for coming out to help us celebrate and providing such tasty food! Thank you to all of our parents for hanging out with…

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Congratulations to the Chastain School 2015 Pre K Graduates

Congratulations to our graduating Pre-K Class of 2015!!! Our Completion Celebration was held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 @ 3:00pm at the Chastain Horse Park.  We are so proud of you all and wish you good luck as you move on to elementary school!  We would also like to thank our wonderful families for your dedication and support! Oak Graduating Class 2015  Hudson Griffin Barton Isabelle Francis Chapman Jake Miller Charette Donovan James Vessey Durkin Liam Painter Findley Ian Brooks Fry Carson Everett Krebs Jonathan Scott Massey Rae Loren Piquion Merritt Clarke Swayze Julius Donovan Thomas Lilly Therese Tolivar John…

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The Chastain School and Cinebistro Offer Complimentary Movie Tickets to Parents Night Out Parents

Two Fridays out of the month, the Chastain School hosts Parent’s Night Out (PNO) where our parents or anyone in the community can sign up to receive high quality childcare while they enjoy a night out on the town or a relaxing evening in. Keisha Holt, TCS’s former administrative assistant, who now works as the Event & Sales Coordinator at Cinebistro, kindly offered 2 complimentary movie tickets to the first 4 people who signed up for the December 13th, January 9th and January 23rd PNOs. PNO is designed to be an economical, fun, and engaging alternative to a babysitter. From 6:15-10:15 PM children…

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The Chastain School Holiday Volunteer Experience with the Genesis Shelter Adopt a Family Program

Each year, each TCS classroom picks a holiday volunteer experience and the Genesis Adopt a Family is one of them.  Genesis, a key program of OUR House Inc., is a shelter for homeless newborn babies under six months of age and their families.  Genesis’ mission: “To provide a supportive environment that enables homeless newborns and their families achieve positive life outcomes for this generation and those to come” Thanks to all of you who donated gifts!  So many families participated this year, that we had to take the TCS bus to transport all of the gifts to the shelter!  Ms.…

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