Week of February 21, 2017

Every Wednesday – Early Out – Dismissal 1:25 – No After School Bus

 

Order Date Extended – Chipman Gear Orders: Make sure to turn in order forms with cash or checks made out to “Chipman Booster Club” and are turned in by Friday February 24th.

 

Yearbooks can be pre purchased for $35.  Yearbooks are hard cover and all in color.  You can also add your picture and name on the cover for an additional $5.  You can pre-purchase your yearbook on-line at ybpay.lifetouch.com with ID code (12679917) or you can purchase at school during your lunch hour, CASH ONLY! March 31, 2017 will be the last day to purchase yearbooks on-line or by cash. After March 31st if there are still yearbooks available, they will be sold on a first come, first served basis for $40 cash only.

 

Those who would like to participate in the Black History Month Celebration they should come to room 980 during lunch or after school  sign in with Mrs. Ntui.

 

Science Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to the announcements.  ALL Science Fair participants need to come to Science Group after school at 2:05 on either Tuesday (room 230) or Thursday (room 260) of this week to check in with Mrs. Lee or Mrs. Bogursky.

Mathcounts will be held in room #650 on Monday from 2-3 and on Wednesday and Fridays at lunchtime.  Mr. Wittman will be the mathcounts coach.

Karaoke Singers during lunch Mondays and Thursday room 310. (Heasley)

100 mile club meets every morning on the track. Come and join us every morning on the track. Stay fit! (Rojas)

Art Club starting Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch in room 230. (Lee)

Come play chess on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch in room 460.  (Eyres)

The Anime and Manga Social Group will be meeting in room 930 at lunch every Tuesday and Thursday. Come join the fun! (Garza)

Robotics Team meeting Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 pm in room 130 (Venegas)

Week of February 6, 2017

Every Wednesday – Early Out – Dismissal 1:25 – No After School Bus

2-Hour Late Start – Thursday 2/9/17 – Gates open at 9 am

Student Council meeting in Room #620 during 4th period on Tuesday Feb. 7th. Call slips will be sent out.

Valentine grams are going to be sold before school out front and during lunch in the 501 room for $1. All money will go toward Honor Flight.

Chipman Gear Orders: Make sure to turn in order forms with cash or checks made out to “Chipman Booster Club” and are turned in by February 17th.

8TH Grade Students: You still have time to turn in Baby Pictures and or a Dedication to be placed in the yearbook for $5 each CASH ONLY. Last day to turn in pictures and/or dedications will be Friday 2/10/17. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

Yearbooks can be pre purchased for $35.  Yearbooks are hard cover and all in color.  You can also add your picture and name on the cover for an additional $5.  You can pre-purchase your yearbook on-line at ybpay.lifetouch.com with ID code (12679917) or you can purchase at school during your lunch hour, CASH ONLY! March 31, 2017 will be the last day to purchase yearbooks on-line or by cash. After March 31st if there are still yearbooks available, they will be sold on a first come, first served basis for $40 cash only.

2017 New York Trip: Deadline to sign up is Feb. 15.  2018 New York Trip: Sign ups are open now.  See Mrs. Kornbau room 110 for more information.

Science Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to the announcements.  ALL Science Fair participants need to come to Science Group after school at 2:05 on either Tuesday (room 230) or Thursday (room 260) of this week to check in with Mrs. Lee or Mrs. Bogursky.

Mathcounts will be held in room #650 on Monday from 2-3 and on Wednesday and Fridays at lunchtime.  Mr. Wittman will be the mathcounts coach.

Karaoke Singers during lunch Mondays and Thursday room 310. (Heasley)

100 mile club meets every morning on the track. Come and join us every morning on the track. Stay fit! (Rojas)

Art Club starting Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch in room 230. (Lee)

Come play chess on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch in room 460.  (Eyres)

The Anime and Manga Social Group will be meeting in room 930 at lunch every Tuesday and Thursday. Come join the fun! (Garza)

Robotics Team meeting Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 pm in room 130 (Venegas)

Week of January 30, 2017

Every Wednesday – Early Out – Dismissal 1:25 – No After School Bus

Thursday 2/2/17 – Extended Advisory – Typical Charger Nominations

 

Winners of the Chipman Science Fair, tied for first place are Mallory Webster and Andrew Johnston.  They will proceed on to the County Science Fair in March along with Bradley Lievanos and Daniela Napoles.  Way to go!

Attention 8th Grade Students:  It’s time to nominate 8th graders for our Typical Chargers page in the yearbook. And new this year we will be electing a Mr. Charger and Miss Chargerette (nominate who you feel has each quality – Most Responsible, Friendliest, Ambitious, Honest, Humorous and Inspiring). You will be asked to nominate 1 boy and 1 girl for each category from your Advisory class. Nominations will be during Advisory Thursday 2/2/17 and voting will during Extended Advisory on Friday 2/3/17. If students turn this into a joke and are disrespectful to others your teacher may decide not participate.

 

8TH Grade Students: You still have time to turn in Baby Pictures and or Dedication to be placed in the yearbook for $5 each CASH ONLY. Last day to turn in pictures and/or dedications will be Friday 2/10/17. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

 

Yearbooks can be pre purchased for $35.  Yearbooks are hard cover and all in color.  You can also add your picture and name on the cover for an additional $5.  You can pre-purchase your yearbook on-line at ybpay.lifetouch.com with ID code (12679917) or you can purchase at school during your lunch hour, CASH ONLY! March 31, 2017 will be the last day to purchase yearbooks on-line or by cash. After March 31st if there are still yearbooks available, they will be sold on a first come, first served basis for $40 cash only.

 

The next incentive trip will be in February following our next Benchmark testing window.  The incentive window began yesterday, the 28th and will go through February 2rd.  Following are the ways that you can increase your chances to win a seat on the bus for the incentive trip:

  • Good Attendance (No more than two absences or lates to 1st period between November 28th and February 3rd.
  • Getting to class or in line before the late bell rings
  • Improving or passing your benchmark scores
  • Being a good citizen in each or your classes and on the yard.  This means following the rules in class or out of class, participating, staying on task, and definitely not having to be sent out of class for disruptive behavior.

 

2017 New York Trip: Deadline to sign up is Feb. 15.  2018 New York Trip: Sign ups are open now.  See Mrs. Kornbau room 110 for more information.

Science Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to the announcements.  ALL Science Fair participants need to come to Science Group after school at 2:05 on either Tuesday (room 230) or Thursday (room 260) of this week to check in with Mrs. Lee or Mrs. Bogursky.

In need of a quiet place to read at lunch? Tuesdays and Thursdays, quiet reading room now available in 930 with Mrs. Garza. NOTE: Battle of the Books should still drop by on Tuesdays for updates.

Mathcounts will be held in room #650 on Monday from 2-3 and on Wednesday and Fridays at lunchtime.  Mr. Wittman will be the mathcounts coach.

Karaoke Singers during lunch Mondays and Thursday room 310. (Heasley)

100 mile club meets every morning on the track. Come and join us every morning on the track. Stay fit! (Rojas)

Art Club starting Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch in room 230. (Lee)

Come play chess on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch in room 460.  (Eyres)

The Anime and Manga Social Group will be meeting in room 220 at lunch every Tuesday and Thursday. Come join the fun! (Gunderson)

Robotics Team meeting Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 pm in room 130 (Venegas)

Week of January 16, 2017

MLK Day  – Monday January 16, 2017 – No Scool

Every Wednesday – Early Out – Dismissal 1:25 – No After School Bus

Reminder:  Because we have both students and staff who have severe respiratory allergies, Chipman does not allow any type of sprays to be used at school (cologne, perfume, body spray, etc.).  Anyone caught using any types of these sprays will face certain disciplinary action.

Beginning in January 2017 the price of the yearbook will be $35.  Yearbooks are hard cover and all in color.  You can also add your picture and name on the cover for an additional $5.  You can pre-purchase your yearbook on-line at ybpay.lifetouch.com with ID code (12679917) or you can purchase at school during your lunch hour, CASH ONLY!

 

The next incentive trip will be in February following our next Benchmark testing window.  The incentive window began yesterday, the 28th and will go through February 2rd.  Following are the ways that you can increase your chances to win a seat on the bus for the incentive trip:

  • Good Attendance (No more than two absences or lates to 1st period between November 28th and February 3rd.
  • Getting to class or in line before the late bell rings
  • Improving or passing your benchmark scores
  • Being a good citizen in each or your classes and on the yard.  This means following the rules in class or out of class, participating, staying on task, and definitely not having to be sent out of class for disruptive behavior.

 

2017 New York Trip: Deadline to sign up is Feb. 15.  2018 New York Trip: Sign ups are open now.  See Mrs. Kornbau room 110 for more information.

Science Group on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to the announcements.  ALL Science Fair participants need to come to Science Group after school at 2:05 on either Tuesday (room 230) or Thursday (room 260) of this week to check in with Mrs. Lee or Mrs. Bogursky.

In need of a quiet place to read at lunch? Tuesdays and Thursdays, quiet reading room now available in 930 with Mrs. Garza. NOTE: Battle of the Books should still drop by on Tuesdays for updates.

Mathcounts will be held in room #650 on Monday from 2-3 and on Wednesday and Fridays at lunchtime.  Mr. Wittman will be the mathcounts coach.

With Mr. Rojas – Boys Softball Tryouts for 8th graders Tuesday 1/17 and Thursday 1/19 for 7th graders.

Oral Language practices will be Wednesday at lunch and Tuesday after school. Also, will you put that the county competition is on Saturday, January 28th at Stonecreek Junior High. It is located at 8000 Akers Road, 93313, and the competition starts at 11:30 a.m.

Karaoke Singers during lunch Mondays and Thursday room 310. (Heasley)

100 mile club meets every morning on the track. Come and join us every morning on the track. Stay fit! (Rojas)

Art Club starting Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch in room 230. (Lee)

Come play chess on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch in room 460.  (Eyres)

The Anime and Manga Social Group will be meeting in room 220 at lunch every Tuesday and Thursday. Come join the fun! (Gunderson)

Robotics Team meeting Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 pm in room 130 (Venegas)

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Chipman Junior High
2905 Eissler Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Phone 661-631-5210
Fax 661-871-7007

 

Principal:
Russell Taylor


First Day of School
August 17, 2016

2-Hour Late Start Dates

Aug. 25, Sept. 15,  Oct. 20,
Dec. 1,
Feb. 9, Mar. 16,  May 11
 

What We Offer

Chipman Junior High School offers multiple and diversified educational experiences for approximately 850 students. Chipman supports and nurtures the learning of all students.

Our Mission

Vision
Chipman’s vision is to become an exemplary model of academic and behavioral excellence where the adults inspire all students to achieve academic excellence and become well-rounded productive citizens who value education.

Mission Statement
Chipman’s mission is to ensure a safe, nurturing, engaging environment in which all students receive an effective, world-class, comprehensive education that prepares them for high school, career, college, and beyond.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.