C.H.U.P. Celebrate 50 Years!

This year C.H.U.P. is happy to be celebrating 50 years.  This is very exciting, especially at this day and age.  Unfortunately, cooperative schools are a dying breed.  In most households it is now "the norm" for both parents to work full time, not allowing much time to dedicate to volunteering the in the classroom.  Here …

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Room Updates 2017

Each summer the board works to improve the school as we look forward to the next school year.  What can you expect to see come Fall 2017? Physical Improvements New carpet in the Quiet Room New rug in the Quiet Room New dolls & puppets in Active Room Water table & white board in the …

Final Spring Open House to Reveal Classroom Update Plans

We are looking forward for our Open House this evening from 6:30-8pm.  It is always a pleasure to share the unique opportunity presented to families in the co-operative preschool model.  We strongly believe in a gentle introduction to the classroom setting, family involvement and the opportunity for kids to be kids. We are also excited to reveal plans …

The Importance of Play

by Margaret Hadley "Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood." Fred Rogers CHUP Preschool is a wonderful place for children to play and learn.  Play fosters creativity in all aspects of learning. It helps …

Summer Open Houses

CHUP will be open for business and welcoming visitors this August. Come explore our three wonderful classrooms, meet our fabulous teachers and chat with board members about what you can expect from a CHUP Co-op experience.   Join us . . . Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 6 - 8 pm or Sunday, August 21, …