THE CHIRP

Charlotte Public Schools is excited to introduce “The Chirp.” The Chirp is our new 2018-2019 employee recognition program. The Orioles of CPS dedicate themselves to the success of their students, colleagues, building, district, and community every day. The staff of Charlotte Public Schools truly are amazing! We appreciate the hard work that goes into being a dedicated Oriole, and want to publicly recognize our Oriole team!!

Want to cheer on an Oriole? Submit a “Cheer Chirp.” The link to this form can be found under the Quick Links section on our Employee Recognition page. This form is quick, simple, and allows for open-ended genuine responses. Your submissions will be communicated out to staff, and posted to this page weekly.

Who can submit a Cheer Chirp? CPS staff, students, parents, community members, anyone!!

See what orioles are chirping about below!

The following program sponsors would like to thank all of the Charlotte Public Schools' staff for their role in educating the youth of Charlotte.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 17, 2018

Melissa Hall (Transportation)
“Ms. Melissa is amazing. Everyday she greets my daughter with a smile, a hug, and always uses her name. When we run into her around town she always stops to say hello to the kids. Melissa makes sure my daughter's day at school start on a positive. We are so lucky to have her working with our kids!” ~Joanna Schultz

Mallory Blyth (Central Office)
“Mallory is quick to respond to emails and help with any questions we may have. She keeps things progressing and is super supportive. Mallory is a great asset to CPS.” ~Anonymous

Roxanne Rhines (Parkview)
“Roxanne made treats for the whole staff to enjoy this week before break. Thanks for thinking of us and treating us so well this week and always!” ~Sharon Dietz

Sarah Vogt & Michelle Yoder (Parkview)
“Thank you for the awesome support this week during NWEA. Sarah and Michelle were a great resource to both gen ed and special ed staff. They were able to answer all our questions and helped make the testing go smoothly.” ~Sharon Dietz

Matt Maitland (Middle School)
“Mr. Maitland did a wonderful job helping my family get used to a new school district and school. He answered all my questions and helped calm my worries. He even remembered my boys names. I really appreciate all his help.” ~Sarah Shoemaker

Jasmine Garcia (Galewood)
“Jasmine comes to work everyday with a smile on her face and a positive attitude! It is a joy watching her interact with the students in my classroom daily. She is compassionate, loving, and is a great example to our students of how to show others respect. It is a pleasure working with her!” ~Abbie Brown

Megan Greenberg (Parkview)
“Megan Greenberg is amazing, She is there for her students whether its her current students or the ones from years past. She still helps and encourages my son now that he has moved up to the next grade. He goes to her for guidance and words of wisdom. She connects with her students on a deep level wher e the students feel that she truly cares whether its school or personal she’s there. I am forever grateful for her and all the ways she helps my son.” ~Anonymous

Katie Cummins (Galewood)
“I wanted to thank Mrs. Cummins for all of her hard work I watched her at the school’s PBIS event and every child had to hug her she must be pretty loved.... as a parent thank you for making the kiddos smile everyday.” ~Anonymous

Angi Jewell (Upper Elementary)
“Angi has an amazing way of supporting, nurturing, and challenging her students to be the best they can be! Our two fourth-graders love going to school and we feel so fortunate to be sending them to her every day!” ~Chris & Barb Kaiser

Heidi Ransom (Parkview)
“Heidi is such a positive influence to students and staff at Parkview with her encouragement and humor.” ~Anonymous

Lisa Bullen (Upper Elementary)
“Every day, Lisa is an exceptional support to students and staff. She not only does her responsibilities, but is sometimes asked to cover for others when there is an absence. She supports and cares for all students, bringing them comfort and a listening ear, and even making sure they have snacks when needed. Lisa is a strong advocate for students and is very important to the resource program at the CUE.” ~Deb Marquardt

Katie Cummins (Galewood)
“Her pure love and joy she has for our kids is amazing Katie always such a positive attitude. Thank you for all you do.” ~Anonymous

Michelle Wireman (Middle School)
“Thank you to Michelle Wireman for 20 years of service as a paraprofessional! Enjoy your retirement!” ~Anonymous

Tracy Carlson (Washington)
“Tracy has made the holiday season brighter for our entire staff! She brought delicious handmade treats for us for 12 days! She is always looking for ways to support colleagues and make Washington a great place to work!” ~Washington Staff

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