Weekly updates – February 16

1. The Chemin de Fer 2023 website is open! Updates, information, and posts will be added, so be sure to check it often.

2. How is Chemin able to present so many amazing items in the “live” and “silent” auction? Donations, donations, DONATIONS – and we need your help!

  • Do you have resources or access to concert tickets, vacation spots, cool experiences? Share your connections with your Room Parent(s) or Live Auction Chairs Heather Locker and Jessica Weeks.
  • Please use our Chemin online form to make your Class Gift(s) Donations or use the Buyout Option. 
  • Shop the Amazon Wish List and items will be sent directly to the Academy. It is so easy, and we will be so grateful! Remember, the AmazonSmile program ends Monday, Feb. 20, so now is a great time to shop!
  • Shop your personal favorite stores and websites. Popular Auction Items: travel & experiences, designer bags & jewelry, professional sports events & tickets, wine & dine packages, toys, games, electronics, gift cards, sports memorabilia, wine & whiskey.

3. Pre-Chemin events help underwrite Chemin expenses and build our community experience. The Mothers’ Club is hosting boutique shopping with Lilac Ivy next Thursday, February 23. Online registration is now open for SplASH! Please join us on Friday, March 3 from 7-9 p.m. at Old Hickory Golf Club.

Be sure to mark your calendar for other pre-Chemin events — more details to follow:

  • Roller Skating Party, Friday, March 24 – All school event
  • Barre3 Workout, Thursday, March 30 – A fun way to get in shape for Chemin!
  • Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 1 – Event for younger students. 
  • Poker Night, Saturday, April 1 – Hosted by Fathers’ Club
  • Middle School Dance, Friday, April 21 – Event for older students