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Schaefer, Melissa

Principal's Message

A Message from the Principal

Dear Chaparral Elementary School Community,


Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!


It is an honor to be the Principal of Chaparral Elementary School.  Chaparral has a strong reputation for high student achievement, which is all made possible by the dedicated, experienced staff and continuous parent involvement.  My goal is to provide a safe and healthy learning environment in which every student is given the opportunity to learn and succeed.  This year we will continue to implement a rigorous curriculum, as the Chaparral community has come to expect, to ensure students develop skills for the 21st century.  The Chaparral staff has an excellent reputation for meeting the needs of all students and I look forward to working with all of you to see this continue this year.    




Melissa Schaefer

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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
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