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Sarah Chaja Clardy, principal
Principal Sarah Chaja-Clardy

Dear Cherokee Heights 6th Grade Families,

It is an honor and pleasure to serve as Cherokee Heights Middle School principal. Cherokee Heights mission is to serve the needs of all students academically, emotionally and socially. We are excited to have you join the Cougar family and look forward to meeting you in the coming months. In the meantime please don't hesitate to contact us at 608-204-1240 or via

Sarah Chaja-Clardy, Principal 

Cherokee Staff Visit Elementary Feeder Schools for Q&A and Course Selection with 5th Grade Students

Incoming 6th Grade Course Selection Presentation

Leopold Elementary School
Thursday, February 14, 2019
9:15 - 11:15am

Lincoln Elementary School
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
2:30 - 3:30pm

Thoreau Elementary School
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
9:00 - 11:00am

Please visit the following links Family Letter for Course Selection and Cherokee Heights 6th Grade Course Selection Form for course selection information. If you are a student currently in Dual Language Immersion (DLI) and would like to continue DLI in Middle School, please make sure to fill out the Transition Application at DLI related questions can be directed to Melissa Vasquez at (608) 663-1970 or Course selection questions can be directed to Heather McIntosh, Cherokee Height's Instructional Coach at 204.1275 or

Elementary Feeder Schools Visit to Cherokee Heights 

May 7, 2019 Leopold Tour

2 buses
Departure from Leopold at 8:45 to Cherokee by 9:00
Departure from Cherokee at 10:15 to Leopold by 10:30

Lincoln Tour - TBD

Thoreau Tour- TBD

Our Student Services Staff Is Here To Assist You

Nehemirah Barrett - School Counselor - 204-1269 or
Rachel Maziarka - School Psychologist - 204-1313 or
Aubrie Thompson - School Nurse - 204-1263 or
Danyelle Wright - Assistant Principal - 204-1250 or
Abby Juzwik - School Social Worker - 204-1276 or


Cherokee Heights PTO Meeting
Topic - Incoming 6th Grade Welcome
Date TBD
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Building Tours
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - General Q & A with Cherokee Heights Administration, Faculty and Staff
Cherokee Heights LMC
Cherokee Heights PTO