Student Testimonials

This section of our website is dedicated to sharing the collective student “voice”. We feel that it’s extremely important to give each of our students an opportunity to let their voice be heard in a larger forum.

We recently sat down with at least one student from each grade level to ask them about their experiences at CEE. We feel that there is no better way to shine a light on our unique educational experience than to ask the students themselves. What you will find is a perfect blend of humor, passion, and authentic voice.

RYDER – Kindergarten

How many years have you been at CEE?

I went to preschool here.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

I like how she takes us to computer lab.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell him?

I will play with you and our playground is big enough for both of us.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

Getting to go outside and play.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I get to color and go to music class.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Fun.

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

I learned that 5 + 5 = 10

YALE – 1st Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

This is my second year at CEE.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

She is very nice. She helps me a lot when I need help.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell him?

It’s a great school and there are some great people here.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

When it was my birthday and I got to choose a friend to help me deliver donuts to everyone.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I really like PE. Coach Drew is a fun teacher.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Fun

LIYA – 2nd Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

I have been here since 1st grade.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

I like when she comes up with fun, educational games we get to play.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell her?

The teachers are really fun and we learn a lot. You will love it here.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

I really liked the teacher dunk tank. We got to raise money for a good cause.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I like going to Town Meeting because I get to be a part of the cheer group.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Amazing

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

No

CHAMP – 3rd Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

I have been coming to CEE for 4 years.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

She is funny and makes learning fun.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell him?

Our school has a really nice principal and the teachers are really nice also.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

When I first met my friend in Kindergarten. I like having somebody by my side and he is a great friend.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

In the first and second grade, we did some really cool field trips.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Awesome

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

This is a really special place.

ABIGAIL – 4th Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

I have been coming to CEE for 4 years.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

She is very nice and teaches so that we can understand things.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell her?

We have awesome book fairs and awesome teachers.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

It was the father/daughter dance. I loved dancing with my dad.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I really like all of the specials (Music, PE, and Art). I especially love music because I get to sing.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Extraordinary

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

Our town meetings are really neat. They are funny and have a lot of great announcements.

GABRIEL – 5th Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

I came to CEE in preschool, then I went to another school for Kindergarten and first grade. I’ve been back at CEE since second grade.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

She makes everything very fun and she is nice and caring with all of the students.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell him?

CEE is a great school. We have a great principal and great teachers. We also have a leadership teacher that teaches really cool things. You will love this place.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

When I had Mrs. Geottel as my teacher, we had a great classroom party. We got to hang out with friends and eat lots of junk food.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I really enjoy Music because it’s a fun part of my life and I can relax while doing it.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Terrific

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

We have after school clubs that are really fun. I do chess club and love it.

CASSANDRA – 6th Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

Seven years. I’ve been coming here since Kindergarten.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

She is really understanding. She has children of her own, so she knows what we need.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell her?

We have a great curriculum and a lot of fun activities for the whole school.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

When I learned how to check out library books from Mrs. O’Hanlon. This will be a skill that will help me in life.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

I like how are classroom sizes are not too big, but not too small.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Spectacular

ADAM – 7th Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

I came here as a sixth grader. I’ve been to three other schools before CEE.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

They are very encouraging about teaching us creativity and they really understand us as middle school students.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell him?

It’s a great school and they encourage you to learn instead of shoving it in front of your face. They take it step by step and the teachers are incredibly friendly.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

When my sixth grade teacher did an activity that allowed us to bond as classmates. It made me feel very welcome.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

There are before and after school programs. We have a cool fish tank. I’m excited to join drama club after seeing last year’s play. The teachers encourage you to express your creativity.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Moving

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

CEE is a really safe environment. We don’t have many bullies. Everyone is kind.

MEGAN – 8th Grade

How many years have you been at CEE?

This is my fourth year here.

Can you name one special quality about your teacher?

All of my teachers are very forgiving and understanding when a major event occurs and you aren’t able to complete something.

If your friend were to ask you why she should go to CEE, what would you tell her?

At CEE, we get more personalized attention and we are one big family. We all bond with our teachers and classmates.

What is your favorite memory at CEE?

The Disneyland trip we took last year. We got to do a lot of fun things and bond with classmates.

Aside from academics, what are some other components of your CEE experience?

The drama club is a favorite of mine. The music and art programs are very interactive.

If you had to describe this school using one word, what would it be?

Unique

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This section of our website is dedicated to sharing the collective student “voice”. We feel that it’s extremely important to give each of our students an opportunity to let their voice be heard in a larger forum.

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