Monday, March 5, 2012

March Good News From CMS Newsletter


March 5th, 2012
Good News From CMS

Dear Parents/Guardians:

End of 3rd Quarter
The end of the 3rd quarter is on March 7th.  All student work must be turned in at the end of the school day to receive credit.  We will also have our end of 3rd quarter awards assembly at 3:00 p.m. in the MS gym on March 7th.  Students will be dismissed from class at 2:55 p.m. and we will hand out perfect attendance awards and Cardinal Effort Awards.  Students will be dismissed from the gym at the end of the assembly. 
 
Lock Down Drill
Chadron Middle School will run a lock down drill on March 13th at 9:30 a.m.  Please do not pick up students during this time as no one will be allowed to leave and enter the building.

Read Across America Day/Dr. Seuss B-Day
On March 2nd, students from Miss Dobry’s and Mrs. Waugh’s 2nd period reading classes read Dr. Seuss classics to children at the Child Development Center, Chadron Primary School, and 4th graders at Chadron Intermediate School.  This was a great opportunity for our middle school students to be positive role models to the younger kids in the community and it was a lot of fun.  Check out pictures at Mr. Dressel’s blog page: http://mrdressel.blogspot.com.

National History Day State Qualifiers:
On February 24th, thirteen 7th and 8th grade CMS students had their NHD projects qualify for the State competition, which will be held in Lincoln, NE on April 21st.  Pictures of some of the projects and links to the websites that qualified for State are posted on Mr. Dressel’s blog page: http://mrdressel.blogspot.com.

Get Texts from the Principal
Remind 101 is free online software that allows Mr. Dressel to send school related information to parents via text message.  If you are interested in receiving text messages from the principal, please text the message @cmsprinc to (925) 304-6118.

NeSA Testing:
Chadron Middle School students will begin NeSA testing on March 26th.  It is very important that all of our students are in school during the testing window to ensure that we don’t have to pull them from their regular classes to make up the tests that they missed.  Thank you for your support.

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