Monday, December 17, 2012

December Good News From CMS


December 17th, 2012
Good News From CMS

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Congratulations to the 8th grade class on collecting the most non-perishable food items for the Caring for Sharing Food Drive!  The 8th graders collected 1416 items, 6th grade collected 1402 items, 5th grade collected 399 items and the 7th grade collected 150 items.  For winning the class competition, the 8th graders have elected to play the MS faculty in a basketball game on December 21st.  The game will start at 12:40 and we will play six, four-minute periods.  We will also hand out our end of the 2nd quarter awards at halftime.  The game promises to be a lot of fun and we hope that you will be able to join us.   Below is the bell schedule that we will use on December 21st.

December 21st Bell Schedule
08:00 – 08:42                          Period 1
08:45 – 09:18                          Period 2
09:21 – 09:54                          Period 3
09:57 – 10:30                          Period 4
10:33 – 11:06                          Period 7
11:09 – 11:42                          Period 5
11:06 – 11:42                          7th and 8th Grade Lunch
11:42 – 12:18                          5th and 6th Grade Lunch
11:45 – 12:18                          Period 6
12:21-12:30                             Attendance in 8th Period – Dismiss to Gym at 12:30
12:40-01:30                             Basketball Game


The following 8th grade students will have one or more of their poems published: Alison Gardner, Kaci Waugh, Michael Giesler, Spencer Margetts, Walter Mays, Cassie Sloan, and Kiana Wright. Congratulations to these students and there will be more opportunities for 8th graders to submit written pieces for publication next semester.

There is a 6th-12th grade vocal and instrumental concert on December 20th in the Chadron High School auditorium.  The band concert will begin at 6 PM and the choir concert will begin at 7:30.  We are looking forward to some great holiday music to get us into the Christmas spirit.

On December 11th, 8th grade students participated in the Chadron High School’s FBLA Monopoly game.  The purpose of the game was to teach students about the value of money and commerce.  The FBLA club did an excellent job organizing the event and it was a lot of fun.  Thank you to all of the local businesses that set up booths for the game and to FBLA for including the 8th graders.   





On December 18th, we will begin construction in room 103 in the middle school.  Room 103 is the old Industrial Technology room and it is being converted into a flexible space where students will be able to gather on cold mornings and during lunch when it is too cold to go outside.  The room will also be available for teachers to use during the school day.

Up Coming Events/Activities:
December 24th – January 2nd – Winter Break – No School
January 3rd  – School Resumes
January 7th – After School Program Resumes
January 18th - 12:00 PM Dismissal

Athletics:
December 18th – Boys’ Basketball Meeting - 3:30 in the MS Gym
January 3rd – Boys’ Basketball Practice Begins
January 12th – 7th and 8th BBB vs. Valentine - 11:00 AM MS Gym 

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