Friday, July 21, 2017

Important Back to School Dates


I hope that everyone has had a fantastic summer break! Chadron Middle School is gearing up for another excellent school year and we are excited to see all of our students again. Below are some important back-to-school dates to keep in mind as August approaches. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Dressel at nichlas.dressel@chadronschools.net or call the Middle School office at 432-0708.

August 7th-11th - Students can drop off school supplies in their lockers. Please take advantage of this opportunity because we will have an all-school assembly on the first day of school at 8:00 in the gym. Students will not be allowed in the building until after the assembly is over.

August 7th and 8th @ 6 PM - Karen Hasse with KBS Law Firm will present information about cyber safety in the CHS Auditorium. Ms. Hasse is an excellent presenter with a ton of experience and I highly recommend that all parents and students attend one of the two presentations.

August 9th @ 6 PM- 5th grade student/parent orientation in the CMS gym. We will cover everything that students and parents need to know about CMS including communication protocols, how to access school information online and the T.H.I.N.K. Cardinal Pride Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program.

August 10th - @ 6 PM - 6th-8th grade student/parent orientation in the CMS gym. We will review communication protocols, how to access school information online and the T.H.I.N.K. Cardinal Pride Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program.

August 16th - First Day of school. Parents should drop off students on the playground (Ann Street) on the west side of the building by 7:55. We will have an all-school assembly at 8 AM in the gym where we will welcome back students, review CMS expectations and introduce the T.H.I.N.K. Cardinal Pride Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program. Students will receive their schedules at the end of the assembly.

August 16th-18th - 1:30 dismissal

August 21st - Solar eclipse celebration. Lunch will be provided and students will gather on the CHS practice field to watch the eclipse.

August 22nd - First day the CMS After School Program. CMS ASP is from 3:25-5:30.

August 22nd @ 6-7 PM- CMS will host and Open House for students and parents. This is a great opportunity for students to show off their building and introduce parents to their teachers.

September 1st - 1:30 Dismissal

Friday, July 14, 2017

2017-18 CMS Recommended School Supply List for 5th-8th Grade

CHADRON MIDDLE SCHOOL
2017-18 Recommended School Supply List
5th/6th Grade Supply List
3 - Boxes of Kleenex
2 - Large Paper Grocery Bags (Book Cover)
1 - Roll of Duct Tape (Book Cover)
1 - Trapper Keeper
1 - Zippered Pencil Pocket
2 - 2” 3 Ring Binders (6th Only)
2 - Spiral Notebooks
3 - Packs of Loose-Leaf Paper (college rule)
2 - Packs of #2 Pencils
1 - Pack Erasers
2 - 2 Pocket Folders
1 - Assorted Color Pack Highlighters
2 - Black Dry Erase Markers
1 - Pack Red Pens (6th Only)
1 - Package of 3”x5” Index Cards (6th Only)



Physical Education Supplies (6th only):
White or Light Gray T-Shirt
Black Shorts
Tennis Shoes That Tie
Deodorant
Towel
7th/8th Supply List
3 - Boxes of Kleenex
2 - Large Paper Grocery Bags (Book Cover)
1 - Roll Duct Tape (Book Cover)
1 - Trapper Keeper
1 - Zippered Pencil Pocket
4 - 2” 3 Ring Binders
3 - Packs of Loose-Leaf Paper (college rule)
4 - Packs Binder Divider Pages
2 - Packs of #2 Pencils
1 - Pack Erasers
4 - Two Pocket Folders
1 - Assorted Color Pack Highlighters
1 - Pack Black and Red Pens
Inch/Centimeter Ruler w/ 3 ring binder holes
Protractor



Physical Education Supplies:
White or Light Gray T-Shirt
Black Shorts
Tennis Shoes That Tie
Deodorant
Towel

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cardinal Summer Drama Program Information and Registration

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Cardinal Summer Drama Program
Calling all singers, dancers, and actors in grades 2-8. Join us for our first summer drama program! We will performing the wonderful musical Annie Jr.
Audition Dates: June 27th-28th                       
Camp Dates: July 10th-21st
Show Date: July 22nd
Camp Times: 8:00-12:00                                          Cost: $15 per student

Performers of all levels are encouraged to take part. There will be acting, dancing, set building, costuming, and stage makeup. The camp will end with show production on July 22nd.

Auditions:
When: June 27 & 28 - 10:00-11:30/3:30-5:00    
Where: High School Auditorium
Who needs to audition?

The camp is open to all students and no audition is required.  However, anyone interested in a leading role must try out. Please, prepare a 90 second section of any song to sing for Mrs. Mahr.  You can bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. You can also sing with your own backup music or sing acapella. If you are going to be out of town on these dates and want to audition email Mrs. Mahr at:  wendy.mahr@chadronschools.net to set up an alternative audition time.



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Audition Workshop
Auditions, how do I do that? No worries, come to an audition workshop and Mrs. Mahr will help you to prepare an audition. The audition workshops are open to everyone and are free. If you are interested in playing a main character you should try to attend a workshop. Sessions will be held in the high school auditorium.  There will be two dates that you can choose from:
May 31st- 1:00-2:00, June 19th- 9:00-10:00  
Contact Mrs. Mahr if you have any further questions:
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Name:______________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Phone number or parent or guardian:____________________________

Checks: Please make checks out to Cardinal Summer Drama Program and turn them into the office at your child’s school.
All sessions and rehearsals will be held in the high school in the auditorium.






Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cards Care Day of Service

On May 22nd, Chadron Middle School students, faculty, staff, parent volunteers and community partners engaged in a day of service learning activities around the community.  The day was a huge success and a fantastic way to end the school year! Thank you to our community partners at Chadron State College, NRD, Keep Chadron Beautiful, Dawes County Fair Board, Prairie Pines, Crestview and Keep Chadron Beautiful for working with our students on the service projects.


Thursday, May 18, 2017

5th Grade Parent Meeting - Slideshow

On May 11th, CMS hosted a parent meeting for incoming 5th grade students.  Thank you to everyone who was able attend.  I hope that the information was helpful.  Below is a link the slideshow that I used during the presentation.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Dressel at 432-0708.

5th Grade Parent Meeting Slideshow


Monday, May 15, 2017

May 22nd - Cards Care Day of Service Student/Staff Rosters

Parents,

Below are the activities and rosters for the Cards Care Day of Service.  Parents are welcomed to join us on that day (The more the merrier)!  Students who are working at Railroad Park, CSC the Fair Grounds and with Mr. Calkins should should wear old clothes as the students will be painting, cleaning and planting.

Rosters may be adjusted in the Morning of May 22nd, depending on attendance on that day.  If your students(s) will be gone that day, please be sure to call the office that morning.

Thank you!

Schedule
8:00-8:10: Attendance in 3rd Block Classrooms
8:10-8:50: Break into groups and breakfast
9:00-11:00: Service Activities
11:00-11:!5: Service Day Evaluation and Dismissal
11:15 - 1:00 - Community Picnic Behind CHS on Practice Field


T.H.I.N.K. Tank Video Production for T.H.I.N.K. Cardinal Pride (9 Students)
Sponsors: Dressel, Traphagan and K. Smith
Johnnie Reed
Aubrey Milburn
Ayden Branson
Xander Provence
Tyler Skaggs  
Natalie Carattini
Tony Sanchez
Dalton Stewart
Claire Fox


Chadron Primary School Field Day
Sponsors: Cattnach, Connell, and Davis
Braydon Cockrell
Nate Clark
Brook Herman
Katie O’Donnell
Hunter Townsend
Annamae Gardener
Olivia Reed
Jackson Smith
Jadyn Cady
Keegan Charles
Kyanna Fisher
Morgan Rutledge
Zach Burk
Aiden Vaughn
Cassie Neshiem
Kaelee Long
Dallas Kelso
Kelton Burbach


Make placemats for nursing home & Father’s Day Cards and clean up playground, flowerbed  (5th Grade)
Sponsors: Bird, Hanson, Calkins (Bold students will work on flowerbed w/ Calkins), Merkel, Peterson, Hinman, Arner, Mrs. Wollesen
Ryan Adonis Kyndall Carnahan Rowen Griese
Regan Anderson Hudson Cross Trey Hendrickson
Abigail Baumgarten Collin Dailey CeCe Hill
Broc Berry Conner Diers Ethan Johns
Kristallin Biernacki Darion Dye Demaris Kelso
Kobe Bissonette Cooper Erickson Amanda Kittell
Kenli Boeselager Cami Ewald Brooklyn Kugler
Jasmine Brown Demi Ferguson Gunnar Lans
Chase Brunsch John Fisher Alivia Long
Taya Butler Madison Graves Mason Marcy


Jaleigh McCartney Blake Rhembrant Alyssa Stephens
Emily McCoy Meradith Rhembrant Chayse Swinney
Holliann McMann Kinley Richardson Austin Taylor
Haileigh Morphew Lucy Rischling Ruby Tewahade
Ashlyn Morrison Alex Hardy Phillip Valencia
Matthew Peters Maci Rutledge Lotia Watak
Josslyn Pourier Taverra Sayaloune Treyvon Weyer
Kenzie Pourier Morgan Schommer Gage Wild
Grace Pyle Ariel Shouldis Haylee Wild
Lauren Rasmussen Chloe Soester Tiffany Womack
Joe Waters Cody Kahl                   Gabe Blanford (6th)


BUS - Music at Crestview and Prairie Pines (7th-8th Choir/Band Students)
Sponsors: Rischling, Mahr (Groups will start at Prairie Pines and then go to Crestview) Band Jr. Cardinal Singers
7th/8th Band (39) Josh Fernu (16)
Dylan Cullan
Ella O’Brien
Alexis Conboy
Kennady Stack
Cody Hall
Trace White
Gaurav Chima
Cassie Nesheim
Jackson Smith
Kaylee Hughes
Maralee Rischling
Lanie Tiensvold
Jacie Coupens
Raeleigh Bridges
Jackson Behrends


Picnic - Set up, cook and serve (Student Council)
Sponsors: A. Smith and Wollesen
President - Gracie Jones Secretary - Hallie Chipperfield
Vice - Brendilou Armstrong Treasurer - Drew Milburn


5th Reps:
McKoy Wollesen
Kaylee Sprock


6th:
Parker Fisher
Kolby Denke
Thomas Kaus


7th:
Michael Valencia
Luke Kahl
Scarlett Cook


8th:
Emily Beye


Can/Box Top Drive and Scrape Track Shed- donate what was collected at end of day (6th Grade)
Sponsors: Hoffman, Fernandez, Carattini, Burch, Jaeger, Marti, Collins, Dressel


Jaegar Fernandez Hoffman
Aspen Graves Wesley Jacobs Laney Klemke
Lucas Camerlinck Alexis Green Jacob Fintel
Jordan Warrior Kyra Kubo Jocelyn Murray
Glen Hinman Kailee Webster Maslynn Yardley
Kaylie Phillips Noah Brown Austin Bruhn                      
Madison Adonis Stone Robinson Forrest Parks
Marlee Pinnt Mayzie Murdock Duane Trent
Jacee Bates Abby Calkins Jason Jensen
Ember Diers Jerymyah Davies Zander Rust


Burch/Marti Carattini                                   
Dewey McMann Tristen Two Dogs                        
Naomie Elliott Josie West
Kourtney Hawk Emma Peters
Josie Downing Blake Hinman
Mayzie Murdock          Chris Rolfsmeier
Zailey La Blanc Gavin Sloan
Chase Olson Adrianne Kennedy
Luke Smith Quinten Hallstead
Emma Witte
Joby Collins/Dressel
Seth Gaswick
Aidan Dressel                  
Hailey Lien
Braden Underwood
Jazzy Munyiri
Bradd Collins
Blaine Tewahade
Share BUS - Railroad Park Work - Keep Chadron Beautiful (12, 6th/7th/8th Grade Students)
Sponsors: Kaus and Waugh
Rhett Cullers
Demiel Kelso
Trey Williamson
Gavin Huss
Zoe Bagneschi
Lina Adams
Jordan Bissonette
Aiden Garza
Michael Priestley
Tatum Bailey
Poseidon Sanchez
Tallon Craig
Vince Eleuterio
Krys Biernacki
Ryan Vahrenkamp


Share BUS - Dawes County Fairgrounds (12, 6th/7th/8th Grade Students)
Sponsors: Dubs and Hastings
Hailey Raymer
Henry Kennell
Alisyn Swinney
Caden Galbraith
Kaylee Hughes
Jasmyne Olson
Dayton Richardson
Ayla Kephart
Aliyah Mills
Joel Vahrenkamp
Jesse Stolley
Emma Cogdill
Tata Lakabung
Teagan Tidyman
McKenzie Robinson


Plant trees/shrubs for NRD at CSC (Sheri Daniels/Lucinda Mays) (10, 7th/8th Grade Students)
Sponsors: McCartney and Spencer
Dawson Dunbar
Leena LaPorte
Brianna Larsen
Richard Smoke
Collin Brennan
Johonna Black Eyes
Shawn Schremmer
Raeleigh Bridges
Leah Weber
Lanie Tiensvold
Ella O’Brien
Hannah Weggeser