March 24th - 8th Graders work on high school schedules with Mrs. Hinrichs: All Day in English
March 25th - 5th/6th Graders take MAPS-Language Usage assessment
March 25th - 7th/8th Grade Science Night - 5:30-6:30 - CMS Library
March 26th - 7th/8th Graders take MAPS-Language Usage assessment
March 27th - MAPS-Language Usage Makeup
Submitted by Kristol Cummings
Members of the 7th Grade Quiz Bowl Team are: Back row, left to right: Paige Carratini, Maggie Hughes, Erin Kadlecheck, Katie Lewin, Madison Cogdill, Clark Riesen, Front row: Abigail Hyer, Claire Margetts, Mandelin Wollesen, Sydney Brown, Hailey Watson, Jay Milburn, Kaylie Elliott
The team competed in Chadron on March 19 and in Banner County March 21.
On March 19th, Chadron Middle School hosted it's 3rd annual Quiz Bowl competition. Schools that were in attendance included: Chadron, Sidney, Bridgeport, Hay Springs, Morrill, Gordon/Rushville, Gering, and Mitchell. Participating students engaged in three rounds of academic competition that tested their knowledge in math, history, geography, current events, science, fine arts, English, and sports.
It's testing season and at the middle school level that means standardized assessments in Reading, Math, English, and Science. Over the next 7-weeks, students at CMS will take the Measures of Academic Progress (MAPs) tests in Reading, Math, Language Usage, and Science as well as NeSA tests in Reading, Math, and Science. Please take a moment to review the testing schedule and note which days your student(s) will be testing.
Submitted by Washington D.C. Group
The Washington D.C. group is having a contest to design the t-shirt the group will get for the trip. If you are interested in designing a t-shirt for the Washington D.C. group, please turn in a design to the CMS office by April 21st. The group will then vote on their favorite design and have t-shirts made!
Students, staff, parents and friends are invited to join the fun as we begin the 4th Annual Morning Marathon Club! We will meet before school, Mondays through Fridays on the high school track to walk/jog/run supervised ¼ mile laps. Our first day will be March 17, 2014. We will NOT meet March 19, April 18 & 21, due to no school on those days. Mark your calendars for our finale with the Panhandle Run for Youth on May 17, 2014! Miles will be collected individually for every participant. The first day each student participates, s/he will receive a MMC wristband.
March 12th - End of 3rd Quarter
March 13th-16th - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
March 19th - NO SCHOOL - Teacher In-Service
March 18th - 3rd quarter report cards sent home with students
March 18th - Fundraising Meeting - 5:30 in CMS Library
March 19th - CMS Quiz Bowl at CMS - 8:00-3:00
March 21st - CMS Quiz Bowl @ Banner County
March 21st - CMS Lockdown Drill - 9:00 AM
On February 28th, over 80 students students from across the Panhandle submitted National History Day projects for judging at the regional NHD competition that was held at Chadron State College. Chadron Middle School had twenty-six students submit fifteen projects in the competition.
Nebraska Loves Public Schools is a team of filmmakers on a mission to showcase positive stories from Nebraska’s public schools. Nebraska Loves Public Schools is a campaign funded by the Sherwood Foundation. The group was guided to Chadron Public School after they asked the Nebraska Department of Education to recommend some schools that do a good job with individualized learning.
February 24th - March 7th - Penny Wars - Playground Fundraiser
February 224th - February 25th - Youth Volleyball sign ups at PAC from 5:30-7:00
February 25th - Student Health Screening
February 28th - 1:30 Dismissal
February 28th - National History Day @ CSC
February 28th - Last day to order yearbooks at discounted price ($20) goes up to $25 after March 1st
March 7th - 1:30 Dismissal
Please take a few minutes to fill out the Chadron Public Schools Technology Survey. The results of this survey will be used to envision future technology enhancements for our school district. Your name will be entered into a drawing for some great prizes after the survey is completed. However, you may choose to complete the survey anonymously.
Thank you for the many ways that you support Chadron Public Schools.
Congratulations to Teresa Gottwald for winning the Dawes County Spelling Bee, which took place at the Dawes County Courthouse on February 2nd, 2014. By winning the county bee, Teresa qualified for the Midwest Spelling Bee, which will be held in Omaha, Nebraska on March 15th.
Congratulations to all of the students that competed at the Dawes County Bee and we look forward to the fun, academic competition again next year.
Mr. Rodriguez's 6th grade health class has been studying body systems. Students were assigned a body system to research and asked to create a project that displayed their findings. Some of the information that students were required to include on the project was the name of the body system, the system's function, the parts of the system, and any additional information related to the body system. Below are few examples of the students' work.