Chadron Middle School

551 East 6th Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
(308) 432-0708
(308) 432-0720

Daily School Schedule

Regular Dismissal

8:00AM - 3:18PM

1:30 Dismissal

8:00AM - 1:30PM

Hoops for Heart

Last Thursday, January 30, students met in the library for an informational meeting to discuss Hoops for Heart. The event is very similar to Jump Rope for Heart only this time we focus on..... Basketball! 

Girls on the Run is So Much FUN!

(Submitted by Mrs. Rischling)

Washington DC Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling Fundraiser

The Washington DC kids group is still collecting small ink jet cartridges for recycling. You may drop these off at Bank of the West, Pump & Pantry or with Kristol Cummings.

2014 CMS National Geographic Bee

Congratulations to Zach C. and Kaylie E. for finishing in the top two of the school round of the National Geographic Bee.  Zach was the overall school champion and won the opportunity to take the written test that could qualify him for the state round.  Thank you to all of the students that competed in the CMS National Geographic Geography Bee.

CMS History Bee Winners

Congratulations to Claire M., Sam R., Nick W., and Jacob L. for finishing in the top four during the CMS History Bee that was held on Tuesday, January 14th.  Claire won the event by being the first to correctly answer five questions.  By finishing in the top four, these students qualified for the opportunity to take an online History Bee test, which will determine qualification for the regional competition.

Request for Parents Empoyed by Federal Agencies

From Mr. Mack's (CHS Principal) blog

Request For Parents Employed By Federal Agencies

We recently mailed a survey home to parents who may be employed by any Federal agency or on Federal Property.  Chadron Public Schools is currently applying for Impact Aid 8003 which helps finance education for our district.

2nd Semester 8th Grade Project Due Dates

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Below is a link to a letter that was written to the parents of 8th grade students.  The letter outlines the due dates for major projects that will be assigned during the second semester.  This letter was also attached to the students' report card that was sent home on Friday, December 20th.  If you have any questions, please contact your student's teacher.

Thank you,

2nd Semester 8th Grade Project Due Dates

What's Happening at CMS

Happy New Year!  Below is a list of events that will take place over the next two weeks at CMS.

CMS 2nd Quarter Awards

Friday, December 20th was the last day of the first semester at Chadron Public Schools.  Like usual, we handed out Perfect Attendance and Cardinal Effort Awards at our end of the quarter assembly.  Below are the photos of the students who earned these awards.  Congratulations to these students and thank you to all of our students for an outstanding first semester!

CMS 2013 Winter Concert Video Clips

On December 19th, students who participate in band and choir performed their winter concert to a packed house of supportive family and friends.  The students, who were directed by Mr. Rischling and Mrs. Dickerson, did an outstanding job!  Congratulations to all of the students that performed!

Board of Education Gives Go-ahead to New Playground at CMS

At the last Board of Education meeting, the school board granted permission for Chadron Middle School to move forward with its plan to move the playground from its current location on the east side of the building to the west side of the building.  The decision to move the playground was born out of the conversations that took place in a series of meetings that Dr. Winchester, Superintendent of Chadron Public Schools, dubbed "The Dream Team".

Blomstedt Named New Nebraska Commissioner of Education

The Nebraska State Board of Education today named Matthew Blomstedt of Central City the new Nebraska Commissioner of Education.
Blomstedt was selected from a field of four finalists. Blomstedt currently is executive director of the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council. He received a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Higher Education from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln; a Master of Community and Regional Planning from UN-L; and, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UN-L.

Caring for Sharing Food Drive Results

The results of the Caring for Sharing Food Drive class competition are in and it looks like the 8th grade pulled off the win by collecting 634 non-perishable food items.  The 6th grade was a close second with 605, followed by the 5th grade with 446 and the 7th grade with 283.  The grand total of non-perishable food items that were collected by Chadron Middle School students was 1968 cans!  Thank you to all of the students, parents, and partners who donated money and food to this great cause!

Schedule Change on January 17th

Please note that there has been a change on the district calendar.  We will have a full day of school on January 17th, 2014.  The 12:00 dismissal that was scheduled for the 17th will now be on January 24th. The change was made to accommodate the Chadron Invitational Wrestling Tournament, which will be held on January 24th & 25th.

Thank you.

What's Happening at CMS Dec. 2-Dec 20th


  • CMS Caring for Sharing Food Drive


  • CMS Caring for Sharing Food Drive
  • CMS Student Council Meeting - 7:30 a.m. in Mrs. Kaus' room
  • 7th and 8th grade Girl's Basketball v. Hot Springs: 4:00 @ CMS Gym


  • CMS Caring for Sharing Food Drive Ends


  • 5th graders attend play at Memorial Hall - 1:00


Caring for Sharing Food Drive

Chadron Middle School students are collecting non-perishable food items for our annual Caring for Sharing Food Drive.  The food drive will run from November 18th-December 4th.  Students should bring the food that they collect to school and turn it into the classroom that serves as their grade level's collection center (5th grade: Mrs. Merkel's room, 6th grade: Mr. Fernandez's room, 7th grade: Miss Dobry's room, and 8th grade: Mrs. Waugh's room).