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

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).

DeMonie Adams Inspires Students to Score in Life

DeMoine Adams, former Husker defensive end and current motivational speaker, spoke to 7th and 8th grade students on Tuesday, November 19th about how to score in life.  Adams outlined five things that everyone needs to do score in life.

What's Happening at CMS

11/19: DeMonie Adams, former Husker defensive end and current motivational speaker, will talk to 7th and 8th grade students about setting goals to achieve success in the future.

11/18-12/04: Caring for Sharing Food Drive at CMS.  Students are welcomed to bring in non-perishable food items to school.

11/21: Girls Basketball 7th grade @ Scottsbluff and 8th grade @ home.  Both games start at 4 p.m.

8th Grade Students Accepted for Anthology Publication

Seventeen 8th grade students in Mrs. Waugh's 8th grade English class have been accepted to have their work published in an anthology by  Congratulation to: Coy B., Mia B., Zach C., Jeff, C. Kat D., Jared, F., Ozzy F., Teresa G., Hunter H., Hannah K., MiaKayla K., Cody, M., Joe M., Mumbi M., Brayden R., Brooklyn S., and Jodi W.

Gordon-Rushville and Valentine Invite Results

Gordon Rushville Middle School Wrestling Invitational Nov. 7ResultsIsaac Watak  1stLuke Tiensvold 3rdColton Olsen 4thJacob Lemmon 2ndShawn Garvin 1stBlaze Simones 3rdCoy Bila 1stClark Reisen 4thLogan Tiensvold 2nd
Lance Cattin 1st
Valentine Middle School Wrestling Invitational Nov. 9ResultsIsaac Watak  1stLuke Tiensvold 4thColton Olsen 3rdJacob Lemmon 2ndShawn Garvin 1stBlaze Simones 3rdCoy Bila 2ndClark Reisen 2ndLogan Tiensvold 2nd Lance Cattin 1st

Chadron Public Schools Video

Chadron Public Schools AdvancED Video
Above is a link to the Chadron Public Schools video that was put together as an introduction to our district for the AdvancED External Review team that will be visiting our schools from November 11th - November 13th.  Enjoy!

What's Happening at CMS

Below is a list of events at CMS for the weeks of November 4th - November 16th.

11/7 - 7th grade field trip to Water Treatment Plant (during science class periods)

11/7 - Wrestling @ Gordon Invite - 1:00 PM Start

11/8 - 1:30 Dismissal

11/9 - Wrestling @ Valentine - 10:00 AM CTZ Start

11/10-11/13 - AdvancED External Review Team in district

11/11 - Veterans' Day Program - 10:15 AM in the HS Auditorium

Wrestling and Girls' Basketball Schedule

       7th Grade Girls  BasketballNov.  14 Alliance              Away   4:00  pm      Nov.  21 Scottsbluff          Away   4:00  pm  Nov. 23 Chadron Trny  Home  9:00 amNov. 25 Gordon/Rush.  Home  4:30  pm Dec. 03 Hot Springs     Home  4:30  pmDec. 10 Gering            Home  4:00 pmDec. 12 Alliance @HS  Home  4:00 pm
Coach: Libby Uhing 

Middle School Lunch Survey (FOR CMS STUDENTS ONLY)


Creative Dining, the company that we contract for our school food services, put together a survey that they would like Chadron Middle School students to take.  This is your opportunity to provide constructive feed back to Creative Dining.  It is important that you take this survey seriously so that they listen to what you have to say.

What's Happening at CMS

10/21 - 10/24: Wrap up NWEA MAPS Testing - Make ups completed by end of the day on Thursday.
10/22:  CMS After-School Program field trip to pumpkin patch in Hay Springs.
10/24:  CMS Wrestling Meeting after school in Mr. Wollesen's room ***CHANGE IN DATE
10/22:  Dream Team Meeting at 5:30 at Central Office
10/25:  NO SCHOOL
10/26:  8th grade football @ Mitchell (Last game of the year)