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Worth the Wait

In December, CISD will begin teaching a unit on sexual health to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at Smith Middle School and Wheat Middle School. The CISD School Board has chosen the Scott & White Wellness and Sexual Health Program, previously known as Worth the Wait. It is a comprehensive two week abstinence based program that includes lessons based on the medical and legal facts regarding teen sexual activity.

Dr. Stephanie Morton and Dr. Naomi Harman will be our guest speakers on Thursday, November 29th at 6pm, at the Central Office Board Room to discuss the program with parents and answer any questions you may have. Copies of the program materials will be available at the meeting your perusal. This meeting is for parents/guardians ONLY. Please do not bring children.

We would like for each student to participate in this excellent curriculum; however, we respect your right as a parent to deny permission for your child to participate. Permission slips will be sent home with your student after the Thanksgiving Break. If you have additional questions, please contact your student's science teacher.

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CKH Connection - Greeting Others!

Before the beginning of every class, teachers shake the hands of students and provide them with a warm welcome and a smile as they begin the day. Even such small gestures can make an enormous impact; you wouldn't believe the number of students who respond positively to a physical connection. These steps also show mutual respect, making it less likely for negative behaviors to occur later.

This also teaches appropriate communication when greeting others in social situations. How can you help your student grow this social skills? When meeting someone new, encourage your student to extend a hand and introduce themselves!

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NJHS heads to College Station

NJHS members traveled to College Station on Friday, November 16th to tour the campus at Texas A&M University.

SMS Fine Arts Night - December 4th

Fine Arts Night is scheduled for December 4th! Come to see the talent that fills our school with performances from band, choir, theater arts, and art. Chick-Fil-A will have sandwich boxes for purchase for $5 and complimentary tea from Chicken Express. Grab your friends and family for a fun night out!

Ticket pre-sales begin Monday, November 26th in the front office. Tickets are $5 and students 10 & under are free. Pre-sale tickets (wristbands) will be delivered to students on the day of the event.

The Smithonian Spotlight

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Smith MS PTA Fundraiser is Off and Running!

We have 2-weeks to help our school raise money. On Friday, November 30th, all students that participated in the fundraiser and raised at least $30 will get to take part in the Color Battle. There will be a ton of music, color powder and of course FUN!!! We want to give a big THANK YOU to each of our Donors!!

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Smith PTA - Color Battle Fundraiser

Monday, Nov. 12th, 11am to Friday, Nov. 30th, 10am

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

Thanksgiving Break

Monday, Nov. 19th, 7:30am to Friday, Nov. 23rd, 3:45pm

Smith Middle School

Girls Basketball B Team Tourney

Saturday, Nov. 17th, 8am

517 Southwest Johnson Avenue

Burleson, TX

Fine Arts Night - December 4th

Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 6pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

Choir After School Rehearsal

Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 4pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

Boys Basketball Game

Thursday, Nov. 29th, 5pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

Girls Basketball Game

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 5pm

1025 West Loop 820 North

Fort Worth, TX

Worth the Wait Parent Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 29th, 6pm

505 North Ridgeway Drive

Cleburne, TX

The Color Battle

Friday, Nov. 30th, 3pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

All Region Band Clinic and Concert

Friday, Nov. 30th, 8am to Saturday, Dec. 1st, 4pm

2121 Bethel Road

Weatherford, TX

End of Progress Report Grading Period

Friday, Nov. 30th, 3:45pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

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