China Middle School- Week of January 2
School News and Happenings
Hey 8th grade parents!
Please help sell concession at the basketball games to benefit the 8th grade class. We will start with a few of the home games -- if there are enough volunteers Ms. Pelletier will add in more games!
We are also in need of more donations... Ms. Pelletier will update the list. Feel free to drop off in the CMS office!
• Cases of Sodas/Water/Gatorade
• Hot dogs & buns, onions
• Nacho cheese and tortilla chips
• Hot Cocoa Packets
• Microwave popcorn
Please let Ms. Pelletier know if you have any questions! Also a reminder to reach out if you contacted any businesses/secured any donations for the March Madness Calendar!
Erskine Academy Student Tour
The 8th grade students are scheduled to have a tour/presentation at Erskine Academy on January 26. They will be leaving CMS at 9:20 and returning at 11:50. They will be provided a free lunch at Erskine. Permission forms will be given out after the holiday break.
Erskine's Open House for families is Wednesday, February 28th. The snow date is Thursday, February 29th.
Winslow High School Tours and Info Night
I wanted to reach out to give you a heads up Winslow High School is planning our Class of 2028 Family Information Night and tours on February 7 (snow date Feb. 12). We will have a spaghetti meal at 5:30 and the informational meeting at 6:10. I will be getting additional information to you soon but I wanted you all to have the date and time to share with your families now.
~ Leeann Marin
We are now taking orders for yearbooks. It can be done with cash or a check payable to China Middle School in the amount of 12 dollars. See Ms. Armour for order forms. Or if you prefer, yearbooks can be purchased online. Go to https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07634466
Attention 8th grade parents/guardians: If you are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook for your child please go to
This link will be available until 2/09/24 or until space sells out.
Ms. Armour is gathering baby photos of our 8th graders. Please email photos to email@example.com.
8th Grade Heritage Tour
The American Heritage Tour is a week-long trip for 8th Graders offered through the Alfond Youth Community Center. Students and Chaperones explore historical sites throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Virginia, and Boston. This trip is not affiliated China Middle School or RSU 18. Please contact the Alfond Youth Center with any inquiries about this trip.
Please use THIS link for more information from the Alfond Youth & Community Center regarding the April 2024 trip.
Sports Schedule This Week
BJV 2:45 to 4pm
GV 4 to 5pm
GJV 5 to 6pm
BV 6 to 7pm
🏀 China @ St. Miles BJV/BV 4pm
🏀 St. mikes @ China GJV/GV 4pm
GJV 2:45 to 4pm
BV 4 to 5pm
GV 5 to 6pm
BJV 6 to 7pm
🏀 Temple @ China BV/BJV 4pm
🏀 China @ Temple GJV 4pm
B.S. Sport Management
School Breakfast/ Lunch Menu and Program
China Schools PTO
Welcome back from the China Schools PTO! 2024 is sure to be fun with events like the Glow Dance and a Read-a-thon, and other cool fundraisers and activities, too. Make sure to keep checking in for opportunities to join in! All of our events are made possible by awesome volunteers! Thank you!!
Next meeting: Thursday January 4th at 6pm on Google Meet
If you haven’t already, join our Facebook group to stay in the know: https://facebook.com/groups/chinaschoolspto/
And we are always here at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Upcoming School Dates & Events
01/04 - China Schools PTO mtg, 6:00pm
01/15 - Martin Luther King Jr Day - No School
01/17 - School Board Meeting, 6:00pm
01/19 - Qtr 2/Sem 1 Ends
01/22 - Teacher Workshop Day
01/24 - Eligibility Check
01/26 - 8th grade visit @ Erskine, 9:20 - 11:50
01/30 - Recognition Assembly for Qtr 2
02/01 - China Schools PTO mtg, 6:00
02/02 - 02/03 - KV Music Festival
No news at this time. Check back next week.
Serving students grades 5 – 8 in the town of China, Maine.
China Middle School is located near scenic China Lake in Central Maine. The school serves the children, families, and residents in the town of China. Our middle school has students in grades 5 – 8. We are part of RSU 18, which encompasses the towns of Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney, China and Rome.
Location: 773 Lakeview Drive, China, ME 04358
Phone: (207) 445-1500