Coupeville Middle School

October 2017 Newsletter

Thank you

The 2017-2018 school year has gotten off to a terrific start. Students and teachers are really getting into the rhythm of the year. I want to personally thank the students, families, and staff here in Coupeville for making this start such a great experience. I am working hard getting to know everyone and learning my way around this new position.


This month you will see the beginning of our school wide positive behavior recognition system. For 7th and 8th graders you may remember that last year we recognized three students (one from each grade) each month that exhibit positive behaviors in school. We are going to continue that tradition and each month students that personify a certain positive character trait will be chosen. Check out the wall in the hall as you head to the Commons area to see each month’s trait. For October, we are looking for students who demonstrate compassion. Compassion is caring for others, showing kindness, and demonstrating selflessness. For more about compassion, please pay attention to our Words of Wisdom for the remainder of the month. It will cover all about what compassion is and how you can be compassionate in your day to day life.


We are also working on developing and implementing a behavior recognition system that will include a school store. I am excited to get it going! Stay tuned for updates!


As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns, don't hesitate to contact me.


Have a great October!

G. Kappes

Magazine Sale

Our turn in date for this very important fundraiser is Tuesday, October 10th. Please bring your orders with money to your first period teacher.

Upcoming Events

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Feeling Ill?

Just a reminder to all students that if you start feeling ill during the school day, please request to visit the middle school office. Ms. Yoder will help you contact home and get properly checked out.


Parents, if you receive a call or text from your child about feeling ill during the school day, please tell him/her to go to the office where we can help out until you arrive.


Thank you all for your help.

2017 Gym Riot

Teachers and students alike had a great time at the CMS Annual Gym Riot. The teachers do an amazing job organizing this annual tradition for the students. It sure looked like everyone had fun!
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7th Grade Language Arts

Students in Ms. McLean's Language Arts classes are reviewing mood and setting. In class today, they began creating maps to visually support them in class conversations about The Giver. Here is a photo of Jesse creating his map digitally.
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