CPMS 2018-2019 Welcome Back!

Colin Powell Middle School

School hours: 7:45am until 2:30pm


1st day of school: Monday, August 20th.


Students must wear uniforms on the 1st day of school.


Breakfast starts at 7:15am.


Students must be seated in class by 7:45am.

Late Registration

Late registration will be held:

Tuesday, August 7th, 4-7pm at CPMS

Thursday, August 9th, 4-7pm at CPMS

School Unifoms

Please see link below for school uniform requirements for CPMS:

  • White or maroon shirts with a collar
  • Tan/khaki pants
  • Cargo pants-pants with side pockets are NOT allowed
  • Male students must wear a belt and have their shirts tucked in.
  • Shoestrings must be the same color.
  • Earrings are NOT allowed for male students

School Supply Lists

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Remind

We use Remind to inform families about school wide and grade level events at CPMS.


To sign up:


6th grade: Phone number: 81010 Message: @cpms6


7th grade: Phone number: 81010 Message: @cpms7


8th grade: Phone number: 81010 Message: @cpms8

7th and 8th Grade Open House/Move-In Night

Tuesday, Aug. 14th, 5:30-7pm

Colin Powell Middle School, 20600 Matteson Avenue, Matteson, IL

Our annual Open House/Move-In Night is the perfect opportunity for students and parents to:


  • Get class schedule and tour the building
  • Fill lockers with supplies
  • Meet classroom teachers
  • Purchase a gym suit ($22 cash or money order only)

6th Grade Open House/Move-In Night

Wednesday, Aug. 15th, 5:30-7pm

Colin Powell Middle School, 20600 Matteson Avenue, Matteson, IL

Our annual Open House/Move-In Night is the perfect opportunity for students and parents to:


  • Get class schedule and tour the building
  • Fill locker with supplies
  • Practice the combination lock
  • Meet classroom teachers
  • Purchase a gym suit ($22 cash or money order only)

Monday, August 20th-First Day of School

  • The first day is a full day of school and lunch will be served.
  • School starts at 7:45am and students are dismissed at 2:35pm.
  • Students must wear uniforms

Tuesday, August 21st-Lifetouch ID Pictures for all students

CP Parent Information Meetings

Wednesday, August 22nd or Tuesday, August 28th (choose one date)

6-7:30pm

Please Enter Door #7


Topics to be covered:

  • School Expectations
  • Middle School Curriculum
  • Chromebook Usage
  • NWEA-MAP testing
  • PBIS program (behavior expectations)
  • Field Trips
  • Sports and Clubs offered
  • And much more!