CMS EAGLE EXPRESS
November 8, 2020 VOLUME 13 ISSUE 12
we are so proud of and thankful for our cms veterans!
CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
9: Hybrid students return to 4 days in-person a week
10: Wear red, white and blue in honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11
10: PTO Spirit Night @ Groucho's Deli ~ 4:00-9:00 pm
11: End of first nine weeks
12: D5 Virtual Magnet Fair ~ 5:30-7:00 pm
16: D5 School Board Meeting at DFHS ~ 7:00 pm
20: Report Cards go home
23: Make Up Picture Day for all students (cohort
25-27: Schools and offices closed ~ Thanksgiving Break
16: Interim for 2nd nine weeks
21-Jan 1: Schools and offices closed ~ Winter break
7th grade student council elections
car line fast-pass raffle now thru nov. 9!
UPCOMING PTO SPIRIT NIGHT AT GROUCHO'S! HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR CHAPIN MIDDLE!
Explore your options for high school by attending the D5 Virtual Magnet Fair! Event registration open now!
CMS Parents ~ Our Chapin Middle PTO would love your help!
We are excited about this school year and greatly value parent involvement in our school. We are looking for volunteers willing to make a positive impact in the lives of our young people. We are asking each family to “Give Us 5.” 5 hours during the school year. That’s it! Imagine the impact each family can have by giving 5 hours to CMS! Please fill out THIS FORM and return it to the CMS Front Office by November 15, 2020.
CONSIDER MAKING A PARENT DONATION & OR BEING A CORPORATE SPONSOR
Parent donations and corporate sponsorships are used to provide the following:
• 8th Grade Celebration
• Eagle Extravaganza
• Field Trip Financial Support
• Eagle Card Treat Day prizes
• Outdoor Picnic Tables with Umbrellas
• Shade for Recess Area
• Virtual Reality Kits
• Faculty Hospitality
NO DONATION IS TOO BIG OR SMALL!
If your child is absent from school, please make sure to provide written documentation to our Attendance Clerk, Mrs. Kinsey. The excuse note(s) needs to include a doctor's note or a parent note with the reason your child was absent and the date(s) that he or she missed from school.
An excuse note may be submitted in the following ways:
- Email to Mrs. Kinsey at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Email or fax directly from medical provider to 803-722-5521
- Complete the student excuse form located under the Resources tab on our website.
Please make sure that your student has notified his or her teacher by email if they are absent more than 2 days during the week so that they are aware of any missed assignments.
HAVE YOU PURCHASED YOUR 2020-2021 CMS YEARBOOK?
Don't let your CMS memories slip away... pre-order your 2020-2021 Yearbook today, the cost is $50. The yearbook pre-sale will end on January 4, 2021. It is important to pre-order your yearbook early to guarantee that you will receive one.
For your convenience we offer the following purchase options:
- log onto https://www.balfour.com/shop/yearbook?smi=134321
- log on to your student quick pay account and add a yearbook to your shopping cart and pay via credit card
- send in cash or check to the front office in an envelope with your student's First and Last Name and qty of books that you would like to order.
TECHNOLOGY / DISTANCE LEARNING INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY ISSUES? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW
This is for all CMS students, both FIVE and hybrid.
INSTRUCTIONAL TECH SUPPORT ~ MRS. LORI POWERS
issues with passwords, accessing Classrooms, Meets, online textbooks, how to use a software or program, Chromebook accessibility needs (text to speech features, magnifying glass, sticky keys, etc).
TECH SERVICES ASSISTANCE -- MR. MIKE HATCHELL / MRS. MARY ANN RIDGEWAY
A broken device, keyboard not working, not charging, no WIFI, charger issue
Both forms are also located in the Grade Level Google Classrooms right at the top.