Colt Corner

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence

May 12, 2017

Dear Colt Parents,


Every week I include pictures in the newsletter to give you a peak inside the great things happening at CMS. I know as a parent myself, my kids are slow to give me information about their day even with my constant prodding at the dinner table. For me, I love being able to get visuals and blurbs about the amazing things happening at our great GCISD schools. I hope you enjoy them weekly as I do sending and receiving them. This week we had state testing, which was a success on our campus, but as you will notice in the pictures, we are so much more then testing at CMS. This week you will see pictures of students engaged in great lessons, competing in extra curricular activities, field trips and so much more. Pictures do say 1000 words, and our Twitter account @cmscolts and website are just another great way to get a glimpse into the great things happening daily at CMS. I hope you enjoy your weekend as we enter into our last full five day school week for the 16-17 school year!


BEST,

David Arencibia, Ed.D.

CMS Principal


Facebook: Colleyville Middle School

Twitter: @CmsColts

#cmscolts - #cmscelebrates

CMS Jazz Choir

We are proud of our CMS Jazz Choir for winning Overall Outstanding Middle School Choir at the Director's Choice Music Festival! To hear some of their great sounds click on the link below!

GCISD Summer Reading Assignment

Summer Boredom Busters 2017

Summer Boredom Busters 2017: Our district instructional coaches have compiled a calendar of Summer Activities for Students. Click here to view the full list.
Summer Enrichment 2017

Telescoping

Want to learn more about options for students to accelerate in math in GCISD? Watch this informative video! https://youtu.be/tV6IcBs_OlM

Math Telescoping Exams – June 28, 2017

Testing opportunities for telescoping in math for the 2017-2018 school year are available this summer for GCISD students who are completing grades K through 7.

The Math Telescoping Information Packet is available on the district website under the For Parents and Students Directory by selecting the link for Acceleration Exams, Math Telescoping, Grades K-7.

Parents will find information about the requirements to qualify for Math Telescoping and instructions about the TWO STEP Online Registration Process. There will be links to print the Information Packet, begin the TWO STEP Online Registration Process to register for the summer exams, view the TEKS on the TEA website, and download Study Guides for the exams purchased from UT-Austin. The online registration form will go live on May 11th for the June 28th test administration.

Important dates are listed below:

Summer Exam Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:00 am

Colleyville Middle School (location change)

Online Registration Opens: May 11, 2017

Online Registration Closes: May 25, 2017

The online registration form will become unavailable on: May 26, 2017

Exam Fee Payment Deadline: May 31, 2017

Counselors Corner

Week of May 15 - 19

6th and 7th graders received a second course verification sheet. Students have one last time to make the change. Please read instructions on the back of the letter.


You do not have to return the form if no changes are necessary. Please remember that this is not a schedule but a listing of the courses. If you need to make a change, please return by Thursday, May 25th to the counseling department.

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Nurse Martin's Tip Newsletter

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CMS TWEETS from the WEEK

Follow us at @CmsColts #cmscelebrates

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Upcoming Week Events

Monday - May 15

Band - Spring Concert - CHHS 6:00 pm -9:00 pm


Tuesday - May 16

Cheer Camp Meeting - CMS Cafeteria - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Wednesday - May 17

Theater - Spring Play Rehearsal - 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm


Thursday - May 18 - Soccer

Boys B Team - CMS vs HMS at HMS 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Girls B Team - CMS vs HMS at CMS 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Theater - Spring Play - CMS Cafeteria - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Friday, May 19

Choir - Dessert Theater Concert - CHHS - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Future Events

Wednesday, May 24 - 8:30 am - 8th Grade Awards Ceremony & Main Event Field Trip

NJHS Induction Ceremony - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - CMS North Gym


Thursday, May 25 - 8:30 am - 7th Grade Awards Ceremony - CMS North Gym

10:30 am - 6th Grade Awards - CMS North Gym

Yearbook Pep Rally - CMS North Gym


Friday, May 26 - School Holiday


Monday, May 29 - School Holiday


Wednesday, May 31 - Early Release - 12:10


Thursday, June 1 - Last day of school - Early Release - 12:10

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