CMS Weekly eNews

Sunday, December 12, 2021 Term #2

Every Student... Every Day...

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Principals' Update...

Principals' Weekly Message

CMS Families...

This week we have a jam-packed week of learning sandwiched around a couple of big activities: Winter Concerts and Scholastic Book Fair. Both of these events will be open to parents and caregivers. If you do decide to attend these events, please know masks are required. See below for more information. I am certain that we will have a great week of learning.

Wishing everyone a great week.

Yours in education,

Dean W. Packard - Principal

Mr. Rogalski - Assistant Principal

Phone: 5082481423 Ext. 1102



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Weekly Calendar:

Monday, December 13th:

- Business as usual

Tuesday, December 14th:

- Book Fair for Students

Wednesday, December 15th:

- Book Fair for Students

- Book Fair Parents / Caregivers 3:30-6:00 p.m. (in our library - masks required)

- Winter Concerts 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (Information will be emailed to parents by our teachers - masks are required)

Thursday, December 16th:

- Business as usual

Friday, December 17th:

- Boys & Girls Basketball Away x Hudson: Boys play at 4 p.m. followed by the girls at 5 p.m.

What's Happening at CMS

Next After School Class Offerings

We are very excited to offer our next set of after school classes starting on January 11, 2022. Please click on the link below to access the selections. Registration is now open.

After School Selections Starting January 11, 2021

Winter Concerts

On Wednesday, December 15th, we will be hosting out Winter Concerts. Our music teachers will be contacting parents directly regarding how we will make this happen in a safe manner. Unfortuanately, we are limited to how many family members can attend. If you attend this event, please know that masks are required. Additionally, we will stream this event live on our Twitter Feed: @CMSPrincipal1

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Miss Fontaine or Mr. Bartlett at or

A live link will be placed here on Wendesday if you wish to view from home.

Scholastic Book Fair: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 3:30-6:00 p.m.

We have decided to open up our Scholastic Book Fair for parents and caregivers. Feel free to come and browse the possible selections as you look to add to the gift of reading. Please know that masks are required to attend this event. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Briere at

Test & Stay Consent Link

Please use the link below to consent for us to use our Test & Stay procedure. This is used when a student is a close contact within our school setting and enables students to stay in school with a negative test. Consent must be completed before we can test any student.

Test & Stay Link

Interested In Substituting

At our last school committee meeting, the substitute teaching rate was increased. Please see the chart below to reflect the new rates:

Daily sub with Associates or 2 years of college: $125

Daily sub with BA/BS/Masters $135

Daily sub with Teacher Licensure $145

If you are interested in working in our building or district, please contact Principal Packard at

Winter Sports

Our winter sports season will officially start this week! Best of luck to our boys and girls as they begin their winter seasons.

Parent / Caregiver Resource Tab

Click here to access ongoing resources from the school and district...

Wishing Everyone A Great Week...