CMS Weekly eNews

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Every Student... Every Day...

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CMS' Performing Arts Group Presents Matilda Jr.

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CMS Families...

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I know at CMS, our students took to the stage and had two masterful performances of Matilda Jr. The crowds loved them and the students owned the stage. It has been over two plus years since we have had the opportunity to engage in any drama productions. After seeing both shows all I can say is wow! Although English, math, science and social studies are important, so are the performing arts, sports and clubs. These types of activities help to shape well rounded individuals, and also help to enrich essential soft skills needed for continuous success. I might even add that it’s FUN, too! If you had a chance to join us - THANK YOU! If not, I’m sure moving forward we will be having plenty more productions. Thank you Miss Fontaine and crew for a job well done! Finally, a special thank you to all of the students who made the show a complete success.


On another note, we will be having our Math MCAS testing this week. Grades 5 & 6 will be on Monday and Tuesday. Followed by grades 7 & 8 on Wednesday and Thursday. If you are looking to help us out, please make sure your child goes to bed early and has a good breakfast in the morning. Our job is to remind them just to do their best. We have great students and it’s always a pleasure to watch them learn, grow and represent.


We are all looking forward to another great week at school.


Yours in education,


Dean W. Packard - Principal

Mr. Rogalski - Assistant Principal

Phone: 5082481423 Ext. 1102

Email: dpackard@dcrsd.org

Email: jrogalski@dcrsd.org



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What's Happening at CMS


8th Grade End Of Year Activities


Click the link below to access all of the 8th grade end of year activities:


8th Grade EOY Activities


Charlton Middle School Sports Schedules


Click the link below to access all CMS' sports schedules:


School Sports Schedules


Spring MCAS Testing Schedule


This week will be used for ELA MCAS make up sessions. Any student that missed a session will be able to make it up this week.


MCAS Testing Dates 2022


DESE's MCAS Information Page


Charlton PTO Spiritware Apparel Link


Please click on the link below to access all of the great items from our very active and supportive PTO:


Charlton PTO Spiritware


CMS Yearbook Information


We have a limited supply of extra yearbooks. There is a sign up sheet in the front office. Yearbooks are $25.00. Make checks payable to: Charlton Middle School.

If you have any questions please email: Mrs. Kasierski at pkasierski@dcrsd.org


Music Parents Association


Attention all friends and families of Charlton Middle School Music Parents Association!


Come out to Polar Park on Friday, June 24, 2022 for a Charlton Middle School Music Parents Association fundraiser! Tickets are $20 and are located at 3rd base. Each ticket purchased through this link will benefit the Charlton Middle School Music Parents Association. Kick off the start of summer by helping out the music program!


Don't forget to watch for some of our chorus members singing during the 7th inning stretch, and stay in your seats after the final out for a Friday Night Fireworks Spectacular!


Ticket Link: Ticket Offer


Interested In Substituting?


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 dpackard@dcrsd.org


Weekly Calendar:


Monday, May 16th:

- Math MCAS - Grades 5 & 6

- Town Meeting 6 pm (auditorium)


Tuesday, May 17th:

- Math MCAS - Grades 5 & 6


Wednesday, May 18th:

- Math MCAS - Grades 7 & 8

- Math MCAS Make Ups

- Intramurals 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Gym)


Thursday, May 19th:

- Math MCAS - Grades 7 & 8

- Math MCAS Make Ups


Friday, May 20th:

- MCAS Make Ups

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