CMS EAGLE EXPRESS

October 11, 2020 VOLUME 13 ISSUE 8

NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK

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STEP IT UP FUNDRAISER

DON'T DELAY! HELP CMS RIGHT AWAY!


PTO Step It Up! school-wide fundraiser Golden Ticket window has been extended until Tuesday morning. Enter at least 10 emails within 24 hours and automatically get cool prizes and a chance to win AirPods. Enter at least 20 emails for cool prizes, a chance to win AirPods, AND a chance to win a Mini-fridge filled with cash. Watch these two quick videos with your student and help send emails to friends and family. Thank you for helping CMS raise funds for outdoor picnic tables with umbrellas, shade for the recess area, and Virtual Reality kits!


Click HERE for more details.


Video #1- Fundraiser Kickoff: https://youtu.be/oQU-v8QJveQ

Video #2- How to for Parents: www.pop4kids.com/golden-ticket-how-to

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ATTENDANCE REMINDERS

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:



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:


  1. log onto https://www.balfour.com/shop/yearbook?smi=134321
  2. log on to your student quick pay account and add a yearbook to your shopping cart and pay via credit card
  3. 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

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TECHNOLOGY ISSUES? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW

Attention Students and Parents:

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).

Use this form for instructional support



TECH SERVICES ASSISTANCE -- MR. MIKE HATCHELL / MRS. MARY ANN RIDGEWAY

A broken device, keyboard not working, not charging, no WIFI, charger issue

Use this form for repairs


Both forms are also located in the Grade Level Google Classrooms right at the top.

ATHLETICS

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GET INVOLVED WITH CMS CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

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NEWS FROM THE CMS CAFETERIA

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CMS LIBRARY NEWS

CMS BELL SCHEDULE

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ONLINE PAYMENT INFORMATION

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SCHOOL HOURS

Chapin Middle School office hours are 7:30AM - 4:30PM. The school is open to students beginning at 8:00 AM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Due to social distancing, 3 visitors are allowed inside the front office at a time, and non-essential visitors are not allowed in the building before, during, or after school hours. We will continue to conduct business through appointments and coordination. Please call our front office at 803-722-5500 to make an appointment. When you arrive on campus, please park and call the office to let us know you are here. If space allows, we will allow you to enter. If space is not available, we will call you back as soon as possible to enter.

FROM THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

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NEED TO KNOW FROM OUR PTO

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