Creston Community News

Creston Intermediate and Middle School Family Newsletter

Week of September 8, 2019

Dear Creston Families,


Tuesday October 1, 2019 will be Parent Conference Day. Students will not come to school as scheduled on this day; instead, you will be getting communication from one of your student's teachers to schedule a time to come to the school (along with your child!) between 11am - 7pm to discuss their growth and achievement throughout Quarter 1. Please mark your calendar with this important date, and stay tuned for more details!


Our next PTSA meeting is this Wednesday, September 11 at 5:30 pm.


The week of September 23 will be an exciting one at CIMS and within our district! This is the week of College Go! Week, and it will present students with numerous opportunities to celebrate and learn more about their future college opportunities as they begin the process of considering their options post-high school. Additionally, we will celebrate Pink Week during this week as well, to bring attention and focus to the fight against cancer.


I appreciate your support and ask that you reach out with any questions.


Carey Storm

Proud CIMS Principal

Immunization Update

Please make sure your child does not miss any school days due to lack of required immunizations. The exclusion date is Monday September 16th, 2019 - if your child is not up-to-date with his or her immunizations, they will not be permitted to attend school beginning next week.

If your child is missing any immunizations, numerous letters and communications have been sent home. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our nurse's office at 317-532-6807. Thank you!

Click the buttons below for helpful information!

Parent Portal - Important Information

You can access the Parent Portal registration form by clicking here. You can also pick up a copy in the CIMS Office - completed forms must be turned in to the CIMS Main Office.


As a parent or guardian of a student attending a Warren school, you have online access to your child or children's courses, grades, attendance, discipline, and academic history. The student and parent portal has been upgraded to Tyler SIS Student 360. This new portal offers parents, students and district staff online access to student information via the Web on PCs or tablets or on a smartphone application — providing comprehensive functionality with a touch-friendly, intuitive interface.

You must obtain a username and password through your child's school (CIMS) in order to access your child's information. Once your information is verified (after completing the form linked above), a username and password will be generated by the school and given to you.

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Social Media Connections

The BEST way for you to stay updated with important Creston/Warren information is by downloading the app (see above!)


You can follow Creston Intermediate and Middle School on Twitter: @CrestonIMS

You can also follow our PTSA Facebook Page: Creston IA & MS PTSA

SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLICATIONS/NEWS MEDIA USE

The occasion may arise when the school district wants to recognize your child or your child's school. This may include your child's photo, your child's name or your child's work in district publications, newsletters, on school district websites, and in electronic/ social media or in staff training videos. We may also want to tell the media (including newspapers, television, and radio) about your child's achievements. We never knowingly release information about a student to anyone who wants to use it for commercial/ political purposes. However, we will honor your request to not include your child in these types of recognitions if you notify your child's school office in writing that you do not want this type of information released.

Math Parent Tip Sheets

Please be sure to check out these Eureka Math Parent Tip Sheets to support your student's learning in math this year! The links below outline resources and tips for the upcoming instruction your student will have in Math!


5th- Module 1 Topic F Starts August 26th

6th- Module 1 Topic C Starts August 27th

7th- Module 1 Topic D Starts August 28th

8th- Module 2 Topic A starts August 26th

Warren Central Athletic Events

MSD Warren Township strives to maintain a safe and orderly environment for all students while in school and at after-school events, especially our Warren Central athletic events. We ask for your support in helping us achieve this by ensuring that your intermediate and middle school student is accompanied by an adult or older Warren Central sibling, who has a WCHS student ID.

Also, for your convenience, we are including a reminder about approved items that may/may not be brought into athletic events at Warren Central High School.

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Program for Students - Light Company with PRCC

Light Company is an after school program, for 5th-8th grade students, that is full of fun and activity while helping you learn how to live. If you like to cook, then the games and competitions this semester are created around cooking. They will even pick you up here after school starting Sept 4.

Students will be picked up at Creston each Wednesday, and taken to Light Company program at Post Road Christian Church. Register your student online at prcconline.com.


See Ms. Schreiber with any questions - lschreib@warren.k12.in.us

Scholastic Book Fair!

The book fair is coming! The fair will arrive on September 23rd and will be open thru October 1st. Scholastic now offers the eWallet. This allows family members to set up an electronic account for their child to make purchases at the fair. It's free to set up, you set the limit and unused funds are returned to your card. Check out our school website for more information: scholastic.com/bf/crmediaplex

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21st CENTURY SCHOLARS INFORMATION

Be sure to check this out to learn about support to fund college!