Parent eNews CMS Weekly

Sunday, March 8, 2020 (Week #30)

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CMS' Daily Announcements

Click here to access this week's daily announcements. Be sure to come back often as we frequently add items.

3rd Annual John Paire 3v3 Basketball Tournament

Click here to access this information. This is a great event for a very worthy cause...

Mirage Delivers Again This Weekend Capturing A Silver Medal In Connecticut- Way To Go!

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Take a sneak peek at Mirage as they tune up for this weekend in CT! Go Mirage...

Parents & Guardians:

We had a ton going on last week and I tried to capture as much as possible. Nevertheless, this week will present just as many opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. I am so proud of our students and staff as each day they aspire to reach their highest potential. I can't wait to see what great things this week will bring.


Wishing everyone a wonderful week.


Go Grizzlies!


Dean W. Packard

Principal

Phone: 5082481423 Ext. 1102

Email: dpackard@dcrsd.org


For a deeper look into what’s happening at CMS jump on our social media platforms!


Twitter: @CMS_Grizzlies (Please follow us for day-to-day information)

Instagram: CharltonMiddleSchool (Please follow us for day-to-to information)

YouTube: Dean Packard to subscribe (Covers videos from Charlton Middle School)


Upcoming Events


Monday, March 9th

- Business as usual


Tuesday, March 10th

- School Council 3:00 p.m. (Conference Room - Office)

- Spring Intramurals Sign-ups Begin (Sheet Can Be Found In Main Office)


Wednesday, March 11th

- District Attorney's Office Speaks our Students

- School Committee 7:00 p.m. (Library)

- Family First Night (Enjoy the night with each other - no additional school work)


Thursday, March 12th

- Business as usual


Friday, March 13th

- Coffee & Conversation 10:00 a.m.

- Progress Reports Opened on Parent Portal 10:30 a.m.


School News:


Spring Intramurals Sign-Ups - Tuesday, March 10th


Students interested in participating this program can begin to sign-up on March 10th. The sign-up sheet will be in the main office. There are limited spaces so sign-up early.


Family First Night - Wednesday, March 11th


There will be no additional school work sent home on this night. This night was set up so families could spend time together. Enjoy the family time...


Coffee & Conversation - Friday, March 13th 10:00 a.m.


Please consider joining us for discussion centering around the Middle Level Learner. We welcome you to be our guest and join our discussion group; it's always great to share ideas and grow together.


Progress Reports - Term #3


On Friday, March 13th parents will be able to access progress reports on the Parent Portal at 10:30 a.m.


Term #2 Scholar Breakfast Ceremony - (Updated - Date Changed)


We look forward to recognizing students who had a 90 average or above in all four core academic areas. This event is always lots of fun and well deserved on the part of our hard-working students. We will have some excellent speakers as well. Invitations will be handed out soon...


(Updated) 5th & 6th Grade - Tuesday, March 17th 8:30-9:30 a.m.

(Updated) 7th & 8th Grade - Wednesday, March 18th 8:30-9:30 a.m.


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Yearbook Information:

If you have questions, please e-mail Mrs. Kasierski at pkasierski@dcrsd.org

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News From Our Parent Teacher Organization:


Box Tops


Send in your Box Tops! Scan your receipt or cut them out and send them in with your students! We count on your donations to help with our fundraising efforts. Every little bit helps our students and schools to put on amazing amazing student events!


News From Our Music Parents Association:


Mabel’s Labels:


Do you wish for a fresh start to your organizing and labeling in 2020 ?

If so, check out campaigns.mabelslabels.com -> Enter "Charlton Middle School Music Parent Association"— Then shop for all of your favorite labels that are Laundry, Dishwasher, and Microwave safe !


Guaranteed to stay put! Tons of adorable designs to chose from and FREE SHIPPING ! This will be available until June 2020 !


Have questions? Contact us at cmsmpa2018@gmail.com


Amazon Smile:


Support the CMSMPA without leaving your home! Shop through Amazon Smile and a portion of your total will go directly to the CMSMPA. Click here or simply go to smile.amazon.com from your computer or mobile device and select Charlton Middle School Music Parents Association as your chosen non-profit!


Please join us as we continue to plan programs and raise funds for our Music Programs.


MCAS Testing Schedule Spring 2020


ELA Grade 5: April 14th & 15th (Tuesday & Wednesday)

ELA Grade 7: April 2nd & 3rd (Thursday & Friday)

ELA Grade 6: April 8th & 9th (Wednesday & Thursday)

ELA Grade 8: April April 6th & 7th (Monday & Tuesday)


ELA Make Up Sessions: April 22nd - April 29th (State Window)


** (Updated) Math Grade 6: April 28th & April 29th

** (Updated) Math Grade 7: April 30th & May 1st

** (Updated) Math Grade 5: May 5th & May 6th

** (Updated) Math Grade 8: May 7th & May 8th


** (Updated) STE Grade 5: May 12th & May 13th

** (Updated )STE Grade 8: May 14th & May 15th


Math & STE Make Up Sessions: May 18th - May 22nd


Parent Resource Section:


CMS’ Asbestos Notification:


To View Click Asbestos Notification at Charlton Middle School


Support Services:


Mr. Packard: Principal dpackard@dcrsd.org

Mr. Olson: Assistant Principal polson@dcrsd.org

Mary Solomita: Team Chair (Special Education) msolomita@dcrsd.org

Mrs. Dragon Guidance: Grades 5&6 edragon@dcrsd.org

Mr. Daley Guidance: Grades 7&8 mdaley@dcrsd.org

Mrs. Wildes: School Psychologist lwildes@dcrsd.org

Mrs. Aberle: Speech Pathologist jaberle@dcrsd.org


School Nurse:


Mrs. Harrington charrington@dcrsd.org


CMS’ Lunch Information

Did you know CMS offers a quick breakfast? Click below to access menu options:

Menu Options


Free & Reduced Lunch Information:

Free & Reduced Lunch Information


WIC Information & Project Bread: WIC Information


School Asbestos Information: CMS' Asbestos Notification


Parent Health Education Information & Opt Out Policy: Important Health Curriculum Information


Student Handbook Information 2019-2020: Student Handbook


Marking Terms:

Term #1: August 27th - November 1st

Term #2: November 4th – January 24th

Term #3: January 27th – April 3rd

Term #4: April – Through day 180


School Phone: 508-248-1423


District & School Calendar 2019-2020: District Calendar


District Website: District Website


CMS’ Website: CMS' Website


Parent Teacher Organization Website: PTO Website


Stay Informed on PTO happenings with REMIND

Join today https://www.remind.com/join/f63k69

PTO class code is @f63k69


This link is for Charlton Middle School students only


Music Parents Association Website: Music Parents Association Website


Yearbook Information:

If you have questions, please e-mail Mrs. Kasierski at pkasierski@dcrsd.org

Online yearbooks: ybpay.lifetouch.com code: 41

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