CMS Weekly Parent e-News

Sunday, October 6, 2019 (Week #7)

A Review of the Upcoming Week at CMS.

Principals’ Weekly Parent Message: Week # 7

Weekly Message to Students: Social Media Safety

Principals’ IG Student Message of the Week: Social Media Safety

Parents & Guardians:

I hope everyone had a great weekend! We are excited to be heading into week #7. It’s my hope that all students are settling in and really establishing solid routines. As parents and caretakers, please know we are always here to assist you with any questions or concerns pertaining to school. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to my staff or me.

Wishing everyone a great week.

Dean W. Packard


Phone: 5082481423 Ext. 1102


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)

Weekly Calendar

Monday, October 7th:

- Business as usual

Tuesday, October 8th:

- Jazz Band open Auditions 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Band Room)

- B&G Soccer (Away) x Dudley 3:30 p.m. (Girls first)

- Cross Country (Away) x Grafton 3:30 p.m.

- School Council 3:30 p.m.

- SEPAC Meeting 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria

- CMSMPA Meeting 6:30-8:00 p.m.(Library)

- PTO Meeting 7:00 p.m. (Auditorium)

Wednesday, October 9th:

- Bay Path Tours 8th Grade Students

- STUCO Meeting 2:30-3:30 p.m.

- B&G Soccer (Home) x Chocksett 3:30 p.m. (Boys first)

- School Committee Meeting 7:00 p.m. in the library (Shepherd Hill)

Thursday, October 10th:

- B&G Soccer Game (Away) x Chocksett 3:30 p.m. (Girls first)

Friday, October 11th:

- Staff Professional Development – No School for Students

School News:

After School Clubs Information

After school club information will be coming out this week. It will also be included in next week's eNews - stay tuned. We will be offering three 8 week sessions throughout the school year. You will be able to register soon.

The Learning Academy

Starting this week, The Learning Academy will be open for any student who wants to work on homework in the libray after school. This will run on Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays each week. Various levels of support will be provided to assist students to reach their goals. Students need to have work in order to stay; this isn't a place or time to not be working. Please sign up your child below if you want them to be part of this structured opportunity. If you have any questions, please reach out Mr. Olson or Mr. Packard

Jazz Band Auditions

Jazz Band open auditions Tuesday, October 10th 2:30-3:15 p.m. Reach out to Mr. Bartlett for more details

Road Construction

Old Worcester Road will remain closed according to our updated information. We will post new information as soon as it becomes available to us.

PTO News

What better way to spend a day off from school then taking your kids to
play all day! On Friday, October 11th, mention to the cashier that you
are with Charlton PTO and we will earn 20% of your purchase. Click Chuck E Cheese. for more details.

PTO Meeting

Come join us Tuesday, October 8th at 7pm at Charlton Middle School.

The PTO wants to thank everyone for their very successful Book Fair at CMS! Each year it keeps getting better and better!

Parent Resource Section:

Guidance Counselors

Mrs. Dragon: Grades 5&6

Mr. Daley: Grades 7&8

Mrs. Wildes: School Psychologist

School Nurse

Mrs. Harrington

CMS’ Lunch Information

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

Menu Options

Free & Reduced Lunch Information:

Free & Reduced Lunch Information

Term #1:

August 27th - November 1st

Term #1 – Progress Report Date

Friday – October 4th (Parent Portal Opened – current status)

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

Music Parents Association Website: Music Parents Association Website

Yearbook Information

Information TBA

If you have questions, please e-mail Mrs. Kasierski at

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CMS Morning Announcements

Click here to access this week's morning announcements. Check back often as information gets updated frequently.

The Learning Academy - Sign Up Form

Click here to sign up your child for the Learning Academy on Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays. A place where students can work on homework & assignments.

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Have a Wonderful Week!