Creston Community News
Creston Intermediate and Middle School Family Newsletter
Week of November 4, 2019
Please remember that students do not have school this Tuesday, November 5 due to a teacher professional development day.
Our bookstore recently received a new shipment of CRESTON Spirit Wear! T-shirts pictured cost just $10. You can send payment to school with your student, and they can visit the bookstore to pick out their items!
From Dr. Hanson, MSD Warren Superintendent
Please read below from Warren Superintendent, Dr. Tim Hanson.
This fall, MSD of Warren Township will be creating a comprehensive strategic plan based on community input that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply Journey of a Graduate (JoG) skills and dispositions. The Journey of a Graduate skills are a set of 6 skills and dispositions that have been identified by our community needed for success in and out of school. The JoG skills are Critical Thinking, Citizenship, Communication, Collaboration, Content Knowledge, and Resilience. These JoG skills will serve as the foundation of the district strategic plan.
One way the district will capture community input is through an online survey. Linked below is a short survey that will ask questions around our strengths as a district and help us identify areas for improvement,
(Click on link below to begin survey)
Thank you in advance for your participation and thank you for your continued support of MSD Warren Township Schools.
Dr. Tim Hanson
Superintendent of Schools
Does your student want to have something to cherish these school memories? Pre-Order a Yearbook NOW! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter School Code: 10680020.
Cash or Checks (made payable to Creston) can be turned in to Ms. Dennison in Room 137.
Paperback covers are $23 and hardback covers are $28.
We hope you'll consider purchasing a yearbook to commemorate your child's year of growth at CIMS!
Click the buttons below for helpful information!
Parent Portal - Important Information
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.
Field Trip Information
Students in grades 5, 6, and 7 should have received trip information on Conference Day. Students in grade 8 brought home information early this year. See details below:
Grade 5 - Louisville, KY - Friday, May 15, 2020
Grade 6 - Cincinnati, OH - Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Grade 7 - Chicago, IL - Friday, May 8, 2020
Grade 8 - Washington, DC - March 18 - March 22, 2020
To register or view more information, visit this website: http://appiantours.com/
Enter Trip Codes: CIMSLouisville2020 / CIMSCincinnati2020 / CIMSChicago2020
*8th grade - If you haven't yet registered for the trip but have interest, contact Ms. Dennison at email@example.com
Warren's High Ability Program Information
21st Century Scholars Program
Take advantage of the 21st Century Scholars Opportunity. Apply online @ www.scholars.in.gov or submit the application through your school counselor. Students must sign up before June 30th during their 8th grade year.
Class of 2025 - Mrs. Maya Jones (7th grade counselor)
317-532-6800 ext 1313.
Class of 2024 - Ms. Rebecca Goff (8th grade counselor)
317-532-6800 ext 6900
If your student needs Math or Science homework assistance, they can call AskRose. Please see information below:
Tutors are available by phone Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (ET) at:
Free Girls Lacrosse League at Warren Central H.S.
Try something new this winter. Girls lacrosse, one of the fastest growing sports in America, is a varsity sport at Warren Central. This winter there will be an indoor recreational league for girls in grades 3-8. We plan to have two divisions, one for grades 3, 4, and 5, and one for grades 6, 7 and 8.
This program is absolutely free. Times, dates and other information can be found on the registration page by following this link:
Contact Coach Gary Roberts with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.