CCMS Weekly

January 4, 2016

Happy New Year

Welcome back and Happy New Year!


Congratulations to Kelly O'Toole who will be retiring in the new year. Kelly's last day with us will be January 4th.

Upcoming Events

1/7 and 1/8

James Child's will be here to work with our 6th grade students.

On 1/7 he will meet with 6 Green in the Auditorium period 1 and then break out into ELA classes for a 1 period workshop.

On 1/8 he will meet with 6 White in the Auditorium period 1 and then break out into ELA classes for a 1 period workshop.

Week of 1/11 STAR Testing and Chrome Book Carts

The week of 1/11 there will be no Chrome Book Carts available for general use. They will all be assigned for STAR testing.


The STAR Testing Calendar can be found here.

Winter Concerts

Come see the wonderful work and preparation of our music department and students.

Grade 5/6 January 14th @ 7pm

Grade 7/8 January 20th @ 7pm

January CIP 1/25

Second Marking Period Ends 1/29

Newsworthy

Donors Choose.org

Please let me know if you currently have anything up on Donors Choose.org. I have some information I would like to share with you.

Using Smore in Your Classroom

A couple of you have used Smore as a teaching tool in your classroom and it is awesome!

Links to Checkout

Socratic Smackdown

A versatile discussion-based humanities game to practice argumentation around any text or topic for grades 6 through 12. Free download and video. .

Absolute Blast

A rocket-launching math board game to boost understanding of integers, operations and absolute value for grades 6 through 8.

Overnight Oats

They say they're fool proof and oh so delicious.....Just label you're mason jars BL peeps.