Colin Powell Middle School

Notes and Information-August 2018

Upcoming Events

CP Parent Meeting:

  • Tuesday, August 28th from 6-7:30pm
  • Please enter Door #7
  • The same topics will be covered from the 1st Parent Meeting last week.


Girls Basketball Tryouts
  • 6th and 7th grade Girls-Monday (8/27) and Tuesday (8/28)
  • 8th grade Girls-Wednesday (8/29) and Thursday (8/30)

Tryouts conclude at 4:30pm. Students who do not have a ride will have to take the activity bus.

Students will need a signed permission slip, proper attire, gym shoes and water.


Cross Country Tryouts

  • Girls Tryouts-Wednesday (8/29)
  • Boys Tryouts-Thursday (8/30)

Tryouts conclude at 4:00pm. Students who do not have a ride will have to take the activity bus.

Students will need a signed permission slip, proper attire, gym shoes and water.


Underwater Robotics

  • Applications are available from Science Teachers.
  • Completed applications are due on September 7th.


7th Grade Field Trip

  • 7th grade students will be going on an Architectural Boat Tour and have lunch at Navy Pier on Wednesday, September 26th.
  • Permission slips and payment for the trip ($20) are due Wednesday, September 12th.
  • Students have the option to bring a lunch or purchase a lunch at Navy Pier.


Fall Picture Day

  • Wednesday, September 19th is Fall Picture Day!
  • Information will go home about portrait packages after Labor Day.
  • All 6th and 7th grade students with be photographed for the yearbook.
  • Fall pictures are optional for 8th grade students.

PE Uniforms

PE uniforms are available for purchase. The cost is $22 (Shirt-$10 and the shorts are $12).