CMS News

April 26 Edition

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ILEARN Testing: Final Week: April 29-May 3

We had an awesome first week of testing and have completed all of our math sections for ILEARN. Next week students will begin language arts testing. Right now we are scheduled to test Monday-Friday of next week. Please help your child have the best opportunity for success by making sure he/she gets plenty of sleep the night before, and try to make those mornings as stress-free as possible for him/her. Please also try to schedule any appointments around those dates to avoid having your child pulled from their other classes for make-up testing (students will be testing during their language arts and math blocks). Students who are present each day during ILEARN testing will get their card stamped and will earn a free "sweats" day.

Medication Pick Up

Parents,

Please pick up any medications your student may have in the school clinic by end of day on Monday, June 3. This includes prescription medication, over the counter medication, inhalers/ nebulizers and Epi pens. Any medications not picked up by 1:30 p.m. on June 3rd will be discarded as required by State Law.

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Warren Township School District has a new app and website!

The purpose of the app and website is to provide regular updates through the live feed, district news, and district events sections as well as other important district information. The app includes easy access to the weekly breakfast and lunch menu, staff contacts, district documents, bullying and safety reporting form, and much much more. The Warren app can be downloaded at the Apple and Android App Store. Stay informed and download the app today. The district website is www.warren.k12.in.us.

Warren PRIDE Clean Up Day 4/27/19

Warren Central High School PTSA is proudly leading Warren Pride Clean Up for a 2nd year, and we are asking for YOUR help!
The event will kick off Saturday, April 27 at the Warrior Dome on the east end of our WCHS football field.
Check-in will begin at 7:45am.
Kick-off begins at 8:15am.
Buses will load at 8:30am.
Buses will return at 11:00am.
Lunch will be provided to all volunteers at 11:30am.
Some of the ways you can help:
* Organize your group, parish, organization, members, or staff to join us. The more hands we have, the more trash we get. (We can assign your group to your own location.)
* Sponsor us! We need $500 in sponsorships to provide t-shirts to all participants so they can easily be seen while performing this community act!
Because not all of our community has children in our schools or use social media, we would also like to leave signs announcing Warren Pride Clean Up.
Please contact MICHELLE SHUFFITT with all sponsorship inquiries. (317) 490-7752
* Donate! We are in need of trash bags, rubber gloves, and/or safety vests.
* Volunteer! We can use your help the morning of the event, registering volunteers, distributing shirts, organizing routes, and filling in any gaps!
* Spread the word!
To RSVP or let us know how you can help, please reach out to us via email (warrencentralptsa@yahoo.com) or FB @warrenptsa!
We thank you for your dedication and commitment to our community!
Cheryl Hizer, President

Warren Central PTSA 317-459-4599

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Creston Middle School Cookies and Canvas

This event will be held Friday, May 3rd from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. See flyer below:

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is quickly approaching! The fair will be held in the Mediaplex May 9-May 16 and will be a BOGO fair! For every book you purchase the second book, of equal or less value, will be free. Stock up for summer reading! Want to go cash free? Visit our website, www.scholastic.com/bf/crestonfair to set up an eWallet. To learn more about Scholastic's eWallet, visit the website for a informational video.

Freshman Orientation

RSVP to Attend Orientation:

http://signup.com/go/BzgnAcV

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Spring Sports Update

The Creston girls track team won the township championship this past week by defeating Raymond Park and Stonybrook! The boys finished 2nd to RP by 1 point!


The Creston girls tennis team lost their match to Fall Creek Valley this past week.


The 7th grade township softball team was defeated twice this past week by Beech Grove and Pendleton Heights.


The 7th grade township baseball team split games this week. They defeated Beech Grove and lost to Pendleton Heights


The 8th grade township softball team split games this week. They lost to Lynhurst and defeated Northview. They are 2-4 in MIIC Conference play.


The 8th grade township baseball team picked up two wins this week. They defeated Lynhurst and Northview. They are currently undefeated for the year at 6-0 and are leading the MIIC Conference.


Creston Athletic Website: http://creston.warren.k12.in.us/athletics

Twitter: @CMS_Indians

Remind 101: text the message @crestona to the number 81010


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Athletic Director, Mr. Treesh. 317-532-6808 or ttreesh@warren.k12.in.us

Entrance Fee Schedule

Marion County Athletic Event Entrance Prices (new for 2018-19 and standard throughout Marion County):


Adult…………………$5.00

Student……..….….$3.00

Family...................varies for each school

As always, small bills appreciated.

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Warren Event Bag Policy: click link below

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P.E. Uniforms For Sale at the Bookstore

The bookstore will be open every morning before school and during P.E. classes next week for students who still need to purchase P.E. uniforms. The cost is $20 and includes a shirt, shorts, and CMS string bag.

Indiana Senate Page Program

Did you know you can take a day off from school to serve as a page for the Indiana Senate? State Senator Aaron Freeman invites students in grades 6-12 to come to the Statehouse and spend an exciting day seeing our state government in action. You will have the opportunity to tour the Statehouse, meet Senator Freeman, and observe the legislative session from the Senate floor. Siblings and friends can sign up together, too! Interested students can apply online at the Indiana Senate Republicans homepage: https://www.indianasenaterepublicans.com/page-program

Breakfast Reminder

Just a reminder that breakfast is available to all of our students every morning for free in their classroom. If you have any questions, please contact Haley Quade via email at hquade@warren.k12.in.us.

Sonny Day Community Center

The Warren Township Council of PTSs runs this pantry that provides food, toiletries, cleaning products, school supplies and gently used clothing to families of Warren Township students.

Parents/guardians need to get a signed letter from the school to go to Sonny Day. Please contact Mrs. Jones, school counselor, at 317-532-6800 ext. 6817.

Follow the Bus

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How important is attendance for student success?

The single most important factor for student achievement and graduation vs dropout rate is student attendance (Reid, 2006). The state of Indiana with the new ESSA Plan has defined a student with "model attendance" as missing no more than 7 days of school. Anything over 7 days is defined by the state as "chronic abseentism." We have challenged our students to do even better than that and set a goal of missing no more than 5 days of school this year.


We do understand that there are situations that arise where an absence can't be prevented. Please help communicate those reasons to the school by calling the main line at 532-6800 between 6:00-7:00 a.m. to report the absence.


Excused Absences Include:

1. Personal illness or injury (please drop off physician's notes to front desk)

2. Death in the immediate family

3. Attendance at a family funeral

4. Religious observances required by church officials

5. Serving as a page in the legislature

6. Court appearance/court detention

7. Working at polls



Thank you for your help in setting up your child for success by making sure they get to school each and every day.

21st Century Scholars

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The Indiana 21st Century Scholarship Program is an early commitment college promise program funded by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE), offering income-eligible Hoosier students up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible Indiana two-year and/or four-year higher education institution.



Students must be enrolled before June 30th of their 8th grade year.


Please enroll your student at:

Scholars.IN.gov/enroll



If you have a question or need assistance completing the application please contact Mrs. Jones at (317) 532-6800 ext 6817 or email at mjones8@warren.k12.in.us

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Township Calendar

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Healthy Celebrations

While we love to celebrate, please remember there is a "no birthday treats" guideline. To access fun and helpful resources for healthy celebration ideas, please visit: http://www.warren.k12.in.us/wellness #wellnesswarriors #WEaretheKey