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The December Issue 2015

Angel Tree

Have you noticed the three Christmas Tress in the foyer? They would be the Angel Trees! The ornaments on the trees are Christmas wishes from kids who can't afford them otherwise. You can take an ornament and buy that item for the family.

Geography Bee

On December 1st CMS hosted our annual Geography Bee. Ten participants of all ages and grades competed, answering questions about world geography.

The first place winner was Bryce McCracken and in second place Jordan Wallace.

Congrats guys, and good job to all ten competitors!

Teacher of the month: Mr. Schmit

Parade of Lights

The Grapevine Parade of Lights is a big deal!! And we're proud to say our entire CMS band and the Stars Dance team performed during the parade.

Shout out to Emmie Glancy and Rhett Vaughn, this months honored students!



Good luck :)


The CMS Band concert is on Wednesday December 9th at the CHHS Auditorium.

The CMS Choir concert is Friday December 11th at the GHS Auditorium.

Fine Arts Pep Rally

So on December 11 CMS had the annual Fine Arts Pep Rally. Every year the CMS fine art electives come together and present what they've been working on all semester. Some of the highlights:

-Elizabeth Hoff has announced as the winner of the CMS holiday card contest

-The Art 3 eighth graders decorated the Cafeteria with packing tape sculptures

-The Honors Band performed some songs. They included a holiday movie medley (Nightmare Before Christmas, Home Alone, and Polar Express), a Hanukah medley, and a French holiday song. There was also a small solo from first chair flute Jadon Guthrie.

-The different CMS choirs performed. This included the 6th grade choirs, Corral Men, Corral Women, Jazz, and A capella Men and Women. They performed songs from Carroll of the Bells, We Need a Little Christmas, a Hanukah song, and Good King Wenceslas.

-The theatre per