CMS News

August 17 Edition

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Creston Middle School Annual Fall Fundraiser

The CMS school-wide fundraiser began yesterday and students should have come home with a packet of information that they received from our annual fundraiser kick off. This year we will again be selling the Eastside Discount key tags (see example in picture above) for $10 each. We are asking every student to sell at least 2 items to help us reach our goal of $5,000. Funds raised will go back directly towards supporting student activities, PBIS incentives, school equipment, honor roll trips, etc. Every student that sells 2 items will be eligible to attend a “Fundraiser Reward Dance/Open Gym”. Anyone who sells 5 items or more gets to visit the V.I.P. area during the dance to receive unlimited refreshments and goodies. All orders and money are due on Thursday, August 30th to 1st period teachers. Orders will be distributed on October 2nd during Student Led Conferences. More info can be found in the parent letter link below.

CMS Title 1 Family Involvement Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 23rd, 4:45-5:30pm

In parking lot near door 12 (athletic entrance side of building; look for pop up tent)

Creston Middle School is hosting its annual Parent Involvement Meeting on Thursday, August 23rd in the parking lot near door 12 (look for the pop up tent). Come on out to find out ways that you can support your child and the school. We will be providing hot dogs, chips, and drinks for the meeting. All fall sports will be in full swing on this evening, so after the meeting stick around to root on your favorite Creston Indians sports team!

Note: If your work schedule doesn't allow you to meet at this time, we will be hosting an a.m. meeting on Friday, August 24th in the LGI room at Creston at 7:15 a.m. Please check in at the main office.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Green and White Night for Students!

Green and White Night 2018!!!! Students will be able to pre-purchase a ticket for the August 23rd home athletic events next Wednesday and Thursday during lunch for $3. If they buy their ticket during lunch, they will be able to stay after school for the home events that night (8th Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, and Boys Tennis). Those students staying for the events will need to have rides at Creston no later than 7:30 p.m. and should be picked up at the athletic entrance at door #7.

Family Forum Night

Stonybrook Middle School will be hosting a family forum on August 21st beginning at 5:00 p.m. All Creston families have been invited to attend. Please see topics for discussion below:
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Warren Event Bag Policy: click link below

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CMS Picture Day

Fall Pictures will be taken on Monday, August 27th. Students will be bringing home flyers as we get closer to this date. Students must be in dress code for the pictures.
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Friday, Sep. 7th, 4-7pm

9500 East 16th Street

Indianapolis, IN

This year’s Homefest will be sponsored by Warren Township Council of PTAs.

Homefest activities will include carnival games, Fun Run, food trucks, vendors, Wellness Extravaganza, Warren Central Homecoming football game and Half-Time Parade.

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Fall Sports Update

Results from last week:

7th Volleyball lost to Lynhurst by scores of 25-20 and 25-16. 8th Volleyball lost to Lynhurst by scores of 25-13 and 25-9.

7th Volleyball lost to Franklin Township East by scores of 25-9 and 25-2. 8th Volleyball lost to Franklin Township East by scores of 25-8 and 25-8.

7th Football lost to Chapel Hill by a score of 22-12 and 8th grade defeated Chapel Hill 30-8

Fall sports are in full action next week! Please be sure to check the attachment below for next week's schedule.

Please use the following for athletic info and updates.

Creston Athletic Website:

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

Entrance Fee Schedule

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



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

As always, small bills appreciated.

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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.

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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.

Township Calendar

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