News and Information for CMS Families
September 16, 2022
Parent Teacher Conference Sign Up
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on
Thursday, October 6 from 12-8pm and
on Friday, October 7 from 7am-noon.
Conferences this year will be back in person at Chippewa this year and we hope to see you there. If you are unable to attend in person, a Zoom option is still available.
We would love to see your child attend conferences with you.
To sign up for conferences, please go online to bit.ly/d62conferences. The link will go live to sign up on Monday, September 12 at 9am and will close on Monday, September 30 at 9am. Your child was sent home with a letter on Friday with all of this information.
If you have any questions or need assistance please contact the main office at (847) 824-1503.
Learning Look In
Our 8th grade students are studying the factors that lead to World War I.
Below are some pictures of a Jot Thought activity they did in Ms. Abraham's class
to investigate why various countries joined the fight.
Parent Resource Night - September 27, 6:30pm
September 27 from 6:30-7:30pm
Hosted by Ms. Brookhart and Ms.McAvoy.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this free event.
- 6th: Making Goals
- In this week’s lesson, your child will learn how to identify and set achievable goals by making them specific.
- Ask your child to tell you about a specific goal they’re interested in working toward and what makes it specific.
- 7th: Identifying Roadblocks
- In this week’s lesson, your child will identify and distinguish between internal and external obstacles (or “roadblocks”) that can get in their way when working toward goals.
- Tell your child about a roadblock you encountered when you were working toward a goal, and if you had control over the roadblock.
- 8th: Harnessing My Strengths
- In this week’s lesson, your child will choose something they’d like to get better at and think about how they could apply their unique strengths to do that.
- Help your child make a list of strengths they have. Ask your child about how they could use these to get better at a new skill.
McKinney-Vento Fact Sheet for Families
McKinney-Vento eligible children are those who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime abode. In general, children or youth living in motels, transitional housing, shelters, the street, cars, abandoned buildings, and other inadequate accommodations may be considered eligible for McKinney-Vento services. Included below is additional information for your reference.
Buy Your 2022-2023 Yearbook!
Scholastic Book Orders
Scholastic Book Clubs
With a $25 order, you can pick a FREE $5 Book
(use code: READS).
Class Order Due Date: 09/30/22
Shop Our Class Page: https://orders.scholastic.com/LWMXX
Shop Digital Flyers for Our Grade with Your Child: https://clubs.scholastic.com/middleschool
Please share the Class Page link to extended family and friends. All orders also earn FREE Books for our school.
Thank you for your support!
Classes for Adults
9/20 - Girls Basketball at Emerson Middle School
9/22 - Girls Basketball at Algonquin Middle School
- Cross Country at Lincoln Middle School
9/27 - Girls Basketball (home game)
- Cross Country Meet at Grove Middle School
- Parent Resource Night 6:30pm
9/29 - Girls Basketball at Friendship Jr. High
9/30 - Parent Teacher Conference SIGN UP ENDS at 9am
10/3-7 - Book Fair
10/4 - D62 Marching Band Night at Maine West
10/6 and 10/7 - Parent Teacher Conferences (No classes for students)
Student Parent Handbook (22-23)
Click here to view the new Student and Parent Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year.
- Students that live more than 1.5 miles from their home school
- Students who qualify due to an approved safety hazard
- Students who qualify for Special Education Transportation
- No paid riders at this time