CMS Times

October Newsletter

CMS Students In Action

Robotics Class

The students in Mr. Rose’s robotics class are off to a good start in the newly designed class. Using Lego Mindstorms robot kits, the students were quick to assemble their robots and learn how to get them up and running. Using the Lego NXT programming software, students are able to organize various commands that they wish to have their robot execute. In the early phase of this class, Mr. Rose's students are learning the individual programming blocks before moving on to any big challenges.


In similar news, CMS will offer a robotics club as part of the CMS Trucker University. This offering will give these students and others an opportunity to spend more time tinkering in the field of robotics.

Calendar Items

5th Grade Field Trip

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 7am

N2480 Hartman Creek Rd

Waupaca, WI

MId-Quarter 1

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 12am

255 North Main Street

Clintonville, WI

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It's FUNDRAISING TIME!!!

The fox says it's FUNDRAISING TIME!!! October 1st is Kickoff Day for our new fundraiser! We are going through a new company this year, and their catalog has a bunch of great items, such as magazines, snacks, soups, wrapping paper, jewelry, candles, and much, much more! There is an AWESOME prize program for students who sell items! Plus, there are daily incentives of fox character keychains! This is a great opportunity for you to get your holiday shopping started (and even finished) AND help out Clintonville Middle School. Funds raised this year will go towards our NEW Family Fun Nights (Timber Rattler Game, Bingo Night, and Trivia Night) and other incentives for CMS students. You can even shop online at www.shopbelieve.com. The fundraiser will end Friday, October 16th.

5th Grade Field Trip: Mosquito Hill

Friday, Oct. 16th, 8am

N3880 Rogers Rd

New London, WI

6th Grade Field Trip: Grand Opera House

Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 8am

100 High Ave

Oshkosh, WI

Expanding Your Horizon's Conference

Saturday, Nov. 7th, 9pm

UW-Madison, Madison, WI, United States

Madison, WI

Expanding Your Horizon's Conference will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Madison. This conference is a day of career exploration activities in science, engineering, and mathematics for young women in middle school. Young women in grades 6, 7 & 8 are encouraged to attend. Forms and information is available from your science teachers, the CMS office, or Mrs. Graper. Registration is due to Mrs. Graper by Friday, October 2nd. We need to register early as this conference fills up fast. Bus transportation will be provided by the school district.

Reminders

Safety Reminders From The Clintonville Police Department

School is open again and The Clintonville Police Department wants to send some safety reminders to those driving to and from our schools:



  • There is a lot of construction going on in our city. Please be aware of this and drive safe around workers and construction equipment. ON your way to school, leave earlier if necessary and take a safe route of travel to school. Please follow the detoure routes when appropriate.
  • Be aware of the speed limits in school zones and follow directions given by our crossing guards.
  • It is against the law to text while driving. This is also a safety hazard.
  • Please wear your seatbelts at all times.



Being aware of these situations and driving safe in our community may help make a difference in saving the life of a child.

Access Student Information

You can access your students' attendance, grades, and other information via Skyward's Family Access any time and anywhere. Just use Skyward Family Access.

After School Pickup

We ask that parents picking up their children after school in the side parking lot by the playground please remember to park in the back two rows of that parking lot. We have many children running between busses and have had several close calls. Please talk with your child and make sure they stay on the sidewalk until they reach the back of the parking lot. We appreciate your help as we try to keep our students safe.

Trucker University

Trucker University will start at the middle school on Monday October 4th.


Check out the website for forms and information.

Chromebooks

Please remember that you are responsible for damage to your child's Chromebook. We would also remind you that damage to school property is not a school fee that can be waived. Talk to your students and make sure they are taking care of their device.

Clintonville Middle School

We are all TRUCKERS!


The Clintonville Middle School Community will work:


Together to provide a

Rigorous learning environment where teachers are

Understanding,

Caring, and

Kind and students are

Engaged,

Respectful, and

Safe.