I hope everyone enjoyed the short week last week. One more full week then the holiday season begins.
This week we have winter sports tryouts beginning on Monday. Basketball and cheerleading run through Wednesday. Good luck to everyone trying out for one of the teams.
Have a great week! 😊Jamie W. Brooks
18 South Meck Open House
18 Fall Baked Treat - Hospitality
25-27 Thanksgiving Break
Ardrey Kell High School Online Spirit Wear Store
Ardrey Kell is selling spirit wear online and we have made it available again to Community House 8th grade students. All online orders over $50 will receive a free AK drawstring bag.
The store will be open until November 22 so that holiday orders may be placed. Orders will be delivered to CHMS by December 10 and your child will be notified upon arrival. If giving a gift, please notify
Fran McDermott to arrange for separate pickup.
When ordering, you must fill in Community House Middle School or CHMS in the space provided for homeroom teacher to ensure delivery to the middle school. If this space is not filled in correctly, it will delay your order.
If you have any questions or comments, contact
South Mecklenburg HS - Open HouseWednesday, November 18 at 8:45 AM
South Meck will be holding a General Open House for parents of rising freshman/new students on Wednesday, November 18th at 8:45 AM in the Media Center. Optional tours will begin at 8:00 AM. This is a great opportunity to hear from administration, counselors, parents and current students about all that South Meck has to offer! Tours may also be scheduled at alternative times if this is not a convenient. Please plan to park in the bus lot at the school’s side entrance across the street from Southminster Retirement Community.
Shop the Holidays at AmazonSmile
Support Community House PTO while you shop at AmazonSmile during this holiday season. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Community House PTO. Please support us every time you shop. Simply click on the link below and select Community House Middle School PTO as your charity.
Registration is now open for the 2015/2016 tackle rugby season. Boys and girls in 6th-8th grade are invited to be part of the fastest growing sport in the US. The Cavaliers will be joining the CJRA Winter League and will play against other middle school teams. Games will be played on Saturdays with the end of season tournament being held on Saturday, February 13, 2016.
Practice will be held at the Community House MS practice soccer field for all the teams from 4:30-6:30 PM every Thursday. The first practice will be on Thursday, November 19.
- Coaching by USA rugby certified instructors
- League games against other MS teams
- End of season tournament
- Car magnet (for new players to CJRA)
- CJRA T-shirt
Register or Learn More
Keep Community House in Mind during End of Year Giving
As you and your family work through end of year giving decisions please consider supporting the Community House PTO Capital Campaign. The PTO relies on the Capitial Campaign to fund programs and support for our students, teachers and families at Community House. We are currently running 45% behind the goal for this year's Capital Campaign.
Give Online or send a check into school. Please support Community House students and teachers this holiday season.
Match Your Gift to Double Your Impact
Do you work for Apple, Bank of America, Duke Energy, General Electric, Microsoft, Takeda, UBS, Wells Fargo? Double your contribution through your company matching gift program. Apple and Microsoft also match hours so make sure to log your volunteer time to raise even more money for our school. Don't see your company on the list? Check to see if your company has a matching program and let us know so we can get the PTO registered.
Interested in Volunteering?
If you would like to volunteer for one of our many committees, please contact the chairperson directly.
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Weekly Courier Submissions
If you would like to contribute timely, pertinent information to our weekly Courier, please email CHMS PTO at
All submissions are due by 12:00pm each Friday in order to appear in the Courier for Sunday.