I hope you received my Connect Ed message on Friday evening regarding the change in dates for our 7th and 8th grade Curriculum Night. I apologize for the inconvenience of having to reschedule but after giving it further thought, we just cannot accommodate a home football game and Curriculum Night on the same evening. The new date for 7th and 8th grades will be Tuesday, September 29 at 6pm. Again, my apologies.
While you are marking your calendars please make sure you take note of our early release day on October 7. All students in CMS will have a half day on this date so that teachers can participate in professional development. CHMS will dismiss students at 1:15 PM on October 7.
I hope many of you can come out to CHMS for our first home softball and volleyball games on Wednesday, September 16 and our first home football game on September 17. This is a great way to get involved and support our kids. Go Cavaliers!!
Hope you had a great weekend and to those of you celebrating Rosh Hashanah this week, please enjoy your families.
Jamie W. Brooks
16 Curriculum Night - 6th Grade
16 HOME Softball and Volleyball games
17 HOME Football game
21 PTO General Board Meeting
23 Teacher Workday - No School
29 Curriculum Night - 7th/8th Grades
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6th & 7th Grade Required Reading
Required Reading information for 1st AND 2nd quarters is on sale at Pay4SchoolStuff.com this week. Per the request of the ELA departments, we will be holding the sales for BOTH QUARTERS at the same time.
Books will be delivered to your students ELA classroom the week of September 21. We will hold lobby sales September 22, 24 & 25. (23rd is a teacher workday).
Please make sure you purchase both books now for both quarters!!
6th grade ALL Levels:
The Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks $9
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech $7
7th grade Honors:
Animal Farm by George Orwell $10
The Pearl by John Steinbeck $11
7th grade Standard:
Nothing But the Truth by Avi $7
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton $10
6th Grade Team T-Shirts
Deadline September 18
In an effort to build team unity and spirit, the 6th grade will be selling team T-shirts. Students will wear these shirts throughout the year for team competitions, special events and team spirit days. As 6th graders experience growth spurts, we encourage you to order a size larger.
T-shirts can be ordered at Pay4SchoolStuff.com. Cost is $7.
FIRST LEGO League Robotics Information Session
Tuesday, September 15 at 6:00 PM
Are you interested in LEGO robotics? Learn more about the CHMS FIRST LEGO league robotics teams at an information session on Tuesday, September 15 from 6:00-7:00 PM at the school.
COACHES NEEDED: Parent coaches are needed to support the CHMS teams. Detailed toolkit, tutorials and support provided by US FLL. Experienced coaches are available to provide support. Kids do the work. If you've coached Odyssey of the Mind, coached a sports team, or led a Boy Scout or Girl Scout troop you can do this.
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The store stocks: Pens, Pencils & Lead, Erasers, Ear Buds, Novelties, and Other Items
Located in the main hallway, just past the media center
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.