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Join CMS Students in a Day of Silence

On April 17, join Craig and Malala Yousafzai by being silent for a cause you care about!
Malala’s passion for education and refusal to back down has inspired millions around the world includingSelena GomezOrlando BloomJennifer HudsonSeth RoganJ. ColeHannah SimoneClive Owen,Edward NortonJoe JonasMartin SheenReggie WattsBig Sean and Evanna Lynch.
“On April 17, I will be silent to support those around the world who are denied their rights, denied an education and denied a voice to speak out,” declared Malala. “We all have the right to be heard.  By being silent, I hope the world will listen to the silenced voices of girls who want to go to school, and young people around the world who are struggling for equality.”
At lunch on Thursday Ms. Quick and her Leadership students are going to take a picture of all of the students and teachers who are participating in the event!

CMS Students Gear Up for Testing

 

This year CMS students will take the Smarter Balanced field test assessment.  The Smarter Balanced practice run of assessments aligned to the Common Core in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics consists of two parts. The Field Test is a practice run of the assessment system that helps ensure that questions are accurate and fair for all students.  It also gives teachers and schools a chance to gauge their readiness in advance of the first operational assessment in spring 2015. Due to the computer component of the assessment, students will be on a modified testing schedule (see calendar below). Start and end times of the school day will remain the same, but students will only go to three classes a day for a longer block period.


The week of April 15th students will attend the following classes:
Monday (all 6 periods)
Tuesday: HR, Per 2, Break, Per. 4, Lunch, Per. 6
Wednesday: Per. 1, Break, Per. 3, Lunch, Per. 5
Thursday: HR, Per 2, Break, Per. 4, Lunch, Per. 6
Friday: HR, Per 1, Break, Per. 3, Lunch, Per.5                                                     

5th and 8th graders will state take the CST assessment in Science on May 6th (part I) and May 8th (part II). Please have your child arrive to school on time daily, ready to test! If you have additional questions about the assessment calendar, please fill free to contact the office.

Thank you for your support.

Testing Calendar copy

Read more: CMS Students Gear Up for Testing

Incoming 7th Grade TDAP Requirement for 2014-2015 School Year

 

For the 2014-2015 school year, all incoming 7th graders are required by law to have proof of a Whooping Cough booster (TDAP).  Please provide proof of this immunization to the Health Office by May 16, 2014.

Para el ano escolar 2014-2015, todos los estudiantes ingresando al grado 7 estan obligados por la ley a presentar una prueba de la vacuna de refuerzo contra la tos ferina (TDAP). Por favor, envie prueba de esta vacuna a la oficina de salud antes de 16 de Mayo, 2014

 

PTA Meetings

We invite you to our meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 PM in the Media Center.    Our next meeting of the school year is Tuesday,  April 15th.  We hope to see you there.  Babysitting  is available.

Check the PTA blog for more information.

CMS staff excited for new school year

The CMS staff met on Thursday and Friday to prepare for the exciting new school year.  Expanding the districtwide Common Core focus will be a STEAM focus at CMS.  STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.  All CMS teachers will be expanding student classroom experiences to incorporate higher level thinking skills to help students acquire 21st century skills.

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District News

A NEW Community Meeting scheduled for input on our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) - April 21 - Go to: https://t.co/bDta9aNsME
There's one more meeting for community to provide input to our new Accountability Plan (LCAP). Mon, 4/21 6P @ RHMS https://t.co/4vm1IDLa8q
Campbell USD is accepting applications to fill 5 vacant seats on its Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. Details at https://t.co/DVi3c7xcLA

Upcoming Events

15 APR

Tue, Apr 15th - Fri, May 16th
STAR Testing Window

5 MAY

Mon, May 5th - Fri, May 9th
Teacher Appreciation Week

16 MAY

Fri, May 16th
8th Grade Panorama Picture

26 MAY

Mon, May 26th
No School-Memorial Day Holiday

6 JUN

Fri, Jun 6th
YRBK Delivery (5-7)

Bell Schedule

  • Period 0 7:30–8:20
  • Homeroom 8:30–8:51
  • Period 1 8:55–9:46
  • Period 2 9:50–10:41
  • Break 10:41–10:51
  • Period 3 10:55–11:46
  • Period 4 11:50–12:41
  • Lunch 12:41–1:11
  • Period 5 1:15–2:06
  • Period 6 2:10–3:02
  • Period 0 7:30–8:20
  • Period 1 8:30–9:14
  • Period 2 9:19–10:00
  • Break 10:00–10:10
  • Period 3 10:15–10:56
  • Period 4 11:01–11:42
  • Lunch 11:42–12:12
  • Period 5 12:17–12:58
  • Period 6 1:02–1:44
 

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