Happy Friday, Parents!
Dropping Off Students
Please only drop off in the front of the school. The back parking lot is for buses and teacher parking.
Thanks so much.
Students will be competing in Spelling Bees in their ELAR classrooms the week of November 3. Winners
will advance to the School-Wide Spelling Bee on November 16. Parents will be sent an invitation if
your child progresses to the School-Wide Bee.
Thank you to all of the 8th grade parents who have emailed pictures of kids for the yearbook! We have
so many talented students here at CMS. We will try to use as many as possible. If you would still like
to submit photos (hobbies, talents, summer) send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to order a yearbook, go to http://www.smart-pay.com and order on line. If you
prefer, you can call1-800-853-1337 to order, or write a check to Smart Pay for $40 and submit to Kathy
Barton in room E123.
Donuts for Dads
Thank you to the Dad's Club for hosting Donuts for Dads this morning!!
No School November 2
Teachers will be scheduling conferences with parents for Monday, November 2, for students who
teachers feel a conference is necessary. However, if you would like to initiate a conference, feel free
to email your child's teacher.
Science Fair Judges
Interested in being a Science Fair Judge for CMS on January 25? If so, email Lisa Cook at
CMS will be participating in the Academic UIL Contest. This year we will be competing against the
other middle schools in McKinney, Allen, and Wylie. The competition is on Saturday, February 13, at
Dowell Middle School. We are telling students about the competition and the categories they can
participate in, which include Calculator Applications; Dictionary Skills; Editorial Writing; Impromptu
Speaking; Listening; Maps, Charts, and Graphs; Spelling; Social Studies; Math; Modern Oratory; Number
Sense; Oral Reading; Ready Writing; Science I and II. If your child chooses to compete, you will receive
more information from the sponsor.
Home Access Center
Remember to check your child's grades through our Home Access Center at this link:
Upcoming Home Student Activities
October 29 5:00 7th Volleyball vs HP
November 2 5:30 8th FB vs JMS @ MNHS
November 3 5:30 7th FB vs JMS @ MNHS
November 3 5:00 8th VB vs FMS @ CMS
November 4/5 VB Tournament @ FMS
Have an awesome Halloween!