The end of the month means Book Bistro time in the CMS IMC! Fifteen students enjoyed lunch, treats and new books today. The November Frequent Flyer winner was Austin! He read ten books this month and won fabulous prizes! Congratulations Austin! #cmscusd1
CMS student leaders were recognized during a recent assembly. At the assembly there was also a tug of war contest between 8th grade and 7th grade; then the 8th grade took on the teachers! #cusd1#cms
Starting Monday, December 4, 2023 join students and staff at CMS for the 12 Days of Christmas Spirt! #cusd1#cms
Seventh graders enjoy the sights of the season in the CMS IMC during lunch! Card games, board games and online games are helping students begin with the end in mind, think win-win, synergize and sharpen the saw during the mid-day break. #cmscusd1
CMS is thankful to many of our area businesses who helped make our Veterans Day program a great success! Thank you for your support of our students, veterans, and community!
CMS hosted a special Veterans Day program on November 10. CMS welcomed over 45 veterans with over 200 years of active service combined. Our local heroes enjoyed a breakfast and program that featured our CMS Harmonix, CMS choir, CMS band, and Patriot Pen essay finalists.
This year our special CMS Veteran Honoree was Kim White. Kim was honored for her service to our country as well as continued service to our community.
Dale Downs of the VFW Local 1592 was recognized with the creation of the Dale Downs Service Award to be given annually to an 8th grader who displays service to community. Dale has served our country and community for over 25 years with his work with CMS students.
CMS wishes everyone a Happy Veterans Day, welcome home, and thank you for your service.
Charleston Middle School has a new monthly award this year called “Going the Extra Mile.” Any staff member can nominate a colleague who has done extraordinary things and has gone above what is expected of them on a day-to-day basis. This month's recipients are Brittany Clough, 8th grade Math teacher and Jill Shrader, 8th grade LBS 1 teacher.
Do you like chess or want to learn how to play? Any 7th or 8th grade student who has an interest in chess, there will be an informational meeting Wednesday, November 15th during EPIC period.
Charleston Middle School is currently having a wrapping paper drive for One Stop Community Christmas. We will be collecting wrapping paper until November 30th.
The Student Leadership Council at CMS will be collecting socks and blankets the week of November 13-17, to donate to the Haven House in Mattoon.
Congratulations to the 8 Gold students who received the Smarty Pants for October!! Great work Jay and Faik!!
8th graders participated in a service day. 8th graders in Ms. Enyart's group made snowmen from socks to give to all staff at CMS. #cms#cusd1
These 8th graders participated in service day by helping Carl Sandburg teachers and students.
Some 8th grade students spending their time at Catholic Charities and Food for Kids for service day.
Congratulations to Kaylin for being the October Frequent Flyer winner in the CMS IMC! Enjoy your prizes and keep reading! #cmscusd1
CMS is hosting a Blood Drive in their media center next week on Monday, October 30th from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: CharlestonMS to schedule an appointment.
CMS 7th Grade student, Caleb B. has been "rocking" the National Anthem at our basketball games on the electric guitar. Thanks Caleb! #cmscusd1
It's Book Fair Week at CMS! Students can visit the book fair several times during the school day! Students and parents/guardian can shop together during Student-Led Conferences Thursday and Friday of this week! You can shop from home using our school fair webpage https://www.scholastic.com/bf/charlestonmiddleschool3
Set up an e-wallet for your students' school shopping experience! Our goal is 200 books to CMS students this week! Thank you for supporting reading at CMS! #cmscusd1
There's lots of excitement in the CMS Media Center on Friday the 13th! Seventh grade Social Studies students are trying to break out and save the citizens of Salem in 1692! Will they break out in time? #cmscusd1