CMS Student Council will be selling carnations during tutorial and all lunch hours starting Monday Jan. 24th through Feb. 4th. Flowers are $2 each or 3 for $5.
5 months ago, Dow, Michelle
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8 Red students had the opportunity to learn to sew winter hats during EPIC. Looking good!
6 months ago, Jess Krahnke
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Congratulations to the CMS Spelling Bee champions!!!! Tied for 3rd place - Avery and Madi, in 2nd place - Taryn, and our 1st place spelling bee winner is - Rachel! Great job to all who participated!
6 months ago, Jess Krahnke
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Congratulations to the CMS Spelling Bee champions!!!! Tied for 3rd place - Avery and Madi, in 2nd place - Taryn, and our 1st place spelling bee winner is - Rachel! Great job to all who participated!
6 months ago, Jess Krahnke
The 8 Red students have been talking about WWI in social science and how much of the war was fought in trenches. Students were asked to recreate trench warfare in a shoebox.
6 months ago, Lynn, Robert
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Enyart SS
Enyart SS
Enyart SS
8Gold team has selected their Smarty Pants students for December. We appreciate these students for always being team players, being kind to other students, and working hard in their classes. Congratulations Sydney and Mason!!
6 months ago, Dow, Michelle
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Students on 8 Red at CMS have enjoyed a variety of activities this week in EPIC, leading up to Christmas break. In Mrs. Richter’s room, students created Christmas ornaments out of LEGOs. The student voted the best creation won a M&M candy cane.
6 months ago, Tiffany Richter
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Ninth grade registration letters were mailed out on January 3 to all current 8th grade students. Parents and guardians will be able to schedule an in-person conference with a high school counselor through their Skyward account. The window to schedule the conference begins on January 5th and ends on January 14. Conferences will be held at the middle school on January 18-21. High School counselors will be at the middle school to meet with all 8th graders on January 11 to discuss high school and course information. Please expect your student to come home with a packet of information as well as a green scheduling form on the evening of January 11. Thank you! Beth Nelson School Counselor Charleston High School 217-639-5013 nelsonb@charleston.k12.il.us
6 months ago, Lynn, Robert
1st hour art students at CMS have had a busy week of traveling! For their 2nd project, they learned a valuable life lesson on hand sewing & machine sewing. They made 225+ emojis to pass out to the students at Mark Twain. I'm so proud of all this group accomplished this quarter!
7 months ago, Darbie Thompson
Students pass out their handsewn emoji plushies to the kids at Mark Twain!
8th graders learning how to use the sewing machine and teaching each other to use it!
Art students  pass out emojis to Mark Twain students!
Students pass out their handsewn emoji plushies to the kids at Mark Twain!
Blankets made during 8th Grade Service Day were donated to a local nursing home.
7 months ago, Tiffany Richter
8th graders holding blankets
Parents, just a reminder that Friday, December 17th is an early dismissal and Charleston Middle School will be dismissing at 1:25. Everyone have a Happy Holiday! #cmscusd1
7 months ago, Lynn, Robert
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Last week, CMS art students from 1st & 2nd quarter put their art display for the winter art show. The Community Art class also sold art & dog treats to raise money for the Coles County Animal Shelter. They had a goal of $150 and ended up making $376! Thanks to all that came out!
7 months ago, Darbie Thompson
Top and Bottom:  Paintings by first hour. Middle: Personality Portraits & Geometric Animals by 7th grade. Anime Portraits and Oil Resist Mosaics by 8th Grade
Toilet Paper Desserts by 7th grade
Top: Toilet  Paper Meals and Carved Abstract sculptures by 8th grade. Bottom:  Painting by Remi Davis and Amelia Staton
Artwork and dog treats for sale by first hour students
CMS students in first hour art decided to raise money for the Coles County Animal Shelter. They made and sold both art and dog treats at the art show last week. They raised $376 (exceeding their goal of $150)! Today, they delivered the money and got to visit the animals!
7 months ago, Darbie Thompson
Students visit the animal shelter
Students visit the animal shelter
Students visit the animal shelter
Students visit the animal shelter
Mrs. McMahan’s EPIC class won “The Gnome” during today’s friendly 8Gold competition: tallest, freestanding Christmas tree made from triangular pyramids. Congrats!!
7 months ago, Spear, Spencer
McMahan’s EPIC
McMahan’s EPIC
Tomorrow night the CMS art students will be putting on an art show! Additionally, first hour students are raising money for the Coles County Animal Shelter. They made art to sell for $5 and dog treats for $3. Stop by and enjoy the art!
7 months ago, Darbie Thompson
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8th grade student, Caydean Chancellor made a birdhouse on his own after his experience working with birdhouses during our service day. Amazing talent and great work, Caydean!!
8 months ago, Tiffany Richter
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Caydean Chancellor
Students in Mrs. Richter’s 8th grade Epic building a shoe tower with only shoes on their feet. Tallest tower wins; It’s team building at its finest!
8 months ago, Tiffany Richter
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Thank you to all 8th grade students and supporters for a FANTASTIC service day!
8 months ago, Jess Krahnke
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We are so proud our 8th graders!
8 months ago, Jess Krahnke
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8th Grade Service Day 2021!!!
8 months ago, Jess Krahnke
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