Road construction is nearing completion and barricades should be removed sometime on Friday, September 22nd. I want to give a big HIGH FIVE to Fuller Construction for completing the project way ahead of schedule! I did not think that roads would be open until mid-October, so getting them back in the last week of September is a nice surprise! I'd also like to thank everyone for their patience during the road construction. Overall, I thought that traffic moved smoothly and it was great seeing so many of our students walking and riding bikes to school.
September 20, 20172017-2018 Chadron Public SchoolsHealth ScreeningsDear Parents/Guardians:Hope this letter finds each of you and your families enjoying the beautiful fall season!We are writing to let you know the 2017-2018 Chadron Public Schools Health Screenings will be held on September 25 and 26, 2017. The state of Nebraska requires students in 1st - 4th, 7th and 10th grades to complete a hearing, vision, dental and height, weight and blood pressure screenings. Students in 8th and 11th grades will complete a hearing and vision screening.
It's hard to believe, but we are already at the mid-quarter and that means Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC)! CMS will host PTC on Thursday, September 14th from 2-8 PM in the CMS Gym. CMS will have a 1:30 dismissal on that day. The rest of the district will have a regular schedule.
You may know that Mr. Kaus, Mrs. Skavdal and Mrs. Traphagan teach both 7th and 8th grade classes. Mrs. Hinman teaches 5th and 6th grade. In an effort to minimize wait times for these teachers we are asking that parents try to attend at the following times:
2:00-4:30 - 5th and 7th grade parents
If you haven't signed up for my Remind101 text messages, here's the information!
Throughout the school year, I send text reminders about schedule changes, school emergencies special events or school closings to anyone who has signed up for the service. If you'd like to add yourself to the list, text "@chadaronms" to the number "81010".
If at anytime you'd like to remove yourself from this private text messaging service, simply reply "@ LEAVE".
Three Chadron Public Schools students were featured in Summer 2017 edition of Humanities Nebraska Rapport. Chadron High School students Grace Sorenson and Lauren Collins represented Nebraska during the National Endowment for the Humanities' Day on Capitol Hill. Eighth grader, Tyler Kaus, was recognized for receiving the Outstanding Affiliate Entry award at the National History Day competition.
Congratulations to Grace, Lauren and Tyler for this recognition and thank you for being outstanding representatives for Chadron Public Schools!
CHS Featured In New NeLovesPS FilmChadron High School is one of the featured schools in the new Nebraska Loves Public Schools film to be released this September. The film highlights the unique story of families from the Marshall Islands that have moved to Chadron and enrolled their children in Chadron Public Schools.
Click here to register for the film's premier on September 27th in the Student Center Ballroom on the CSC campus.
The Chadron Middle School After School Program will kick off the new school year on Tuesday, August 22nd. The CMS ASP runs from 3:30-5:30 Monday-Thursday and on 1:30 Fridays from 1:30-4:30. Click on the link for more CMS ASP information.
Chadron Middle School will host an Open House from 6:00-7:00 PM on August 22nd. This is a low key, informal event whereby students can show their parents around the school and parents can meet their child's teachers. We look forward to seeing everyone!
We kicked off the 2017-18 school year with our welcome back assembly. We started by covering the basics, including our new T.H.I.N.K. Cardinal Pride program. In addition, We introduced the theme for the school year: Dream Big and G.R.O.W. (Goals, Resilience, Opportunity and Will). Next, Mrs. Traphagan, Mrs. McCartney, Mrs. Skavdal and Mrs. Waugh led the students in some welcome back cheers and we even had the Cardinal Mascot join us! Last, students were dismissed by grade level to get their schedules and then we started our regular 4 block rotation.
The City of Chadron will begin road construction at the intersection of 6th and Ann Street and roads will be blocked beginning on August 16th. The construction project will impact drop off and pick up at Chadron Middle School and Chadron Primary School. The map below shows the areas that will be blocked and suggested traffic routes. Also, please note that there will be no through traffic in the parking lot and the gate will be closed during school hours.
6th street from King to Chapin
Ann street from 5th to 7th
CMS will host two parent meetings - August 9th (5th Grade Orientation) and August 10th (6th-8th Grade). Both meetings will be held at 6 PM in the CMS gym. Families that have a 5th grade student and another student in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade do not need to attend both nights. The same information will be covered at both meetings.