CMS LIP SYNC BATTLE

CMS LIP SYNC BATTLE 
AIRS LIVE AT SANBORN AUDITORIUM FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH 7 p.m.
WANT TO PEFORM? REGISTER HERE
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12TH
TRYOUTS/PREVIEW DAY: MARCH 6th
SOLO, DUET OR GROUPS WELCOME TO PERFORM!  
All CMS FACULTY, STUDENTS AND PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO REGISTER!

TICKET PRICE IS $15, CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE LIP SYNC BATTLE TICKET.

Announcements for Week of February 23

Challenge Success Coffee – Mark your calendars!
 Wednesday March 4, 7:00pm, Peabody Forum
 There has been a lot of discussion around our kids and technology.  We are looking for your best strategies for managing distractions at home!  Bring your best ideas and come share with all.  Let’s brainstorm how to get through this together!


Have you always been curious to learn more about Town Meeting?
Join the Parents Associations from CCHS, CMS, Alcott, Thoreau, and Willard for
Town Meeting 101 with Town Moderator Carmin Reiss
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7-8:30  

CCHS Learning Commons, 500 Walden Street, Concord


Reminder:  Still accepting registrations for the CMS PTG LIP SYNC BATTLE scheduled for Friday, March 27th – 7pm.


THANK YOU!!!
Thank you to the amazing custodial staff at CMS that work so hard to maintain both buildings and keep the school clean for the staff & students!   


All grades: Concord Ed Fund and Student Council are accepting submission for the $10,000 Student Idea Challenge. Students, follow this link for more information and to submit an idea!


Upcoming Events

February 24 – Classes Resume
February 24 – 8th Grade Human Sexuality Curriculum Parent Meeting at Peabody, 7pm (letter here)  
February 25 – Student half day (schedule here); Teacher Professional Day
February 25 – Concord/Carlisle School Committee Meeting, 6:30pm, Ripley Bldg.
February 27 – CMS Building Project Forum, 7pm
March 3 – Town Meeting 101 with Town Moderator, Carmin Reiss, CCHS Learning Commons, 7pm
March 4 – Challenge Success, 7pm Peabody Forum
March 11 – PTG meeting (Peabody)
March 13 – PTG coffee (Peabody)— Topic: METCO
March 27 – Lip Sync Battle  


Announcements for Week of February 9

Metco Family & Friends Sky Zone EventToday is the last day to RSVP. The Metco Family Friends Program will host its annual Sky Zone event on TuesdayFebruary 11, at Sky Zone Boston91B Sprague St Hyde Park, MA from 3-4:00 pm. Boston and Concord students are encouraged to reach out to their buddies from elementary school, and/or new friends they’ve made in middle school, to attend this event together. All expenses will be covered by the Family Friends Program. Concord students have the option to ride the Metco bus with their buddy ( with a note provided), which will make a special stop at Sky Zone, or families can pick up at CMS and drive to Sky Zone. There will also be a bus to return the Concord buddies back to Sanborn ( with a bus monitor), so please let me know if your child will be getting on that bus.  Pizza will be provided and students can bring money to buy snacks as well. Parents must complete an online waiver for each child (Sky Zone Waiver).  

Please RSVP to tanikaw261@gmail.com.


Don’t forget to register for the first ever CMS PTG LIP SYNC BATTLE

Friday, March 27th – 7pm.
Enter as a single, duet or group.  All CMS students, parents and faculty members are welcome to join the competition. 
COSTUMES & DANCE ROUTINES ENCOURAGED!!! 
Buy tickets here!
For more information: contact Carolyn Schweitzer at cdschweitzer@hotmail.com or Catherine Batsford at catherinebatsford@hotmail.com.


THANK YOU!!!
A big thank you to both Kristen Herbert for her informative presentation and the 6th grade homeBASE for sharing their inspirational initiative at our PTG meeting last Friday.  


Upcoming Events

February 10 – Challenge Success Meeting of Teachers, Staff & Students – Sanborn 3pm
February 12 – School Advisory Council meeting at Peabody, library, 7am (Agendas and minutes found here)
 February 15 – METCO “Strike Up Some Fun” at Boston Bowl, Boston from 1pm – 2:30pm
February 17 to February 21– February recess, NO SCHOOL
February 24 – 8th Grade Human Sexuality Curriculum Parent Meeting at Peabody, 7pm (letter here)  
February 25 – Student half day (schedule here); Teacher Professional Day


Announcements for Week of February 2

CMS PTG PRESENTS the first LIP SYNC BATTLE

Airing live at 7 p.m. in the Sanborn Auditorium on Friday, March 27th.
Enter as a single, duet or group.  All CMS students, parents and faculty members are welcome to join the competition.  Register here

COSTUMES & DANCE ROUTINES ENCOURAGED!!! 
Buy tickets here!

For more information: contact Carolyn Schweitzer at cdschweitzer@hotmail.com or Catherine Batsford at catherinebatsford@hotmail.com.


Please don’t miss our next PTG Meeting!

 We will be meeting at Peabody at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, February 7th. Kristen Herbert, Director of Teaching and Learning, will be giving a presentation about how Social Emotional Learning is being incorporated into the CMS curriculum. Please come to support her wonderful work in our district!


Receipt for 2019 tax donations received have been sent out via email. If you have not received a receipt for your 2019 donation please contact cmsptgtreasurer@gmail.com with your full name and donation amount. 


VOLUNTEER NEEDED!!!!

 The CMS would like to host a career day in June 2020.  This will be a wonderful day for students and a great opportunity for somebody to help shape the event by working closely with Justin Cameron to organize the event. If you are interested in organizing this or would like more details, please contact Justin directly.


8th Grade Parents/Guardians:

During the weeks of March 9 through June 5th, the 8th grade will be participating in the Human Sexuality component of the Health Education Curriculum. Mr. Bernie Wenstrom and Ms. Sharon Taft, Middle School Health Educators, will present an overview on Monday evening, February 3 at 7 p.m. in the Peabody Library. 
Please follow this link for the full letter and if you choose to opt out your 8th grader, this letter must be returned to the school by February 24.


THANK YOU!!!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the production of Mary Poppins, Jr.  All your hard work paid off.  The show was amazing!


Upcoming Events

February 3 to February 11 – 8th Grade students select CCHS 9th grade classes in ASPEN 
February 7 – PTG Meeting – meets at Peabody at 10:15 a.m.
February 15 to February 23 – February recess, NO SCHOOL
February 25– Student half day (schedule here); Teacher Professional Day


Donate to the PTG

The PTG relies exclusively on parent contributions to support our students. We will spend approximately $100/per child annually, however, donations of all amounts are greatly appreciated!

Weekly Announcements

The CMS PTG sends out Weekly Announcements on Sundays. If you are not receiving them, please click the link below to sign up:

CMS PTG Weekly Email Sign Up

Our Mailing Address

Concord Middle School
ATTN: PTG
835 Old Marlboro Road
Concord, MA 01742