Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

New Student Orientation on Monday Evening - This session is for both students and parents, for all 5th graders and new-to-CBMS 6th-8th graders.  The purpose is to give you all an opportunity to hear and see how our school functions before the first day of school.  5:30-6:30 in the Cougar Cafetorium.  

Form Packets, with all of those start-of-year forms, will be coming home on Tuesday in your child's "backpack express".  Thanks in advance for attending to these forms, and returning them with your child asap!

Bus schedules can be found by clicking here.

Cougar Cafe Menu can be found by visiting the Food Service website - click here.

Planners/Agendas can be purchased for $4 at the CBMS office.  (Quest Team- note that your team has different agendas)

8th Grade Math and Algebra - this year all 8th graders will have the opportunity to earn high school Algebra credit through achievement in the core team 8th grade math class.  Connected Math 3 is the latest version of this program, and the one we are using, and the 8th grade curriculum has proven extremely robust in Algebra concepts.  Thus, there will be no separate Algebra Seminar.  Student progress towards the meeting and exceeding of Algebra standards will be clear as the year progresses, and you can expect to hear more about this as the year gets rolling.   

7th and 8th Grade Harwood Middle School Fall Sports will begin Aug 27 with our Parent/Athlete/Coach Meeting at 6:00 in the Harwood Auditorium. This is for MS XC (HUMS and CBMS), and MS Field Hockey (HUMS and CBMS).  Prior to the first practice, all participants must be registered through Family ID online registration. NO paper forms will be accepted. Additionally, proof of a physical within the last 2 years is also required.  Information on signing up online can be found by clicking here.  Any questions, please email Sue Duprat at sduprat@wwsu.org

Babysitter Training  A session will be held on Sat, Nov 1 and another one on Sat, Nov 8, for students who are ages 11 years and up.  You only need to sign up for one of the sessions.  The maximum class size is 12 students and the minimum to run the class is 7.  The course starts sharply at 8:30AM and finishes right at 3PM.  Students need to bring a bag lunch, beverages, snacks, and pencil.  To hold their slot, a check must be made payable to Harwood Union for $55.  It can be mailed to the attention of Mary Holden; Harwood Union High School; 458 VT RTE 100; S. Duxbury, VT 05660. 

Upcoming Dates of Note:
  • August 25th- New Student Orientation, for all 5th graders and parents, and "new-to-CBMS" 6th-8th graders and parents- 5:30-6:30PM
  • August 26th - First Day of School- school starts at 7:45AM, with dismissal beginning at 2:20PM.
  • August 27th- Harwood Fall Sports Meeting for 7th and 8th grade x-country and field hockey teams. 6PM at HUHS auditorium.
  • August 28th- Team Titan BBQ and Potluck- Hope Davey Park- 5PM
  • September 1- Labor Day- no school today
  • September 25- Back to School Night- 6:15- 8PM

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