Friday, September 12, 2014

Sept 12

PTO Newsletter- click here for all the hot news on our PTO!

8th Grade Vermont Statehouse Page Program - click here for more info.  October 2nd is the deadline.  

E-Community Bulletin info on CrossFit Kids and  Mysteries of Monarchs: A Benefit for North Branch Nature Center  - Click here to access.  

Grades 5/6 Fun Nights- put these dates on your calendar...7-9PM.  October 3rd, December 5th, January 30th, and April 3rd.  

Grades 7/8 Dances...put these dates on your calendars.  All events are 7-9PM.    Sept 19 (at Ice Center), Oct 24 (at CBMS), Nov 14 (at HUMS), Dec 12 (at CBMS), Jan 23 (at HUMS), Feb 13 (at CBMS), April 3 (at Ice Center), May 15 (at CBMS)

Hi everyone!  For our Change the World project at CBMS this year, we will be supporting and working with the Alzheimer's Association. Our first monthly project  we will be participating in a 2 mile walk fundraiser in Shelburne, VT. If you would like to support and possibly contribute to my fund raising efforts please click the link below. No amount is too small, and we greatly appreciate any donation.  Click Here to Donate!  Thank you very much - we appreciate your support.  Sam Widschwenter, Julia Robinson, and Wyatt Cunningham

Not Having Luck Asking the Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Here are some other questions to ask that might elicit a different response than "Good".  (NBC News story is here)

#1. What was the best thing that happened at school today? (What was the worst thing that happened at school today?)
#2. Tell me something that made you laugh today.
#3. If you could choose who would you like to sit by in class? (Who would you NOT want to sit by in class? Why?)
#4. Where is the coolest place at the school?
#5. Tell me a weird word that you heard today. (Or something weird that someone said.)
#6. If I called your teacher tonight what would she tell me about you?
#7. How did you help somebody today?
#8. How did somebody help you today?
#9. Tell me one thing that you learned today.
#10. When were you the happiest today?
#11. When were you bored today?
#12. If an alien spaceship came to your class and beamed up someone who would you want them to take?
#13. Who would you like to play with at recess that you’ve never played with before?
#14. Tell me something good that happened today.
#15. What word did your teacher say most today?
#16. What do you think you should do/learn more of at school?
#17. What do you think you should do/learn less of at school?
#18. Who in your class do you think you could be nicer to?
#19. Where do you play the most at recess?
#20. Who is the funniest person in your class? Why is he/she so funny?
#21. What was your favorite part of lunch?
#22. If you got to be the teacher tomorrow what would you do?
#23. Is there anyone in your class that needs a time out?
#24. If you could switch seats with anyone in the class who would you trade with? Why?
#25. Tell me about three different times you used your pencil today at school.

Upcoming Dates of Note:
  • September 16- CBMS PTO meeting- 6:30PM- CBMS Library
  • September 19- HUMS Grades 7 & 8 Dance- W'bury Ice Center- 7-9PM. $5 at the door, $2 skate rental
  • September 25- Back to School Night- 6:15- 8PM
  • October 3rd- School Photo Day
  • October 8th- Walk & Bike to School Day!

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