Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dec 16

Many thanks to Berlin City Kia for awarding CBMS the following generous grants:
  • Tech Ed- $1,000.00 to replace the aged and ailing TV
  • Team Wizards- $1500 for standing desks
  • Library- $500 for high interest/low level books, to meet the needs of our struggling readers

Winter Wednesday Program- new to CBMS this year! We have created this program to promote movement opportunities for those students not going to Stowe for the Ski/Ride program. The offerings are still being firmed up, but right now include: Ice skating, X-country skiing, Snowshoeing, Woods adventures (fire/shelter building, animal tracking), Volleyball, Basketball, Sledding, Strength & Conditioning, and Yoga. Students will be signing up for offerings next week, and this program will begin in the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan 4th.


CBMS Basketball Team Schedules can be found here

HUMS Team Schedules (nordic skiing, wrestling, and gymnastics) can be found here. 


Wizards Food Drive:  Please bring in canned food and other non-perishable food items to donate to the Duxbury food shelf.  The food drive will be on until Dec 22nd, and there is a collection box in the front lobby.  Thanks for participating!

Ponderable:Student engagement in school is fundamental to positive educational and life outcomes, including learning, achievement, graduation, and persistence in higher education. By contrast, disengagement can be a precursor to negative outcomes, including low achievement, social and emotional withdrawal, and dropping out.” Kristy Cooper, Tara Kintz, and Andrew Miness. From “Reflectiveness, Adaptivity, and Support: How Teacher Agency Promotes Student Engagement” by Kristy Cooper, Tara Kintz, and Andrew Miness in American Journal of Education, November 2016


Next Cougar Comments will be on Dec 31. Happy, Safe, and Restful Holidays to you all!

Upcoming Dates of Note

  • Dec 21- 5:44am- Winter begins!
  • Dec 22- All-School Music Assembly- Peace in the Valley- 1:45-2:30 
  • Dec 23- break until Jan 3 
  • Jan 4- Stowe Ski-Ride program begins 
  • Jan 11- CBMS PTO meeting- 6:30pm in the CBMS Library 
  • Jan 11- HUUSD Board meeting- 6pm- HUHS Library 
  • Jan 12- PTO parent presentation- Safe Technology- 5:30- CBMS Library 
  • Jan 16- MLK, Jr Day- No School for Students today 
  • Jan 20- Grades 7/8 Dance @ HUMS- 7-9pm 
  • Jan 25- HUUSD Board meeting- 6pm- HUHS Library

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