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2nd Quarter Report Cards

Are now posted in Infinite Campus.  

Spelling Bee

Congrats to our winner, 6th grader Jordan Brown; and, our runner-up, 6th grader Lucy Furjanic!  Special thanks to our pronouncer, Dr. Kelly Moran; and our judges, Dr. Ed Klein, Mrs. Carrie Maronde and Mrs. Melissa Efantis.  A very special thanks goes to Mrs. Efantis for her efforts coordinating the event for our students!!!

4th & 5th Grade Holiday Celebrations

The pictures from the PTO celebrations are loaded onto Shutterfly. HERE is the link to view the site.  A password isn't needed to view the photos.  Downloads are free but require you to have an account (which is also free). Prints can be ordered through Shutterfly, we don't receive any profit from orders.

CMS and CMS PTO would like to extend many thanks to those who generously donated items and volunteered their time to make the Holiday event a success!  We are especially grateful to Denise Hagan at D is for Delicious for supplying 400 cookies for the students to decorate!  We could not have done it without all of you!!!

CMS Skating Party - take 2!!!  


6:00-8:00 pm

City Skate Center, Painesville

$4.00 Admission

Non-skaters are free

$3.00 Skate Rental

Concessions available for purchase

CMS Night at the Q
Picture this - $30 per person, CAVS game, Cleveland Monsters game and a ticket to Castaway Bay and a "high five tunnel" as the NBA players run onto the court during the CAVS game!!!!  We see this as a great opportunity for the families of CMS to get together outside of the school setting. There are a few slots left for the high-five tunnel if you are interested!  

The Cleveland Monsters Game, Castaway Bay Ticket Giveaway is Sunday, February 24 @ 3:00 pm.  The CAVS Game, Saturday, March 2 @ 5:00 pm.

The final deadline to process orders is January 31.  Please click HERE for more details and ordering form.  This form must be printed and sent into the main office.

CMS Talks

Chardon Middle School is proud to partner with Ravenwood Health to bring a NEW mini-series

to CMS for parents and guardians - CMS Talks (Chardon Mental Health Strategies)!  Topics include teen anxiety, organizational strategies, resiliency for students.  Click HERE for more information, dates and topics!  The first day is Thursday, 1/17/19 @ 6:30pm at CMS!  

Teen Vaping

?Vaping has become a trend in high schools nationwide including Chardon High School.  Please join us for this important conversation on vaping and the health risks for teens.  

We are pleased to have Dr. Ellen Rome as our speaker. Dr. Rome has been the Head of Adolescent Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic since 1994. She received her BA from Yale, her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, and her Master's in Public Health from Harvard University.  She is a local, national and international speaker on a variety of topics impacting youth. She is also the co-author of two books with Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen, You: The Owner's Manual for Teens and You: Raising Your Child from First Breath to First Grade. Click HERE for a flier and more information.  

Chardon Goes to the Musicals

Next up - School of Rock.  Click HERE for ordering information.

Hundreds of tickets have been sold this school year to Chardon families taking advantage of the Chardon Goes to the Musicals group sales for Playhouse Square.  As a reminder, it is not a fundraiser, simply a courtesy to the community. Please contact Elizabeth Fullerman at with any questions or to reserve upcoming tickets.  

After School of Rock, remaining shows for the 2018-19 school year include:
A Bronx Tale - Sunday, April 28 at 1pm
Dear Evan Hansen - Thursday, June 27 at 7:30pm
Come From Away - Sunday, July 28 at 6:30pm
Lion King - Thursday, August 8 at 7:30pm

Dates to Remember

  • 1/17:  CMS Talks (Parent presentation: organization)

  • 1/18:  No School for Students

  • 1/21:  No School - MLK Day

  • 1/22:  CLSD Board of Education Mtg

  • 1/23:  CMS Conferences - teacher invite only

  • 1/31:  CMS Skating Party

  • 2/1:  2nd Chicago Payment Due

  • 2/7:  5th grade DARE Graduation @ 6:30 at CMS

  • 2/14:  5th Grade Field Trip to Severance Hall

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