Tuesday, March 22 – A DAY

Slash starts TODAY!!!

7th & 8th Grade Spring Dance is on Friday, April 1 from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Sanborn Cafeteria. Tickets are $5.00 each only sold at the door. This event is intended for CMS students only. Guests of CMS students may accompany only if they are Concord residents and arrive accompanied by a parent to introduce, sign them in, and provide emergency contact information. Also, there will be a Boston bus leaving Sanborn @ 9:00 p.m. going to Franklin Park. Please sign up in the office if you are interested in taking the bus.

Have you seen the new TV monitors in your building?  Soon they will be up and running with news, videos of CMS sporting events, choral events, band events and dude perfect episodes!!!  We are trying to see if there is interest in forming a club for this. If you are interested, please sign up in the main offices.

Dodgeball meets on Monday for ⅞ graders and for 6th graders on Wednesday.  We will meet in the Sanborn gym until 4:30.

Postural Screening will take place during gym classes in both buildings  through April 1.  Girls, please wear a sports bra or bathing suit top. If we have specific documentation that screening was done by your MD within the last year, you will be excused from screening. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact your building nurse.

Intramural Volleyball meets on Thursday only this week until 4:30 at Sanborn.. Please be sure to have a ride or take the bus at 4:30.

LIBRARY READ OFF: Our annual read off ends April 1st..  This year’s competition will be between home rooms…we will keep a running tally on display in the library – the homeroom who reads the most books during the read off will earn 50 points towards the year-long “Homeroom Cup” (to add to points earned during Halloween and Maroon/Gold day)!  Teachers are encouraged to align with a homeroom and participate too.

Intramural tennis will begin on Monday, April 4th (weather permitting).  Sessions will be held on Mondays and Thursdays. Advanced players will meet Mondays and intermediate/beginner players will meet Thursdays at Rideout field in West Concord.  Students interested in learning how to play tennis or improve your skills should sign up in the main office.  There will be a general meeting on Thursday, March31st in the Sanborn  cafeteria from 2:40 – 3:30.  Please plan to take the late bus home or have a parent pick-up on that day.  Any questions please email Ms. Talbot. ktalbot@concordps.org

7th and 8th graders:  Softball and baseball will begin tryouts on Monday, April 4 (weather permitting).  In addition to a physical, students and parents must complete a try-out expectations form before the first day of try-outs. Track practice will begin also begin on Monday, April 4.

Do you want to be Principal for the Day? Are you an artist or photographer? Enter the CMS Photo and Drawing Contest and help the fisher and migratory birds at Drumlin Farm. Enter photography or artwork on any of these subjects: nature, wildlife or pets. Submit 8×10 photos or artwork in the box in the main office. Include a donation of $1, $3 or $5. For every entry you will get 1, 3 or 5 tickets. Homeroom with the most entries will get 50 points towards the Homeroom cup. Prizes will be drawn at random – first prize is Principal for the Day, 2nd Prize is choose a Spirit Day and 3rd prize gift or gift card from local business.  Entry deadline is April 8th!  See the signs up around school or check animalsandplanet.weebly.com/ for more info.

The 7th and 8th grade Journalism Class would like to conduct a poll. Please take a minute and take this poll. We will provide the results in an upcoming newsletter. Here is the link: CMS Poll

Animals and Planet Club meets again on  March 30 from 2:30-3:40 in the Sanborn Main Lab.

It is time to order your 2015-2016 Concord Middle School Yearbook!  Please click this link for more information: yearbook