Tuesday, March 29 – E DAY

Let’s welcome Hannah Betts to Peabody 6th grade.  Hannah will shadow with Mia Caruso today.

Let’s also welcome Elliott Chapman who will be shadowing Declan Keefe for the day. Elliott will be joining CMS in the fall.

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.

Girls softball intramurals will begin the week of April 11th.  We will meet every Wednesday and Friday at Sanborn until 4:30 pm.  Make sure you have a ride or take 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.

Read-Off Update:  This is the last week to record books.  Sanborn 1st Place: Ms. Shea -Peabody 1st Place: Ms. Hogan-Stedman.

Dodgeball: 6th graders meet for the last time on Wednesday.

Postural Screening ends this Friday, April 1.

Please donate gently used clothing and shoes to Cradles to Crayons! Project 351 is leading a Cradles to Crayons drive right here in Concord MA.

Wish our math team good luck on their final competition Thursday, March 31 at Lincoln Middle School. Our team has had a great year and hope to end it with a bang! Team- the bus will leave directly after school. BE SURE TO WEAR YOUR SHIRTS.

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 are invited to sign-up for spring sports outside the office at each building. Students must have a current physical on file with the nurse in order to participate. 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

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