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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 Drama Club

We are gearing up for our spring season of the CMS Drama Club sponsored by Geauga Lyric Theater.  Rehearsals will begin mid-Febrary. Interested 4th and 5th graders, click HERE for more information.  Interested 6th & 7th grade students click HERE.  

CMS Track

7th and 8th graders interested in participating in track this spring, please complete all the necessary forms on Final Forms.  Athletes must have current physical on file with the school, as well as other necessary medical, emergency, and release forms needed.  If you already have done this for a previous sport this year, you just need to log in and verify that everything is correct and up to date. If you are new to Final Forms, you will need to create a new account, and go from there.  We only need a paper copy of the physical (all 6 pages), you will need to print that and that is what your doctor will sign. We look forward to an awesome spring track season! Questions? Contact Coach Martin at  

Student Council Updates

Spirit week- February 4th -8th

Monday- Pajama day

Tuesday- science day (dress like a scientist)

Wednesday- Crazy hat/socks day

Thursday- Dress like your favorite teacher

Friday- Sports Day

Our next project will be entitled "Sweet Dreams"

CMS will be supporting Team Olivia.  Olivia was from Ashtabula and recently passed away from cancer.  One of her projects was to collect pajamas for children that are hospitalized.  To support this initiative, Student Council will be selling Candy Grams during the lunch periods for $1.00 and all proceeds will go towards purchasing PJs.  

5th - 7th grade Girls Interested in Scouting

Do you enjoy camping, hiking, shooting, sports and helping others in your community?!  Click HERE for more information!  

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 group was small but mightly, with lots of great information shared!  We look forward to seeing more parents on February 19.

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 on Thursday, 2/7 at Chardon High School.  

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

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.

Geauga County Maple Festival Pageant

The Geauga County Maple Festival is now accepting applications for their 2019 Royal court.

Females in 2nd-12th grade can run for any of the listed divisions below. Males in 2nd grade can

run for prince and 9th-12th grade can run for king. We are only accepting paper applications, to

obtain an application please go to our website at and click on events

and what pageant you would like to receive an application for. Please note that the Junior

pageant consists of the prince and princess, little miss, young miss and junior miss all

information for those divisions will be under Junior pageant.


Prince & Princess: 2nd graders

Little Miss: 3rd - 4th graders

Young Miss: 5th - 6th graders

Junior Miss: 7th- 8th graders.

Queen & King: 9th - 12th graders

Deadline for the Junior pageant applications is February 24th, 2019

Deadline for the Queen and King pageant applications is February 22nd, 2019

Contact with any questions.  

Dates to Remember

  • 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

  • 2/7:  Teen Vaping Discussion @ CHS

  • 2/13:  CMS PTO Meeting

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

  • 2/19:  CMS Talks (Parent presentation: teen anxiety)

  • 3/14:  CMS Talks (Parent presentation: resiliency)

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