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Principal News Letter

November 27 - December 1st

Article Date: Dec 04, 2023

Reading Options

To read this newsletter in another language, please look at the bar to the right that says "translate newsletter" and pick your language.

Para leer este boletín en otro idioma, mire la barra a la derecha que dice "traducir boletín" y elija su idioma.

Accessing The Newsletter On Your Phone

If you are accessing the CMS Newsletter on your phone, the translate link is in a slightly different location. At the bottom right of your screen you will see a little man in a circle. If you click on that, the translation link will come up.

Si está accediendo la hoja informativa de CMS en su teléfono celular, el enlace de traducción a español se encuentra en la parte inferior derecha de la pantalla. Ahí verá una caricatura de un hombrecito en un círculo. Si hace clic en eso, aparecerá el enlace de traducción.

Principal's Message

December 1st, 2023

Principal’s Message

Mountaineer Families,

Welcome back! Please see important points to talk to your student(s) about in regards to iPads and showing up to class prepared and ready to learn.

Gabe

Parents and Guardians - Help Us Help You!

Our students aren't taking care of their iPads correctly and most recently we have seen damage that could have been avoided. We have two areas we'd like your support in setting our expectations for iPads.

  1. All iPads should be placed in lockers when going to lunch. We are seeing iPads thrown, left, dropped, tossed, hurled during lunch time.
  2. When attending PE class, in the gym, teachers prefer iPads be put in lockers.

These two locations are where most iPad damage is happening and we think that with some encouragement on your end, we can reduce the cost of replacing those iPads which are being damaged.

Need to purchase an iPad cover, replacements can be purchased at CMS for $18 in the main office with Destiny Wilder.

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Broken iPad - Lunch

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Check iPad Covers

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Damaged iPad Cover

Students Struggling to Show Up to Class Prepared - Asks from teachers!

We are noticing that a majority of students are struggling to come to class prepared with necessary handouts and/or supplies. Please check in with your student to see if they have a binder or system of organization.


Recently, Cascade purchased binders, pencils, and pencil pouches for students with the intent of having students make less trips to their locker and be adequately prepared for class. More than half of the students are not using a binder and do not have a system of organization. Students frequently have to leave class once the bell rings to get needed supplies resulting in unexcused tardies and lost instruction time. Please speak to your student about this to gain their perspective and possibly encourage them to use a binder to be successful academically in each of their classes this year.

This is a habit that we want all students to have mastered before they leave for high school.

Thank you,

CMS Staff




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Assistant Wrestling Coach Needed!

CMS is looking for an assistant wrestling coach. Please share this link to the job application with those interested. Wrestling season begins in January when we return from the winter holiday.

Assistant Wrestling Coach Application - Link

Specific questions, please reach out to Athletic Director and Head Coach [email protected]



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CLIMB Cards Celebrations

This week, the following students have won the CLIMB card drawing! Congrats to all CMS students who have been recognized for these positive characteristics in our school.

  • Kade Allen
  • Sawyer Crown
  • Anders Bjornstad
  • Reikli Hutson
  • Fox Huston
  • Rebekah Kimbrough
  • Silas Oneill
  • Seinna Cochrane
  • Ethan Acuna

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Yearbook orders are now on sale!

They are $25.00 and can be ordered either in person at CMS with Ms. Destiny in the front office or online at:

https://touchbase.bend.k12.or.us/

Order your 2023-24 Yearbook by January 1st to guarantee your purchase.

Thank you for supporting Cascade Middle School and we look forward to sharing our exciting school memories with students at the Yearbook release party in June!

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Interested in the Spirit Rock? Check out the link.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0948A9A92DA7FA7-cascade#/

Thanks for buying a space on the CMS SPIRT ROCK! Please review the available slots below and click on the gray "Sign Up" tab next to the date you want to reserve. You provide the spray paint or house paint needed to paint the spirit rock. You can come the day before after 4pm to paint the rock for your scheduled slot.


Cost : $10 to paint the Spirit Rock. PLEASE PAY CMS DIRECTLY TO THE FRONT OFFICE WITH CASH or CHECK made out to Cascade Middle School. Office Hours are 8:00am-4:00pm M-F. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions. Thanks so much!

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Cascade Middle School - Bend Oregon

After attending Cascade Middle School, students will become lifelong learners able to embrace challenges while becoming successful members of their communities. As effective collaborators, our students will celebrate diversity while working with others to creatively solve problems.