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We hope you can join us on September 1
for Open House and Orientation
6th Grade Orientation 1:00-2:30 PM
7th and 8th Grades Open House 3:00-6:00 PM
Time: 2:45 – 4:00
Location: CHMS gymnasium
Cost: $25.00—cash or check (make checks payable to CHMS)
You must have your physical form filled out and signed by a parent in order to receive your physical. Have your parents fill out all information BEFORE arriving. You may get physical forms in your school’s main office or online at http://www.vhsl.org/sportsmed.physical-examination-requirement. Be sure to ALSO complete the concussion form as well.
Physicals will be given by Bon Secours.
Contact Rene’ Rush @ Rene_Rush@colonialhts.net
Used by sports teams, church groups, PTOs, scout groups, non-profit organizations and many more. Better than selling sandwiches, candy, or cookies and you'll make more money. Earn $10 for each book that is purchased!
Fundraiser benefits the CHMS PTO.
Thursday, March 10
Join us in welcoming author A.B. Westrick to CHMS. Ms. Westrick will conduct writing process workshops with students during the day and will present a “Story Behind the Story” talk for parents and the community at 6:15 p.m. in the auditorium.
One goal of Colonial Heights Schools is to increase Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) instruction throughout the division. Two years ago the seventh grade team at the Middle School developed and implemented an authentic problem-based STEM unit. The See Less Sea-Less Seagulls unit has received wide recognition in the local papers, as well as a number of commendations. The project was featured at the 2015 VASCD Annual Conference, and a paper about it was recently published in Science Scope—a nationally refereed journal on the topic of science education.
Most recently, the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition selected the See Less Sea-Less Seagulls unit as one of the 2016 Programs That Work awardees. This is prestigious award shared with only seven other divisions this year. Governor Terry McAuliffe recognized the seventh grade teachers at a reception for the award at the Library of Virginia in January. Joe Douglas, Kate Ewalt, Virginia Russell, Melinda Kelly, Allison Whitley and Bill Hortz attended the event.
You can read the nationally-published article on the project by clicking on the PDF Link.
We would like to congratulate Benson Yang for winning the CHMS and CHPS Division-Wide Spelling Bees! Good Luck in the Regional Spelling Bee in March!
VASDDC Theater Coach of the Year
Jeff Clevenger of Colonial Heights MS
An important letter to parents is being sent home with students this afternoon regarding recent events at the Middle School.