CMDS Grads, Dads Take Mission Trip to China Orphanage

A tight-knit group of CMDS graduates took their servant hearts abroad this summer, embarking on an 11-day mission trip to Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village in Tianjin, China. The group consisted of nine high school seniors, one college student and two dads, Bruce Grissom and Stan Harding. They spent most of their time at Shepherd’s Field, [...]

CMDS Grads, Dads Take Mission Trip to China Orphanage2017-06-26T15:53:41+00:00

Should Your Child Take Music Lessons?

Research has proven that a music education can be beneficial to children. The benefits range from improved language development to enhanced brain function. From sharper math, critical thinking and leadership skills to increased IQ. As the Maxine Moore Music Academy gets ready to kick off a new semester, Director Rick Forbus recently answered a few [...]

Should Your Child Take Music Lessons?2018-11-16T20:12:29+00:00

CMDS Discovery Lab: ‘A Room They’ll Love to Come To’

Linda Patterson is reinventing herself this year, shifting from a 30-year career as a CMDS JK teacher to the new STEAM-influenced Early Childhood Discovery Lab. When asked what kind of things the children will study in the new weekly Encore class, Patterson responded as any good scientist would, with a series of questions. “What is [...]

CMDS Discovery Lab: ‘A Room They’ll Love to Come To’2017-06-26T15:53:43+00:00

Top 10 Back-to-School Steps for Parents

by Rebecca Gieselmann The countdown is officially on! With five days left before the start of school, we asked CMDS Guidance Counselor Rebecca Gieselmann to share with us her top 10 list of things parents can do to get their kids set up for a successful school year. CMDS Counselor Rebecca Gieselmann Have [...]

Top 10 Back-to-School Steps for Parents2018-11-16T20:00:51+00:00