Challenge Versus Frustration: Helping your Child Choose the Right Book

Helping your children pick a book that is the right “level” can be difficult. Whether your child is choosing a book for a book report at school or just a fun read for your Fall Break getaway, you want to ensure he or she is challenged, but not frustrated. We asked three CMDS Literature and [...]

Challenge Versus Frustration: Helping your Child Choose the Right Book2017-06-26T15:53:41+00:00

Evaluate, Practice Fire Prevention and Safety Plan

A Memphis house fire this week claimed the lives of nine people, including six children, ages 2 to 17. It was the city’s most deadly blaze in nearly a century. With this tragedy on all of our hearts, CMDS would like to encourage you and your family to evaluate your own fire prevention and safety [...]

Evaluate, Practice Fire Prevention and Safety Plan2017-06-26T15:53:41+00:00

10 Things to Know About CKLA

You have probably heard your child’s teacher, or even your child, mention CKLA. But you may not have a clue what it is. Director of Curriculum Alissa Abercrombie is here to give you 10 things you need to know about Core Knowledge Language Arts and how it’s transforming classrooms at CMDS. CMDS Curriculum [...]

10 Things to Know About CKLA2018-11-16T20:09:51+00:00