Top 6 Ways to Have a Great School Year

As parents, we want to help our children be successful in elementary school, but sometimes knowing how to help can be overwhelming. You want your child to be active but also know she needs rest. You want your child to excel academically but also know his instruction should be age-appropriate. CMDS 4th Grade Language [...]

Top 6 Ways to Have a Great School Year2018-11-16T19:56:37+00:00

Getting Back in the Homework Groove

by Julie Reynolds CMDS 5th & 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher Julie Reynolds Back to school means back to schedules, routines, earlier bedtimes and homework. For many students, this may be an easy transition. For others, summer may have been just too much fun, and they are not ready for it to end. [...]

Getting Back in the Homework Groove2018-11-16T19:58:06+00:00

Back to School: Excitement or Anxiety?

by Rebecca Gieselmann For some students, going back to school in August brings excitement over seeing friends again, buying new uniforms and meeting their teacher. CMDS Counselor Rebecca Gieselmann But for other students, the start of a new school year brings many anxious thoughts: What will my teacher be like? Where is my [...]

Back to School: Excitement or Anxiety?2018-11-16T19:59:36+00:00