Halloween Traditions, Celebrations Around the World

by Amanda Mallory Costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, spooky decorations: these are probably some of the things you envision when you think about Halloween. But how do people celebrate this holiday around the world? Amanda Mallory You might be surprised by the similarities and differences between Halloween in the U.S. and in other countries. [...]

Halloween Traditions, Celebrations Around the World2017-10-27T15:18:37+00:00

Spotlight on New Lead Faculty Members at CMDS

We are officially one-fourth of the way through the 2017-18 school year, a perfect time to visit with Christ Methodist Day School’s four new lead faculty members. CMDS is excited to welcome these women to our faculty this year. Our students and staff have loved getting to know them, and now it’s your turn! Lauren [...]

Spotlight on New Lead Faculty Members at CMDS2018-11-16T19:42:35+00:00

CMDS Alum Serves Memphis as NAACP Youth Council President

RaShad Oliver told Christ Methodist Day School students Wednesday morning that, during his years at CMDS, Mrs. Cheryl Bryant taught him to turn to the Bible when he had a problem. RaShad Oliver with some of his former CMDS Teachers He has turned to 1 Peter 3:11 often: “They must turn away from [...]

CMDS Alum Serves Memphis as NAACP Youth Council President2017-10-24T19:23:51+00:00

Good Choices Week at CMDS Highlights Four Healthy Habits

by Rebecca Gieselmann and Alison Boeving Each year CMDS spends a week focusing on good choices. This year, we are highlighting these four healthy habits: Exercise. Eat your fruits and veggies. Get plenty of sleep. Use good manners. Research shows that children who develop healthy eating and exercise habits are less likely to abuse drugs [...]

Good Choices Week at CMDS Highlights Four Healthy Habits2017-10-17T15:39:30+00:00

CMDS Faculty to Train in Orton-Gillingham Approach

by Alissa Abercrombie The Language Arts curriculum CMDS teaches – Core Knowledge Language Arts – emphasizes the connections between phonics, vocabulary, experience and comprehension. Since one of the most effective methods to convey these connections is the Orton-Gillingham approach, our school is investing in an exciting and rigorous professional development plan that will further equip our CMDS [...]

CMDS Faculty to Train in Orton-Gillingham Approach2018-11-16T19:44:43+00:00

CMDS Celebrates Alice with Mad Hatter Tea Party

Why is a raven like a writing desk? Each year 3rd Grade at CMDS enjoys pondering many of Lewis Carroll’s mysterious riddles as they study “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," the perfect tale to help students grow their imagination and bring the book to life. To conclude the study of Carroll’s story, students jump down the [...]

CMDS Celebrates Alice with Mad Hatter Tea Party2017-10-17T16:33:20+00:00