Repeated Reading Strengthens Children’s Reading Skills

by CMDS Connections Team We often assign stories to be reread – and reread – at home. We're not trying to torture our wonderful CMDS parents, but we are trying to strengthen your children's reading performance through repeated reading. Reading skills taught in class will vanish like doughnuts in the teachers' lounge if those skills [...]

Repeated Reading Strengthens Children’s Reading Skills2018-01-31T17:13:44+00:00

CMDS Will Be Closed Wednesday, January 17

CMDS and the EEP will remain closed on Wednesday, January 17, due to the winter weather and hazardous driving conditions. All after-school activities are canceled as well. Please stay safe and use extreme caution if you must be on the roads.

CMDS Will Be Closed Wednesday, January 172018-02-26T17:20:27+00:00

CMDS Will Be Closed Tuesday, January 16

The winter weather has forced us to close school today – Tuesday, January 16. We will be working with the staff of Christ Church to do all we can in clearing campus sidewalks and parking lots so we can get back as quickly as possible. Temperatures forecast to remain very cold throughout the day, so [...]

CMDS Will Be Closed Tuesday, January 162018-02-26T17:20:47+00:00

CMDS Will Be Closed Friday, January 12

Looks like the ice in the toilets, inside-out pajamas and spoons under the pillows DID work their magic after all. CMDS will be CLOSED today – Friday, January 12 – due to winter weather in the area. Please stay safe as ice and snow are predicted to continue to fall throughout the morning hours and further [...]

CMDS Will Be Closed Friday, January 122018-02-26T17:21:16+00:00

Choosing CMDS: Families Share Their CMDS Stories

Alison Hinson by Alison Hinson, CMDS Director of Admissions and Enrollment This time of year we are welcoming many prospective families to campus for tours, testing and classroom visits. There is one thing that nearly every family has in common – they’ve heard good things about CMDS and want to come and see [...]

Choosing CMDS: Families Share Their CMDS Stories2018-11-13T17:01:28+00:00

New Year’s Resolutions: 6th Grade Edition

CMDS 6th Graders Hattie Mae and Harrison are our student bloggers for the 2017-18 school year. Here, they share the New Year's Resolutions of a few of their classmates. There are many ways to make a promise to yourself to get better. One of those is a New Year’s Resolution. A New Year’s Resolution is [...]

New Year’s Resolutions: 6th Grade Edition2018-01-22T18:57:40+00:00

Critical Thinking Apps and Activities from CMDS Tech Teacher Ms. Moon

As we are out with the old and in with the new in 2018, CMDS Technology Teacher Kim Moon shares on the changing dynamic in the classroom as well as a few recommendations for excellent critical thinking apps and activities. “Alexa, who was Amelia Earhart?” CMDS Technology Director Kim Moon We are seeing [...]

Critical Thinking Apps and Activities from CMDS Tech Teacher Ms. Moon2018-11-16T19:34:02+00:00

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit

Kathryn Grissom teaches Grade School Wellness at CMDS by Kathryn Grissom The term “Healthy Habits” means more than just what goes in our mouth and how much activity we get in a day. Our healthy habits affect our whole being and make us who we are. Being truly healthy encompasses the whole body. [...]

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit2018-11-16T19:35:19+00:00

CMDS Lunch & Learn Events Start Next Week

CMDS is hosting a set of events aimed at giving our parents a full picture of their child's upcoming grade level. Here are a few questions you might have about these upcoming Lunch & Learns: What are these Lunch & Learn events? They are an opportunity for our current CMDS families to hear more about [...]

CMDS Lunch & Learn Events Start Next Week2018-01-03T20:45:17+00:00