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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 17 2018-01-17T01:07:30+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 16 2018-01-16T10:46:34+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 12 2018-01-12T11:16:34+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 Stories 2018-01-11T19:26:54+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?” Kim Moon We are seeing an explosion of [...]

Critical Thinking Apps and Activities from CMDS Tech Teacher Ms. Moon 2018-01-11T14:33:32+00:00

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit

Kathryn Grissom 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. This includes mental, physical and spiritual [...]

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit 2018-01-03T20:42:26+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 Week 2018-01-03T20:45:17+00:00

CMDS Teachers, Staff Share Christmas Traditions

As the rush of the holidays comes closer, Barbara Jo Dean began asking herself – and prompting others to ask – this question: Does our world need to be smaller? Mrs. Dean, who teaches PK at CMDS, had this to share. Barbara Jo Dean Have we not become addicted to just one more [...]

CMDS Teachers, Staff Share Christmas Traditions 2017-12-13T17:19:09+00:00

Central Theme of ‘Wonder’ Is Daily Affirmation at CMDS

CMDS 3rd Graders took a field trip to see a private showing of the movie "Wonder," based on best-selling author R.J. Palacio's novel. The story of "Wonder" ties into Christ Methodist Day School’s "Choose Kindness" theme. The field trip prompted a character-building discussion back at school. Third graders performed skits in which they highlighted the importance of [...]

Central Theme of ‘Wonder’ Is Daily Affirmation at CMDS 2017-12-08T14:29:50+00:00

Fostering Leadership Qualities in Children

Leadership isn’t just for adults, politicians or the rich and famous. Leaders can be any age. The earlier kids learn leadership skills and discover their own unique leadership strengths, the sooner they can begin making positive differences in the world around them. Kathy DeFreece Children whose leadership qualities, interests and talents have been [...]

Fostering Leadership Qualities in Children 2017-11-14T21:03:48+00:00