Coppell Middle School East PTO: What's New

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No School on Monday, May 28th
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

Monday, May 28th is Memorial Day.

Enjoy your long weekend!

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CMSE Hospitality - 8th Grade Awards Assembly Breakfast, May 31st
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

CMSE Hospitality has one last event before the school year ends.

We will be providing breakfast for the 8th graders before their awards assembly on the last day of school, Thursday, May 31st. We will be serving over 300 8th graders and need your help to make it memorable.

Drink donations – deliver to the CMSE Office by 3:00pm on Wednesday, May 30th so we can ice them down to be ready for Thursday morning.

Food donations – deliver to CMSE Office by 7:30am on Thursday, May 31st.

THANK YOU for all you do for CMSE and for your support of Hospitality all year. Your generosity is greatly appreciated by the Hospitality team! Have a great summer!

Any questions, please contact Gale McClurkan-Short

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Water Well Fundraiser Update!
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

Thank you so much for all of your donations to our well fundraiser. Our goal was $1100, which would be $1 from each student and staff member. We met and exceeded our goal!

So far this year, we have raised:
EarthFest $600
Matching donation from Verizon for EarthFest $600
Advisory $2600
Art Auction $800

Total Raised so far: $4600!

Our total need is $7500, so we will continue our fundraising next fall. I am so proud of our kids for raising so much so fast. I never thought we would have this much so quickly. It makes my heart so happy to think that we will be able to provide clean water for a village soon!

Mrs. Deinhammer

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COUNSELOR CORNER: OFF CAMPUS PE APPLICATION
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

OFF CAMPUS PE: If you have a child that plans on enrolling in OCPE for the 2018-2019 school year, please follow the steps below.

The application must be filled out electronically, no paper copies. All OCPE information can be located on the East webpage.

East Webpage
1. Click on Academics
2. Click Tab on Off Campus P.E.
3. Fill out the OCPE application that is available online.

Please ensure that you are filling out the correct school year. Application can be found here: OFF CAMPUS P.E. APPLICATION

4. Print off the 2018-2019 Instructor Agreement Activity Schedule. This must be filled out and signed by the coach and returned to CMS East.

The agreement needs to be returned during schedule pick up. (at the latest, the first week of school). This can be found under the “forms” section on the OCPE page.

5. PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY SCHEDULE PICK UP IN AUGUST. The link to School Pay can be found on the CMS East webpage. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and on the right hand side under “Quick Links” click on school pay. Please provide the receipt as proof of payment when done.

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Nurse's Notes Medication Pick-up 2018
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

MEDICATION PICK UP:
Students may pick up medication from the clinic every day after 3:35 to take home. ANY MEDICATION REMAINING IN THE CLINIC ON JUNE 1 WILL BE DESTROYED.

Emergency medications such as Epipens and asthma medications such as inhalers and nebulizer tubing, will be returned to the student on May 25th.

Updated immunization records:
Current 6th grade parents, please submit updated immunizations to the clinic. They can be scanned and emailed to me, faxed or hand delivered to the front office.

Thank you for another great school year! It has been a joy getting to know your student as I managed their health care needs for 18/19. Have a wonderful summer!

Cindy Beasley, RN BSN
Coppell Middle School East Nurse
214-496-6710 (clinic)
214-496-6603 (fax)
cbeasley@coppellisd.com

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Order Early & Save! 2018-2019 School Supplies Are Now on Sale!
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

The CMSE PTO is currently selling pre-packaged school supply kits for the 2018-2019 school year.

The kits are only available for purchase online and will be sold through 11:59 P.M. on July 15, 2018. You will not be able to purchase a kit either online or in person after that date. Order early and save! Place your order before midnight June 15 to get a discount.

To order your kit, please go to the CMSE PTO Webstore
Payment must be made with Mastercard or Visa debit or credit card. If you do not have access to online ordering, contact the CSME office at 214 496-6600 to schedule an appointment to utilize the school computers.

If you wish to purchase school supplies on your own, the list of needed supplies are posted on the CMSE website.

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MOVING OVER THE SUMMER?
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

Please email Ms. Tepper or call 214-496-6614. This will ensure that your student’s records will be transferred to their school for the 18/19 school year.

Gay Tepper
Registrar/Data Entry
Coppell Middle School-East
gtepper@coppellisd.com
(214) 496-6614(W)
(214)496-6603 (F)

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PLEASE READ IF YOUR 6TH GRADER IS DOING ATHLETICS NEXT YEAR!
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

If your child is going to be in Athletics, it is very important that you have joined the Bronco Club so you will receive information throughout the summer and throughout the 2018-2019 school year.

Please follow the instructions below:

Log in to your existing PTO Connect Account by clicking here: https://app.ptoconnect.com/

  • Click on the link in the Family section
  • Click on Your Student’s name in the People section
  • Click on Join a School in the School Section
  • Pick Bronco Club from the dropdown
  • Pick the grade your student is currently in (2017-2018)
  • Hit the Create Enrollment button

Look for our emails over the summer informing you of important upcoming events for Athletics.

If you need assistance with joining the Bronco Club, please contact Jeannie Kincaid

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BE A PART OF TAYLOR'S GARDEN -- BRONCO LEGACY BRICK
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

Be part of the Bronco legacy! Celebrate your child or a special teacher in Taylor’s Garden with an engraved brick!

Be part of Coppell Middle School East for years to come by purchasing an engraved brick today in Taylor’s Garden! Message ideas to engrave include celebrating your child, showing your school or town spirit and even your favorite quote. Dedicating a brick to a loved one or special teacher is also a wonderful memento that will last for years in this special garden. Your purchase is 100% tax deductible.

Click Here To Learn More Or To Order

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2018 Photo and Film Summer Camp at New Tech High School
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

This camp is for kids entering grades 4-8 and is a very exciting and interactive opportunity where learners use industry standard equipment to create their own digital project.  It’s a fun camp that always fills up fast!  

Click here for the Registration

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MOSAIC – Coppell Gifted Association Summer Camp
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

Are you interested in Summer Enrichment for your child?

CGA brings to you MOSAIC, the ultimate the summer experience for your child, with courses like Chopped, Printing Explosion, Coding, Ceramics, and Chess, to name just a few!!

These courses are for ALL students entering grades 4th-8th in Fall of 2018.

Summer Camp Weeks

June 4th-8th & July 23th-27th, 2018
Registration is open now.

For course details, schedules and to register, please visit the website Coppell Gifted

Questions? E-mail Mosaic

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Coppell Education Foundation Interactive STEAM Camp Opportuinty
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT

The CEF Interactive Institute is a hands-on, interactive camp designed to encourage CISD middle school students to explore and experience the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) using examples from the world around them.

Each day our corporate partners present their own curriculum using fun and engaging activities to extend student learning outside of the classroom. Our corporate partners that will be teaching are: Baylor Scott & White, Capitol One, Corgan, Gearbox Software, IBM, The Michaels Companies and Texas A&M University Commerce.

Camp is open to the first 100 CISD rising 7th and 8th graders and will be held June 18th – 22nd from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm each day
CLICK HERE to sign up and learn more.

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Helpful Bronco Links
Published: Tue, May 22, 2018, 09:51AM CDT
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UPCOMING STATE ASSESSMENTS/STAAR DATES:
Published: Mon, May 14, 2018, 04:58PM CDT

Parents- please schedule all appointments with these dates in mind. It is extremely important to be in attendance on these testing days.

  • May 14- 6th/7th grade Math and 8th Math retake
  • May 15- 6th/7th grade Reading and 8th Reading retest
  • May 16- 8th Science
  • May 17- 8th Social Studies
  • May 18- last day for makeups for any STAAR test missed during the week
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CMSE TWISTED ROOT NIGHT Wednesday, MAY 16th
Published: Mon, May 14, 2018, 04:58PM CDT

Now that school is winding down, as well as sports, music, dance and any other events going on, along with all your daily obligations…. Life is crazy busy!
Let Twisted Root be the answer to the age old question of “What are we going to have for dinner tonight?”

Come join your fellow CMSE families at Twisted Root for dinner on Wednesday, May 16th between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
This will allow you to sit back relax and catch up with your family and friends, along with helping raise money for EAST BRONCOS. This is a win/win for everybody. Be sure and tell the cashier that you are with East!

We look forward to seeing you all there.

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In Old Town Coppell – 505 Houston St. Coppell, TX 75019

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Coppell ISD Night at the Ballpark on May 25
Published: Mon, May 14, 2018, 04:58PM CDT

Join in the fun at the annual Coppell ISD Night at the Ballpark on May 25 as the Texas Rangers take on the Kansas City Royals with a Star Wars themed night.

Pre-game festivities will include a parade of students from each campus who have exhibited exceptional character this year on the warning track while our campus Teachers of the Year are recognized in-field. Coppell High School seniors Amelia Vanyo will sing the National Anthem, and Rowdy Colten-Paschall will throw out the first pitch.

Tickets can be purchased online for $18.50 (+service fee) through your campus, from May 1-21, 2018, and include a special Coppell Cowboys/Texas Rangers drawstring backpack. The Texas Rangers will make a donation to the CISD Education Foundation for every ticket purchased through this promotion.

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HELP CMSE ARTIST FUNDRAISER - SILENT AUCTION
Published: Tue, May 8, 2018, 12:16PM CDT
CLICK HERE FOR THE Build A Well DETAILS.

This week our East Sustainability Club is running a campaign called “Just One Dollar” in which we encourage every student, faculty member, and community member to donate at least one dollar. We hope to raise $7500 to build a well in Southern Sudan to help those in need have access to clean water.

We believe that working together we can raise money to make a difference in the lives of others. Bring your donations to your advisory teacher or drop them in the office attention: Mrs. Deinhammer.

We will be collecting donations the week of May 7 – May 11.

Thank you so much for your help in making our fundraiser successful!

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CMS East Spring Semester Exam Exemptions - FISH HOURS DUE FRIDAY, MAY 4TH
Published: Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 04:24PM CDT

Semester Exam Exemptions

To be exempt from any spring semester exams, students must meet established criteria in four categories: grades, attendance, behavior, and Fish Hours. Click here for details.

You will notice that students are required to complete four hours of community service to be considered for spring semester exam exemptions. This supports CMS East’s effort to practice the FISH Philosophy by “making someone’s day.”

Fish Hours forms are due Friday, May 4, by 3:30 pm. NO FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED LATE!

Details about Spring Semester Exam Exemptions can be found HERE for details.
The Fish Hours presentation students viewed in Advisory can be found HERE
Fish Hours forms can be found HERE.

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NOMINATE a School Staff Member to be a Superstar!
Published: Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 04:24PM CDT

Super Star is a program started by the Coppell ISD Education Foundation to recognize elementary and middle school students and CISD employees.

NEXT SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, MAY 3rd at 5PM!

· Middle school parents and students can submit nominations near the end of each 9-week grading period for any CISD staff member on their middle school campus they feel deserves recognition.

· This could be for going above and beyond for a student or co-worker, an ability to inspire, dedication to their profession and/or commitment to mentoring students or colleagues.

· At the end of each grading period, at every middle school, three CISD employees will be selected from all the nominations to receive a Super Star award.

· Please CLICK HERE to SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION BY THE MAY 3RD (5PM) DEADLINE.

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COPPELL ISD EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S RUN TO FUND IS THIS SATURDAY MAY 5TH
Published: Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 04:24PM CDT

Proceeds raised from the RUN TO FUND and other CEF events allow us to award transformative teaching grants and bring innovative learning opportunities to all students in Coppell ISD. AND $2 from every Run to Fund race entry will be contributed to the PE Department at the Coppell ISD school of your choice.

Please register before prices increase on May 2nd.

Register Today – http://coppellisdef.com/run-to-fund
REGISTER HERE

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Teacher Appreciation Week - Please help!
Published: Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 06:16PM CDT

The PTO Hospitality Committee will be hosting Teacher Appreciation Week April 30 – May 4, 2018. Please help us let the teachers and staff of CMSE know how much we appreciate them by assisting with the below requested items. We have a GREAT week of treats planned! Thank you for supporting our AMAZING CMSE staff. Please have items in the main office by Monday, April 30th. Contact Gale McClurkan with any questions.

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SPIRIT NIGHT - SEÑOR LOCOS THURSDAY, APRIL 26TH
Published: Mon, Apr 23, 2018, 01:28PM CDT

Come out and show your Bronco Spirit on Thursday, April 26th from 5-8 p.m. at Señor Locos (110 West Sandy Lake Rd.) in Coppell.

The weather should be perfect to enjoy their wonderful patio!

Señor Locos has generously offered to donate 10% of ALL of their receipts between 5 and 8 p.m. on the 26th to our school.

We hope you can join your East family for some delicious food and great company. You are encouraged to invite family and friends to join us as well. PLEASE TELL YOUR SERVER YOU ARE THERE TO SUPPORT CMSE!

Our final Spirit Night of the school year will be on Wednesday, May 16th at Twisted Root, so please save the date!

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PARENTS - PLEASE SIGN UP BELOW!
Published: Mon, Apr 23, 2018, 01:28PM CDT

CMSE Admin and Staff REALLY needs your help during lunch!

Please volunteer your time and energy from Noon – 12:20 p.m., and that’s it! Just 20 minutes, and a great quick opportunity to get involved.

Please make sure you’ve completed a background check at least 2 weeks before your volunteer date: Background Check Online

Sign up through the link below, and thank you for your time!

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COME OUT TONIGHT FOR THE ALL GRADES SOCIAL - Friday, April 20th
Published: Fri, Apr 20, 2018, 02:08PM CDT

Where?

  • EAST
  • NEW: FREE ICECREAM at the Social. Yes! FREE ice-cream, along with Music from DJ Springer, a free raffle, Only one serving per person.
  • Ball games in the Gym and other games including Hula Hoop challenge and so much more.
  • There will also be yummy treats of pizza, nachos, candy and sodas!
  • Mingle with friends

How much is the entrance fee and concession tickets?

  • Just send $5 to enter.
  • 2 concession tickets are $1.00 AND each item (food, drinks candy, and etc) is only 1 ticket. It is really a great deal!

Please send an email to Saengeeta Bachani if you have any questions regarding this event.

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PARENTS NEEDED PLEASE SIGN UP - SCHOOL SOCIAL THIS Friday, APRIL 2OTH 7-9 pm
Published: Wed, Apr 18, 2018, 02:32PM CDT

28 VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED! Please click in the box below to sign up.

NEXT – All Grade Level School Social is on Friday, APRIL 20TH, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

  • Where: East
  • Cost: $5.00 entrance
    (Bring extra money for food and drinks)

Come and have fun hanging out with your friends, playing volleyball, basketball, and of course there will be music and dancing.

This Social is sponsored by the great EAST Teachers, and all the proceeds will go to good cause to help our fellow Broncos.

Thank you!

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ALL GRADES SOCIAL on Friday, April 20th
Published: Wed, Apr 18, 2018, 02:32PM CDT

When and Where?

  • Friday 4/20 from 7pm to 9pm – EAST
  • A Social is a very casual event! Kids play basketball and volleyball in the gyms, and we will have a game area. The game area will have friendly laughed filled competitions, challenge games, board games, as well as “Minute to Win It” type games.
  • There will also be yummy treats of pizza, nachos, candy and sodas!
  • Mingle with friends
  • Dance in groups to the tunes of Top 40 hits and Bollywood music provided by our fantastic principal, Ms. Springer!
  • Enter their names for FREE RAFFLE prizes ranging from Starbucks gift cards, Sonic gift cards and many other fun items.

How much is the entrance fee and concession tickets?

  • Just send $5 to enter.
  • 2 concession tickets are $1.00 AND each item (food, drinks candy, and etc) is only 1 ticket. It is really a great deal!

Please send an email to Saengeeta Bachani if you have any questions regarding this event.

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STRATEGIC DESIGN WALK THROUGHS-- APRIL 13TH AND APRIL 16TH
Published: Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 02:12PM CDT

As Coppell ISD continues with its Strategic Design efforts, the District is providing an opportunity for all stakeholders to review the District’s draft values and strategies, which have resulted from all the great insight shared via the online questionnaire, in-depth interviews and vision alignment workshops that have taken place over the last three and a half months. District staff and third-party facilitators working on this effort will be available for Q&A and clarification opportunities for students, parents, community members and alumni on Friday, April 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Vonita White Administration Building, 200 S.Denton Tap Road. These individuals also will be available for CISD staff at the same location from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16.

This is a “come and go” event in an effort to keep our stakeholders informed about the progress we’re making. If you cannot make the date assigned for your group, you are welcome to attend on the alternate date.

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PTO PRESIDENTS HOSTING CISD BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM APRIL 18
Published: Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 02:12PM CDT

District Parent Teacher Organizations’ (PTO) Presidents are hosting a CISD Board Candidate Forum on Wednesday, April 18, at Coppell High School at 6:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall.
Submit your question(s) for the candidates HERE.

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Register Your Kroger Card For The Community Rewards Program
Published: Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 02:12PM CDT

Do you shop at Kroger? Even if you only shop there occasionally, please register your Kroger rewards card.

CLICK HERE

  • Either Sign In Or Create An Account
  • Once Signed In Click On “View Your Rewards Details”

Select As Follows:

Organization Name:
Coppell Middle School East- PTO

Organization Number:
48738

Save changes. No need to bring a sheet and have it scanned at the cash register anymore.

All you have to do is use Kroger card every time you shop at Kroger, and East will earn money.

 
NO SCHOOL on FRIDAY, APRIL 13TH
Published: Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 10:10PM CDT
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