Coppell Middle School East PTO: What's New

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PARENT MEETING TODAY, TUESDAY, JAN. 16 @ 7:00 P.M. - AIM FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

East will be hosting a parent meeting on Tuesday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m. in our library.

We will be presenting our Aim for Success Program that our 7th and 8th graders will be viewing this week.  The meeting will last for one hour, and it is a chance for you to see exactly what your child will be presented this week. THIS MEETING IS FOR PARENTS ONLY. 

We have used this company for the past 10 years, and they present an abstinence based program for our students.  In our society today with so much social media and push for our students to grow up fast, this program presents, at the student level, the importance of making great decisions about sex, drugs and friendships.  You will be able to ask any questions you might have to the presenters at our parent meeting after you view the program. 

Please try and attend if you are able as I believe in this program and keeping our kids on the path of good decisions.  Our 7th and 8th graders will see this program on Thursday and Friday of this week.  If you would like for your child to not attend this presentation, please send a note to the main office with your child’s name and grade level on the note and your wish for them to not attend.  We will need this note by Wednesday morning.  

Thank you and thanks for your support of CMSE and all of our programs.

Laura Springer

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"Pay to Ride" Bus Renewal No Later Than Tuesday, January 16
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

All “Pay to Ride” bus students must renew their Pink Spring Bus Pass no later than Tuesday, January 16th in order to continue bus service. Visit PAY TO RIDE for instructions on how to renew.

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BRONCO BARN JANUARY THROUGH MARCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

The Bronco Barn sells useful and fun items like pens, pencils, other school supplies, and mints during lunchtime on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Barn is located just outside the main gym.

Staffing the Bronco Barn is a fun way to be involved at East and requires only a minimal time commitment. Although only 1 person is required to work the Barn each shift, it is much more fun (and pretty helpful!) to sign up with a friend. There are places for two people to sign up each shift, but only one is necessary, if you are comfortable working alone. Thanks for considering how you can help out! Please remember that a background check is required each year for all volunteers. Background Check Online

Volunteer today through the link below and watch for updates throughout the year! Never worked in the Barn before? No worries—we’ll walk you through it! Please click here on Bronco Barn Procedures 2016 more information or contact Jessi Davidson-Irizarry for additional instruction and support.

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CMSE REALLY NEEDS JANUARY THROUGH MARCH LUNCH VOLUNTEERS
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

CMSE Admin and Staff REALLY needs your help during lunch!

Please volunteer your time and energy from 11:50 a.m. – 12:10 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!

Yearbook
Time to Purchase a Yearbook Before Time Runs Out
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

If you have already purchased your 2017-2018 CMSE Yearbook…Thank You!

If you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet, purchase one before it is too late.
Yearbooks are $50.

A yearbook can be purchased online at CMSE YEARBOOK

Yearbooks were not sold at schedule pickup and can only be purchased online.

If you have any questions please email Ms. Ansley at ransley@coppellisd.com.

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CMSE Spirit Night for January - Wednesday, January 24th
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

Come out an support East by dining at Persona Pizza on Wednesday the 24th of January between 5:30 and 9:00 pm.

The restaurant is located at 8704 Cypress Waters Blvd in Irving. Please be sure to let your cashier know that you are dining there to support CMSE and the restaurant will donate 10% of your order to our school.

We hope to see a lot of Broncos there on the 24th!

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New Tech @ Coppell Early Action Application Deadline January 18th
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

The application window for current 8th graders wishing to attend New Tech High @ Coppell for the 2018-2019 school year is now open. For information about the application process, please visit the Prospective Learner information page on our website.

Our early action deadline is January 18th to guarantee a spot at NTH@C for the 2018-2019 school year.

The regular application deadline is March 2nd. We look forward to meeting all 8th grade learners in February for our district shadow days!
Application Information Letter / Overview

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Coppell Health & Wellness Expo - January 27
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST

The City of Coppell, Coppell ISD and the Coppell Chamber of Commerce have partnered to present the Community Health and Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 27, at The CORE.

Free health screenings, demonstrations, fitness challenges and more will help you start 2018 on the right foot. Make sure to register for the 5K/1-mile fun run, presented by Pink Soles in Motion, to be held earlier that morning. Please head to PINK SOLES to register for the 5K. Click HERE for more information on the event.

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Helpful Bronco Links
Published: Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 11:09AM CST
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PTO Meeting TODAY 1/8 @ 6:00 p.m.
Published: Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 05:02PM CST

Our PTO Meeting is TODAY 1/8 at 6:00 p.m. in the CMSE Library. ALL adults are welcome! You do not need to be a member of the PTO Board to attend.

The highlight of every meeting is hearing from our fantastic principal, Laura Springer. Her updates are informative and filled with the inspiring heart and soul that makes East such a special place. It is time well spent!

Don’t miss this opportunity to get connected and informed!

We hope to see you there!

Kaylea Schultz
CMSE PTO President

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CISD Will Host A Community Meeting To Discuss The District’s Renovation Plans For The CMS East Athletic Field
Published: Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 05:02PM CST

CISD will host a Community Meeting to discuss the district’s renovation plans for the CMS East athletic field on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 7 to 8 p.m in the CMS East Cafeteria.

During this meeting, we will share background information on the 2016 Bond Package passed by voters. We also will present the details of our construction plans and City of Coppell zoning request for a concession stand, restroom facility, bleachers, press box, parking, and the addition of lighting for the existing field.

We understand that this is short notice for the community meeting. However, we want you to have additional information regarding this project prior to the January 18, 2018, City of Coppell Planning and Zoning Commission’s public hearing on our zoning request. As a district, we are committed to keeping students first in all the decisions we make.

We believe these improvements to the CMS East athletic field creates a better experience for our students and enables the field to be equitable with the fields at CMS North and the new CMS West, as well as completes a project voters approved in the 2016 Bond Package.

I also want to assure you that CISD is committed to being a good neighbor to our community. We are proud of our neighborhood school and desire to make certain the needs of our students are the top priority.

We look forward to sharing more about this project with you on January 11, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the CMS East Cafeteria.

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Take the Strategic Design Questionnaire
Published: Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 05:02PM CST

The next phase of CISD’s Strategic Design Effort is underway. The Strategic Design Questionnaire is now available to complete online.

This is your opportunity to share your voice, input and perspectives about the current state of and future desires for the district. The anonymous questionnaire is available HERE and takes about 15 minutes to complete.

Please complete the questionnaire by January 31st. If you have multiple roles within the district; we encourage you to take the survey more than once, to represent the roles you fill — such as once as a staff member and/or once as a parent or former student, etc.The questionnaire is available in English, Spanish and Telugu.

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WELCOME BACK AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Published: Wed, Jan 3, 2018, 01:45PM CST

Wishing you all a year full of Adventures, Good Health, Love, Laughter and Friendship.

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2018-2019 Calendar Input Requested - Deadline Jan 5th
Published: Wed, Jan 3, 2018, 01:45PM CST

Your input is important as Coppell ISD considers calendar options for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.

Please express your preference between Option 1 and Option 2, by taking the DISTRICT’S SURVEY= now through Jan. 5. The CISD Board of Trustees will approve a calendar for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 at its meeting January 22, 2018. The option selected for 2018-2019 will be duplicated for 2019-2020. Details about the two calendar options, and what makes each different, can be found HERE. In addition to voting via the survey above, you also may email additional feedback to input@coppellisd.com

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RESEARCH RESOURCE - MackinVia
Published: Wed, Jan 3, 2018, 01:45PM CST

What is MackinVIA?

By this point in the school year, your student has done research activities in his/her various classes. Have you heard your student mention something called MackinVIA?

MackinVIA is a digital content management system. It houses the Coppell ISD databases that provide students with reliable, trustworthy, and authoritative resources for research and learning. Students log into MackinVIA using their CISD usernames and passwords.

Databases are an alternative to using an internet browser (such as Google) to locate information.
CLICK HERE to read a description of each database available to middle school students.
CLICK HERE to watch a video about accessing and using MackinVIA.

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Bus Tracking App Now Available
Published: Wed, Jan 3, 2018, 01:45PM CST

CISD’s school bus partner, Durham School Services, is launching a phone and web application that will allow parents and guardians to securely track the location of their child(ren)’s bus in relationship to their assigned bus stop and school.

The app allows parents and guardians to view multiple stops on an assigned route, including the scheduled arrival time for each stop and arrival at school. This service is free and voluntary. To download the app on any of your devices, visit Durham School Service Bus Tracker.
You will need your child(ren)’s school issued ID number, last name and to select “Coppell, TX” as your location to sign up.

For any additional information, please visit COPPELL ISD..

Also, don’t forget all “Pay to Ride” bus students must have their Pink Spring Bus Pass no later than Tuesday, January 16th in order to continue bus service!

Visit PAY TO RIDE BUS SERVICE for instructions on how to renew.
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Register Your Kroger Card For The Community Rewards Program
Published: Wed, Jan 3, 2018, 01:45PM CST

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.

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Note from the Office - Lost And Found Items Must Be Claimed By TODAY 12/14
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

Parents please remind your students to claim their items from Lost and Found.

Items not claimed by Thursday (12/14), will be donated to Charity.

If your child is missing a coat or water bottle, it is probably in Lost and Found.

Items with names written inside will not be donated. Please write names on jacket, water bottles, lunch boxes, etc.

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SCIENCE DEPARTMENT FOOD DRIVE TO HELP THE LIONS CLUB Deadline Thursday the 14th
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

Students and parents,

We are only 1/3 of our way to our 3000 items goal.

As of Friday, we are still very low on breakfast items, boxed meals (Mac and Cheese or rice dinners) and canned protein (chicken or tuna).

Thank you for helping instill a giving spirit within our students. We love seeing how excited the kids get when they come into school and see all the donations.

The Lions Club will be picking up the donations on Friday morning.

Click on the link below to see what is needed. Please help the cause. Thank you.

LIONS CLUB FOOD DRIVE

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Early Release on Friday, December 15th
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

Friday, December 15th is the last day of school before the Winter Break.

We have Early Release at 1:45 p.m., so please make plans accordingly.

Buses will leave at 1:55 p.m.

School will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

FROM ALL OF US AT CMS EAST PTO, WE ARE WISHING YOU ALL A VERY SAFE, HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON WITH YOUR FAMILY.

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Coppell ISD Winter Break Dec. 18-Jan. 2
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

Coppell ISD will be closed for Winter Break Dec. 18 – Jan. 2. The district will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 2, which is a professional development day and no school for students. Students will return to school on Wednesday, Jan. 3

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AMAZON SMILE
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

Wrap-up your holiday shopping at AMAZON SMILE then sign in to your account and shop as usual and Amazon donates to Coppell Middle School East Parent-Teacher Organization.

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Take the Strategic Design Questionnaire
Published: Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 10:14PM CST

The next phase of CISD’s Strategic Design Effort is underway. The Strategic Design Questionnaire is now available to complete online.

This is your opportunity to share your voice, input and perspectives about the current state of and future desires for the district. The anonymous questionnaire is available HERE and takes about 15 minutes to complete.

If you have multiple roles within the district; we encourage you to take the survey more than once, to represent the roles you fill — such as once as a staff member and/or once as a parent or former student, etc.The questionnaire is available in English, Spanish and Telugu.
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2017 Fall Exam Schedule
Published: Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 01:49PM CST

GOOD LUCK BRONCOS. You will do great because of your hard work during this semester.

2017 Fall Exam Schedule

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Spiritwear
SPIRIT WEAR
Published: Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 01:48PM CST

Don’t forget East spiritwear makes great gifts!! It is getting cooler, and everyone needs a sweatshirt!
Order your spiritwear today!! Click Here to place an order.

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Purchase a Yearbook before the price goes up!
Published: Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 01:48PM CST

If you have already purchased your 2017-2018 CMSE Yearbook…Thank You!

If you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet, purchase one while they are the lowest price of the season and personalization is available. Yearbooks are $45.00 until December 31st when the price will go up to $50.

A yearbook can be purchased online at CMSE YEARBOOK

Yearbooks were not sold at schedule pickup and can only be purchased online.

If you have any questions please email Ms. Ansley at ransley@coppellisd.com.

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Red & Black Super Star - Deadline Friday, December 8th
Published: Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 03:27PM CST

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

NEXT SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH 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, 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 Red & Black Super Star award.
  • Please click here to submit your nomination by the December 8th (5PM) deadline.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED School Social (All Grade Level Event) Friday, December 8th from 7-9 pm
Published: Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 03:27PM CST

All Grade Level School Social on Friday, December 8th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

How much is the entrance fee and concession tickets?

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

So, come on out with your friends from East come and have fun hanging out, playing volleyball, basketball, and of course there will be music and dancing.

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Mi Cocina Night On Tuesday, December 5th
Published: Mon, Dec 4, 2017, 03:25PM CST

Still recovering from Thanksgiving travel and shopping? Too busy to cook on a Tuesday night?

Come out and support East by dining at the Coppell Mi Cocina on Tuesday the 5th of December between 5 and 9 pm.

Make sure to identify yourself to your server by telling them you are there to support CMSE and Mi Cocina will donate 15% of all sales to our school. You might even see some of your favorite teachers and/or administrators serving drinks or delivering chips to your table!

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CMSE REALLY NEEDS DECEMBER LUNCH VOLUNTEERS
Published: Mon, Dec 4, 2017, 03:25PM CST

CMSE Admin and Staff REALLY needs your help during lunch!

Please volunteer your time and energy from 11:50 a.m. – 12:10 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!