A grant from the Arby’s Foundation will help four CMSD schools identify barriers to attendance and help families find solutions. Practices developed at the schools can be used across the District.
Some students from Mound School trooped into the November gray and cold for a learning exercise, but none of them complained. A trip to the new Morgana Bluffs Nature Preserve and Learning Center is always fun.
Friday marked the launch of the Partners in Health lead screening program, which aims to reach all children ages 3-5 at four CMSD schools this year and eventually expand across the entire District.
CMSD relaunched its Get 2 School, You Can Make It attendance campaign Wednesday, with speakers at a pep rally providing words of inspiration and telling students about the importance of attending school every day.
The True2U program is seeking mentors to help CMSD eighth graders begin to chart their futures. The volunteer mentors will work with the students throughout the year to help them explore their strengths and interests, think about career possibilities and select which CMSD high school is best for them.
A new school year is almost here, bringing with it a number of things that are new and different. While most schools won’t start classes until Aug. 22, some high schools that operate year-round will welcome ninth graders on Monday and other students on Tuesday. Several other schools will return Monday, Aug. 8.