Moving to Middle School

2017

How to thrive, not just survive, in MS

The top 10 student tips for surviving MS from our current Grade 7 class: Keep your locker organized Don’t play games on your chromebook… just don’t!! Always bring a pencil Keep a deodorant stick handy Don’t throw out your tests because you can…

Communication Between Home and School

The transition to MS can be tricky, making communication between home and school extremely valuable. Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teachers either in person before/after school or by email. If you have any questions or if any confusion…

A Typical Grade 7 Schedule Looks Like…

  Schedules are a key part of daily life in Middle School. Students will be working with a 5-day schedule in Grade 7. Each morning will start with a 10 minute homeroom block where devotions, announcements, and a little organization will help students…

Thinking about joining the Athletic program at CCS?

The secondary campus is known for its strong, vibrant athletic program! Starting in Grade 7, students have the opportunity to tryout for a variety of sports teams, play intramurals, workout in our weight room, and so much more. Take a look at what the…

How do options work in MS?

 In Grade 7, students are presented with an opportunity to try a variety of new courses. Within our schedule, students will select a language to study (French, Spanish, Study Skills) and a music to study (band or choral). Alongside a computer literacy…

How does Homeroom work in MS?

Similar to elementary, students will be assigned a homeroom class in the fall. This is where they will meet together as a group each morning for approximately 10 minutes. Having this time together each morning, helps students to get organized and prepare…

How is MS different from ES? Will students have lockers?

MS is a unique and new experience in the life of your child. Entering the Secondary campus, students encounter more independence alongside a new level of responsibility. Lockers, options, and timetables play a key role as they maneuver through Grade…