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And the WINNER is…

And the WINNER is…

Who has the best pizza in town? Come cast your vote and help determine the winner of the 4th annual CHMS Pizza Wars! When: Wednesday, May 24th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: CHMS

On-line ticket sales will close at midnight on Tuesday, May 23rd. Be sure to buy yours now to lock in

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HINSDALE CENTRAL SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS FOR KIDS ENTERING K-9TH GRADES

HINSDALE CENTRAL SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS FOR KIDS ENTERING K-9TH GRADES

This summer, Hinsdale Central will be offering 61 different summer sports camps in the following sports:

Boys Camps: Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Lacrosse Soccer Track & Field Volleyball Wrestling

Girls Camps: Badminton Basketball Cross Country Lacrosse Soccer Softball Volleyball

Co-Ed Camps: Soccer Track & Field

Camps have varying age ranges between Kindergarten and

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IMPORTANT SAVE THE DATES:

Wed, May 24, 6-8pm Pizza Wars and Eagle Jam

Fri, May 26 Institute Day – No School

Mon, May 29 Memorial Day – No School

Fri, June 2, 3-5pm Red, White, and Blue Bash at Prospect Park

Mon, June 5 Grading Day – No School

Mon, June 5 @5:30pm 8th Grade Graduation at HCHS

Thu,

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Endless Appreciation

We would like to give a special “Shout Out” thanks to our Communications VP, Beth Waldo. Every week she has put together our PTO Newsletter, serving as content manager, editor-in-chief and publisher–all done by deadline! And that’s in addition to keeping us up to date on CHMS PTO events, and reminding us when we’ve forgotten

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8th Grade Videos On Sale Now

8th Grade Videos On Sale Now

8th Grade Parents! The 8th Grade Video is now on sale. New Format! USB Drive not DVD. Get all the memories of 8th Grade for just $20. Online orders taken through 5/25. Please click here to order!

SUMMER 2017 – RED DEVIL TRACK/CROSS COUNTRY CAMPS

SUMMER 2017 – RED DEVIL TRACK/CROSS COUNTRY CAMPS

Middle School Cross Country Camp June 12-July 28 Meets M, W, F from 7:00-8:30am Cost – $140

High School Cross Country Camp June 12-July 28 Meets M, Tues, W, F from 7:00-9:00am Cost – $160

Middle School Track and Field Camp July 10-14 Meets M-F from 10:00-11:30am Events: Sprints, Hurdles, High Jump, Long Jump,

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Hinsdale Central LaxFest

The HCHS Girls and Boys Lacrosse Teams have joined forces to host the second annual LaxFest on Saturday, May 20, from noon-3 p.m., on Hinsdale Central’s Dickinson and Tower Fields. Click here to learn more!

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GIRLS IN POLITICS INITIATIVE – EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR DAUGHTERS AND MOTHERS (OR FATHERS) THIS FALL!

The percentage of females in Congress is just under 20%. Wouldn’t it be great to excite some of our young female leaders about our political system now so we can up that percent in the future? Please check out this great mother (or father)/daughter opportunity where girls can spend the day engaged in the American

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NEW DATE FOR 6TH GRADE MUSIC EXPLORATORY SPRING CONCERT- MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR WEDNESDAY, 5/17

NEW DATE FOR 6TH GRADE MUSIC EXPLORATORY SPRING CONCERT- MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR WEDNESDAY, 5/17

The Spring Concert for 6th Grade Music Exploratory has been changed from its original date of April 26th to Wednesday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. Please make a note of it.

THE GLEN ELLYN RESOURCE CENTER REALLY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!

CHMS Parents and Students,

We have MANY open slots for volunteers needed on both Mondays and Thursdays, starting now all the way through May 18th! Please check your calendars to see if you could help this amazing organization tutor some children that enjoy seeing our faces and really need our assistance. Sign up on our

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Want to Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering for the CHMS PTO? There are many committee chair positions available for the 2017-2018 school year. Check out our list of committee chairs, read more about what they do, and sign up to volunteer here.

Please email vp@chmspto.org to get more information.

Thank you for your volunteerism!

BE A FOLLOWER (ON TWITTER!)

BE A FOLLOWER (ON TWITTER!)

Our school and staff have some fabulous Twitter feeds that will inform, educate, and entertain you! Take a peek and add to your “follow” list: @CCSD181 (School District 181) @CHMSPrincipal (CHMS Principal) @AalexFcs (Anna Alex – FC/MS Skills) @CHMSELA204 (Jen McCredy ELA) @jen_scheuerman (Jen Scheuerman – ELA/LA/CC and BB

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ARE YOU MAKING “MANNA” MONEY?

Earn $$$ towards your student’s 8th Grade DC trip!! Did you know that you can earn money toward your student’s 8th grade Washington D.C. trip just by spending money you would otherwise at the grocery store, gas station, etc.? All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade families are eligible to participate and money earned gets banked

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Opt-In for School and District Text Message Alerts

Opt-In for School and District Text Message Alerts

District 181 now offers the opportunity for parents and staff to opt-in for text messages from the District and D181 schools. These texts will be limited to three types of important messages: (1) Transportation Alerts (e.g., bus delays), (2) Weather Alerts (e.g., snow days), and (3) Safety Alerts (e.g., power outage). Receiving a text

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