5 th and 6 th grade students have been busy making art. Both classes did a wild hair day project. This project emphasized creating and using pattern to create a fun and crazy project. The Sixth grade class also created a Dreamings project. Traditionally, Dreamings were created with human hair . . .
It has been quite an adjustment being part of the big CJSHS library, but we are all learning how to adapt. The middle school students have quickly learned how to make their way over to the library to find books and to take Accelerated Reader . . .
Compliments of the Blade-Empire
Ryan Mortimer, Concordia Middle School fifth grade teacher, recently received a grant from U.S. Cellular which benefits his students in a number of different ways. With his grant for $980.20, issued through U.S. Cellular's Calling All . . .
Educational technology changes daily!! That's why Concordia Middle School is taking part in the Thriftway "Apples for the Students" program that will help us earn needed educational awards without dipping into tight school budgets. . . .
Has anyone taken note of anything different this year? No, it’s not the old ugly elm in front of the art room at CJSHS/CMS. It’s not the lovely grass at Harold M. Clark Stadium and it’s certainly not the hustle bustle of . . .
The 6 th Grade Vocal Music Classes are off to a great start. 6 th graders have taken home a green sheet that discusses 6 th Grade vocal music and has a schedule of concerts on the back. The concert schedule is also . . .
Independent reading, sometimes referred to as sustained silent reading or free voluntary reading has moved to the forefront of instructional practices in the sixth grade at Concordia Middle School. Independent reading is a set . . .
By Rio Brown
What’s been happening in math? The 6 th grade math students have completed three chapters so far. Throughout the course of each chapter, they have participated in several engaging classroom activities. Two of the new . . .
Wow CMS! Can you believe we’ve read and studied our way through one quarter already? There have been some big changes, but students, families, and staff members have embraced our theme of Power within Change. Sixth grade wasted no . . .
Model Cars For the last 12 years through a grant provided by the Cloud County Children’s Trust, students in the 5 th and 6 th . . .
Swingers and Lifeboats Mrs. Kelley’s 5 th grade class has been learning about variables in science class. We learned about the scientific method, forming a hypothesis, performing an experiment, making observations . . .