CMS Frequently Asked Restart Questions https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/836555/CMS_Frequently_Asked_Restart_Questions.pdf Please let me know if you have any questions. Sincerely, Mr. Martin
The CMS Restart Guide has been posted. Please call or email Mr. Martin with any questions. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/836535/CMS_Restart_Guide.pdf Have a great day & Go Clips!
A new school supply list for the 2020-2021 academic year has been posted. Remote learners may not need the same supplies at home, but may need some of them. https://www.columbianaschools.org/o/columbiana-middle-school/browse/32357 Students and/or parents are encouraged to reach out to their remote learning teachers for more information regarding supplies. For traditional students, supply lists are posted, but I welcome parents to send a supply/pencil box/bag with their child for just the supplies they need at the time (ie. One glue stick instead of a large quantity etc.). We will not have large quantities of shared supplies this year).
CMS Reminder: Curbside pickup for families at the CMS cafeteria doors tomorrow from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm for all 8th grade students any any others who have not yet picked up belongings and/or to drop off any school property (textbooks, calculators, chromebooks, etc.). Families will be invoiced for any school property that is not returned this week. Please call the CMS office with questions. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS Reminder: Curbside pickup for families to drop off and pick up items at the CMS cafeteria doors today, tomorrow, and Thursday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. You may stop by today, tomorrow, or Thursday regardless of your child's grade level. Families will be invoiced for any school property that is not returned this week. Please call the CMS office with questions. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS Reminder: CMS will offer curbside pickup for families to drop off school property (technology, textbooks, etc.) and to pick up student belongings from lockers/homerooms. This drive-up service will be provided next week from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at the back of the building (CMS cafeteria entrance). Dates are determined by youngest student in the building. 5th Grade – June 1, 6th Grade – June 2, 7th Grade – June 3, 8th Grade – June 4. This service will be provided from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm each day. Please have ID available and name(s) and grade(s) of students written on a piece of paper for our staff to quickly determine which items you are at the school to collect and please have an ID ready. Families will be invoiced for any school property that is not returned next week. Please call the CMS office with questions. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS students interested in athletics next fall - Please follow the link to the Athletic Department Website and complete the CMS survey by the end of the day Friday, 5/22, if you haven't done so already. Thank you! https://www.columbiana.k12.oh.us/o/athletics/page/2020-fall-sports-sign-ups
Good morning Clippers! Tomorrow marks one week until the end of the school year. It is also the last day work may be provided to you through bins. The bins are still located in the CHS commons (enter through the front doors of the high school) from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Many have been returning school property that is no longer needed to bins. This is certainly appreciated. We will also have dedicated days the first week of June for additional return of school property and the collection of personal belongings through a curbside drop-off/pick-up service from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 1st – 5th Grade Tuesday, June 2nd – 6th Grade Wednesday, June 3rd -7th Grade Thursday, June 4th – 8th Grade The last day of the grading period/teacher close-out day is Friday, May 22nd, so all students should work diligently to turn in 4th grading period work by Thursday, May 21st. Although we are not yet sure what the 2020-2021 academic year will bring, we know that learning will continue at Columbiana Middle School. Our staff is working diligently to plan for the future and ensure continued student success. Have a wonderful rest of the week and Go Clips! Sincerely, Jason Martin, Principal, Columbiana Middle School
CMS: Update regarding end-of-year procedures. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/691663/CMS_End_of_Year_Family_Letter.pdf Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS 6th Grade Camp Fitch Refund If you are expecting a Camp Fitch refund, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with who the check is to be made out to and an address where the refund it can be mailed. Thank you & Go Clips!
CMS students interested in athletics next fall - Please follow the link to the Athletic Department Website and complete the CMS survey. Thank you! https://www.columbiana.k12.oh.us/o/athletics/page/2020-fall-sports-sign-ups
Good morning CMS! Yesterday, Governor DeWine announced we will finish the school year remotely. As a result, teachers will not have time in a traditional classroom to assist students in catching up on work for the remainder of the year. Students must check teacher pages, Google Classroom, and student email each school day for important updates from teachers. This is critical for your success as a student during this time. Thank you, have a great day & Go Clips!
Clipper Families: We have made a few changes to previous information in an effort to keep staff and families as safe as possible. All pick up/drop off of assignments (K-12) will take place at the high school from 8:00-2:00 on Thursdays. Please enter through the front doors of CHS for assignment delivery/pick up. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS will convert our conference room into a pantry for food (boxed/canned/nonperishable items), hygiene products, and school supplies. If you would like to donate items, please drop off at the CMS office between 9:00-2:00 M-F. We will make these items available for families picking up hardcopy packets and those who stop in for free/reduced lunches. If You Have a specific need, please let me know and we will see what we can do. Thanks so much & Go Clips!
Comcast is offering 2 months (60 days) of complimentary Internet to low-income families during Coronavirus outbreak. To apply visit www.internetessentials.com. There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
CMS play practice for this evening has been cancelled. Mrs. Silver will be available to remain with any students who cannot be picked up until the regular pick up time.
CMS Parents: Students have been given a letter, similar to the one posted yesterday, regarding plans for the upcoming weeks. The Saturday performance for immediate family has now been cancelled. There will not be a performance of the CMS production this weekend. Thank you!
Please find CMS information regarding our action plan related to the Coronavirus at: https://www.apptegy.net/s/news-columbiana-middle-school/articles/cms-information-re-coronavirus-action-plan
CMS Reminder: Camp Fitch student/parent meeting for 6th graders planning to attend. The meeting will be held tomorrow (Tuesday, 3/3) at 6:00 pm in the CMS cafeteria. Please park in the back of the building and enter through the cafeteria doors. Final payment is also due.
CMS: Due to the weather forecast, tonight's games have been cancelled. They will be played tomorrow 2/13 at the same time at JOSHUA DIXON.
CMS play practice is cancelled for this evening.
The CMS Spelling Bee will be held tomorrow (2/4/2020) at 1:00 in the CHS auditorium. Those attending can park at the rear of the building and enter through the doors by the CHS band room at 12:45. This year, we have 32 participants along with 8 alternates. Go Clips!
Seventh and eighth grade girls basketball brought home a pair of wins from Wellsville tonight. Nice job Lady Clips!
Columbiana Middle School will hold Parent Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 2:50 - 8:45 PM. Please call the school at 330-482-5354 if you wish to set up an appointment with your child's teachers. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS Reminder: STUDENT FEES for consumable materials, supplies, and workbooks are due by this Friday, Jan. 17th. 1st request: 10/23/2019 2nd request: 1/9/2020 Checks can turned into the office and made payable to: Columbiana Board of Education Thank you & Go Clips!
Congratulations to the 7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball teams with two wins over Lisbon tonight. Keep it up girls!
The 5th grade DARE program will be held this Friday, 1/10 at 1:00 in the CHS auditorium. Those attending can park at the rear of the building and enter through the doors by the band room. Doors will open at 12:30. A reception, sponsored by PTO, will follow in the HS Cafeteria.
Amazing collaborative effort on this year's VPA Unity Project. The painting, "HOME", will be on display at Mill Creek Park from January 11th-February 10th. (L to R): Emily Huber, Annika Patrick, Chloe Gill, Katie Ervin, Ellie Jackson, Yesenia Pantoja, and Rogan Stryffeler (Danica Halas-not pictured).
Nice job Clipper 7th grade girls, defeating Liberty tonight 29-14. Keep it going!
(Borrowing from PTO and Mrs. Beggs). What a great morning! CMS 8th grade students were at Dixon meeting with 3rd grade students for the annual Misfit Toys. Third grade students created a misfit toy, and the eighth graders brought the toy to life by writing a story. The stories were shared this morning.
Congrats to our November 2019 Students of the Month! 5th Grade – Madelyn Jackson, Trenton Hall 6th Grade – Layla Pingley, Trey Snyder 7th Grade – Annaka Patrick, Carson Benner 8th Grade – Airianna Scullion, Jack Quigley
Congrats to our October 2019 Students of the Month! 5th Grade – Cardyn Hartley, Cora McAndrew, Connor Dattilio 6th Grade – Ty Quigley, Kendra Vogelberger 7th Grade – Alivia Bell, Brad Bartley 8th Grade – Paige Urichko, Trent Williamson
Reminder: Book fair is this week! Lunch with a loved one schedule is: 5th (10:56)and 7th (11:37) on Wednesday 6th (10:56) and 8th (11:37) on Thursday Please park in the back and come through the cafeteria.
CMS Reminder: Our district-wide Veterans' Day assembly will be held tomorrow, Friday November 8th at 9:30 at the high school. Breakfast for those who have signed up will be at 8:45 in the CHS cafeteria, with overflow in the CMS cafeteria. Have a great day & Go Clips!
PTO was able to extend the deadline for the Jog-A-Thon to Monday, October 21st. Homerooms with 100% participation will receive an extended recess period! Have a great weekend & Go Clips!
CMS - Middle school parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, 10/23/2019 from 2:50 pm-8:50 pm. Please call the office to schedule an appointment.
The Columbiana middle and high school volleyball girls travelled to Westminster College today to watch a tri match between Westminster, Saint Vincent, and Wooster. Westminster is coached by Clipper Alumni, Tammy Swearingen, who also hosted a clinic for the volleyball girls this summer. The girls had a great time watching volleyball and bonding.
Picture retakes for CMS/CHS will be on October 1, 2019 in the morning.
Great win CMS football! We remain undefeated with a 46-14 win over East Palestine. Nice job boys!
CMS: Please note that our October 17th, CMS Football game vs. Wellsville will now be played at Home (Firestone Park). Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS: The previous message regarding facepaint is for CMS. Have a great evening!
We have had questions about whether or not face paint is allowed tomorrow due to the district pep assembly. It is permitted provided you put the face paint on at home and not at school. Bring your clipper spirit with you tomorrow! Go clips!
Congratulations to our 7th Grade Volleyball Team for defeating Boardman 25-17, 25-13! Go Clips!
CMS: We will have a district pep assembly on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 1:30 at Columbiana's Firestone Park. CMS permission slips will be sent home with students in homeroom tomorrow. Please return slips by Wednesday, 8/28. Thank you & Go Clips!
CMS: Brand new locks will be available for purchase for $5 at open house. We will sell what we have and take orders for more if needed. If you are interested in a lock, bring cash or a $5 check made out to Columbiana Middle School.
CMS: Just a reminder that open house/orientation evening is tomorrow, Monday, August 19th. Please park in the rear of the complex and enter through the CMS cafeteria doors. 7th/8th grade will begin at 4:30, 5th grade at 5:45, and 6th grade at 7:00. Have a Great Day & Go Clips!
CMS: Save the Date... CMS Open House/Orientation will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019. 4:30-5:45 - 7th/8th Grade 5:45-7:00 - 5th Grade 7:00-8:15 - 6th Grade Have a Wonderful Summer & Go Clips!
Reminder: We will be having a three hour early release on the last day of school, this Thursday, May 30th. Students will be dismissed from the middle school at 11:45. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS: Congratulations to the 6th grade choir members for earning 1st place and the Flight choir members for earning 2nd place at the Music in the Parks competition this past weekend!
The CMS football meeting is 10:00 this Saturday, May 25th. I apologize for any confusion.
CMS Reminder:. There will be a student/parent meeting for those interested in participating in CMS football next year at 10:00 in the middle school study hall room.
CMS: We will have a locker clean out this Thursday (23rd). Students are encouraged to take home personal belongings such as lunch containers, coffee mugs etc. throughout the week. Parents may want to send plastic bags or ziplock storage bags to bring home items that have been in lockers for awhile. Reminder: Book bags are not permitted the last week of school.
CMS grade level awards will be held in the CHS auditorium on Monday, May 20th. Grade 6: 11:37 Grade 5: 12:20 Grade 8: 1:08 Grade 7: 1:56 Parents are welcome to attend. Please enter through the HS band doors at the back of the building. Contact Mrs. Baylor with questions.
Dr. talks for grades 5-8 will be held tomorrow afternoon in the middle school. Please contact the office if you prefer your child not participate.
CMS: Columbiana Schools will be operating on a three (3) hour early release on Thursday, May 30th. As a result, students at Columbiana Middle School will be release from school at 11:45 on this day.
There will be a parent/student meeting for those participating in the 8th grade Washington DC trip. The meeting will be held on Monday April 29th at 6:00 pm in the CMS cafeteria.
CMS: Due to scheduling conflicts, the PTO/CMS jog-a-thon has been moved to April 24th. The due date for all forms will remain as previously listed. Have a great day and go clips!
Great Day at State DI. The 8th grade improv team placed 3rd at State! The 8th/CHS team technical placed 4th The CHS team engineering placed 3rd. All of these teams have qualified for Global Finals. Congrats to all of our DI students!
CMS. Invoices for unpaid/past due student fees will be coming home Fri., March 29, with report cards. Checks can be made payable to Columbiana Middle School and are due by April 15, 2019 to avoid further action. Thank you!
Great job to our student athletes on their first track & field event of the season. Keep up the great work & Go Clips!
CMS: Reminder there will be a Camp Fitch student/parent meeting for all students attending Camp Fitch this year. The meeting will be held at 6:00 this evening in the CMS cafeteria. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS: Reminder that state testing begins tomorrow with 8th grade ELA on Monday/Tuesday, 7th grade ELA on Wednesday/Thursday and makeup exams throughout the week. Remember to get a good night's sleep for test days and relax. You will do great! #GoClips #ClipperPride
CMS - Congratulations to our March 2019 Students of the Month: 5th Grade – Layla Pingley, Alex Kolesar 6th Grade – Avery Marshall, Daniel Goehring 7th Grade – Katrina Kaszowski, Jack Quigley 8th Grade – Grace Davis, Jeremy Sanfrey Keep up the great work!
Due to the literacy conference, the Camp Fitch student/parent meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 pm in the middle school cafeteria. Thank You & Go Clips!
Congrats to John Rhodes for qualifying for the state geography bee again this year! John Rhodes has qualified with roughly 100 other students to complete at the state geography bee on March 29th. Students will compete for a $1,000 cash prize and a trip to Washing, D.C.
Congrats to our CMS lifters. Great job at the Power Meet this past Saturday. CMS had 21 participants pull together to lift a total weight of 8,320 pounds within their three events. Great Job Clippers!
Middle School play practice will be cancelled for this afternoon, 3/1, due to illness. It is rescheduled for Monday 2:45-3:45.
A very special thanks to those who have already stepped up to school safety. We appreciate your support and donation. If you are interested in still donating, please contact Hannah Mowery at email@example.com
Congrats to all of our DI students on a great day at Leetonia. Thanks so much to all of the parents, teachers, team leaders and student volunteers who make it possible. A special congrats to our 5th grade DI team on the first place win, qualifying them for state.
There will be a meeting for all students/parents of students participating in the Power Meet. This meeting will be held by Coach Eavers in the CMS Cafeteria on Monday, February 25th at 5:00 pm.
Congratulations to the following students as they will represent us at the Columbiana County Art Show Thursday, February 28th at the CCCTC @ 6:00 pm. 5th Emmy Kemats 6th Thomas Huber 7th Shanna Hawkins 8th Nick Gallo
CMS Track meets have been added to the CMS schedule. Track meets and other CMS upcoming events can be found by going to "Columbiana Middle School" and then selecting "events"
CMS: An application day for CCP will be held on Thursday, February 14. If your child intends to participate at YSU, a rep will be at CHS from 8-9am. Mrs. Cleghorn will hold an an application night for those interested in attending Kent from 6-7 pm in the high school. For questions or additional information, please contact Mrs. Cleghorn in the CHS school counselor's office.
Congratulations to our CMS basketball teams. Great job! Clipper Pride!
Best of Luck to our CMS basketball teams as they travel for tournaments tomorrow, Saturday 2/9 10:00 - 7th grade girls vs. East Palestine @ Lisbon (we are home team) 11:30 - 8th grade girls vs. Southern @ Lisbon (we are home team) 11:30 - 8th grade boys vs. Southern @ Wellsville (we are away team) 1:00 - 7th grade boys vs. United @ Wellsville (we are home team) Go Clips!
CMS: The middle school dance, extreme clipper day, and assembly have been moved to next Friday, February 8th. The dance will be next Friday in the CMS cafeteria from 6:00-8:00 (please note the time change).
5th grade DARE will begin at 1:30 this afternoon in the HS auditorium. The band room doors at the back of the building will open at 1:00. Thank you, have a great day, and go Clips!
Geography bee is still on for today. Doors open at 12:30 with a 12:45 start time. Good luck to all of our finalists.
CMS 5th Grade Dare Graduation is next Friday. Doors will open at 1:00 for a 1:30 DARE ceremony. Please enter through the CHS band doors as the program will be in the CHS auditorium. Thank you, have a great day and Go Clips!
The CMS Geography Bee has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, January 23rd and will begin at 12:45. Have a great day & Go Clips!
The CMS basketball games for this evening and today's geography bee has been cancelled. No CMS lifting today, tomorrow or Monday. Today's Make-Up Games: 1/22 - 7th Grade Girls / 7th Grade Boys @ Lisbon (girls at 5:00 followed by boys) 1/24 - Freshman Boys (H) Lisbon 5:00
CMS: Congratulations to our November Students of the Month: 5th Grade – Kayden Zohnd, Jobias Stokes 6th Grade – Summer Sinsley, Drew Eusebio 7th Grade – Kaila Fortney, Alex Eusebio 8th Grade – Alyson Smith, Blake Nusser
CMS: Winter Athletic Schedules (Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, and Wrestling) have been posted to our CMS events calendar. This can be found under Columbiana Middle School, then select "Events" to see these activity dates as well as other CMS Events. Thanks & Go Clips!
Reminder: Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for this evening from 3:00 - 9:00. Most grade levels still have availability for this evening. Feel free to call the office for an appointment. Have a great day & Go Clips!
CMS will still have lunch with a loved one and our book fair for 6th and 8th grade today. However, we will be on a modified schedule due to the 2 hour delay. 6th grade will eat at 11:55 and 8th grade at 12:36.
CMS: Congratulations to our October Students of the Month: 5th Grade – Peyton Stoy, Aidan Wollman 6th Grade – Nora Ineman, Liam Surgenavic 7th Grade – Madison Kahut, Anthony Gaglione 8th Grade – Rogan Stryffeler, Ethan Davis
There will be a College Credit Plus Meeting at Kent State Salem on 11/1/18 at 5:30pm. YSU, Kent State, EGCC, and Hiram will all be represented. If you cannot attend this meeting, but would like CCP information, please schedule a conference with Mrs. Cleghorn at the High School.
CMS will have a dress up day on Wednesday, October 31st. PTO will also sponsor a Halloween Selfie Station for our students and staff during lunch periods. Have a great weekend & Go Clips!
CMS Reminder: Picture retake day is tomorrow morning (Thursday, 9/27). Progress reports containing D's and/or F's will be sent home this Friday. Have a great day & Go Clips!
Congratulations to our September Students of the Month: 5th – Amara Wilson, Paxton Loosli 6th – Maryn Hepler, Quentin Barnes 7th – Ava Davanzo, Garon Pedicini 8th – Kylie Cameron, Nick Gallo http://www.columbianaschools.org/article/63035?org=columbiana-middle-school
We will have a student school spirit assembly this Friday (9/21) before lunch. All students and staff are encouraged to wear Red on this day. Have a great day and Go Clips!
CMS: Columbiana Middle School earns an A on the 2018 State Report Card. Congratulations to Columbiana Middle School students, staff, and families on this achievement.
Student/Staff picture retakes are schedule for Thursday, September 27th @8:00 am.
7th Grade Immunizations: The Ohio State Board of Health requires all students entering the 7th grade have updated immunizations. Documentation is to be submitted to the office by 10/2/2018. Please call the nurse with questions. Thank you & have a great weekend.
Reminder: There is no school tomorrow, August 30th (teacher in-service), Friday or Monday (Labor Day Break). Classes resume on Tuesday, September 4th.
CMS picture forms will be sent home tomorrow, August 28th. Forms should be completed and returned with students on picture day (Wednesday, September 5th). Please call the office with any questions. Please complete beginning of year paperwork and return this week. Thank you!
5th Grade Band students and parents are asked to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the CHS Auditorium. This meeting will explain student expectations, how to get an instrument, and an opportunity to ask questions. Hope to see you there!
I am looking forward to a wonderful first day of school. Reminder that we will need permission slips turned in for our District-Wide Assembly at the park on Thursday afternoon. Please return forms by tomorrow morning.
CMS open house/orientation evening is Monday, August 20th in the CMS cafeteria. 7th/8th grade open house at 4:30, 5th grade orientation at 5:45, and 6th grade orientation at 7:00. Parking available at the back of CHS/CMS. Please enter through the rear cafeteria doors.
Columbiana Schools Partners with Apptegy. Columbiana Schools will be moving to a new website/communications solution in the near future. More information regarding how to subscribe will be available soon.
District-Wide Pep Assembly at the park is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 1:00. All students must return signed permissions slips by 1st period on August 23rd to attend.
Reminder: Open House/Orientation is scheduled for Monday, August 20, 2018. 4:30: 7th/8th grade open house 5:45: 5th grade orientation 7:00: 6th grade orientation