We wanted to take a moment to congratulate CEMS PE teacher Ms. Jordan and her students for the Heart of Gold Top School Award! This award is given to schools that achieve top status with the Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge. The 5th and 6th raised $7755.00 last year!! This year the 5th and 6th will be fundraising again this year each trimester... more information to come!
New fencing around the Pre-K playground has been installed!
Three CEHS students served on an informal panel to discuss their aquaculture-related businesses/ideas to a team of 7th graders in the CEMS library @ 9:30-10:20 on Friday, 9/29. This is part of the Kerr/Kaufman unit on aquaculture and the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Tom Hennessey (senior): lobstering business Gillian Lench (sophomore): current ELO project: making kelp fertilizer Oliver Ames (sophomore): created plastic alternatives from kelp
Parent Tech Night is coming on October 17th, 5:30-6:30 in the CEMS Library. https://www.canva.com/design/DAFvdC0OSs8/rLqE0sIaQeFwDRUzt2seow/view?utm_content=DAFvdC0OSs8&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink
More than 65 students gathered at 7 am last Tuesday morning to plan for the first Haunted Hallway event at CEMS since 2016. There was a lot if enthusiasm and creative brainstorming going on for this MSPA sponsored event. More details will follow soon!
Graffiti Hallway @ CEMS!! Grade 5-8 art students celebrated the return to school with large multimedia graffiti words and names.
Please join us at the SBAC Public Forum on Sept 20th at 6:30 pm at Town Hall!
On Thursday and Friday this week, the 8th grade teams of Price, Briggs, Hyde and Noreus did some community service work with CELT, clearing some local trails of invasive plant species. Great work 8th grade team!
Check out the link below to see Hadley Johnson talk about her upcoming, self-written musical at CEHS. AFTERTHOUGHT is based on a concept developed her Freshman year by Hadley and her classmate and fellow senior, Eliza Green. Hadley has been workshopping and rehearsing since this past January with a cast and crew of over 40 students and professional musicians and artists. AFTERTHOUGHT will be presented Thurs - Sun, 9/28 - 10/1, at the CEHS Auditorium. https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/education/high-school-senior-composes-musical-to-be-performed-at-cape-elizabeth-high-school-later-this-month-maine-community-schools-theatre-theater/97-e1b01238-f9c6-446e-b42c-5ac0a4402896
School District distributes 130 fans to the three schools to help beat the heat!
Come join us next Friday at Ocean House Gallery to celebrate CEMS art teacher Marguerite Lawler's latest work. The gallery is owned by the CEMS parents of 8th graders Edie and Emmett Wood! The event starts @ 5pm - thank you!
Welcome to Cape Elizabeth Middle School 5th Graders! Looking forward to the 23'/24' school year with you!
Bus routes (https://www.cape.k12.me.us/o/cems/page/hs-ms-bus-stops) have been updated for Middle School and High School. The Parent Resources Page (https://www.cape.k12.me.us/page/parent-resources) has this update and more.
Getting ready for the start of school! We can't wait!
**4:30PM 8/21/23 update: We believe the issue to be resolved and public access restored.**The district is working to resolve an issue affecting the network connection to the schools. For families, this means a loss of access to PowerSchool.
Not to worry - the Fire Department is assisting the Facilities Department identify masonry leaks this morning starting at 9 am Thursday.
We encourage you to take a moment to fill out this survey to help facilitate the School Building Advisory Committee's work towards school building proposals. It is open to all Cape Residents 18 and older. There is a button linked to the survey on the District webpage. https://portlandresearch.survoxinc.com/portland01/prg/capesbacsurvey/index.php
The PowerSchool parent portal will reopen on Thur, 7/27 & families may begin to submit annual student info forms. Planned summer projects delayed the portal opening slightly. Thank you for your patience.
Please click the following link to review the SBAC Press Release: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1215/CESD/3305349/Press_Release__CE-SBAC_Survey_Announcement_24JULY2023.pdf
The Facilities Department is hard at work! The majority of the floors get stripped and then lay 8 coats of wax/sealer before the start of school.