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December 02, 2014 by Christine Kahvejian

Today is #GivingTuesday

We have one day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to celebrating the difference we all make when we give back. Today, join the CMS community as we participate in a global celebration and a new tradition of generosity! Earlier this month... » read more
November 25, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Tahlya and Doug

Tahlya Paynter, Passport Toddler Teacher What is your role at CMS?I am a Toddler teacher in Passport's Extended Day Program.  What do you love most about CMS? I love the immediate feeling of community and support that I felt amongst the staff and families as soon as I started working... » read more
November 25, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, November 25, 2014

Greetings CMS Families, I trust that you and your loved ones are well. As we prepare for one of America’s favorite holidays, I am doing my best to reflect on those things for which  I am eternally grateful. In the past month I have experienced joy and pain and life and loss.  I’m sure my... » read more
November 18, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Marion and Lauren

Marion Geiger, Lead Teacher, Primary What is your role here at CMS?Orange Room Lead teacher What do you love most about CMS?I love the diverse community! When you’re not at CMS, how do you like to spend your time?Either indoors or outdoors with my dog! Tell us one fun fact that people might not... » read more
November 11, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Dianne and Anu

Dianne Finn, CMS Nurse What is role here at CMS?I am the CMS School Nurse. What do you love most about CMS?I love the CMS community! Students, families and faculty members have been extremely welcoming and supportive. When you’re not at CMS, how do you like to spend your time?When I'm not at CMS I... » read more
November 11, 2014 by Munir Shivji, Director of Toddler and Primary Programs

Building Peace

It is said that holding a grudge is a learned skill as we mature. Slowly, and sadly so, life’s uncomfortable experiences lead to quick judgments of others that limit our possibilities to connect, understand and grow together – in peace. Children, on the other hand, have an innate sense of... » read more
November 04, 2014 by Christine Kahvejian, Director of Development

November at CMS - Celebrating the Generosity of Our Community

November is one of my favorite months: Sweaters, boots, winter ales, holiday gift guides (seriously, they’re the best), corduroy, tweed, and dogs wearing clothes. November is also a time to slow down, to consciously practice gratitude on a daily basis, and to contemplate ways to give back. As we... » read more
October 28, 2014

Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Karen and Jherson

Karen Mellor, Toddler Assistant Teacher (Pink Room) What is role here at CMS? I began working at CMS in 2012 as an Early Care Teacher for the Passport Program. This school year, I happily expanded my role at CMS as a Toddler Teaching Assistant in the Pink Room.  What do you love most about... » read more
October 28, 2014 by Rachel van der Voort, Board of Trustees Chair

Board Chair Reflection

It is hard to believe that we are already more than a quarter of the way into our school year and 2015 is on the horizon. I am not sure where the time goes. In the blink of an eye my children have grown from Green Room toddlers to Lower Elementary students. What’s next—college? Oddly enough, my... » read more
 
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