News Archive

October 14, 2014 by Nicole Coman, Director of Learning Support Services School Psychologist

Learning Support Team Update

Dear Parents, A wise educator once told me, “A child does not care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”  This is the foundation of our Learning Support Team here at CMS.  It has been such a pleasure getting to know the CMS family—it has become so clear what a special... » read more
October 07, 2014 by Doug Dziedzic

Why Do They Behave That Way?

“Neuroscience has recently put forward the startling fact that teen brains resemble blueprints more than they resemble skyscrapers in their malleable structure. Secondary educators who once considered a teenage mind an empty house that needed furnishings would do better to understand it as the... » read more
September 30, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 30, 2014

Saturday was such a beautiful day.  I started my day as I always do, searching for my glasses on my nightstand trying to find the remote control to turn to a reputable news station.  As I flipped through the stations, I was captivated by the flurry of the roaring 20s, people dancing... » read more
September 23, 2014 by Charles Terranova, Curriculum Coordinator

Featured Column: The Silent Journey

Immersed in a Montessori setting during the day, in some cases children come home from school and speak a language not always accessible to parents. They mention the names of materials they use that sound nothing like the materials we used while growing up in regular schools. They speak of metal... » read more
September 16, 2014 by Munir Shivji, Toddler and Primary Program Director

Featured Column: Building Partnerships in Service of Children

We are solidly into the school year now with students expanding friendships and getting the lay of the land in their new school year. You too, as parents, are flowing differently through your daily cycles, focusing more on work and home management since the children are back to school. The anxiety... » read more
September 09, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 9, 2014

Greetings CMS Families! I hope that you enjoyed the beautiful weather that we had over the weekend and that your family has successfully transitioned to the back-to-school schedule. Transitions can be challenging, especially after creating new habits for the past three months.  I know it has... » read more
September 02, 2014 by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, September 2, 2014

Welcome CMS Families! We have been working collectively as a team preparing classrooms, administrative offices and outdoor space in anticipation for your children’s arrival  tomorrow.  Last week at our orientation, 72 full and part time faculty, staff and administrators expanded our... » read more
June 16, 2014 by by Dr. Ingrid Tucker

Head's Corner, June 16, 2014

Dear CMS Families, It is hard to believe the school year is over. To observe our graduates as they move on and to our littlest students cross the bridge last week is to appreciate the passage of time. It has been quite a year as we celebrated our 50th Anniversary. In our 50th year we can boast our... » read more
May 30, 2014

Featured Column: End of the Year Events & Activities

Greetings, CMS Families! It’s hard to believe there are only 8 days left in the school year! CMS has much planned for end of year activities, field trips, special events and more! Students and teachers are busy in their classrooms finishing lessons, presenting projects, and planning for summer.... » read more
May 20, 2014 by Kyla Graves, Director of Development

Development News

Greetings, CMS Families! Remember back in November when I wrote about the CMS Fund and why annual funds serve an important role in independent school? I can hardly believe it’s almost the end of the year and time to wrap up the Fund…how time flies! Since that post in November, the school has... » read more
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