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Upcoming Dates

April 15-19

No School, Spring Break

Last Call for Yearbook Orders!

CMS Yearbooks are on sale. Follow the instructions below to reserve your copy. Last day for online orders is Monday, April 22, 2019.

Online Ordering

  • Go to coffeepond.com and click on the "ORDER YEARBOOKS" tab
  • Password: 2019CMSyearbook
  • Complete the order form, and pay with credit card

You will receive a confirmation email to let you know your payment was received and your order was completed.

Save the Date: CMS/BMS Art Show and Reception

Thursday, May 2, 6-8pm

An evening of Art, Entertainment, and Nibbles. CMS Grades 6 & 7. Details to follow.

Note: CMS 8th grade art show date and details to be announced.

Special Education News: Sip N Chat

Wednesday, March 13, 9-10:30am, Panera Bread

Join us to chat, ask questions, and exchange ideas with other special ed parents. No RSVP required.

More Dates to Save: Open Cluster Meetings

8th Grade: Tuesday, April 30 - Tigers and Lions 9:00-9:45 / Staples Cafeteria

7th Grade: Monday, May 13 - Patriots 8:15 - 8:55 / Pioneers 9:00-9:40 / BMS Library

6th Grade: Tuesday, May 14 - Dolphins 11:10 - 11:50 / Orcas 11:55 - 12:35 / BMS Library

Tickets on Sale for Bedford Acting Group 6th grade play, Fractured Fairytales

April 26 and 27 at 7pm and April 27 and 28 at 2pm

Don't miss Fractured Fairy Tales, an evening (or matinee) filled with delightfully funny, twisted fairy tales presented by Bedford Middle School 6th Grade Acting Group. Laughing guaranteed!

Tickets, from $10-15, on sale here.

Kids Fun Run

Sunday, April 28, Compo Beach

WYWL Minuteman Fun Run, register here. The Kids Fun Run includes a 100-yard dash (ages 3-5 years), a half-mile run (6-8 years), and a 1-mile race (9-12 years). The Kids Zone will be up again with family friendly activities both during and after the race. An award ceremony follows the race and continues the excitement at the beach! It's $10 for the Kids Fun Run or $25 flat rate for a family of 3 or more (kids must be from the same family). *This is not a drop off even, so make sure you are with your child(ren). 10K & 5K Run and 5K Walk. The Minute Man Race also has USATF Certified 10K & 5K Races and a 5K walk for older kids and adults! Net Proceeds to Local Charities

Westport Field Hockey Spring Clinics Grades 1 - 8

Sundays April 28, May 5, 12, 19 / 9-10:30am

Have fun and keep a stick in your hands. Staples Varsity team will be on hand to assist the coaches work with the girls. Ginny Parker Turf field (behind Staples High School) $35 per clinic or $120 for all four. Questions? Contact Clara Ambrose.

- Register Online Here -

Positive Youth Development: Internet Safety and Social Media Awarness

Thursday, April 25, 10am-12pm, Staples Auditorium

Join CT State Trooper, Kate Cummings, for a presentation about current social media trends and adolescent online behavior, digital footprints, and resources for keeping your family safe.

6th Grade Families: Physical Exam and Immunizations

Reminder: the state of Connecticut requires all current 6th grade students to have a physical exam and up-to-date immunizations to enter 7th grade. Be sure to submit the necessary forms to the health office before the end of the year. Health assessment should be dated after June 1, 2018. Health forms appended or available here.


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