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CVMS Update 10/2/18
CVMS Update 10/2/18
Tiffani Collins
Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Student-Led Conferences are THURSDAY!!!!!!! CVMS students work incredibly hard and put a tremendous amount of effort into their education. Thursday is a time for them to shine!! Help us reach our goal for ALL students to conference with an adult!!! Student-Led Conferences are Thursday, October 4th. School will dismiss at 12:26 pm. Conferences will begin at 12:30 pm. Please arrive by 8 pm, as our building closes at 8:30 pm.

In October, we are focusing on Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind. This habit focuses on the mission and goals of individuals. I challenge you to create your own mission statement and ask your student about theirs.

Final reminder: The Clinton County Health Department will conduct a flu shot clinic for Cameron R-1 students and families on October 4 from 1:30-8:00 pm in the CHS commons area.  A parent/guardian must sign for anyone under 18 receiving the vaccine. You must present insurance cards for all those receiving vaccines, if no insurance or underinsured, VFC vaccine will be available, but in limited supply.  Please contact the CVMS/CHS school nurse if you have any questions at 816-882-1072.  Click here for a flier with all information.

There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday (October 5) or Monday (October 8).

Picture retakes will be on October 12.

Oct. 22 is the end of first quarter. Grades can be accessed at anytime through PowerSchool. We encourage you to sign up for weekly updates provided by the system. CVMS does not send home paper copies of grades, unless it is requested.  Please contact us at 816.882.1041 to submit the request. You can also sign-up for PowerSchool when you come for Student-Led Conferences.

BeAlert with Stop Trafficking:

  • BeAlert is an awareness and prevention strategy of the Stop Trafficking Project. We would like to invite you to attend a presentation/assembly geared for parents on Thursday November 1st at 6:30 PM in Goodrich Auditorium – 423 N. Chestnut. The presentation will be high-impact, fast-paced, and evidenced-based. The presentation is designed to guide adults from awareness to action. The presentation will work to expose student vulnerabilities to depression, suicide ideation, cyberbullying, loneliness, sexting, sextortion, pornography, and sex trafficking via the Internet and social media. This presentation will be for parents/guardians only. We ask that you do not bring your children to this meeting.    
  • On Friday November 2nd the school district will offer age-appropriate presentations to students in grades 3-12 at various times throughout the school day. After the presentations would be an opportune time to continue to have awareness conversations with your students regarding the information presented. If you are unable to attend on November 1st, I encourage you to visit www.stoptraffickingproject.com to review the information and/or watch the informative videos that are available on the website. Click here for the flier that is available in the front office.
  • By working together, we can make a difference in the lives of all students through awareness, education, and prevention. If you should have questions or concerns, please contact the respective school office of your student. Thank you!

From Mr. Hess:

  • Honor Choir will not be starting this month as originally planned. Rehearsals will begin in January and run through the second semester. Be on the lookout for additional information and permission forms in December. Please email Mr. Hess at jhess@cameronschools.org if you have any questions.