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District Title I Information

Have You Visited Our Family Resource Center?

The Family Resource Center is located in the library. There you will find: the current School-Family Engagement Policy (SFEP), the current School-Family Compact, the District Family Engagement Support Agreement, the District Family Engagement Process and Procedural Directive, 'Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet' pamphlet, the APS Title I Complaint Policy, parent comment forms, and more!

The librarian will be there to answer any questions that you may have, please come visit.

Contact Information

Susan LaBarge, principal, 881-9227 ext. 43501

 

Parent/Guardian Notification Letters

Cleveland MS Educational Plan for Student Success (EPSS)

The links below will take you to our school's EPSS. One document is the complete version and the other is a one page summary.

Cleveland School Plan - complete Educational Plan for Student Success (EPSS)

 

one page summary:

EPSS at a Glance 2015 (1).pdf

 

What is Title I?

Title I is a federally funded program that offers additional federal dollars to support schools in areas with high free and reduced lunch percentages. This is determined by the school lunch forms (Program Eligibility Forms) that are completed and submitted each year. 

 

Last year's lunch forms on the 80th day provide funds for the current year.

 

Cleveland MS qualifies for Title I funds because 50% or more of our students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

What Should Parents/Guardians Know About Title I?

All schools receiving Title I funds  have a written School Parent Involvement Policy, also called the School-Family Engagement Policy (SFEP), which outlines how the school will involve parents in their child's education. It is a policy that is developed jointly with families and educators, revised each year and distributed  annually.

The School-Family Compact describes HOW educators and parents will work together to improve student success. This compact, or agreement, is jointly developed with families and educators, revised each year and distributed annually. There is a copy of Cleveland's in each student agenda. Students, parents and staff are asked to sign this compact each year as a way to demonstrate their commitment to student success.

Copies of both these documents can be viewed and/or printed from this website.

Family Engagement

CMS 2017 SCIENCE FAIR

We want to recognize and extend a huge thanks to all Cleveland Science Fair student participants, our amazing science department, and the exceptional judges that made this year's Science Fair a great success. The judges were highly impressed with the students' projects, knowledge, presentation skills and their general enthusiasm for science.  The following students are the 2018 Central New Mexico Science & Research Challenge Qualifiers and Alternates:

 

Qualifiers:

Yasmine Rodriguez          Nicholas Campbell

Josilyn Bernard                Thomas Schafer

Andrew Clark                   Isabella Lewis

Logan Slimp                     Leiham Reddy

Dylan Hess                      Hillary Gonzales

Kenzie Hayes                  Savannah Sanchez

Brayden Diaz                   Marli Ingram

Olivia Catron                    Kayla Tobey

Ava Mackell                     Lupe Monnet

Avery Gleeson                 Rylee Gabaldon

 

Alternates:

Ian Hoffman                    Martina Garcia

Chris Perez                     Ayiana McCabe

Juaquin Garcia               Santiago Valdez

Amber Metzler                Lillian Knowles

Joel Rodriguez               Deisy Salinas-Perez

 

CONGRATULATIONS AND WAY TO GO CLEVELAND!

CMS 2017 SCIENCE FAIR


Cleveland Annual Spelling Bee Winner

Congratulations to this year's Spelling Bee winner-Braydon Diaz!  In second place was Sam Roberts and in third place, Jazmyne Salas.  We're proud of your hard work.  Thanks to all the Cleveland students who participated.

MONTHLY MEETINGS FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING PARENTS

Ms. Blasa Munoz, the school counselor, will be hosting monthly meetings for Spanish-speaking parents on the second Tuesday of every month in the Library from 6:00-7:00pm. The meetings will be a great opportunity for parents to meet other Spanish speaking parents and get to know what is happening at their son/daughter's school.  A Spanish interpreter will be available to assist the counselor in best addressing parent concerns. Refreshments will be served and children are welcome to attend.  Hope to see you there!

 

The next meeting is Tuesday, 12/12/17, 6:00pm, in the library.

CMS FAMILIES - THANK YOU FOR A GREAT TURN-OUT AT OPEN HOUSE!

We had a great turn out for our annual Open House and Annual Title I Meeting.  If you missed the meeting, here are copies of the PowerPoints for the Title I meeting:

 

2017-2018 Title I Annual Meeting PowerPoint

Instructional Council at CMS

Greetings Families,

What is Instructional Council? It is a group of individuals made up of administrators, grade level representatives, parents, department heads and more. These individuals represent the CMS community and they meet twice a month to address "issues that fall within the scope of instructional improvement...". Their goal is to improve and support teaching and learning for our students. 

 

Please join us! 

Brainfuse - Free Online Tutoring Help

Brainfuse is available to all families. It offers tutoring help for all grade levels. Take a look using the link below:

https://www.brainfuse.com/highed/helpNow.asp?a_id=BACE164E&ss=&r=

Volunteers Wanted!

Your first step is to complete the background check process. Just follow the link in the column to the right to submit an application. Once you receive your email verification, you will be added to our list of volunteers.

What can volunteers do at CMS? Here are a few ideas:

  • chaperone a field trip
  • work in the library
  • be a guest speaker
  • become a member of Instructional Council 
  • become a member of Watch D.O.G.S.
  • work in the school store
  • help in the classroom
  • help with a special event

CMS Volunteer forms are available in the Parent Resource Center located in the library. Get Engaged in Student Success!

 

 

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News! Volunteer Application Now Available in Spanish

Click on the article below for an update to the online volunteer application process which is now available in Spanish.

Spanish Application

Volunteer at CMS

Involved parents promote academic success! If you are interested in volunteering follow the link below for more information. 

Volunteer Application

This is a link to the 'Steps to completing the online Application process'

http://www.aps.edu/community/volunteer-with-aps/steps-to-completing-online-volunteer-application

Affordable Internet from Comcast

Use the link below to get more information about $9.95 Internet access:

Internet Essentials

School Grade

Cleveland's school grade is a 'B'

More information may be found on the New Mexico Public Education website.

Which Books, Apps, Movies, Websites and Video Games are Best for My Child?

Are you wondering about the media that your child is being exposed to? Are you wondering which movies, books, apps would be the best for them? How do you keep up? Get some tips from Common Sense Media at the link below:

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/about-us/our-mission