Chadron Middle School

551 East 6th Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
(308) 432-0708
(308) 432-0720

Daily School Schedule

Regular Dismissal

8:00AM - 3:18PM

1:30 Dismissal

8:00AM - 1:30PM

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Mr. Nick Dressel
Middle School Principal

What's Happening at CMS (10/27-11/16)


10/27/14 - Wrestling practice begins

10/29/14 - Girls' Basketball practice begins

10/31/14 - Spirit Day (Wear Red and Black) - No Costumes Allowed at School

11/6/14 - Wrestling @ Gordon/Rushville - 1 PM

11/8/14 - Wrestling @ Valentine - 10 AM Central Time Zone

11/7/14 - 1:30 Dismissal

11/7/14 - 7th/8th Grade Dance - 6:30-8:30 PM CMS Gym

11/13/14 - 7th Girls' BB @ Alliance - 4 PM

CMS Winter Sports Schedule

  • 7th Grade Wrestling Meeting is on 10/20 after school in the library
  • 8th Grade Wrestling Meeting is on 10/21 after school in the library
  • 7th and 8th Grade Girls' Basketball meeting is on 10/27 after school 8th grade in the library and 7th grade in Ms. Cattnach's room.

CMS Scholastics Opens Season at Kimball

On October 17th, Chadron Middle School's 7th and 8th grade Scholastics Teams competed in the first quiz bowl of the season at Kimball.  The 7th grade team opened the season with a 1st place finish and the 8th grade team finished in 5th place.  Congratulations to both teams!

Lights on After School (October 23rd)

Lights on After School at CMS is scheduled for October 23rd.  Students will begin at the regular start time of the after-school program (3:18) and Parents/Families are welcomed to join the festivities at 4:00.

Please note that students cannot wear their costumes to school.  

Red Ribbon Week (October 20th-October 23rd)


Chadron Middle School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week during the week of October 20th.  The dress up themes that were selected by the CMS Student Council are:

1st Quarter Awards

On October 10th, Chadron Middle School students, faculty, and staff celebrated the end of an excellent 1st quarter at our End of the Quarter Awards Assembly.  7th and 8th grade students were recognized for leveling up in their Awesome Birds game, in which students earn badges for being on time to class and coming to class prepared.  5th-8th grade students that participated in the Great Effort Games on Monday and Wednesday were recognized for their outstanding effort over the course of the 1st quarter.  Students were also awarded with Perfect Attendance and Cardinal Effort Awards.

What's Happening at CMS (10/6-10/18)

10/6/14 - 7th Grade VB @ Alliance - 4 PM

10/6/14 - 8th Grade VB vs. Alliance - 4 PM

10/7/14 - 7th grade FB @ Alliance - 4 PM

10/7/14 - 8th Grade FB vs. Alliance - 4 PM

10/8/14 - Fine Arts Meeting @ Central Office Board Room - 5:30 PM

10/9/14 - Cross Country @ Sidney - 3 PM

10/10/14 - 1:30 Dismissal

10/10/14 - End of 1st Quarter

10/11/14 - 7th Grade FB @ Hot Springs - 9 AM

CMS MAPS Testing Begins on October 7th

NWEA (MAPS) Testing will begin on October 7th and continue until completed on or near October 31st.  It is our goal that  100% of our students complete the four assessments in Reading, Language, Science and Math. Chadron Public Schools give this assessment twice a year (Fall and Spring).  

8th Grade Field Trip to Crow Butte Uranium Mine and Ponderosa Wildlife Management Center

On October 17th, CMS 8th graders visited the Crow Butte Uranium Mine and the Ponderosa Wildlife Management Center.

CMS Students Start Clay Projects in Art

Chadron Middle School students began working with clay this week in their Art classes. Students will learn the intricacies of pinched, coiled and slab rolled projects.

What's Happening at CMS (September 22nd-October 4th)


9/23 - Cross Country @ Scottsbluff - TBA

9/25 - Cross Country @ Gordon/Rushville - 4 PM

9/26 - 1:30 Dismissal (CMS will have Friday School for students missing work from 1:30-3:20)

10/1 - No School - Teacher In-Service

10/2 - 7th & 8th Grade VB @ Gordon/Rushville - 4:30 PM (7th) 6 PM (8th)

10/3 - 5th & 6th Grade Students attend play at Memorial Hall - 1 PM

What's Happening at CMS (Weeks of Sept. 9th - Sept. 19th)

9/9 - 7th grade VB @ Alliance St. Agnes - 4 PM

9/9 - 8th grade VB @ Alliance St.Agnes - 5:30 PM

9/11 - 7th grade VB vs. Crawford - 4 PM CMS Gym

9/12 - End of 1st Mid-Quarter

9/13 - 7th grade VB @ Gering Invite - 8 AM

9/13 - 8th grade VB @ Gering Invite - 8 AM

9/13 - Cross Country @ Chadron Invite - 10 AM

9/13 - 7th grade FB @ Hot Spring Jamboree - 9 AM

CMS Picture Day on September 3rd

CMS PICTURE DAYSEPTEMBER 3rd
Students will be sent home with packetson Friday, August 29th.
Additional picture packets can be picked upat the CMS Office.

What's Happening at CMS (August 25th-September 5)


Below is a list of events and activities that are going on at CMS during the weeks of August 25th-September 5th.
August 25th - 1st Day of MS Football Practice
August 29th - 1:30 Dismissal
September 1st - LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL
September 3rd - SCHOOL PICTURE DAY!  Packets will be sent home with kids.
September 4th - Veteran's Honor Flight to D.C. - 6th Grade Choir Performance 9 AM at American Legion 

CMS Drive One 4UR School - This Saturday!


On Saturday, August 23rd, Walstrom Ford will host a Drive One 4UR School in support of the CMS Playground Project.  For every car that is driven (one test drive per household), Ford will donate $20.00 towards our project! Walstrom Ford will be set up in the CHS parking lot between 8:30 and 4:00.

Cookout for a Cause Raises $700 for CMS Playground Project

On Saturday, August 16th, Shane Shepherd of SDS Construction and Dr. Travis Lambert of Main Street Dental participated in Helen's annual Cookout for a Cause.  Their smoked baby back ribs and jalapeño poppers earned them a second place finish and $700.00, which they donated to the CMS Playground Project.

CMS First Day Of School Schedule

Chadron Middle SchoolFirst Day of School Schedule
Students report to MS Gym8:00-8:30All-School Assembly

What's Happening at CMS (August 11 - August 25th)


Below is a list of events and activities that are going on a CMS during the weeks of August 11th-August 25).

August 11th - 7th and 8th grade parent/student orientation - 5:30 in CMS Gym

August 12th - 5th grade parent/student orientation - 5:30 in CMS Gym

August 13th - 6th grade parent/student orientation - 5:30 in CMS Gym

August 14th - WELCOME BACK!  First day of school - 1:30 dismissal

August 15th - 1:30 Dismissal

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