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

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

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

Sign Up For CMS Text Reminders

Parents and students who wish to receive text message reminders about school activities, school schedule changes, special program times, etc. from me (Mr. Dressel), please sign up for my Remind 101 using these simple steps:
1. Send a text to the number (925) 304-6118
2. Type the message: @cmsprinc
3. Remind 101 will send you a text back asking you to enter your name - this allows me to see who has signed up.

2014-15 CMS School Supply Lists

Below is the link for the CMS school supply list for each grade level. The Chadron Walmart also has a copy of the list.

CMS School Supply List

Back to School Orientation Information

Well, summer is almost over and we are about to begin another great school at Chadron Middle School! I hope that everyone had a great summer and found sometime to rest and relax with family and friends.

National History Day Students Near Fundraising Goal

Eight, Chadron Middle School students qualified for the National History Day competition in Washington D.C. after their projects placed in the top two at the state competition in April. Since then the students, parents, and sponsors have been busy trying to raise the $12,000 it will take to get to D.C.  The students are only a couple of thousand dollars away from their goal.  Thank you to everyone that has supported these students.  

CMS Last Days of School Schedule


The end of the school year is a busy time and there are many different activities going on.  Below is a link to a detailed schedule with all of the activities, locker checkouts, and schedules that you and your students will need for the last few days of the school year.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Dressel at 432-0708 or email at


There has been a change on the District Calendar and the last day of school will now be on Monday, May 19th for 5th and 6th graders.  7th and 8th graders' last day of school will be on Friday, May 16th. The change was made because we did not use one of the snow days that was built into the schedule.

The change in dates has been made on the end of the school year events at

Upcoming CMS Playground Fundraisers

We have made a lot of progress towards funding the CMS Playground Project this year.  In only 3-months, we have raised nearly $6000 towards our $30,000 goal.  Thank you to all who have helped support this effort and we look forward to continuing progress over the summer.

Below is a list of upcoming fundraisers that will benefit the CMS Playground Project. We hope that you can come out to support a good cause.

CMS Student Council Donates to CMS Playground Project

On April 29th, Chadron Middle School's Student Council presented Mr. Dressel with a $1000 check for the CMS Playground project.  The student council raised the money over the course of the school year through concession sales at school dances and the annual candy gram sale that takes place over Valentine's Day.

CMS would like to thank the student council for their generous donation to their school and for all of the hard work that they put into making CMS a great school for their fellow students.

CMS Schedule for Last 3-Weeks of School

It is hard to believe, but there is only 3-weeks left in the school year!  The last few weeks of the school year are always a busy time, so here is a list of upcoming events and dates to mark on your calendar.