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

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. CMS will participate by offering activities organized by the Hope Squad beginning on Monday, May 2nd through Friday, May 13th.

21st Century Grant Awarded to Chadron Middle School and Chadron Primary School

Earlier this week, the NE Department of Education released the names of schools that were awarded NE 21st Century Community Learning Centers Continuation grants. We were excited to learn that Chadron Middle and Primary Schools were approved for $100,000 per year. The continuation grants are on a 5-year grant cycle and fund our After School Programs.

CMS Students compete at State National History Day

The state NHD contest was held Saturday, April 9, at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Chadron Middle School had 2 students who placed at the state contest. Matthew Sorenson and Samuel Kahl place 2nd in the group website category. The name of their project is: Debate and Diplomacy in the Cuban Missile Crisis. They will compete in the national contest in June. In addition, Josephine Werner also won the Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies. The title of her project is: The Use of Animation as Propaganda in WWII.

CMS Spring Testing Schedule

It's springtime, which means CMS is gearing up to begin NSCAS (Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System) and MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) assessments. Students take these assessments every spring, and the results are used as a standardized measure for academic growth, and to meet accountability requirements.

9 CMS Students Qualify for State NHD!

National History Day is an educational program devoted to the learning of history. Last fall, students chose a topic related to the annual theme (“Debate and Diplomacy”). After analyzing and drawing conclusions about their topic's significance in history, they presented their work in an original project. The district contest was held on February 25th at Chadron State College. Chadron Middle School had 9 students who placed at the district contest and qualified for the state contest in Lincoln on April 9, 2022.

Community Art Show - Saturday 1/23 and Sunday 1/24

Help us celebrate the James Webb Telescope at the "Unfold the Universe Community Art Show" on Saturday, 1/23/22, from 10am-4pm, and Sunday 1/24/22, from 1-4pm at the Chadron Community Arts Center 371 King Street. Come see the visual art created by our community and Kindergarten-8th Grade art students.

PPHD - At-Home COVID Positive Test Survey

Did you test positive with an at-home COVID test and did not receive a text from PPHD? Do you need guidance on what to do next? Please take a brief survey from PPHD by clicking

CMS Caring for Sharing Food Drive

The annual CMS Caring for Sharing food drive begins today & ends on December 15th! Student are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to school for the food drive. CMS Student Council will deliver the collected food items to the NCAP food pantry. Prizes will be awarded to the grades that collect the most food.

Extended Spring Break for Students - No School on March 9th

Chadron Public Schools will extend the scheduled spring break by cancelling classes for all K-12 students on Wednesday, March 9th (originally a scheduled 1:30 dismissal day). Chadron Public Schools will instead provide a full day staff inservice training to host Dr. Melissa Sadin to train staff in the area of trauma informed schools.

Covid and Flu Vaccines Clinic Nov. 15th at CHS

On November 15, 2021 there will be a CoVid and Flu shot clinic at Chadron High School. This will be in the high school library beginning at 5:00pm, with an end time of 7:00pm. This clinic is for ages 5 and up.
A parent or guardian must be present. Please enter the school through the main entrance, by the high school office. WNC will be providing this clinic.

Health ScreeningWednesday November

Health Screening
Wednesday November 3, 2021
All screenings will take place in 1st floor rooms on the west side of the building. Screenings will include:
Height/WeightVisionHearing Dental 

Non-Pulbic Special Education Meeting Notice

On November 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM, a meeting conducted by Chadron Public Schools will take place at Chadron Public Schools Central Office.

CMS Student Health Screenings - November 2nd - November 4tn

CPS Health Screenings, sponsored by the Chadron Lion's Club, are next week. Students in grades K-4, 6-7, 10-11 will get all screenings. 5th, 8th, 9th and 12th that returned their dental sheets at the beginning of the year will receive dental services.
CMS will have our health screenings on November 3rd

Noon Dismissal on 10/29 for Home Football Playoff Game!

Congratulations to the CHS football team on an undefeated season! CHS will host the first round of the football playoffs on Friday, 10/29 at 2:00. In an effort to safely clear the campus and open parking for the game, Chadron Public Schools will have a 12:00 dismissal on that day. The noon dismissal bell schedule is below.


(12:00 Dismissal)

CMS Bell Schedule

Block 1: 8:00-8:55

Block 2: 8:58-9:50

Block 3: 9:53-10:43

7th/8th Block 4: 10:46 - 11:30

5th/6th Lunch - 10:43-11:13

5th/6th Block 4 - 11:16 - 12:00

Find Your Why Challenge

CMS 8th grade students rocked the Find Your Why challenge, placing in the top 3 in the nation! Two teams, Yellow Bananas and Whales individually placed in the top 5 in the nation! Congratulations to all of the 8th grade students and their teachers on their accomplishment.

Click on the link to learn more about Find Your Why.

Eagle Effort Awards

On September 11th, 2021, students from Chadron Primary, Chadron Intermediate, and Chadron Middle Schools were honored by the Chadron State Football Team. The Eagle football team believes that winning in the classroom is just as important as winning on the field. The students were chosen by teachers because they demonstrated EAGLE EFFORT inside the classroom by working hard, helping peers, and setting a great example for others.

8th Grade Students ONLY - NRPFSS Survey 9/3/21

 Below is the link and Chadron School ID needed for 8th grade students to complete the Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS). 8th grade students will complete the survey during their math block on Friday September 3rd. This post will be removed at 12:30 on September 3rd.

Chadron Middle School ID: 2133