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

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

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 [email protected].


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