To ALL: Cutter Morning Star High School will be hosting Parent Trainings on our NEW Learning Management System. Please see schedule below: CMS HS Learning Management System Training: ALL High School Students will be using the Canvas Learning Management System this year including students who are going to attend school on site and those students who are going to do off site learning. These Introductory meetings to explain to parents what Canvas is and general login/ accessing content.ARE most important for parents to attend. EAGLES EVERYDAY: Parents/Students learning at school (onsite) - August 18th training - A-J - 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.- K-Z EAGLE VIRTUAL ACADEMY AND EAGLES WITH OPTIONS: Parents/Students learning at home (all or partial online/remote) - August 20th training - 5:00 p.m. ALL meetings will be in our New High School. All attendees will be required to wear a face mask. We will have hand sanitizer available. And please follow CDC guidelines for social distancing. ALSO please self screen an hour prior to the meeting. . If any person has any of the following symptoms that indicates a possible illness and could put them at risk for spreading illness to others, we are asking that you not attend this training and we will make it up at a later time. Symptoms to Self Check · Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth · Sore throat · New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (for anyone with chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline) · Diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain · New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever Close Contact/Potential Exposure Self Check · Have you been in close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 · Traveled to or lived in an area where the local, Tribal, Territorial, or state health department is reporting large numbers of COVID-19 cases as described in the Community Mitigation Framework · Live in areas of high community transmission Thank you for your cooperation to help keep our CMS community safe. Please contact us if you have any questions. CMS HS 501-262-2414, Thanks.
Dear Parents and Guardians of Boys and Girls Athletes Grades 7-12, Please join us for a brief meeting on Thursday night August the 13th at 6:00, at the new Eagle Arena. We will be passing out several forms that we need signed and returned ASAP. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing guidelines. Thank You, Coaching Staff
Can you post the following information on the school Facebook page: Dear parents and graduates, I know that you are eagerly awaiting graduation on August 7th, and we are working hard to make it a success. I just have a few guidelines that I want to share with you for graduation this year. We ask that you please adhere to these guidelines so that we can ensure the safety of all guests and students. All of these guidelines are based on guidance provided by the Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas Department of Health. 1. All guests and graduates will be required to wear a mask to graduation and must leave their masks on throughout the ceremony. 2. All guests will have a designated seating area according to what was requested on the RSVP form. Please sit in the designated area that our ushers bring you to. 3. Please do not move any chairs or sit with any other family groups outside of the one that you have been assigned. 4. Please do not congregate together in groups before or after the ceremony. 5. We ask that you do not leave your seats during the ceremony except to go to the bathroom. You may stand to take a picture, but do not leave your seating area. Parents and family will not be permitted to go up to the stage to take pictures this year. 6. Please practice social distancing by maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet from all other guests outside of your family group. We will have a photographer. If you would like a picture of your graduate receiving his diploma, please send $20.00 with your graduate on the day of graduation. Thank you so much for your understanding and support. It is your cooperation that will help to make this a special day for all of our seniors. I look forward to seeing you there!
We will have a meet and greet for or elementary and High school families to meet our new building principals Laura Baber (elem) and Matt Carter (HS). They will introduce themselves and provide our families with information they may need. They will also hand out registration packets and data sheets. The data sheets will be filled out and turned in before you leave and the Registration packets will be turned in the first day of school. The meet and greet will be in the Multi Purpose Building. July 30, 2020 From 6:00-6:45 Families with last names that start with the letters A-H 7:00-7:45, Families with last names starting with letters I-P 8:00-8:45, Families with last names starting with letters Q-Z Everyone who attends will be required to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
CMS NEW Student registration will begin Monday, July 20th. PreK-6th grade students new to the district will register at the Elementary School. 7th-12th grade students new to the district will register at the Central Office. Hours are 7:30 am-3:00 pm. Monday-Friday. Please wear a mask and please practice social distancing. You may call 501-262-2414 for more information. Thanks!
Volleyball practices for 10th-12th grade will begin Monday, July 13th from 9:45-11:45. Volleyball practices for 7th-9th grade will begin Tuesday, July 14th from 5:00-6:30. All practices will be in the Multi-Purpose Building. Please make sure to bring your OWN water bottle. We will have a mask for you and go over more guidelines. If you have any other questions, please email me at email@example.com
Cheer practice and tryouts will be July 13-15 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Multipurpose building. Mrs. Gilbert will be in charge of the tryouts, please reach out to her if you have any questions. Thank you.
Attention all Varsity and Jr High CMS Eagle Football players and Parents. The runway 70 has been opened and the CMS Eagles have been cleared for takeoff! We will start our pursuit of greatness on Monday July 6th I need all that are interested in playing to attend. Our practices in July will be: Varsity Monday-Thursday 7:30-9:30am. Jr High Monday-Thursday 10-11am Bring: Shirt, shorts, shoes and cleats as well as your own water bottle. Masks will be provided We will continue to practice the social distancing guidelines. Coach Kinsinger Head Football Coach firstname.lastname@example.org #FlyEaglesFly
We will have a meet and greet tomorrow June 24 at 5:00 pm for our new Girls basketball Coach Matthew Graham. We encourage kids and their parents for all grades 7-12 who want to play or are interested in playing to please attend. Live Feed Link: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1297544113773420&id=419725861555254
This is a reminder that we will have physicals starting at 9:00 am in the morning. I am attaching a participation physical evaluation form that will have to be filled out and signed by the athletes parents before they can get their physical. This can be done at home and brought tomorrow, or we will have them here on hand in the morning for parents to complete. Remember this is a free physical and athletes must have a physical before August 1 to Participate. The link to the form: https://5il.co/h2i2 Athletes entering: 12th grade at 9:00 11th Grade at 10:00 10th Grade at 11:00 9th Grade at 12:00 8th Grade at 1:00 7th Grade at 2:00
We will be doing Athletic physicals Thursday June 11th at 9:00am in the MPB. Rachel Wallis will bring a team from Dr. Hales office over to help administer the physicals. Our Coaching Staff and our School Nurse Katee Fendley will be in attendance in order to help monitor and direct students as to where they will need to go and what they will need to do. Our parents/athletes will park in the Parking lot in front of the MPB building and remain in their cars until they are directed where to go. Physicals will be administered by grade level and we can only do 10 at a time. We will need all of our athletes to wear a mask when they are on site. The big thing will be to follow the guidelines about social distancing (6 feet apart) and for athletes to remain in their cars until it's their turn. The schedule will be for students entering the following grades for 2020. 12th Grade - 9:00 - 10:00 11th Grade - 10:00 - 11:00 10th Grade - 11:00 - 12:00 9th Grade - 12:00 - 1:00 8th Grade - 1:00 - 2:00 7th Grade - 2:00 - 3:00 This is a great opportunity to get updated on your Physicals. We encourage all of our athletes to attend. All Athletes must have a physical by August 1st, 2020 or they can not participate in any type of physical activity or sport until they have done so.
Attention parents we need your feedback. Please complete this survey: https://bit.ly/CMSAttention ASAP. The form will be closed July 1, 2020.
Graduation Commencement will be August 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the CMS Arena!
All students, if you have checked out a Chromebook, school calculator, school text books, Library books, or Mr. Cherven and Mrs. Fear's novels, please bring those things back to the High School office to be checked in by May 15th.
We are trying to fine-tune tomorrow’s (Tuesday, March 31st) process for parents to pick up this week’s AMI packets and drop off their students’ completed packets for the week of March 16th. IF you can receive this week’s packets electronically, please let your child’s teacher know. You may also send the work back to us electronically. Email any of your student’s teachers for assistance. IF you want/need a hardcopy then our school will be open tomorrow (Tuesday, March 31st) from 7:30 am-3:30 pm. When you enter our High School go to each of your student’s classrooms. You can pick up your weekly AMI copies at each of our teacher’s classroom doors. There will also be an empty container there where you can drop off your student’s completed packet from the week of March 16th. PLEASE REMEMBER TO STAY 6 FEET AWAY FROM OTHERS. AND, ONLY ONE PERSON PER FAMILY SHOULD COME INTO THE BUILDING. Our teachers have worked hard to try to make these packets a reasonable amount that students can do with limited instruction. Please encourage your child to do the best they can but we don’t want our students or you to stress out over what we have asked your child to do. However, we will be checking each student’s work to give credit for completing their work. IF you have any questions or concerns you may email or DoJo your child’s classroom teacher OR call our office at 501-262-2414 Option 2. IF you have requested a Chromebook either through your child's classroom teacher OR our office, the Chromebook will be ready for you to sign-out in front of our office. We will need you to please sign for those because we will be required to account for each of those. Based on feedback from parents and teachers, we will be doing a Tuesday to Tuesday pick up and drop off. Therefore, you will NOT need to drop off your child’s completed packet for this week until Tuesday, April 7th. Report cards for the third nine weeks will be mailed to each student’s home address at the end of this week. Please be watching for those, Breakfast and lunch meals for students will continue this week on Monday-Friday. Pick up will be from 9:30-11:30 am in front of our cafeteria. We will also continue our meal delivery for our students who need those delivered. Thank you for your patience and understanding (and prayers) as we try to figure out how to continue to provide home based instruction for all of our students. We want to be as flexible and accommodating as possible so please let us know how we can make this process work better for your family. Take care and stay well!
Students check your emails daily for correspondence with your teachers.
We take the safety and well-being of our students and staff very seriously at the Cutter Morning Star School District and felt that it would be timely to share our continuing commitment in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns across the country. While we have not experienced any health-related challenge with COVID-19, we do know that the flu is still prevalent in our state. We are taking this opportunity to review and share some of our health emergency protocols.
CUTTER MORNING STAR SCHOOL Hot Springs, AR Boys Varsity Basketball vs White Co. Cen. | 5:30 PM Central This game will be broadcasted via the NFHS network. Please follow this link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/cutter-morning-star-school-hot-springs-ar?utm_source=braze_automation&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Clell%20Wade%20Event%20Alert
CMS ES and HS: Parent Teacher Conferences for all Kindergarten-HS students will be held on Thursday, February 12th from 1:00 pm-7:00 pm . School will be dismissed for all students on Thursday, February 13th and Friday, February 14th. For Elementary Students appointment times have been scheduled with homeroom teachers at the Elementary School. If you are a parent of a Cutter Morning Star Elementary School student and do NOT already have an appointment time and would like to schedule a conference, please call us at 501-262-2414 Option 1. IF you are a parent of a Cutter Morning Star High School student then your student has been assigned a time for you and your student to meet with their Career Action Plan advisor. During your conference you will be helping to select your child's classes for the 2020-21 school year as well as reviewing their Graduation Plan. Please make sure you attend your student's conference. IF you aren't sure of the time of your HS student's conference please call our High School Office at 501-262-2414 Option 2. Thank you!
Sr. Night for Basketball, Cheerleading, and Fishing team has been moved to this Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Starting at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday the 23rd, The yearbook staff will take the 13-year Senior photo @12:45 in Mrs. Barett's Kindergarten classroom. @1:00 We will take the 2020 Senior group photo on the Stairs of the HIGH SCHOOL Building leading up to the office Friday the 24th we will take the 14-year photo in Mrs. Reimer's Pre-K Classroom @2:20. There will be NO makeups for these photos. Thank you in advance. Yearbook Staff
Join us on Jan 17 at the Homecoming Basketball Game! Before the senior boys' game we will honor the following homecoming maids: 10th : Teresa Brito, Summer Tims 11th : Jordan Foshee Amberly Goslee 12th: Hanah Carluccio Jacey Cooper Queen : CJ Burkes
The Arkansas Public School Computer Network Office has informed us that the HAC and the TAC system will be done this weekend from Friday 6:00 pm until Sunday.
The CMS free flu clinic will be held on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 30th, for students and staff. Forms will be sent home with students soon. We are looking for volunteer nurses who can give flu shots. If you are willing to volunteer please contact Katee Fendley at email@example.com or 501-262-2414 ext. 1.
REMEMBER: Parent/Teacher Conferences this week- Thursday 1:00-7:00 pm. Thanks!!!
Next week all 7th and 8th graders will be taking First Nine Weeks’ Tests in the following classes: Monday, October 7th: English and Social Studies. Tuesday, October 8th: Math (including Algebra 1) and Careers/Leadership and Key Codes/Tools. Wednesday, October 9th: Science(including Physical Science) and General Music and Information Communications. Please refer to Academic Policies on page 21 of our CMS HS Student Handbook for more information.
The Tailgate Party for Friday night before Homecoming game has been postponed to a later playing date. Stay tuned for further information.
Thanks again to EPIC for feeding our staff at lunch on Friday! Y’all take such good care of us and I appreciate it!!!
Thank you to all the parents who provided lunch for our High School Staff!! It was most appreciated!!!
Good morning. Cutter Morning Star school district is currently on a “practice lockdown”. No students or staff are in danger. This practice lockdown serves two purposes. First, it gives staff and students an opportunity to practice our emergency plan. Secondly, it gives the administration and local law enforcement an opportunity to complete a district wide search using trained dogs for any dangerous or unsafe items on campus. Thank you for your cooperation. The safety of our students and staff is our top priority.
Thanks to our HS Parents for helping provide lunch to our High School Staff today! We appreciate your support!
Parents: Information for checking your student’s grades on line through HAC is being sent home to parents today. Let our office or Mrs. Coats know if you have any questions. Thank you! TL
Senior parents please do not forget about the parent meeting August 27 at 6 pm. It is in the High School media center.
Blood drive parent consent form has to be turned in by Sept. 6th and forms can be picked up in the office.
National Park College will not have their classes on Monday, August 19th. Cutter Morning Star School District WILL have classes on Monday, August 19th.
Tomorrow Friday August the 16th is the last day that high school students may turn in a schedule change request form. Our goal is to have all schedules corrected and changed by Monday August the 19th.
Reminder: If your student has medications in the nurse's office, please remember to pick up by the end of the day Friday, May 24. No medications will be stored over the summer.
Yearbook signing after lunch from 12:25-1:00 on the football field (gym if it rains) Monday, May 20th.
Saturday night, May 4, 2019 is our Sports Banquette. We will begin serving food at 5:30 (Smokin' In Style) and then the banquette will begin at 6:00. Tickets are $13.00 now through Friday. Then at the door (Multipurpose Building) they will be $20.00. Come help support of Kids and their Sports!!!
Don't forget STEM Night tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BETA CLUB (partnered with Stop Animal Cruelty) Pet Adoption Day. Saturday, April 6 from 9am to 3pm. High School parking lot. Come out and see the pets. Let's find these pets a forever home!
Congratulations to Ryan Flury CMS School National Geography Bee Winner! This is Ryan’s fourth year to represent Cutter Morning Star at the State National Geography Bee on Friday, March 28, 2019 at The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR. Ryan's Geo Bee score was in the top 10% of the 100 students selected. If you see Ryan please let him know how proud we are of his accomplishment.
Operation Prom Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 27th for Juniors and Seniors. Don't forget your permission slip.
Juniors and Seniors, Ms Philipp has Prom ticket applications!!! If you are inviting someone from another school, that application is in the office.
Cheer Practice and Tryout Schedule Change Due to several cases of students trying out for cheer that have now been diagnosed with the flu we have cancelled practice on Tuesday, March 12th and tryouts Wednesday, March 13th. We will practice on Saturday, April 6th from 2 pm until 4 pm Tryouts will be held on Sunday, April 7th at 2 pm We apologize for the last minute changes but felt it was necessary with so many being out sick. We were unable to schedule anything during the week due to track and softball. Ms. Gilbert and Mrs. Hamilton 3/11/2019
Pi Day competition will resume after spring break.
Mr CMS Application Deadline is March 15. Pageant is April 23 at 6pm
Due to so many students being out from the flu, CMS will be out Tuesday, March 12.. Students will work AMI day 1. School will resume Wednesday, March 13.
BMI and Scoliosis Screenings will be the week of March 4th. BMI's will be done on 8th &10th grades and Scoliosis will be done on 8th grade only. If you do not want your child screened, please send a letter to the school nurse by Monday, March 4th. NO PHONE CALL WILL BE ACCEPTED.
This is your last opportunity to purchase a YEARBOOK AD!! We are nearing our yearbook deadline and I have to get those pages ready for submission. We still have a payment plan available if you order online!! Go to: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob and type in ID number 13557819. Click PURCHASE A YEARBOOK FOR MY STUDENT, then choose your ad choice. IMPORTANT, if you are purchasing a full page ad, be sure to click on the Seniors! Free YB w/ Full Pg Ad option. Be sure to include your email on the order form. Once you submit it, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to create your ad page. If you prefer we do it, email me the pictures and sentiments to me by next Wednesday, February 27, and we will create the page for you. Screen Shot 2019-01-31 at 6.46.03 PM.png Ronda Nuñez Jr. High Language Arts & Yearbook Cutter Morning Star School District https://sites.google.com/cmseagles.net/ronda-nunez
Reminder: No School February 21-22. Parent-Teacher Conferences are February 21 from 1pm to 7pm. Interim Reports will be handed out during conferences.
Congratulations to Mrs Coats for being named Secondary Counselor of the Year, Southwest Region, Arkansas School Counselor Association.
SCHOOL DANCE Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 7pm - 9pm Theme: Formal Valentines Cost: $3.00 in advance / $5.00 at the door Location: Cafeteria Grades invited: 7th - 9th grade Music, Candy Bar, and Drinks provided! In addition, there will be a photo booth available to get that picture with your special other.
The Senior Beta Club from Cutter Morning Star High School sent eight of its members to State Convention on Friday, January 25, 2019, along with their sponsor, Ms. Miranda Welch. National Beta Club is an honor society for high school students who have exceptional grades and exemplary behavior. Every year National Beta holds its Arkansas State Convention in Hot Springs at the Hot Springs Convention Center. All members participated in various competitions. The students did exceptionally well in their competitions, but one student received recognition for his high achievement. Colby Heaton, an 11th grade member, scored fifth in the state in the social studies division, which is enough to take him to National Convention in June. Mrs. Vicki Philipp, high school history teacher at CMS, spoke highly of Colby, stating: “Colby has been an “A” social studies student during his time at CMS High/Junior High. He keeps up with current events and is able to relate past and present events. Colby is very involved with athletics and is an integral part of the CMS High basketball team, As President of the Junior Class, Colby has been involved with projects helping CMS move forward to a new high school building, He is a strong participant in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and in his Church. Colby is a well rounded young man who represents CMS High School in an outstanding way!” This was an amazing and fun experience for all involved and the students cannot wait to do it again next year.
Please pay your class dues ASAP.
Fall awards assembly will be January 15th . Grades 10-12 at 12:25 pm Grades 7-9 at 1:25 pm Assembly will be in the Gym.
Parents, Just a reminder, report cards will be coming home today with your student!
Don't forget to go to Outback tonight from 4-10pm. Be sure to mention you support CMS when you get your check.
Tomorrow's Basketball game with Hazen will be rescheduled. No game 12-4-18
Parents, Our Winter ACT Aspire Interim tests are next week. Dec 3-4 for grades 7-10. Please make sure your student is in school and encourage them to do their very best.
Inviting all Veterans and family of Veterans to come out and be recognized. Veterans need to be here at 12:15 and program starts at 12:30 Monday, November 12 in the Gym, see Vicki Philipp
JR BETA dues are due tomorrow!
Jr High football game tomorrow will begin at 6:30pm
Jr High All Region Choir selections are Jaylee Anderson and Diamond Glenn
Free FASFA night at National Park College. Thursday, Oct 25 from 6-8pm in the Frederick Dierks Building. Bring your 2017 tax return. Door prizes and light refreshments.
Picture Make-ups Wednesday, October 24 at 8:30am
Flu Forms are coming home this week! There are TWO forms to be filled out for the Flu Clinic. There is a form from the Arkansas Department of Health and a form from Cutter Morning Star School District (all stapled together). The Arkansas Department of Health form has a front and back that must be completed for your child to receive the flu vaccine. Both forms must be signed and completed for your child to receive the flu vaccine. No nasal mist will be available. Please locate or revise these papers and return to school by 10-25-18 if possible.
Awards Assembly will be held on Wednesday, Oct 17th. Grades 10-12 at 9:00 AM and Grades 7-9 at 10:00 AM in the gym.
Thursday night's Jr High football game vs England will begin at 6:00pm. No 7th grade.
Oct. 15,16 and 17 we will have Hunters Ed here at CMS cafeteria from 4-7:30 all three nights. You must be here for ALL three nights. Sign up in the office. Name, Address, Phone #, Birth date, email and County you live in, are needed. THIS IS FREE !!!! Women's Self Defense Date not set yet 3 classes will be held. 1 for Moms and daughters 1 for Employees 1 for girls 7th-12th that don't have mom /gram to attend with them
We appreciate The Assembly Hot Springs Church for feeding our football team.
Special Thanks to Grand Ave Baptist Church for baskets of goodies.
Student Ticket price the remainder of the year is $5.
Remember, the Eagles take on Mt Pine tonight here at 6:00pm. Bring your ticket stub if you paid Friday.
Interim Report Cards will be issued to your student on Monday, September 17.
Senior parents meeting tonight(9/10/18) at 5:30pm in the hospitality room. Organized by K Walters.
Open House 4-6pm August 9th. Free Hot Dogs. Can't wait to see you.
Congratulations to MJ McIntyre and Hunter Nelson, Arkansas Fishing State Champions-High School Division. They are headed to World Championships in Florence, AL, June 24-30.
All fines need to be paid and Chromebooks need to be turned in immediately.
BMI Reports are available upon request through the Nurse Katee's office for grades 8 and 10.
Class of '24 Incoming 7th graders will tour the high school and fill out schedule requests on Friday, May 18 at 1:00pm.
Seniors, If you have not turned in your Chromebook, you need to do so ASAP (by Thursday). It counts as a fine if you haven't turned it by graduation. We will re-issue Chromebooks at graduation. This is for inventory purposes. Thanks.
Seniors!!! Attention SENIORS and parents. Friday- April 27. Seniors and parents are cordially invited to meet at the HS stairs at 2:15. Please wear your cap/gown and we will proceed to the elementary at 2:30 for a Senior goodbye. May 4, 2018 ALL FINES MUST BE PAID!!! No exceptions. You will not participate in graduation if you owe money. May 4, 2018 Last day to let Mrs. Coats know what scholarships you were offered. May 10, 2018 Senior Award Night and Candle Lighting Ceremony 6:00 pm in the MPB. May 14, 2018 GRADUATION! Senior Breakfast will begin at 8:30 in Mrs. Hamilton's room. Graduation practice will begin at 10:30 at the ARENA. Parents are NOT allowed to attend. Practice attendance is REQUIRED! If you do not attend you will NOT walk at graduation. All seniors need to report back to the arena at 5:45. Your 6 roses will be at your seat. What to wear to graduation under your cap/gown...Sunday best. Jennifer Coats Cutter Morning Star High School 7 - 12 Guidance Counselor eSchool Admin/Registrar Homeless Liaison 501-262-1883 EXT. 4
Citizenship test tomorrow.