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Balmoral Elementary Hosts "Dinner with Dad" Event


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Balmoral Elementary Home

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Dinner with Dad


Dinner with Dad will take place on Thursday, January 26th from 5:45 - 7:30 P.M. The cost is $11.00 per person. Order forms are due by January 20th. Get your tickets now as seating is limited! Due to limited seating, only Balmoral scholars and one adult pe...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Early Dismissal on Friday, January 27th


Friday, January 27th is an Early Dismissal Day. Scholars will be released at 1:15 P.M.

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Jump Rope For Heart


Jump Rope For Heart is coming to Balmoral! Get a jump start by fundraising online at Find our school and register to join our zoo crew! Scholars who raise $150 before the kick off assembly on January 31st will receive a zoo crew plush ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

PTO Fundraiser


The PTO has sent Little Caesar's fundraising information home with your scholars. All orders and payment is due on January 23rd. Late orders will not be accepted. Pizza Kit pick up will be on February 1st from 3:00-6:00 P.M.Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

It's Chilly Out There

weather.jpg The cold weather is now officially upon us and it gets quite chilly outside. Please remember to dress for the weather; hats, gloves, scarves, and a warm coat! If your scholar is missing any items, please have them check the lost and found!Read on...


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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Celebrate Black History Month with Crete-Monee High School

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Join students and staff at Crete-Monee High School on Thursday, February 9, 2017 to celebrate Black History Month. Explore the Black History Fair, and listen to our students as they reflect on important people and events in Black History. The students who...Read on...

Black History Month Flyer
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Important Information for Seniors and Their Parents

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Looking for information about graduation and other important events for seniors? The attached newsletter provides information about paying school fees, cap and gown pick-up, cap and gown photos and more! Please pay close attention to all deadlines, so tha...Read on...

Senior Newsletter 2017
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Important Dates to Remember

Crete-Monee_High_School_Logo_thumb.jpeg There are several important dates coming up this month to keep in mind. On Monday, January 16, there will be no school for students, in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Teachers and staff will participate in a teacher institute that day, but students wil...Read on...
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Homework Lab is Now Open!


Crete-Monee High School students should take advantage of the after-school homework lab, now open! Homework lab takes place in the Media Center Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:50-3:50. Activity busing is available for students who choose to sta...Read on...


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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Cleopatra Visits CMMS

6thGradeIndSocClass.jpg Ms. Yocum's 6th grade Individuals & Societies class had a guest speaker visit CMMS during their Ancient Egypt Unit.  Cleopatra came all the way from the ancient world to share her life's story!   6th grade participants  Br...Read on...
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Girls STEAM Ahead

The Homewood Science Center is hosting a free luncheon On February 25th for 7th-12th grade girls with an interest in learning about a career in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Applications to attend are accepted until Feb. 8th.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Spelling Bee

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During the month of January, all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will be participating in classroom Spelling Bees. Each team (nine total) will send their top five spellers to to our 12th annual Crete-Monee Middle School Spelling be on Wednesday, February ...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

The Wicked Witch of the Old West

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Cast List (in order of appearance)
Lily Souffrant ClementineLexi Sanfrantello Susannah/Scarecrow
Lashawn Langford Tim/Tin Can ManDanielle Rancifer Daisy/Coyote
Nadia Perdue MomDersen Evans Dad
Keilani Haddon CowgirlJeremy White Cowboy
Shaw...Click here for a cast list....

Posted on: December 20, 2016

Student Council Food Drive Results

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CMMS students brought in over 700 non perishable food items for the Student Council Food Drive. The food will be donated to a local food pantry. Mrs. Johnson's advisory won the Dunkin' Donut breakfast by bringing in 71 items. Mrs. Bradley's advisory cam...Read on...

Coretta Scott King Home

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Mid-year Assessments

STEP and Fountas & Pinnell testing will run from Monday, January 9th through Tuesday, January 14th. NWEA MAP testing will begin Thursday, January 19th and run through Thursday, January 26,

The NWEA MAP (Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures o...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Order Yearbooks Now!

Remember that checks are to be written out to Coretta Scott King Magnet School. It helps to place the order form and payment in an envelope marked with your child's name, his/her teacher's name, and "yearbook" to be sent to your student’s classr...Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Cookie Day!

Cookie Day preorder form that must be used if your child would like to purchase cookies. Please fill out the order form completely and include your payment in an envelope or Ziploc baggie and label it "Cookie Day."

Please note that due to CM201-U policy,...
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Cookie Day order form
Posted on: December 8, 2016

2nd Trimester Action Plan: Kids Care!

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Our Second Trimester Action Plan focuses on kindness and caring. Students will be receiving a new of activities they can do to show that kindness and caring each month. The second list has gone home with students.

Kids Care January List
Posted on: September 27, 2016

CSK Safari for the Leader of the Pack


Teachers choose students for Leader of the Pack awards monthly. Students who are recognized for displaying the learner profile will be given a certificate and treated to a special breakfast with Mr. Mane.

Crete Elementary Home

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

PTO Movie Nights

On Tuesday, January 24th k-2 and Thursday, January 26th 3-5 will have their PTO movie night after school.

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Early Dismissal

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Please join us in wearing blue and gold for our Blue/Gold Day.  Selected students will also have Pizza with the Principals.

Posted on: January 19, 2017

PTO PBIS Celebration

On Tuesday, January 31st, PTO will be sponsoring an ice cream celebration for all the students who have received less than 1 referral.

District News Home

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

CMMS science teacher receives MSI Distinguished Teacher Award from the Museum of Science & Industry

LEADER IN SCIENCE EDUCATION: Ms. Ali received the Lester Crown MSI Distinguished Teacher Award for her extraordinary dedication to her students and the science teaching profession at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago (MSI).

Posted on: December 20, 2016

Unity Starts With "U": Balmoral wins the Name Our New District Motto contest

Balmoral Elementary wins the Name Our New District Motto contest at this year’s Night of Leadership event hosted by the CM 201-U Board of Education with the school’s entry, “Unity Starts with ‘U’!”


Early Learning Center Home

4 Stories
Posted on: January 5, 2017

1/31 Progress Reports Home

On Tuesday, January 31st, progress reports will be going home. If your child has an IEP, his or her updated goals will be coming home as well.

Posted on: January 16, 2017

2/6 PTO Meeting- 6:00 PM

Posted on: January 5, 2017

2/14 Classroom Parties

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Classroom Valentine's Day parties will be held on Tuesday, February 14th. More information will be sent home from your child's teacher.

Posted on: January 20, 2017

2/15 Family Night 5:30

Don't miss Family Night on Wednesday, February 15th at 5:30 PM. More information to follow.

Monee Education Center Home

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Jan 25th is Parent University from 2:00-4:00 pm

Parent University

This special workshop includes professional speakers who will share information on Erin’s Law, (child abuse prevention) and strategies to assist you and your child in making important choices in the future. We will be having 2 speakers address o...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Target Behavior- Defiance!


Defiance remains to be the targeted behavior for January, as our students struggle  and receive the most referrals for defiant behaviors.  Youth Leadership focuses on educational planning for the month of January.  The pretest a...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2017

End of Semester!

On January 27th, our first semester is ending!  Be sure to have ALL your Plato coursework complete before the end of the day!  Finals will take place on January 26 and 27, those days are half day meaning our day ends of 10:45.  ...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Talent Show

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MEC is holding a talent show!!  We would like all of our students to participate!  Auditions will be held on Friday January 13th and continue on into next week if the need arises.  Any and all talent is welcome from beginners to...Read on...

Monee Elementary Home

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

PTO Little Caesar's Fundraiser

PTO Little Caesar's Fundraiser begins on January 10th. Please have all orders in by January 24th!

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Early Release Day

Just a reminder that Friday, January 27th is an early release day. Students will be out at 1:15.

Posted on: January 9, 2017

PBIS 0-1 Referral Celebration

Our PBIS 0-1 Referral Celebration is for those students who have received 0-1 referrals so far during school. This will be held on Friday, January 27th. More information will be coming.

Talala Elementary Home

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

December Student of the Month


We would like to congratulate the students chosen as the Student of the Month for December. These students excelled in academics and following classroom and school expectations. Congratulations to Evangeline Arroyo, Morgan Sowell, Maddox Frazier, Giovan...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Winter Testing

Winter benchmark testing for MAP will begin the week of January 9th and run through the end of the month. STEP and F&P testing will also take place during the month of January. Please be sure your child is at school on time, getting enough sleep, an...Read on...

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