September 3, 2020
CMS Principals' Update

Virtual Friday
Friday, September 4 is a Virtual Learning day for all CMS students. Students are not scheduled to connect with teachers tomorrow. Both EP Online and Hybrid A & B students will engage in our First Friday learning plan (see graphic) in order to get set up for student success this year.
CMS students may also spend Friday completing any remaining Ramp Up to Learning tasks (see graphic).
Students can access all of these materials in their Schoology 7th Grade OR Schoology 8th grade course. Look for this icon in Schoology Courses:
Building Access
During the hours of 8:00 am and 1:45 pm access to CMS is only available from the Wallace Road entrance. Please use door 42 which is located on the Southeast corner of the building.
Required login times for Hybrid/EP Online
When students are learning virtually (not in-person), they will be required to connect with their classes each day. Here is the schedule:

Hybrid:
Period 1 & 2 - 8:15 AM
Period 3 & 4
A Lunch - 10:45 AM
B Lunch - 10:15 AM
C Lunch - 10:15 AM
D Lunch - 10:15 AM
E Lunch - 10:15 AM
Period 5 & 6 - 12:45 PM

EP Online:
Period 1 & 2 - 8:15 AM
Period 3 & 4 - 10:15 AM
Period 5 & 6 - 12:45 PM

**Students should log into Schoology via the Safari Browser. Once in Schoology, each class will include how to connect to the classroom.
**Beginning 9/8/20, 7th grade students will only have their Music class and 8th grade students will only have their World Language. Each week, these classes will rotate for students.
Schedule
Friday, September 4:
All groups complete Ramp Up to Learning and additional asynchronous activities provided in Schoology.

Monday, September 7:
No School

Tuesday, September 8:
Cohort A will attend CMS in person
Cohort B and EP Online will learn virtually

Wednesday, September 9:
Cohort B will attend CMS in person
Cohort A and EP Online will learn virtually

Thursday, September 10:
Cohort B will attend CMS in person
Cohort A and EP Online will learn virtually

Friday, September 11:
All groups will learn virtually
Picture Day
Students will be having their photos taken using the following schedule:

  • Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6: Cohort A will have photos taken during the school day.

  • Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8: Cohort B will have photos taken during the school day.

  • Friday, October 2: EP Online Students only. Photos will be taken in the west gym at CMS.

*EP Online families please attempt to follow this schedule as closely as possible: A-EL 8:00-10:00 or 4:00-4:30 EM-KR- 10:00-12:00 or 4:30-5:00 KS-RA: 12:00-2:00 or 5:00-5:30 RB-Z: 2:00-4:00 or 5:30-6:00.

Yearbook is looking for pictures from the first days of school. If you have photos that you would like to share with yearbook please send to Rachel_Eide@edenpr.k12.mn.us
Central Middle School
8025 School Rd
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-975-7300