MONDAY
MEMO
from the principals
4 November 2019 | Chartiers Valley Middle School
Holiday Card Contest
Submit your artwork to be considered for the CVSD holiday card, which is sent to hundreds of local and global contacts. Runners up from each building will be printed on the back of the cards. All five finalists will be featured on the website and social media.

Artwork must be:
  • created by students in grades K-12
  • non-denominational, but festive
  • made from ANY media -- be creative!
  • vertical and sized 8-1/2 x 11"
  • submitted by November 13 to art teachers or school office


Calling All Veterans!
CV invites all area veterans to attend the annual Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, November 11 at 10:10am. The brief 20-minute ceremony will be followed by light refreshments. Veterans are welcome to bring a guest and other vets too!
Parking will be available in the front of the building at the new high school entrance. 
Please contact Jennifer Heffley with any questions.

Veterans are also invited to attend a ceremony at the Primary School at 2:00 pm on November 11. Please contact Suzanne Schweikert with questions.

ALiCE Safety Drills
Each of CV's four schools will participate in ALiCE drills in the coming weeks. ALiCE drills provide an opportunity to practice procedures which keep students and staff safe during dangerous situations. For more information and parent resources, visit the Safety & Security pages of our website.

Distinguished Alumni Nominations
The District is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni program. The CV Distinguished Alumni program recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to society at the local, state, national and global levels. If you wish to nominate an exceptional graduate, please click here to review the requirements and complete the nomination form.

Report Cards
Quarterly report cards are now paperless. Be sure to set up your Infinite Campus accounts in order to view your student’s report card. A final report card will be sent by mail in June. 
Please contact the Middle School office at 412-429-2220 or email with any questions  jmodelo@cvsd.net .
Fall Drama
CV Theatre presents Pippin! November 6-9, 7:30 pm in the High School Auditorium. Purchase tickets for $10 at tickets.cvsdtheatre.com

A Dose of Colt Coffee Website
The Student Newspaper, A Dose of Colt Coffee, is proud to announce our new website. We've got an incredible variety of stories published for you to read! 
Newspaper meetings are held every Monday after school in room 2061. 

Picture Retake Date
Lifetouch will be back at the MS on Friday, December 6th for a retake day. More information to come.   

CVSD is Hiring
The Chartiers Valley School District is actively seeking day-to-day and long-term substitute teachers.Individuals with any teaching certification or those eligible for emergency certification are encouraged to apply. The District contracts with Precision Education for all substitute needs. If you are interested in becoming a substitute, please contact Kelly Mannering who will guide you through the Precision Education application process.

The District is also seeking applicants for instructional paraprofessional (aide) opportunities. Contact Kelly Mannering to apply .

The District is also seeking food service staff to work in our cafeterias. Contact Jeff VanBibber for more information.

Yearbook Club
Yearbook club meetings will be held on Tuesdays in room 3017.

Box Tops for Education
Please help our PTSG by submitting Box Tops. See the following link for exciting contests, rules, and ways to submit:  https://tinyurl.com/yyqq64mg

School and Community Flyers
Don't miss upcoming events and opportunities! Click here to view flyers submitted by school and community organizations for electronic distribution to parents of CVSD students:  https://app.peachjar.com/flyers/all/districts/112/
Inspiring, achieving and celebrating excellence!