DRAMA CLUB/CMS MUSICAL
This activity offers students in grades 7 and 8 an opportunity to participate in an after school theatrical performance as actors, set constructors, stage hands, etc.
Performances are held in January.
Past presentations include:
- "Evil Doings at Queen Toot’s Tomb"
- "Music Man Jr."
- "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
- "Robin Hood"
- "Chateau La Roach"
- "James and the Giant Peach"
- "Schoolhouse Rock Live"
- "Seussical Jr."
- "Peter Pan"
- "Happy Days"
- "Grease: School Edition"
- "Alice @ Wonderland
Members of the Student Council are chosen to represent each social studies class. The council conducts officer elections and meets regularly. A magazine drive is conducted to raise funds for an annual trip to Washington, D.C. for 8th graders. Dances are conducted for middle school students to raise funds for various functions throughout the year student council sponsors. Miss LaPane and Miss DeMaio are the student council advisors.
Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences, Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
Cross Country - Fall
In the fall, both boys and girls cross country teams compete in meets both home and away. Both 7th and 8th graders compete in this sport.
Field Hockey - Fall
Also in the fall, girls in 7th and 8th grade compete in field hockey.
Track & Field - Spring
Spring brings us back outside for track and field. This is open to both boys and girls in grades 7 and 8. Meets will be scheduled on our home track and away at neighboring schools.
Substance Free Students (SFS)
Students who join this club pledge to remain substance free and will engage in activities that educate others about the benefits of a substance free life and be of service to the school and community.
CMS sponsors a school math team each year. The team competes in regional and state competition as part of the MathCounts program. All students are welcome to apply for membership in the team.
SCIENCE BOWL TEAM
For the second year in a row, CMS has had a very successful Science Bowl Team.
Competition takes place at UCONN.
The Art Club is for those interested in doing art work beyond that offered in courses and Experientials. Mrs. DeMilia, CMS Art teacher, is the advisor for the Art Club.
Students interested in photography are invited to join the photography club. Some expenses are involved for the purchase of materials and items like film, paper and developing chemicals. Mrs. DeMilia, CMS Art teacher, is the advisor for this club.
CMS publishes a yearbook for both 7th and 8th graders. Students are involved in photography, layout and write up of yearbook content. Ms. Foster, Grade 7 English teacher, is the advisor to the yearbook staff.
We Speak is a discussion-based club that encourages a space for all students to discover and utilize their voice through meaningful discourse driven by their experiences in an ever-changing society. Meetings include occasional collaboration with the CHS and CIS We Speak clubs. Ms. DeMaio is the founder and advisor of We Speak.