MN State History Day Competitors Make Us Proud

Of the eight hard-working CMSW teams that earned a right to compete at the History Day State Competition, three progressed to the second round of the competition. There all three groups received Honorable Mention for their outstanding work. 27,000 students in Minnesota started this process back in November and only 1,100 end up competing at the state competition level. Fewer still then go on to earn Honorable Mention! We are very proud of all of our student competitors including: HONORABLE MENTION — 2018 STATE HISTORY DAY Sydney Kirmeier, Aeryn Oaxaca  —  Group Documentary – Anita Hill: The Silence Breaker Anna Danicich, Taylor Dorn  —  Group Website – Heaven’s Gate: Doomsday through the Internet Molly Maves, Bella Robertson, Izzy Roemer, Sydney Larson —  Group Performance – The Fight for Freedom: Japanese Internment Camps 2018 STATE COMPETITORS: Lindsey Dolan, Elsie McCaghy  —  Group Performance: The Orphan Train Andrew Pana,... Continue reading MN State History Day Competitors Make Us Proud

Frank Ragnow, newly drafted NFL Lion, speaks with 6th Graders

On April 28th our 6th Graders heard from Victoria native and Chanhassen High School graduate Frank Ragnow. Frank’s visit to West was part of the Hot and Cold Pack Challenge in 6th Grade science class. He talked about how he uses cold and heat therapy as an athlete and how he benefits from both types of treatment. Ragnow also emphasized to the 6th graders the importance of treating others with respect, being a great friend and classmate, and how important character and decision making can be for all students. We are extremely honored and thankful to have had the newest member of the Detroit Lions here at West inspiring our students.... Continue reading Frank Ragnow, newly drafted NFL Lion, speaks with 6th Graders

Dress-up Days Announced by Student Council

May Dress-up Days were announced by Student Council. Show your school spirit and join the fun! 5/4 – “May the Fourth”/Star Wars Day 5/7 – 11  Teacher Appreciation Week: 5/7 – Wear RED for love 5/8 – Wear CMSWest gear 5/9 – Wear anything with Stars 5/10 – Dress like a Super Star 5/11 – Wear Comfy clothes 5/20 – Music Appreciation – wear favorite band or musician shirt 5/25 – College Day – wear college... Continue reading Dress-up Days Announced by Student Council

Festival of Nations 7th grade Field Trip on May 4th

The 7th grade will have a field trip on May 4th to the Festival of Nations which is a multi-cultural extravaganza in St. Paul. The cost is $15 and permission slips are due by Friday, 4/27. Here is a link to the permission slips which are due by Friday, 4/27. The festival includes cultural food, exhibits, demonstrations and craft sales. There is a field trip scholarship fund for families in need of that option. Parents may contact the school counselor Shannon Hanlon at 952-556-7433 for more... Continue reading Festival of Nations 7th grade Field Trip on May 4th