Yearbook Distribution on Friday

Yearbook distribution will be on Friday 5/25 during Advisory for students who pre-ordered a yearbook. Extra yearbooks were ordered and will be for sale at the main office after attendance is taken in Advisory. They cost $25 – cash or checks made out to CMSW. Yearbooks will be sold in the office after that until the supply runs out. Contact Melissa Balcerak with questions at 952-556-7566 or... Continue reading Yearbook Distribution on Friday

Para Amy Stone Receives National Award from the LLS

CMSW Paraprofessional Amy Stone received the 2018 Chairman’s Leadership Award from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  The award is in recognition of her commitment and tireless support of the LLS mission of finding cures for blood cancer and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Amy has spearheaded the CMSW Pennies for Patients fundraiser for many years and has been an outstanding role model for all of us. Congratulations... Continue reading Para Amy Stone Receives National Award from the LLS

Student Council Collecting Gently Used Shoes

Our Student Council is helping Soles4Souls fight global poverty by collecting shoes May 1 – 23! The collection date has been extended!! One person’s unwanted shoes can help provide meaningful opportunities that many in developing nations need, which is why Chaska Middle School West Student Council has launched a shoe drive to collect new or gently used shoes.  Shoes will be collected May 1 – May 23.  Collection boxes are located near the office and Commons. The shoes collected will be delivered to Soles4Souls – a non-profit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Founded in 2006, the organization has distributed more than 30 million pairs of new and used shoes in 127 countries. The World Bank estimates that approximately 767 million people, 385 million of which are children, live on less than $1.90 per day. Millions of these children don’t have access to adequate footwear resulting in... Continue reading Student Council Collecting Gently Used Shoes

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