CMSW Earns Highest Rank in MN Mathematics League Competition

8th grade – 1st place;  7th grade – 1st place;  6th grade – 2nd place Our students who were Top Regional Performers were: 8th grade:  1st place – Ryan Drahozal; 2nd place – Tim Hagen, 5th place (tie) – Anna Holk, Colin Kongratsasy, Carson Pollman 7th grade:  1st place (tie) Jin Hammond, Hanna Taha; 3rd place – Lily Awes 6th grade: 3rd place – Samuel Tsu “This year’s results are the best I can remember in 30 years of competing!” said Steve Apt, CMSW Math Teacher. The Minnesota Math League has Math Contests for Grades 4 through 8, Algebra 1 students, and High School Students. Over one million students from the United States and Canada participate in Math League Contests each year. Every contest has questions from different areas of mathematics. The goal is to encourage student interest and confidence in mathematics through solving worthwhile problems. Many students first develop an interest in mathematics through problem-solving activities such as these contests.... Continue reading CMSW Earns Highest Rank in MN Mathematics League Competition

Join the Community Conversation – April 16

Join us for a Community Conversation focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion in Eastern Carver County Schools. Families, students, district staff, and community members are welcome to attend: Community Conversation on equity, diversity & inclusion Tuesday, April 16 6:30-8:00 p.m. Clover Ridge Elementary Community engagement and dialogue is critical to ensure that equity in our schools is more than just a concept. We must listen better, understand more, and create school environments that respect all backgrounds and beliefs. You’re invited to join the conversation as the district continues to develop a more coordinated commitment to equity. As a district, we still have a lot of work to do in our journey to be more equitable and inclusive. We are committed to this work and believe that it will make us a better school district – a district that has a deeper respect, understanding and appreciation for diversity, and a district that embraces and fosters inclusion. Clint... Continue reading Join the Community Conversation – April 16

Mad Scientists at CMSW

A group of 6th graders will be presenting their Mad Scientists experiments to a group of 4th and 5th graders from Bluff Creek Elementary on Wednesday, March 20th. The Mad Scientists have been planning, preparing, and building their projects over the past month. Their projects provide them an opportunity to dive deeper into the topic of physical and chemical changes. They will put their presentations and experiments on display for the students from Bluff to help teach them the basics of physical and chemical changes. It might get a little messy, but is all in the name of science according to Mr.... Continue reading Mad Scientists at CMSW

Thirteen 8th Graders Advance to State History Day Competition

We are proud of all forty-four 8th grade students who participated in the Regional National History Day competition. Two groups earned Honorable Mention in their categories: Group Documentary – Katie Jiran and Riley Wright – Little Rock Nine Individual Exhibit – Jennifer Meng – British Pet Massacre. Six groups advanced to State competition in their categories: Group Exhibit – Sammy Kreemer, Jackson Sperry, and Viriya Chanthaleakeo – Kent State Massacre Individual Website – Sydney Thompson – Sex Pistols Individual Documentary – Parker Lund – Napster Group Performance – Erick Chapan, Bryce Dunkleberger, Mason Lang, Caleb Rainger – Battle of Little Bighorn Sophie Myhre and Catherine Kim – Vincent van Gogh Paige Sommerfeld and Sara Ryan – Rosie the Riveter The State History Day Competition will be on Saturday, May 4th at the University of... Continue reading Thirteen 8th Graders Advance to State History Day Competition