Community input important in Superintendent search

The School Board has contracted with superintendent search firm School Exec Connect to assist with identifying superintendent candidates. Current superintendent Clint Christopher has accepted a superintendent position in the Muscatine School District with a start date of July 1. To begin the process, School Exec Connect consultants will meet with board members, school staff, parents, students, and community members individually and in focus groups. These meetings will identify the strengths, challenges, opportunities, and goals of our district, and the qualities or skills we would like to see in a superintendent. Complete online survey by March 6 District staff, parents, and community members have the opportunity to give written feedback to the search firm through an online survey. This feedback will be helpful in developing a profile of the desired skills and characteristics of the next superintendent. You may share your confidential feedback with School Exec Connect by completing... Continue reading Community input important in Superintendent search

Pennies for Patients Fundraiser has Begun!

CMSW is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients campaign for blood cancer research. This year we are joining forces with CMSE and PRMS and hope to raise a total of $35,000! The fundraiser goes through Fri. 2/28. Advisories compete against each other for prizes with fundraising activities include bake sales, a haunted library, tag sales, $1 hat days, staff silent auction, etc. Students have exciting incentives as earning levels increase. CMSW has an impressive history of success with this fundraiser. Last year our school raised $21,366.77! Please support our efforts to help others again this year! To donate and for more information click... Continue reading Pennies for Patients Fundraiser has Begun!

Robotics Team Advances to State Tournament

Congratulations to four 6th graders who earned a spot at the State Tournament for MN First Lego League (FLL). The Chanhassen robotics team members include Curtis Lindahl, Alex Bowe, Lukas McNeill, and Max Spaulding, and the team name is C.A.L.M. – an acronym for the boys’ names. According to Coach, and parent Mike Lindahl, the boys built and programmed their robot with Legos and presented a research project on key issues surrounding the Prince property development. The C.A.L.M. team had a strong showing at their Sectional event in January, finishing second in the head-to-head competition and came home with the Programming Award for their division. The season runs from September through February with the State Tournament competition on Feb 22.  For more information about FLL in Minnesota, go... Continue reading Robotics Team Advances to State Tournament