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Mar
Digital Homework Update
Cascade Middle School News
Students at CMS are receiving digitally accessible assignments and tasks to complete for class on a weekly basis. The frequency of these assignments over traditional “paper and pencil” homework will only increase in the coming months. CMS is very sensitive to the fact that not all of our families have reliable access to the internet at home. This is why we are maintaining extended hours in the media center to provide students with an opportunity to access our technology here at school. Additional accommodations include teachers providing extended periods spanning at least a few days to complete digital tasks. Students are NEVER assigned a digital task to be completed by the next school day. Additionally, these digital tasks are neces- sary because they free up face-to-face class time with classmates and the teacher to push stu- dent learning farther than ever before. The end goal for all of this is to provide students with more engaging opportunities to learn not only more content, but learn it in a more meaningful and 21st Century relevant way.Students are doing a fantastic job of making this cultural and academic adjust-ment! They are absorbing the technology more rapidly than we...
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26
Mar
Weather Related News
Cascade Middle School News
The MCCSC School Board approved the following schedule as a means of making up ONE SNOW DAY... Beginning on Friday 4/11 for five consecutive Fridays concluding on 5/9, students will attend school for one extra hour beginning at 7:00 and still dismissing at 3:00. Bus riders can be expected to be picked up exactly one hour earlier than their normal pick up time and drop off in the afternoon will occur at the usual time.

Acuity Testing Round 3 has been postponed until after spring vacation. Students will test in each of the four core subject areas sometime during the window of Wednesday 4/9 – Wednesday 4/23.
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