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9/18/17

Livermore Police Officer Jen Rios will speak about Cyber Safety before the PTA General Meeting in the Library from 7-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27. The PTA General Meeting will immediately follow the Cyber Safety presentation.

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9/14/17

We are excited to announce that our Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough and Popcornopolis fundraiser has started! All profits from this fundraiser will go towards school activities such as dances, lunchtime activities, and student recognition awards. Please help us make this fundraiser a success by supporting our students when they share the cookie dough and popcorn brochures with you, your family, friends and co-workers. This is not a door-to-door sale. Checks should be made payable to Christensen Middle School Associated Student Body (CMS ASB).

The frozen cookie dough and the popcorn items will be delivered to the school in early November.

All prepaid orders are due October 4-5 during lunch time. 

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9/13/17

The students, parents, and staff at Christensen Middle School will celebrate International Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, October 4th. This is a great opportunity to celebrate our health, the environment, and our school spirit. We are hoping every student will participate by either walking or riding their bike, skateboard, or scooter to school. Please remember to follow the rules of the road (including wearing your helmet) when riding a bike, skateboard or scooter.

 

 

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9/1/17

Day:        Every Wednesday through April 2018 (except holidays)
Time:       From 1:35 to 2:20 PM
Place:      Multi-Purpose Room

     The purpose of MATHCOUNTS® is to encourage interest and develop ability in mathematics among all middle school students. Each week students meet and work problems of varying degrees of difficulty. Volunteer coaches help the students to solve the problems by individually encouraging them to develop problem-solving methods.

     Most of our coaches are current or retired scientists and engineers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory. The Math Department at Christensen grants extra credit for students participating in MathCounts. A list of rules students that are expected to obey during MATHCOUNTS® sessions is on second page of this notice.

     In January students may compete with students in the other Livermore middle schools at a local MATHCOUNTS® competition in which all MATHCOUNTS® students are encouraged to participate. In February a team of four plus possibly up to four other individuals will be chosen to compete in a regional competition with about 20 other Bay Area schools. Then the regional winners will compete in the state competition.

     Support for the MATHCOUNTS® program is entirely on a volunteer basis from the parents and teachers. Parents who want to coach are welcome.  If you would like to participate as volunteer, please contact the school office.

     MATHCOUNTS® is one of the country’s largest and most successful education partnerships. Presidents B. Obama, G. W. Bush, W. Clinton, G. H. Bush and R. Reagan have all recognized MATHCOUNTS® in Oval Office ceremonies, and the program has received two White House citations as an outstanding initiative.
     New students are always welcome at any session during the year. Interested students should complete the Registration Form and bring it with them to the MathCounts meeting.  We look forward to working with the CMS students.

MathCounts Information and Registration Form

 

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9/1/17

Girls Who Code is a national program whose goal is to teach coding skills and spark interest in careers in computer science. The program includes classes on computer coding and its applications, career information, opportunities to participate in contests and leadership events. It is open to LVJUSD students.

The club will start in September meeting one day per week after school and the meetings will last about 1.5 hours. The program is free and will run for 10 - 12 weeks. *Students are expected to attend each session. Volunteers from Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s Computation Directorate will teach the class. To register, contact rbrinker@lvjusd.org.

Our District liaison is Regina Brinker, Teacher on Special Assignment. If you have questions or comments, please contact her at rbrinker@lvjusd.org or 925-960-2914. Go to hq.girlswhocode.com for more information.

Girls Who Code Club Fact Sheet
Girls Who Code Club Fact Sheet (Spanish)

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District News

To see the latest edition of the Grapevine Community Newsletter, click HERE.

September Grapevine Community Newsletter
Dear Livermore Community, 
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! What an exciting start as our 13,750 students and 1,340 staff members gathered on the first day to share in the Great American Eclipse! And what an incredible connection to the new Next Generation Science Standards. I continue to be grateful to our industry partners and STEM supporters, including those that allowed us to provide safe glasses to view the eclipse.  Continue reading the Grapevine Newsletter  (Spanish version)

Register your Student for the 2017-18 School Year
Click HERE to start enrolling your child for this school year.  Any questions, contact Student Services at 606-3206 or 606-3207. 

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Today: 9/25/17
2:35 PM Homework Club, 2:35-3:30 p.m., Library
2:35 PM EL Homework Club 2:35-3:30 p.m. in Room 207

Calendar of Events

September
27           PTA Meeting, 7 p.m., Library

October
4             International Walk & Roll to
               School Day
4             8th Gr Promotion Dance Kickoff
               Meeting, 7 p.m., MPR
4-5         ASB Cookie Dough Fundraiser
               Ends
6             Professional Development Day
               (No School)
10           Picture Make-Up Day,
                PE Classes
13           ASB Dance, 7-9 p.m., MPR

November
5             Daylight Saving Time Ends
10           Veterans Day Holiday Observed
               (No School)
17           End of Trimester 1
20-24     Thanksgiving Break (No School)
27           Trimester 2 Begins

All Kids Are Our Kids

The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District affirms its unwavering commitment to support all students. The District mission - Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute ...more

Call In Your Child's Absence

Please remember to call in an absence to the attendance line, 925-606-4702, ext. 2.

Students who have perfect attendance (no absences and no tardies) will receive a perfect attendance award at the end of the school year.

2017-18 Transit Passes for CMS Students

During Christensen Middle School's 2017-18 school year, registered students will be eligible to receive a free Student Transit Pass - a Clipper Card that provides unlimited access to LAVTA Wheels bus ...more

   

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Introducing School Loop

School Loop is an exciting tool for communicating with all members of the learning community.  It is a web-based service that provides a direct link to published class assignments, students’ grades, and other school information.  If you have not already done so, please register.  All registered members will receive periodic emails providing them with specific information relating to their student and the school.