CDFMS Winners of Strikewriters Contest

CDFMS Winners of Strikewriters Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Strikewriters contest who had breakfast with returning author, Crystal Allen, and got some contructive critique of their stories. You can check out their writing published on her website. Scroll down and find our school:...
“Education Go Get It” Week

“Education Go Get It” Week

Recently, our students and staff celebrated “Education Go Get It” week. Dr. Hector Aguilar, Dean of Continuing Education at Austin Community College, spoke to students Friday morning. He presented information about taking advanced classes in middle school...
Setting the stage for a novel

Setting the stage for a novel

8th graders dove into their final book of the year, “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys. This amazing story of Lithuanian refugees deported to Siberia by the Soviet Union offered the library an opportunity to create some connecting activities to give...
Cognates Activity in ESL Class

Cognates Activity in ESL Class

Ms. Reynolds’ ESL class identified cognates in English and Spanish to help students with comprehension of vocabulary this week. Students identified the words that look and sound similar in both languages. Students had to come up with their own cognates using the...