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FUNDRAISER

This year we are selling coupon books to raise money for CHMS.  Books are $20 each, and checks can be made to CHMS.  Money must be collected when you take the order.  Sale ends August 29th.

 

Please see the pictures for samples of coupons and discounts included.  There is a savings of $4,000+ inside. For example, 6 coupons for $3 off Frank Theaters admission (savings of $18), among MANY others!

Posted by: Stephanie Miller
Published: 8/15/14

Parent Portal

Your Parent Portal account allows you access to your child's grades and attendance.  Please check weekly to stay up-to-date on your child's progress.

https://ps.sullivank12.net/public/home.html

Community Involvement

West Colonial Hills Baptist Church
Thanks to West Colonial Hills Baptist Church for their volunteer landscaping work. They helped CHMS look nice and neat, ready for the new school year. Continue
Posted by: Stephanie Miller
Published: 8/4/14

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Colonial Heights Middle School

415 Lebanon Drive
Kingsport,TN 37663
Phone: (423) 354-1360
Fax: (423) 354-1365

A Message from Mr. Gilmore

With the United States reeling from the effects of the Great Depression, on March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt advised Americans in his first inaugural address "that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself-nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes...''

Fear, unfortunately, is a part of our lives, but it should be minimized whenever possible.

The website Statistic Brain states that 60 percent of things feared will never take place; 30 percent of things feared happened in the past, so they are beyond our control; and 10 percent of the things feared cannot be changed.

My youngest son has spent the last year in Beijing, a city of approximately 25 million, teaching English and living in less than ideal conditions. Yet on my recent visit to China, he told me there was no place in the city where he was afraid, no matter the hour. I realize at age 23 we were perhaps all braver and less fearful than we are later, but his attitude did encourage me.

My father, 84, recently suffered his second heart attack, but when I visited him, there was no apparent fear, only optimism.

It occurred to me that my son Seth is at the beginning of his journey and that my dad is toward the end of his sojourn, yet fear, the nameless, unreasoning, unjustified type that FDR spoke, of does not control them or paralyze them.

But it often does me. Maybe it does you, too.

Fears about the economy, our children, relationships, disease, global warming, war, aging-the list goes on and perhaps you can add to it.

But I am committed to dismissing fear from my thinking whenever possible.

2 Timothy 1:7 states "For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power and love and discipline.

As the 2014 school year begins, may we all embrace power, love, and discipline, not fear.

Student Rights & Responsibilities Handbook

The middle school Student Rights & Responsibilities Handbook can be found at the following link:

http://www.sullivank12.net/wp-content/uploads/student_services/6_8RR.pdf

Please read over these policies before signing the green Policy Acknowledgement form in your child's packet.

WEB PREPAYMENT SYSTEM FOR SCHOOL MEALS

With http://lunchprepay.com you never have to worry about lost lunch money again.  Lunch Prepay is a secure, easy, and convenient way to apply funds directly to your student's account online.  You can even check the account balance and keep an eye on what your student is buying.  As an added convenience, parents can receive a low balance notification email alerting the parent that the student's account will need another payment applied soon.  Click the link above for more details.   

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as of August 4, 2014

 

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