News from the CHMS PTO

Gift of the Season Due 12/3 or 12/4

Thank you to everyone who selected wish list items for our twenty adopted families this year!
Please bring the gifts back to school after Thanksgiving Dec. 3 or Dec 4. before school with the neon index card attached.
*we recommend spending no more than $30 per card,  but it is at your discretion.

*please don’t wrap the gifts and include a gift receipt whenever possible.

If your child didn’t bring home a card,  but you would still like to participate please consider purchasing a gift card to Target, Walmart or anywhere the families can buy groceries.

Thank you all for making the holidays so much merrier for 20 families in need.

8th Grade Coding Workshop 1/9

Hinsdale High School District 86 is inviting all interested 8th graders to a coding workshop here at CHMS!  It will be presented by Hinsdale Central math and computer science teacher Mr. Kevin Wiland and HCHS student helpers.  Eighth grade students will be exposed to high school instruction through a variety of coding activities.

When: Thursday, January 9, 2020 (3:20-4:35 PM)
Where: CHMS (room to be determined)
Why: To see how fun coding can be!!!

Click HERE to register by December 9, 2019

Don’t delay! Space is limited!
Click HERE to email questions to Mr. Wiland.

Shop for the Holidays. Amazon Gives!

Register to earn money for the PTO while you do your holiday shopping. When you shop Amazon through AmazonSmile choose us as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the CHMS  PTO.

To begin shopping for CHMS PTO, simply enter Amazon through our unique link at That’s it!

Once you have chosen your charity, Amazon will remember this for future visits; you do not need to select your charity each time you shop. However, you DO need to begin your shopping session by entering Amazon through If you begin your shopping session by going directly to instead of AmazonSmile, your purchases will NOT be tracked through AmazonSmile and we will not receive the donation.

You can be sure you are shopping for CHMS PTO by looking at the top left of your screen while you are shopping on Amazon. You should see the AmazonSmile logo, and Clarendon Hills Middle School Parent Teacher Organization as your supporting charity. Additionally, when you check out, in your Order Summary screen, there will be a confirmation that your order is benefiting the CHMS PTO.

Thank you for your support!

CHMS Book Fair

Come support our school at the CHMS Book Fair! It’s a great time to buy holiday gifts!

The Book Fair will be open:
November 25 (2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.) and  November 26 (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) during Parent/Teacher conferences.

Questions: Please contact Mrs. Rasmussen or Lauren Inabnit at

A Look Ahead

Monday, Nov. 25

Parent Teacher conferences

Book Fair 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov.  26

Parent Teacher conferences

Book Fair 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Upcoming No Student Attendance Days

Monday, Nov. 25 Parent Teacher conferences

Tuesday, Nov. 26 Parent Teacher conferences

Wednesday Nov. 27-Friday Nov. 29 Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Boy’s Basketball game vs. Jackson

3:30-5:00 p.m. 7th AWAY  8th HOME

Wednesday, Dec. 4

CHMS Orchestra Concert  7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Boy’s Basketball vs. Bryan

3:30-5:00 p.m. 7th AWAY 8th HOME














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