December 7, 2014

Eagle E-News

In This Issue...


  • Adopt a Family Gifts Due Tuesday

  • Beyond Google Presentation Wednesday

  • Spirit Wear Sale Wednesday

  • Singers& Orchestra Field Trip Friday

  • 8th Grade Chipotle Forms Due Friday

  • Last Call for Spirit Lunch Orders

  • Atom Supplies at the Nest

  • Fundinco for Amazon Shoppers

  • Vern Goers Holiday Shop ‘n Share

  • You ROCK!


Just A Heads Up...

Adopt a Family Gifts Due Tuesday

Thank you for supporting the holiday sharing program to help support the HCS Family Services Adopt a Family program!  This Tuesday, December 9th please have your student bring the unwrapped gift, gift receipt and wish list note card to school. Volunteers will collect them at the front door. Again, thank you very much for making so many family’s holidays merry!
Beyond Google on Wednesday


CHMS MRC Director Sally Duffy will present a hands-on journey through our district’s subscription online resources on Wednesday, December 10th at 9am in the CHMS MRC.  It will include an overview of resources including online data bases, encyclopedias, eBooks and image sources.  There will also be some hands-on time on computers to investigate these resources with a fun twist thrown in.

CHMS Spirit Wear Sale

Pick up a great holiday gift at the CHMS Spirit Wear sale on Wednesday, December 10th, 9–10:30am.  The Eagles’ Nest has t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more!  Parents are also invited to shop at the Nest during lunch every Wednesday and Friday 11am–1 pm in the CHMS cafeteria.

Field Trip Friday

The CHMS Premiere Singers and 6th and 7th grade members of Soaring Strings will go on a field trip this Friday, December 5th.  The group will play at The Field Museum and visit Navy Pier and the Oriental Theater.

8th Grade Chipotle Forms & Payment Due Friday

Forms and payment are due this Friday, December 12th in the CHMS office for the special 8th grade Chipotle lunch on December 19th.  An order form was sent home with students and is also available on the PTO website.  Lunches are $8.00 each.  Please make checks payable to: CHMS PTO.

Last Call for Eagle Café Spirit Lunches

The next Eagle Café Spirit Lunch is Friday, January 9th and it’s a fun one!  Students will enjoy “breakfast for lunch” and can wear their PJ’s to school.  We are giving parents one last opportunity to order this lunch or any of the quarterly spirit lunches for the rest of the school year if you haven’t ordered already.  Just print the order form from the website and turn in the form and payment to the CHMS office by Friday, December 19thNo lunch orders for the rest of the year will be accepted after December 19th

Atom Project Supplies on Sale at the Nest!

The Atom Project will be starting soon for 8th grade science students!  Atom model materials will be sold at the Eagles' Nest on Wednesdays and Fridays during lunch starting this week.  Styrofoam balls, beads, pipe cleaners, fishing line, glue sticks and more will all be for sale with prices ranging from $1 to $6.

AMAZON Shoppers – Please Use Fundinco!

CHMS earns 3% of EVERY Amazon purchase you make if you click the Fundinco tab on the front page of the CHMS PTO website,  It costs you nothing and can really add up for CHMS. As always, thank you for your support!

Vern Goers “Deck the Halls” Shop ‘n Share

Every item you buy at Vern Goers Greenhouse for the holidays 10% comes back to CHMS!  The promotion runs now through December 23rd Present the Shop ‘n Share coupon, available on the PTO website, every time you shop or just mention you’re a CHMS supporter! Thank you for your support!!

Vern Goers Greenhouse, 5620 South Oak Street, Hinsdale   (630) 323-1085


The fall was fabulous thanks to supportive parents and wonderful volunteers!  Thank you!
• PTO Vice President Elizabeth Sharer for chairing two incredibly successful Chipotle fundraising nights!
• Speakers/Education chair Amy Sutton for lining up terrific speakers all fall for the PTO meetings
• Box Tops chair Kristy Pauley for running a successful Box Tops collection in the fall 

Dates to Remember...


December 12th-Chipotle lunch order form due for 8th graders

December 15th-Gift card pick-up 2:30-3:30pm in school lobby

December 19th-Eagle Cafe forms due/Winter break begins

January 9th-Eagle Cafe Spirit Lunch


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