News from the CHMS PTO

Curriculum Night Presentations

Thanks to all who attended CHMS Curriculum Night on Thursday evening.  If you missed any part of Dr. Brown’s slide show or information about classes and curriculum you can catch up online. To view Dr. Brown’s presentation click HERE. All the teachers took time to record informative videos about their classes and they can be found HERE.


Online PTO Directory is Live. Please Update Now.

The CHMS directory is available digitally for PTO members via the Membership ToolKit app or on the web HERE.  Hard copies will be available for those who purchased them in late October.

  • 6th grade and new families have been emailed information to verify their family’s directory information.  Please make sure your information is correct or make changes necessary as soon as possible.
  • 7th and 8th grade families: If you have any updates to your information since last year, log into Membership Toolkit and make those changes.

We recommend everyone download the Membership Toolkit app AND enable push notifications. PTO sends occasional push notifications to remind parents of events and deadlines.


Check your listing and make changes HERE or the Membership Toolkit app today.

Have questions or issues?  Contact Anastasia Nystedt via

Join Us For Middle School 101 on October 1

The PTO is proud to partner with Dr. Brown and our 6th grade social worker, Emma Jasinski, to bring you Middle School 101: everything you need to know about your middle school child as a middle school parent. This talk is informative, sometimes humorous and so beneficial to first-time middle school parents. We encourage everyone to attend.

Join the Zoom meeting on Thursday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. HERE.
Meeting ID: 992 8606 3738
Passcode: 854759

We welcome your questions ahead of time! Dr. Brown and Ms. Jasinski will also answer live questions after the presentation. Add your question HERE.

“See” you there!

8th Grade Parents – Support our Wonderful CHMS Staff

Help us recognize our amazing teachers and staff with donations of drinks and snacks to “Stock the Staff Lounges.” Sign-up HERE.

The PTO coordinates this effort with donations from each grade level throughout the school year. We will ask 6th and 7th grade parents to help later in the school year.

Please drop off items on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13th between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to the office vestibule. There will be a table for your donations. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

D86 PTO Presents: How to Create Family Structure and Academic Routine During Covid-19

On Wednesday, September 30 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. speakers Jelena Maistrenko, LCSW, Lauren Eldridge LCSW, and Dr. Maha Zayed will discuss the challenges to family structure and academic routine during Covid-19. The panel will provide strategies aimed at helping parents create structure and routine during remote learning. No need to register, simply join the Google Meet HERE.

Don’t Forget Your Flu Shot

This year, D181 is encouraging ALL students and families to get their flu shots. Let’s do all we can to stay healthy.


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