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On behalf of Carol Morgan School, we want to express our appreciation to the sponsors & Business Expo participants for their valuable contribution to the Spring Fest & Family Fun Day held on Saturday, March 21. We appreciate your support in making this event a great success! Sponsors AFP SIEMBRA ARS PALIC BANCO BHD LEON BANCO POPULAR BODY SHOP CCN (SUPERMERCADOS NACIONAL) COCA COLA DANIEL ESPINAL DOMINOS PIZZA FACCIA SERVICIOS PUBLICITARIOS GRUPO AR GRUPO RICA HELADOS BON INDUVECA MAGNA MOTORS MERCASID PERIODICO HOY PEYNADO GA PINTURAS TROPICAL POLLO REY PRINTCITY PROPAGAS RADIO DISNEY REID & CO SEGUROS UNIVERSAL SOS AMBULANCIA...
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ATTENTION PARENTS, STUDENTS, ALUMNI, TEACHERS & STAFF Register with your son or daughter, a friend or other family members to participate in our CMS Golf Open 2015.  This year we are hosting our golf tournament in CAYACOA GOLF CLUB, a very nice golf course located on Autopista Duarte km 20, just a few minutes outside the city! Click here to print the registration form....
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SPACES There are some few spaces available in the following grade levels for the 2015-2016 school year: PK, K, 4TH grade and, and 9TH grade. Please stop by the Admissions Office to get the application documents for your child. WITHDRAWALS Parents need to submit a signed withdrawal form or letter to the Admissions Office in order to have their children’s transcripts ready for their new school. Kindly send the withdrawal forms to the Admissions Office as soon as possible....
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ACCAS Theatre Festival: The 2015 ACCAS Theatre Festival was a great success. 10 schools, 200 students, and 9 full-length productions highlighted the four-day high school theatre festival at Instituto Cultural Dominico-Americano. CMS students self-produced, directed, designed, and acted in six one act plays to great success and praise. Congratulations to Jack Dod for being such an integral part of this event’s success. Helping Hands and Empty Bowls: The Helping Hands exhibit and auction in conjunction with the Empty Bowls project was a huge success. The display of student created bowls on sale were beautiful- a big thank you to Analia Denmon...
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Carol Morgan School is excited to welcome our 2015 Artist in Residence Christopher Agostino, coming to the CMS campus from April 6-17.  Christopher Agostino is both a visual and performing artist. He tells stories through painted faces in his signature StoryFaces performances. He and his work have appeared on the NBC Today Show, the CBS Early Show and the cover of Abercrombie & Fitch Quarterly, makeup shows for Kryolan Professional Makeup, and for the opening of the 2013 National Storytelling Conference.  At CMS Mr. Agostino is going to have large and small group sessions with students in PK-12th grade. Some lucky students may be coming home from...
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Team DRIFT recently returned from Orlando, Florida where they competed in this year's Recycle Rush competition with over sixty teams. The Team DRIFT travelling team consisted of over 30 students from CMS and other schools in the Dominican Republic.  Team DRIFT placed 39/64 teams, an impressive achievement given the stiff competition at one of the country's largest regionals. The students continued their focus on safety and won the prestigious "Pit Safety Award" for the second year in a row. 9th grader Konrad C. was accepted as a team ambassador and was chosen to speak and give a tour to executives from the Disney...
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The CMS Green Team is IN ACTION! Look for the CMS Green Team logo around campus!               Look for these programs and activities during the rest of the school year: -Earth Day classroom lessons and activities -CMS Earthbench 2015 -Cafeteria recycling program The CMS High School robotics team, TEAM DRIFT #4091, will be competing at the Orlando Regional this month. This year’s competition, RECYCLE RUSH, is a recycling-themed game. The PTO’s CMS RECYCLE RUSH challenge was motivated by the 2015 robotics challenge. The PTO has challenged Elementary School students to collect as much newspaper as possible during 4...
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We want to thank parents, teachers, students and staff for supporting this first overnight experience on campus. Thanks to you and the support from our sponsors the CMS Camp Out was a great success. Based on the comments received so far, it was an incredible and unforgettable family experience!  ...
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We would like to give our best wishes to the CMS Students who are representing the Dominican Republic as part of the All Star Team participating at the Cheer & Dance Competition at Disney World in Orlando, FL. We are very proud of their hard work in practice and for their effort in accomplishing the competitive routine. The students are Alejandra V., Gabriela B., Maria Luisa F., Norah S., Sofia P. , and Yndira S. GO SHARKS!...
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Welcome HS Attendance Secretary We welcome Claudette Delgado to the HS office. Ms. Delgado will serve as the Attendance Secretary for the High School. If you need to contact her please e-mail her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact her by phone at (809) 947-1033. Senior Internships As part of our plan to offer modern, relevant learning opportunities for students throughout their High School experience, Carol Morgan School seniors will complete internships during the spring of 2015.  This educational program offers CMS Seniors the opportunity to apply classroom theories and applications to practical situations, enhance their resume, learn new leadership skills and introduce...
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                                                                        New 7th Grade LA Teacher We have been blessed to replace Ms. Keeton Christian that went on maternity leave with a highly qualified, US certified LA teacher for the remainder of the school year. We therefore would like to take this opportunity to welcome Ms. Jennifer Legra onto our wonderful 7th grade team and also congratulate Mr. Mike Kaufman that has taken on the roll as 7th grade team leader. Please feel free to visit the 7th grade LA Moodle page for a complete description of Ms. Legra’s qualifications, prior experience and contact information. Click here to view a greeting...
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World Read Aloud Day for the PK-2 PTO-Sponsored Read Me a Story Night! On Wednesday, March 4th, students in the elementary division celebrated World Read Aloud Day through classroom activities and the PTO-sponsored Read Me a Story Night for students in PK through second grades.  Check out the World Read Aloud Day Parent Guide for ways to foster a love for reading at home. Order Your Child's Hardback Book Today! It's the hardback book time of year again!  All of the PK through 5th grade students are finishing up their individual or classroom hardback books.  The drafts will soon be sent to...
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HARDBACK BOOKS ARE BACK!  All Pre-K to 5th graders have the chance to PURCHASE a professionally bound hard back book that contains THEIR OWN original writing! Hard back books will be on sale until Thursday, March 12th.  Please pay the CMS cashier (US$23.00 per book or peso equivalent). Order forms will be sent home with students on February 25th. Since we are shipping internationally, it is important not to miss this deadline.  Please contact Jennifer Willner with any questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....
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SUNY Buffalo Course in May: You don't need to work at CMS to enroll in Masters level courses at CMS.  If you know anyone who may be interested in registering for our upcoming course please have them contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. From May 11-17 we will be offering EDU 577: Teaching Individuals With Exceptionalities in the Regular Classroom, taught by Michael G. Lovorn, Ph.D., an exploration of human behavior and development. Accreditation Update: Our planning team will be meeting twice in March to work on our written submission to Middle States in preparation for their validation visit the week of April 27th. In...
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Gym Project - If you have not already read the email I sent out to all parents regarding the progress being made on the new GYM and MULTIPURPOSE facility, then please click here to read it.   Recruiting – During the first two weeks of February I attended three International Recruiting Fairs in the United States. The purpose of those fairs is that I find candidates to fill the teaching positions that will be vacant next year with the best possible candidates. This year there were 12 foreign hire positions to be filled (7 in HS, 0 in MS and 5...
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Fine Arts Dominican Festival: The Dominican Festival was a huge success and the entire CMS community had the chance to enjoy yummy Dominican food and treats from local vendors. The festival followed an excellent Flag Day Assembly put on by the HS and featuring the HS band and choir groups. A big “thank you” to Lisa Baez, who organized the event and to the whole fine arts team who helped to run the festival so efficiently. Advocacy Film Festival:Two teams from the HS film class have made original submissions for the Advocacy Film Festival that will be held Saturday, April 11...
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Do students have time to read for pleasure? Aren’t they busy enough? Of course—to both questions! However, we can always make time for something that we believe is important. Secondary Librarian Kathy Turner is reminded of the words her music teacher gave her as she was heading off to graduate school. She’d told her teacher she probably wouldn’t be able to keep playing the recorder. After all, she was going to be working full-time along with taking two graduate courses each term. Her teacher’s answer surprised her. “Then it’s all the more crucial that you continue. If you stop now, you’ll...
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Congratulations to the CMS high school robotics team, Team DRIFT #4091, on completing the build season and constructing their robot for this year's FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), Recycle Rush!   Team DRIFT #4091 is comprised of 43 high school students who work with 9 professional mentors and teachers in the areas of hardware, software and marketing.  The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) program inspires students to learn, explore and be passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  Our high school students in turn inspire our younger students in our middle and elementary schools with demonstrations and presentations...
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The CMS Green Team is taking the month of February to highlight all the recycling opportunities here on the CMS campus! PLEASE CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO about the opportunities to recycle paper and plastic in our school. Over the last few weeks the CMS Green Team and the Maintenance Department have been working hard to provide recycling bins next to nearly every outdoor trashcan on campus. That means no matter where you are, you can throw your recyclable items into a bin. Please be very careful to throw all paper and plastic into the bins, and keep trash out of them....
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Punctuality Improves Dramatically I would like to thank our parents and students for helping students be on time to school. The following comparison of this year to last shows the tremendous improvement in the punctuality of our students: Semester 1 of 2014-2015                       202/325 (≈62%) had 5 or fewer tardies Semester 1 of 2013-2014                       16/307 (≈5%) had 5 or more tardies The High School will be recognizing the effort of students by hosting pizza lunches during the week of February 16 for students who complied with the tardy policy by not exceeding 5 tardies in the semester.   Parenting is “Not Easy!”...
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