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What’s Happening in the Optimal Learning Center?     Warm Welcome!   The Optimal Learning Center is pleased to welcome the following teachers: My name is Charity Severino; I have been working at CMS for thirteen years; I am an early childhood educator and hold a master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages). I am very excited to be part of the ESL Team and look forward to supporting and guiding my students as they acquire the English language to reach their academic potential.   Hello my name is Gema Ramos, and I am very excited...
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The Dominican Schools Sports League Is Back for Season 1 Athletics at CMS Carol Morgan School Volleyball players are excited and ready for the start of the Dominican Schools Sports League.  The schools involved for season one are International School of Sosua, Santiago Christian School, Saint Joseph School, MC School and Ashton School (all ACCAS schools). CMS will take part in the north division with ISS and SCS, while SJS, MC and Ashton will make up the south. The DSSL Championship will take place at CMS school on October 25th.  The DSSL saw tremendous success last year in its inaugural...
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Welcome! It is with great excitement that I have joined CMS as its High School Principal this year. I am delighted to join a great team of administrators, faculty and staff to continue to pursue the school’s vision. I have been warmly received by students and their families and look forward to a great 2014-2015 school year. Renovated and New Spaces Science Labs – The science labs have been renovated and look fantastic! The new furniture and equipment have created modern spaces ideal for learning science and exploring STEM fields. Music Spaces – The third floor that has been added...
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Dear Middle School Parents, Welcome to another exciting year at CMS’s Middle School and I am delighted to start my second year as the Middle School Division Principal. I look forward to welcoming all of you and every one of your children and to playing a major role in their middle school experience in the coming months. We have experienced the wonderful friendliness of the people of the Dominican Republic for the last year and seen the absolute beauty of the country. I am also happy to be adding new overseas teachers to the MS in the following areas: We, at...
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Welcome back and a big hello to the new CMS students and their families! Be prepared to enjoy a delightful and thrilling year at Carol Morgan School! We are already receiving applications from students wishing to enroll in CMS for the 2015-2016 school year. You may stop by the Admissions Office and pick up a packet of information and registration documents if you have a child who is interested in applying for next year. There are a few spaces available in the following grade levels for the 2014-2015 school year: PK, K, and 3rd. If you have knowledge of any families...
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Welcome Back to All and Welcome to New Families in the Elementary Division at CMS! Welcome back to all and welcome to our new Carol Morgan School families!  We are having a wonderful start to the 2014-2015 school year.  It was great to see so many parents attend Back-to-School Night where our home-school partnership continues to be strengthened for the benefit of your children, our students.  Thank you for coming!  If you were unable to attend the general session, please click on the following link to be sure to watch the brief presentation:  ES Back-to-School Night Presentation.     Sign Up...
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ACCREDITATION UPDATE:  Our accreditation process through MSA using the Excellence by Design protocol is progressing well.  The Planning Team met during the first week of school to finalize foundation doucuments.  Our next step, on which the entire CMS faculty will work on September 18, centers on planning for growth and improvement in student learning. The Planning Team has identified academic achievement in all content areas, critical and analytical thinking, and responsibility as areas of focus and has adopted measurable objectives to address those needs (submitted to Middle States for technical review).  On September 18, our work  will include development of rubrics and surveys to...
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Welcome to New School Year 2014-2015 –  On behalf of the Board of Directors, administration, faculty and staff of Carol Morgan School, it is my pleasure to welcome all new and returning families to the 2014-2015 school year.  Our dynamic Administrative team is here to provide an environment where your children’s needs are met and that excellence in learning takes place. The team this year is made up of Deputy Head for Curriculum and Instruction – Brien McCall, in his sixth year at CMS and his second year in this position; Elementary Principal – Laura Tolone in her fourth year as...
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The goal of the Peer Helpers is to be helpful to others, to welcome new students and families, and to assist throughout the year in making CMS a happy, healthy environment to live and learn in.  The Peer Helpers regularly do fundraising to be able to bring treats to their colleagues during advisories, to sponsor events for the High School such as St. Jordi’s Day and Career Day, and  to give back to the community. This year the High School Peer Helpers have chosen to give back to the wider community by donating  nearly half their earnings to St. Jude-Dominican...
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Distinguished Alumni Award In 2003, CMS initiated the tradition of turning the CMS graduating seniors into CMS alumni. The event is held at the US Ambassador’s residence with the presence of the graduates and their parents, the senior class teachers and past and present Board members. As part of the tradition, the Alumni Association has named a Distinguished Alumnus for the year and that alumnus is invited to speak about the meaning of his/her time at CMS as it pertains to their later career and how, as a CMS alumnus, one is inspired to give back to society in some way...
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