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Join us for our 85th Anniversary Celebrations!

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Every 5 years, the CMS family comes together to enjoy fond memories and celebrate our accomplishments. This year, from March 14-17, we will be celebrating our 85th anniversary! On this occasion, we will be hosting different activities for the CMS community, including current families, staff, alumni, and special guests. We will also be introducing new events and activities, such as the CMS Benefit Gala & Auction and the Family Fit Day athletic circuit during Spring Fest. All events will take place on campus.

Please note these special dates:

March 14:

MOSAIC Student Art Exhibit Opening & Small Ensemble Performances

On Wednesday, March 14 at 7:30 PM, our talented students and Fine Arts department invite you to MOSAIC Student Art Exhibit Opening & Small Ensemble Performances, an evening filled with wonderful music, beautiful artwork, and hors d’oeuvres, to mark the opening of our celebrations. Please join us for this event in the Shark Center.

March 15:

CMS Benefit Gala & Auction

During the CMS Benefit Gala & Auction on Thursday evening, March 15 at 7:30 PM, we will have wonderful collectible items, art pieces, and experiences for auction, as well as items for raffle. Please join us for this event in the Shark Center.  Invitations are RD $2,500 per couple (or two people) and include your raffle ticket, drinks, and hors d'oeuvres. Please stop by the Welcome Center to get your invitation or get it online! Funds raised will support our innovative learning experiences and student-led community service initiatives.

March 16:

General Assembly & Class Parade

Our General Assembly & Class Parade will take place the morning of Friday, March 16 at 9:30 AM. We hope to see many CMS alumni proudly marching with their graduating class. Our partnership with alumni is a priority for CMS.  During the General Assembly, we will be recognizing families who currently have three generations who have attended CMS, the Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for these past 5 years, Past Board Presidents, and more.

Alumni Reunion Cocktail Party

On the evening of Friday, March 16th at 7:30 PM, we will be hosting our Alumni Reunion Cocktail Party, an opportunity for Sharks to reconnect and reminisce with old classmates and friends as they return to their Alma Mater.  Once a Shark, always a Shark!

March 17:

Spring Fest & Family Fit Day

To close our 85th anniversary celebrations, our annual Spring Fest will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This event includes fun activities for the whole family such as inflatable games, a water park, attractive contests and much more! We will also have our traditional Business Expo and the International Food Fair, of which the majority of funds will go to Techo-República Dominicana. (Click here to read about last year’s IFF donations!) This year we are also introducing the Family Fit Day athletic circuit with the support of specialized workout centers such as Bari, Orange Theory, Rotonda Crossfit, Title Boxing Club, and Yoga+.  Enjoy a family day as well as a little individual workout time.

We welcome our extended community to join us in celebration of the rich CMS history on our 85th anniversary!