History Day State Final Results

Lauren Oster, an 8th grader from Chaska Middle School East received 1st place at this past weekend’s State History Day competition at the University of Minnesota. Lauren has advanced onto the National level of the History Day Competition which will be held in College Park, Maryland on June 10-14, 2018. Lauren, along with all other 8th graders at CMSE and CMSW, has been working on researching and developing their History Day projects. After competing at both the local and state level, Lauren’s individual documentary was selected amongst the top 100 qualifiers from over 25,000 participants across the state. Congratulation to Lauren on all her hard work! To see other CMSE students who were recognized at the state competition, click... Continue reading History Day State Final Results

MCA Testing

MCA testing season at East begins after spring break! Your child will be participating in the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA III) in April and wrapping up the first week of May. MCA Reading will be administered to all students on Wednesday April 4th and Thursday April 5th. MCA Math will be given to all students on Monday, April 16th, Tuesday, April 17th, and Wednesday, April 18th. MCA Science Test will be administered to all 8th graders on Wednesday, May 2nd and Thursday, May 3rd.  Your child will have specific testing times and locations provided to them. The purpose of these tests is to measure student achievement in Reading, Math, and Science (8th grade only), and determine how well our curriculum and instruction is aligned to state standards. This assessment is a requirement of the Minnesota Department of Education and given annually in grades 3-8. Please make every effort to have your child in school and on time during these testing days. Students not in school during... Continue reading MCA Testing