District Jazz Festival

The District 112 Jazz Festival will be February 10th at Chaska High School. All of the middle school and high school jazz bands will receive clinics from distinguished jazz musicians and educators throughout the day, and there will be a finale concert at 7:00 pm in the Chaska High School auditorium. The concert will feature the CMSE 7th and 8th grade jazz band, the East and West 6th grade jazz band, and other jazz bands from our district. The concert will conclude with the Eastern Carver County All-Star Band, which will feature some music teachers in our district! Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for... Continue reading District Jazz Festival

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Our final conference nights for the school year are February 22nd from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and February 27th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. These conferences will be held in an arena style format so no sign up is necessary. Our teachers will be located in the commons area or in the gym. Stop at our check in table for staff placement maps and your child’s schedule and reflection form. Students may attend with you, but it is not required. All special education teachers will host conferences in their... Continue reading Parent/Teacher Conferences

AP Scoop Assistant Principal Gilbert

A new venture this year in our Learning Center is a backroom Makerspace that is available to students at East during WIN time.  You might be thinking-“What is a Makerspace?”   A Makerspace in an area that provides a hands-on experience for students to use their inquiry skills to design, create, and invent things from supplies that are available.  This new space develops more opportunities for students to apply skills and knowledge that they have learned in school, from the design process to the 4C’s (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity). Linda Dierks, our Media Specialist at East, has formed a student committee that will guide the development of this space.  Students meet occasionally during WIN time to decide on what materials should be provided, create guidelines for the space, and eventually lead sessions for other students. As we continue to personalize opportunities at East, this space will serve as an extension for experiential learning and tap into... Continue reading AP Scoop Assistant Principal Gilbert

See Us Live

Please join us at CMSE on Monday, February 5th and Tuesday, February 6th at 10:15 am to SEE US LIVE. See Us Live is an opportunity for incoming 6th grade parents and guardians to learn more about our Endeavor and Discover models and see the similarities and differences to help you as a family plan for a smooth transition to middle school. During the 75 minute See Us Live, parents will be visiting classrooms, talking with teachers and have time to ask questions. Please RSVP by Friday, February 2nd using this link to let us know you will be attending. When you arrive at CMSE, please just check in at the main office. If you have any questions about See Us Live please feel free to contact the main office at... Continue reading See Us Live

Registration 2018-19

Registration for 2018-19 It is hard to believe that we are already thinking about next school year!  We want to share our 2018-2019 Registration Timeline with you. 6th & 7th Grade Registration Thursday, February 1st All students will receive registration materials in their Advisory. We will take time to go through the materials with them and answer any questions. Friday, February 16th 6th Grade students will register online in their science classes. All students must have their registration sheet handed into their science teacher with a parent signature before they will be able to register for their courses.  Tuesday, February 13th 7th Grade students will register online in their science classes. All students must have their registration sheet handed into their science teacher with a parent signature before we will be able to register for their courses. 8th Grade Registration Friday, January 26th Chaska and Chanhassen High School Counselors will be coming over to present... Continue reading Registration 2018-19