Did you know that more than 51 million school hours are lost by students each school year because of poor dental health? To help, Big Smiles Washington is bringing in-school dental clinics to the Chehalis School District. Parents can sign their students up for dental care at a mobile clinic that will be offered at [...]
School starts in the Chehalis School District Sept. 5 for grades 3-12, Sept. 6 for grades 1-2 and Sept. 8 for kindergarten. Check out this handy guide for some information to help your student and your family get ready for the 2023-2024 school year.
“Why do we have to learn this?” is the question posed to teachers several times a year. Students who lack the trust or patience to engage during some lessons might allow this question to roll through their minds. However, when Chehalis Middle School teachers Josie Peterson and Kevin Dickson face their AVID students, there is [...]
Thinking happens mostly in our heads, invisible to others and even to ourselves. However, in math classrooms at Chehalis Middle School, students make their thinking visible - to everyone. CMS math teachers are bringing out some of the best in student thinking using a new way of teaching math. The research-based strategies are called “Building [...]
Nearly three years have passed since schools across the country sent students and staff home and closed their doors. The pandemic caused a major disruption in the educational system, and thankfully, classrooms are looking more “normal” than they have in years. But a closer look at the entire system reveals a lingering disruption. The Chehalis [...]
What’s working well in the Chehalis School District and what can we improve? These questions were asked of parents in the fall. In fact, anyone could respond to these questions. They were posed in an online conversation using the engagement tool called Thoughtexchange. Nearly eleven thousand ratings were made of the 212 comments shared by [...]
It is wonderful seeing our students' smiles again!Click on a photo to enlarge.
A Message from the Superintendent: K-12 District-wide Mathematics Improvement Our staff continues to rise to the challenges we are all facing with an attitude of resilience, creativity, and determination. Although this is not a normal year, we press on to identify areas of focus that we can work on to ensure we remain leaders [...]
State-Wide Survey DEADLINE: Feb. 2The English language survey form we shared with you earlier stopped accepting submissions Friday afternoon because it reached its maximum capacity. In response, the Board of Health has added a link at the top of the original survey form, which directs people to a new form.Here is a direct link to [...]
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