Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! CMS is a great school with great teachers! The PTA's purpose is to help make the school experience better for both students and teachers. In that spirit, the CMS PTA contributes to the following:

- 6th grade Outdoor Education T-shirts
- 7th grade Howard County Conservancy/Chesapeake Bay restoration project
- 8th grade Shakespeare Residency
- GT enrichment (Science Olympiad, National History day, other)
- Student socials, providing Rita's at the 6th grade orientation/school open
house on Aug. 30
- Staff Appreciation throughout the school year
- Support to Homewood School and Howard County Drug Free
- Parent seminars

Please consider joining the PTA and contributing what you can.

We will hold monthly meeting on the 1st or 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

Here is the schedule:

- General membership meeting and voting on the budget
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
End of the year dinner, TBD (~ Jun. 5, 2019)
Last day of school, Jun. 17, 2019 (with no snow days)

Thank you and I am looking forward to a great year!

Sheila McMahon
CMS PTA President