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School Announcements
Immunization Requirement
All students entering seventh grade must receive or have already received a dose of Tdap vaccine on or after their seventh birthday to protect them from pertussis (whooping cough).  Your child’s school will need a South Carolina Certificate of Immunization showing that he or she has received the required Tdap vaccine. Students will be given a 30 day exemption if they do not have it at the beginning of 7th grade.  After 30 days, the student cannot attend school until they have received their t dap.  
For more information about this, please contact our school nurse, Mrs. Fanning, at 534-3554 or  
End of Year Events
Below is a listing of dates and times of the End of Year events taking place at CEMS.  All programs, unless otherwise noted, will take place in our Cougar Gymnasium.

*If your child owes books (library or textbooks) or fees, (s)he will not be allowed to participate in these events.

*Monday, May 25: Field Day
*Tuesday, May 26: NJHS Inductions, 8:30am
*Wednesday, May 27: 8th Grade Program, 9:00am
*Thursday, May 28: 6th Grade Award Ceremony, 8:30am
*Thursday, May 28: Beta Club Inductions, 9:30am
*Thursday, May 28: 7th Grade Award Ceremony, 10:00am
Summer School
CEMS is offering Summer School for rising 6th grade, all current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from CEMS, EES, Branchville, and HKT students who have failed NO MORE than two core subjects (ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies).  Summer school will be June 8 through July 1, Monday through Thursday, 8:00am until 12:00pm.

Click here for full details.  Please contact the front office for further information.  Thank you!
8th Grade End of Year Program
CEMS invites you to celebrate our 8th grade students on Wednesdsay, May 27 at 9:00 am in the Cougar Gymnasium.  8th grade families, click here to view important information about the program.  If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher.  Thank you!
Awards Ceremonies
CEMS is proud to invite you to our End of the Year Award Ceremonies.  The 6th grade program is Thursday, May 28, 8:30am.  The 7th grade program is Thursday, May 28, 10:00am. Both will be held in the Cougar Gymnasium.

Washington DC Fundraiser
Duke BBQ tickets are on sale now!  $9 per plate of delicious food!  Choose from the weekend of June 18-20 or June 25-27.  Contact Mrs. Maryann Whetstone for more information at or 534-3554.
CEMS Student Selected to Attend the US Naval Academy’s 2015 STEM Camp
Tyrique E. Green, 8th grade CEMS honor student and Lance Corporal of the Upstate
Young Marines, 3rd YM Division, Greenville, SC, was selected from over 6000 applicants
to fill one of 640 summer 2015 STEM vacancies at the prestigious US Naval Academy,
Annapolis, MD. LCPL Green will spend June 1-6 at the USNA to engage in engineering
activities as well as participate in events organized by academy midshipmen.
Starting June 8-12, he and the Upstate Young Marines will report to Parris Island, SC
for training and military style activities with the US Marine Corps. The following week,
from June 14-19, LCPL Green will attend Young Marines Junior Leadership Schools
(JLS) with the 2nd NC Regiment, Randleman, NC. JLS’s objectives are to develop junior
YM’s interpersonal and leadership skills.
Finally, LCPL Green will spend June 23-26 at the University of South Carolina’s
Columbia campus where he will attend the 2015 Partners for Minorities in Engineering
& Computer Science Summer Technical Workshop. He was selected from a pool of
statewide applicants with a recommendation from Mr. Cedric Wright, Asst. Principal,
Drama Department Spell-a-Thon
Congratulations go to Austin Loadholt, 6th Grader here at CEMS for winning the Drama Department's Spell-a-Thon that was held on Saturday, May 9, 2015.  Austin won the $50 top prize!  The winning term he spelled and defined was "set dressing."  Congratulations to Austin!


Circus of the Kids
Come one, come all to a return engagement of CIRCUS OF THE KIDS, returning to CEMS in the Fall 2015!

Current 5th-7th graders who are interested in participating can still sign up!  

Contact Mrs. Allyson Carson, by clicking her name, for further information or call CEMS at 534-3554.

2015-2016 CEMS Support Staff Person of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Onika Calas for being selected as the 2015-2016 CEMS Support Staff Person of the Year!  Mrs. Calas is our Media Assistant, and B-team coach for girls volleyball and softball! Mrs. Calas will represent CEMS well!
2015-2016 CEMS Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Kara Freebury for being selected at the 2015-2016 CEMS Teacher of the Year.  Ms. Freebury is a 7th grade ELA teacher and also the 7th grade Team Leader.  Ms. Freebury will represent CEMS well!
Bell Schedule
Click here to view the daily bell schedule for CEMS.  Please note the tardy policy reads as follows: 
All students must be in class and ready to work at the beginning of each class period; ex.  If a class begins at 10:00am the student must be in the class and ready.  If he/she arrives at class after 10:00, ex. 10:00:01, he/she is tardy.  The teacher will note the tardy and follow all appropriate procedures.  Thank you for your cooperation.
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