A mystery reader visited each 4th grade class today! Students listened to a special book read by a parent from their class.
Please join Cumberland Drama as they host a fundraiser to benefit their upcoming musical, the Wizard of Oz. Meet some of the cast members, enjoy breakfast, and bid on some silent auction items! The fundraiser is on Saturday, February 4, from 7-10 AM at the Toledo Christian Church. The cost is a free-will donation.
Cumberland CUSD #77 will be closed on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. All extracurricular activities are cancelled as well. Stay warm and stay safe!
2023 5Essentials Parent Survey Please take a moment to fill out this survey for each of the schools your children attend. This is a valuable tool to help our schools improve. We appreciate your help! About the Survey: The 5Essentials is an annual statewide survey that gathers information on five indicators: leaders, teachers, families, environments, and instruction. Participating in the survey will help the district better understand how it is doing and guide future decisions. The survey is open from January 24-March 31. Survey Link: http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
Today is the American Red Cross Blood Drive at Cumberland Elementary and Middle School. The Blood Drive will be held in the cafeteria from 2-6 PM. Visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter CumberlandES to schedule an appointment. Thank you!!
Miss Bueker's 2nd grade class has been writing papers that teach others how to do things. Their paper last week was about how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Then, on Friday, their afternoon snack was a peanut butter and jelly sandwich they made following their own instructions!
Mrs. Beard's 2nd grade class enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year this week. They ended their study by trying to use chopsticks to build a snowman and then eat a yummy treat!
Cumberland is looking for a school psychologist to join our staff. Please contact the Unit Office at 217-923-3132 for more information.
Students in kindergarten enjoyed riding scooters this week in PE!
There will be a Blood Drive on Monday, Jan. 23, from 2-6 PM at the Elementary School. Please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter CumberlandES to schedule an appointment. Those who give blood between January 1-31 will automatically be entered to win a trip to Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix! Each student who brings someone in gets a free pair of earbuds!
As a STEM project today, Mrs. Young's 3rd graders built a snow fort that had to withstand a snowball fight!
The Shoe Tree orders are due on Tuesday, January 17. If you are experiencing financial hardship, complete this form for qualifying students to receive a free pair of shoes. Shoes will be distributed by the school in mid-February. https://forms.gle/GeGBmqAa9PjwNgSz9
Reminder: There is no school on Monday 1/16.
Today, students in 4th grade created Smart Goals for the new year with the help of Ms. Voss.
These Cumberland Elementary students earned perfect attendance during the 1st semester of the 2022-2023 school year. Way to go!!
Mrs. Figgins' 4th grade students' mental math abilities were tested by playing Math Dice Chase. Students raced to answer the multiplication fact rolled. The last player remaining was the winner for that round!
Elementary and Middle School report cards have been posted to TeacherEase. To view, log in to your account and click the Report Card icon on the left. Kindergarten report cards will be sent home with the students today. High school report cards will be posted next week.
These students have been selected as January Raiders of the Month for Cumberland Elementary and Middle School. They are a great example of the Raider Keys! Congratulations and keep up the good work!
Today, some of our 3rd graders kicked off the new year by reading for 2023 seconds!
Attendance matters. Missing a day here or there may not seem like much, but it adds up. Please encourage your child to attend school if he or she is healthy. Every day is an important opportunity for students to learn.