Thank you to all of the bus drivers that help get our students to and from school safely each day! We appreciate your time and dedication to our students!
This is the last week to send in donations for the courtyard renovation. If you have any questions, email Mrs. McElravy at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate any help you can give! Donations may be sent to: Cumberland Middle School ℅ DeDe McElravy 1496 IL Rte. 121 Toledo, IL 62468
The Cumberland Lady Raiders 7th grade team will play Jasper County in the first round of the Teutopolis Junior High School Regional on Saturday, February 25, at 11 AM.
Congratulations to the 8th grade Lady Raiders on winning the LEIC Volleyball Tournament today!
Chad Miller of Evapco presented prizes to four middle school students for scoring the highest on a quiz he gave during Career Day last week. Kyndal and Wes were 1st place winners, and Hendrix and Colt were 2nd place winners. Each received a bag full of goodies! Thanks, Chris and Evapco!
Reminder: No School on Monday, 2/20, in honor of Presidents' Day.
6th grade students in Mrs. D. McElravy’s science class are learning about genetics and how traits are passed from parents to offspring. Students tested to see if they were able to taste PTC which is a genetic trait.
Today is National School Resource Officer Day! We appreciate our school resource officers, Dan Kimble and Steve Ozier. Thank you for all you do for our schools!
Students from the middle school are working with Mrs. D. McElravy to renovate the school's courtyard. The group is seeking donations to upgrade and add to the existing features on the site. They would appreciate your help! If you have any questions, email Mrs. McElravy at email@example.com. Thank you! Donations may be sent to: Cumberland Middle School ℅ DeDe McElravy 1496 IL Rte. 121 Toledo, IL 62468
Reminder: On Friday, 2/10, school will dismiss at 12:15.
Happy National School Counseling Week! We are very lucky to have Sheila Plummer, HS counselor, Stefani Robinson, GS counselor, Ashley Voss, District counselor, and Betsy Ryan, District social worker, in our District. They each play an important role in helping our students, staff, and community. Thank you for all you do!
Lori Starwalt, retired CHS teacher, spoke to the 8th grade classes today about her travels to our national parks. The 8th grade students are researching national parks and this was an excellent opportunity for them to get a first-hand perspective. We appreciate that she shared some of her experiences with our students!
The CHS Art Club is offering art classes for students this semester. Their first art class will be on February 16, from 3-4 PM in the grade school cafeteria. Students can sign up for individual classes for $20 each or for the entire semester for $60. Registration closes the Tuesday before each class.
The Cumberland #77 Shoe Tree Program received a donation of $650.00 from Schumacher Orthodontics. On January 17, 2023, Dr. Schumacher presented the check to the founder of the Shoe Tree Program, Roz Gresens.
These students have been selected as February 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!
Meyer Twins Art will be back at school on Wednesday, February 22, from 3:15-5:00 PM. To register, fill out the form on the link below. The $25 payment is due by February 17. https://forms.gle/c3LS8ZUKkqQzy7vq6
Mrs. Walsh’s 7th grade reading classes participated in mythology stations yesterday. Their station activities included reading with dice questions, flash card review, and playing Zeus on the Loose.
Mrs. Ralston’s 5th grade social studies classes participated in a market economy simulation today. Students were chosen to “sell” pencils to their classmates. In order to compete against other vendors, they had to make adjustments based on the market. Students came away understanding how supply and demand change market value.
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!