Chadron Middle School

551 East 6th Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
(308) 432-0708
(308) 432-0720

Daily School Schedule

Regular Dismissal

8:00AM - 3:18PM

1:30 Dismissal

8:00AM - 1:30PM

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Mr. Nick Dressel
Middle School Principal

7th/8th Grade Track Meeting

7th and 8th graders who are interested in participating in Track, there will be a meeting on Friday, March 16th at 1:30 in the gym. Students are encouraged to attend the meeting, but attendance is not a mandatory condition for participation.  If you have questions about Chadron Middle School Track, please contact Coach Jamie McLain at

March 14th Nationwide School Walkout

Dear Parents,

On March 14, 2018 at 10 AM, there is a nationwide, 17-minute voluntary school walkout to show solidarity with the
victims of school shootings. Chadron Public School (CPS) students who choose to participate in the walkout will be
allowed to do so and parents are more than welcomed to join their child.

CPS is not organizing the walkout; however, school staff will provide student supervision during the walkout and we will
ask students to gather in specific locations to ensure student safety.

Spring 2018 CMS Testing Schedule

Below is the spring testing schedule for Chadron Middle School. NSCAS (Nebraska Student Centered Accountability System) is the name of the new state test and it replaces NeSA. If you have any questions regarding the testing schedule, please contact Mr. Dressel at 432-0708 or

AdvancED Parent Survey


AdvancED is a world-wide school accreditation body that focuses on school improvement for public, private and Department of Defense school. Chadron Public Schools is up for our 5-year review next year. Staff, student and parent perception data is a critical piece of data that we use to help focus our school improvement efforts. The team that will visit next year also considers these perception data when determining areas of strength and areas for development for the district.

Strategic Planning for CPS Activities - Wednesday, February 21st @ 630

The Chadron community is invited to attend a strategic planning meeting to be held at Central Office on Feb. 21st @ 6:30p. The meeting will focus on CPS Activities.

This strategic planning meeting will be similar to the strategic planning meetings that were held a few years ago regarding Fine Arts. The results of those meetings were fruitful and ultimately led to more music and art opportunities for our students.

FEBRUARY 5th, 2018 - 7th/8th Grade Boys Basketball Game Postponed

7th and 8th grade Boys Basketball games have been postponed until tomorrow. 8th grade will travel to Scottsbluff and 7th grade will be @ home. Game times will be the same.

CS Parent-Teacher Conferences - February 8th

CMS will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, February 8th from 2-8 PM in the CMS Gym. CMS will have a 1:30 dismissal on that day. The rest of the district will have a regular schedule. 

In an effort to minimize wait times we are ask that parents try to attend at the following times:

2:00-4:30 - 5th and 7th grade parents

4:30-5:00 - Teacher Dinner Break

5:00-8:00 - 6th and 8th grade parents

District Dream Team Meeting January 17th @ 5:30

Dream Team MeetingWednesday, January 17 @ 5:30 PM in COAll are welcome

Chadron TeamMates Celebrates National Mentoring Month

By Heather Berry - Chadron TeamMates Coordinator

MLK Jr. Day Schedule of Events at CSC

Chadron Middle School students and staff will participate in the march at 1:30 and the program at the Chicoine Event Center at 2:00. Any parents who would like to join us are welcomed to meet on the playground at 1:00. 

CMS ASP Resumes on Monday, January 8th

The CMS After School Program will resume programming on Monday, January 8th. Check out the CMS ASP Blog Page for more information.

Schedule for December 20th, 2017

Schedule for Wednesday, December 20th:
1st Block - 8:00-8:55
2nd Block - 9:03 - 9:58: HAL Christmas themed drama performance in gym for 7th and 8th graders.
3rd Block - 10:03 - 10:58: HAL Christmas themed drama performance in gym for 5th and 6th graders
5th/6th Music7th/8th Lunch - 11:01 - 11:38
7th/8th Music5th/6th Lunch - 11:41 - 12:18
4th Block - 12:23 - 1:30 - End of semester awards and Nothing but Net Games will begin at 12:30.

Caring for Sharing Food/Box Top Drive Totals

The CMS Caring for Sharing Food and Box Top Drive totals are in. Congratulations to the 6th grade class for collecting the most cans and box tops. 5th grade took 2nd place followed by 7th and 8th grade.

5th and 6th graders will compete in the Nothing but Net games on December 20th following end of the semester awards. The awards program will begin at 12:25 and the games will start at approximately 12:45. Parents are welcomed to join us for the fun!

CMS Student Wins State NRD Poster Contest for 4th Year in a Row

November 30,
UNWNRD News Release Phone: (308) 432-6190 Email:
 Local Winners with Artistic Talent Selected in UNWNRD Poster Contest

2016-17 Chadron Middle School NeSA Results

After a long embargo period, the Nebraska Department of Education has released the 2016-17 NeSA scores. We are so proud of our students for the outstanding job that they did on their tests and we are proud of our teachers for preparing our students.

Chadron Middle School out performed the state average at every grade level and in every subject on the 2016-17 NeSA test. Two areas of strength for Chadron Middle School were on the mathematics and science assessments where over 80% of students in each grade level met or exceeded proficiency standards.

CMS Rolls out New Bully Reporting System

Chadron Middle School will roll out our new Bully Reporting System from Crisis Go. Students can now use the Safe2SpeakUp app to report bullying, suicide/self harm threats, drugs/alcohol and weapons on campus. All reports are anonymous by default, but students can choose to add their name if they want.  For students who don't have a device, there is online bully report form that has been linked to Mr. Dressel's blog page.

Caring for Sharing Food Drive and Box Top Drive

Chadron Middle School will kick off our annual Caring for Sharing Food Drive on November 8th.  Students are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to school through December 8th.  All of the collected food items will be donated to a local food pantry.


CMS wrestling will attend the Scottsbluff Invite on November 4th instead of Valentine. Due to Football Playoffs, Valentine had switched their invite to Tuesday the Nov. 7th. with a 4:00 pm start and we would get home too late.