Our sixth grade parent and guardians are invited to join their student during lunch and recess and then follow them to their 7th hour and attend a class this Friday, September 26th, 2014.
Please contact 973-6600 or email
Michele Peres for more information and to RSVP.
Guests will be asked to use our new HALL PASS system when they arrive. Click on the HALL PASS link for more information.
Our Fall Dance is this Friday from 6:30 - 8:00. Tickets are $5.00 for Pizza, Drink, and Dance or $2.00 for admission to Dance Only. For more info or to volunteer contact us at 973-6600 or email email@example.com.
Students will be attending grade assemblies during recess the week of September 15-19 to review our schoolwide and district expectations regarding BULLYING, HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT. Here are some of the basic highlights of the information students will be learning.
At Coleman, Bullying is:
- Purposeful behavior that intends to cause harm or distress.
- Is repeated over time.
- Occurs in a relationship where there is an imbalance of power.
At Coleman, Harassment includes:
Verbal or physical behavior that puts another person down shows hostility toward another person or group of persons based on their Race; Color; Religion; Gender; National Origin; Age;Disability; or Sexual Orientation.
At Coleman, Sexual Harassment includes:
Unwanted and unwelcome behavior which interferes with your right to an education or to participate in school activities.Sexual harassment may result from words or conduct of a sexual nature that offend, stigmatize, demean, frighten, or threaten you because of your sex. Sexual harassment may cause the target to feel uncomfortable, embarrassed or threatened. Sexual harassment can happen once or many times.
Have a Problem, Question, or Concern?
Students and parents are encouraged to contact the school administration at 973-6600 or to email them directly here: Mr. Freund Ms. Brown Mr. Sweat
We also provide special SPEAK UP lockers in each hallway for students to place anonymous tips or complaints and make use of the districts SPEAK UP anonymous tip line. You can text 'SPEAKUP' plus your tip information to CRIMES (274637) or click the SPEAKUP tab on the left of this website.
On Saturday, Sept. 13th, the Coleman Cross Country Team traveled to Trinity High School to participate in the Wild Wind Race. Our runners experienced quite a different course this time by running in a tunnel pass, crossing a creek , and finishing in the track stadium full of yelling spectators. The course was cumulatively challenging. All runners decreased their race times.
Look for our Coleman Team Tent at our next meets:
- Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Cessna Activity Center - 12345 E 21st St. North
- Monday, Sept. 22 at High Park - 2801 E. James St., Derby, Ks
- Tuesday, Sept. 23 at CCessna Activity Center - 12345 E 21st St. North
- Thursday, Oct. 2 All City Meet at Cessna Activity Center - 12345 E 21st St. North
She was nominated for the Golden Apple by a parent, who said she "sees the potential in her students, which makes them strive to do better. She sparks her students’ imagination and encourages them to be successful."
Golden Apple recipients are nominated by school staff, parents and community members to showcase their contribution to the classroom. The teacher receives $250, a pizza party for his/her classroom, a Golden Apple trophy and is featured on KAKE-TV during their 6 p.m. Saturday newscast.
To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple, click HERE.
Coleman will be honored at the KAMSA Spring Conference Luncheon on May 9, 2014.
Katie Richardson, 6th grade language arts teacher at Coleman Middle School – New Teacher, Secondary category
Kathleen C. Bastin, science teacher at Coleman Middle School – Middle School Teacher category
Click here to watch videos of the recipients in their classrooms.
During the meeting, it was announced that Bethany Lewallen and Katie Richardson will represent the district for the Kansas Horizon Award competition, which recognizes outstanding first-year teachers.
The recipients were surprised with the award at their schools on February 27 by BOE members, district leadership and members of the selection committee.
The Distinguished Classroom Teacher Awards program honors outstanding teachers who affect the quality of education in the Wichita Public Schools. Peers, building administrators or parents have nominated each of the recipients. A committee consisting of principals, assistant principals, teachers, support staff, the assistant superintendents of elementary and secondary schools and a member of United Teachers of Wichita selects the final recipients.
To view past winners, including Coleman teachers Marie Hampton, 2012, and Frances Oare, 2013, click here.
Each were asked questions about mentors, life lessons and hobbies.
The Pride of the EastSide goes live on Social Media
Parents and Guardians, you can stay uptodate with breaking news, scores, and events happening here at Coleman by following us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Twitter users can follow ColemanMiddleSchool and look for @CMSPride. You can also click https://twitter.com/CMSPride.