CHS Music Department Presents Newsies!:
The Camden High School music department presented this years Musical, Newsies, on Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd.
The show was produced by Mrs. Kimberly Bird with Mrs. Heather Serway as musical director. Ms. Dee Dee Knapp Brody lended her choreography expertise with Mr. Dylan Isom assisting with choreography! Mrs. Michaele Morehouse directed the pit of talented high school and community musicians. The costumes were made by Mrs. Sue Teelin and Ms. Diane Lundrigan along with high school students. Mr. Steve Keller is worked hard to design a very unique set and Mrs. Amy Andrews made sure that our set was colorful. Mrs. Kimberly Dean was in charge of fundraising and selling the tickets to the show. This is just to name a few of the hard working dedicated students, faculty ...
"I Don't Care if the Rain Comes Down":
Led by Mr. Jerome, students in Mrs. Runfola’s 3rd Grade class learned to perform “I Don’t Care If The Rain Comes Down” on the xylophone. They worked in groups to decode the note names, learn the music, practice, and decide who would perform each part. Not only did they play well, but they also did an excellent job working together and taking turns.
Click here for a video of their performance.
5th Grade Celebrates 1000th Day of School!:
On Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Willson's and Mrs. Shippee's 5th grade math students celebrated their 1000th day of school [(5 x 180) + 100 = 1000] with fun hats, treats, and an Escape Room activity that Mrs. Willson created.
CMS Holds Annual Science Fair:
Congratulations to all participants of the Camden Middle School Science Fair that was held on February 13th. The winners are as follows:
People's Choice Award: Rylee Smith with Colors: Sink or Float?
3rd place - Kylie Tennant with Bubble Gum
2nd place - Bella Keller with Biolpastic
1st place - Lucas Van Allen with Popcorn
People's Choice Award: Mackenzie Keil with Construction Destruction
3rd place - Thomas Potter with It's Not Magic
2nd place - Landon Wiedemann with Bubbly Blast Bubble Gum
1st place - Ellie Hite with Erosion
People's Choice Award: Eric Sommerville with Acid Rain
3rd place - Kyle Halbritter and Ryan Leos with Extracting Iron from Different Types of Cereal
2nd place ...
Camden Senior Night for Boys Basketball and Cheerleaders:
Senior Night for Boys Basketball and Cheerleading was held on Friday, February 8, 2019.
Senior Cheerleaders honored were:
Senior Basketball Players honored were:
Franklin Crowford IV
For more pictures from Senior Night, please click here.
Camden Girls Basketball Senior Night:
On Monday, February 4th, the three seniors on the Girls Basketball Team were honored. The three ladies are:
Thank you for your dedication to our school and athletics!
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Camden Girls Volleyball Senior Night:
The Girls Varsity Volleyball team beat Central Valley Academy 3-1 on Senior Night where seven seniors were honored:
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Camden Science Olympiad Heads to States!:
The Regional Science Olympiad Competition was held on Saturday, January 26th at LeMoyne College. Overall, Camden earned a 5th place spot, which qualified them for the State Competition. The State Competition will be held on March 15th and 16th at LeMoyne College. Congratulations and Good Luck!
Click here for more pictures of the Regional Competition!
Camden Boys Bowling Senior Night:
Camden Boys Bowling celebrated senior night vs Central Valley Academy. The Camden seniors who were recognized were Zach Deloach, Kelly Wishart and MacDougal Young. Thank you for your dedication and all the hard work you have put in. Click here for more pictures from Senior Night.
Camden Girls Bowling Senior Night:
The girls bowling team celebrated senior night on Tuesday evening. Thank you to Camden Senior Girls Bowlers Erin Bourgeois and Amber Watkins for all of their dedication to the Camden Bowling team. Click here for pictures of senior night.
Senior Night for Wrestling:
On January 17th the Camden Varsity Wrestling Team took on Whitesboro with a final score win
of 63-18. It was Senior Night as well, and Camden Honored the Following wrestlers and their families:
Please click here for more pictures of Senior Night.
CMS Holds Annual Spelling Bee:
The 5th Annual Camden Middle School Scripps Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Parents, classmates, friends, and family joined together to cheer on over seventy middle school students in grades 5 - 8 as they competed round after round for over two hours. At the end of the competition, seventh graders Abby Farnsworth and Marley Hilliker tied for third place, seventh grader Lindsay Melancon finished in second, and after spelling the winning word "frippery" correctly, sixth grader Hannah Cere was crowned as this year's CMS Spelling Bee Champion. Congratulations to all students and thank you to everyone involved as well as our sponsors, Mystic Stamp Company and Tops Friendly Market!
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CHS Students Compete in CNY Scholastic Art Competition:
Every year, students from Camden High School submit a select number of artworks to the CNY Scholastic Art Competition.
Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted more than 330,000 original works last year in 29 different categories of art and writing.
This year, at the regional level, there were thousands of entries from more than 90 Central New York area school districts. Four students from Camden have received awards in this very prestigious ...
5th Graders go "around the world" to learn about holidays:
On December 20th, several 5th grade homerooms traveled throughout the building to different classrooms. This was part of their annual "Holidays Around the World" event. Each classroom taught the traditions of different country or winter celebrations. Countries of study included Mexico, Germany, France, Holland, and China. A bonus stop discussing the origins of traditional Christmas carols was also included.
CMS Teacher Awarded Grant to Expand Classroom Library:
CMS Teacher Tara Baker was awarded a grant for $500 from Ther Rome Teachers Federal Credit Union to purchase books for her reading classroom library. Books were selected based on a "wish list" created by Mrs. Baker's students.
On December 7th, 2018, Mrs. Baker's students, Mr. Harrington, and Mrs. DerCola participated in a Book Reveal Party to preview and sign out the books. Click here for more pictures of this exciting event!
Dollar General Gives CCSD $60,000:
On Friday, December 21st, Camden Elementary, Camden Middle, and Camden High School were each presented with a check for $20,000 to use towards literacy initiatives. On hand from Dollar General to present the donation were Matt Abernathy, Regional Director, Jason Brink, District Manager, Mindy Robiner-Kling, Canastota Dollar General, Heather Conway, Constantia Dollar General, and Julie Hinman, Taberg Dollar General.
Camden Middle School Presents Elf Jr.:
On Friday, December 14th, and Saturday, December 15th, the Camden Middle School Music Department presented Elf the Musical Jr. Click here to see pictures of Buddy the Elf's journey!