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Stampeders Hoop it up at CLMS


All of the students and staff at Chestermere Lake Middle School (CLMS) had something to cheer about on Thursday, March. 13 as the Calgary Stampeders Basketball team squared off against the Grades 7, 8 & 9 Boys and Girls Lakers during a fun basketball pep rally. For over two decades, the Football Club has been visiting school gymnasiums in and around Calgary, giving youngsters the chance to go head-to-head with professional athletes during the off-season. This is the second year they visited the CLMS. Stamps players Jabari Arthur, Corey Mace and Charleston Hughes showed off their skills on the court […]

CLMS Fine Arts’ Night Wows Crowds


On March 13th, the Chestermere Lake Middle School had a Fine Arts’ Night. Featuring many different means of artistic expression, parents and students came to support participants, and also had the opportunity to take part in a Silent Auction.

The night was opened with the silent auction, which was featured in the school library. From items ranging from jewelry to paintings, auctioneers had the opportunity to bid money for the items which the school used in it’s fundraising for a cause. “The purpose of our fundraising is because we are wanting to build a school in Sierra Leone,” Lauren Millett, a […]

Middle School Students Teach Canadian History to Community


On Thursday, February 27th, 2014, The Chestermere Lake Middle School (CLMS) Grade 7 humanities classes along with teachers Clara Chan and Aja Coe hosted a Canadian History Fair that included presentations to help educate residents of Chestermere about some of the important events in Canadian history. They prepared presentations that focused on cultural contact during the exploration and colonization’s eras in Canadian history. According to Aja Coe, students were encouraged to use visuals such as posters, skit/play, power point, models, puzzles, pictures and video to teach their audience in a variety of formats. All projects also included an oral presentation. […]

Terry Fox Legacy Lives On At Chestermere Lake Middle School

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Terry Fox’s dream to raise money for cancer research has inspired people all across Canada to participate in what was started 33 years ago. For Chestermere Lake Middle School this year’s run held on September 13 was the 13th consecutive year they have invited the students to participate in the event. “This has become a part of our history – CLMS has participated since it opened in 2000″ says the school’s principal, Tammy Rahn. For Grade 7 Teacher, Andrew Kunz, this is an important occasion. “Cancer has always been a big part of my fundraising efforts, with numerous friends and […]

Chestermere Middle School Year End Play a Smash


Peter Pan has been playing in Neverland since 1902 when he was created by Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie and made an appearance again on the stage at Chestermere Lake Middle School. And for someone who is 101 years old he still looks as boyish as ever. The school’s drama club performed the classic Peter Pan for two dinner theatres and one matinee last week. Over the past months students have been working long and hard to bring the project to fruition under the direction of Mr. Bolze and Mrs. Witte. As always there were many teachers and students […]

On Line Safety Talk at Chestermere Middle School


CHESTERMERE – Cathy McDonald, a Constable from the Calgary Police Service, gave a presentation concerning ON LINE SAFETY to an interested group of parents and students on October 16 at the Chestermere Middle School. I think most people, including me, were astounded to find out the amount of privacy people unknowingly give away on the internet. Slide after slide in the presentation showed the group the many ways businesses and fraudsters can acquire and manipulate personal data and retrieve valuable information from unsuspecting and passive internet users. Rocky View School Trustee Bev Lapeare assembled a team of computer guru’s to […]

On Line Safety Seminar


CHESTERMERE – An Online Safety and Cyber Awareness seminar is being held on October 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Chestermere Lake Middle School. The 2 hour seminar is open to all residents in the in the area including Langdon, Indus and Chestermere. When Bev LaPeare isn’t climbing mountains (remember Kilimanjaro) she is hard at work as the Ward 2 Trustee for Rocky View Schools. LaPeare uses a computer in her work day as many of us do also. Programs like Word or spreadsheets are all too common to adults and students of all ages. Other social media programs […]

Food for Thought Donation is Nutz


CHESTERMERE – It seems like the Car Nutz Show and Shine Vice President Paul Graham doesn’t like money. That is to say he doesn’t like money sitting in his clubs bank account so he likes to give it away – to charities. Paul and his team of car lovers put on their annual event (this was the 11th year) and the proceeds go into the bank, but not for long. He was astounded to find out how many kids in Chestermere go to school each day without the nutritional fuel to feed their brains and bodies. Prior to early 1990 […]

The Truth About Drugs presentation leaves an impact


CHESTERMERE –On Thursday, March 1, Dwayne Peace of the Dare to Care program visited Chestermere Lake Middle School to give a presentation about drugs awareness, specifically aimed toward parents. Around 50 people attended the event, where Peace talked about the kinds of drugs that are found in every community, what they are and how they work, and the risks involved with each. However, instead of just simply reinforcing that drugs are bad and that kids should stay away from them, Peace spoke to the parents about the right way to talk to their kids about drugs, how to deal with […]

Young athletes shine in swimming trials


CHESTERMERE – Two 14-year-old Chestermere Lake Middle School students traveled to Edmonton this past month to compete at the Alberta Age Group Trials. The trials were held from February 24 to 27, and featured 13 and 14-year-old athletes in a number of different events. Stephanie Churcher, who swims at the Nose Creek Swim Association, and Shelby Taubert of the Calgary Patriots, were the two local competitive swimmers who attended the event. Churcher and Taubert brought home a total of five medals between the two of them, dominating their respective events. With their success and gold medal performances, both swimmers have […]

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