Middle School Parent Preview Night at CMSE, 6:30 pm @ Chaska Middle School East
Feb 1 @ 4:52 pm – 5:52 pm

Welcome 5th Grade Parents & Guardians!

We are excited to share some important information regarding your 5th grade students transition to Chaska Middle School East! In this letter you will find information about 6th Grade Registration, Transition Night & See Us Live.

The middle school counselors will be visiting VES on Wednesday, January 24th and JES on Monday, January 29th. During this meeting we will have the opportunity to give them a virtual tour of our building, go over their class schedule, discuss the exciting course offerings and answer all of their burning questions. They will be bringing home their registration materials to go over with you after we present. Please have your child bring the completed registration form to their homeroom teacher no later than Thursday, February 8th.

Mark your calendar for an opportunity to attend our Transition Night for the 2018-2019 CMSE 6th Grade Parents (students do not need to attend):

Location: Chaska Middle School East

Join us on Thursday, February 1st starting at 6:30 pm for an orientation to CMSE.

Topics that will be addressed include:

  •       Transition to middle school from elementary
  •        Class options and other basic information about CMSE
  •       2 pathways: Discover and Endeavor
  •        PTO, Deep Portage, and WEB


Please join us at CMSE on Monday, February 5th and Tuesday, February 6th at 10:15 am to SEE US LIVE.


See Us Live is an opportunity for incoming 6th grade parents and guardians to learn more about our Endeavor and Discover models and see the similarities and differences to help you as a family plan for a smooth transition to middle school. During the 75 minute See Us Live, parents will be visiting classrooms, talking with teachers and have time to ask questions.


Please RSVP by Friday, February 2nd using this link to let us know you will be attending. When you arrive at CMSE, please just check in at the main office. If you have any questions about See Us Live please feel free to contact the main office at 952.556.7600.


We are excited to meet you and your son/daughter in these upcoming months! Feel free at any time to contact us during this process with questions you may have.


CMSE School Counselor,

Bridget Borner – 952-556-7633/bornerb@district112.org


5th Grade Parent Preview Night @ Chaska Middle School East
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fifth Grade Parent Prevew Night at Chaska Middle School East, 6:30 pm.

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