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Colin Powell Middle School


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PSAT 8/9 Assessment

(8th grade students only)
On October 25, 2017, 8th grade students will take the PSAT 8/9 assessment. Data collected from the assessment will help schools identify students likely to succeed in Honors and Advance Placement high school courses. It will also help students determine what they need to work on most so that they’re ready for college when they graduate from high school. Once the tests are scored results will be mailed to the homes of the students.
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Bus Bulletin

For District 159 bus routes, Paige Bus is using Bus Bulletin notification system to notify parents and students when there are bus delays and schedule changes.  If you would like to receive instant notifications when delays or incidents affect your child’s bus, please register with Bus Bulletin.
There is no cost for this service.
Registration is simple and fast.
You can choose to receive text messages, phone calls, and e-mails.
All contact information is stored securely and will not be shared or sold - your privacy is protected.
For more information, or to sign-up and start receiving notifications, please visit:
(Click Register at the top to begin)
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High school Algebra program for 8th grade students

ESD 159 has collaborated with Rich Township High School 227 in an effort to provide a high school Algebra program for 8th grade students. Students in the 80th percentile or higher on their Fall Math NWEA were selected to participate in the program. The program is taught at Colin Powell Middle School by Ms. Washington and is held Mondays – Fridays from 7:00AM – 7:50AM. Students who successfully complete the program will receive high school credit that will carry over to Rich 227 upon their 8th grade graduation.
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