Chaney Middle School

Chaney Middle School

Mission Statement:
Throughout the use of evidence based instructional practices, strong relationshi

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Have you bought your tickets for our Dance Department’s Winter Showcase? There’s still time, and we promise you won’t want to miss it! They are only $5, and they can be purchased in our main office between 7:45am and 3:15pm. Just ask our lovely secretaries, and they’ll be sure to help you out.

We’ll see you at Chaney High School on December 13 @ 6pm. 🎄

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 12/04/2023

Our Chaney Middle boys’ and girls’ basketball teams kick off their season tonight with a triple header at Heartland Christian. The girls play at 5pm with the boys to follow at 7pm. Please plan to support our scholar athletes this season! Go Cowboys!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 12/04/2023

Of course, we can’t forget to recognize our staff members! For November, congratulations to Teacher of the Month, Mr. Harper. He runs our band program and does an outstanding job! Congratulations to our Support Staff Member of the Month, Ms. Williams, who is our 7th grade school counselor! She has been wearing many hats this school year, and she doesn’t miss a beat to make sure the scholars have what they need.

Both of these staff members show continued dedication and commitment everyday at CMS. Thank you for being you!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 12/04/2023

We are so happy to announce our November Scholar of the Month nominees and winners! It’s always a good day when we get to recognize our amazing, hard-working scholars.

Here are our winners for November:

6th Grade
Doc’Tavious Marshall
Destiny Diaz

7th Grade
Lia Graves
Brandon Ortiz

8th Grade
Azariah Franklin
Lamar Gardner

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 12/01/2023

On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of listening to Willie Spears. He spoke to each grade level about their choices, their future plans, and respect. We look forward to welcoming him back in the future!


Mark your calendar! Youngstown City Schools, in partnership with the NAACP Youngstown, is sponsoring a Community Resource Fair on Saturday, December 9, from 11 AM -3 PM at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (Main) 305 Wick Ave. Thanks for sharing!


Picture retakes will be held tomorrow, 11/29.


What better way to bring in the Christmas season than joining the Chaney Middle & High School Dance Department for their Winter Showcase?

This year, we will be selling tickets for $5 each. They can be purchased at both Chaney Middle & Chaney High schools’ main offices during their respective school hours only. Children ages 2 and under are free if they’re sitting on someone’s lap, but if sitting in a chair a ticket must be purchased. Please contact our main office for further information. Tickets are on sale starting today, Monday November 27!

Come experience the gift of holiday music, holiday cheer and fun for the whole family to enjoy 🎄❤️✨

Doors open at 5:30-5:45 PM
Show starts at 6:00 PM

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 11/21/2023

Today, we had our first PBIS incentive of the year. Chaney High School was gracious enough to loan us their gym for our Student vs. Staff volleyball game. The scholars did their best, but the staff took home the win! We’re looking forward to a rematch in the future.


Please mark your calendars! There will be no school for scholars from Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24, for a Compensatory Day and the Thanksgiving Holiday.


We are excited to tell you about an amazing and FREE opportunity for our families. This program is not just for our scholars, but for every person that lives in your household. Please visit our website and click the links to review the information about this great program that can assist our families in countless ways, such as lowering utility bills, getting prescriptions, receiving free technology, etc. you can click the QR code to scan it and begin the process of seeing which packages you qualify for. The package or packages that you qualify for will be shipped directly to your house each month. Again, this program is free and to be a part of it you must have insurance.

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 11/08/2023

Celebrating our First-Generation graduates at Chaney Middle today!


CMS Important Alert: Reminder this Thursday, 11/9/23 is Parent-Teacher Conferences from 3:30pm - 9pm. Contact the main office to reserve a time slot to meet with a teacher. Those that attend/schedule a conference will receive free giveaways. FinalForms support will be provided to complete the required forms.


Please mark your calendars! There will be an Early Release Day for scholars on Friday, November 10, for the end of the first nine weeks. Scholars will leave school two hours early this day.


Dear Parent or Caregiver, we want to learn your thoughts about children walking and biking to school. This survey will take about 5 - 10 minutes to complete. Follow the link below. We ask that each family complete only one survey per school your children attend. If more than one child attends the same school, please fill out the survey for the child with the next birthday from today’s date. Your responses will be kept confidential, and neither your name nor your child’s name will be associated with any results. Thanks for sharing!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 11/01/2023

Another round of celebrations! We want to shoutout our October Staff Members of the Month! Mrs. Polley is one of our 8th grade intervention specialists, and Mr. Matlock is our youth advocate! Both have shown so much passion and dedication to the scholars and staff, and we want them to know that we appreciate the work they put in everyday at Chaney Middle. Congratulations! 🎉❤️

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 10/31/2023

Halloween @ Chaney Middle!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 10/30/2023

As we wrap up October, we want to announce our Scholar of the Month nominees along with our winners! These scholars were all chosen by their teachers for following our 3 Universal Expectations and going above and beyond everyday! We are always excited to celebrate our amazing scholars at Chaney Middle School!

Congratulations to our winners:

Sha’lyn Jarrell
Jayden Dubois
Isabelle Campbell
Leonel Simaliza Ramirez
Ja’Nese Agee-Wingo
Anthony Parks

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 10/27/2023

Last evening, we had our first Literacy Night of the year! It was a spooky-themed time full of fun and quick info. We look forward to seeing more of our families throughout the year at our events.


Please come join us for a night of fun.


Just a reminder—The original calendar has Wednesday as a PD day, however, with the revised calendar, October 25th is no longer a Professional Development Day, and there is school. Thanks for sharing!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 10/19/2023

We love when our Chaney Football seniors pay us a visit! Looking forward to seeing them tomorrow night! ❤️🏈


For any 7th and 8th grade ladies interested in playing basketball this season, there will be open gyms this week on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 4-6pm and Friday, Oct. 20 from 5-7pm at Volney Elementary!


A reminder that TOMORROW is picture day!

Picture Day will be October 11. We can’t wait to see those bright smiles!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 10/10/2023

A few moments from the amazing Markus Mcfolling! He came in and spoke to each grade level about life choices and the reality of how any moment, our lives can change. He’ll be with us over the course of the school year, and we are so excited to work with him and his team! If you want to hear what Mr. McFolling touched on today, you can take a look at our posted video from our live this morning on our page!


Special Guest Speaker Markus Mcfolling


Please mark your calendar. There will be NO SCHOOL for YCSD scholars on Friday, October 13, for NEOEA Day. Thanks for sharing!


We love to see our scholars share their Cowboy Pride, but they will need to be accompanied by an adult to ALL Chaney High School sporting events going forward! Thank you!


Please note that September 27 is no longer a professional development day. Scholars will have school. An updated calendar will be shared with families soon. Thanks for sharing!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 09/21/2023

It was a great night for some Cowboy football!


Picture Day will be October 11. We can’t wait to see those bright smiles!

Photos from Chaney Middle School's post 09/18/2023

Welcoming our scholars back to the building with grade level meetings! We are so excited and HOPEFUL for the 2023-24 school year!


If your scholar receives transportation, please check their updated busing information on the E-link parent portal or Progress Book. Routes may have been changed and adjusted, and pick-up times may differ from a month ago. Visit the transportation department web page for more information at Thanks for sharing!


We are excited to welcome our scholars and teachers back to the classroom on Monday, September 18. Additional information will be forthcoming from the district.


Here is a picture of the updated transportation information.


Families, please stop by the building from 10am-7pm today, August 23, and tomorrow, August 24, to pick up your scholar’s Chromebook!

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William Holmes McGuffey Elementary

William Holmes McGuffey is home to grades Pre-K thru 8th.
Located at 310 South Schenley, on the West Side of Youngstown

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