Commerce Schools will be continuing with the A/B Schedule the week of September 22-25 due to Ottawa County's COVID-19 red risk level. There will be no school on Monday. For further information please see the news article at https://www.commercetigers.net/article/310198?org=cps.
Dear Parents, Please checkout the news article at https://www.commercetigers.net/article/309815?org=cps for an important announcement regarding free/reduced school meals application and the U. S. Census.
Follow the link below to order your Commerce Public Schools 2020-2021 yearbook - https://yearbookforever.com/schools/commerce_high_school_buy_yearbook_315307/
Commerce Schools have been notified by the Commerce PD of an incident downtown. Our school buildings have been temporarily placed on lock-down.
Please see the news article linked below for information regarding changes to our Return to Learn Plan. https://www.commercetigers.net/article/308832?org=cps
Please go to the following link for a COVID-19 UPDATE: https://www.commercetigers.net/article/308334?org=cps
Commerce Schools Meal Order Form for the week beginning September 14, 2020. https://forms.gle/MG2EXN5AAZyhRgXm6
Commerce Public Schools will transition to distance learning the week of September 14-18 due to Ottawa County's Red Level COVID-19 risk. For additional information, please see the news article at https://www.commercetigers.net/article/305922?org=cps.
Due to the September 7 Labor Day Holiday, Group A Students will attend in person on Tuesday and Wednesday while Group B Students will attend in person on Thursday and Friday next week. https://www.commercetigers.net/article/301612?org=cps
High School Football September 4, 2020 - 7 PM Commerce Vs Galena KS - Social distancing required for all spectators. - Face coverings are highly encouraged. - For Health and Safety, only players, school personnel and officials are allowed on the field. - To help with social and physical distancing, we will be opening the track area on the curves(both ends-10 yard line to 10 yard line) for spectators to sit in lawn chairs(please stay off the grass area). -Students PreK-8 must be accompanied and stay with a parent/guardian to be admitted for the event. Printed rosters will not be available. The rosters for tonight's game can be viewed here - https://5il.co/km91 Varsity Football Admission Adults- $5 Students- $3
FYI, Oklahoma has been granted a waiver through December 31, and beginning immediately all students and children, 0-18 years of age, may receive free meals through our child nutrition program. It is still very important that you complete the free/reduced meal application. For further information or to schedule a meal pick-up for Thursday or Friday, please call Heather at 918-675-4316 x 115.
https://forms.gle/7r8rjJ24rLvbpfWs9 Time to Order Weekly Meals Again!!! Ottawa County will be Orange Level 1 again next week. Students will continue A/B schedules. Please complete the form at the link above to order meals for the week of 08/31/20 - 09/04/20. PLEASE HELP US ELIMINATE WASTE AND ONLY FILL THIS FORM OUT IF YOU WILL DEFINITELY BE PICKING UP THE MEALS YOU ARE ORDERING.
https://www.commercetigers.net/article/294308?org=cps Please click on the link above for NOTICE OF MEAL SERVICE There is a link to the MEAL ORDER FORM FOR VIRTUAL AND DISTANCE LEARNING at the bottom of the Notice of Meal Service.
https://forms.gle/YfW656wEXKJ4fbZS7 (Revised) Please help us prepare for meal service for our virtual and distance learners by completing the form linked above. Thank you, Commerce CNP Staff
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ci3BBkzfPsiuRMIbUiZEo1Aw-Suu7hwoC936zRNTiO0/edit?usp=sharing Please help us plan to provide meals for our Virtual and Distance Learning Students by Completing our Meal Order Form above. Thank you, Commerce Child Nutrition Program Staff
https://forms.gle/jjfbbp9dtewrxoUS7 Virtual school enrollment is winding down. If you haven't already enrolled and would like to enroll in Commerce Virtual School, please do so by August 3rd, 2020. We need accurate numbers to assist in our planning. If you're a Commerce resident and have transferred to another online virtual school in the past, please consider returning to Commerce Schools now that we have this option available. These are just a few of the benefits we offer over the statewide virtual schools - 1. Local teachers that are available to assist you. 2. Ability to participate in Commerce athletics, band and other extracurricular activities. 3. Tax dollars staying at home and not being shipped to for profit companies. We have already welcomed back several former Epic students, join them and reap the benefits of local education.
The Oklahoma State Dept. of Ed. has made strong recommendations to schools concerning county COVID-19 levels. Commerce Public Schools will be following these recommendations, as put out by OSDE. You can find protocols here - https://sde.ok.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Oklahoma%20Schools%20Safety%20Protocols%20Draft.pdf Ottawa county is currently at "Orange Level 1" as far as the alert system is concerned. This is calculated weekly on each Friday. You can find the weekly levels here - https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/covid-19-alert-system These numbers will be used weekly to determine what level Commerce will be using in our Return To Learn plan. Levels and CPS response will be communicated to parents through our website, Facebook, Twitter, all call and text.
https://forms.gle/5jFptBVqnyG6odvSA If you are interested in Commerce virtual school for your student(s) for the upcoming school year please apply at the link above by August 3rd.
https://ps.commercetigers.net/public/ Commerce Parents - Only 50% of 2020-2021 student enrollment forms have been completed. If you have not completed yours, please log in to your PARENT PowerSchool account and select FORMS to complete all enrollment forms for your child. If you do not have your login credentials, email your name and children's names to email@example.com and they'll be sent to you.
https://5il.co/igw0 Commerce Schools Releases 2020-2021 Return to Learn Plan. Follow the link above to view the plan.
https://5il.co/igw0 Commerce Schools Releases 2020-2021 Return to Lean Plan. Follow the link above to view the plan.
https://forms.gle/Gp5qfSmtYLXLFjc2A Parents/Guardians - Please complete this survey for all students in your household to assist us in getting accurate and up to date data for the upcoming school year.
Attn Students that are Cherokee Nation Citizens - Follow this link for Cherokee Nation education assistance info. Deadline is 08/07/20. https://forms.zohopublic.com/cherokeenation/form/CherokeeNationCOVID19Education/formperma/Y_DQuX5UMalY8gTdclUj78r3zMJkBAptFgEmLTRe38c
Parents - All returning students have to be re-enrolled in Commerce Schools yearly. This year we've moved all enrollment forms inside of your powerschool login for your ease. Please log in to your parent account and select forms on the left. There are 9 online forms to complete for returning students. It should take you less then 10 minutes to complete the forms. Please complete the enrollment forms for all of your students in your parent login. If you login and the screen looks like the picture attached you need to complete the forms for that student. Blue Leaves = You need to complete this form Green or Yellow Leaves = You have completed that form. If you do not have your parent login simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll provide you with your login credentials. Our powerschool web address is https://ps.commercetigers.net/public/home.html
https://forms.gle/Lo1ZNYvcdbWevPzy5 Beginning July 1 we will have 2 pickup days for free breakfast and lunch available at Alexander Elementary School from 10:45 am - 12 PM. The pickup days will be Monday and Wednesday weekly. On Monday students will receive Monday and Tuesday's food. On Wednesday students will receive Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday's food. We need to have a count for how many meals to make each day. If you plan on picking up please complete this survey.
Commerce Parents - Please assist us in our planning for the 2020-2021 school year by completing the short survey at the following link - https://forms.gle/VzUK1XG8HPUJz7mW9 Thank you for your participation.
LAST CHANCE TODAY 10am-2pm - School Property Check in/Personal Property Pickup. Please return all school property and pick up your personal belongings.
School Property Check in/Personal Property Pickup is happening NOW. Please return all school property and pick up your things. We'll be there until 6 pm today and 10-2 tomorrow.
Reminder - Check in school property and pick up your personal property at all 3 school sites this Tuesday and Wednesday. 10am-6pm on Tuesday and 10am - 2pm on Wednesday.
REMINDER - Mandatory School Property Return (Including Chromebooks) and Personal Property Pickup All CPS property including Chromebooks, chargers, library books, textbooks, and activity equipment must be returned. The replacement fees for a Chromebook charger is $25 and Chromebook is $200. These replacement fees can be paid during our drop off days. The district will have a drop off setup to return Chromebooks at CMS and CHS and any other school property. AES will have cafeteria windows open and labeled to turn in school property and receive personal property. We will ask that you return school property and then move to the separate lines to pick up personal property including grade cards and award certificates. All athletic equipment will be returned to the back door of the coaches office. Coaches will be available to check your gear in. Track fundraiser apparel will be available for pickup in the coaches office as well. DATES AND TIME: May 19th from 10am - 6pm & May 20 from 10am - 2pm
I am reminding everyone, even though school is out for the summer, we are still serving meals at the same times and locations.
Dear Tiger Family/Community, You are invited to help us recognize and congratulate our Seniors this coming Sunday afternoon. Since we have had to postpone your “Traditional Graduation” until June 28th, we would like to honor our Seniors by having a Senior Parade beginning at the High School this Sunday, May 3, at 4:00 p.m. This was the scheduled date and time for our postponed graduation ceremony. The Senior Parade will leave the High School shortly after 4:00 p.m. and follow the following route. Parade Path (led by the Commerce Fire/Police Departments): 1. Starting at Commerce High School traveling East on Doug Furnas Blvd., 2. Turn left/North on Mickey Mantle Blvd., 3. Turn left/West on 6th Street to pass by Alexander Elementary School, 4. Turn left/South on Main Street, 5. Turn left/East on Commerce Street, Seniors will be announced as they pass by the Superintendent’s Office on Commerce Street Continue past Commerce Middle School 6. Ending at the Tiger Stop. Please line the parade route with your signs (optional) to show your support and Tiger Pride for our graduating Seniors.
Parents and Guardians - 2020-2021 Course Requests are now available in PowerSchool for all 5th-11th grade students. Please assist us in getting your students course requests put in as soon as possible. Don't let your student wait and miss out on the electives that fill up first. Thank you for your assistance.
Commerce Schools is reminding parents and students of our virtual office hours service. We're adjusting teacher open office hours this week. All teachers will be available every morning from 10am-Noon, for video conference and other times by appointment. If you have a question or would like to speak with a teacher please use this available service. Your students have the link to every teacher in a document in their Google Drive. If you would like a copy of the links for yourself please email me at email@example.com and I will send it to you.
Yearbooks are on sale for $35 until May 8. You can order online by going to yearbookforever.com or you can mail a check to the central office, 500 Commerce Street, and writing attention: yearbook on the envelope. Also, senior tribute ads can be purchased for $60 or $90 by contacting Mrs. Rhodes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents your students were emailed a list of zoom links for their teachers virtual office hours yesterday. All teachers will be available every morning from 9am-11am, for video conference and other times by appointment. High School teachers will also be available 1pm-3pm. If you have a question or would like to speak with a teacher please use this available service. If you would like a copy of the links for yourself please email me at email@example.com and I will send it to you.
Parents and Students - If you're participating in the zoom try out today, 4/4/2020, from 1:00-2:30 please go to the students school email to get the link. Zoom changed some security settings since my message yesterday and they now require passwords for meetings. The link I sent everyone in their email has the password included. Just click the link and you'll be directed to the meeting tryout.
Parents and Students - There will be one last zoom meeting trial window from 1:00-2:30 pm on Saturday, April 4th. If you have not tried your student Chromebook or home device and want to before Monday, please take advantage of this time. It is short, come and go, if you can see and hear me on Zoom when you arrive you're good to go for Monday. You can click around in zoom to become familiar with it and then leave. If you have issues we can work through them at that time. If you have issues and can't talk to me on zoom you can phone my cell at 918-541-0933. The meeting link is - https://zoom.us/j/7846646553 Thanks, Coach Moss Go Tigers!
Coach Moss will be having virtual office hours from 1:30-2:30 today, April 1, 2020, in Zoom. This is for students to try out their chromebook or home device and make sure they're able to access their teachers using zoom next week. Please reboot your chromebook before trying. It is not required, but a chance to make sure it's working well for you. If you tried it yesterday there is no need to go again today. Here is the link - https://zoom.us/j/7846646553
Students/Parents - I will have a zoom virtual office open from 2 pm to 3 pm today if you would like to come in and see if your chromebook is ready to go for next week. Go to this link to try- https://zoom.us/j/7846646553
Commerce Parents and Students - Please assist us in our planning by completing this survey for each student in your household - https://forms.gle/TXswSqLXSuLLAAtS6 Thank you for your assistance!
Commerce Parents and Students - Please assist us in our planning by completing this survey for each student in your household - https://forms.gle/TXswSqLXSuLLAAtS6 Thank you for your assistance!
Commerce schools will be providing free meals for children aged 0-18 during the COVID-19 school closings. Please complete the survey at the following link if you're planning on receiving meals - https://forms.gle/wU1fCY3SszB8bE5f9
Online Academic Resources Available - We have created a website that links to websites Commerce Public Schools subscribes to for our students as well as free academic resources. It's available here - https://www.commercetigers.net/o/cps/page/academic-websites--2
Please visit this page for the COVID19 info and district updates. There's also a link to Frequently Asked Questions and answers that we'll be updated as the situation develops - https://www.commercetigers.net/o/cps/page/covid-19--43
All activities for Commerce students the week of March 16-20 have been canceled. Enjoy spring break and stay healthy.
Oklahoma State Testing Study Guides Now Available - The state of Oklahoma has released their state testing study guides. We have posted all of the study guides to our website here - http://commerceok.apptegy.us/o/cps/page/oklahoma-state-testing-study-guides Parents, your students will benefit from you going over these guides with them. You can also read and follow instructions to get access to your child's state testing scores online.
Alexander Elementary's Students of the Month for February are Daniel Ramirez and Jaylyn Alejandro. Daniel is in Mrs. Moore's second grade class and his parents are Jose "Reyes" Ramirez and Ciarra Millard. Jaylyn Alejandro is in Mrs. Earll's third grade class. Her parents are Clarissa and Angel Alejandro. Congratulations to both of these outstanding students!
ATTENTION PARENTS! You are invited to attend our English as a second language meeting for ELs. We will be going over the English Language Academic Plan (ELAP) made for each student. Information on our annual test (ACCESS) will be available. This is a great time for questions about our program. Please join us! Where: Elementary Cafeteria When: Thursday, February 27 Time: 5 PM
Commerce Schools gives a big shout out to Ketchum High Schools’ basketball teams and cheerleaders for honoring our student, Francisco Gonzalez, who recently passed away by wearing t-shirts with Francisco’s name and soccer number at last night’s makeup basketball games. They presented the t-shirts to the Commerce cheerleaders and teams along with a donation for the Gonzalez family after the games. Thank you for your love and support!
Commerce Public Schools will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, February 17, 2020 from 3:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. and on Thursday, February 19, 2020 from 3:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. Students will be dismissed on Friday, February 20.
There will be no school in Commerce Thursday, or Friday. Thursday due to weather conditions and Friday so that our students and staff can attend Francisco Gonzalez's Memorial Service.
Let's hear it for January's students of the month at Alexander Elementary. On the left is Shantall Padron from Mrs. Bell's 5th grade class. Shantall's parents are Juan and Sarai Padron. To the right is Zella Leeds. Zella is in Mrs. Earll's third grade class. Zella's parents are Dustin and Dami Leeds.
All basketball games scheduled at CHS for tomorrow, January 11th, have been moved to Saturday, February 1st. Please be careful with the weather moving in.
Congratulations to Alexander Elementary's December Students of the Month! Pictured on the left is Kylie Cossairt. Kylie is in Mrs. Darr's Pre-K class. Her parents are Gregory and Krysti Cossairt. Pictured on the right is Izzy Roberts. Izzy is in Mrs. Rushing's fifth grade class. Her mom is Sharron Roberts. Keep up the good work!
I am letting you know that there will be no school at Commerce Public Schools today. Thank you and have a great day.
Alexander Elementary is celebrating November's Students of the Month. On the left is Daisy Osborne from Mrs. Moore's second grade class. Daisy's parents are Kayla and Devan Tiffany. Daisy's grandmother is Candy Hogan. On the right from Mrs. Ogle's Kindergarten class is Aidan Walden. Aiden's parents are Christopher and Jamie Walden. Congratulations to you both!
Commerce Public Schools will hold its annual EL Parents/Stakeholders meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm in the elementary school cafeteria. All parents and family members of EL students, as well as interested community members are invited to attend. We will discuss our EL program, disseminate EL activity information, and hold a time for questions and answers.
Congratulations to October's students of the month. On the left is Kae'ona Daggs. She is in Mrs. Sharp's first grade class. Kae'ona's parents are Karry and Rachel Daggs. On the right is Carter Beckwith. Carter is in Mrs. Moore's second grade class. His parents are Jordan Beckwith and Brandy Grider. Keep up the good work!
We are excited to announce Club Comet!! Club Comet is an after-school program available to all Alexander Elementary and Commerce Middle School students. CC offers nutritious after-school meals/snacks, homework help, fun academics, and many enriching activities and clubs. We will be beginning on Wednesday, October 9. If you would like your child to attend, applications must be turned in. You may request an application from your child’s teacher or at the office. If you have any questions about the program, contact the director at the number listed below. Hours: 3:20—5:30 pm.
GREAT NEWS - Commerce Public Schools After School program is back! The program will begin on Wednesday August 21. Hours will be from 3:20-5:30
Welcome back to school and congratulations to our August, 2019 students of the month! On the left is Adalee Glenn from Mrs. Hayes first grade class. Adalee's parents are Glenn Adalee and Ashley Robertson. On the right is Gavin Hart from Mrs. Earll's third grade class. Gavin's parents are Michael and Teresa Hart.
***NEARLY 70% OF OUR STUDENTS HAVE BEEN REGISTERED ONLINE ALREADY. YOU'RE DOING GREAT TIGER PARENTS!*** Online School Registration is here. To register your kids for Alexander Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year, click here - https://www.familyid.com/alexander-elementary-school-registration To register your kids for Commerce Middle School and/or Commerce High School for the 2019-2020 school year, click here - https://www.familyid.com/commerce-high-school-middle-school-registration Once your 6th-12th grade students are registered for school you can register them for the sports they'd like to play in the upcoming school year. If you have issues/questions feel free to call FamilyID support at 888.800.5583 and they'll be glad to help you get your registrations complete.
Online Registration is here!! CMS and CHS - https://www.familyid.com/organizations/commerce-high-school-middle-school-registration AES - https://www.familyid.com/organizations/alexander-elementary-school-registration
OSSAA Mandatory Dead Period is from Saturday, June 29th - Sunday July 7th. Summer workouts will continue on July 8th. Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!