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David R. Cawley Middle School

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2017 New Hampshire Middle School of the Year

  • Matthew Benson


  • Brad Largy

    Assistant Principal

David R. Cawley Middle School

  • Drama Club Audition Announcement

    Date: August 21, 2018

    The CMS Drama Club will hold auditions for the fall production of "The Headless Horseman" on Friday, September 7 from 2:45 - 4:30pm in the Chorus room. The show will take place on Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. All interested students should sign-up outside of the chorus room by Friday, August 31, and will receive an audition information and preparation packet to share with their parents at that time. Please email Mrs. Gatzoulis ( with any questions or if you would like to sign up before the first day of school.

  • PSAT 8/9 Change in Deadline to Sign Up

    Date: August 21, 2018

    The date to sign up for the PSAT 8/9 has changed to August 26, 2018  This is a result of the timeline to order test booklets for the students.  If you are interested in having your son/daughter take the PSAT 8/9 please sign up using this link PSAT 8/9 Sign UP by August 26, 2018. There is no school on September 28, as a result of a teacher workshop day. The PSAT testing will begin at 8:30 am and end approximately at 11:00 am. The test is optional and not required by Cawley Middle School or any receiving high school.

  • Fall Sports Info

    Date: August 20, 2018

    Fall sports will be starting the week of September 4. Please see specific dates and times for each sport below. Students must complete the forms in the athletic handbook and bring them to the coach on the first day the team meets. A current physical must be on file with the nurse before a student can participate in athletics. A physical done after September 1, 2017 is current. Girls & Boys Soccer Tryouts: Will start Tuesday, 9/4 after school ending at 4:30. Cross Country: Practices will start Wednesday, 9/5 after school ending at 3:30 Girls Field Hockey: Informational meeting on Thursday 9/6 after school in room...

  • PSAT 8/9 Assessment

    Date: August 15, 2018

    On September 28, 2018 Cawley Middle School will provide 8th grade students with the opportunity to take the PSAT 8/9 assessment. The PSAT 8/9 is an assessment that students take in preparation for taking the SAT in high school that colleges use as part of the application process. The PSAT will measure what students already know in reading, writing and language, and math. The results will also provide students with skills they need to work on in order to be successful in college. If you would like more information about the PSAT please click on the link College Board who...

  • Low Cost Internet Access for Low Income Families

    Date: August 13, 2018

    Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program for low-income Americans. It provides low-cost, high-speed Internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax; the option to purchase an Internet-ready computer for under $150; and multiple options to access free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person. For more information, or to apply for the program, go to or call 1-855-846-8376. Spanish-only speakers can call 1-855-765-6995. Click here to read the full press release.

  • Open House

    Date: August 01, 2018

    Dear Parents/Guardian: In order to make immediate contact with parents, open house will be on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. The schedule is as follows: 5:45 – 6:00 pm: All parents meet in the gymnasium for a brief presentation by administration. Access to classrooms will not be available until 6:00 pm Grade 8 6:00- 6:40 pm: Eighth Grade Team Time (Report to your child’s homeroom) 6:40 – 7:20 pm: Unified Arts Presentation (Media Center) 7:20 – 8:00 pm: Eighth Grade Team Time (Builders Club members will pick up parents in the Media Center) Grade 7 6:00 – 6:40 pm: Unified Arts Presentation (Media...

  • CMS Closed 7/30 - 8/17

    Date: July 26, 2018

    As a result of the installation of a new fire panel, Cawley Middle School will be closed from July 30 - August 17.  Only essential employees will be allowed access to the building.  If you need to contact the school the principal, Mr. Benson, assistant principal, Brad Largy and administrative assistant, Laura Duchesne will still be answering the phones and receiving and responding to emails.

  • Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    Date: June 27, 2018

    This award is given to students who meet the following criteria: HAVE RECEIVED NO MORE THAN ONE “C” ON THEIR THIRD QUARTER REPORT CARD. HIGH FLYING HAWKS RECEIVE ONLY ONE “B”; HAVE RECEIVED NO MORE THAN ONE OFFICE DETENTION; HAVE RECEIVED NO SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS OR BUS SUSPENSIONS; AND HAVE NO “N’S” OR “U’S” IN EFFORT OR CONDUCT. SIXTH GRADE HIGH FLYING HAWKS: Haley Alden, Junaid Ali, Keagan Barker, Chanel Batchelder, Melea Bizzarro, Tina Bjelogrlic, Kyle Bobola, Sarah Bolduc, Jake Boudreau, Mia Bulger, Kylee Burne, Landyn Byrd, Julia Cahoon, Sai Cherla, Bryce Cooper, Logan Cote, Hunter Crawford, Jacob Croteau, Cadence Cunha, Jack Dambach,...

  • Hip Peas Farm Video LinkThank you Hip Peas Farm and New England Tap House

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Mrs. Olsen's students have created this video to thank Hip Peas Farm and New England Tap House. Click to watch!

  • President's Education Awards Program

    Date: June 20, 2018

    On June 18, 2018, at the annual Recognition Evening held at the Cawley Middle School 93 eighth grade students received certificates from the President’s Education Awards Program. The President’s Education Awards Program in conjunction with the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals was developed to help principals recognize and honor those students who have achieved high academic goals by their hard work and dedication to learning.  The program consists of two awards, the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. For each award, students received special...