CLARENDON HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Community Consolidated School District 181
Clarendon Hills Middle School, home of the Eagles, is proud to be a U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School. Our school serves 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and is consistently ranked as one of the top middle schools in Illinois.
We pride ourselves on being a student-centered, forward-thinking learning environment. CHMS is an incredible place to work and learn and our students, staff and community create a special, unique, and welcoming environment
Clarendon Hills Middle School opened August 28, 2000. Walter A. Kistenfeger, Jr. served as the school's first principal, having previously led Hinsdale Middle School. The construction was funded by passage of a referendum in November 1997.
Halloween at CHMS
We anticipate students wanting to dress up on Friday, October 29th. Please be aware that Clarendon Hills Middle School does not specifically observe Halloween or encourage students to wear costumes, although they are allowed. If a student dresses in a costume they must follow the guidelines below.
- No Props – such as brooms, wands, knives, etc.
- No Masks That Cover Your Entire Head / Face (Normal mask wearing is expected.)
- No Fake Blood
- No Aerosol Cans or Silly String
- Normal Footwear
- Limited Face Make-Up
- School Appropriate Costume – Non-Offensive – No longer than Ankle Length
- Hats – Only if it goes with the costume
Candy and treats should not be brought to school or provided at school due to state and district food guidelines. Students will be referred to the office who have not followed the guidelines listed above, and run the risk of being asked to change. Please let Mr Brown know if you have any questions!