Congratulations to our CMS Spartans of the Week!


Hope Hornsby is CMS’s 7th grade Spartan of the Week for the week of March 13, 2023.  Hope is the of daughter of Danielle Hunt and Mickey Hornsby.  Ms. Amy King, mathematics  teacher, nominated her.  Ms. King praised, “Hope is a student who models being respectful, responsible, and ready to learn.  She is polite to everyone in the class.  She comes to class ready to help the class gets started.  She works hard and stays on task throughout the class.  She is responsible and completes her work.  Hope volunteers during our lessons.  She is also willing tohelp others.  I enjoy having her in class.”  She is a member of the CMS choir and the 7th grade girls’ basketball team.  Hope is an Honor Roll student at CMS.  Outside of school, she plays basketball and softball.  In her free time, she likes to practice basketball and spend time with her family.  Her favorite class is Family and Consumer Sciences.  Hope plans to attend college to play basketball.  When asked what she liked best about being a student at Connersville Middle School, Hope said, “I like meeting new people and getting to move around.”  

Tessa Kelley is CMS’s 8th grade Spartan of the Week for the week of March 13, 2023.  Tessa is the daughter of Scott and Robonna Kelley.  Mr. Matt Hafertepen, Diamond social studies teacher, nominated her.  Mr. Hafertepen praised, “Tessa shows dedication and a positive work ethic in my class.”  In addition, Mrs. Amy Stanton, Diamond English teacher, states, “Tessa demonstrates strong written and spoken communication skills.  She is always willing to participate and be a team player in Advanced English.”  Tessa was a member of the CMS volleyball team last fall and outside of school she participates on the Spartan Express volleyball club.  She was an Honor Roll student last year in 7th grade and continues to be Honor Roll this year.  In her free time, she likes to read, spend time with her family, and play with her dog.  Her favorite classes are algebra and social studies. After high school, she plans to attend college to study veterinary medicine.  Tessa’s advice for 7th graders is to “make good friends.”  When asked what she liked best about CMS, Tessa stated, “I like going to and from class and making friends.”