COOKIE DOUGH ORDER PICK UP: WED., 6/3/15, 2 - 5:30 PM

M-Step TESTING SCHEDULE

M-Step

 

Carter Middle School students will be doing M-Step testing over the next several weeks.

Please make every effort to have your child in school.

Please schedule routine appointments for after school.

Thank you for your cooperation.

M-Step Test Schedule:  May

M-Step Test Schedule:  June

Click here to view the Cougar M-Step Daily!

The above link will provide important information regarding today's M-Step Testing.

The link will be updated every morning.

VISION STATEMENT

Our vision for Carter Middle School is to ensure high levels of learning, with a diverse, safe, and positive environment..

MISSION STATEMENT

The Carter Middle School Community is committed to providing a caring environment in which all students have the opportunity to learn responsibility, respect, critical thinking skills, and to achieve academic excellence.

Amy Hendry, Principal

Jodi Samp, Assistant Principal

 

Contact Information

Main Office:  586-825-2620
Fax:  586-698-4295
Attendance: 586-698-4562

 

School Start/End Times

Start Time: 7:51 a.m.
End Time: 2:46 p.m.

Half-day Dismissal: 11:00 a.m.

WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

Contest

Ms. Hendry, Mrs. Cherry, Tia Elias, Hannah Hutton, Mrs. Smith

UPDATED PARENTAL IMMUNIZATION WAIVER INFORMATION

Vaccine

Effective 1/1/2015:  The Macomb County Health Department has implemented changes in regards to how they process Parental Immunization Waivers.

Please click on the link below for the new regulations.

Parental Immunization Waiver Regulations

8TH GRADE FAREWELL

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ATTENTION 8TH GRADERS:
Beginning second semester, January 20, 2015, if you are on the exclusion list, you will not be able to attend the 8th Grade Year End Farewell Activity.
 
Please keep this in mind when conducting yourself in school.
 Click here for details!

8th grade students attending the 8th Grade Farewell MUST have a CARTER ID to board the bus for departure.  If you need to purchase an ID, you can purchase a new ID for $5.00 in the Counseling Office. 

The 8th Grade Farewell is NOT open to the public and all students who did not meet the requirement to attend will not be allowed entry.

SIGN UP FOR IMPORTANT SCHOOL REMINDERS

 

Phone Alert

Ms. Hendry has created a Carter Community on Remind.

Please sign up to receive current school information.

You can choose to receive email or txt messages.

Remind Flyer

Remind Instructions

   

UPDATE ON PROGRESS REPORTS

As a result of the increased use of Parent Portal and In an effort to promote a more "green" school community, the printing of progress reports for all grades will no longer occur.

Click here to read District Letter.

UPDATE ON IOWA & MEAP TESTING/RESULTS

Please read the following letter from the Chief Academic Officer in regards to IOWA & MEAP testing and results.

Click here to read the parent letter.

EARLY RELEASE POLICY

"6th Hour Early Release Policy"

 Hall Pass
  • Please send a note with your child stating your child's name and time to be released.  This note should be sent to the main office PRIOR to the start of school and a pass will be issued to your child.
  • Calls for Early Release MUST be made PRIOR to 2 pm. 
  • Staff will not be calling classrooms after 2 pm.
 Click Here to view the new Early Release Policy Thank you for your cooperation.

CARTER HONOR ROLL STUDENTS

Honor Roll

Congratulations Students - Keep up the hard work!

Qtr 1 All A's & Honor Roll List

Qtr 2 All A's & Honor Roll List

Qtr 3 All A's & Honor Roll List

PRINCIPAL'S LIST - ALL A'S

Students must meet ALL criteria:

  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.67 or higher
  • No single academic grade below A-
  • All 1's and/or 2's in Citizenship & Effort

HONOR ROLL

Students must meet ALL criteria:

  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher
  • All A's & B's
  • All 1's and/or 2's in Citizenship & Effort

PRINCIPAL'S BREAKFAST

PRINCIPAL'S ALL "A" BREAKFAST

 

Seal

8th Grade Students who received All A's for:  6th, 7th & 8th Grade

Students who received All A's for the 2014-2015 school year

Students who received All A's for 1 or 2 Quarters during the 2014-2015 school year

When:  Friday, 5/29/15

Time:  8:15 am

Where:  Carter Middle School Cafe

Notes:

  • Invitations will be sent home on 5/20/15.
  • Due to the large number of recipients, we are limiting guests to two adults per honoree.
  • Students who attend Butcher in the am, a bus will transport them to Butcher after the ceremony for the remainder of their morning classes.

GRADING SCALE

GRADING CITIZENSHIP/EFFORT  

A+  98 & Above

A    97 - 93

A-   92-90

B+   89-87

B-    86-83

B     82-80

C+   79-77

C     76-73

C-    72-70

D+   69-67

D     66-63

D-    62-60

E     59-50

F     49-0

1 - Outstanding

2 - Satisfactory

3 - Needs Improvement

 

Homework and daily in-class work may account for up to 25% of the final grade.  The remaining 75% of the final grade is to be determined on fair and equitable, multiple measures of assessments* that will permit a student to demonstrate his/her mastery level of the course's content.

* Examples of assessments may include, but are not limited to chapter tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, labs, etc.  Assessments may be of any type that will demonstrate knowledge gained.

SUMMER CAMPS

FUNdamental Youth Football Camp

football

Click here to view the Football Camp Flyer

Cousino Patriots Volleyball Youth Skills Camp

volleyball

Click here to view the Volleyball Camp Flyer

   

Patriot Championship Basketball Summer Camp

basketball

Click here to view the Basketball Camp Flyer

Cousino Junior Cheer Camp

Cheer

Click here to view the Cheer Camp Flyer

CARTER SPORTS

CARTER CLUBS

CLUB NEXT MEETING LOCATION NOTES

Book Club

book

Thursday

T.B.D.

Room #305

Time:  2:53 - 4:17 pm

Book:

 


Ecology Club

recycle

Mondays

T.B.D.

 

Room #504

Time:  2:50 - 4:15 pm

Carter's Ecology Club has earned the highest rating of Evergreen from the Macomb County Green Schools Program.  Congratulations!


Student Council

Student Council

Thursday

T.B.D.

 

 

Media Center

7:20 am

 

 

Attendance is mandatory!

 

 

 


Yearbook Club

Yearbook

Monday

T.B.D.

 

Media Center

Time:  2:45 - 4:00 pm

 

 

POPCORN SALE

Booster Club is Selling Popcorn!

When:  Every Friday at dismissal

Cost:  $1.00

Where:  Main Lobby

Popcorn

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Box Top 2

You can help Carter earn $1,000 this year just by clipping Box Tops!

Please keep on collecting & turning in box tops for our school!

Box Top

FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR STUDENT . . .

Police Car

Do NOT drop off or pick up your children on the opposite side of Masonic.

Safety First

Thank you for keeping your children safe!

Drop Off Zones

Please click on the link below to view the parking lot map to view drop off & pick up zones.  

Drop Off & Pick Up Zones

CARTER MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

1. Attention all student council members, there is a celebration pizza party next Thursday, June 4th in the media center until 4pm! Be there. :) 
 
2. Bagels will be on sale every Thursday for $1! Support the DC trip!
 
3. 8th grade students attending the 8th Grade Farewell MUST have a Carter ID to born the bus for departure. 
The 8th Grade Farewell is NOT open to the public and all students who did not meet the requirement to attend will not be allowed entry.
 
4. Cousino High School will be holding a Volleyball camp for grades 5 thru 8 June 15th thru 18th.  The cost is just $60 and includes a camp T-shirt, breakfast and lunch each day.   Volleyball Flyers will be available in the office for any interested athlete.  The information will also be available online at Carter’s website.
 
Last year our Cousino’s Volleyball team went Undefeated at home with only 2 losses in league play.  They  set 2 school records, won the Birmingham Groves Tournament and reached the district finals for the 3rd consecutive year.  If you are interested in making Carter’s or Cousino’s volleyball team next year, this is an excellent opportunity to gain some knowledge, skills and training before the tryouts!!
 

CARTER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

 

May 2015:

Congratulations:  Mrs. Gurney!

How Do I Nominate a Carter Employee?

Gurney

Carter Middle School is looking for it's Absolute Best!  Please nominate an employee who deserves recognition for their outstanding service and dedication to the Carter Community.  Please open, complete the form and save, and email as an attachment to Ms. Hendry by the 30th of every month.

Nomination Form

2014-2015 CARTER YEARBOOKS

Yearbook It

 

Order your yearbook now at

http://www.yearbookforever.com

Price:  $35 through 4/25/15

   

HOW DO I STAY CONNECTED?

Parents & Guardians:  These simple steps can help you stay informed on what is happening at Carter Middle School.

 

Check out the Carter website at www.wcskids.net/carter.  Updates are made weekly, so check back often.

 

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Sign up for daily or weekly email notifications.

  • Sign in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
  • On the left side of the screen, click on Email Notification.
  • You have several options to choose from:  Grades, Attendance, and School Announcements.  School Announcements will give you information on school activities, late start Monday reminders, days there is no school, and various other reminders and notifications.
  • You will be able to choose how often you receive the notifications that you have selected. 

BUS ROUTES

 http://www.mylocker.net/michigan/warren/carter-middle-school/index.html .

 

 

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Cousino Patriots Athletics

Cousino PATRIOTS Athletic Department welcomes the new FRESHMAN, CLASS of 2017!  We are very proud of our school and the many programs we offer.  During the school year, CHS students can choose from several different sport activities.  For information about athletics and summer camps, visit: http://www.wcs.k12.mi.us/cousino/Athletics/athletics.htm