First

When:  Tuesday, 9/6/16

Start Time:  7:51 am

End Time:  11:00 am

Reminder:  The first day of school is a half day of school. 

Please plan accordingly!

   

VISION STATEMENT

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

MISSION STATEMENT

Carter Middle School will provide an opportunity to all students to achieve academic excellence in a positive environment.

Lois E. Carter Middle School
12000 Masonic
Warren, MI  48093

 

 

Contact Information

Phone Main Office:  586-825-2620
Attendance Attendance: 586-698-4562

Fax:  586-698-4295

 

School Start/End Times

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

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

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Amy Hendry, Principal

 

Jodi Samp, Assistant Principal

 

COURAGE UP CARTER

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Read

Where:  Carter Middle School Media Center

When:  Wednesdays, beginning 6/22/16

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Click here to view the flyer!

 All Carter Middle School students and parents are welcome!

SCHEDULING INFORMATION FOR FALL 2016

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6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

Registration & Orientation

Tuesday, 8/30/16

8:00 am - All 6th grade students report to the Cafe for morning orientation activities.

Lunch will be provided for 6th grade students

12:30 pm - Registration will begin

Parents are welcome to attend the registration session.

Registration

Monday, 8/29/16

9:00 am:  A - L

10:00 am:  M - Z

Registration

Monday, 8/29/16

1:00 pm:  A - L

2:00 pm:  M - Z


During registration:

Students will turn in ALL completed paper work & ALL fines are due.

Students will also:

  • Receive Textbooks
  • Receive Class Schedules
  • Have student photo/ID taken
  • Receive locker assignment
 

You and your student will be asked to sign a form that you have read the Student Code of Conduct.

The Student Code of Conduct can be found by clicking on the "School Information" tab on the left, then click on "Student Code of Conduct".

 

Click here for the Student Registration Checklist.

You may print the above checklist or it will be available at Station #1 on your registration day.

 

Click here for suggested school supply list.

Please keep in mind while purchasing supplies that teachers may require specific items not included on the list.

WASHINGTON DC TRIP

TRIP DATES:  6/3/17 - 6/5/17
  • Who is eligible?  Students in 7th or 8th grade during the 2016-2017 school year
  • Who should attend?  Eligible students & their parents 
  • Take advantage of the spring special discount!
  • Deposit to sign up:  $49

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Click here to view the flyer!

Deadline to sign up: Friday, 5/13/16

You can sign up for the trip with any of the 3 options below.

Trip ID #134559

  • Online at worldstrides.com/signup
  • By phone – call the WorldStrides Customer Service Team at 800-468-5899
  • By mail – use the return envelope in your student invitation.
     
For more information contact Ms. West at cwest@wcskids.net

STUDENT ABSENCES

Absence

 

ATTENDANCE LINE

586-698-4562

 

Parents,

For your convenience, Carter has a 24 hour, 7 day a week Attendance Line available to you.

  • Please report ALL absences OR tardies to this number as early as possible.
  • Automated attendance calls and/or emails are generated by Warren Consolidated Schools to all students who are not reported absent to their school by 9:30 am.
  • Please know that the absence line is not a homework request line and all absences need to be reported on a daily basis.
  • Thank you for your support!
   

EXCLUSION LIST NOTICE

 

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Carter Middle School is committed to improving student achievement and responsible conduct. Responsible students are better equipped to handle the rigorous demands of school and life. Our "Carter MS Student Handbook and Agenda" which includes "The Carter Way," emphasizes personal responsibility and provides all of the information needed for Cougars to act as Respectful, Responsible and Resourceful citizens of the Carter Community.

Click here to read the Exclusion Policy

TARDY SWEEPS

Tardy

Please click on the link below for Carter Middle School's Policy on Tardy Sweeps and ID's.

Thank you!

Tardy Sweep & ID Policy

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

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

TEXTBOOK POLICY

BOOKS

Parents & Students:

Please click on the link below to review the District Textbook Policy. 

Thank you! 

Textbook Policy

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!

A Honor Roll Celebration will be held in the Spring to honor students who made Honor Roll during Quarter 1, Quarter 2, and/or Quarter 3.

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

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.

CARTER SPORTS

CARTER CLUBS

CLUB NEXT MEETING LOCATION NOTES

Book Club

book

Thursday

Media Center

Time:  3:00 - 4:00 pm

Book:

 


Game Club

Game

Tuesday

 

  

 

 

Room 302

Time:  3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Ecology Club

recycle

Wednesday

 

Media Center

Time:  2:50 - 4:00 pm

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

Click here for website


Student Council

Student Council

Friday

 

 

 

 

Media Center

7:20 am

 

 

 

Attendance is mandatory!

 

 

 

 


Yearbook Club

Yearbook

Wednesday

 

 

Room:  Computer Lab

Time:  2:50 - 3:30 pm

 

 

 

 


Poke'mon & Yu-Gi-Oh Card Club

Pokemon

Thursday

 

 

 

Room #408

Time:  3 - 4 pm

 

 

Bring your cards!

 

 

 


BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

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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

CARTER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

 

September 2016:

How Do I Nominate a Carter Employee?


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

CARTER YEARBOOKS

Yearbook It

 

Order your yearbook now at

http://www.yearbookforever.com

Price:  $26 through October 28, 2016

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.