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.

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Conferences

 

THURSDAY

MARCH 12, 2015

12:30 - 3:00 PM

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Note:  Thursday, 3/12/15 is also a half day of school!

Dismissal is at 11:00 am - please plan accordingly!

PASTA FOR PENNIES: 1/26/15 - 2/13/15

Carter Middle School will be collecting money to donate to the:

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

GOAL:  $4,000

Last year we donated $3,800

Pasta

Pennies

Olive Garden

THE TOTALS ARE IN!

TOTAL DONATED:  $3,179.37

1ST PLACE:  GRIFKA - $766.06

2ND PLACE:  NEWCOMB - $601.84

3RD PLACE:  CERAVOLO - $321.41

4TH PLACE:  JOHNSON - $247.07

Winning 4th Hour Class:

Receives a lunch catered by Olive Garden

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

8TH GRADE SPANISH FIELD TRIP

"The most exciting way to learn Spanish through music!"

When:  April 29, 2015

Bus Departs:  9:15 am

Bus Returns:  12:15 pm

Where:  14600 Common Road, Warren, MI  48088

Cost:  $20 per person

Click here to view the flyer!

Concert

 

  Click here for more information!

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

CARTER APPAREL FOR SALE

Click here to order!

 

Orders can be placed till 3/20/15!

Click here to view the flyer!

CARTER

PARENTING CONFERENCE

Parent Info

20th ANNUAL PARENTING CONFERENCE

When:  Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time:  8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Where:  Macomb Intermediate School District Conference Center (44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Township)

Cost:  $40 per person which includes breakfast, lunch & 20 specialized parenting workshops

Note:  Pre-Registration is Required

Click here for Registration Form

BAND INFORMATION

DISTRICT BAND FESTIVAL

When:  Friday, 3/6/15

Where:  Warren Woods Tower High School

Concert Band:  5:40 pm

Symphonic Band:  8:30 pm

Music

CARTER AREA BAND CONCERT

When:  Tuesday, 3/17/15

Where:  Sterling Heights High School Gym

Time:  7:00 pm

8TH GRADE FAREWELL

goodbye

 
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!

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

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

Wednesday

3/11/15

Mr. Grifka's Room #305 

Time:  2:53 - 4:17 pm

Book:

Elsewhere

by:

Gabrielle Zevin

       

Ecology Club

recycle

Mondays

3/915

3/23/15

4/13/15 

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

Tuesday

T.B.A.

Media Center

7:20 am

Attendance is mandatory!
       

Yearbook Club

Yearbook

Monday

3/9/15

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015

 

1. MARCH IS READING MONTH!!!
We have some exciting activities to celebrate Reading Month.  
The Language Arts department is sponsoring Lucky Locker Days.  On random days in March owners of lucky lockers will find a winning locker ticket which will entitle them to select a free book.
A picture of the winners with their books and be posted in the media center.
Throughout the month of March we will be providing you with interesting facts about literacy.  
 
2. The next yearbook meeting will be on Monday, March 9, right after school in the Media Center.  Please remember to keep taking your assigned pictures and have them downloaded onto the Walsworth yearbook program by that date.  If you need to sign out a school camera, please see Ms. Pekar in room 313.
 
3. Due to Parent Teacher Conferences, the next book club meeting is next Wednesday, March 11th. We will be discussing Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin.
 
4. Student Council members who bought a t-shirt are asked to wear them on Friday to show some spirit. Our next meeting is yet to be determined. Stay tuned!
 
5. Birthdays are:

Andy Manivong

Jamari Hagens

Elizabeth Jerjees

Summer Smith 

CARTER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

 

February 2015:

Congratulations Mrs. Loftis!

How Do I Nominate a Carter Employee?

Loftis

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:  $30 through 1/30/15

   

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.

 

www

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 .

 

 

Order the Carter Gear of your choice; t-shirts, hoodies, sweat pants, shorts, hats, gym bags and more.  It's quick, simple and sent directly to your home. 

 

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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