FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

HALF DAY OF SCHOOL/FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

When:  Tuesday, 9/4/18

Hours:  All Hours Shortened

Dismissal:  11:00 am

PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY!

FIRST DAY

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.

Logo 

 

Amy Hendry, Principal

 

Paul Yestrepsky, Assistant Principal

 

Meet up and eat up

Free Healthy Meals! Age 18 and younger.

CARTER MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements

REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

Wednesday, 8/22/18

8:00 - 11:00 am (Last Name A - L)

12:30 - 3:30 pm (Last Name M - Z)

Thursday, 8/23/18

9:00 - 11:00 am 

Thursday, 8/23/18

1:00 - 3:00 pm 

6th Grade Orientation with WEB Program

Tuesday, 8/21/18

Time:  TBD

 save the date 

CHOOSE KIND

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Carter Middle School

launched a "Choose Kind" Program.

 

Kindness Box

Watch video of 20 Random Acts of Kindess

STEPS

  • "Choose Kind" Program will be introduced on 3/14/18 during Social Studies.
  • Students will be challenged to complete 17 Random Acts of Kindness.
  • Students will document each Random Act of Kindness on the form provided.
  • Once completed, students will be required to write a reflection and get a parent's signature.
  • Students will then turn in their form to the counseling office and will receive a "Choose Kind" T-shirt.
  • Staff & Students will be wearing "Choose Kind" T-shirts on Friday's beginning 3/23/18.
 

Choose Kind

Random Acts of Kindness List

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

Carter is using this opportunity to focus on our climate and do something powerful and positive!

Staff Kindness Photo

WASHINGTON D.C. TRIP - JUNE 2019

Attention current 6th & 7th Graders:  It is not too late to sign up for the 2019 Washington DC Trip.  See Mrs. Malavolti for a flyer with a special discounted spring price and an opportunity to earn a $500 scholarship toward your trip if you sign up by June 6th!

Meeting

When:  T.B.D.

Where:  Media Center

Time:  5:30 pm

Eligible Students:  Current 6th & 7th

Please attend this brief, interactive meeting for parents & students!

 Washington DC

FLYER

FLYER

Trip

June 1 - 3, 2019

To sign up for the trip, visit worldstrides.com/signup and use Trip ID #158775

For more information, please contact Mrs. Malavolti at mmalavolti@wcskids.net

COUSINO YOUTH FOOTBALL SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

  football

TEAM CAMP   YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

When:  6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/10, 7/23

Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost:  $50

Who:  Incoming 9-12th grade 

Click here for flyer

cousino

When;  7/9 & 7/10

Where:  Cousino Patriot Stadium

Cost:  $20

Who:  Incoming 3-8th grade 

Click here for flyer

SUMMER SPARK: IGNITE A NEW ADVENTURE WITH FUN AND LEARNING!

Find a summer program that fits your child's interest and your schedule!
  • Find programs for kids ages 4 to 18
  • Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County
  • Sports, science and math, arts and more
  • Low-cost, scholarships and financial assistance available
  • Meet Up and Eat Up sites (beginning in June)

United Way

 www.summersparksem.org

 

Click here for flyer 

 

Did you know?

  • Students lose as much as two months of learning in reading and math over the summer.
  • Good news:  Summer activities and programs can help, and the kids won't notice!

2018 SUMMER P.A.L. SCHEDULE

This is a FREE summer Police Athletic League Program.

The program will run during the months of June, July, and August.

SCHEDULE

  • Mondays:  Basketball (AM) / Baseball (PM)
  • Tuesdays:  Golf (AM) / Baseball (PM)
  • Wednesdays:  Bowling (AM) / Baseball (PM)
  • Thursdays:  Golf (AM) / Baseball (PM)
  • No camp the week of July 4th
 

PAL

P.A.L. INCLUDES

  • P.A.L. t-shirt
  • Basic rules of the game
  • Individualized instruction
  • Team play

Registration Opens:  2/1/18

Go to:  www.warrenpal.org and click on the Registration Tab

PARENT INFORMATION

CARTER YEARBOOKS

Yearbook It

 

Order your yearbook now at

http://www.yearbookforever.com

Price:  $35 after 2/4/18


YOUR LIFE, share your photos of it - YEARBOOK SNAP!

Send in your awesome photos - they may be in the Carter Middle School Yearbook!

Click here for instructions!

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!
   

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

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

Quarter 1 All A's & Honor Roll List

Quarter 2 All A's & Honor Roll List

Quarter 3 All A's & Honor Roll List

Congratulations Students - Keep up the hard work!

A Honor Roll Celebration will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018, 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

Basketball Open Gym

Basketball

Friday

See you next year!

 

 

Gym

7:00 - 7:40 am

 

 

Meets every Friday except 1/2 day Fridays


Book Club

book

Friday

See you next year!

Media Center

Time:  7:00 - 7:40 am

Book:


Anime & Card Club

 Pokemon

 

Thursday

See you next year!

 

  

Room #408

Time:  3 - 4 pm

 

 

Students can bring their Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh cards.  Students can also draw Anime.

 

 


Drama Club

Drama

Tuesday

See you next year!

 

Room 405

Time:  3:00 - 4:30 pm

 

Any questions, see Ms. Fisette in Room 405


Ecology Club

recycle

Wednesday

See you next year!

 

 

Room 307

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


Jazz Band

Music

Website

Monday

See you next year!

 

 

 

Room 109

3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

 

  

Click here to Order Band Apparel

Spring Concert:  5/30/18, 7:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center


Percussion Ensemble

percussion

Website

Wednesday

See you next year!

 

Room 109

3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

Click here to Order Band Apparel 

Spring Concert:  5/30/18, 7:00 pm, at the Performing Arts Center


WEB

Web

Wednesday

See you next year!

 

Media Center

 

 

 

WEB Wednesdays:  WEB Leaders wear WEB t-shirt the 1st Wednesday of every month!

 

 


Yearbook Club

Yearbook

Wednesday

See you next year!

Media Center

Time:  2:50 - 3:30 pm

 

 Attendance is mandatory!


Yoga Club

Yoga

Friday

See you next year!

 

 

Fitness Room

Time:  7:00 - 7:30 am

 

 

Requirements:

Students need to sign up each week on the Yoga Attendance Sheet outside Room 208

 


KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS SIGN UP INSTRUCTIONS

You MUST have a Kroger Plus card to participate.  If you do not already have one, visit the customer service desk at your local Kroger.  They are free.
  • Go to www.kroger.com
  • If you already have an account, sign in.  If not, click "create an account" and follow the steps.
  • Under the "Community" tab, click "Rewards"
  • Click "Enroll Now"
  • Under "Community Rewards" choose Carter Booster Club, or enter account number 90918
  • Save your information
 

Kroger

Next time you shop at Kroger, check the bottom of your receipt to make sure it says "At your request, Kroger is donating to Carter Booster Club".  Thank you for your support!

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 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

 

March 2018

How Do I Nominate a Carter Employee?

 Kaurich

Congratulations Ms. Kaurich!

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

HOW DO I STAY CONNECTED?

www

Parents & Guardians:

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

CARTER WEBSITE

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

POWER SCHOOL  DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sign up for daily or weekly email notifications through Power School.

  • 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, 1/2 day Friday reminders, days there is no school, club meetings, and various other reminders and notifications.
  • You will be able to choose how often you receive the notifications that you have selected. 

CARTER REMIND - Receive text messages from the Principal

On your IPhone or Android phone, open your web browser and go to the following link:  rmd.at/carterco

Follow the instructions to sign up for Remind.  You'll be prompted to download the mobile app.

  • If you don't have a smartphone, get text notifications.  Text the message @carterco to the number 81010.
  • If you're having trouble with 81010, try texting @carterco to 586-649-3714. 

CARTER BOOSTER CLUB FACEBOOK

 Facebook.com/CarterMSBoosters - from your web browser

@CarterMSBoosters - from the search function within the Facebook App