HALF DAY OF SCHOOL & NO SCHOOL

HALF DAY OF SCHOOL

When:  Friday, 5/26/17

Hours:  4, 5, 6

Dismissal:  11:00 am

PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY!

Date

NO SCHOOL

When:  Monday, 5/29/17

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.

Logo 

 

Amy Hendry, Principal

 

Jodi Samp, Assistant Principal

 

212 DEGREE - THE EXTRA DEGREE MOTIVATIONAL VIDEO

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COURAGE UP CARTER

CARTER MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements

CARTER PBIS 4TH QTR GOAL: TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME

 Are you up to the challenge?

  • Grades must be C- or higher
  • O's & S's in citizenship for ALL classes
  • Zero referrrals & suspensions

Tiger

Click here to view the flyer!

If you meet the challenge, you will receive . . .

  • Invitation to the Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels game along with the Tigers "Strike Out Bullying" Rally
  • When:  6/8/17
  • Location:  Comerica Park

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

We are looking for experienced hockey players for the high school team this year.  If you are experienced and interested in playing for your high school, please come to our meeting.

 

When: Thursday, 5/25/17

Where:  Warren Mott Cafeteria

Time:  7:00 pm

 

Hockey

SPORTS PHYSICALS

physicals

FLYER

  • Cost:  $25.00
  • Middle & High School Students are welcome
  • Physical Card MUST be signed by a parent/guardian prior to proceeding with the exam
  • Refer to the flyer for times & locations
  • Bring the flyer with you & receive $5 off!
   

8TH GRADE FARWELL

When:  Wednesday, 6/14/17

Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where:  Dave & Buster's (Utica)

MUST REGISTER & PAY ON-LINE

You will need your student's ID #

 

dave and busters

 

Flyer

Cost:  $30 & Includes

  • Class of 2021 T-Shirt
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Loaded Power Card
  • Unlimited Arcade Game Tokens
  • Bus transportation (both ways)
  • Activity @ Carter until dismissal
     

SCHEDULING INFORMATION FOR 2017-2018

Registration

Parents/Guardians,

In August, you will receive a registration packet in the mail.  Registration will be in August. 

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

CURRENT GRADE SCHEDULING CARD OTHER INFO
5TH  6th Grade Schedule Card  

6TH  7th Grade Schedule Card  

7TH  8th Grade Schedule Card  

8TH 9th Grade Schedule Card  

SUMMER SCHOOL

WCS SUMMER SUCCESS

2017 Secondary Summer School Program

Summer School

Click here for Summer School Information

CAMP RN AT OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

RN

Click here for Application

TWO WEEK - UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

  • Limit:  25 students per session
  • Tuition:  $495 (includes $25 lab kit)
  • Grade:  Upcoming 7th, 8th & 9th graders during the 2017-2018 academic school year
  • Date:  Week One:  7/17 - 7/20, Week 2:  7/24 - 7/27
  • Time:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

 PROGRAM GUIDELINES

  • Students must attend all 8 sessions
  • Students must actively participate in all courses
  • Tardiness is not acceptable and students must be picked up promptly
  • Parents are responsible for transportation
  • Parents are responsible for lunch and snacks

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Cumulative middle school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of recommendation from past or present math or science teacher
  • Must attend a Mandatory Orientation - Date TBD

FRASER & WARREN AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL BOWLING

Who:  Students from Fraser & Warren Area Middle Schools

2 weeks of Practice & Instruction

8 weeks of Fun Competition

2 Players per team

ALL forms & fee are turned in directly to Sterling Lanes

bowling

Click here to view the flyer & registration form

When:  Mondays (begins March 20th and runs for 10 weeks)

Time:  4:00 pm

Cost:  $5.95 per week plus a $10 registration fee

Where:  Sterling Lanes

3320 Schoenherr, Sterling Heights

Phone:  586-979-5200

www.bowldetroit.com

     

SCIENCE LUNCH TIME TUTORING

Students:  Are you having trouble understanding science concepts?  Are you missing assignments in your science class?  Do you need to make up labs from when you were absent?  Do you just love science so much that one hour a day is not enough for you?  If any of these questions apply to you, then lunchtime science tutoring may be the place for you!

science

When:  Every Wednesday during A-B-C Lunch

Where:  Room 205

Click here to view the flyer!

CARTER YEARBOOKS

Yearbook It

 

Order your yearbook now at

http://www.yearbookforever.com

Price:  $35

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

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

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 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

ALL "A" CELEBRATION

 

When:  Tuesday, 5/30/17

Where:  Carter Cafe

Time:  6:00 - 7:30 pm

  Seal
This celebration is for students who received All A's for Quarter 1, Quarter 2, and/or Quarter 3.  Due to the large number of recipients, we are limiting guests to two adults per honoree.  Invitiations were sent home on Thursday, 5/11/17, for eligible students.

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

TRACK 

 Track

Click here for the track schedule

 

   

CARTER CLUBS

CLUB NEXT MEETING LOCATION NOTES

Basketball Open Gym

Basketball

Friday

5/26/17 

 

 

 

Gym

7:00 - 7:40 am

 

  

 

 

Book Club

book

Thursday

T.B.D.

Media Center

Time:  2:50 - 3:30 pm

Book:

"Red Scarf Girl"

by Ji-li Jiang


Card Club

 Pokemon

 

Thursday

No more meetings for the 2016-2017 school year! 

 

 

Room #408

Time:  3 - 4 pm

 

 

 

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

 

 

 


Ecology Club

recycle

Wednesday

5/24/17

6/7/17

 

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

Monday

6/5/17

 

 

  

Room 109

3:00 - 4:00 pm

 

 

  

 

Relay for Life

  Relay

Thursday

5/25/17

 

 

Media Center

2:50 - 3:30 pm

 

 

Race:  Saturday, 6/10/17

10:00 am

 

 


Student Council

Student Council

Thursday

T.B.D.

 

 

 

Media Center

7:30 am

 

 

 

Attendance is mandatory!

If you are interested in joining, please attend this informational meeting!

 

 


WEB

Web

Tuesday

T.B.D. 

 

 

Media Center

7:30 am

 

 

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

 

 


Yearbook Club

Yearbook

Thursday

6/11/17

 

Room 313

Time:  2:50 - 3:30 pm

 

 Attendance is mandatory!

Bring Pictures & Camera 

 


Yoga Club

Yoga

Friday

6/2/17 - last mtg of the school year

 

Fitness Room

Time:  7:00 am

 

 

Flyer 

Permission Slip

 

 


BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION - CLASS COMPETITION

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

 

May 2017

How Do I Nominate a Carter Employee?

DeCardenas

Congratulations Mr. DeCardenas!

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