Thursday Reminders 8/17/17

IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WILDCAT!!
August 15-25 Mixed Bag Fundraiser.
 
August 17 – Columbiana Schools’ Fall Pep Rally is Thursday, 08.17.17, at 6:00 PM, downtown Columbiana. Come celebrate the opening of school and our athletic teams! Go Wildcats!
 
August 18 – last day for currently enrolled CMS students to turn in paperwork to participate in CMS Football.
August 18 – Kona Ice. Students may purchase a treat. Prices range from $3 to $6. Students are not allowed to call home for money. Please help your student remember to bring money with them that morning.
August 19 – Football Jamboree (Montevallo, Calera, Jemison) Home
 
August 21- Open House – A short Meet and Greet time beginning at 5:45 PM followed by a 6:00 PM start and rotation of classes. Please plan to enter to the gymnasium. Hope to see you there!
 
August 21 – Eclipse Day Celebration is Monday, August 21st. Classroom activities are planned followed by the afternoon observation. Please send $2 for ISO certified safety glasses and snack!
August 22 – PTSO Back to School Dance. (during the school day) Tickets will be on sale Friday 8/18, Monday 8/21 and Tuesday 8/22 for $5 each during lunch classes only. Concessions will be available. Pizza $2, Drinks and snacks $1.
August 25 – All Mixed Bags orders due to the front office.
August 29 – CMS Football vs. Montevallo @ home 6:00 pm
Box Tops –  We collect Box Tops for Education!  Be sure to clip those Box Tops and send them in with your students!

Thursday Reminders 5/25/17

May 25 – Last Day of School – Students dismiss at 1 pm.
May 26 – Teacher Workday
May 29 – Memorial Day/Offices closed
Parents: If you haven’t already registered your students online for next year through the SchoolMint site, we are sending the letters home again with report cards.  This letter contains important information as well as your students personalized access code to register them for the 17-18 school year. All students must be registered via SchoolMint for the 17-18 school year. If you did not receive your students code, please contact the front office.
Don’t forget to swing by the office after July 5th to present your proof of residence!
If you didn’t send in the Spring Pre-Registration packet back in April feel free to send it in. This will allow your student to request their elective classes for next year as well as get a jump on summer registration amounts.
Don’t forget about the Planet Fundraiser App!  Simply download the app, upload receipts, and a portion of sales is given to CMS!  Check out the flyers attached. Download the app before 5/23 and $1 donation per app download will be given to CMS!
Shelby County School CNP department has updated their accounting system. This new system requires all students to be issued new lunch numbers. A letter will be attached to your students report card on the last day of school explaining the new system and will contain their new lunch number. Please share the number with your student and encourage them to memorize it before the start of school. 
 
We hope you have a great summer!

Weekly Reminders 5/16/17

May 15-19 – 4th 9 weeks exams
  Monday – Social Studies
Tuesday – English
Wednesday – Math
Thursday – Science
Friday – Exploratory/Make-ups 
May 22 – 8th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice
May 23 – 7th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice
May 24 – 6th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice
May 25 – Last Day of School – Students dismiss at 1 pm.
May 26 – Teacher Workday
May 29 – Memorial Day/Offices closed
Parents: be sure to check out the SchoolMint letter that came home on your students progress report. This letter contains important information as well as your students personalized access code to register them for the 17-18 school year. All students must be registered via SchoolMint for the 17-18 school year. If you did not receive your students code, please contact the front office.
If you didn’t send in the Spring Pre-Registration packet back in April feel free to send it in. This will allow your student to request their elective classes for next year as well as get a jump on summer registration amounts.
Don’t forget about the Planet Fundraiser App!  Simply download the app, upload receipts, and a portion of sales is given to CMS!  Check out the flyers attached. Download the app before 5/23 and $1 donation per app download will be given to CMS!
Shelby County School CNP department has updated their accounting system. This new system requires all students to be issued new lunch numbers. A letter will be attached to your students report card on the last day of school explaining the new system and will contain their new lunch number. Please share the number with your student and encourage them to memorize it before the start of school. 
SCHS would like to meet with the parents of students who would be interested in participating in a soccer program beginning in the spring of 2018. The students are invited to attend as well. The meeting will be in the cafeteria at SCHS on Tuesday evening, May 23rd at 6:00 pm.

17-18 Student Registration *parent action required*

Parents: be sure to check out the SchoolMint letter that came home on your students progress report. This letter contains important information as well as your students personalized access code to register them for the 17-18 school year.All students must be registered via SchoolMint for the 17-18 school year. If you did not receive your students code, please contact the front office.

Thursday Reminders 5/4/17

May 4 – Anti-Bullying Rally during lunch period

May 9 – Writing our Stories

May 15-19 – 4th 9 weeks exams
Monday – Social Studies
Tuesday – English
Wednesday – Math
Thursday – Science
Friday – Exploratory/Make-ups

May 22 – 8th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice
May 23 – 7th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice
May 24 – 6th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice

May 25 – Last Day of School – Students dismiss at 1 pm.
May 26 – Teacher Workday
May 29 – Memorial Day/Offices closed

Parents: be sure to check out the SchoolMint letter that came home on your students progress report last Friday. This letter contains important information as well as your students personalized access code to register them for the 17-18 school year. If you did not receive your students code, please contact the front office.

Please advise your students that the “spinners” and fidget-type items are not allowed in school. These items are classified as nuisance items unless a student has prior authorization via a 504 or IEP plan.
Check out the Planet Fundraiser App! Simply upload receipts from participating vendors and CMS will receive a percent of sales! Thanks in advance! Feel free to send in your receipts to the front office for us to load them for you!

Thursday Reminders 4/27/17

April 28 – 8th grade summer reading forms due.

May 4 – Anti-Bullying Rally during lunch period

May 15-19 – 4th 9 weeks exams

Monday – Social Studies

Tuesday – English

Wednesday – Math

Thursday – Science

Friday – Exploratory/Make-ups

May 22 – 8th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice

May 23 – 7th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice

May 24 – 6th Grade Awards Day 8:30 am / Yearbook Signing Party / Kona Ice

May 25 – Last Day of School – Students dismiss at 1 pm.

May 26 – Teacher Workday

May 29 – Memorial Day/Offices closed

Parents: be sure to check out the SchoolMint letter that came home on your students progress report last Friday. This letter contains important information as well as your students personalized access code to register them for the 17-18 school year.

Shelby County Schools is Hiring Bus Drivers!

Parents, Please advise your students that the “spinners” and fidget-type items are not allowed in school. These items are classified as nuisance items unless a student has prior authorization via a 504 or IEP plan.

Parents, check out the Planet Fundraiser App!  Simply upload receipts from participating vendors and CMS will receive a percent of sales!  Thanks in advance!

Thursday reminders 4/20/17

April 19-20 – CMS Boys Basketball Tryouts. 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm.(for current 6th and 7th graders)

Students must have active physical, Star Sportsmanship certificate, AAHSA release form and Concussion form on file to tryout. See coaches for packets.

April 20-21 – 8th Grade Aspire testing

April 21 – Progress reports go home./ 6th and 7th grade summer reading forms due. 17-18 school year online registration SchoolMint access codes with instructions will be sent home with Progress reports on Friday.  Please make plans to complete this online registration before our summer registration events.

April 24 – 8th grade Field Trip to Barons game.

April 25 – PTSO End of year dance. Tickets will be on sale Friday 4/21, Monday 4/24 and Tuesday 4/25 for $5 each during lunch classes only. Concessions will be available. Pizza $2, Drinks and snacks $1.  The theme of this dance is the 80’s!

April 26 – Buddy Pictures $8 each. Students can have fun pictures made with their friends by a professional photographer! Each picture is $8 per person.

April 28 – 8th grade summer reading forms due.

Parents, Please advise your students that the “spinners” and fidget-type items are not allowed in school. These items are classified as nuisance items unless a student has prior authorization via a 504 or IEP plan.

Parents, check out the Planet Fundraiser App!  Simply upload receipts from participating vendors and CMS will receive a percent of sales!  Thanks in advance!

17-18 Pre-Registration Packets Due Thursday 4/20!

Don’t forget the pre-registration packets that came home on 4/6 are due by Thursday, 4/20.  This packet included information about the 17-18 school year as well as course selection form for next year. There is also a pay sheet included that allows you to pre-pay some or all of the 17-18 school payments. By getting a jump on the summer registration process, you will be able to bypass some of the tables at registration. If your student didn’t bring home a packet, please call the office and request a new packet.

Thank you!

Thursday Reminders 4/13/17

IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WILDCAT!!!
April 10 – 14 – CMS Volleyball clinic and tryouts.
4/12 – 4/16 The Kiwanis Spring Carnival will be April 12 – 16 at the old summer classics property in Columbiana.
Wednesday and Thursday 6 pm – 10 pm Armbands $15
Friday and Saturday 6 pm – 11 pm Armbands $18.
Sunday (Easter) 1 pm – 5 pm Armbands 15.
April 14th – Steel City Pops $3, Hat Day $1 – Proceeds benefit FBLA
 
April 17-18 – CMS Girls Basketball Tryouts 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm. (for current 6th and 7th graders)
 
April 18 – 19 – 6th Grade Aspire testing 
 
April 19-20 – CMS Boys Basketball Tryouts. 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm.(for current 6th and 7th graders)
Students must have active physical, Star Sportsmanship certificate, AAHSA release form and Concussion form on file to tryout. See coaches for packets.
April 20-21 – 8th Grade Aspire testing
April 21 – Progress reports go home./ 6th and 7th grade summer reading forms due.
April 24 – 8th grade Field Trip to Barons game.
April 25 – PTSO End of year dance. Tickets will be on sale Friday 4/21, Monday 4/24 and Tuesday 4/25 for $5 each during lunch classes only. Concessions will be available. Pizza $2, Drinks and snacks $1.
April 26 – Buddy Pictures $8 each. Students can have fun pictures made with their friends by a professional photographer! Each picture is $8 per person.
April 28 – 8th grade summer reading forms due.
Parents: Help remind your students that leggings/jeggings are not allowed to be worn at school unless worn with a dress or top that is within 3 inches of the knee. Distressed jeans (with holes, intentional or not) are not allowed.
Reminder: Students are not allowed to be dropped off for school before 7:00 am.
Reminder: Cell phones and gum are not allowed. All Cell phones should be turned off and placed in the lockers throughout the instructional day.

Thursday Reminders 4/6/17

IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WILDCAT!!!
April 3 – 7 – CMS Cheer clinic and tryouts. 
 
April 10 – 14 – CMS Volleyball clinic and tryouts.
April 11 – 13 – 7th Grade Aspire testing
 
April 14th – Steel City Pops $3, Hat Day $1 – Proceeds benefit FBLA
 
April 17-18 – CMS Girls Basketball Tryouts 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm. (for current 6th and 7th graders)
 
April 18 – 19 – 6th Grade Aspire testing 
 
April 19-20 – CMS Boys Basketball Tryouts. 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm.(for current 6th and 7th graders)
Students must have active physical, Star Sportsmanship certificate, AAHSA release form and Concussion form on file to tryout. See coaches for packets.
April 20-21 – 8th Grade Aspire testing
April 21 – Progress reports go home.
April 24 – 8th grade Field Trip to Barons game.
April 25 – PTSO End of year dance. Tickets will be on sale Friday 4/21, Monday 4/24 and Tuesday 4/25 for $5 each during lunch classes only. Concessions will be available. Pizza $2, Drinks and snacks $1.
April 26 – Buddy Pictures $8 each. Students can have fun pictures made with their friends by a professional photographer! Each picture is $8 per person.
Parents: Help remind your students that leggings/jeggings are not allowed to be worn at school unless worn with a dress or top that is within 3 inches of the knee. Distressed jeans (with holes, intentional or not) are not allowed.
Reminder: Students are not allowed to be dropped off for school before 7:00 am.
Reminder: Cell phones and gum are not allowed. All Cell phones should be turned off and placed in the lockers throughout the instructional day.