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.

Thursday Reminders 3/23/17

IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WILDCAT!!!
 
March 24th – 6th grade poetry competition
 
March 27-31 – SPRING BREAK! Schools and offices closed.
 
April 3 – 7 – CMS Cheer clinic and tryouts. 
 
April 9th – CMS Band – Sunday at the Pops 2 pm @ CMS
April 10 – 14 – CMS Volleyball clinic and tryouts. 
 
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 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 21 – Progress reports go home.
April 24 – 8th grade Field Trip to Barons game.
Planet Fundraiser!!!  Download the app in the AppStore or on Google Play Store. Scan your receipt from local participating vendors and a portion of your purchase is given back to our school!  Check it out!

Thursday Reminders 3/16/17

March 17 – CMS trash bag fundraiser ends. Turn in all orders and money to the front office. 
March 17 – Report Cards Go Home/ Steel City Pops $3
 
March 27-31 – SPRING BREAK! Schools and offices closed.
 
8TH GRADE FRESHMAN YEAR COURSE SELECTION TARGET DATES:
March 15th-SCHS counselors will meet with all 8th graders in the gym during advisory to discuss course selections for their 9th grade year at SCHS.
March 16th-8th grade parent night at SCHS at 6pm.  Parents and students are encouraged to attend to learn more about course selections.
March 20 & 22-Course selections due.  SCHS counselors will meet with each student during McClaran’s class to discuss course selections.
Planet Fundraiser!!! Download the app in the AppStore or on Google Play Store. Scan your receipt from local participating vendors and a portion of your purchase is given back to our school! Piggly Wiggly donates 3% of sales! Chic-Fil-A donates 7%!  Check it out!

THURSDAY REMINDERS (ON FRIDAY) 3/10/17

March 6-17 – CMS trash bag fundraiser. See attached flyer.
March 10 – Teacher workday/NO STUDENTS
March 16 – 6th, 7th, and 8th grades Field Trip to SCHS to see Beauty and the Beast. Cost is $5. Forms and money due by March 9th. 
March 17 – Report Cards Go Home/ Steel City Pops $3
 
March 27-31 – SPRING BREAK! Schools and offices closed.
 
8TH GRADE FRESHMAN YEAR COURSE SELECTION TARGET DATES:
March 15th-SCHS counselors will meet with all 8th graders in the gym during advisory to discuss course selections for their 9th grade year at SCHS.
March 16th-8th grade parent night at SCHS at 6pm.  Parents and students are encouraged to attend to learn more about course selections.
March 20 & 22-Course selections due.  SCHS counselors will meet with each student during McClaran’s class to discuss course selections.

Thursday Reminders 3/2/17

March 3 – Hat Day. Students can donate $1 to wear a hat during the school day. Proceeds benefit FBLA.
March 3-9 – 9 week exams!
Friday 3/3 – Science 
Monday 3/6 – Social Studies
Tuesday 3/7 – English
Wednesday 3/8 – Math
Thursday 3/9 – Exploratory, Make-ups
 
March 6-17 – CMS trash bag fundraiser. Info to come. 
March 7 – Jennies Pennies boutiques truck in parking lot.(PARENTS ONLY):   Feel free to stop by during the day and visit the boutique truck that will be set up in our parking lot. Portion of sales benefit CMS. 
March 8 – Spring Pictures
March 10 – Teacher workday/NO STUDENTS
March 16 – 6th, 7th, and 8th grades Field Trip to SCHS to see Beauty and the Beast. Cost is $5. Forms and money due by March 9th. 
March 17 – Report Cards Go Home/ Steel City Pops $3
 
March 27-31 – SPRING BREAK! Schools and offices closed.
 
Parents: Please help remind your students about dress code compliance. Distressed jeans/jeans with holes are not allowed. Legging/Jeggings may only be worn with a dress or top that is within 3 inches of the knee. Athletic pants/shorts are not allowed. Spaghetti straps are not allowed and should not be visible. Thank you for your help!