Parent Summit tonight at SCHS and other info

Please see the attached flyer regarding a Summit on Substance Abuse that we will be held at SCHS on Tuesday, September 27th starting at The doors will open at 5:30 pm so that parents can browse the informational tables before the speakers take the stage. We are inviting parents from the communities of Wilsonville, Shelby, and Columbiana to join us for this event. The summit should last from 6-7 pm.

Also, see the attached flyers regarding 2 upcoming free workshops presented by Safehouse of Shelby County.
The SGA Spirit Dance will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4th from 3:15 – 5:00 pm. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold during lunch periodFriday 9/30, Monday 10/3 and Tuesday 10/4dating-101-flyer how-to-help-flyer parent-summit-columbiana-schools

CMS Thursday Reminders 9/22/16

IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WILDCAT!!!
Tomorrow is the SCHS Homecoming Parade. Express Check-out forms will go home tomorrow. In order for a student to be checked out in the Express Checkout line at 12:30 pm (under the bus canopy), the student must have part 2 and the person picking up your student must have part 1 of the blue form that will come home tomorrow. The person picking up your student through the Express Checkout line does not have to be on the students checkout list, as long as they have the Blue Form part 1 and the form is signed by you, the parent. If you do not have the Express Checkout form, you must come in the office and follow regular check-out procedures.
Any checkout prior to 12:30 pm for the parade will be marked as unexcused.
Although this is a great community event and participation is encouraged, it is not mandatory.  If a student does not check out for this event, the school day will end at normal time and transportation will run accordingly.
Beginning next week, part of our school will be getting a new roof installed. During this time, part of our front parking lot will be blocked as a safety measure.

Parent, please remind your students that are car riders in the afternoon about our car line procedures:
1. Be observant and look for your ride.
2. No cell phones allowed.
3. Students must wait for the whistle to load.
Fall picture proofs will be sent home on Monday 9/26. All orders are due back to the front office by 10/5.
9/27 – CMS Volleyball at Calera 5 pm.
9/29 – CMS Volleyball at Montevallo 5 pm.
10/4 – SGA Spirit Dance. More info to come.

CMS Thursday Reminders 9/15/16

It’s a great day to be a WILDCAT!!!
Please be aware that microwaves are not available for student use at school. Please make sure if your student brings lunch from home that it does not require heating.
Today – 9/15 – CMS Volleyball plays IN HELENA at 5:00 pm.
Today – 9/15 – CMS Football HOMECOMING GAME vs. Marbury 5:30 pm, SCHS Football Field.  Admission is $5 adults/$3 students. Mr. & Miss CMS will be introduced at half time!
Tomorrow – 9/16 – HAT DAY $1, Students can pay $1 to wear a had during the school day. All proceeds benefit the CMS football program.
Next Week! Spirit week!  See attached dress up days. Students must be in dress code each day.  cms-spirit-week
Monday – 9/19 – CMS Volleyball  at Pelham. 5:00 pm.
Tuesday – 9/20 – CMS Volleyball at HOME vs. Jemison 5:00 pm. Admission is $5 adults/$3 students.
Tuesday – 9/20 – CMS Football AWAY at Vincent 6:00 pm.
Tuesday – 9/20 – CMS PTSO Little Ceasar’s Pizza Kit Fundraiser kick-off.
Thursday – 9/22 – CMS Volleyball at HOME vs. Sylacauga 5:00 pm. Admission is $5 adults/$3 students.
Next Friday (9/23) is the SCHS Homecoming Parade. Express Check-out forms will go hometomorrow. In order for a student to be checked out in the Express Checkout line at 12:30 pm (under the bus canopy), the student must have part 2 and the person picking up your student must have part 1 of the blue form that will come home tomorrow. The person picking up your student through the Express Checkout line does not have to be on the students checkout list, as long as they have the Blue Form part 1 and the form is signed by you, the parent. If you do not have the Express Checkout form, you must come in the office and follow regular check-out procedures.
Any checkout prior to 12:30 pm for the parade will be marked as unexcused.
Although this is a great community event and participation is encouraged, it is not mandatory.  If a student does not check out for this event, the school day will end at normal time and transportation will run accordingly.

Thursday Reminders 9/8/16

It’s a GREAT Day to be a Wildcat!
Last Call for Mixed Bags Orders – Friday 9/9/16
TODAY September 8th  – CMS Volleyball plays IN JEMISON at 4:00 pm.
 
TOMORROW! September 9th – Steel City Pops. Students can purchase a cool treat for $3. Please remember to send money with your student. Students will not be able to call home for money. 
September 13th  – CMS Volleyball plays Montevallo AT HOME at 5:00 pm.  Admission is $5 for adults/$3 for students.
September 15th  – CMS Volleyball plays IN HELENA at 5:00 pm
September 15th – CMS Football plays Marbury AT HOME 5:30 PM (AT SCHS stadium) Admission is $5 for adults/$3 for students.
September 16th –  Hat Day! Students can pay $1 to wear a hat during the school day. All proceeds benefit the  CMS Football Department.
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Did you know that you can access your child’s grades, assignments, attendance and more at our INOW portal? INOW Parent login information for the new school year has been generated. Your username will remain the same. Your temporary password has been set to: coms2016!   You can access the login page at this link: http://www.shelbyed.k12.al.us/schools/cms/index.htm  Click on the INOW HOME quick link on the left of the page. If you have any questions or if you need your user id, please contact the front office at 205-682-6610.
Please be aware that microwaves are not available for student use at school. Please make sure if your student brings lunch from home that it does not require heating.

Columbiana Middle School is raising funds for various school projects. We rely heavily on the support of our community and greatly appreciate your participation with our fundraisers!

A DELICIOUS WAY TO SUPPORT CMS

CMS is sponsoring a HoneyBaked Ham fundraiser! Gift cards are available and are a great idea for the upcoming holidays! The following link will direct you to our fundraising site. CMS HoneyBaked Ham Fundraiser

Thursday Reminders 9/1/16

It’s a GREAT Day to be a Wildcat!
August 24th – Sept 7th – CMS Mixed Bags Fundraiser! Samples are on display in the front office.  All orders and payments due to the front office by Sept 7th.
TODAY September 1st  – CMS Volleyball plays IN CHELSEA at 6:00 pm.
 
Friday, September 2nd – FBLA Hat Day! Students can pay $1 to wear a hat during the school day. All proceeds benefit the  CMS Future Business Leaders of America Club. 
September 5th – LABOR DAY. SCHOOLS AND OFFICES CLOSED.
September 8th  – CMS Volleyball plays IN JEMISON at 4:00 pm.
September 9th – Steel City Pops. Students can purchase a cool treat for $3. Please remember to send money with your student. Students will not be able to call home for money.
September 13th  – CMS Volleyball plays Montevallo AT HOME at 5:00 pm.  Admission is $5 for adults/$3 for students.
September 15th  – CMS Volleyball plays IN HELENA at 5:00 pm
September 15th – CMS Football plays Marbury AT HOME 5:30 PM (AT SCHS stadium) Admission is $5 for adults/$3 for students.
September 16th –  Hat Day! Students can pay $1 to wear a hat during the school day. All proceeds benefit the  CMS Football Department.
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Did you know that you can access your child’s grades, assignments, attendance and more at our INOW portal? INOW Parent login information for the new school year has been generated. Your username will remain the same. Your temporary password has been set to: coms2016!   You can access the login page at this link: http://www.shelbyed.k12.al.us/schools/cms/index.htm  Click on the INOW HOME quick link on the left of the page. If you have any questions or if you need your user id, please contact the front office at 205-682-6610.
Please be aware that microwaves are not available for student use at school. Please make sure if your student brings lunch from home that it does not require heating.

Shelby County Schools is in need of bus drivers!  Contact the Transportation Dept for more info!

Columbiana Middle School is raising funds for various school projects. We rely heavily on the support of our community and greatly appreciate your participation with our fundraisers!

A DELICIOUS WAY TO SUPPORT CMS

CMS is sponsoring a HoneyBaked Ham fundraiser! Gift cards are available and are a great idea for the upcoming holidays! The following link will direct you to our fundraising site. CMS HoneyBaked Ham Fundraiser

The Shelby County Fair is having a talent contest on October 8th. The deadline to sign up is September 9th. You can see all the information about it if you go to their website.  click the link for info: Shelby County Fair Talent Show Info
Please pass the word to anyone who may be interested. It’s for all ages.

CMS Thursday Reminders 08/25/16

It’s a GREAT Day to be a Wildcat!
Come out to Montevallo tonight for some football as your CMS Wildcats take on Montevallo!  Game starts at 5:30 pm.
August 24th – Sept 7th – CMS Mixed Bags Fundraiser packets went home with students yesterday. Samples are on display in the front office.  All orders and payments due to the front office by Sept 7th.
September 5th – LABOR DAY. SCHOOLS AND OFFICES CLOSED.
2016-2017 CMS T-SHIRTS!! If you didn’t purchase a CMS shirt at registration, please turn in order forms and payment by Friday 8/26. Shirts are $15 each. See image attached.
Did you know that you can access your child’s grades, assignments, attendance and more at our INOW portal? INOW Parent login information for the new school year has been generated. Your username will remain the same. Your temporary password has been set to: coms2016!   You can access the login page at this link: http://www.shelbyed.k12.al.us/schools/cms/index.htm  Click on the INOW HOME quick link on the left of the page. If you have any questions or if you need your user id, please contact the front office at205-682-6610.

Columbiana Middle School is raising funds for various school projects. We rely heavily on the support of our community and greatly appreciate your participation with our fundraisers!

A DELICIOUS WAY TO SUPPORT CMS

CMS is sponsoring a HoneyBaked Ham fundraiser! Gift cards are available and are a great idea for the upcoming holidays! The following link will direct you to our fundraising site. CMS HoneyBaked Ham Fundraiser

CMS shirt order

IT’S DANCE DAY!!!

IT’S DANCE DAY!!!

Columbiana Middle School is anxiously preparing for its Back-to-School Dance and would like to share the new student pick-up procedure that utilizes our extended parking lot for more efficiency and safety.  Please read the following information carefully and help us with this effort.

  1. Students will be released from the dance beginning at approximately 4:50pm.

  2. All students will be picked up in front of the school (no pick-up on the bus canopy).

  3. The pick-up lines will run in the reverse direction of the daily afternoon carline pick-up (see map).

  4. Vehicles will be directed to enter at the second parking lot entrance where lines will quickly form into two lines.

  5. The two lines will continue through the parking lot and students will load along the white line in front of the school.

  6. Please follow all markers/cones and directions of the supervising adults.  do not direct your student to load at any location other that our designated area.

  7. Students will load only on the whistle; do not direct your student to load at any location other that our designated area.

Again, we ask for your patience with our new procedure.  Please be prompt in picking up your student and ask them to be diligent in watching for your vehicle.

Thursday Reminders from CMS 08.18.2016

August 23rd – PTSO Back To School Dance. 3:15 PM – 5 PM. (immediately after school) Tickets will be on sale Friday 8/19, Monday 8/22 and Tuesday 8/23 for $5 each. Tickets will be sold during lunch period ONLY. Concessions will be available. Click here for Dance Ticket Sales Procedures and pick-up map and guidelines.
Please read the following information carefully and help us with this effort.
  1. Students will be released from the dance beginning at approximately 4:50pm.

  2. All students will be picked up in front of the school (no pick-up on the bus canopy).

  3. The pick-up lines will run in the reverse direction of the daily afternoon carline pick-up (see map).

  4. Vehicles will be directed to enter at the second parking lot entrance where lines will quickly form into two lines.

  5. The two lines will continue through the parking lot and students will load along the white line in front of the school.

  6. Please follow all markers/cones and directions of the supervising adults.  do not direct your student to load at any location other that our designated area.

  7. Students will load only on the whistle; do not direct your student to load at any location other that our designated area.

Again, we ask for your patience with our new procedure.  Please be prompt in picking up your student and ask them to be diligent in watching for your vehicle.

August 24th – Sept 7th – CMS Mixed Bags Fundraiser. Students will bring home information regarding this fundraiser on 8/24. All orders and payments due to the front office by Sept 7th.
September 5th – LABOR DAY. SCHOOLS AND OFFICES CLOSED.
2016-2017 CMS T-SHIRTS!! If you didn’t purchase a CMS shirt at registration, order forms will go home next week. Shirts are $15 each.
Did you know that you can access your child’s grades, assignments, attendance and more at our INOW portal? INOW Parent login information will be send home next week.

Columbiana Middle School is raising funds for various school projects. We rely heavily on the support of our community and greatly appreciate your participation with our fundraisers!

A DELICIOUS WAY TO SUPPORT CMS

CMS is sponsoring a HoneyBaked Ham fundraiser! Gift cards are available and are a great idea for the upcoming holidays! The following link will direct you to our fundraising site. CMS HoneyBaked Ham Fundraiser