Middle School South News....

August 27, 2018

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Message from Mrs. Hanna...

Welcome to Middle School South! The middle years are a time for growth, challenge, and discovery. At Cabot Middle School South, we encourage and prepare students to participate fully, take risks, and to create lasting memories and relationships with peers, faculty, and staff. I am proud to be working with Assistant Principals Amy Morrow and Hannah Sullivan, at such an exciting and dynamic school and to work in the unique and beautiful town of Cabot.

Our goal at Middle School South is to become R.E.A.L Panthers (Respect, Explore, Achieve and Lead) in conjunction with a challenging curriculum that will prepare students for success. We believe that students, parents, and teachers all play a vital role in helping students reach their greatest potential. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the many resources and opportunities available to them including Space Camp, Rockin' at the Hop, clubs, and Frontier Days.


The foundation of our students' success is based on the partnership among students, faculty, staff and parents. Active parent participation is essential to our success. Please contact any member of your child's team or our dedicated PTO parents for information on how you can support Middle School South.


I look forward to working with you and your children during the 2018-2019 school year. Please do not hesitate to contact me at any time. Middle School South's success is dependent on your feedback.


If you have another email you would like for me to use or you would like to be removed from the Middle School South News...please email casey.hanna@cps.k12.ar.us.


Educationally Yours,

Casey Hanna

Principal, Cabot Middle School South

COUNSELOR'S CORNER

News from the CMSS Counseling Center:


The mission of the Cabot Middle School South’s Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. School counselors partner with other educators, parents/guardians and the community support of the total educational program.


Nicole True, 5th Grade Counselor: nicole.true@cps.k12.ar.us


Jana Terrell, 6th Grade Counselor: jana.terrell@cps.k12.ar.us


Please let us know how we can help your child at CMSS.

Cabot School District Lunch Menu

Click the button to view Cabot School District meal prices plus breakfast and lunch menus.

2018-2019 STUDENT CALENDAR

Click button to view the 2018-2019 student calendar.

IMPORTANT DATES:

SEPTEMBER:

3- No School Labor Day


10-Progress Reports will go home with each student


24-28 R.E.A.L. Friends Week/Book Fair


OCTOBER:

16- P/T Conference


18- P/T Conference


19- No School


25- G/T Heifer Field Trip


26- 5th grade Frontier Festival


29-30 6th grade Hearing and Vision Screenings


NOVEMBER:

19-23 Thanksgiving Break


DECEMBER:

19-January 1- Christmas Break

Cabot School District 2018-2019 Student Handbook

Click the link to view the 2018-2019 Student Handbook.

THE R.E.A.L. PANTHER PLEDGE


Be Someone’s R.E.A.L. Hero

As R.E.A.L. Panthers, we believe…

R.E.A.L. Panthers show RESPECT:

● To all students, all adults, and ourselves

● For our campus

● By being honest and kind

R.E.A.L. Panthers will EXPLORE:

● Ready to learn

● With materials and supplies

● With a willingness to try

R.E.A.L. Panthers will ACHIEVE:

● By creating a safe environment

● With their actions and choices for their own success

R.E.A.L. Panthers will LEAD:

● In their school

● In their learning

● In helping and serving others

CABOT PUBLIC SCHOOL WEBSITE BUTTON

Click the Cabot Public Schools Website bar to take you directly to the District Homepage.

Stand Up to Cyberbullying | Federal Trade Commission

Free and Reduced Form is now available online!

Parents can now fill out free and reduced forms online! Check this out:


http://www.cabotschools.org/administration/food-services/free-and-reduced-price-meals

BOX TOPS MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH

We have great news! We will have the incentive program here at Middle School South! It was proven success last year at MSS and we want to continue for students and parents to turn trash into cash! The cash for the Box Tops program helps with many things including new technology for Middle School South. We hope you will help us meet our Box Top goal this year!


Remember to collect those BOX TOPS over the summer to help your upcoming class win some cool prizes!

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REMIND 101

Mrs. Hanna would like you to join MSS Parents 2018-19!


To receive messages via text, text @mssparent to 81010. You can opt out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @mssparent.


WHAT IS REMIND AND WHY IS IT SAFE?

Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that helps teachers share important updates and reminders with students & parents. Subscribe by text, email or using the Remind app. All personal information is kept private. Teachers will never see your phone number, nor will you see theirs. Visit remind.com to learn more

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH TWITTER

Twitter is a perfect opportunity for you to see the latest activities that are occurring at Middle School South. If you have not signed up for Middle School South Twitter you can follow us @CMSSouth.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH INSTAGRAM

Instagram is another perfect opportunity for you to see the latest pictures and activities that are occurring at Middle School South. If you have not signed up for Middle School South Instagram you can follow us @CMSSouth.

CABOT SCHOOLS APP!

Cabot Public Schools is proud to debut its new mobile app.


The app gives parents, students, staff and patrons direct and immediate access to school news, notifications, student info, resources and much more!


All this information is available in one place and right at your fingertips. It’s also free and just a single download away.


The free official Cabot Public Schools app is available right now in the App Store for iPhones and on Google Play for Android users.


If you have an iPhone, to get started visit the App Store and search for Cabot Public Schools or Cabot School District. Once you find it, just click on it to download the app to your phone.


If you have an Android phone, you’ll go to Google Play, and again either search Cabot Public Schools or Cabot School District and download it to your phone.


Once it’s downloaded, you’ll want to explore all the features available. It’s a great place to stay connected.


• Keep up-to-date on the district’s top news stories

• Customize your app to follow and get notifications from the district and/or school(s) of your choice

• Calendar of school events

• Find contact and staff information on each school and departments

• Access student information, grades, upcoming assignments, and cafeteria balances

• If you’re new to the district, find your school and your student’s bus route

• Lunch menus

• Pay cafeteria balances

• Resources for students, parents, faculty and staff

• Provide feedback, suggestions or contact the superintendent


Our new Cabot Public Schools app also automatically translates all this information into more than 50 languages. All you have to do is go to the Settings Icon and select your preferred language.


If you’re not able to download the app, don’t worry. We'll still continue distributing all our information just like we have before through social media, phone calls, texts, emails, website, school announcements, and newsletters. This new app is just another tool to help us connect with you.


*We encourage you to always follow the district (Cabot Public Schools) to keep up-to-date on important information.