Howler Hub

Week of November 2, 2020 - Parent and Community Edition!

Welcome to Cypress Creek Middle School's Howler Hub

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Students of the Week

Zak Hussain

Zeina Elhemaly

Kathryn Tucker

Xavier Martinez

Camryn Sontchi

Mackenzie Lachance

Alexa Toledo

Grace Walker

Jordan Ogugua

Braden Rankin

Jayden Pierce

Gabriella Leck

Solenia Suarez

Angelina Rodriguez

Andrea Martinez Mendez

Spencer Bixby

Elias Matta Viera

Keoni Munoz Pardillo

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Staff of the Week

Bruce Braun

John Stockham

Peter Nason

Dennis Martin

Barbie Pleus

Bradford Troski

Danielle Niemann

Michelle Mudge

Candra Lyons-Stovall

Jeanette Payne

Rebecca Shaver

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CCMS Calendar Weekly

Monday

3:30 - 5:30 - Boys' Soccer Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Cheerleading Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Football Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Girls' Basketball Practice


Tuesday

6:30 - Football Game @ CSRMS


Wednesday

3:10 - 4:10 - After School Tutoring (Media)

3:30 - 5:30 - Boys' Soccer Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Girls' Basketball Practice



Thursday

Picture Retakes

3:10 - 4:10 - Jr. Thespians

3:30 - 5:30 - Boys' Soccer Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Girls' Basketball Practice

3:30 - 5:30 - Cheerleading Practice



Friday

3:30 - 5:30 - Girls' Basketball Practice

Happy Friday!! Have a howling good weekend!

Grading and Feedback for mySchool Online Students and Families

Due to the uniqueness of our learning experience this school year due to COVID-19 there are two places mySchool Online students and families can see grades and check for feedback: myLearning and myStudent. mySchool Online students can see specific assignment feedback from their teachers in myLearning, however, both students are parents should be looking at grades on the myStudent platform. Teachers should be updating grades in the myStudent platform on a weekly basis to view current grades.

Pasco Pathways

The school district will be hosting two Pasco Pathways Expo events that will highlight the choices and innovative programs available in our county for the 21-22 school year. Pasco County Schools will host its 3rd annual Expo style events on November 16th for West side schools, and November 19th for East side schools from 5-8 p.m. These events will take place virtually this year. All secondary schools in the designated area will be represented at the virtual Expo as well as select elementary schools. Cypress Creek Middle School will be represented at the November 19th Expo for East side schools from 5-8 p.m. and we would love to see you virtually at the Expo. For registration information please visit http://pasco.k12.fl.us/expo. In addition to the Expos we want to be sure you are aware of the Pasco Pathways School Choice process as well as the dates the application will be available. To find this information, please visit the Pasco County website.

Picture MakeUp Day

Make up picture day is Thursday, November 5th in the Media Center.

MSOL students, click here to register: https://forms.gle/Y8gn3cuwQEBe9Wg66

Second Semester Learning Option Change Deadline Information - Please Read


Learning Option Changes for 1st semester have concluded. We will not be processing any more changes for the 1st semester of school.


Our school is already preparing for the second semester that begins on January 6, 2021. In order to properly allocate teachers and resources, the District is requiring families to notify the school by November 13 if they want to change their student's educational model for the second semester.


Please make your choice now, as the window for a request to CHANGE YOUR OPTION will ONLY BE OPEN through November 13th.


The Request to Change Learning Option can be submitted by clicking here.


*PLEASE NOTE - IF YOU HAVE ALREADY CHANGED YOUR OPTION ONCE, WE WILL NOT PROCESS ANOTHER CHANGE!

October Edition of CCMS Student Services' "Coyote Corner"

Please click here to access October's edition of the "Coyote Corner."

Yearbooks Are On Sale!

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Tutoring Information

Attention Coyotes,


Do you need help with that assignment, or need further explanation on that equation? Well, we got your covered! Starting Wednesday, September 16th, the Cypress Creek Middle School NJHS and our Pack Leaders will be holding weekly tutoring sessions for all Cypress Creek students in our media center directly after school until 4:10 PM.


These tutoring services are completely free and will be provided by Cypress Creek teachers, Pack Leaders and National Junior Honor Society members. Take advantage of this free opportunity!

NJHS Tutoring via Zoom!

NJHS tutoring is every Wednesday from 3:10 until 4:10

Join Zoom Meeting here

Meeting ID: 846 5837 9111

Passcode: NJHS

Staff of the Week Nomination

Did someone exemplify our H.O.W.L. mission this week? Recognize them here:

ABC Program Information

Please see the information about the ABC Program below. If you need assistance please click on the link below to apply and our ABC advisor will contact you.

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Overpass Road Closure

Overpass Road will be shutting down for possibly an entire year, starting on or around February 1st. This is so an exit ramp can be built for this road off of Interstate 75.

Medication Drop-Off

Please call the clinic OR email Kelsie Woop kwoop@pasco.k12.fl.us (Clinic Assistant), or Jen Oyer joyer@pasco.k12.fl.us (School Nurse) at 813-346-4600 to set up an appointment for medication drop off. Medication will not be accepted if brought in by your child.

Lunch Informational for Traditional Students

Seating

Seating has been marked inside the Cafeteria and outside the Cafeteria. All seats are clearly marked where students can/cannot sit. Students will be escorted to lunch by their teachers to ensure social distancing. At the end of lunch, students will be picked up by their teachers. Students will always make a reservation once they have selected his or her seat using our CCMS Lunch Reservation URL Code. This helps us keep track of our students location while dining in our cafeteria each day. Students that do not have a device to scan the URL code can ask adults in the lunchroom for help.


Free & Reduced Lunch

The Free and Reduced Meal Application for the 2020-2021 school year is now available online at www.pascoschoolmeals.com. If you are unsure if you qualify, you can also review the income eligibility guidelines on our website.


MySchool Bucks

School meal accounts can be funded through the MySchoolBucks meal payment service starting on August 15th. Just visit MySchoolBucks.com. You also have the option of paying directly in the cafeteria with cash, check, credit or debit. Contactless pay will be available at registers where credit cards are accepted. Students can use contactless cards, or Google Wallet, Android Pay and Apple Pay from their phones.


Please contact Food and Nutrition Services with any questions by emailing fns_finance@pasco.k12.fl.usor calling 813-794-2522.

Checking Out a Student or Dropping a Student Off?

Checking Out Students:

When you arrive please come to the front office and ring the bell. Please have your ID ready to show one of our front office staff through our camera system. Students will be the only ones permitted in the front lobby. The staff member will contact the student's teacher to have them come down to be checked out.


Dropping Off Students Late to School:

All of our gates will be locked. Please drop your student off at the front office. If your child's tardiness is excused, please send a note in with them. Only students will be permitted in the front office for Drop-Offs. Our front office staff will check them in and get them to their class.

Deliveries to our Campus

Please note that we do not permit deliveries from outside services. Please do not order or send items to be delivered by the school. Any delivery that does appear will be sent away. Please also note that we will not deliver balloons, or any other items to students for celebratory purposes. Please also do not personally deliver fast food items to your child for lunch.The only items that will be delivered would be something a student needs for instructional purposes. Please understand that we will not interrupt instructional time for students to pick up items - students will be only be called down during lunch time to secure any instructional items dropped off for them.

MyLearning Announcements Through Pasco Schools Email Only!

As of the 2020-2021 school year, all students will receive their myLearning announcements, Office 365 notifications, etc. through their Pasco County Schools student email account (123456@student.pasco.k12.fl.us) which is located in myPascoConnect, then click Office, then click 365Outlook.



Click Accessing Outlook Through Office 365 for step-by-step directions.

The Covid-19 Response Guide, Student & Visitor Daily Screener Questions

Please always stay tuned to the Pasco County Schools ReOpening Website. CLICK HERE FOR A DIRECT LINK TO THE REOPENING WEBSITE! and Click here for The COVID-19 Response Guide


DAILY STUDENT SCREENER QUESTIONS:

Students must ask themselves these questions every morning prior to coming to school. If they answer "Yes" to any question they should NOT come to school. CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO THE STUDENT SCREENER


Visitor Screener Questions:

Please note that we are only permitting visitors to campus by appointment only. Please call 813-346-4600. All Visitors with an Appointment Must:

  • Complete the Visitor Self-Screener - CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK!
  • Come to the Front Office to check in.
  • Remain in designation location as directed (ex. front office, on bench outside front office)

Payments, Fees and Mask Purchases

  1. Fees may be paid online via Rycor.
  2. Hallway Lockers & PE Lockers will not be sold this year.
  3. Masks may be purchased online via a Rycor button or students can buy a mask with cash or check. The cost of a neck/buff is $10.00 and they will be sold on Fridays during lunch.
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