Carolina Springs Middle School

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November/December Calendar Events

NOV. 19 - 20 - 8th Grade Field Trip

NOV. 19 - CSMS Basketball Scrimmage at Home vs. Gilbert MS @ 5:30 p.m. - Details TBA

NOV. 21-23 - Thanksgiving Break

NOV. 26 - CSMS Basketball at Home vs. Chapin @ 5:30 p.m.

NOV. 27 - CSMS Chorus Concert @ 7:00 p.m.

NOV. 29 - CSMS Basketball Away vs. MGMS @ 5:30 p.m.

NOV. 30 - Walk & Talk with Dr. Cockfield @ 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

DEC. 3 - CSMS Basketball at Home vs. LMS @ 5:30 p.m.

DEC. 4 - CSMS Orchestra Concerts - 6th Grade @ 6:30 p.m. - 7th & 8th Grades @ 7:30 p.m.

DEC. 5 - Collaborative Planning - Dismissal @ 12:40 p.m. - Lunch will be served.

DEC. 6 - Pelican Ice during All Lunches - $3.00

- CSMS Basketball Away vs. Dutch Fork @ 5:30 p.m.

DEC. 10 - CSMS Basketball at Home vs. WKMS @ 5:30 p.m.

DEC. 11 - CSMS Band Concert @ 6:30 p.m.

DEC. 13 - CSMS Musical Theatre Production - 2 Performances at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

DEC. 14 - All-Pro Dads @ 7:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.

- CSMS Musical Theatre Production - 2 Performances at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

DEC. 17 - CSMS Basketball Away vs. Irmo Middle @ 5:30 p.m.

DEC. 18 - School Board Meeting at Central Services @ 7:30 p.m.

DEC. 21 - Half Day for Students - Dismissal at 12:40 p.m. - Lunch will be served.

DEC. 24-31- Winter Break - No School for Students and Staff

All New Husky Gear

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Huskies Represent....TOGETHER!

We're Off to see the Wizard...with CSMS Musical Theatre!

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WKHS Wrestling

The WKHS Wrestling Team is looking for 7th and 8th graders to join them! They are looking for wrestlers of all sizes - from 80 lbs. to 285 lbs. - 14 different weight classes need to be filled. If you are interested, you need to start by November 7th. Practices are after school from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.in the WKHS Wrestling Room which is located on the left side of the big gym. Please ride the shuttle bus over to WKHS. All athletes will need athletic attire and a sports physical. Eventually, participants will need wrestling shoes and head gear. They are hoping to see lots of new wrestlers very soon!!


Calling all 6th Graders!! If you are interested in wrestling, WKHS is offering a new Wrestling Youth Camp! The camp will run from October 29 - March 10. Please stop by the CSMS front office for more information.

Boys' Soccer

Winter Workouts for boys' soccer will begin on December 3. Workouts will be held after school from 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. on the practice field behind WKHS. All 7th and 8th grade male students may participate. Athletes must have a physical dated after April 1, 2018, cleats, and shin guards to be able to take part in workouts. Contact Coach Green at WKHS if you need more details.

Publix Partners Wants To Contribute To Our Huskies!

Publix Partners is turning groceries into education by helping CSMS earn money when you shop! Over the years, Publix Partners has contributed more than $30 million to over 4,500 schools in five states, and they want to make sure that CSMS will benefit from this amazing program! To join, simply go to PUBLIX.COM/PARTNERS, select your school, and then enter your phone number at checkout when you shop. Please consider participating in this super easy way to support your Huskies!

Math Tutoring

CSMS offers free after school math assistance for students. We have a qualified WKHS student working as our math tutor. Tutoring sessions are from 3:40 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week in the Learning Commons. Students may sign up for only ONE day per week. Students will also need to have their transportation home arrive by 4:30 p.m. to be ready to pick them up after tutoring. For further information, simply stop by or call the CSMS Main Office. To sign up for a tutoring day, go to the Sign Up Genius Link here:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f4aa4a62ea7ff2-after

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

*Students must be signed up through Sign Up Genius to attend tutoring sessions.

*Tutoring is not homework time - it is a time to receive help with your math needs.

*Students should be prepared for sessions - they should have paper, pencil, and assignments on which they can work with the tutor.

CSMS 2018 -2019 Basketball Schedule

Baseball Conditioning

All 7th and 8th graders interested in trying out for the baseball team are invited to come to conditioning. Conditioning sessions will be Monday, Tuesday , and Wednesday of each week at WKHS and will go through November 28. All athletes must have a physical dated after April 1, 2018.

Learning Commons/Library Information

Read Your Way to the Big Game

Carolina Springs Middle is happy to promote this program annually, which encourages reading and allows students to try to win Carolina/Clemson tickets, if they meet the reading requirement. Any CSMS student who reads 6 books can qualify to win tickets and pre-game passes to the 2018 BIG GAME between South Carolina and Clemson. Reading logs have been sent to all CSMS students and are also available in the Learning Commons. Deadline to return reading logs to CSM is Nov. 8. For more information visit the Learning Commons, or email nself@lexington1.net.

Middle Years Monthly Newsletter

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Please add these upcoming events to your calendar! Details will be coming soon!


*NOVEMBER 19 & 20 - 8TH GRADE FIELD TRIP


*NOVEMBER 21-23 - THANKSGIVING BREAK


*NOVEMBER 30 - WALK & TALK WITH DR. COCKFIELD @ 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


*DECEMBER 5 - COLLABORATIVE PLANNING DAY

LOCC Club...Unlock YOUR Potential!

The 2018-2019 CSMS LOCC Club has started! We help our Huskies reach for their full potential by staying substance free, safe, and healthy; AND we show them that living that way is super far from boring! Meetings are after school on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month in the 112G Lab from 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. For more information, see Nurse Hammond in the Nurse's Office or Mrs. Sanders in the Learning Commons!

**Important Information for Parents**

* 2018-2019 CSMS Student Handbook *

Are you signed up for REMIND texts from CSMS?

REMIND is a new communication tool that we are trying out this year. It allows us to send you text messages about the happenings around CSMS. Joining is easy! Just text @carolinasp to the number 81010 and then @6huskies for 6th grade information, @7huskies for 7th grade information, or @8huskies for 8th grade information.

If you have trouble with 81010, try texting to (803) 334-3452.

iPad Help Desk Hours - Room 503

Mornings (7:30 - 8:00)

Between Classes (Quick Issues)

Lunch (11:06-11:36, 12:04-12:34, 1:02-1:32)

After School (3:30 - 4:00)

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