Colt Notes!

"where it's cool to be a colt!"

Creekwood Middle School

Campus Principal

Walt Winicki


6th Grade

Stacey Blackshear - 6th Grade Assistant Principal

Becky Bell - 6th Grade Counselor


7th Grade

Ken Webster - 7th Grade Assistant Principal

Cathy Gantt - 7th Grade Counselor


8th Grade

Sharon Robare - 8th Grade Assistant Principal

Nicole Camp - 8th Grade Counselor

Creekwood Bell Schedules

Tutoring Schedules!

2022-2023 Athletics Schedules

Schedules for cross country, football, and volleyball are available on the CMS Athletics website.

If you have any questions, please contact Coach Matejka (Girls Athletics Coordinator) or Coach Podhorsky (Boys Athletics Coordinator).

StuCo Food Drive

CMS Student Council is hosting a canned and non-perishable food drive benefiting the Society of St. Stephen. Collection boxes are located in the front office by grade level. Cereal and peanut butter are greatly appreciated (please no ramen). The drive will end on Wednesday, November 16. Thank you for your support!

Late Arrival Thursday

Thursday, November 17th is a late arrival Thursday. First bell rings at 10:05am.


Doors will be unlocked and locked at certain times; please enter through our commons area (Sandy Forks entrance/Bus entrance):


  • Doors will be unlocked at 7:45 a.m. and locked at 8:30 a.m. (just like on a regular day)
  • Doors will again be unlocked again at 9:30 a.m. and locked at 10:10 a.m.


For students who are scheduled to take a test or attend D-Hall on a late arrival Thursday morning:


  • Testing and D-Hall begin at 8:30am; you will need to arrive on campus no later than 8:25am and wait in the commons until the teacher escorts you to the testing or D-Hall room.

Sconzo's Early College High School

On Monday, November 14th, representatives from Sconzo's Early College High School will come to CMS to speak with our 8th graders about the opportunity to attend SECHS!
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that diabetes is associated with blue because blue reflects the sky and signifies the unity the global diabetes community has. This month is Diabetes Awareness and we will be showing our support by dressing up in all blue on Monday, November 14th.


Did you know that there are 5 students and several teachers with diabetes at CMS? If you didn't, that is because they work very hard at living an every day life just like you! Show you care and be aware. Check out the bulletin board outside of the clinic for myths and facts about living with diabetes. Get your blue ready to wear on November 14th!

Coffee Chat

Join Mr. Winicki for a coffee chat on November 18 at 9:00 am in the library. This is an opportunity for any parent, grandparent, or guardian to ask questions and get information from our CMS principal. Coffee chats will be happening the last Friday of every month during the school year. Discussion is open to whatever parents would like to bring up, so please grab a cup of coffee, and even another parent, and join us.

Texas PTA Reflections Competition

Creekwood Students - It's Texas PTA Reflections Competition time again.

Reflections is a PTA run competition which allows you to express your creative

abilities through Visual Arts, Photography, Literature, Dance, Music, Film

Production or through the Special Artist Division. This year's theme is: Show Your

Voice!

For a complete set of rules and details of how to enter this year's competition

please go to: http://www.txpta.org/reflections-participation. Copies of entry forms

and competition rules will also be available in the front office in the black

Reflections Bin.

You may enter as many times as you like in any of the categories so get those

creative juices flowing. Creekwood's closing date for all entries is WEDNESDAY,

NOVEMBER 30th at 10:00 AM. All entries should be placed in the box entitled

REFLECTIONS in the Front Office. No late entries will be accepted.

Please contact PTA Reflections Chair Sheila DeVillier via email

(svdevillier@gmail.com) or phone/text (337-540-0330) if you require further

information.

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CMS Theatre 1 presents "Everyone Gets Abducted by Aliens" & "Oddball" Tues Nov 15th Tickets ON SALE NOW

It's that time! CMS Theatre 1 is presenting 2 plays "Oddball" & "Everyone Gets Abducted By Aliens" ONE NIGHT ONLY on Tuesday November 15th at 6:00pm "Aliens" and & 7:00pm "Oddball" !!


Tickets are on sale now in CMS School Store!!!! or just click the link below>>>>


https://humbleisd.revtrak.net/Creekwood-Middle-School/cms-theater-/cms-theater-tickets/#/v/cms-theater-1-plays


Come see all your favorite CMS students & friends perform in the CMS Amphitheater!

Thank you for Supporting the Arts!

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2022-2023 HUMBLE ISD TSIA2 SATURDAY ADMINISTRATION DATE

  • For the 2022-23 school year, the dates for Humble district TSIA2 Saturday administrations are:

    • December 3, 2022 - Humble High School & Summer Creek High School
    • January 28, 2023 - Sconzo Early College High School
    • February 18, 2023 - Humble High School
    • March 25, 2023 - Summer Creek High School
    • April 15, 2023 - Atascocita High School

    Students from the hosting campus will be allowed to register approximately two weeks prior to the administration, and students from the rest of the district will be allowed to register for any remaining spots about one week prior to the administration. To sign up use the Humble ISD TSIA2 Registration Form. The same form/link will be utilized for each administration. Once all available spots are filled, the form will be made inactive until registration begins for the following administration date.

    Students take TSIA2 tests on a computer and results are provided immediately upon completion of the exam. For more information, you can visit the College Board website.



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CMS FCA Merchandise

Spiritwear for CMS Fellowship of Christian Athletes is available for purchase online through November 18. Items will be delivered to the school about 3-4 weeks after the order is placed. Questions? Please contact FCA Sponsor Mr. Wilson.
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Wish Your Colt a Happy Birthday!

Birthday wishes will now be posted on the Creekwood Marquee from Monday to Sunday of the birthday week. Each week is $35.00 and can be purchased through the CMS PTA website. Please check out the Birthday Week Marquee Signup Genius for weeks available and more details. Be sure to follow up on the PTA website for payment within 24 hours of signing up.

Safety Reminder

  • Students may not walk into/through the staff parking lot. Please drop off and pick up in the designated car rider lines.
  • Please be vigilant and off phones in pick up lines during arrival and dismissal.
  • Please always check in at our front office, located on the West Lake Houston Parkway side.
  • No 3rd party food vendor deliveries allowed.
  • Please remind your child that although they want to be helpful, they should never open the exterior doors to anyone, and that includes someone wearing a Humble ISD badge or teacher.
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Some Campus Information

Student IDs

All student's received their student ID badge through history classes this week. Additional ID badges can be purchased on the school store. Students are required to wear their ID badge. Consequences for ID badge infractions can be found on the Creekwood website under Policies & Procedures. The student picture on the ID badge much be visible. If your child's ID badge is broken or lost please purchase a new one. Please allow at least 24 hours for the badge to be printed and given to their student. Thank you!

CMS Philosophy on Cell Phones

Many middle school students do not have the self-control to restrain form cell phone notifications, gaming and social media. Further, research & our experience is that cell phones are connected to drama/conflict and linked to increased depression. Our focus is on LEARNING! Any distractions to learning should be minimized. Students are expected to keep their cell phones TURNED OFF, SECURED and HIDDEN in a backpack or purse UNLESS supervised by an adult for a learning activity.

News from the CMS RELA Department

We are trying to track down lost novels. If you checked out any novels from the campus inventory and forgot to turn them back in, please bring them to campus ASAP. Please give them to Mrs. Crump in the library. We need to make sure we have enough novels for the current school year.

Textbook Information

Students may access textbooks online (How to Access Online Textbooks). Textbooks may also be checked out by completing the CMS Textbook Request Form and submitting to Mrs. Crump in the Library.

Dress Code

CMS follows the Humble ISD dress code policy, which can be found on page 65 of the Humble ISD Parent/Student Handbook


Here are some dress code policies we would like to highlight:


  • No type of head covering, cap or hat is to be worn or brought to school except as otherwise permitted by district policy (i.e. religious purposes).
  • Any form of dress or grooming that attracts undue attention, disrupts school, is considered gang related, or detracts from the learning process is unacceptable.
  • No sleepwear is to be worn at school.
  • Dresses, skirts, fashion slits, and holes higher than mid-thigh are not permitted.
  • Spaghetti straps, tube tops, leotards and halter-tops are not to be worn as outer garments.
  • Excessively loose or tight garments are not acceptable; all clothing should be appropriately fit.
  • Shirts must be worn so as not to expose the bare chest. Male students may not wear shirts without sleeves, and tank tops or undershirts are not to be worn as outer garments. The midriff must not be exposed when a student goes through the normal activities of a school day (bending, stretching, reaching, etc.)
  • Revealing garments are not permitted.
  • Piercings: Students may wear earrings. No other piercings are allowed.


If the principal determines that a student’s grooming or clothing violates the school’s dress code, the student will be given an opportunity to correct the problem at school and return to the classroom. If the problem cannot be corrected at school, the principal will work with the student and parent to obtain an acceptable change of clothing for the student in a way that minimizes loss of instruction time, which may include in school suspension. Repeated offenses may result in more serious disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. Please see the Humble ISD Handbook for the full dress code policy.

Spirit Shirts & Planners

CMS spirit shirts & planners can be purchased on the CMS online store under the CMS School Store tab.

How to Report Student Absences

Please report any student absences to our Attendance Office.


  • Absences can be reported by:
  • Information to include:
    • Student's first and last name, ID#, grade
    • Date(s) of absence
    • Detailed reason for absence
    • Parent name, phone number, email address


For more information on reporting student absences, please visit the CMS Attendance Office Webpage, or contact Mrs. Larimore in our attendance office at 281-641-4403.

CHECKING OUT OF SCHOOL

  • If your child has an appointment during school hours, please send a note to the Attendance Office before 8:25 a.m. A check out pass will be issued allowing the student to check out at the appropriate time. If you find it necessary to check out your child due to an unscheduled appointment, please call, 281-641-4403, in advance allowing sufficient time (at least 30 minutes when possible) to send for your child. All notifications for early check out must be submitted to our attendance office before 3:40pm. No student is permitted to leave the building without the parent, legal guardian or other person listed on the student’s information card signing out the student. Please be prepared to present a picture ID upon request. If going to a health-care professional, the student must return with a dated and signed statement from the health care professional.

Parent Schoology Notifications

Did you know that you can subscribe to weekly/daily reports of your child’s Schoology activity? You can also receive an email when an item’s due date has passed without a submission from your child. For instructions, see page 5 of the Parent Schoology Guide or view the notifications video tutorial. If you have questions about Schoology or need assistance, please refer to the CMS Schoology website or contact CMS Schoology Specialist, Julie Weldon.

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Parent Schoology Accounts

Do you have a parent Schoology account? If not, now is the time to create one! With a parent account you can view your child’s activity and grades, receive school updates, send messages to your child’s teachers and more! This is the BEST way to stay connected with CMS. Our school’s goal is to have 100% of our students with at least one parent signed up for an account. If you have not created your account or if you would like more information on how to use your account, please refer to the Parent Schoology Guide. It includes step-by-step instructions along with a video tutorial.


Student Schoology Accounts

All CMS students have a student Schoology account.To access Schoology, students will log into MyHumble (How to Access MyHumble). For information on how to use Schoology, please refer to the Schoology Student Overview video.


If you have any questions about Schoology or need further assistance, please refer to the CMS Schoology website or contact CMS Schoology Specialist, Julie Weldon.


Humble ISD Mobile App

Connect with Humble ISD using the FREE mobile app! Select the schools you want to follow, get the latest district and school news, receive push notifications about breaking news, closures, events, and more! Available on the App Store or Google Play.

Ways to Support CMS!

CMS Annual Fund

Please consider donating to our Creekwood Annual Fund to support our students and teachers. Thank you for your support!

Have a wonderful weekend!