Let's Communicate Our Gratitude
Thank you to the parents and the CTMS PTO for a fabulous lunch today!
A special thank you to the following local businesses for their generous donations throughout the week:
Jefferson Security Bank
The American Leigon
GSA Testing Update
If your student missed a test this week, they will be completing those makeups during the week of 5/15-5/19.
Golden Horseshoe Winners!
We are excited to announce that three Charles Town Middle eighth graders have been named 2023 Knights of the Golden Horseshoe. The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) honors students across the state each year with the prestigious award for their outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history.
The WVDE will recognize the following CTMS students at a June 13 induction ceremony at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston:
- Ivy Day
- Megan Caltrider
- Ava Brenneke
Getting "Cray"zy in Science!
7th and 8th grade Field Trips Coming Up
7th Grade: Trip on Wednesday, May 17.
Students will depart CTMS at 9:00 and return by 2:00. Students may purchase additional concession items at the movies - however a small popcorn and drink comes with their ticket purchase. Students will need a bagged lunch for their picnic at Sam Michael's Park. We do ask that they pack disposable items and in a disposable bag so they are not left behind. Chaperones should arrive with their ID to the CTMS main office by 8:30 AM.
8th Grade: Trip on Thursday, May 18.
Students will depart CTMS at 9:00 and return at 3:30. Please arrive to CTMS by 3:30 to pick up your student who is traveling on the trip. Students will need a bagged snack to eat prior to or after the trip- please make sure that these items are in a disposable bag so they are not lost/left behind. Outside food and drink are not permitted into Adventure Park. Backpacks are also not permitted, students should use a drawstring bag if they require a bag for the park. Students may bring additional money to purchase concession items while in the park. Students and chaperones will depart the park to load the buses at 2:00, buses will pull out by 2:15. Chaperones should arrive with their ID to the CTMS main office by 8:30 AM.
6th grade Field Day
LUNCH: Students will have an outdoor class picnic lunch. Students should bring their own bagged lunch to school or request a bagged lunch from the school. Lunch times will vary based on the activities.
We are in need of adult volunteers to help with activities. If you can volunteer please let us know by filling out the form that was sent home with students, or email your student's 6th grade math teacher.
We suggest that students bring the following to school for field day: Sunscreen, Hat, Towl, Water Bottles, Dry Clothes/Change of Clothes
Kona Ice will be visiting to raise money for Relay for Life.
We are looking forward to seeing you there and having a blast with our 6th grade studnets!
The 6th Grade Team Teachers
Spring Fling Dance 5/19
The Spring Fling dance is for CTMS students ONLY. Students who are not enrolled at CTMS are not permitted to attend the dance.
Students receiving any OSS discipline AFTER 4/28/2023 or who receive a referral the week of the dance are not permitted to attend the dance.
Drop off begins at 5:50 PM. We do ask that parents are at the school promptly at 8:00 PM to pick up their student (s).
Formal attire is NOT required. Admission is $5.00; Refreshments/Concessions will be sold in the cafeteria.
CTMS Girls Basketball Summer Conditioning
all students planning on trying out for the girls basketball team are welcomed and encouraged to attend.
Times to be announced soon!
Dates to Remember
Monday, May 15
Senior Walk 10:00 - High School Seniors who attended CTMS are invited to come celebrate their accomplishments with a parade of graduates
Tuesday, May 16
Spring Choir Concert @ WDIS 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 17
7th Grade Field Trip Date
Thursday, May 18
8th Grade Field Trip Date
6th Grade Field Day
Friday, May 19
Spring Fling Dance - 6:00- 8:00 - Hosted by the CTMS Music Boosters
Wednesday, May 24th
8th Grade Promotion/Awards Ceremony 9:30 AM
Thursday, May 25th
6th Grade Awards Ceremony 9:30 AM
7th Grade Awards Ceremony 11:00 AM
Friday, May 26th
Last Day of school for students (tentative due to weather)
GIrls basketball conditioning (Time TBA)