Cavalier Community Corner

Parent & Community Update April 17- April 21, 2023

This Week in Cavalier Nation!

Monday, 4-17:

* Soccer and Baseball @ Stanley

Tuesday, 4-18:

* Bumgarner and Langschwager classes field trip

Wednesday, 4-19:

* Chorus to perform at Carr 8:30am

* Eighth graders visit North Gaston 10-12:00

* Track @ Stanley

Thursday, 4-20:

* Chorus to perform at Costner 8:30

* Soccer and Baseball v. Mt. Holly

Friday, 4-21:

* iReady Prize Cart

* Special Olympics at Stuart Cramer

Congratulations to Mrs. Cindy Owens on Being Selected as Gaston County Schools Band Director of the Year

I am honored to congratulate Mrs. Cindy Owens on being selected as the Gaston County Schools Band Director of the Year. Mrs. Owens clearly deserves this honor due to her hard work and dedication to our students. She is also a major, positive influence on many band programs at several other schools in the county. She continues to have a lasting impact on the culture at WCFMS and in Gaston County Schools. I want to personally thank Mr. Owens for all that she has done to shine a positive light on WCFMS and Gaston County Schools.

Summer Camp at WCFMS

W.C. Friday

Accelerate Gaston Summer Camp

For rising 6th - 8th graders

June 12 - June 22 | 8:00am - 1:00pm

Monday - Thursday

Camp Curriculum

June 12-15: Forensic Science

June 19-22: Robotics

Transportation, breakfast and lunch provided

Register now:

Parent Survey

Please take the time to fill out this parent survey. The data collected here will help make some decisions for our school moving forward. Your input is critical to that process. Click on the link and fill out the survey. It is anonymous. Thank you for your help.

Smart Watches

We are having some issues with smart watches. Students are abusing the privilege of having them. They are using the watches to take pictures and send messages during the day. Some of those pictures and messages have caused some issues. Please help us by telling your student to use the watch properly, if they have one. I have asked them to do the same thing telling them that if they cannot use them properly I will have no choice but to ban them. Thank you for your help.

Cavalier Parent Resources

Parent Information:

Step 1: Pairing Code

Your student must login to their Canvas account to generate a pairing code.

Step 2: Create a Canvas Account

Our Canvas login url is

Step 3: Canvas Parent App (Optional)

To activate the parent mobile app, you will need the login you created in step 2.

Video Tutorial

Canvas for Students

Canvas for GCS Students

Use the link above. Secondary students will use their NCEdCloud ID (school lunch number).

Video Library- Dozens of short videos on everything you would ever need from Canvas.

How to login to a Chromebook at home.

Chromebook Digital Cleanup- Digitally clean, cache, downloads and files.

Working Offline - No Internet? Here is how to work offline in your Chromebook and communicate with your teachers.

Canvas Updates:

Teachers will communicate with students by posting announcements for students.


If you email the school please allow 24 hours for a reply.

Virtual Conferences:

Teachers may use Google Meet to hold virtual meetings with students.

Additional Information:

Commonsense Media - Click on "Parents Need to Know" for parent information by age, topic, or ultimate guide.

Learning With Technology - Resources for parents viewable by age group or topic.

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