Carver Middle School Newsletter

January 19, 2020

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"Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Principal's Message

Greetings Carver MS,

As you may be aware we do not have school tomorrow Monday, January 20, 2020 in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We have two weeks remaining in the first semester. Please continue to monitor your students' grades through Parentvue and communicate with his/her teachers,

Please join us at the PTA meeting this Tuesday at 6 pm. Your contribution to our school community is invaluable.

Thank you for all that you do and enjoy the long weekend!


Anthony J. McLaurin, Ed.D.


G.W. Carver Middle School

Upcoming Events

January 20- MLK Holiday- No School.

January 21- Boy's Basketball vs. Providence @ 2:30; 8th Grade recognition night

January 21- PTA Meeting 6 pm

January 23- Fundraiser Glow Party

January 28- Principal's Chat- Longmeadow Club House; 6-7:30.

January 31- End of 2nd Nine weeks grading period. 3 Hour early release for students.

Order Your Yearbook Early!


  1. How to Buy a Yearbook (Cost: $35.00)

    1. Bring in a check made out to “Carver Middle School” for 35.00 to Mr. McGill in room 1606

    2. To buy with credit card go to Carver's website and click on “School Information” and at the bottom it says “Yearbook.”

    3. Payment Plan option, go to and type in Carver Middle School, Chester, VA. Select Yearbook and they will have an option of a payment plan for you.

  2. Yearbooks are delivered the first week in June. Students can buy a yearbook anytime of year, even the last week of school. If you buy online or bought on fee night, please save your receipt.


    1. If you have pictures of your Carver student in the snow this year, please send them to me at


Would you like to perform activities that you may not ordinarily perform in your science class? Do you like to compete? An informational meeting for STEAM Club will be on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 2:10 until 3:00 pm and on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 2:10 until 3:00 pm. Interested students are asked to attend one of the two meetings. STEAM Club will begin meeting on every Tuesday and Wednesday beginning on January 28, 2020. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mann or email at

Principal's Chat

Tuesday, Jan. 28th, 6-7:30pm

2819 Longmeadow Circle

Chester, VA

We will have the first Principal's chat of 2020 on Tuesday, January 28 at the Longmeadow Club house. The address is 2819 Longmeadow Cir, Chester, VA 23831. We hope to see many of our parents and community members in attendance to discuss Carver MS, our progress and our focus for the second half of the year.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Exploration Saturdays at Thomas Dale West Campus- Click below for more information

Carver Recycles!

Please join us in collecting plastic grocery store bags to benefit Carver MS. Our goal is to collect 500 lbs. of bags in order to earn a bench for our school. Please feel free to donate in the collection box in the Carver MS lobby.


Carver Middle School is looking to launch our own WATCH D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students) organization. This organization will be comprised of dads, grandfathers, uncles, big brothers, and any other male role models in the lives of our students. We want our WATCH D.O.G.S. to volunteer their time in our school to better enhance the learning experience for all of our students, teachers, and staff. We will take any time you have to be in our building and be an additional presence of support for our school. If you are interested, please reach out to Mr. Nathanial Wiedenhoft at or at 804-524-3620 extension 144.

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Carver PTA!

The Carver PTA needs you!

Use the PTA website at: to sign up.

1. Log in or create an account.

2. On the "Join School" pop up screen enter code: 9XKCHR.

3. Sign up to assist with events, purchase spirit wear, raise funds and assist the PTA in supporting our students!

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CCPS Parent Handbook 2019 Link

County Champion Lady Cougars!

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