Carver Chronicles

A weekly newsletter that celebrates CMHS students and staff

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The Carver Chronicles is a newsletter designed to share and celebrate all of the great learning activities, extra-curricular events and awesome accomplishments that happen every day at Carver Middle High School!

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Carver Middle High School students, staff, clubs and events!

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5 Things you may not know about...Ms. Wilson

  1. She played collegiate soccer for 4 years at Keene State.

  2. She has known how to ski since she was 4 years old

  3. She has a red nose pitbull named Bentley

  4. Her parents named their boat The Whiney Girls after their three daughters

  5. Her first teaching job was at an Elementary School in New Bedford.

High School Student Spotlight: Jake Cotter

    • Name: Jake Cotter

    • Grade: 12

    • Favorite class: Any Physical Education Class/Mr. Antell’s Student Assistant Center

    • Favorite food: Chicken Patties

    • Favorite musical artist: Lady Antebellum

    • Favorite athlete: Jake Cotter

    • Favorite sports team: Carver Crusaders

    • Favorite movie: The Lion King

    • Favorite TV show: Star Wars the Clone Wars

    • Hobbies: Voice acting, playing video games, participating in Best Buddies and playing soccer

    • Accomplishments: Honor Roll multiple times, best friendship pair for best buddies, multiple medals in Unified Sports, doing morning announcements, and best buddies co-president.

    • Interesting facts: Once met Tom Brady and caught a touchdown pass from him and then signed the football. Also knows the voice actors behind various characters (Jim Cummings is the voice for Winnie the Pooh and Tiger).

Middle School Student Spotlight - Mackenzie Azzara

    • Name: Mackenzie Azzara

    • Grade: 6

    • Favorite class: English

    • Favorite movie: Five Feet Apart

    • Favorite book: The War that Saved My Life

    • Favorite food: Ramen Noodles

    • Hobbies: Basketball and Painting

    • Favorite holiday: Christmas

    • Pets: Fish

    • Favorite Sport: Basketball

    • Career Interests: Nurse

    • Accomplishments: Honor Roll and multiple Basketball Championships

    • Fun fact: Has been to 4 other states

UPCOMING EVENTS

WEEKLY UPDATES


2/14: Valentine's Day

2/14: MS Drama Club - Final Dress Rehearsal

2/14: Senior Breakfast

2/15: Show Day @ 6PM: When Bad Things Happen to Good Actors

2/16: Show Day @ 2PM: When Bad Things Happen to Good Actors



LATE BUS SCHEDULE


2/10 Monday, No late bus

2/11 Tuesday, South only

2/12 Wednesday, North only

2/13 Thursday, North and South

CRUSADERS IN (AND OUT OF) THE CLASSROOM

We are learning so much in Chemistry this week! Honors is learning mole conversions and calculating the amount of moles and formula units they use to draw a picture on the sidewalk!


CP Chemistry is learning about the Properties of Gas and completing a STEM project designing and creating Hot Air Balloons!

Ms. Varnerin's 8th grade Pre-Algebra kids take part in a "Sage and Scribe" activity. Students rotated partners for each problem set and took turns explaining how to solve the problems to one another.

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Students through drawing and painting are bringing stuffed animals to life on paper with charcoal and chiaroscuro!

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Eight graders in Ms. Littleton's science class drew models to represent how traits can change over several generations.

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It was a special week for the students in the POST Program. We enjoyed making Valentines Day cards for the Hearts for Hospice program that was organized by Student Government Grades 6-8. We also loved meeting their new classmates in term 3 Unified gym class. And, finally had a lot of fun celebrating Kylie’s 16th birthday.

DIVERSITY DAY!

The second annual Diversity Day was a huge success!! Here are a few photos of students participating in a few of the sessions.

Thank you to all of the 6th graders for your participation, enthusiasm, and genuine efforts that you put forth!!

6th grade students participating in Diversity Day on the half day this week

(learning about visual impairments).

CRUSADER PRIDE!

COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR JUNIORS

NEW OPPORTUNITY

**BATTLE OF THE BOGS, B-BALL TOURNEY** over Feb break. Details/sign-up link below.

Battle of the Bogs (2/19-2/23)
•When? Feb. Vaca.:Wed.-Sun. (2/19-23)
•Shifts of 2+ hrs. 8am-8pm.
•What? Run the clock, sell tix, & do score-book (fouls, score, etc.) Experience not necessary.
•Sign up Here: bit.ly/3730CLK
•Questions? (Contact: Nicole Perry, nikkitube@yahoo.com; 781-603-6609)


The United Parish of Carver is looking for support with a Children's Story & religious education hour (9:30-10:30-Sundays) Let me know if interested and I'll share contact info.


Also, they are looking for someone with tech skills to help improve their website: again, let me know if interested.


As a reminder, your community service progress will be reported on term 2 report cards.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

For the last three weeks Carver students have done a fantastic job of representing us at trial in the Falmouth District Court against other schools in a civil rights case. It's a unique and demanding challenge each year that is open to all levels of skill and grades 9-12. They never fail to make an impact as capable, professional young adults.

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Cell phones can be recycled!

A collection bin is located in Room 112. Juniors and Seniors earn community service hours for cell phones.

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Stained or torn textiles that cannot be donated

can be deposited in the WHITE Bay State recycling bin located next to the Middle School gym.

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The Multicultural Club met with Mrs. Genovese on Thursday, January 30th to talk about their backgrounds and create "I Am" poems. Students wrote "I Am" poems and then, transposed the verses onto leaves and petals of flowers. All the flowers will be compiled into a garden to illustrate the similarities and differences of the club's members. Thanks Mrs. Genovese!!

Superintendent Scott Knief has been the fearless leader of Carver Cares since the very beginning! Many years ago he took action; and others followed! Hear how today’s group came to be…


Carver Cares origins
Carver Cares Mr. Knief Pt. 2

STICKER SHOCK CONTEST SUBMISSION DATE EXTENDED!!

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ATHLETICS

Dominic Craig and Mike Sawicki representing Carver as Patriot Ledger All-Scholastics 2019. Dom even won a puck from Charra! They represented Carver well!

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Here is the upcoming schedule for this week. Get out there and cheer on your Crusaders!

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COUNSELING CORNER

On Sunday, February 2, Richard Hughes was publicly recognized by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States and received a Certificate as the Brotherhood Nominee from Carver High School. Richie is an oustanding student, athlete, volunteer and humanitarian. He continues to model exemplary civic participation through school and community service.

Congratulations to Richie and his family.

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Shout out to our amazing counseling team. Thank you for all that you do for the students of Carver Middle High School.

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Attention Seniors: There are a lot of new scholarships posted in Naviance, make sure you check them out!

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SCHOOL STORE

Stay warm this winter in your new Crusader gear!

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FUNDRAISING

Come out and support all our athletes and the booster club, as BINGO is always a fun filled night with tons of awesome prizes!

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