The Weekly Buzz

A Weekly Newsletter from Corner Middle School

VOLUME 4, NUMBER 32: January 22, 2023

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CMS Calendar for the Week of January 23, 2023 - January 29, 2023

Monday, January 23, 2023


  • 7th and 8th Grade Robotics Practice

  • 7th Grade Boys Basketball at Jefcoed Middle School Basketball Tournament at P. Grove 4:30


Tuesday, January 24, 2023


  • 7th and 8th Grade Data Meetings during Planning Period

  • Superintendent's Student Advisory Council WebEx 11:00

  • CMS Debate Practice 3:00

  • 5th and 6th Grade Robotics Practice 3:00

  • Jefcoed Middle School Basketball Tournament at P. Grove TBD

  • CHS Wrestling at Springville Duals 4:00

  • Sumiton Christian at CHS Basketball 4:30 / 5:45 / 7:00


Wednesday, January 25, 2023

  • First Priority in CMS Library 7:30

  • Office Coordinator Meeting at COB 8:00-3:00

  • PLA in Library 3:20


Thursday, January 26, 2023


  • 5th and 6th Grade Data Meetings during Planning Period

  • Jefcoed Board Meeting 10:00

  • 5th & 6th Grade Robotics Team at North Jefferson Competition 3:30

  • CHS Basketball v. Fultondale at Tarrant High School 4:30 / 5:45 / 7:00

  • CHS Bowling at State Seeding at Gadsden 3:30

  • Shelby County and Hayden at CHS Wrestling 4:00

  • CMS Dance Team Tryout Parent Meeting in Library 6:00


Friday, January 27, 2023


  • CMS Math Team Practice 3:00

  • CHS Bowling at State Tournament at Gadsden

  • CHS Basketball at Carbon Hill 3:30 / 4:30 / 5:45 / 7:00


Saturday, January 28, 2023


  • CHS Wrestling Host Ken Gleaton Duals

  • Jr. Miss CHS Yellow Jacket Pageant 2:00

  • Miss CHS Yellow Jacket Pageant 5:00

  • Enjoy Your Day Doing Something for Yourself, with Family and Friends, at Home . . . or Do Nothing at All!

  • Corner Community Park Activities


Sunday, January 29, 2023


  • Enjoy Your Day Worshiping, Relaxing, and/or Having Fun with Family and Friends!
  • CHS Football Banquet in Auditorium 2:30

January 2023 Breakfast and Lunch Menus

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Looking Ahead to Important School Dates

In order to assist you with your planning, please make note of the following dates. Remember, however, dates for all events/activities are subject to change due to inclement weathers, health restrictions, or other events which may force cancellation or re-scheduling.


Monday, January 30, 2023 ACCESS for ELL Test Administration

Monday, January 30, 2023 7th and 8th Grade Robotics Team Practice

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 ACCESS for ELL Test Administration

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 5th and 6th Grade Robotics Practice

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 7th and 8th Grade Robotics Team at North Jefferson Competition

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Hanceville at CHS Basketball

Thursday, February 2, 2023 5th and 6th Grade PST Meetings during Planning

Thursday, February 2, 2023 CHS Basketball at St. Clair County

Friday, February 3, 2023 CMS Math Team Practice 3:00

Friday, February 3, 2023 Miss CMS Beauty Pageant Practice at CHS

Friday, February 3, 2023 Curry at CHS Basketball

Saturday, February 4, 2023 CHS Robotics (5-8) at Regional Competition

Saturday, February 4, 2023 CHS/CMS Baseball Work Day at CHS

Saturday, February 4, 2023 Miss CMS Beauty Pageant at CHS

February 6-10, 2023 Counselor Appreciation Week

Monday, February 6, 2023 iReady/Ready Classroom Math Training

Monday, February 6, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Tryout Clinic

Monday, February 6, 2023 CHS Dance Team Tryout Clinic

Monday, February 6, 2023 Focus on the Future Night for 8th Grade at CHS 6:00

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Tryout Clinic

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 CHS Dance Team Tryout Clinic

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Jefcoed Stakeholders Survey Window Opens

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Jefcoed Math Coaches Meeting at CMS

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Tryout Clinic

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 CHS Dance Team Tryout Clinic

Thursday, February 9, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Tryout Clinic

Thursday, February 9, 2023 CHS Dance Team Tryout Clinic

Friday, February 10, 2023 Mid-Quarter Progress Reports Go Home

Friday, February 10, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Tryouts

Friday, February 10, 2023 CHS Dance Team Tryouts

Saturday, February 11, 2023 Bagley Elementary School Pageant at CHS

Monday, February 13, 2023 Administrators' Association Meeting at COB

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Elevate Coaches Meeting / Partnership at CMS

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Jefoced Board Committee Meeting 10:00

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 SRO Appreciation Day

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Principals Meeting with Dr. Gonsoulin

Thursday, February 16, 2023 8th Grade Course Selection with CHS 8:15-11:30

Thursday, February 16, 2023 CHS Baseball at Hayden

Thursday, February 16, 2023 CMS Softball at Hayden 5:00

Friday, February 17, 2023 eLearning Day Across Jefferson County - Students at Home

Friday, February 17, 2023 CMS Softball at Leeds Tournament

Friday, February 17, 2023 Oak Grove at CHS Baseball

Friday, February 17, 2023 CHS Softball Hosts CHS Round Robin Tournament

Saturday, February 18, 2023 CMS Softball at Leeds Tournament

Saturday, February 18, 2023 CHS Softball Hosts CHS Round Robin Tournament

Monday, February 20, 2023 Presidents' Day - School Closed for Students

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Course Selection - Rising 8th Grade

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 7th and 8th Grade Data Meeting during Planning Period

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 CMS Band Rehearsal for MPA 3:00

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 CHS Baseball at Sumiton Christian

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Oakman at CHS Softball 5:00

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Erwin at CMS Softball 6:30

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Course Selection - Rising 7th Grade

Thursday, February 23, 2023 Spring Pictures

Thursday, February 23, 2023 ALSCA Conference in Montevallo

Thursday, February 23, 2023 Jefcoed Board Meeting 10:00

Thursday, February 23, 2023 Middle / High School District CILT Meeting

Thursday, February 23, 2023 5th and 8th Grade Data Meeting during Planning Periods

Thursday, February 23, 2023 CMS Band Rehearsal for MPA 3:00

Thursday, February 23, 2023 Hueytown at CMS Softball

Thursday, February 23, 2023 CHS Softball at McAdory

Thursday, February 23, 2023 Clay-Chalkville at CHS Baseball

Thursday, February 23, 2023 CMS Cheerleading Parent Meeting 6:00

Friday, February 24, 2023 Course Selection - Rising 6th Grade

Friday, February 24, 2023 ALSCA Conference in Montevallo

Friday, February 24, 2023 CMS Softball at Bragg Tournament at Fultondale

Friday, February 24, 2023 CHS Softball at Leeds Tournament

Friday, February 24, 2023 Hayden at CHS Baseball

Saturday, February 25, 2023 CMS Softball at Bragg Tournament at Fultondale

Saturday, February 25, 2023 CHS Softball at Leeds Tournament

Saturday, February 25, 2023 CHS Baseball at Mortimer Jordan

Monday, February 27, 2023 Course Selection - West Jefferson Elementary School

Monday, February 27, 2023 North Jefferson at CMS Baseball

Monday, February 27, 2023 CMS Softball at North Jefferson

Monday, February 27, 2023 CHS Baseball at Clay-Chalkville

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 CMS Debate at Samford University Debate Competition

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 CMS Band Rehearsal for MPA 3:00

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 Mortimer Jordan at CHS Baseball

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 CHS Softball at Mortimer Jordan

Corner Middle School

Our Mission


Corner Middle School is committed to empowering our students as they build a foundation for college, career, and community success in a nurturing environment.


Our Vision


Our vision at Corner Middle School is to ensure our students are academically, emotionally, and socially prepared for challenges they may encounter in the next phases of their lives.


Our Beliefs

Corner Middle School believes we will accomplish our Mission and Vision in serving our community of learners by:


- Loving, encouraging, and inspiring our students and each other in our daily interactions.

- Utilizing highly-effective instruction and a challenging curriculum.

- Meeting the needs of diverse learners in order to prepare them for college and entry into a career pathway.

- Partnering with the community.

- Cultivating student leaders.

- Integrating technology into all areas of learning.