Cartersville Middle School
The Hurricane Watch, April/May 2022
Six weeks of school remain with three weeks of instruction prior to our yearly administration of the Georgia Milestones assessment. Please encourage your student to stay focused and be present each day!
We would like to say congratulations to our spring athletic teams! Soccer and Tennis have concluded strong seasons with girl's tennis being crowned region champions and boys' tennis region runner up. The CMS track teams are performing well and will conclude their season later this month.
The 8th grade dance will be held on Friday, May 6th. This year our PTC and student council have selected the theme "Denim and Diamonds". This event is for current Cartersville Middle School 8th grade students only! The dress code for this event follows closely to the school dress code. Tickets will be sold starting next week during lunch for $15 dollars each.
8th Grade Dance
8th Graders have chosen "Denim and Diamonds" as the theme for this year’s 8th Grade dance sponsored by the Carterville Middle School PTC on May 6th .
The Denim and Diamonds theme allows for students to mix the best of two worlds, but whichever they choose, please remember:
- Shirts/tops must cover the midriff and chest and have 2 shoulder straps
- The length of skirts and shorts should not limit movements such as bending and sitting
- No visible body piercings
- Shoes must be worn
Any questions regarding attire prior to the dance should be directed to homeroom teachers.
- No cell phones visible during the dance!
Students may purchase tickets during lunch on April 22nd or April 29th for $15.
Eighth Grade math and high school algebra teacher, Mrs. Christy Gollhofer was named Cartersville Middle School's Teacher of the Year! Congratulations to Mrs. Gollhofer on being selected by her colleagues for this special honor.
Young Georgia Author Winners
School Level Winners had amazing entries, as well. They are as follows:
1st Place: Lilly McSwain
2nd Place: Alex Pack
3rd Place: Aubrey Menerey
1st Place: Charlotte Tang
2nd Place: Kennedy Guthrie
3rd Place: Olivia Anderson
1st Place: Ann Manfre
2nd Place: Hannah Popham
3rd Place: Lucy Evans
Honorable Mention: Brayden Yrabedra
The CMS tennis team finished its season in winning-style!
Region champs were as follows:
Ava BarnesBristol O'Banion
Region Runners-Up were as follows:
Congratulations to these students and Coach Tobin for a stellar season!
Cartersville Middle School Student Handbook
A copy of the 2020-2021 student handbook is posted on our school's website. A link to the handbook can be found here:
Cartersville City Schools App
Cartersville City Schools now has an app. Parents can access their student's grades, class schedule, attendance, school calendars, social media posts, and lunch menus at the touch of a button. The app is available for both Apple and Android. For complete login info and details on how to customize the app to meet your family’s needs, click here
Free and Reduced Meals
All students will receive meals at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year. This a USDA funded, nationwide program that allows all students to eat for free. We are excited for this opportunity to serve high-quality, delicious meals to all of our students and we encourage all students to eat school meals. Our Cartersville City Schools vision is "Every Student Fed" and we cannot wait to serve breakfast and lunch to your child!
If you are in need of a free/reduced letter for an alternate purpose (i.e. ACT/SAT, Boys & Girls Club, low-cost wifi, etc.) please email Christina Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Meal Payments
Follow the instructions below to check your child's lunch balance or make payments to their accounts:
- Go to www.myschoolbucks.com and register for your free account.
- Add your students using their school name and student ID.
- Make a payment to your students’ accounts with your credit/debit card or electronic check.
A program fee may apply. You will have the opportunity to review any fees and cancel if you choose before you are charged.
All of the following can be accessed through CLEVER. Students will log in with their school email address and password:
Office 365 Email Account
Technology How-To Videos:
Don't forget about our resources on our school website! Click here to find student "how-to" videos for information on checking your e-mail, using the Schoology App, submitting an assignment in Schoology, and other tutorial videos.