Middle School South News....

March 12, 2018

Message from Mrs. Hanna...

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Parent/Teacher conferences this week! If you have not signed up for a time, please email your child's teacher or contact the office at 501-743-3570. There are several opportunities to meet this week.


No REAL Squad (after school tutoring) this week due to P/T Conferences.


Hope you have a wonderful week!


If you have another email you would like for me to use or you would like to be removed from the Middle School South News...please email casey.hanna@cps.k12.ar.us.


Educationally Yours,

Casey Hanna

Principal, Cabot Middle School South

Parent/Teacher Conferences, Early Dismissals, and Spring Break

Just a reminder that Parent/Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, March 13th and Thursday, March 15th from 2:45-7:00. Please sign up for a time with your child's teacher. SCHOOL WILL DISMISS AT 2:00 ON TUESDAY, MARCH 13TH AND THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH.


There will be NO SCHOOL March 16-23 for SPRING BREAK!


We look forward to seeing your child back at school on Monday, March 26th!

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SECURITY UPDATES

MSS will be adding new security features very soon to increase our security with a visitor management system. As this system is added, we will share these improvements with you. We are very excited about these additional features to ensure the safety of our students!

FLU CLINIC

Cabot Health Department will be offering a flu clinic on Friday, March 16th 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Insurance, ARKids, and Medicaid will be filed, but there will be NO COST for the vaccine. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Cabot Health Unit: 501-843-7561.

****This is ONLY for those who have not received a flu shot at all this year****

LOST AND FOUND

We have A LOT of items in our lost and found. Please encourage your child to come by and look for their personal items if you know that an item is missing from your home!


Items WILL BE on display during Parent/Teacher Conferences. Please take time to go by and see if there are any of your child's missing items in our Lost and Found!

PTO NEWS...

Thank you to everyone who sent in box tops!! Keep collecting! We will accept box tops until the end of the year. Continue to collect over the summer!

PTO will be sponsoring a “Block Party” in April. More information will be sent home soon! Please come to our next PTO meeting to hear details!

Continue to save and send in the pop tabs! Our GT students will be taking them to the Pop Tab Mania event this spring. This events raises money for the Ronald McDonald House in Little Rock. Help Cabot Middle School South win!

COUNSELOR'S CORNER

News from the CMSS Counseling Center:


The mission of the Cabot Middle School South’s Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. School counselors partner with other educators, parents/guardians and the community support of the total educational program.

Jana Terrell, 5th Grade Counselor: jana.terrell@cps.k12.ar.us

Nicole True, 6th Grade Counselor: nicole.true@cps.k12.ar.us


Please let us know how we can help your child at CMSS.

Cabot School District Lunch Menu

Click the button to view Cabot School District meal prices plus breakfast and lunch menus.

Cabot School District Student Calendar

Click button to view the 2017-2018 student calendar.

IMPORTANT DATES:

MARCH:

13- P/T Conferences 2:00 Dismissal 2:45-7:00 P/T Conferences

15- P/T Conferences 2:00 Dismissal 2:45-7:00 P/T Conferences

Hat Day sponsored by MSS Builders Club

16 No School


19-23 Spring Break


29- Team Pictures

Team 6.4 Field Trip

30- 6th Grade REAL Panther Assembly


APRIL:

6- 5th Grade REAL Panther


ACT ASPIRE TESTING:

10th and 11th 5th Grade

12th and 13th 6th Grade


13- Team 5.4 Field Trip


16- Progress Reports will be sent home fro 4th 9 weeks

20- PTO Appreciation

6th Grade REAL Panther

One School One Book Kick-off


26- 5th grade track and field

27- 6th grade track and field

5th grade PRIDE Celebration


MAY:

4- 6th Grade REAL Panther

SPACE CAMP


May 7th-11th Teacher Appreciation Week


11- 5th grade REAL Panther


15- Talent Show 5th grade 9:00-10:00 6th grade 1:00-2:00

16- JHS Tours

18- CHS Graduation


24- Last Day of School

SAVE THE DATES

TRACK AND FIELD:


5th grade...Thursday, April 26th


6th grade...Friday, April 27th

Cabot School District 2017-2018 Student Handbook

Click the link to view the 2017-2018 Student Handbook.

CABOT PUBLIC SCHOOL WEBSITE BUTTON

Click the Cabot Public Schools Website bar to take you directly to the District Homepage.

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Free and Reduced Form is now available online!

Parents can now fill out free and reduced forms online! Check this out:


http://www.cabotschools.org/administration/food-services/free-and-reduced-price-meals

BOX TOPS MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH

We have great news! We will have the incentive program here at Middle School South! It was proven success last year at MSS and we want to continue for students and parents to turn trash into cash! The cash for the Box Tops program helps with many things including new technology for Middle School South. We hope you will help us meet our Box Top goal this year!


Remember to collect those BOX TOPS over the summer to help your upcoming class win some cool prizes!

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REMIND 101

Mrs. Hanna would like you to join MSS Parents 2016-17!


To receive messages via text, text @mssparent to 81010. You can opt out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @mssparent.


WHAT IS REMIND AND WHY IS IT SAFE?

Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that helps teachers share important updates and reminders with students & parents. Subscribe by text, email or using the Remind app. All personal information is kept private. Teachers will never see your phone number, nor will you see theirs. Visit remind.com to learn more

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH TWITTER

Twitter is a perfect opportunity for you to see the latest activities that are occurring at Middle School South. If you have not signed up for Middle School South Twitter you can follow us @CMSSouth.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH INSTAGRAM

Instagram is another perfect opportunity for you to see the latest pictures and activities that are occurring at Middle School South. If you have not signed up for Middle School South Instagram you can follow us @CMSSouth.

CABOT SCHOOLS APP!

Cabot Public Schools is proud to debut its new mobile app.


The app gives parents, students, staff and patrons direct and immediate access to school news, notifications, student info, resources and much more!


All this information is available in one place and right at your fingertips. It’s also free and just a single download away.


The free official Cabot Public Schools app is available right now in the App Store for iPhones and on Google Play for Android users.


If you have an iPhone, to get started visit the App Store and search for Cabot Public Schools or Cabot School District. Once you find it, just click on it to download the app to your phone.


If you have an Android phone, you’ll go to Google Play, and again either search Cabot Public Schools or Cabot School District and download it to your phone.


Once it’s downloaded, you’ll want to explore all the features available. It’s a great place to stay connected.


• Keep up-to-date on the district’s top news stories

• Customize your app to follow and get notifications from the district and/or school(s) of your choice

• Calendar of school events

• Find contact and staff information on each school and departments

• Access student information, grades, upcoming assignments, and cafeteria balances

• If you’re new to the district, find your school and your student’s bus route

• Lunch menus

• Pay cafeteria balances

• Resources for students, parents, faculty and staff

• Provide feedback, suggestions or contact the superintendent


Our new Cabot Public Schools app also automatically translates all this information into more than 50 languages. All you have to do is go to the Settings Icon and select your preferred language.


If you’re not able to download the app, don’t worry. We'll still continue distributing all our information just like we have before through social media, phone calls, texts, emails, website, school announcements, and newsletters. This new app is just another tool to help us connect with you.


*We encourage you to always follow the district (Cabot Public Schools) to keep up-to-date on important information.