Carter Middle School

Ms. Amy Hendry, Principal

March 2017 Newsletter

CARTER WEBSITE

  • Our website includes links to classroom webpages, daily announcements, parent resources, building and district information, the Carter monthly newsletter, and much more!

Enjoy your beats! Thank you parents for completing the Parent Survey!!! We appreciate your support and voice.

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Carter Booster Club Facebook page


facebook.com/CarterMSBoosters

(From your web browser)


@CarterMSBoosters

(From the search function within Facebook app)

REMIND Text Message from Ms. Hendry, Principal

  • To receive messages via text, text @carterco to (586) 649-3714. You can-opt out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @carterco'.

OK2SAY

OK2SAY is a confidential reporting system encouraging anyone who has information about a student safety threat (students, teachers, parents, etc.) to submit a tip by text message, mobile app, email, phone, or on the OK2SAY website.

Call: 8-555-OK2SAY (855-565-2729
Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)
OK2SAY@mi.gov

CARTER EVENTS:

March 1, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter vs Warren Woods (@ HOME)

March 2, 2017- NAEP Assessment

March 3, 2017- Friday Morning Bball 7:00-7:40 a.m.

March 3, 2017- Yoga Club- Fitness Room 7:00- 7:40 a.m.

March 3, 2017- WCSPA Program 8th grade Presentation at 1:15 p.m. Cafe

March 3, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter vs BEER (AWAY)

March 6, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter vs Roseville (@ HOME)

March 6, 2017- Jazz Band 3- 4:00 p.m. Room 109

March 8, 2017- Ecology Club Meeting Room 307 2:50- 4:00 p.m.

March 9, 2017- Book Club 2:50- 3:30 P.m. Media Center

March 9, 2017- Card Club Room 408 3-4:00 p.m.

March 9, 2017- Girls Basketball Beer vs Carter (@ HOME)

March 10, 2017- Half Day- 11:00 a.m. dismissal- hours 4, 5, & 6

March 10, 2017- Student Scheduling Cards Due in Counseling Center

March 13, 2017- Jazz Band 3- 4:00 p.m. Room 109

March 13, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter @ Carleton (AWAY)

March 14, 2017- PI (Parent Involvement) Night 6:00- 7:30 pm in Cafe

March 15, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter @ Warren Woods (AWAY)

March 16, 2017- Electronics Drive

March 16, 2017- Parent Teacher Conferences 12:30- 3:00 p.m. and 3:00- 5:00 p.m.

March 17, 2017- Friday Morning Bball 7:00-7:40 a.m.

March 17, 2017- Yoga Club- Fitness Room 7:00- 7:40 a.m.

March 17, 2017- PBIS Field Trip MJR

March 20, 2017- Jazz Band 3- 4:00 p.m. Room 109

March 20, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter @ Roseville MS (AWAY)

March 22, 2017- Ecology Club Meeting Room 307 2:50- 4:00 p.m.

March 23, 2017- Card Club Room 408 3-4:00 p.m.

March 23, 2017- Girls Basketball Carter @ Grissom (AWAY)

March 24, 2017- Friday Morning Bball 7:00-7:40 a.m.

March 24, 2017- Yoga Club- Fitness Room 7:00- 7:40 a.m.

March 25, 2017- WCS Position Round at Warren Mott HS 9-11:00 a.m.

March 27, 2017- Jazz Band 3- 4:00 p.m. Room 109

March 28, 2017- 5th Grade Parent Night and Student Tour

March 30, 2017- Card Club Room 408 3-4:00 p.m.

March 31, 2017- Friday Morning Bball 7:00-7:40 a.m.

March 31, 2017- Records Day Half Day- 11:00 a.m. dismissal- hours 0,1,2, & 3

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Carter student led group to encourage and support Anti-Bullying- #bestmeicanbe (Hash tag Best Me I Can Be).

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#bestmeicanbe

  • Motivation Monday Kick-Off activities in the ELA classes
  • Encourage students to go 'the extra degree' at school, in their friendships and at home.
  • ELA classes discussed examples of 'the extra degree'.
  • PBIS student postcards
  • Receive a ticket raffle for weekly drawing to receive an "extra" ala carte item in the lunchroom.

Carter's Counselor Corner:

Mrs. Wilking- students with last name (A-L)
(586) 698- 4297

Mrs. Stabile- student with last name (M-Z)
(586) 698- 4798
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212 degrees-The Extra Degree-motivational video

212 the extra degree

Two-twelve serves as a forceful drill sergeant with its motivating and focused message while adhering to a a scientific law- a natural law. It reminds us that seemingly small things can make tremendous differences.

Carter YEARBOOK

This is the last chance to get the 2016-2017 yearbook for $30. On February 4th the price will go up to $35. If you have not purchased a yearbook yet, take advantage of the lower price now! You can send cash to the office, or fill out an order form and pay online at https://yearbookforever.com/#

Yearbook Club needs your help!!!!

If you have any pictures from Carter sporting events that you think would make good shots for the yearbook, please email your photos to Ms. Pekar at: pekar@wcskids.net

Especially looking for boys 8th grade football, any photos you may have taken would be appreciated!!

Relay for Life Team


Join the Relay for Life Team and walk with us on June 10th at the Warren Civic Center. Here are the directions to sign up:

1. Google “Relay for life Warren”

2. Click on:

Relay For Life of Warren | Sign Up For Relay For Life of Relay For Life .

3. Click join this relay

4. Click create an account

5. Fill in your information

6. Our team name is: Princess Ember, Knight Ray and their Carter Cougars

7. Complete registration


Email pkrupa@wcskids.net for more information

Carter/ WCS District Writing Celebration Winners!!!

Breanna Jarvis- 6th grade
Tabassum Chowdhury- 7th grade
Terasia Elias- 8th grade
Jalen Whitfield- 8th grade

PARENT PORTAL

  • Once school has begun and is in progress, parents/guardians have the ability to view student grades, attendance, etc., using PowerSchool from the WCS website: http://wcskids.net.
  • IF YOU ARE A NEW USER: Go to the ‘Parents/ Students’ section, then click on the ‘Parent Portal’ link. Here you can “activate” the portal. You will need your child’s student ID number, birth date, address, your name, your email, and agree to the terms of the site.
  • Once submitted, within a few minutes you will receive a user name and password. With that information you can access Parent Portal.
  • You DO NOT need to reactivate your parent portal password each school year.
  • Your prior password will remain in effect while your student is in attendance in a WCS school.

Carter Band News:

The Century Resources Fundraiser product pick-up place and time will be at Carter Middle
School, on March 7th, 8th, or 9th, 2017. Students will know the exact date by Friday, March 3.
The Symphonic Band has MSBOA District XVI District Band Festival which will be held on
Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at Roseville Middle School. The Concert Band performs at 4:00pm
and the Symphonic Band performs at 6:55pm. Come on out and support your fellow Carter
Cougar Bands.
On Monday, March 27, 2017, all bands (Cadet, Concert and Symphonic Bands) here at Carter
will be performing at the Carter Area Concert. This concert is held at Sterling Heights High
School in the Gym at 7:00pm. Attire is the band uniform.
6th and 7th student scheduling for the 2017-2018 school year starts on Monday, March 6 and I
highly recommend that ALL STUDENTS CURRENTLY IN BAND CONTINUE NEXT
YEAR. If you did not participate in band this year and are interested, please see Mr. Case
and sign up for band! Any parents with students in fifth grade this year or students that have
younger siblings that are in fifth grade this year, please encourage them to continue in band and
to be apart of this great legacy.
Please take time to visit the Carter Bands website for information, band calendar and constant
updates at http://carterbands.weebly.com/.
Go Cougar Bands!


Mr. Anthony Case
Director of Bands – Carter Middle School
(586) 825-2620 ext. 24109
acase@wcskids.net

Friday YOGA!!

FOOD SERVICES

  • Free and Reduced Meal Application forms can be completed online at the following website: www.lunchapp.com. Parents are encouraged to use the online process in order to expedite processing time.
  • Pre-payments can be made to your student’s account. This school year a minimum pre-payment of $20 will be required. WCS offers to you, FREE OF CHARGE, a pre-payment plan using your Visa or Master Card. To set up an account, please go online to: www.sendmoneytoschool.com

Parenting in the Digital Age Conference

Saturday, March 4th, 8am

44001 Garfield Road

Charter Township of Clinton, MI

Register at WWW.CAREOFSEM.COM
$40.00
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Breakfast & Lunch included