Carter Middle School

Ms. Amy Hendry, Principal

January 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!

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'.

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

Jan 5, 2017- Book Club- Media Center 3-4:00 pm

Jan 5, 2017- Boys Basketball @ Carter (Home) 4pm

Jan 5, 2017- PBIS Warren Rec Center Field Trip 9:00 am- 2:00 pm

Jan 6, 2017- Open Boys Basketball

*Progress Report MUST be signed- *See Mr. Lee rm 304, Mr. Repicky rm. 206 or Mr. Dudek rm. 214 for more info.

*Boys and Girls are welcome!!

Jan 6, 2017- Yoga- Stretch for Success- 7:00 am (Fitness Room)

*Progress Report MUST be signed.

*See Ms. Augustin for more info in room 208

*Boys and Girls are welcome!!

Dec 7, 2016- Ecology Club Meeting Room 307

Jan 9, 2017- Boys Basketball @ Carter (Home) 4pm

Jan 12, 2017- Boys Basketball @ Carleton (Away) 4pm

Jan12, 2017- ELA/ SPANISH MID-TERM

Jan 13, 2017- ALLIED ARTS/SPANISH MID-TERM

Jan 16, 2017- MLK DAY- NO SCHOOL

Jan 17, 2017- SCIENCE MID-TERM

Jan 17, 2017- Relay for Life Mtg 2:50pm- Media Center

Jan 18, 2017- SCIENCE/ SOCIAL STUDIES MID-TERM

Jan 18, 2017- Boys Basketball @ Carter (Home) 4pm

Jan 19, 2017- MATH MID-TERM

Jan 21, 2017- Boys Basketball @ Cousino 9:00 am- 11:00 am

Jan 26, 2017- Book Club- Media Center 3-4:00 pm

Jan 26, 2017- Relay for Life- Talent Show 6:00 pm

Jan 28, 2017- Carter Solo and Ensemble Sat at Rochester High School 7th and 8th grade

Week of Jan 30, 2017- Girls Basketball Try-outs (more info to follow) MUST have a current physical to try out.

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 classed 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.
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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.

Washington DC

FUNDRAISING ANNOUNCEMENT

Carter Middle School is very pleased to announce that we will be using the Personalizing Company, That’s MY Pan to help us raise funds for our Washington DC trip!


2017 Fundraiser- Tupperware! More information in January!



Thank you for helping us achieve our funding goal this year! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. West at cwest@wcskids.net

Relay for Life Team

Relay for Life Team will be having a bake sale and selling "I'm Proud of You" candy grams at parent teacher conferences. All bake sale items and candy grams will cost $1.


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 smiller@wcskids.net for more information

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 Science In Action

Carter Band News:

Reminder to those Seventh and Eighth grade students who are participating in MSBOA District XVI Solo and Ensemble Festival on January 28th, 2017 you should already have your music selected and be working on it. Each participant/group must work with Mr. Case a minimum of two times before festival. Your selection must be at least 90 seconds in length, number with your name at the top. Please make sure to speak with Mr. Case if you need an accompanist for your solo. The performance times and rooms will be located on the band website as well as sent home with each student. The location of solo and ensemble is Rochester High School.

The Carter Band Program will be kicking-off their annual Century Resources Fundraiser this month. Order forms will be passed out the week of January 23, 2017 and the Order Forms with Money are due February 13th, 2017. The product pick up place and time will be at Carter Middle School, on March 6th, 7th, or 8th, 2017. Please consider taking part and ordering from this great fundraiser as it helps out this fantastic band program.

The Carter Concert Band and Symphonic Band has MSBOA District XVI District Band Festival on March 2nd, 3rd or 4th, 2017. More information to come.

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

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