CMS Reopening Plans and Procedures

Welcome Back
  • Our doors open at 8:35 each day.

    All students need to be in homerooms by the 9:05 bell.

     

    WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT

    Below is a  short video for students and families below on what students can expect when they arrive to school. 

               What students can expect when they arrive at school video

     

    NO LATE DROP OFFS

    This year we will not be accepting any late parent drop offs during the day.  The only exception to this policy will be forgotten lunches, daily medicine and glasses.

     

     

    HERE COMES THE BUS APP 

    Great news! The Here Comes the Bus app is up and running. Questions about bus assignments and bus stops can be answered by calling the school directly. To download the app you will need your child's student ID number (this is their PowerSchool number) and last name. To learn more about the app and how to download this to your mobile device visit the link below. 

     

    PROPER HYGIENE

    Parents please review this video with your students regarding proper hygiene to start the year. 

    Proper Hygiene Video

     

    TEACHER WELCOME VIDEOS CAN BE LOCATED IN STAFF DIRECTORY

    At this time all teachers have posted their welcome videos to our staff directory.  The link to the staff directory is below. 

    CMS Staff Directory 

     

    STUDENT ASSIGNED DAYS OF THE WEEK 

    Below is the schedule for students assigned days of the week

     A-D Monday

    E-K Tuesday

    L-Q Wednesday

    R-Z Thursday

    Friday is a remote learning day for all students. 

     

    2020-2021 SCHOOL CALENDAR

    2020-2021 Calendar 

     

    BLOCK BREAKDOWN AND BELL SCHEDULE

    When students are in school they will follow their assigned schedule during the day.  For example first block will begin at 9:05 and end at 10:25.  Click below to view a block breakdown as well as our Bell Schedule. 

    2020 Block Breakdown

    CMS Bell Schedule 

     

    PLAN B STUDENTS EXPECTATIONS

    We expect that all of our Plan B students at home to watch their assigned lesson during this time.  The last 20 minutes of every class all teachers will begin a live lesson with all students to review any questions or concerns students might have.   First blocks live session will begin at 10:05.  

     

    PLAN D STUDENTS EXPECTATIONS

    Students who have selected Plan D are permitted to participate in these live sessions if they choose.  Even though All Plan D students selected the self pace option they are encouraged to participate in these live sessions during their assigned block.  If a student cannot attend during their assigned block they may visit another blocks live session.  

     

    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK If you have a Twitter account and are currently not following us, please check us out 

    @CuthbertsonMSNC and also on Facebook. We send updates throughout the year on both accounts.

     

    CHROMEBOOK ISSUES

    For students who are experiencing technical issues with their chromebooks please complete  the link attached for the UCPS student helpdesk.

    UCPS Student Helpdesk

     

    BECOMING AN OBSERVER IN YOUR CHILD'S CANVAS COURSES

    See the link below for directions on how to become a canvas observer in your students courses and follow along with all important updates in each of their classes. 

    Canvas Observer

     

    CMS COUNSELORS SITE

    Below is the link to the CMS Counselors Canvas Site for anyone in need of Social Emotional Support.  

    CMS Counselors Site

    Please visit the counselors page to coordinate a time to meet with one of our counselors if you are feeling overwhelmed with school, Covid or a topic of your choosing.  We are here to support you!

     

    OTHER HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS:

    UCPS Reopening of Schools 2020-2021

    Chromebooks, NCEdCloud, PowerSchool and Canvas Assistance

    EmpowerEd Family Portal 

    Technology Services Help Desk and Hotline 

    Plan B Instructional Model 

    UCPS Middle School Start Up Page

    Power School Parent Portal