Peachjar Digital Flyers
We have launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on our website.
FALL YEARBOOK PHOTOS
Carolina Photography will be at our school to photograph fall pictures for the yearbook on Wednesday, September 25th. If you would like to order pictures please return order forms and payment with your student on picture day.
ORDER FORMS WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS ON TUESDAY 9/23 OR WEDNESDAY 9/24.
For your convenience, you may prepay for the pictures by going to www.paycp.com. Select your school name on the drop-down tab to place your order online. The online prepay will be available until the end of business of the scheduled picture day.
Click below to view the order form.
REQUIRED READING BOOK SALE
Our PTSO is currently conducting our Required Reading Book Sale. Order forms will be coming home this week. This book sale is intended to give parents the opportunity to purchase required class novels for their student.
If you would like your child to be able to read at home or annotate in the book, then we recommend that you purchase a copy for your child. If you are interested in purchasing these titles for your student, please fill out the order and return this form by Wednesday, September 18th to your child’s language arts teacher. Please enclose a check made payable to Cuthbertson Middle School PTSO for the total purchase amount or cash in the exact amount. A percent of the sales price will be retained by CMS PTSO to fund other projects for our students.
STATE TESTING RESULTS
On Wednesday, September 4th, North Carolina released the state testing results for all North Carolina Public Schools. Cuthbertson received an “A” on the NC Report Card. Additionally, our school EXCEEDED growth in all academic areas this past year. Based off of our School Performance Grade CMS is a top 10 middle school. Congratulations go out to all of our students, staff and parents for your hard work.
PARENT SCHOOL PORTAL
Power School Parent Portal will open on September 11th to review your students academic performance.
UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION
If you have a new phone number, email or home address that needs to be updated in Power School. Please fill out the attached form and send it in with your child. Your child can bring this form to the front office. We need to make sure that we have the most up to date information in our system. If you have any questions, please contact our Data Manager, Diane Scaduto @ 704-296-0107.
Your child has been issued their laptop for the 2019-2020 school year. Please take a moment to visually inspect your child’s unit. If you see any major damage, please have your child return to the Media Center with their laptop for further assessment by Friday, September 6. This date gives every student time to notice and report any prior damage so they are not held responsible for the damage during laptop collection and assessment at the end of the school year. Any student who did not receive a laptop but now has their agreement form signed can come to the media center next week.
PTSO GO FOR THE GOLD
Our PTSO conducts one fundraising event each year. The campaign is named Go for the Gold and all proceeds benefit CMS (visit the CMS PTSO Website to see a listing of all that we support). Attached is a flyer for details on the giving levels and the gifts for each. Please consider supporting CMS and going for the Gold this year.
PTSO GENERAL MEETING
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH
The PTSO will be conducting their general meeting on Wednesday September 18th at 6:30pm in the Media Center.
JOIN CUTHBERTSON ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB
Did you know that your CABC membership helps pay for all the field maintenance at both Cuthbertson Middle and High Schools?
The CABC also pays for the gymnasium floors to be refinished as well as many other items.
Supporting the CABC helps create a beautiful and safe environment for the Cuthbertson athletes to play on.
Memberships and Spiritwear will be available for purchase at all open houses this week.
Stop by to say Hi!!!
You can also purchase your membership online at
Student schedules will be mailed out by Friday, August 16th. Schedules are still being finalized so anything that is viewed online at this time is subject to change. We are not accepting any change requests at this time as schedules are not final. Change requests can be submitted during the back to school events but changes are not guaranteed.
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER
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.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CUTHBERTSON ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB
Please be advised all rising 9th grader physicals have been transferred up to Cuthbertson High School. If you have any questions regarding these physicals, please direct them to the high school. Thank you.
CMS SUMMER MEDIA CENTER INFORMATION
OPEN FOR SUMMER CHECK OUTS
HOURS: 9:00 AM TO 11:30 AM
Do not forget to support your local libraries!
Locations in Waxhaw, Indian Trail, and Monroe
Access our Suggested Summer Reading List by clicking below
CUTHBERTSON THEATRE SUMMER CAMP
Attention all Rising 7th, 8th, and 9th Graders
July 22nd through August 3rd
Two Week Camp
Monday through Thursday
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
$200 per Student
Spots are Limited! Register now at www.chschaos.org
Director, Joy Winters: Joy.Winters@ucps.k12.nc.us
Students will work with Cuthbertson Theatre's Counselors through Acting, Music, Dance and Technical Elements during the camp to put on a performance of
"High School Musical Jr."
CUTHBERTSON TRACK AND FIELD CAMP
Welcome to the second annual Cuthbertson Track and Field Camp! We are very excited about hosting this event for all athletes that are rising 3rd graders through any athlete that are rising 9th graders. You do not need to go to a school in the Cuthbertson cluster to attend!
Your athlete will get instruction from some of the best coaches in the state. We will focus on speed training, nutrition, field events, and much more at this 4 day camp. Your athlete will also get timed during our camp meet on the final day!
Camp times are from 8-12 the week of July 9th through July 12th.
The cost of the camp will be $100 per athlete and $175 if you have 2 athletes. All checks should be made out to Cuthbertson Track.
Your athlete will receive a t-shirt on day one and there will be a pizza party on the last day of camp. For more information please click the link below.
IB PROGRAM WITH MARVIN RIDGE HIGH
ICYMI: UCPS opened its lottery process for elementary school choice, dual language immersion, and the International Baccalaureate Pathway Program at Marvin Ridge High. Applications for Central Academy of Technology & Arts will open on Monday. To learn more about these options visit: https://tinyurl.com/yd56t9bo #TeamUCPS
ARRIVING ON TIME TO SCHOOL
Students who arrive after 8:42 are tardy and will need to receive a pass from the front office. Due to the volume of parents driving students to school in the morning, please allow yourself extra time so that your child will make it in the building on time and not be marked tardy. We appreciate your help with this.
Parents please talk with your students about not removing the protective case on their laptops. If the protective case is removed and damage occurs the insurance will not cover the cost.
PLEASE PICK UP STUDENTS IN CAR RIDER LINE
Parents: For safety reasons please pick your children up in the car rider line, please do not pick students up in the teacher lot or on the road parallel to Cuthbertson Road.
ATTENTION PARENTS: STUDENT APPOINTMENTS DURING THE DAY
Please send a note in with your child if you will picking them up for an appointment during the day. By sending in a note your child will be in the front office waiting for you when you arrive this will help to limit the interruptions to our instructional time. The last early dismissal is at 3:00.
STUDENT ITEMS FORGOTTEN AT HOME
Students will not be called out of class for any items they forget at home. A note will be placed on the message board and it is the students responsibility to check the message board for any forgotten items. Cell phones will NOT be accepted as a drop off in the front office.
SILENT READING MONDAYS
Parents silent reading Mondays will begin for all students on Monday October 1st. Please remind your student that they will need to have a book with them during this time frame
POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL
The Powerschool parent portal has now been turned
on and parents should be able to access student grades. Progress reports will be sent home early this week.
PTSO FUNDRAISER GO FOR THE GOLD
Our PTSO conducts one fundraising event each year. The campaign is named Go for the Gold and all proceeds benefit CMS (visit the CMS PTSO Website to see a listing of all that we support). Attached is a flyer for details on the giving levels and the gifts for each. Please consider supporting CMS and going for the Gold this year!
STUDENT PUBLIC LIBRARY ACCOUNTS AND ACCESS
This is a reminder on the UCPS partnership with the Union County Public Llibrary System. Student accounts are now active! . To access the digital resources, students use their UCPS ID number for the login and the PIN or password is the year of their birth. Click below to view a brochure which lists all the library locations, the digital resources, and the check policies for all UCPS students! #LEAP #LibraryLife
NO TECHNOLOGY FEES THIS YEAR
Please remember that students ARE NOT required to pay the twenty five dollar Technology fee this year.
UCPS PROMOTES TECH HEALTHY FAMILIES
LAPTOP/CHROMEBOOK SLEEVES NOT REQUIRED THIS YEAR
Remember that the new Chromebooks (Lenovo Chromebook N23S) have an Extreme Hard Shell protective case and additional sleeves will not be required in grades 6-12.
Union County Public Schools (UCPS) announced the launch of UCPS Snapshots, an e-newsletter that will provide community members with timely information about district programs and the great work that staff and students are doing in the school district’s 53 schools.
Subscribers will also learn about literacy initiatives, resources for college and career readiness, the district’s new strategic plan as well as ways community members can volunteer and get involved in our schools.
To sign up, click here or text UCPSNEWS to 22828.
UCPS has PowerSchool Parent Portal for parents to check students' academic progress. If you are new to UCPS, legal parents or guardians may obtain parent access codes for CMS students by bringing a photo ID to the front office during normal business hours.