PROCTORS NEEDED FOR TESTING
Parents we need your help! Please consider proctoring during testing. Below are the dates for testing.
Thursday May 23
Friday May 24
Wednesday May 29
Thursday May 30
Friday May 31
We need parent support in assisting the teachers to ensure a positive testing environment for our students. A brief training will be given at 8:15 in the morning in the Media Center before each test.
Please contact Marguerite Louis at 704-296-0107 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org You can also volunteer on the sign up genius that will be going out this week.
LAST DAY FOR MEDIA CENTER BOOK CHECK OUTS
This is a reminder that the last day for students to check out media center books is Wednesday May 22nd. The deadline for students to return all media center books is Tuesday May 28th..
8TH GRADE CELEBRATION DANCE
"The Stars Are Out Tonight"
June 5th 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Advance Ticket Purchase: $15.00
Tickets will be sent home through homerooms on June 3rd
Tickets will be $20 at the door.
Please bring form (see below) along with payment on the following days ONLY
May 13th through May 17th 8:15 AM to 8:45 AM in the gym
Parents if you will be picking up your student early on any testing day please send a note with your student to receive an early dismissal pass in the morning. Please remember that students will not be released until testing is complete.
CMS BETA CLUB
Students who have received Beta club invitations can join by bringing BOTH the completed invitation letter and $25 cash or check payable to CMS to Mrs. Steele, Mrs. DeMilo, or Ms. Raffensperger during activity time. The last day to turn in your form and dues is Friday, May 24th
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.