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Middle School Matters - Week of August 20, 2012 What’s Happening This Week: Are you a Car Rider? Car riders can not be dropped off before school before 6:50AM; There is a no smoking, no cell phone use policy in the car rider line.

What if??? I forget my belt… You may rent a belt for $1.00 from your school counselor.

I forget my ID…. You may purchase a temporary ID from your school counselor for $1.00.

I lose my ID… You may purchase a replacement ID in the library for $6.00

What’s coming Up? Thursday August 30th Picture Day (yearbook pictures) Friday— Friday—August 31st - Free Dress for students who have paid their all of their fees!

Monday: Competition between the grades begins. The following items will be measured for the next two weeks: attendance, office referrals for discipline, minor infractions, and dress code violations. Daily totals will be announced during afternoon announcements. Winner of this competition will be allowed free social time before school during the week of Sept. 3rd. Points awarded for each category given daily: daily 1st Place: 100 points, 2nd Place 75 points, 3rd Place 50 points; Tuesday: CMS 8th Grade Football Team vs. Live Oak (away) 6:30 PM Thursday: CMS 7th Grade Football Team vs. Live Oak (home) 6:30 PM Friday - CMS Spirit Shirts can be worn with uniform bottoms Saturday— Saturday— CMS / CIS Community Open House 2:00 PM; Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne to speak at the event.

Thank YOU! Thank YOU! Thank YOU! A great big thank you goes out to our CMS students for: • • •

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A great first week of school! Learning new procedures and expectations with good attitudes Wearing your IDs around your neck on the lanyard provided to you. Returning your white emergency cards in a timely fashion Being in compliance with the CCSS district dress code Keeping your 3 - inch zipper binder organized and with you at all times

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John E. Maxwell

Literature Leaders We will have a school-wide focus on literature this year at CMS. Watch this corner of the Middle School Matters each week for literature news and topics *Has your class been to the new CMS library? If not you will go soon. Mrs. Whitehead will be sharing some very important information about our library procedures this year. *Make sure that you have a book with you at ALL times. When you have extra time, you should ALWAYS spend that time reading. *How many books did you read last year? Try to double that number this year. *Ask your teacher what book they are currently reading for pleasure? Mrs. Davis just finished reading The Hunger Games trilogy and Mr. Fountain is reading Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt.


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