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WELCOME
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6
GRADE PARENTS
Carnage Magnet Middle School
(CM²S)
MARSHA RAMDEEN- ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
DEBORAH DAVIS- GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
Hydrogen
•Mrs. Spivey (LA)
•Mrs. Murphy (LA)
•Mrs. Macon (Math)
•Mrs. Kuzmicki (TL, Sci)
•Mrs. Krietman (SS)
•Mrs. Martin (SS)
Oxygen
•Mrs. Austin (LA)
•Mrs. Warren (LA)
•Mrs. Defore (Math)
•Mrs. Wilday (Math)
•Mrs. Zeches (TL, Sci)
•Mrs. St. Juliana (SS)
CM²S MISSION
To provide each and every student a challenging
educational experience in a safe, collaborative,
and trusting environment that celebrates diversity,
promotes self-discipline, and fosters responsible
citizenship to ensure success in the 21st century.
CM²S FACTS
School Mascot
•Trojan
School Colors
•Green & Gold
School Hours
•7:35-2:20
Agenda Fee
School supplies
needed
•$5.00
•Teacher list available
CLUBS/ACTIVITIES
Odyssey of
the Mind
Robotics
Arts Booster
Spanish Club
National
Junior Beta
Club
Math Count
WTRJ
French Club
Band
Science
Olympiad
Sports (7th &
8th Grade
Only)
Student
Council (6th,
7th & 8th)
Strings
Orchestra
Yearbook
SPORTS @ CM²S
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6th graders are not eligible to
participate in middle school
sports. All 6th graders are
encouraged to show School
Spirit and Trojan pride by
attending games.
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Students must arrange
transportation with a parent in
order to attend games.
SCHOOL LAYOUT
•2400,
2600
Hallway
6th Grade
7th Grade
•2200,
2300
Hallway
•300, 400,
600
Hallway
8th Grade
Throughout
Building
•Elective
Classes
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS
Our code of student conduct prohibits disruptive, provocative, revealing,
profane, vulgar, offensive, obscene or unsafe clothing or bodily
appearances.
Examples- Don't wear:
 exposed undergarments
 sagging pants
 see-through or excessively short, tight or revealing clothes
 bare midriff or strapless shirts
 clothing with lewd, indecent or vulgar messages or illustrations
 clothing that advertises products or services illegal to minors
 head coverings
 chains, spikes or other accessories that could be perceived as or used as a
weapon
 clothing that violates the school system's policies against gang and gangrelated activities
TRANSPORTATION
Bus Route Information
•Available August 18, 2014 on www.wcpss.net
•Check to see which bus route your child rides
Not assigned a bus?
•Request service at www.wcpss.net/busrider
Additional Assistance
•www.wcpss.net/transportation
•No Internet Access- 919-805-3030
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Students are not permitted to ride any bus
other than the one assigned by transportation.
Notes will NOT be accepted requesting
students ride another bus.
Parents must make arrangements for students
if they will not be riding their assigned bus.
LOCKERS
Students will be assigned a lock and locker
during the first week of school.
 Lockers are the property of the school.
 Students will be provided with time to practice
using their lock in the classroom.
 Lost locks will result in school fine.
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CLASS INFORMATION
CORE
CLASSES
•Consist of instruction in Math, Language Arts,
Science, and Social Studies.
Electives
•Important part of the Carnage academic program.
•Students choose electives at the beginning of the
school year.
•The staff tries diligently to meet all student
requests. However, not every student can receive
his/her first choice.
TYPICAL SIXTH GRADE DAY
Four
core classes per day.
Three elective per day.
Lunch Period
Students may attend
tutoring during lunch.
SCHEDULE CHANGES
 Schedule
Changes will be made under the
following conditions:
 The
student is missing a class
 The student has not met prerequisite for a
course
 Balancing class sizes
Request for a schedule change due to
personal preference will not be considered!!
ABSENCES
 Parents
of absent students should have
the student bring a note on the day that
he/she returns to school.
 All notes should be given to student
services, and include the reason for
absence, and date(s) of absence.
TARDY POLICY-TROJANS ON TIME
•1st - Warning
•2nd -3rd - Parent Contact
•4th- 6th - Lunch Detention
Students have 4
& Parent Contact
minutes to
•7th - Administrative
transition between
Referral
classes.
HOME BASE/POWER SCHOOL IS HERE!!!
Please BE PATIENT!
 It is constantly being updated
 Students stay on top of assignments, parents are
able to participate in their child's progress, and
teachers can instantly share information from
their gradebook with parents and students.
 Families with multiple students can also set up
their accounts to view all of their students at one
time, with one login.
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PARENT/TEACHER COMMUNICATION
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Contact Team Leader to schedule a parent/teacher conference:
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6th Grade- Mrs. Zeches and Mrs. Kuzmicki
Conferences can be scheduled during the teachers’ planning periods.
NOTE: Parents please do not “drop by” for a conference. You will be asked
to make an appt. for a later date.
 You may also communicate with your child’s teachers via e-mail (see
school’s web-site)
 If you have any questions about your child’s academic/social
development you may also contact your child’s counselor
(Deborah Davis).
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
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Individual counseling
Group counseling
Classroom guidance
Academic, college, and career counseling
Assisting students in developing an
academic plan
Interpreting standardized test results
Grief and crisis counseling
Responding to and assisting with crises
Developing confidential relationships with
students
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Advocating for students
Promoting and monitoring student success
in a collaborative manner
Helping students overcome barriers to
learning
Providing preventive and intervention
strategies for student success
Facilitating parent/teacher conferences
Serving as a resource to students of
available community opportunities
Serving as a resource for school staff and
parents
Serving as a resource for community
referrals
Providing parent and community outreach
Fostering a positive school environment by
embracing and promoting diversity
POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION & SUPPORT
(PBIS)
A
systems approach for establishing the social
culture and individualized behavioral supports
needed for schools to be effective learning
environments for all students
CM²S SUCCESS 4MULA
Preparation
Safety
Respect
Responsibility
Supporting Social Competence and
Academic Achievement
OUTCOMES
Supporting
Staff
Behavior
Supporting
Decision
Making
PRACTICES
Supporting Student Behavior
FIELD TRIPS
Field trips and other activities will be
scheduled throughout the year. Attendance
of field trips and activities may be denied due
to behavior or academic concerns as
applicable.
 Dates and details will be distributed as they
become available.
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YOUR CHILD’S NUTRITION
Student breakfast
$1.25
Student reduced
breakfast $ .30
PRICES
Student lunch $2.25
Student reduced lunch
$ .40
CONTACT INFORMATION
AP- Marsha Ramdeen- [email protected]
 Counselor–Deborah Davis- [email protected]
 Front Office- (919) 856-7600
 Transportation- (919) 805-3030
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IMPORTANT DATES
Schedule Pick-Up 8/20/14 (12-3)
 First Day of School 8/25/14
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