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CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH—Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15, 2015.  Listen for PA announcements about Hispanic culture, countries, and history.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY ELECTED 8TH GRADE CABINET—Newly elected 8th Grade Student Body Representatives follow:  President:  Easterina Afa; Vice President:  Cheyenne Valderama; Secretary; Kamiah Johnson; and Treasurer:  Jenna Okada.  We know that they will do a great job leading the Class of 2016 this year! 

CLASS OF 2016 THEME—Option #3 won!  Information follows:

Class Name:  The Reigning Class of 2016

Class Colors:  Red & Gold

Class Motto:  Red Carpet Ready

RUP PAPERWORK—RUP Paperwork is being distributed through Advisory this week.  Completed forms are to be turned into Advisory Teachers by Friday, October 2.  iPADs will not be distributed until all paperwork is turned in. 

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP ACTIVITIES BEGIN THIS WEEK—Digital Citizenship is required for school wide iPAD distribution.  For the next two weeks, Advisories will look at the appropriate use of technology.  Our school wide focus on Digital Citizenship concludes in two weeks, on Friday, October 9.  For more information, see Mr. Ivie.

SAFETY ADVISORY—Please observe common sense when opening the Student Store’s new aluminum cans of juice.  The mouth spout is sharp and running your finger along the edge can result in injury.  Cans should be disposed of properly and should not be used as props or toys.  The school will pull this product if students do not exhibit caution and common sense.

RESPECT THE CROSSING GUARDS—The Crossing Guards are representatives of the City of Carson and are to be shown the utmost respect.  The Crossing Guards are stationed at the cross walks to ensure your safety to and from school.  Listen to them and follow their directions.

SCHOOL PHOTO IDs—Students are expected to carry their School IDs with them at all times.  This important piece of photo identification should be kept in a safe place.  If you lose your School ID, pay for a replacement ID at the Student Store and then see Mr. Ivie.  Replacement IDs are $1.00.

BASKETBALL AT LUNCH WITH MR. MOSES—Lunch Basketball is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Participating students need to submit parent-signed permission forms.  Permission forms are available in the Counseling Office.

SKATEBOARD ADVISORY—Skateboards may not be carried around the school.  Bring a lock from home and lock them in the bike rack.

Our Mission Statement

We, the stakeholders of Andrew Carnegie Middle School, commit to fostering a safe and civil learning environment, developing all students to their fullest potential in becoming responsible productive citizens.

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Monday, September 28

  • RUP Paperwork distributed via Advisory—for real this time!!! J
  • Digital Citizenship activities begins in Advisory.
  • Cafeteria Manager’s Meeting in the Cafeteria,8:30-10 a.m.
  • Lunch Clubs/Activities:  Basketball in the Gym & GSA in rm. 31
  • After School Clubs/Activities:  Gaming Club in rm. 37
  • PTSA Meeting, 3:15-4:15 p.m., in the LMC

Tuesday, September 29-- PD Schedule with Early Dismissal (1:33 p.m.)

  • “Pastries with the Principal” in Room 40, from 8:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • PD from 1:45-3 p.m. in the LMC—Topic:  2014-15 Smarter Balanced Test Scores
  • Safety Committee Meeting in the LMC, 3:10-3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities: Basketball in the Gym

  • After School Clubs/Activities:Glee Club in rm. 36, Gaming Club in rm. 37, & Boys & Girls’ College Bound Program in rm. 21

  • School Site Council meets in the LMC at 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 1 - COLLEGE MONTH BEGINS!!!

  • PBST Meeting from 9:25-10:20 a.m. in the PCR

  • Hyperion Waste Water Treatment Facility Field Trip from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities:  8th Grade Rep. Meeting in rm. 36

  • After School Clubs/Activities: Boys & Girls’ College Bound Program in rm. 21

Friday, October 2

  • RUP Paperwork Collection Deadline.(Please return all paperwork to Mr. Ivie.)

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities: Lunch Basketball in the Gym & Christian Club in rm. 34

Monday, October 5

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities:  Basketball in the Gym & GSA in rm. 31
  • After School Clubs/Activities:  Gaming Club in rm. 37

Tuesday, October 6-- PD Schedule with Early Dismissal (1:33 p.m.)

  • PD from 1:45-3 p.m.--20% Time continues.
  • Visually Impaired Regional Meeting in Rm. 38, 1:45- 3 p.m.
  • Faculty Meeting in the LMC from 3-4 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities: Basketball in the Gym

  • After School Clubs/Activities:Glee Club in rm. 36, Gaming Club in rm. 37, &Boys & Girls’ College Bound Program in rm. 21

Thursday, October 8

  • COST & PBST Meetings in the PCR at 8:30 and 9:20 a.m.
  • Lunch Clubs/Activities:  8th Grade Rep meeting at lunch in room 36
  • After School Clubs/Activities:Boys & Girls’ College Bound Program in rm. 21

Friday, October 9

  • Digital Citizenship activities conclude.

  • Lunch Clubs/Activities: Lunch Basketball in the Gym, Christian Club in rm. 34, and lunch performance on the stage


Today: 10/8/15

Faculty Announcements

PBST MEETING THIS THURSDAY—We will have a special meeting this Thursday, October 1, to plan events for College Month.  All interested staff and parents are welcome.  If you have ideas for College Month, but cannot attend the meeting, please send an email or note to Ms. Burke.  We will meet in the PCR AT 9:25 a.m. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TUESDAY—This Tuesday, September 29, we will learn about the recently released SBAC Test scores.  We will meet in the LMC at 1:45 p.m.   Please bring an iPAD or laptop.  Thank you. 

8TH GRADE ELECTIONS—Advisory Teachers and Out-of-the-Classroom Personnel:  Thank you for your support of the 8th Grade Elections on Friday, September 25. 

EMERGENCY CARDS—Advisory Teachers:  Please continue to collect updated Emergency Cards from your Advisory students.  Thank you for your assistance in collecting these important school documents.

2015-16 EMERGENCY LESSON PLANS—Emergency Lesson Plans were due to Ms. Miranda on Thursday, September 3, 2015.  If you have not yet submitted them, please do so.  Thank you.

10-MINUTE RULE: Please honor our 10-Minute policy which states that there are no passes for the first and last 10 minutes of class.   

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