CARNEGIE’S YS 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM IS #1 IN THE DISTRICT—Carnegie’s boys team triumphed on Saturday, bringing home the #1 trophy in the entire LAUSD! Congratulations to the following 8th Grade Boys: Macario Dobbins, Dylan Grace, Marcus Joseph, Treshon Kidd, Jereme Nash, Jonathan Josey, Cameron Jefferson, Robert Beer, Henner Joseph, Joseph Melano, Victor Perez, and Han Lim. Congratulations, too, to Coach Jefferson, Coach Daniel, and Ms. K, for their leadership with both boys and girls’ teams.
CARNEGIE’S YS 6TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS IS #3 IN THE DISTRICT—Congratulations to the following 6th Grade Girls: Vanessa de la Torre, Rochelle Magno, Ty Newman, Angelina Jimenez, and Adel Cortez.
NEW TUTORING PROGRAM AFTER SCHOOL—Ms. Waight-Smith is tutoring in rm. 23, from 3:10-4 p.m., on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Visit the Main Office for a Tutoring/LACC After School Program Application.
NEW CLUB: HONORS SOCIETY—If you are a 7th or 8th grade student who had all A’s and B’s during the fall semester, join Carnegie’s Honors Society today! The Honors Society will meet every Wednesday at 3:10 p.m. in rm. 37. See Mr. Leyden for more details.
MENTORING GROUPS CONTINUE-- Select students have been invited to participate in mentoring groups with their counselors. If you are interested in joining a mentoring group, see your counselor today!
BUY THE 8TH GRADE PACKET—The 8th Grade Packet is $100 in the Student Store. The packet includes the 8th Grade T-Shirt, Class Picnic, Yearbook, 8th Grade Dance, Yearbook Signing, and Panorama Picture. Purchase it today!
SOCCER ON THE FIELD WITH MR. MOSES—Play soccer on the field every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Participating students need to submit parent-signed permission forms. Permission forms are in the Counseling Office.
SKATEBOARD ADVISORY—Skateboards may not be carried around the school. Bring a lock from home and lock skateboards 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.
SAVE YOUR SEAT
Open Enrollment Applications
Every year we open our doors to students of families who do not live in the Carnegie attendance area through the open enrollment process. If you are a parent of a 5th, 6th, or 7th grader who does not currently attend Carnegie and does not live in the Carnegie attendance area, but you would like him or to attend our wonderful school, now is the time to apply!
This year we only have 103 open enrollment seats available and we expect them all to be filled by the deadline in May. Please complete the attached “Save Your Seat” form and return it to Carnegie at 21820 Bonita Street, Carson, California, 90745.
If you would like a tour of Carnegie, contact assistant principal Hilbert at 310-952-5705.
Carnegie offers many exciting programs and educational opportunities such as:
* Small class sizes
* AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination)
* GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)
* Art and Ceramics
* Computer Coding
* Band and Orchestra
* iPad for every student
* Healthy Start services
* MESA (Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement)
* After School Tutoring
* Summer School
* Many 8th Graders gain acceptance to elite highs schools such as Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy (HPTA) and California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS)
Zone of Choice
LAUSD Culmination Requirements 2015-2016
BIC UPDATE—Teachers: Thank you for taking the extra time to complete the BIC Rosters. The Cafeteria Staff send their thanks. Your concerns are being addressed. Please see Ms. Burke if you have additional concerns. Thank you, again!
MENTORING GROUPS CONTINUE--Select students have been invited to participate in mentoring groups with their counselors. Groups take place during Advisory and teachers will be notified of participating students via email and letter. Teachers: please mark students “Absent” on your MISIS Roster. On the BIC roster, please put a check by the students’ names. (Students will receive breakfast in their mentoring group.) Thank you!
10-MINUTE RULE—Please adhere to our policy which states that there are no passes for the first and last 10 minutes of class.
ISSUE PASSES FOR NUTRITION & LUNCH IN YOUR ROOM— Students must have teacher-issued passes for visiting classrooms at Nutrition and Lunch. Passes must state the date, time, destination, student name, and feature a teacher signature. Thank you for helping us to keep our campus secure, safe, and orderly.
Prepare for El Nino!