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PICTURE DAY/STUDENT PHOTO IDs--Picture Day is this Friday, August 28, 2015.  Students wanting picture packets should give their ordering forms with enclosed cash to the photographer on Picture Day.  Photographs will be taken in the gym, during students’ PE Periods.  Ordering forms will be distributed in Advisory on Tuesday, August 25. Staff may take their pictures during their conference period, nutrition or lunch, or before or after school. 

WELCOME ASSEMBLIES—Grade level Welcome Assemblies will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, during periods 2, 4, and 6.  Teachers are requested to take attendance and then escort their students to Powers Hall.  The schedule follows:    

  • All 8th Grade Classes                 Period 2
  • All 7th Grade Classes                 Period 4
  • All 6th Grade Classes                 Period 6

STUDENT PLANNERS—Student Planners are coming soon!  Until they arrive, students should record their daily agendas and homework assignments in their notebooks or on a sheet of paper.  This habit will help students to be organized and responsible. 

CLUB RUSH—Carnegie’s Club Rush will be held on Thursday, September 3, at lunch.  All Student Clubs will have a recruiting table in the Lunch Area/Quad.  For more information, please see Mr. Ortiz or Ms. Burke.

FORGOTTEN/LOST PIN CODES?—See Ms. Brenda at the Cafeteria Window. 

TEXTBOOKS—All students should have textbooks for all their core classes.  Students who do not have a textbook should be sent to Ms. Velazquez in the Textbook Room. Please send students with a note indicating the needed textbook.

BASKETBALL AT LUNCH WITH MR. MOSES—Basketball at lunch will begin this Friday, August 28.  Participating students will need to submit parent-signed permission forms.  Permission forms will be available in the Main and Counseling Offices beginning this Wednesday, August 26. 

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

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM— 2015-16 Applications must be on file for students to participate in the after school program.  Reminder:  Students are to report directly to the lunch area after school.  Students who leave campus will be excluded from the program.  

DRILL TEAM TRY-OUTS—Do you want to try out for Carnegie’s awesome Drill team?  If yes, join Coach Milo in the covered lunch area right after school.  Wear comfortable athletic attire.   Students will learn the dance/drill routine this week.  Auditions will be held on Friday, August 28.  

SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE AWARD—For the third year in a row, the Carnegie Middle School yearbook staff earned a Superior Performance Award for outstanding achievement from Walsworth Yearbooks.  This award puts Carnegie in a select group of schools who are recognized each year out of the thousands of schools with whom Walsworth works.  Congratulations Carnegie yearbook staff!  Let’s make it four in a row this year!!!!

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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CARNEGIE INTERCHANGE #1

Mon, August 24

Tues, August 25--PD Schedule with Early Dismissal (1:33 p.m.)

  • Mock Williams Inspection, Period 3
  • PD in Powers Hall, 1:45-3 p.m.
  • Voting for Title I Coordinator from 3-3:30 p.m. in the Main Office
  • Drill Team Try-Outs after school in the Gym (meet in the Lunch Area)

Wed, August 26

  • Voting for Title I Coordinator from 7:15- 7:45 a.m.
  • Welcome Assemblies in Powers Hall, p. 2, 4, & 6
  • Tech Committee Meeting in Rm. 38 at 3:10 p.m.
  • Drill Team Try-Outs after school in the Gym (meet in the Lunch Area)

Thurs, August 27

  • Drill Team Try-Outs after school in the Gym (meet in the Lunch Area)
  • Shared Decision Making Meeting in the LMC at 3:30 p.m.m

Fri, August 28

  • Picture Day in the Gym, all day

  • Lunch Basketball with Mr. Moses in the Gym

  • Lunch SRLA Meeting in Rm. 30

  • Drill Team Try-Outs after school in the Gym (meet in the Lunch Area)

Monday, August 31

  • Lunch Basketball with Mr. Moses in the Gym

  • PTSA Meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the LMC

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

  • PD from 1:45-3 p.m.
  • Faculty Meeting, 3-4 p.m.,

Wednesday, September 2

  • Lunch Basketball with Mr. Moses in the Gym

Thursday, September 3

  • Club Rush at Lunch, Quad Area
  • EGDC Period-by-Period Meetings in the PCR

Friday, September 4—SCHOOL HOLIDAY/CALIFORNIA ADMISSION DAY  

 

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Faculty Announcements

Course Outlines—Reminder:  Course Outlines were due to Department Administrators on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

Textbook Rosters--Original Textbook Rosters were due to Ms. Burke on Friday, August 21, 2015.  Please make a copy for your records!

EGDC Period-by-Period Meetings, September 3—All teachers going through the EGDC Process this year are requested to attend a Period-by-Period Informational Meeting in the Principal’s Conference Room (PCR) on September 2, 2015.  Meetings will start at the beginning of the period. 

Student Enrollment Update—Norm Day is September 18, 2015.  In preparation for Norm Day, teachers are asked to be especially vigilant about taking accurate daily attendance.  Please correct, sign, and return all Discrepancy Reports to the Main Office. 

MISIS Attendance Tip--

  • When MiSIS is Slow or Not Recording/Taking Attendance Try re-entering attendance at a different time of the day. 

Need Paper and Supplies?—The Title I Office is still open for business!  See Arin, the Community Representative, in Title I or at the Greeter Table.  If Erin is unavailable, please see an administrator.

Professional Development Tuesday—This Tuesday, August 25, we will continue discussing 20% time in Powers Hall.   

Picture Day this Friday, August 28: Fotorama photographers will take faculty and staff pictures during Nutrition, Lunch, before and after school, and during teachers’ conference periods.   

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.