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iPads are coming! 

As part of Phase 2 of the Common Core Technology Project, Carnegie Middle School will be receiving iPads for all Teachers and Students.  See the CCTP link in the upper left for more information.

Student Announcements

Turkey Trot on Wednesday, Nov. 19—Our Annual Turkey Trot will be held on Wednesday, November 19.  All PE Classes will be participating in this fun event.  Prizes will be awarded for the Top Boy and Girl in each period!

8th Grade Flag Football on Thursday, Nov. 20—At lunch, come out to the Quad to support the 8th Grade Class, the Royals, in action!

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” Lunch Dance on Friday, Nov. 21—This dance is FREE for all students who were good men (and women!) and received no F’s, D’s, or U’s on their 15-Week Progress Reports!  Progress Reports must be presented to the Student Store for a free admission ticket.   Admission price for all other students is $1.  Tickets will go on sale beginning Wednesday, November 19. 

“Do the Right Thing” Poster Viewing & Voting—Advisory Classes will continue visiting Powers Hall to vote on the “Do the Right Thing” Posters. 

Williams Textbook & DVR Visits—Congratulations to all!  Carnegie received high marks on the Williams Inspection and the District Validation Review (DVR).   Keep up the good work!

Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy—8th Graders:  Do you want to be a teacher?  Are you interested in attending a high school where you can concurrently work on your high school diploma and a two-year Associates Degree?  If yes, Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy in Wilmington might be the school for you!  Information Meetings will be held on Saturday, December 6 at 8:30 and 11 a.m..  See Campus Aide Ms. T or AVID Teacher Mr. Ortiz for more details. 

“Do the Right Thing” Student Recognition Program—Students observed “doing the right thing” will receive raffle tickets for their good deeds.  Raffle tickets are to be deposited in grade-level boxes in the Main Office.  Every Friday, winning students will be announced over the PA.

Weekly Attendance Student Recognition Program—Students who exhibit excellent and/or improving attendance will be recognized with raffle tickets.  Drawings will be held every Thursday during morning PA Announcements. See PSA Counselor Ms. Conner for more information.

Free & Reduced Meal Applications— We are still accepting meal applications.  See Title I Coordinator Ms. Kim for more information.   All applications are due by December 1, 2014.

Second Floor is Off Limits!—Just a reminder:  The second floor is off limits before and after school.  The second floor opens at 7:50 a.m., not before.  Remember:  You do not need to go the second floor unless you have a class there.  

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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Culmination and College Information

Middle School Letter to Students
Start planning your California college future!

College may seem like a long way off but it’s not. You’ll be attending high school soon, and it’s not too early to be thinking about your future and a college education. Do you k... Continue
Posted by: Phillip Ivie
Published: 11/10/14

Attention 6th and 7th Grade Students and Parents
October 1, 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian:

The Los Angeles Unified School District believes that all students can learn and are capable of mastering middle school standards and passing all classes. Your students will be expected to meet the mini... Continue
Posted by: Phillip Ivie
Published: 10/23/14

Attention 8th Grade Students and Parents
October 1, 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian:

The 8th grade year is sure to be exciting and memorable. This year is especially important because it is the last year of middle school and the transition to high school begins. The Los Angeles Unified S... Continue
Posted by: Phillip Ivie
Published: 10/23/14

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Today: 11/23/14


Monday, November 17

  • Instructional Leadership Team Meeting in the LMC at 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, November 18-PD Schedule with Early Dismissal (1:33 p.m.)

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

Wednesday, November 19

  • Zone of Choice Parent Meetings—9 a.m. (Rm. 39) & 5 p.m. (LMC)

  • Turkey Trot, all day (first 15 minutes of all periods)

Thursday, November 20—World AIDS Day

  • PBST Meeting at 8:25 a.m., Dean’s Office
  • COST Meeting at 9:25 a.m., Dean’s Office
  • Success for All Visit (Math Dept.)

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

Friday, November 21

  • “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” Lunch Dance in Powers Hall

**Saturday, November 22—AVID Activity:  Feeding the Homeless, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.**

Monday, November 24-Friday, November 28—THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY BREAK (1-WEEK)

Monday, December 1

Tuesday, December 2-PD Schedule with Early Dismissal (1:33 p.m.)

  • Faculty Meeting in the LMC from 3- 4 p.m.

    Wednesday, December 3

  • Safety Committee Meeting in the LMC at 3:15 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • PBST Meeting at 8:25 a.m., Dean’s Office
  • COST Meeting at 9:25 a.m., Dean’s Office
  • Water Recycling Field Trip with Ms. Freeman(all day)

Friday, December 5

Faculty Announcements

The District Validation Review (DVR)—A special thanks to DVR Coordinator Ms. Hutton Jacobs for her leadership of the DVR Process.

Professional Development Agenda for Tuesday, November 18—Teachers will meet in Departments to discuss Interim Assessments, the Single Plan, and Core Waiver money.   Departments will meet in the following locations:

English—Rm. 1

Math—Rm. 27

Special Education—Dean’s Office

Social Studies—Rm. 3

Science—Rm. 37

Visual Arts—Rm. 34

Physical Education—Girls’ PE Office

Department Chairpersons:  Please prepare an Agenda, Sign-In, and Meeting Minutes.  Submit these items to Ms. Burke by the end of the day Tuesday.   Thank you.

Turkey Trot—Come out and run/walk/jog during our Annual Turkey Trot on November 19th.  We will be trotting through the school.  Dust off those running shoes and burn some calories before you gobble till you wobble!

Plan Ahead—We will have an after school Faculty Meeting on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  Mark your calendars now! Homemade cookies will be served.

Supervision Assistance—Teachers:  Please stand at your door during passing periods to supervise the hallways and common areas.  A safe school allows students to focus on learning.

“Do the Right Thing” Raffle Tickets—Teachers and Staff:  Please continue to recognize students by distributing raffle tickets.  If you need more tickets, see Ms. Burke.  We want to support students in making good decisions and taking positive actions.

Thanksgiving Holiday Break—In preparation for the week-long holiday break, please secure your classrooms.  Take all personal items home (e.g., laptops, iPads, etc.) and secure all classroom computers.