CARROLL MIDDLE SCHOOL
August 9, 2021
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Office News
Annual Student Verification
As a reminder, please complete your student’s Annual Student Verification by logging into your Family Access/Skyward Account and click on the link that says, “Go to 2021-2022 Annual Student Verification”, found on the home screen.

Back to School Check In/Out Procedures
Not returning to CISD
If your child will NOT BE RETURNING to Carroll ISD next school year, please complete a Summer Withdrawal form and return to leslie.evans@southlakecarroll.edu as soon as possible.
  • The withdrawal form can be found by clicking on the following link:  2021 Summer Withdrawal
  • Withdrawing students must return laptops to the front office on their last day of school. 
New Faculty Members
Welcome 7th grade Assistant Principal Charlie Liles. If he looks familiar, it is because he is coming from Carroll High School where he taught and coached. However, 10 years ago, he also coached at CMS but taught at CHS. He is excited to come full circle, returning to where he started with Carroll ISD.





Other new CMS faculty members include:
Megan Bradle (7th Grade Math/Pre-Algebra)
Jordan Duffer (8th Grade Science)
Madelaine Fell (Choir)
Shaby Hakemy (8th Grade LA)
Smruthi Kolady (Instructional Aide) 
Sophie Martin (7th Grade Algebra)
Dawn Riedl (Counselor)
Jessica Ross (Librarian)
Christy Tidwell (8th Grade GT LA)
Will Walton (Boys’ Coach/Outdoor Ed)
Maya Kalra recognized by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
Congratulations to Maya Kalra who scored top 99% worldwide for her age level on her SAT and was recognized by John’s Hopkins CTY program for high honors. Please see the news release below:

PTSO
New & improved CMS PTSO Website.
Be sure to check out social media (see below)



Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser
Wednesday, Aug. 11
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Help raise money for CMS by stopping by Chick-Fil-A Southlake before or after Dragon Camp!
Drive Thru or Curbside Mobile orders only. 

Under “Have a special request?” add “CMS” or “Carroll Middle School” in the box.

Regular drive thru orders will not be counted.
Social Media
We would also like to encourage people to join our Facebook group, Carroll Middle School.
News from Nurse Bonczyk
If you are emailing immunizations - please make sure it is a compliant record and that it is legible with students first and last name along with their date of birth. Please click the following link for 2021-2022 Texas Requirements for Immunizations. If you need a copy of your students Immunization record - you can find it by logging into skyward from your desktop under health info.  
 
 
All UIL physicals need to be emailed to the appropriate head coach.
Boys - Coach Anthony VanBuskirk anthony.vanbuskirk@southlakecarroll.edu
Girls - Coach Lauren Sullivan lauren.sullivan@southlakecarroll.edu
Athletics
Physicals Info 2021-2022
UIL is requiring a physician signed physical this year and we would like to help get that covered. For incoming 7th -12th grade students wanting to try out for Band, Athletics or Cheer – a physical will be required to be filled for the upcoming year.

Lauren Sullivan
Girls' Athletic Coordinator

Coaching Staff:
Shelby Alvarado - shelby.alvarado@southlakecarroll.edu
Wrestling

Interested in middle school wrestling?
Contact Coach Ian Semelroth
Join AP Booster Club Today

By supporting the AP Booster club you help support AP, Honors, GT programs at EIS, DIS, DMS, CHS and CSHS. Last year we gave teacher grants totaling $10,000 to these campuses and awarded $6,000 in college scholarships to seniors. We hope to have your support so we can fund even more teacher grant requests. We also have informative meetings throughout the year that are free to members. Please take a minute to join today.
District Information
2021-2022 Bus Passes On Sale Now
Carroll ISD will begin selling bus passes for the 2021-2022 school year on Monday, May 17. All purchases will be date and time stamped in the event any COVID protocols are in place at the beginning of school this fall. Individual bus passes will cost $250/Annual or $135/Semester and Family Bus Passes will cost $500/Annual or $270/Semester. Click here for more information.

Student Laptop Pickup for New Students Starts Next Week
Students NEW to Carroll ISD in Grades 6-12 can pick up their student laptops at the CISD Admin Building (2400 N .Carroll Ave.) on Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. - noon, and Thursday, Aug. 12, from 5-7 p.m. Please enter the building from the front reception entrance on Dove Road. Before receiving a device, please complete the following steps:
  • Parent signs the AUP (Student Acceptable Use Policy)
  • Available online within Skyward Annual Student Verification
  • Complete a Parent Orientation
  • Available within Skyward Annual Student Verification
  • Also available by clicking on link above
  • Complete Exit Ticket at end of Orientation
  • Pay the $45 Annual Device Fee (unless qualified for Free/Reduced lunch)
  • Available in Skyward Annual Student Verification
  • Also available at any time in Family Access by clicking the Fee Management Tab 

Annual Student Verification Open Until Aug. 13
Annual Student Verification is open and is available in Skyward Family Access. We ask that you read each form carefully as some information may have changed to align with any legal updates passed by the 87th Texas legislature. Additionally, the information is a great reminder to ensure your mailing, cell phone and other information is accurate as we rely on that information to provide parent communication including emergency communication. All verification information is due by Aug. 13.