Central Magnet School Newsletter
November 18, 2019

November 18-22 marks the National Education Association’s 98th annual celebration of American Education Week. The AEW festivities will honor the team of people who work in the nation’s public schools, everyone from the bus driver and classroom teacher to the cafeteria worker and administrative staff, plus countless others. The celebration is also an opportunity for school and community leaders to renew their commitment and support for quality public education for all students. The 2019 theme, “Reach. Educate. Inspire."
As part of spirit day festivities on January 24th, there will be a middle school and a high school variety show. Auditions for the variety show will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th in the band room from 3:15 - 4:30. Sign up for your audition time on the auditorium doors. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Hines.
November 18
Young Life tonight at 7:57pm Katie Pippin's house (2328 Londonderry Dr) All high schoolers are invited!

November 25
Young Life Dodge Ball is tonight at 7pm at the Boys and Girls Club (820 Jones Blvd.) Bring your friends and your throwing arms.
Seniors now is the time to leave your mark on Central. Send in your Senior Quote and Accomplishment for the yearbook.

Deadline is December 1st.
Special thanks to our current sponsors:
Scoreboard ($2,500) – Gary and Mary Beth Wilson
Touchdown Club ($1,000) – E-Z Storage
Stadium Club ($500) – Mr. & Mrs. Wayne and Rena Goins, Fortress Wealth Management, Jeff and Deana Byrnes, Glueware, Trey and Jennifer Smith, Friends of the Class of 2021
You can sponsor Super Trivia Bowl IX too!  Click here to learn more .
 Save the date for Central's Annual Chili Supper fundraiser. Friday, December 6th in the cafeteria..
BSA Troop 197 is selling premium quality fraser fir trees, fresh cut trees grown in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

Visit our Christmas Tree Lot Open 7 Days a Week beginning November 29th

Opening Day 9 AM – 9 PM Regular Hours: Mon - Fri 5:30 PM - 9 PM Saturdays 9 AM - 9 PM Sundays 1 PM - 9 PM

Located at: Fellowship United Methodist Church 2511 Highway 99 / New Salem Hwy (Between Cason Lane & St. Andrews Dr.)
Central Car Club is needing Central Magnet School students to volunteer and earn service hours by helping with the Stones River Region, Antique Automobile Club of America Swap meet on Saturday February 1st and Sunday February 2nd at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville.  
Saturday's times are from 5:30 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday's times are from 5:30 am to 3:00 pm
If you would like to help or want more information, contact Sgt. Culp at culps@rcschools.net.
Volunteers Needed for
Super Trivia Bowl IX
We are recruiting PARENT VOLUNTEERS to fill our open positions...please consider joining the team!  

  • Sponsor Recruitment (1-3 volunteers)
  • Swag Bag Coordinator (1-2 volunteers)
  • Tickets & Tables Manager (1-2 volunteers)
ALL of our volunteers re-up for a 2nd, 3rd, or even a 9th season because the process has been extremely streamlined plus it's a FUN team! This is a great opportunity to get to know more of your CMS family! Contact  Kellie Bryson  or  Sarah Woods  if you'd like to volunteer or learn more.
Thank you for your generous support of the “Investment for a Brighter Future” campaign! To date,  donations total $34,259 , and we are well on our way to our goal of $50,000. We hope you will consider participating if you haven’t already.   Click here to donate online or to print out a form to send in to school.

At the PTO meeting on September 12, members donated $31,000 back to the school, and your donations purchased  computers for yearbook, sheep brains, Oculus Quest VR Headsets, podiums, chairs, Ti-84 Plus calculators, Bio-Rad lab products, Scholastic Scope and Scholastic Junior, and consumables for 6 th , 7 th , and 8 th grades, AP Biology, and Art.

Brighter Future donations benefit all students, and this is an ongoing fundraiser. Items remaining to be purchased include Vernier products (Photogates, Plunger and Standard Carts, 1.1 Meter Track, Go Direct Acceleration Sensor, and Rotary Motion Sensor and Kit), Pasco Sine Wave Generator and String Vibrator, t-shirts for new students,  Avancemos  Level 4 online access, German 3/4/AP supplemental materials (teacher’s manual + text and online audio), and TFLTA conference registration. 
Thank you for making an “Investment in a Brighter Future!”
Deadline for Senior Ads has been extended to January 3rd. To order, please go to the website below:
www.bit.ly/centralmagnetads. You will select a size, and then select the format that you would prefer for your pictures and personalized note to your Senior. Stacey Cleverly will design the ad according to your selections and will send you a proof for your review and approval. Please see the back of the 2019 yearbook for examples of how other parents recognized their students. A copy is in the CMS library for reference.

Yearbooks are now  $75  until December 1st. If you qualify for free/reduced lunch, please see your guidance counselor for a $10 off coupon code.
http://bit.ly/centralmagnet   . The yearbook distribution day is one of the last fun memories in a Senior's time at Central. We want to make it special for each and every one of them. Thank you for your support.
If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Central Magnet School PTO in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.
  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.
If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click  here  for instructions.