Carver Middle School 
Community Brief
Your Weekly Update from the GREAT Carver Middle School!
Friday, August 30, 2019
Today we already finish what has been a very quick first three weeks of the new school year. In fact, we will be sending out the first student progress report on September 16th.  
As you probably already know, Hurricane Dorian appears to be making its way straight towards Florida. After closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and in coordination with state and local officials regarding shelters, all OCPS schools and work locations will be closed on Tuesday, September 3 after the Labor Day holiday. 
Please be sure to check the OCPS website - click here - for the very latest on the hurricane's impact on next week's schedule and activities. It will be updated as more information becomes available.  
September 15th kicks off Spanish Heritage Month across the United States. Here in Florida, the Governor's Office runs an annual essay contest for students with the winners receiving 4-year college scholarships. The deadline for submitting entries this year is September 13th. This is an opportunity that may interest many of our Bears - details and more information.

We do need volunteers this school year. If you are a member of our Carver school community, please consider becoming a "ADDitions volunteer" for Carver. One hour of your time as able can make a HUGE difference for our students!

Ways you can help the students include teaching our kids to play card games, board games, and giving them advice on future careers and furthering their education. And we have students that simply just want to talk and we need people like YOU!

Please stop by the media center and see Ms. M. if you have any questions on how you can help or get your community involved.

As for this week's edition, you will find some important events coming up as well as activities that are available to our Bears. We encourage all of our students to consider getting involved in some form of extracurricular activity this year as part of their middle school experience.

Please remember to check the OCPS website for updates on Hurricane Dorian. Thank you.

In Bear Pride,

Jackie Ramsey
Proud Principal
Carver Middle School

Pictured very top is our 2019-2020 Administrative team from left to right: Assistant Principal Dr. Frederick Ray, Assistant Principal Mrs. Joy Lewis, Principal Ms. Jackie Ramsey, and Assistant Principal of Instruction Mr. Paul Lovely.

"The Carver Way"
At Carver Middle School we believe . . .
All students have potential.
All people should be treated with dignity.

At Carver Middle School we will . . .
Talk to students without degrading them.
Be supportive and uplifting to one another.
Show respect.
Bear Athletics
Sports Physicals - September 10th 

Dapper & Dolled Up Wednesdays . . .  

OCPS' new Student Information System 

Please click here for the OCPS website that details how to register, instructions and additional information. If you have issues, please complete the Launchpad Parent Form or Skyward Family Access Concerns and drop it off at the front desk.

* Please be patient as OCPS is working out the kinks with the new system. Thank you.

Meet Our Grade Level Deans! 

6th Grade Dean - Ms. Amanda Jenkins

7th Grade Dean - Mr. Kenneth Bush

8th grade Dean - Mr. John Miller

OCPS Parent Academy  
Saturday, September 14th 

Carver Bear Families,

OCPS will be hosting it's very first Parent Academy on September 14 titled "Take a Walk Down OCPS Lane" at Boone High School. These are extremely well done and contain valuable information for parents.

Transportation will be provided along with a morning snack and lunch!

Register online:


Student Government  
Interest meeting on Wednesday, September 4th
English Language Arts with Mrs. Carter-Thomas

Mrs. Carter-Thomas' 2nd period ELA advanced class was in the media center earlier in the week reading and annotating writing sources. After that, her students walked around to the different posters answering FLDOE standards-based questions.     
AV Club / News Crew  

Our Carver AV Club/News crew works hard on creating our morning announcements! This group meets every morning before school to create the show for the next day. Please see Ms. Moenssens, if you'd like to join the team!

Community Support for our 8th Grade English Language Arts 
Closing Image for the Week . . .  
National College Colors Day at Carver! 

On the Friday before Labor Day, National College Colors Day encourages everyone to display their team spirit. Across the United States students, parents, family, fans, and alumni will be wearing their team colors as were we at Carver Middle School today!    
Carver Middle School Leadership Team

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