March 4, 2019
CMS Day of Service - Thursday, March 7
In support of the district's core value of Compassionate Service CMS will be participating in its first-ever Day of Community Service on March 7. All students and staff will go out into the community to volunteer time and talents.  Students were surveyed in the fall to find out what kinds of community service they would be interested in doing.  

A committee of teachers began contacting agencies to ask if we might bring a team of students to volunteer.  To date we have more than 20 different agencies that have agreed to having groups of between 10 and 125 students perform tasks such as sorting food and stocking shelves at food pantries, working behind the scenes at resale shops that benefit the homeless, reading to elementary students, and band performances at assisted-living centers just to name a few. 

On February 8, students watched an informational presentation that showcased each volunteer opportunity after which they chose five places/types.  Teachers then signed up to chaperone at one of the locations.  Once students are placed in a trip location they will meet three separate times with all those going to the same place (the second meeting was last Friday).  At these meetings they will learn about the organization and the work done there.  If the organization receives donations of supplies, students will have an opportunity to gather things they wish to donate (food items, toiletries, etc.).  

On March 7, all students and staff will board buses to spread out across the neighboring communities leaving at approximately 9:15 a.m. and returning to campus by 2:30 p.m.
Here is the link to the CMS general permission form that ALL students must have before they may travel to any site on March 7th:

Many of the locations will require waivers to be signed to allow students to participate. Please be on the lookout for this information in the coming weeks. Classes will not be held on March 7th as all students and staff will be volunteering. Any students who do not return permission slips will attend a study hall on campus that day.
We are needing a few parents to chaperone.  If you would like to join us, please use the sign-up genius link listed below:

If you have questions, please email assistant principal Janice Rowlands at:   janice.rowlands@southlakecarroll.edu.

Thank you-
Janice Rowlands
NJHS Unicef Fundraiser
"Want *AIRPODS*? 
Want to help the charity, Unicef while getting those Airpods? 
They work with your iPhone, Android, tablet, and school laptop.  And while getting fancy new earbuds, you will be helping a charitable cause.  

We will be selling raffle tickets in the morning at the Dragon from 

Feb. 25 - March 8
$5 for 1 ticket or $10 for 3 tickets

Counselor's Corner

International Festival

We are seeking parent volunteers to help with the 1st Annual CMS International Festival on May 17.  

Our goal is to provide our students the opportunity to gain a better understanding about different cultures through a variety of educational experiences.  In order for this program to be successful, we need many parent and community volunteers.  We want to have as many different cultures/heritages as possible represented for our students. 

For more information on the International Festival, and how you might help, please click here  CMS International Festival.

Course Selection Information for 2019-2020
Course selection dates for Incoming 7th grade, 7th to 8th grade, and 8th to 9th grade are now posted on the CMS Webpage under the Counselors Tab
Carroll High School
2019/2020 School Year
Course Selection Dates
8th to 9th Grade - CMS

Monday-Thursday, April 15-18:
Details/Instructions will be provided for students so that they can choose their classes using Arena Scheduling. This process is where students will actually sign up for the classes they will take freshman year.
**All Course Selection instructions, forms and the Academic Planning Guide  will be available to view and download from the Counseling Tab on the CHS website.

Credit by Examination

How can my child meet with their counselor?
There are several ways students can see us:
1. Teacher Referral
2. Parent Referral
3. Self-Referral

We meet with students for many reasons:
1. Academic - Performance, struggles, test taking strategies, study skills etc.
2. Friendship/ Peer/Social Concerns
3. Personal Concerns
4. Behavioral Concerns
5. Stress/Anxiety
6. Responsive Services - meeting their immediate needs and concerns

If you have a concern and you would like for a counselor to meet with your child, please contact your child's grade level counselor via email or phone.

Jane Kea, 8th grade counselor

Paula Lynn, 7th grade counselor

CMS Counseling Page:
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Cross Timbers results
7th - 4th
Kiera Wallace - 1st
Katherine Niese - 4th

100m Hurdles:  Maddie Clark - 6th

2400m:  Julia Gassett - 6th

4x100 relay - 3rd

4x200 - 1st

800m:  Clark - 6th

Clark - 3rd
Sophie Nolen - 6th

Shot Put:  Reagan Sparks - 6th

Long Jump:
Ali Guinn - 1st
Rylie Allen - 6th

Triple Jump:  Sparks - 3rd

8th - 3rd
Melissa  Olney - 3rd 
Payton  Wilkerson - 4th 
Cameron  Timmons  - 5th 
Berkley  Newsom - 6th 
Audrey  Dunn - 2nd 
Mackenzie  Baulier - 4th
4x100 relay - 3rd
4x200 relay -1st
800 m:  Dunn - 1st
High Jump:  Brooke Berwick - 1st
Long jump:  Saniye Ewoh - 5th
Triple Jump:
Berwick - 1st
Sydney Stagg - 3rd
Sarah Shahidi - 5th

7th - 2nd
8th - 1st

Monday's & Wednesday's
4:00-5:30 p.m.

To sign up, visit:   www.SL10s.com

Questions?   Email:   southlake10s@gmail.com
or Call:   Coach Bob Bolster at 817-798- 27


You will be added to a Google Doc based on the email you provide, this is where we will post your tee times along with any other information.
Registration Link:
Tryouts will be:
April 30 9 Holes @ Timarron or Trophy Club - will be on the Google Doc
May 1  9 Holes @ Timarron or Trophy Club - will be on the Google Doc
May 2 @ the Golf Indoor - 2400 N. Carroll Avenue, Building C (4:30 - 6 p.m.)
***Make sure you are at the tee 10 minutes prior to your tee time***
Prices - $10 to the golf course the day of Tryouts
(If you are a member you will be charged on your account)
You must have your physical turned in before you can participate. If you have a current physical turned in for the 2018 - 2019 school year it will work.  There is a link on the Registration page.
Cuts will be based on swing analysis, wedges, putting, and 18 holes.
Swing analysis, wedges, and putting will all be videoed while we are at the Indoor on May 2.
Any questions please email us at:
Matthew.glenn@southlake carroll.edu
CEF is celebrating the inaugural year of its transformed mission, the Teacher Fund, with an amazing gala on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Bowden Center - Keller.  This celebration, presented by Park Place Dealerships, unveils CEF's first-year results of the CISD teachers our donors have funded.
TOP 3 Reasons To Donate NOW:
  • Donate $1,000+ to secure 2 tickets to the Gala.
  • Donate at the Friend of CEF level ($365) or Contributor level ($120) and get early access to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.
  • Donate and AVOID A CALL from CEF. 
Every dollar counts and every donation is appreciated but DO NOT MISS THE SOUTHLAKE SOCIAL EVENT OF THE SPRING!
Thank you for your commitment to the teachers on your campus! 
The Carroll Education Foundation
Weekly Events
NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
Feb. 25-March 8

Monday, March 4
NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
7th Girls Choir UIL Contest
GT Passion Project Fair 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5
NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
8th Girls Choir & Boys Choir UIL Contests

Wednesday, March 6
NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
Band Pre-UIL Contest @ CSHS
District Drug Testing meeting 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 7
NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
Day of Service
Track @ Coppell North (Coppell HS)

Friday, March 8
Last day - NJHS - UNICEF Raffle Fundraiser
Decades of Dragons Theme Day & Staff/Student basketball game fundraiser

Monday-Tuesday, March 11-12
Jr. Robotics Camp - 2 sessions @ Dawson

Monday - Friday, March 11-15
Spring Break

Save the Date(s)
PTSO General Meeting Dates
4/23, 5/15
Note:  All General meetings begin at 10 a.m. in the CMS library unless noted otherwise

Monday, March 18
Outdoor Education Field Trip
Diversity Council Application due

Wednesday, March 20
Faculty Meeting - No Tutorials

Friday, March 22
Art Field Trip
Pep Rally

Saturday, March 23
Academic UIL @ Tidwell MS
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Gifted and Talented Passion Project
The Gifted and Talented Passion Project Exhibition is:

Monday, March 4 
from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Projects will be set up in the library, cafeteria, and main hallway. Please join us to see the wonderful projects both 7th and 8th graders created.
CMS Diversity Council Information
CMS  is seeking students who are interested in participating in our CMS Diversity Council. The CMS Campus Diversity Council (CDC) is a culturally-informed advisory committee that is representative of the students, staff and parents in Carroll Middle School when it comes to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.  For more information on the CMS  CDC, please click here: CMS Diversity Council

The CMS CDC will meet after school from 4 -5 a few times a year. The exact dates have not yet been set. Students who are interested will need to complete this form by March 18, 2019
The Office
Cell Phone Use in School Zones

State of Texas traffic laws are enforceable in school zones as well. Please remember to be hands free while on the phone this includes texting.
If you have complaints or concerns, please contact Officer Roberson 817-949-5414.

Lost and Found
Our Lost & Found is overflowing again with jackets, hoodies, tennis shoes; books, notebooks, lunch boxes and water bottles.  Clothing items will be donated on Friday, March 8 before Spring Break.  Lunch boxes and water bottles will be disposed of at that time.
We also have a separate Lost & Found at the Front Desk for more valuable items, and we have collected phones, Invasalign retainers, glasses, ear buds, jewelry and other items.  These will be kept until the end of the year and then donated.
Please have your student check either Lost & Found for items they may be missing.

There have been several complaints about vehicles turning in front of waiting vehicles on Kirkwood Blvd. before or after school.
The far right lane must continue straight and not turn in front of vehicles waiting to the left trying to turn to get into the drop off / pick up line.
Remember from drivers ed - two lines that intersect have a point of impact. Officers will be issuing citations for this violation.
If you are needing to park in the parking lot you must either wait or turn in the parking lot from the east side traveling west.

Any questions on this please contact Officer Roberson 817-949-5414

Laptop Covers
We still have hard-shell laptop covers (green only) available for purchase for $20.
Please see Mrs. Gulliver or Mrs. Brett in the front office to purchase one. 

Dress Code Reminders:
If girls wear leggings, the top worn with them must be knuckle length. 

If she wears shorts, a dress or a skirt, these items must be at least knuckle length. 

Thank you for helping our students follow the district dress code.

Please review the full Dress Code in the Student Handbook.

Carroll ISD Inclement Winter Weather Policy

As temperatures begin to dip and the possibility of inclement weather rises, take a few seconds to familiarize yourself with the district's inclement weather procedures
Throughout the month of November CMS PTSO is having a donation campaign.  This fund-raiser involves no product sales and very little of your time.  Please consider making a monetary donation to CMS PTSO. You can go to the CMS website and donate under the PTSO link or drop off money in the front office. All donations will benefit CMS students and staff.  PLEASE DONATE!!

Box Tops
Keep collecting BoxTops.  Turn the ones you have from summer in a baggie with your students' name on it to the front office.

 Social Media
Please sign up for the Carroll Middle School Facebook page and follow CMS on Twitter to receive information regarding the Spirit Shop.  We will have previews & pre-sales of upcoming merchandise.

Please join us for the 
6th Annual Dragon Classic 
Friday, April 26 
at Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club 

The Dragon Classic is an annual golf tournament held each spring, open to all Carroll ISD supporters; Dragon Alums, current parents, local business owners, etc.

This year you will have the choice of either a 7:30 a.m. tee time or a 1:30 p.m. tee time. We're filling up fast and we are expecting 250-300 golfers. Don't wait to reserve your spot! We also have a few sponsorship opportunities still available. 

You can register your foursome and/or reserve your sponsorship at www.dragonclassic.com.
For more information, forms, calendars, teacher websites and more, please visit the CMS website at http://www.southlakecarroll.edu/carrollmiddle_default.aspx