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DANCE TO SUPPORT READING ROCKS!
Published by Marisa Owen on October 19, 2017
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READING ROCKS DANCEHave fun with your friends while you help raise money to purchase books for the library!

We will be rockin’ in the gym
October 27th from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Tickets are just $5.00 and will be sold during lunch October 23-26th.

PIZZA ($2.00) and DRINKS ($1.00) will be available for purchase!

Parents should pick up their children by 5:45 p.m.

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO SUPPORT READING ROCKS AND WILL BE USED TO BUY BOOKS FOR OUR MEDIA CENTER!

 

        
2017-18 CCS’ Mandatory Parent Meeting Athletic Eligibility and Concussion Awareness for Winter and Spring Sports
Published by Marisa Owen on October 19, 2017
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Monday, November 6 through Friday, November 10th

Parents of students who want to try out for any sport this Winter and/or
Spring must attend this CCS mandated informational meeting. Students will
not be allowed to try out until this required face-to-face meeting with their
parent is held. A PowerPoint prepared by the Office of Student Activities will
be presented, along with information on concussions. Attendance will
be recorded and used, along with other completed forms (current physical,
permission, and concussion) to confirm tryout eligibility. Parents can
complete the forms online at http://www.arbiterlive.com/School/28011.Two accounts must be created (one for the parent and one for the student-athlete)
and linked.

6th Graders are NOW ELIGIBLE to try out and participate in all
sports with the exception of football.

Parents who were present for a session this school year (signed attendance)
are not required to attend again.

For printable eligibility/participation, and Physical Forms, as well as concussion information, please go to our ATHLETICS PAGE.

        
CCS’ Next Superintendent: Tell Us What You Think!
Published by Marisa Owen on October 19, 2017
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Cumberland County Schools sign that reads, Collaborate-Compete-Succeed
The Cumberland County Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) to help facilitate its search for the next superintendent of the Cumberland County Schools (CCS). The Board wants direct input from members of the community to help shape the search process and to assist in defining the qualities and characteristics desired in the next CCS’ superintendent.

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YEARBOOK PHOTOS TAKEN
Published by Marisa Owen on October 17, 2017
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PHOTO RETAKES

Did you miss it?

Need a do-over?

Fall photo RETAKES will be
Friday, October 20, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

        
Climate and Culture PARENT Survey
Published by Marisa Owen on October 16, 2017
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Parents, Please take a minute to fill out our climate and culture survey. 

 

The purpose of this survey is to find out your beliefs and opinions about your child’s school. Read each question and choose the response that most closely matches your opinion. Please answer each item honestly. Your responses will be completely confidential.

        
MAMS WEEKLY UPDATES
Published by Marisa Owen on October 15, 2017
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A picture of a calendar about our weekly updates.Click on the link below and find out what is going on this week at R. Max Abbott Middle School!

        
GET YOUR READING ROCKS T-SHIRTS TO SUPPORT OUR MEDIA CENTER!
Published by Marisa Owen on October 13, 2017
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SUPPORT READING LITERACY BY ORDERING YOUR T-SHIRT NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 1.

As part of our READING ROCKS FUNDRAISER, we are selling t-shirts to purchase books and technology for our students. Purchase your Max Abbott paw-print T-shirt with our school crest in the upper left-hand corner.

T-shirts sizes range from Youth Small to Large, or adult Small to 3X, with the colors listed below.

T-Shirts are only $17.00 (with the media center making a profit of $5.00 per shirt.)

You may download your order form HERE, or pick up one in the Media Center!

Donations are also appreciated.

Thank you so much for your support of your child’s media center and our student’s literacy goals!!

        
STUDENT PHOTOS FOR YEARBOOK!
Published by Marisa Owen on October 11, 2017
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Students! This is your opportunity to shine! Your photo could be in the yearbook!

  • Use your phones to snap photos during school activities and sports events and maybe see them in print in this year’s yearbook!
  • ASK your teachers if you can snap special activities in class.

PHOTOS MUST:

  • BE TAKEN AT SCHOOL OR SCHOOL EVENT
  • MUST BE SENT AS A LARGE IMAGE (or it won’t print clearly)
  • BE TAGGED WITH EITHER STUDENT NAMES OR GRADE LEVELS AND EVENT
  • BE SENT TO: MARISAOWEN@CCS.K12.NC.US
  • EMAIL SUBJECT AS YEARBOOK PHOTO

NEW!! FOR 8TH GRADERS ONLY!!

 

 

You have the opportunity to create and purchase FULL COLOR
DEDICATION PAGES or BUDDY PAGES for your yearbook!
Only $15 for a ½ page or $20 for a full page FULL-COLOR PAGE!
Your personally created page must be 8 1/2 x 11 and can be scrapbooked, photo processed, or digitally created and sent to marisaowen@ccs.k12.nc.us
PAGES WILL BE SCANNED EXACTLY HOW THEY ARE SENT.
Pages and payment will be due on March 26th and are purchased separately from the yearbook.

1st come- 1st serve! HURRY, BECAUSE SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

        
Box Tops for Education!
Published by Marisa Owen on October 8, 2017
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Max Abbott is participating in General Mills’ Box Tops for Education!

Good evening Max Abbott families.  It’s Box Top time.  Gather all the Box Tops you have collected since last school year and send them to school.

The homeroom with the most Box Tops  will win a donut party.  The deadline for this month’s collection is October 23rd.  We will continue collecting on a monthly basis for the top class prize.  So keep collecting and turning them in! Every Box Top counts and will add up towards our PTO fundraising goal!  Thank you for your support.

 

        
WELLNESS TIP: Model Healthy Habits
Published by Marisa Owen on October 5, 2017
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Our little ones are always watching. Adults who choose low-fat or fat-free or yogurt show kids that dairy is an important part of a healthy eating style. When kids model this behavior, their growing bones will thank you. Share these 10 Tips for Dairy and how to Be a healthy role model. For more nutritional tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us. @gottabhealthy #behealthy

        
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