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ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK NOW!
Published by Marisa Owen on February 21, 2018
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 Yearbooks may be purchased through the school or online for only $25.00. We accept cash or checks made to Max Abbott Middle School, or you may order online by clicking HERE and enter ID code: 129705

 

Image of students on a color wheel advertising yearbooks for sale

yearbook cover titled the Roar with a panther face

8TH GRADERS!!!

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 $25 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 by March 15th and are purchased separately from the yearbook.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT BY PAYING IN ADVANCE!

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

        
WEEKLY UPDATE
Published by Marisa Owen on February 20, 2018
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CLIPART OF calendar captioned 'this week in panther nation'

Click here find out what is going on this week at R. Max Abbott Middle School!

        
Wellness Tip: Decode the Menu
Published by Marisa Owen on February 20, 2018
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image of hand holding a restaurant menu

When eating out, it can be easy to make poor choices due to convenience. Take time while at restaurants to decode the menu. Look for items that are baked, broiled, grilled, poached, steamed, boiled, or roasted. Take advantage of the 10 Tips: Eating Foods Away from Home or ideas from MyPlate, MyWins Tips: Make Your Takeout Healthier. For more healthful tips, check out wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

 

        
GLOBAL STUDIES – CHOICE HIGH SCHOOL
Published by Marisa Owen on February 18, 2018
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8th graders clipart of person making decision with arrows going left and rightare reminded that the application deadline for Choice High Schools is Tuesday, February 20. Students who are applying to any Choice High School outside of their district must complete 2 applications – an application to the choice school itself (ex. Cross Creek Early College, Cumberland International, Cumberland Polytechnic High School, and Massey Hill Classical High School), and a Choice High School application for the county Student Assignment Office.

Global Studies applications are due by February 28.

Any questions about the Choice High School application procedure, or about the Global Studies application procedure may be directed to L. Widman, our 8th-grade Counselor

For applications and guide, click here.

        
Chick-fil-A PTO Family Day!
Published by Marisa Owen on February 16, 2018
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Give yourselves a break from cooking dinner!
Visit Chick-Fil-A  FEBRUARY 22,
mention Max Abbot Middle School,
and they will donate a portion of your purchase to our school! 

 

        
PANTHER PRIDE IN OUR D.A.R. COUNTY ESSAY WINNER!
Published by Marisa Owen on February 14, 2018
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image of Kendal D.Kendal D. won first place for Cumberland County in this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution’s essay contest.

This year’s topic is  “World War I: Remembering the War to End All Wars.”
Students were to imagine they were living in 1918 and how the end of the war would impact their daily life.  They were to address the pros and cons of the changes the War would introduce to society and how they imagine those changes would impact the US in the years to come.

Congratulations Kendal!

        
Coach “Pie” Kindness Award
Published by Marisa Owen on February 13, 2018
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J. PietrowskiCoach “Pie” Pietrowski was known for his attitude love and kindness at this school that students who knew him can attest. In honor of this beloved coach and teacher, his family created an award befitting his legacy. The Coach Pie Kindness Award is presented to one student per grade level each quarter who are nominated by their teachers. These students, who have displayed amazing character and kindness, receive a certificate, a $25.00 gift card, and will have their photo displayed in the front office throughout the year.

We know that Coach Pie would be extraordinarily proud of these young people.

        
2018-2019 High School Course Selection Guide
Published by Marisa Owen on February 8, 2018
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The high school student of today has more educational options than ever before. Schools of
choice, college classes, distance learning, and online virtual courses are available to ensure that
graduates will be well trained and globally competitive.

In order to avoid confusion, and to guarantee that all graduation requirements are being met,
careful academic planning is key. This 2018-2019 Course Selection Guide is a tool for selecting
appropriate courses as you collaboratively design and update a Four-Year Plan with your
counselor. Consider making an academic stretch by taking rigorous courses that will complement
future career goals.

Remember that the choices you make now will determine your postsecondary
educational and professional success.

        
forensics DISTRICT COMPETITION
Published by Marisa Owen on January 30, 2018
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Image of Forensics students at district level competition

L-R: Emily S, Adley w, Annika B, Lauren Z, Declan W, Rebekah D, Hezekiah B, An’Neshian B, and Mallory M.

Public speaking can be daunting, but not for our Panther Forensic Team!

Mrs. Mullen and Mr. Wynne are proud to announce that the Max Abbott Forensics Team did an excellent job at the district tournament on Friday, at Mac Williams Middle School.

Hezekiah B. took first place in Dramatic Interpretation, and the debate team of Annika B.  and Lauren Z. also won first place. Connor F. took second place in Extemporaneous Speaking, while An’Neishia B. and Rebekah D.  won fourth place in humorous interpretation. Declan W.  took fifth in Extemporaneous Speaking while Brihanna B. took ninth in humorous interpretation.
Congratulations! We are PANTHER PROUD of you all!
        
School Spelling Bee
Published by Marisa Owen on January 29, 2018
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We would like to recognize our participants in our school-wide Spelling Bee. Each participant won in their homerooms to compete for the title of Max Abbott’s Spelling Bee Champion.

We are proud of all of our students who worked so diligently.

Special congratulations to Hezekiah Bryant for taking First Place.
Hezekiah will go on to compete in the County Wide Spelling Bee to be announced.

        
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