OUR MISSION: TO MAKE EVERY STUDENT'S POTENTIAL A REALITY BY ENGAGING AND EMPOWERING OUR FAMILIES, EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY TO ADVOCATE FOR ALL STUDENTS.
Spring Sports Tryouts
Parents and students, please be advised of the following dates:
Baseball and Soccer Tryouts will begin on Friday, February 22nd.
Track Tryouts will begin on Wednesday, February 27th.
Order Your Yearbooks
Have you ordered your 2018-2019 yearbook yet? The deadline for orders is Friday, February 22nd. The cost is $21 plus tax, and pre-ordering is the ONLY way to ensure that your child will DEFINITELY receive a yearbook when they're distributed at the end of the year. Supplies of extra yearbooks will be VERY limited, so act now! Just go to Jostens Yearbooks to order or email Mr Mahoney with any questions.
2020-2021 School Calendar
CMS has posted two suggested calendars for the 2020-2021 school year. Follow the link to the CMS website where you may view both calendars and vote on your preferred choice. The calendar survey will close on February 27th at midnight.
2020-2021 Calendar Options
Second Annual Winter Games
The Winter Games are just a few short days from ending, on March 1st! This spirit building event has seen various grade level students and Carmel staff compete in daily "Minute to Win It" games which have been televised on the morning announcements. In a few short days, the results will be tallied and the winning grade level will receive a pizza party and open seating at lunch on the final day.
Combined PTSA General Membership & General Board Meeting
The next general PTSA meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 6th at 9:30am in the media center. All parents are encouraged to attend! Mr Pratt will also be in attendance to address any questions parents may have.
Rising 6th Grade Meeting
On Wednesday, March 6th, there will be a meeting for rising 6th grade parents with curriculum update information as well as student placement FAQs. Parents should expect to be at Carmel at 6pm in the gymnasium.
Save The Date
An upcoming Carmel Middle School Spirit Night will be held at the Charlotte Knights Baseball Game on April 23rd. Watch for tickets sales information in the beginning of March!
Did you know that Carmel Middle School has a Rugby team? If you are interested in additional information, please contact Rick Norvell at
Saturday & Sunday, March 2nd & 3rd - Carolina Ruggerfest (Matthews Sports Plex)
Upcoming Lacrosse Games
Thursday, March 7th, 5:15pm - Lacrosse @ Providence Day, B Team
Tuesday, March 12th, 5:30pm - Lacrosse @ Providence Day, B Team (Upper Field)
Thursday, March 14th, 5:30pm - Lacrosse vs AG, B Team
Tuesday, March 26th, 6pm - Lacrosse @ Marvin, B Team
Thursday, March 28th, 5:30pm -Lacrosse vs Fort Mill
Tuesday, April 2nd, 6pm - Lacrosse @ AG, B Team
Thursday, April 4th 5:30pm - Lacrosse vs Marvin, B Team (tentative)
Tuesday, April 9th, 6pm - Lacrosse vs Miners (Huntersville Athletic Park)
Monday, April 29th, 6pm - Lacrosse @ Cuthberston (Cuthberson Road, Lower Field)
Please welcome Carmel's new school nurse, Ms Vonnie Hines! If parents/students have any concerns, they may email Ms Hines directly at Vonnie.Hines@cms.k12.nc.us.
Interested in Serving?
The PTSA Nominating Committee, which has been approved by the PTSA Executive and General Boards, is comprised of the following members:
They are currently filling the PTSA Board positions for the 2019-2020 school year. Please contact Jennifer Melkonian, current president-elect, to find out more about Committee Chair positions that are available.
Not interested in chairing a committee but want to volunteer on a committee? Check the Cougar News later this spring for a link to the 2019-2020 PTSA Board list and simply contact the incoming chair OR look for the volunteer form in the 2019-2020 back-to-school packet coming home in August.
Fine Arts Department DATES
Important Calendar Dates for Second Semester:
Thursday, April 4th :: Chorus Concert
Tuesday, May 7th :: Band Concert
Wednesday - Friday, May 15th - 17th :: Musical Performance "Lion King Junior"
Tuesday, May 21st :: Orchestra Concert
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Box Tops = CASH for our School!
Help our school earn cash this school year! Please collect your Box Tops in zip lock bags and place the bags in the collection box at the Welcome desk.
eat out for our school
Come out and join us at The Rusty Onion in Carmel Commons shopping center any day, any time and support this local business! You must write Carmel Middle School on your receipt and The Rusty Onion will donate a portion of your purchase to our school! Don't forget to visit The Rusty Onion all summer long to continue to help your school!!!
Let Me Run Returns to Carmel
Let Me Run is a run training program for elementary and middle school boys. The program led by experienced coaches combines running/physical conditioning with fun activities and lessons which are designed to help boys learn teamwork and relationship skills, build friendships, improve self-esteem, and learn to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
The seven week training session concludes with each boy participating in the Let Me Run 5K race on Saturday, May 18th. It doesn’t matter what your running pace is, this program will help you improve and achieve your goals.
The Spring 2019 program at Carmel begins on March 27th with workouts at Carmel on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7:30am - 9am.
It’s a great way to get energized in the morning before school starts. Online registration is open now at http://www.letmerun.org. Questions about the Carmel Let Me Run program can be directed to head coach Rich Larsen.