OUR MISSION: TO MAKE EVERY STUDENT'S POTENTIAL A REALITY BY ENGAGING AND EMPOWERING OUR FAMILIES, EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY TO ADVOCATE FOR ALL STUDENTS.
Back To School Packet Due
Please remember to complete and return your back to school packets by September 20th or complete your packets online at Pay4SchoolStuff.com. If you would like to opt out of the student directory, please remember to do so as well.
School Leadership Meeting
The Carmel School Leadership Team will be having its first meeting open to all parents on Thursday, September 20th at 8:00am in the media center. If you have any questions or would like more information, please email Alison Gugenheim.
PTSA General Board Meeting
The first PTSA general board meeting will be on Thursday, September 20th beginning at 9:30am in the media center. All PTSA committee chairs will provide updates. Any PTSA members are welcome to attend.
6th Grade Coffee/Carmel 101
All 6th Grade parents as well as parents new to Carmel are invited to 6th Grade Parent Coffee/Carmel 101 for an introduction to Carmel Middle School. Parents will learn more about procedures, events, and what it's like to be part of the Carmel family. This event will take place on Thursday, September 27th from 9:30am - 10:30am at Carmel Middle School.
Rescheduled Curriculum Night
The new date for Curriculum Night will be announced at a later date. The evening will begin at 6 pm with the first General Membership PTSA Meeting at the start of the night. The entire event should run about 2 hours and is a parent only event.
ELA Required Books On Sale Now
Required reading books for ELA classes are available for purchase on Pay4SchoolStuff.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Robin Eiden.
Please have your orders completed by Thursday, September 27th. Orders will be delivered to each student's homeroom teacher. Teachers have classroom sets for students to use. Book purchases are for students who prefer to have their own copy or for students who annotate notes in their books.
Rescheduled Reflections Interest Meeting
Please be patient as we work to arrange a new date for the student interest meeting.
To download an entry form, please click here. Rules for each category can be found at
November 9, 2018: Entries Deadline. Drop off before school in the PTSA Room.
Contact PTA Chairperson, Sandra Moore, for more information and questions.
Middle School Band Night
Attention all rising 8th and 9th grade Band Students. South Meck High School Sabre Regiment would like to invite you to Middle School Band Night on Friday, September 28th.
This is a great opportunity for you to come and experience the marching band program and see what high school is like! Parents, your student will be matched up with an existing marching band student that plays their same instrument. We will feed your student dinner, teach them to play the national anthem and popular songs for during the football game. A great time is had by all! Parents are also encouraged to come to the football game to see their students perform and talk with other band parents. Please talk with your band director to RSVP.
Family Fun Night
Family Fun night will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 4:30 - 7:00pm. Come enjoy the football game against JM Robinson and then join your friends and family for fun and food!
$10 wristbands for unlimited inflatables, field day games, and cake walk. Pie in the face, dunk tank, and more available for a small additional charge. Your favorite food trucks! Sunset Slushie will be back. Bring your Slushie Cups for the discounted refill! All vendors are donating a portion of proceeds back to the school. Cash only - please bring small bills!
Spirit wear will also be available for sale at the event. If you would like to volunteer and help, please email Joanne McCranie.
Volunteer at Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night would not be the success that it is without volunteers like you! Please visit the Signup Genius and signup for a shift and help us at the event!
Fall Parent Night with Student Services
Fall Parent Night with Carmel's Student Services Department is coming up on Thursday, November 8th.
Advertise Your Business with us!
Ad sale are underway for the School Directory. Ad prices are as follows:
Half Page: $50
Full Page: $75
Inside covers: $100
Outside back cover: $125
This is a wonderful opportunity to promote your company while supporting your school. The directory is distributed to every Carmel family and staff member - what great exposure!
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Carmel School Store
Have you stopped by the school store?! Carmel's school store has recently been updated! Come by and visit any morning before the first bell rings and see everything we have to offer.
The school store is not a for-profit business! It is designed to provide students with a convenient place to pickup necessities they may need throughout their school days. Students may find anything from pencils to hair ties at the school store, and maybe a few fun things in between!
Students will also find Carmel Spirit Wear at the school store as well! So come by, show some team spirit, and support the Carmel Athletic Booster Club!
If you have not made a contribution to Carmel PTSA Invest for Success Campaign, please consider making a donation today. Money raised this fall will go directly to support Carmel Middle School, allowing us to provide more opportunities for our students, faculty, and staff.
The PTSA has budgeted for the following items:
- IXL Online Math Program
- Teacher Reimbursement for Classroom Supplies
- Promethean Boards (new age Smart Board)
- Student Morale ( Sunset Slushies, 8th grade dance, Winter
- Student Clubs & Competitions Games, Incentive Rewards for Academic Growth, etc.)
- Teacher Retention
- New Gaga Pit
1) PayPal – http://www.carmelptsa.org/donate-now.html
2) Pay4SchoolStuff – https://www.pay4schoolstuff.com
3) Cash or Check – click here for form – return to school (homebase teacher or front office) with payment
Donations are 100% tax deductible – Participation is key to our success – No gift is too small!
Go Play Save
The Fine Art Department is selling Go Play Save books. Parents can buy books from students in an arts class (Band, Orchestra, etc). Books are $30 each and has many great offers to restaurants, stores, and services. Carmel Middle Fine Arts earns $15 from each sale to fund our great parts programs.
School Store Needs Your Help
Looking for a great way to get involved at Carmel with minimal time commitment? Come and help out at the school store! Each shift runs from 8:45am - 9:15am. Please contact Erika Irrera at email@example.com or call 704-502-7868 for more information!
A big shout out to Harris Teeter and the Carolina Panthers for donating 4 tickets to the Carolina/Cincinnati game to be raffled off to teachers. Also, a signed football helmet and a $100 gift card to Harris Teeter.
If you haven't relink your ViC card yet, please consider doing so today. Harris Teeter has donated over $55,000 to Carmel Middle since we joined the Together in Education program in 1998.
Time to Re-Link Your VIC Cards
Harris Teeter's Together in Education program runs August 1st - May 31st. When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to the school that your VIC card is linked to. There are NO LIMITS to how much a school can earn. Parents, friends, and relatives can RE-LINK their VIC card to Carmel Middle School. Just ask a cashier to enter number 1576 at the checkout.
You can also re-link on the Harris Teeter website.
***Please consider a social media post to grandparents, neighbors, and friends who may not have kids in the public school system. Linking their VIC card could provide valuable materials for our school.
Box Tops = CASH for our School!
Help our school earn cash this school year! Every Box Top is worth 10 cents, and can be used to purchase important supplies like new technology, library books and more. They add up fast, so start stocking up now. Please collect your Box Tops in zip lock bags and place the bags in the collection box at the Welcome desk.
***Please consider a social media post to grandparents, neighbors, and friends who may not have kids in the public school system. Clipping Box Tops could provide valuable materials for our school.
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Carolina Congress Carmel Middle High School PTSA. They will send our school a check for 0.5% of purchases! Shop for Carmel!
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!!!
Join the Athletic Booster Club
The Carmel Athletic Booster Club is the organization that provides funding for athletic programming at Carmel Middle School, including support for the school administration, athletic department and coaching staff to deliver quality experiences to all students who participate in sports, as athletes, team managers or spectators.
Middle school sports budgets continue to be reduced year after year and schools are dependent on the support of families to:
For any questions or to volunteer, please contact Carrie Hanson or Joanna Purgason at