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02/19/2016

   
 
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NEWS

CMIT South students get AMPED UP!

Scholar of the Week

January Scholars of the Month

CMIT South STEM Fair Awards

Click for Kids - Funds Needed, Please Vote

MOS Word Inquiry


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tryouts for the Talent Show!


ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS

New Arrival/Dismissal Door Until the Spring Break

CMIT Soccer

This Week's Positive Point Winner


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NEWS
CMIT South students get AMPED UP!
On February 17, 2016 CMIT South students had the opportunity to actively engage in the learning process at the Amped Up field trip. In the amphitheater students learned about the environment, specifically about Natural Resources, Energy Sources, and Environmental Effects and so much more. They participated in ‘Who's Smart Than a Fifth Grader’, ‘Who Wants to Be A Millionaire’, along with Brain pop videos. Each child at their seat had access to their own clickers for responses with 3-D images displayed periodically. Students interacted with the host on many occasions.   After the brain overload came time for recreational activities. As you can see with the pictures this massive facility had something for everyone video game stations, musical instruments, pool tables, basketball goals, inflatables, a picture booth and so much more. 

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Scholar of the Week
Based on SIS Point Reward System reports, the following students were recognized as the Scholar of the week. Congratulations and keep up the exceptional behavior.

- Omari, NC A&T
- Zachary, Stanford
- Ahjae, Brown

Ali Gurbuz
Principal

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January Scholars of the Month
Congratulations to the following scholars of the month for January!

January
Troy McLean Dartmouth
Iris Daniels FAMU
Azure Rivera UPENN
Jesaan Russell COLUMBIA
Alex Wilkins NC A&T
Sydney Virgil MORGAN
James Dawkins UMD
Tareek Rankine HAMPTON
Ryan McBride PRINCETON
Kennedy Mack HARVARD
Darren Jahmani HOWARD
Holland Hubert YALE
Bethany Jackson Duke
Sultan Sulaimon MIT
T'Liyah Bigelow GTOWN
Jhade Carney Stanford
Trenise Payne CORNELL
Jamia Buckmon BROWN

Ms. Futrell, Program Coordinator

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CMIT South STEM Fair Awards
CMIT South held its first annual STEM Fair Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 02/17/2016 during the monthly PTO meeting. Awardees and their families were in attendance to celebrate the success of the students. Top five students in all nine categories received awards. Awards were presented by Mr. Spear Lancaster, CLF Board Chair and Mr. Hand, PTO president.

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Click for Kids - Funds Needed, Please Vote
CMIT South has met criteria and is part of the inaugural Click for Kids sweepstakes.

Voting begins Monday February 15 and goes through 5 pm February 26.

Anyone over the age of 13 can vote (that’s a legal thing) – kids, parents, grandparents, neighbors, you name it. You can vote one time per person/per email (so you CAN vote twice if you have, for example, a work email and a Gmail account.

The winners will be based solely on the number of eligible votes. People who vote are required to provide a name, email and zip. Names and information will not be shared with any other third parties.

Please spread the word.

The voting URL is http://wtop.com/click-for-kids-voting/

You can also direct people to WTOP.com search “kids”

For help or questions, go to kids@wtop.com

Thanks and lets win some much needed funds for CMIT South!


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MOS Word Inquiry
I do apologize if you had an issue accessing the form. I have modified the settings. I need a head count of who is interested in taking the MOS Word Exam.

(7th and 8th graders) http://goo.gl/forms/P1ZVw5txH5
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6th graders will be provided information later in the year for their MOS Word exam. 7th and 8th graders will take the MOS EXCEL exam in May.

FYI: MOS exams are optional and do cost $50 each.

MSonnier

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Tryouts for the Talent Show!
Don't Forget to register your act to tryout for the Talent Show!

CMIT South's Talent Show will take place on Friday April 15th 2016 in the evening. This will be an event to remember with door prizes for the audience, food sales and great acts!

We are actively seeking exceptional talent from our CMIT South Scholars, whether it be a dance team, singing act, acting, musicians performance, magic, comedy or more! Come showcase your hidden talent!

Preliminary auditions will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday March 8th and 9th. Acts that we have the most interest in will be invited back for callbacks on March 22nd! We will then narrow the talent down to 10-12 of the best acts to showcase on April 15th.

Remember! We are seeking diversity in the performances, so if you have a unique talent such as juggling, or acrobatics we are especially interested in you! Be creative!

In order to sign up for auditions please register your solo or group act at the following link http://tinyurl.com/CMITsouthTalentShow. We will contact you with further information at that point!

I cannot wait to see what this years auditions brings!

Kelly Morani

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS
New Arrival/Dismissal Door Until the Spring Break
I am pleased to inform our community that CLF is having a canopy type coverage built for the ramp opening to the student arrival/exit door. The construction is expected to start this week.

Students will be directed to the second double doors which have been used as Saturday Academy entrance. Please view the picture and be prepared use this door for arrivals and dismissals when the ramp is blocked this week.

Ali Gurbuz
Principal

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CMIT Soccer
CMIT South Soccer Update

Soccer tryouts are scheduled to be held on or about March 17th. All tryouts participants MUST have a physical on file. Physical forms dated over 1 calendar year will not be accepted. Physical forms can be obtained through the PGCPS website or from Mr. K. Young. Please be reminded that:

Students must possess and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA in order to participate in PGCPS Interscholastic Athletics. Also, remember all students are required to have a signed parent permission slip and signed medical physical evaluation form to be completed by a Licensed Physician before they may participate in any school sponsored interscholastic athletic activity.

Please forward any questions or concerns to Mr. K. Young @ kyoung@cmitsouth.org.

Kevin Young
Athletic Director

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This Week's Positive Point Winner
Congratulations

The results are in North Carolina A&T was the winner of “BEST BEHAVED CLASS in Technology” for the

2nd week of February. They are off to a winning start and are competing for the highest overall points

for this month. Great Job and Keep up the Good Work….


Mrs Bates/Mr Piskin

6th gr Computer Technology

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FAQs

What is the Uniform Policy?
The uniform policy can be found on our website by clicking here.

How do we order uniform items?
Uniform items can be ordered by completing the OWI order form.

What uniform items should we order?
At least
- 2 CMIT South Polo shirts (1 blue, 1 green)
- 1 CMIT South fleece or windbreaker
- 1 CMIT South White oxford shirt
- 1 blue tie (neck tie for boys, crisscross tie for girls)
- 1 CMIT South PE t-shirt

Items to be purchased at a department store:

Pants:
- Navy blue or khaki
Shoes:
- Solid black (no markings or insignias)
Belt:
- Solid black
Athletic pants:
- Solid blue or black (no markings or insignias)

What is CMIT's Daily Schedule?
7:35- 7:45am:
- Student arrival (drop off is at the side entrance)
- Doors close at 7:45am (after 7:45am parents need to sign late students in at the Front Office)

7:35 - 7:57am:
- Homeroom (Breakfast is available during this time until 7:50am)

8:00am - 2:49pm for 6th grade and 2:54 for 7th grade:
- Academic instruction

2:49/2:54 - 3:05 pm:
Student pick-up outside (Students who are not picked up by 3:05pm will be waiting outside for their ride. There is no adult supervision for these students during this time).

Clubs and enrichment activities will begin immediately following dismissal. All club/enrichment participants must report directly to the cafeteria. Students who continuously fail to report directly to their designated locations will lose the privilege to participate in any after school activities.

How do I pay for my child's lunch?
Breakfast and lunch are served every day. You can add money to your child's account by visiting this link. You can also pay by cash or money order in the cafeteria.

Can my child bring their own lunch to school?
Students can bring a lunch from home. Lunches can be stored in the student's locker. Microwaves are available in the cafeteria to warm food. Refrigerators are not available for students.

What do they serve for school lunch?
A monthly menu is provided by Food and Nutrition Services. Click here for lunch and breakfast menu.

What is the academic calendar?
CMIT follows the Prince George's County Public School calendar found here. To receive notifications of PGCPS school cancellations by providing information here.

Where can I find information about CMIT events and updates?
Every Friday CMIT South publishes its weekly newsletter. It is HIGHLY recommended that you subscribe to the newsletter. It is a vital means of communication between CMIT South and stakeholders. Please click here to subscribe to CMIT South Newsletter. Please visit www.cmitsouth.org for more information.

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