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04/23/2016

   
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

NEWS

Safety Message for CMIT South Students

CMIT South Soccer Updates


UPCOMING EVENTS

PARCC Testing

3rd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly

Talent Show!

Career Day! Friday June 3rd 2016... We need Speakers!

Volunteers Needed! SGA Events this Spring!!!


ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS

Amazon Smile now available!

Snacks

Lunch Container Update

Best Investors of the Week


FAQs
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NEWS
Safety Message for CMIT South Students
At the beginning of the school year, information about drop off and pick up procedures were shared with our community. The procedures were set by keeping the safety of our students and staff in mind. We appreciate your cooperation to minimize potential challenges and incidents:

- The earliest drop off time is 7:25 am while parents are recommended to keep the students in the cars until 7:35 am, which is the time the doors open

- The parents are expected to arrive by 2:40 pm to get in line for pick up

- Students should not be directed to wait in front of the building or on the other side. Such a practice not only gives mixed messages to the students but also leaves them out without supervision.

- Speed limits and one-way signs must be obeyed.

All students must be picked up on time and wait under the canopy that was built for our students.

Let's keep our school safe and orderly as we are getting ready to add 160 more students for next school year. Thank you for your cooperation and partnership on this sensitive matter.

Ali Gurbuz
Principal

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CMIT South Soccer Updates
Congratulations to both of CMIT South's soccer teams for earning their first victories of the 2015-16 season, as our girl's defeated William Hall MS 1-0 and our boy's team defeated Ernest Just MS 4-2. Both teams record stand at 1-1. Please feel free to come out support our teams.

Please see the below schedule for the remainder of the season

4/28/16 @ Samuel Massie MS @ 5:30 (co-ed game)

5/2/16 @ Kettering MS @ boys will play first

5/4/16 @ Andrew Jackson MS @ 5:30 - girls will play first

5/9/16 @ Drew Freeman MS @ 5:30 - boys will play first

5/11/16 @ Benjamin Stoddert MS @ 5:30 girls will play first

Kevin Young

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UPCOMING EVENTS
PARCC Testing
Below is the schedule for PARCC testing. Please make sure your student is in school in their testing dates, on time, prepared with headphones & a pencil, and ready to test.

6th Grade Testing:
Monday 5/23- RELA
Tuesday 5/24- RELA
Wednesday 5/25- RELA

7th Grade Testing:
Monday 5/16 RELA
Tuesday 5/17 RELA
Wednesday 5/18 RELA

8th Grade Testing:
Monday 5/9 RELA
Tuesday 5/10 RELA
Wednesday 5/11 RELA

Ms. Futrell, Program Coordinator

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3rd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly
The 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly will be held Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Parents are more than welcome to attend.

At the assembly we will be honoring students who..
-Received recognition as Scholar of the Month for February & March
-Received a Principal's Honor Roll 4.0 for 3rd quarter
-Received High Honor Roll of a 3.0 with all As and Bs

Students who earned Honor Roll of a 3.0 without all As and Bs will be recognized in their individual classrooms later this month.

All parents of students being recognized for High Honor Roll or Principal's Awards at the assembly will receive an email this week as an invitation.


Ms. Futrell, Program Coordinator

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Talent Show!
SGA Is pleased to announce our upcoming Talent Show! CMIT South really has some incredible talent and I cannot wait to share it with you!

Please Save the Date!

Friday April 29th 2016
7:00-9:00pm

Tickets will be available for purchase on the following dates during student lunches, and after-school in the cafeteria.
April 25th
April 27th
April 29th

All parents and students will need to purchase tickets for this event (excluding performers) Yes non student siblings, family, and friends are invited to purchase tickets as well.

Advance Ticket Sale Prices:
$5 per ticket
$2.50 children (Under 10)

Ticket Sale at door of event (until sold out)
$7 per ticket
$3.50 children (Under 10)

Want to volunteer for this event? http://vols.pt/Bp8D17

Kelly Morani

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Career Day! Friday June 3rd 2016... We need Speakers!
Career Day is such an exciting event for our students! Please sign up to share your career with our students and help them stay motivated in their studies! Can only spare a half day? No problem!

Presenters should prepare for 15-20 minutes discussing their job, qualifications, daily schedule, and what they enjoy or do not enjoy about their job. Students will then be permitted 10-15 minutes for questions.

Register yourself here (or send to a friend) http://goo.gl/forms/yjqTqn5WZV

Kelly Morani

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Volunteers Needed! SGA Events this Spring!!!
It is impossible to hold fun and enriching events for our students without the generous help from our parent volunteers! There are several upcoming and exciting events for which I need help! Positions available both during the school day and after-school!

Thank you in advance for giving back, and signing up at the link below!

http://vols.pt/Bp8D17

Kelly Morani

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS
Amazon Smile now available!

Attention CMIT South Parents!!

Here is another chance to support the school in its fundraising efforts towards programs for our CMIT South Scholars! Whether you normally shop on amazon or not, please go to the following website to begin supporting our school:




http://smile.amazon.com/


Once on the site, search for "CMIT South PTO" and begin shopping!!!

The school will earn a percentage of ALL items purchased!!! Thank you in advance for your participation!!!



Attachment(s)

CMIT South PTO

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Snacks
There was a notice sent that Effective, Monday, October 26th, 2015 we will no longer allow sunflower or popcorn for school snack. Your school staff has consistently requested students be mindful of the mess it leaves and to make sure they clean up after themselves, and to no avail we still clean up after them daily. At this time we are asking you to leave sunflower seeds and popcorn at home.

Students, please make sure you bring alternative snacks.


Wayne Distin
Your CMIT - South
Operations Manager

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Lunch Container Update
This is a reminder that once a week all left behind lunch bags and all containers: fruit bowls, disposable and disposable containers (ie: gladware, tupperware, Ziploc anything like this) paper bags, sandwich bags will be donated or discarded.

Wayne Distin
Your CMIT-South
Operation Manager

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Best Investors of the Week
Here are the best investors of the week:
1) BRITTNEY SMITH
2) ZORAH NEAL
3) ABDUL-MALIK ANIMASHAUN

http://clfportal.org/fig/

Future Investors Game

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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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