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Chesapeake Math & IT Academy South

CMITS97

10/14/2016

   
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

NEWS

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration was a Success

PGCPS Dual Enrollment Program

Information about High School PLTW Program

PARCC Score Reports

PTO Meeting Reminder


UPCOMING EVENTS

Spirit Week!

Middle School Girls Basketball Try-Outs Oct. 25th

8th Annual College and Career Fair at Oxon Hill High School

PGCPS Science and Tech High School Information Nights


ACADEMY NEWS

ITEC – Information Technology Early College Program

SY1617 Testing Calendar

STEM and Makers Faire Deadlines

SMI Testing Continued!

PSAT 8/9

9th Grade Specialty Program Information

8th Grade Specialty Program Information

Saturday Academy


ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS

Scholars of the Week

National Bullying Prevention Month

Magazines Wanted!

Enrichment Drop In Services

Physical Form

Student Service Learning Opportunities

Boy's Basketball (Middle School)


PTO NEWS

Up-Coming Volunteer Opportunity

Mid-Atlantic Fundraiser

B I N G O Anyone

We Need You in the PTO

Middle and High School Rep

Boxtops


FAQs
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NEWS
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration was a Success
Thank you everyone who contributed and made the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration a success! Without your help and contributions it would not be possible.

Contributors:
Judah Fashe-Creator of Introduction Video
9th Grade Basic Design Students- Creator of Art projects
9th Grade Dance Students- Performers
Student Volunteers
El Mexireno - 5494 St Barnabas Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 -Food Contributors
San Carlos Bakery - 4804 Silver Hill Rd, Suitland, MD 20746 - Food Contributors
CMIT PTO
CLF
CMIT Parent Volunteers
CMIT Administration
World Language Department Teachers
CMIT Teacher Volunteers

Gracias,

World Language Department
Srta. Dickerson
Sr. Arroyo
Sra. Berroa

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PGCPS Dual Enrollment Program
In keeping with the goals to insure that every child is college and career ready, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) high school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to earn college credit, while still in high school through the Dual Enrollment Program.
PGCPS will pay tuition for all students dually enrolled in qualified courses at any Maryland public college or university. Fees and textbooks will be paid for students who receive free and reduced meals.
PGCPS currently has formal agreements, Memorandum of Understandings, with Prince George's Community College and Bowie State University. As part of the agreement, the list of courses that receive both high school and college credit have been identified. Additionally, the college shares student grades directly with PGCPS. If students are participating in Dual Enrollment at an institution where PGCPS does not have a formal agreement, grades must be submitted to the Department of College and Career Readiness and Innovative Programs, to be added to the high school transcript.
For more information, please visit this link.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8P7zuZwjBcEMlkwZDZPeDM1YkE/view

Lara Asafa

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Information about High School PLTW Program

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a national not-for-profit organization established to help solve the country’s high-tech staffing shortage by increasing the number, quality, and diversity of engineers graduating from United States educational systems. Aimed at middle and high schools, PLTW’s pre-engineering curriculum, software, and professional development programs can help forge new generations of engineers by offering students the chance to find out if engineering is the career for them.

• Project Lead the Way (PLTW) provides transformative learning experiences for K-12 students across the U.S. More than 1300 schools in 45 states offer PLTW courses.

• PLTW create an engaging, hands-on classroom environment and empower students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills they need to thrive.

• PLTW students have exclusive access to a variety of recognition opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, internships, industry connections, and other avenues to highlight their achievements.

• Each PLTW Engineering course engages students in interdisciplinary activities like working with a client to design a home, programming electronic devices or robotic arms, or exploring algae as a biofuel source. These activities not only build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance.

•University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) provides opportunities for high school students to receive college credit for completing the PLTW pre-engineering pathway in high school. Students need to complete EDD and all courses leading up to it (POE, IED, and DE) with an average of “B” from a PLTW-certified school, pass the college credit exams for POE, IED, and DE, submit an electronic portfolio of their EDD project, and meet college enrollment requirements.

PLTW Course Sequence

These two Foundation Courses will be offered 9th and 10th grade students.
Introduction to Engineering Design (IED, 1 year,9th Grade): Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects. They work both individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems using 3D modeling software, and use an engineering notebook to document their work.

Principles of Engineering (POE, 1 year,10th Grade): Through problems that engage and challenge, students explore a broad range of engineering topics including mechanisms, strength of structure and materials, and automation. Students develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning strategies for design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation.

These Specialization Courses may be offered depending on staff and resources availability for 11th and 12th graders.

•Aerospace Engineering: This course propels students’ learning in the fundamentals of atmospheric and space flight. As they explore the physics of flight, students bring the concepts to life by designing an airfoil, propulsion system, and rockets. They learn basic orbital mechanics using industry-standard software. They also explore robot systems through projects such as remotely operated vehicles.

•Civil Engineering and Architecture: Students learn important aspects of building and site design and development. They apply math, science, and standard engineering practices to design both residential and commercial projects and document their work using 3D architecture design software.

•Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Manufactured items are part of everyday life, yet most students have not been introduced to the high-tech, innovative nature of modern manufacturing. This course illuminates the opportunities related to understanding manufacturing. At the same time, it teaches students about manufacturing processes, product design, robotics, and automation. Students can earn a virtual manufacturing badge recognized by the National Manufacturing Badge system.

•Computer Science Principles: Open doors in any career with computer science! In CSE, students create apps for mobile devices, automate tasks in a variety of languages, and find patterns in data. Students collaborate to create and present solutions that can improve people’s lives, and weigh the ethical and societal issues of how computing and connectivity are changing the world. This course aligns with the AP Computer Science Principles course.

•Digital Electronics: From smartphones to appliances, digital circuits are all around us. This course provides a foundation for students who are interested in electrical engineering, electronics, or circuit design. Students study topics such as combinational and sequential logic and are exposed to circuit design tools used in industry, including logic gates, integrated circuits, and programmable logic devices.

•Environmental Sustainability: In ES, students investigate and design solutions in response to real-world challenges related to clean and abundant drinking water, food supply issues, and renewable energy. Applying their knowledge through hands-on activities and simulations, students research and design potential solutions to these true-to-life challenges.

•Engineering Design and Development: The knowledge and skills students acquire throughout PLTW Engineering come together in EDD as they identify an issue and then research, design, and test a solution, ultimately presenting their solution to a panel of engineers. Students apply the professional skills they have developed to document a design process to standards, completing EDD ready to take on any post-secondary program or career.


Mr. Taner
Program Coordinator

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PARCC Score Reports
This coming week students will be bringing home their individual student reports for the PARCC assessment taken last Spring 2016. Attached is a document and resources to help you understand the test and the scores on the individualized report.

Let us know if you have any questions.

Mrs. Gearhart, Program Coordinator

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PTO Meeting Reminder
Hello parents!
Reminder that our next PTO meeting is Wednesday October 19th at 6:30pm. The STEM awards will also take place during the meeting so hopefully we will see you all there.

See you on Wednesday!

CMIT South PTO

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Spirit Week!

CMIT South SGA Presents: Spirit Week!

This activity is open to:
All Students who maintained a SIS point balance above or equal to -10 SIS from September 15th - October 15th 2016.


Eligible students will be able to dress out of uniform on the themed days, provided their outfit matches the theme and is within CMIT South Dress Down Day Policy.

If students do not follow the dress down policy their casual day privilege will be revoked for the next month. If it is their second offense their casual day privilege will be revoked for the remainder of the year.

Monday 26th - Twin Day (Students will partner with a friend or group and dress the same as them

Tuesday 27th - Superhero/ Comic Book Day (Students will dress as their favorite fictional character from a comic book)

Wednesday 28th- College University Day (Students will dress in gear from their favorite college or university)

Thursday29th - STEM Career Day (Students will dress as if they were representing their favorite Career within Science, Technology, and Engineering).

See attached Flyer!
Attachment(s)

Kelly Fay

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Middle School Girls Basketball Try-Outs Oct. 25th
CMIT-S Parents and Female Student-Athletes,

We will be having tryouts for the 6-8th grade girls basketball team on Tuesday October 25th from 3:15-5:00 in the CMIT-S gym. Please fill out the interest form below. Athletes will only be allowed to try-out if they have turned in their physical paperwork to Mr. Young by Monday Oct. 24th! Students must also maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to try-out and play during the season. If you have any questions please email me at kwarehime@cmitsouth.org

Good luck, looking forward to another great season!

https://goo.gl/forms/vTrwlJzNsSBC7My02

Ms. Warehime

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8th Annual College and Career Fair at Oxon Hill High School
​Please join Congresswoman Donna Edwards for her ​
8th Annual College & Career Fair, “Planning for Future Success: Helping High School and Middle School Students Plan for Future Educational and Career Opportunities”. The College and Career Fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Oxon Hill High School, 6701 Leyte Drive, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.

This event will allow students and parents to connect with representatives from colleges and universities, government agencies, career training institutions, testing centers, and military services.

The Fair will feature workshops on a variety of topics including the college application process and financial aid.

Additionally, the Fair will include information on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

You will have the opportunity to meet with students from over 100 Prince George's County and Anne Arundel County middle and high schools from throughout the 4th Congressional District. Last year we hosted over 1500 attendees.

Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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PGCPS Science and Tech High School Information Nights
8/9th Grade Parents,

PGCPS is holding two more information nights about their Science and Technology Specialty High Schools ( Roosevelt, Flowers and Oxon Hill). You will get an opportunity to speak with Science and Tech Coordinators, and students as well as view activities current students are completing.

Oct. 25 at 7:00
Charles H. Flowers
10001 Ardwick-Ardmore
Springdale, MD

Oct. 27 at 7:00
Oxon Hill
6701 Leyte Drive
Oxon Hill, MD


Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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ACADEMY NEWS
ITEC – Information Technology Early College Program
What is ITEC?

The Information Technology Early College program, also known as ITEC, refers to a dual enrollment program jointly offered through Prince George's Community College (PGCC) and Chesapeake Math and IT Academy. This program responds to the identified need to increase opportunities for high school students to earn college credits and/or industry certifications in STEM fields. By offering dual enrollment courses, academic and career counseling, and professional development all supported by an innovative Virtual Learning Lab, students entering the ninth grade have an opportunity to graduate with an associate degree in information technology upon graduation from high school & COLLEGE DEBT FREE!

- The ITEC Program is designed to enroll students in grades 9–12.
- The current ITEC dual enrollment curriculum follows a track of the PGCC Information Technology A.A.S. in which students take courses that result in multiple industry certifications.
- Students have the opportunity to graduate at the end of four years with a high school diploma and an associate degree in Information Technology.
- To be considered for admission to the ITEC Program, rising 9th grade CMIT students must demonstrate academic readiness based upon Accuplacer exam scores.

What is ITEC’s Mission?

The mission of this early college project is to transform students' lives by providing them with innovative, rigorous learning, training, and career experiences that meet and exceed industry standards.

See the ITEC program introduction video for more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPDE4aUKqmg

FAQs:

Q: How can I apply for ITEC Program?
A: 8th grade students are invited to fill out an application form for PGCC’s Accuplacer exam every year. Application and testing timeline will be announced in weekly school newsletters. The testing takes place in Spring.

Q: How do I prepare for Accuplacer?
A: Many resources and test prep materials are available on internet. https://www.accuplacer.org is the official website with sample questions.

Q: If I do not score high enough to be in the program, may I retake the Accuplacer?
A: No, ITEC program allows prospective ITEC students to test only once.

Q: If I cannot get into the program in 9th grade, can I retake Accuplacer to start ITEC in the 10th grade?
A: No, ITEC program requires students to start in 9th grade only.

Q: If I missed the Accuplacer test for any reason, can I just go to campus and apply, take Accuplacer?
A: No, ITEC Program has certain dates where PGCC reserves their testing office for CMIT schools only. Those are the only dates that are announced and available. Students must fill out the application forms that are provided by CMIT South. Students are also required to sign up for a testing date and follow the instructions once they are posted on the school newsletter.

Q: Who pays tuition and textbooks for ITEC?
A: CMIT South / CLF.

Q: How many credits will I be able to complete through the program?
A: Students may complete up to 60 credits before graduating from high school.

Q: Do I need to come early or leave late to take those college courses?
A: College courses are dual enrollment credits; students earn a high school credit while earning a college credit.

Q: Who teaches those classes?
A: PGCC instructors teach the classes with the same syllabus as they use for college students.


Mr. AG
Principal

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SY1617 Testing Calendar
Please see the yearlong testing calendar below. More detailed timeframes will be released as we approach the designated testing window.

October
9/19-10/19 NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, all students
9/26-10/21 SMI Testing, middle school math students, HS Geometry students
10/24-11/4 Fast #1 Science 8, science 8 students
10/24-11/4 Fast #1 Biology, biology students

November
10/24-11/4 Fast #1 Science 8, science 8 students
10/24-11/4 Fast #1 Biology, Biology students

December
12/3 Special Program Entrance Exam for 9th grade
12/5-12/9 PSAT 8/9, 8th grade students
12/5-12/22 SMI #2, middle school math students, HS Geometry students

January
1/ 3- 2/24 SLO Posttest Window, all subjects, all students
1/9-2/15 ACCESS ESOL Test, ESOL students
1/17-1/24 FAST #2 Science 8, science 8 students
1/17-1/24 FAST #2 Biology, biology students

February
1/9-2/15 ACCESS ESOL Test, ESOL students

March
3/13-3/31 MSA Science, 8th grade students

April
4/10-5/30 PARCC Assessments, Reading and Math

May
4/10-5/30 PARCC Assessments, Reading and Math
5/22-6/9 HSA Biology, biology students
TBA by college board, AP US History

June
5/22-6/9 HSA Biology, biology students


Mrs. Gearhart, Program Coordinator

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STEM and Makers Faire Deadlines
Here is the outline of dates, and approval process for the remainder of the year as finalized by the Science Department.

Friday Sept 30th at 11:59pm- All Original Proposals (submitted appropriately and on time) will have been approved by 11:59pm. Any student who was enrolled in CMIT South late must submit an original proposal by this date.

Monday Oct 3rd- Resubmissions that have already been submitted will begin being graded. (Must be submitted in the proper format and location). Resubmitting will not improve grade, resubmitting is only available for students whose projects are not approved.

Friday Oct 14th at 7:30am. - Last chance to submit a resubmission for review.

Tuesday Oct 25th by 11:59pm. All Resubmissions will have been reviewed with feedback provided. Final day to gain approval for a project in order to complete the Research paper rough draft assignment for a grade.

Monday Oct 31st at 7:30am. Research Paper Rough Draft Due (100 Points Assessment) for all students (students who do not have approved projects by 10.25.16 will receive a zero). Data collection, or project completion are not required for the rough draft.

Wednesday December 21st at 7:30am- Research Paper Final Draft (100 Points Assessment) due for all students to reading and science teachers. (Students who do not have approved projects by 12.01.16 will receive a zero).

Friday January 6th 2017- IN CLASS- Students turn in a STEM Fair Project Tri- fold board or a presentation pamphlet or poster for their makers faire project. (100 Points Assessment). (Students who are not approved by 12.01 will receive a zero)

Friday January 13th 2017- Students compete in the in house STEM / Makers fair at CMIT South.

ALL STEM and Makers Fair project components will be graded on the original submission, resubmissions are not permitted for an increase in grade.

Kelly Fay

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SMI Testing Continued!
Starting next week, students who are taking Math 6, Math 7, Math 8 and High School Geometry will be participating the the Scholastic Math Inventory (SMI). This test measures student's proficiency in general math skills.

Students will need headphones in order to effectively take the test.

All students who are prepared with headphones on their day of testing will be rewarded with SIS points, being prepared to class.

The test will take place during 8th period elective time on the designated days:
October 17- 6th Grade

Mrs. Gearhart, Program Coordinator

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PSAT 8/9
PSAT 8/9 Testing will occur for grade 8 students the week of December 5, 2016.

Link to Key Facts about the PSAT, How to Prepare, & additional resources
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/prepare-psat-8-9.pdf

The PSAT 8/9 will be the entrance exam for 8th grade students applying to speciality programs offered by PGCC.

Mrs. Gearhart, Program Coordinator

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9th Grade Specialty Program Information
Dear 9th grade CMIT-S Parents and Students,

We have finally received information regarding the Science and Tech Specialty High Schools (CH Flowers, Oxon Hill, Roosevelt) in PG county. 9th grade students will be taking the PSAT 8/9 on December 3, 2016 at Roosevelt High School. Please fill out the form below to indicate your interest in taking the test. Students will have to PAY in order to take the PSAT 9. Please see the link below for more information and to pay for the PSAT.

If a student does not pay, they will not be able to take the test on Dec. 3rd. After testing, student scores will be ranked. Students meeting the defined eligibility scores will then be invited to secure their spots on a first come first served basis. This process will begin in February 2017. Once you fill out the form, Ms. Warehime will provide you with an application this must be completed ASAP. APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED BACK INTO MS. WAREHIME BY NOVEMBER 3rd.

LINK TO PAY

http://www1.pgcps.org/dtre/pb-dtre.aspx?pageid=217526&id=54930


LINK TO SIGN UP

https://goo.gl/forms/evMEcFWbhfImIs9g1

Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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8th Grade Specialty Program Information
​Dear 8th grade CMIT-S Parents and Students,

We have finally received information regarding the Science and Tech Specialty High Schools in PG county. 8th grade students will be taking the PSAT 8/9 the week of December 5th here at CMIT-S. ALL CMIT-S 8th graders will be taking the PSAT 8/9 to determine acceptance to one of the Science and Technology High Schools (CH Flowers, Oxon Hill, Roosevelt) and the Aerospace and Engineering program at DuVal HS. There is NO application to apply to these schools. All grade 8 students will be considered for entrance into the Aerospace and Engineering program and the Science and Technology program. After testing, student scores will be ranked. Students meeting the defined eligibility scores will then be invited to secure their spots on a first come first served basis. This process will begin sometime in February 2017.


If your student wishes to attend Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC you will need to sign up using the link below ASAP. Once you fill out the form, Ms. Warehime will provide you with an application this must be completed ASAP. APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED BACK INTO MS. WAREHIME BY NOVEMBER 3rd. If you do not fill out the form below, your student will not be provided an application and will not be considered for the Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC.


For more information:

http://www1.pgcps.org/dtre/pb-dtre.aspx?pageid=217526&id=54930



LINK TO SIGN UP FOR ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES AT PGCC

https://goo.gl/forms/HSD3MfoP3e5Jr0nP2

Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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Saturday Academy
CLF's traditional Saturday Academy is in its 12th year. CMIT South offers free Saturday Academy for enrichment in Math and Reading and it will began in October 8, 2016. Students in need of additional support in their classwork or homework may attend. Some students are also being recommended to attend. Please refer to the schedule and plan to be punctual and consistent in your attendance to fully benefit from the session you choose.

Saturday Academy schedule:

09:00 – 11:00 || 1st Study Session

11:00 – 01:00 || 2nd Study Session

01:00 || Dismissal

Students are free to attend the session that works for them. Students attending for both subjects will need to arrive at 9:00am and be dismissed at 1:00pm. We look forward to serving you there.

Lara Asafa

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS
Scholars of the Week
CMIT South recognizes Scholars who completed each week with the highest SIS balance.

Student Support Specialists Dr. Green-Reed and Dr. Seton presented "pick your casual day" passes to the following students for the week of October 3:

* Scholars of the Week for middle school: Malcolm (UMD), Tareek (UMD), Holland (Yale)

* Scholars of the Week for high school: Rachel (Stanford), Jalen (Stanford)

Congratulations and continue to model the exemplary behavior.

Mr. AG
Principal

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National Bullying Prevention Month
It is important that as a parent/guardian you talk to your student about bullying. Start by talking about what is bullying. Students who know what bullying is can better identify when it is occurring. When talking to your student about bullying encourage him/her to answer the questions honestly and that there is no right or wrong answer.

Here are a few questions from Stopbullying.gov to get the conversation started:
• What does “bullying” mean to you?
• Describe what kids who bully are like. Why do you think people bully?
• Who are the adults you trust most when it comes to things like bullying?
• Have you ever felt scared to go to school because you were afraid of bullying? What ways have you tried to change it?
• What do you think parents can do to help stop bullying?
• Have you or your friends left other kids out on purpose? Do you think that was bullying? Why or why not?
• What do you usually do when you see bullying going on?
• Do you ever see kids at your school being bullied by other kids? How does it make you feel?
• Have you ever tried to help someone who is being bullied? What happened? What would you do if it happens again?

These questions should help you to get the conversation about bullying started. Again, it is important that everyone is aware of what bullying is and when it is occurring. Next week, we will be discussing how to support a student who is being bullied.

Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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Magazines Wanted!
The College Leadership Program (CLP), 9th Grade, is in need of magazines for a Special Project. e.g. Essence, Jet, Ebony, Vanity Fair, Black Enterprise, Vogue, Elie, InStyle, Women Health, Hear & Soul etc. Have some to give? Contact Dr. Seton at aseton@cmitsouth.org. Also, a labeled bin will be positioned in the Main Office , and another bin will be positioned on the High School hallway. Much Thanks!

Agatha Seton
Student Support Specialist

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Enrichment Drop In Services
CMIT South now offers morning and afternoon drop in enrichment services. Please log into to the signup genius found at the following link to reserve your spot.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4ca8a92caaf49-drop

Kevin Young

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Physical Form
All PGCPS students must have a physical on file before they are allowed to try out for any sports team. Students must also have a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

Kevin Young
Athletic Director

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Student Service Learning Opportunities
Weed Warrior Work Days

Whitemarsh Park, 100 White Marsh Park Dr, Bowie, MD 20715

Oct 29th, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

www.cityofbowie.org/weedwarriors

The City of Bowie’s Green Team is in need of volunteers to help remove English ivy from Whitemarsh Park. As an invasive, non-native plant, English ivy spreads quickly and easily, and is very destructive to native ecosystems. This is an outdoor activity that requires cutting the ivy vines at eye-level and foot-level, then pulling them back about two feet from the base of the tree to bag them. To participate, please register by contacting Kristin Larson (klarson@cityofbowie.org, 301-809-3044). This is a great Student Service Learning opportunity. Children age 14 and younger must be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian or Troop Leader at all times, and no volunteers under age 16 can use tools but may participate by pulling and bagging vines. Tiffany Wright (Watershed Manager for the City of Bowie) or Kristin Larson (Sustainability Planner for the City of Bowie) will sign off on service learning hours for students at the event.

Camp Schmidt Clean Up

Where: Meet @ Camp Schmidt, 18715 Aquasco Rd, Brandywine, MD 20613 (Follow signs once on campus)

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00am to approx. 2pm (cleaning ends @ 1:00pm then lunch is provided after) // Rain or Shine

What: Trim trails, weed flower beds, paint markers, trim trees, planting shrubs, etc.

·Who: Adults, Prince George’s Co. Students in middle school and above (Great way for students in grades 6-12 to earn Service Learning hours!)

Middle school students must be accompanied by an adult

Please RSVP online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CampCleanup

Questions answered by calling Camp Schmidt at 301-888-1185 or email james.roberson@pgcps.org

* See attachments for two other student service learning opportunities

Ms. Warehime, School Counselor

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Boy's Basketball (Middle School)
Boy’s basketball tryouts will begin Wednesday, October 26th at CMIT South from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Players should report to the gym immediately after school and come prepared to play (shorts and gym shoes). Students wishing to participate must have a completed physical on file. Participants must also have a 2.0 grade point average in order to play athletics.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Kevin Young at kyoung@cmitsouth.org.


Kevin Young
Athletic Director

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PTO NEWS
Up-Coming Volunteer Opportunity
Morning and Afternoon Traffic Duty
October 26th Review Mid Atlantic Fundraiser Orders
October 27th BINGO Night
October 29th Clean Up Green Up
November 3rd & 4th CMIT 2nd Annual Waffle Breakfast

2016/2017 School Year Volunteer Opportunities

Online Commercial Background Check $7.26

CMIT South PTO

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Mid-Atlantic Fundraiser
The Mid-Atlantic Fundraiser has begun. All orders should be turned in by COB October 25th. A container will be placed in the front office for order drop off. Every student turning in orders before noon on the 25th will receive a free BINGO card for Bingo Night, October 27th.

Any questions should be directed to Veronica Jessamy, vajcmitspto@gmail.com or Yolanda Edwards, ykedwardspto@gmail.com of CMIT South PTO.

DO NOT CONTACT THE FRONT OFFICE with any MID-ATLANTIC FUNDRAISER QUESTIONS!!!

CMIT South PTO

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B I N G O Anyone
CMIT South PTO’s Annual Bingo Night October 27th 6:30 – 8:00
Bring the family out for a fun filled night with Food, Games, Dance Contest, Prizes and Raffles

CMIT South PTO

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We Need You in the PTO
PTO members are CMIT South supporters, volunteers, and proud parents working for the benefit of all students. Your $15 membership dues help us bring resources to further your child’s educational experience.

CMIT South PTO

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Middle and High School Rep
The PTO has created two (2) email accounts for the Middle and High School Representatives.
middleschrep@gmail.com and highschrep@gmail.com. Please forward any questions/concerns to your respective Rep’s email account.

CMIT South PTO

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Boxtops
Hello Parents,

Thank you for your participation in collecting boxtops last year!! Now let's keep up the good work and do just as good, if not better this year!!
Put all boxtops in a sandwich bag, when you drop then off.

Thank you,

CMIT South PTO

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FAQs
What is the Uniform Policy?
The uniform policy can be found on our website, under Students tab.

How do we order uniform items?
Uniform items can be ordered by completing the online order form: http://www.glenburnie.minutemanpress.com/cmit/welcome.html

Do I have to purchase uniforms from this vendor?
No, however, uniforms purchased from other vendors must have 100% identical color tone and the CMIT South logo. The current uniform vendor provides donation to the CMIT South PTO based on sales. Each uniform purchase from Minuteman Press is contribution to the school. 

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 3:10pm 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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