All Curtis Students interested in auditioning for Legally Blonde Jr. - Please plan to attend one of the upcoming informational meetings to learn more about the audition process. Meetings will be held Friday, Feb 24th at 7:50am in the choir room, or after school from 3:30-4:00 in Mrs. Jacobson's room (H104).
Student Council Officers - please plan to meet in Mrs. Jacobson's room at 8:00am this Thursday (Feb. 23rd) morning to discuss our Spring Fundraiser dates.
Dance, Music, and crew captains for Legally Blonde Jr. - Please plan to attend a meeting Wednesday morning (Feb. 22nd) at 7:50 am in Mrs. Jacobson’s room. We need to finalize plans for rehearsals.
Curtis One Act Play Participants - we will have rehearsal Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week until 5:00pm. Please make arrangements to stay. Meet at the stage each day and dress in costumes.
7th grade students: The room assignments have been posted for the Math and Reading Simulations coming up on Wednesday (2/22) and Thursday (2/23). They are posted alphabetically and can be found on the windows in both the cafeteria and near the front office. It is imperative that you check the room assignment, so that we can discover any missing names now instead of the morning of the test. You need to come to the front office, if you cannot find your name. You will go to the same room for both testing days.
If you are a new student, you will find your name at the very end of the list (instead of alphabetically).
All UIL Spelling students will meet Thursday, February 23rd before school in Mrs. Suresh's room. This is a mandatory meeting. Please see Mrs. Suresh before Thursday for more details.
There will be an informational meeting about 8th grade PALs Tuesday Feb 21st in K105 (Mrs. Simpon's room) to go over the program expectations and answer any questions. Please have a ride to pick you up.
Health Tip Tuesday
With the recent numbers of Iillness please remember to be diligent with
- Coughing into a Kleenex or crook of your arm
- Getting enough rest
- Proper nutrition and hydration
STOP THE SPREAD OF SICKNESS
Congratulations to the following archers who will be representing Curtis Middle School at the NASP State tournament on March 24th in Belton, Texas!
PALs applications for Curtis 8th grade and Lowery Freshmen Center are available outside Mrs. Simpson's room K105. Lowery applications can also be found on Naviance. Read the application to see when yours is due. If you have any questions see Mrs. Simpson.
Hey Cougars - We are so excited to announce that we will be putting on the musical Legally Blonde Jr. this spring. Auditions will be held the week after Spring Break, and Audition information can be found on the Curtis Improv page. If you have questions about the auditions, stop by and see Mrs. Jacobson in H104. These auditions are open to ALL Curtis students. You do not have to be in a theatre class to audition. You don't even have to be a great singer to audition!
Dictionary Skills UIL contestants will meet in the library after school on Tuesdays. Please see Mrs. Hawkins in the library with any questions.
Attention ALL students - you must have a current student ID in your possession to enter any AISD/Curtis MS sporting events. No exceptions!
All 7th grade and 8th grade students interested in participating in the academic UIL please listen carefully for the UIL events and their coaches:
For Impromptu Speaking contact Mrs. Scott in K108
For Calcualtor contact Ms. Dimoulakis in room A113
For Spelling contact Ms. Suresh in room H112
For Ready Writing contact Mrs. Fowler in room B111
For Listening contact Mrs. Cunningham in room K124
For Maps, charts & graphs contact Ms. Bass in room K101
For General Math contact Ms. Benjamin in room K128
For Dictionary Skills contact Mrs. Hawkins in the Library
For Number Sense contact Mrs. Burwitz in room A105
For Social Studies contact Mr. Key in room B103
For Editorial Writing contact Mr. Stolp in room A103
For Science contact Ms. Abdelkarim in room K103
For Chess Puzzle contact Ms. Surech in room H112
And for Oral Reading contact Ms. Hilbrand in room C109
UIL this year is at Ford Middle School on Saturday, March 25th.
DOLLS meets on Thursdays from 3:40 to 4:30 in A104, Mrs. Schiel's room.
Students a message from your cafeteria staff...
Please do not try and add lunch money to your account during lunch times. You must turn in any lunch money in the morning before 10:15 a.m. There are 2 locations to do this, one is in the cafeteria and one is in the office. The cafeteria is also not able to make change.
When putting cash in the drop boxes, please make sure your First and Last names are on the envelope as well as your ID number. Please write everything clearly so we can read it. Also, before you deposit a check, please make sure that your ID number is on the check, your parents driver's license number, the one who wrote the check, and a phone number.
Remember, you must turn your money into one of the cylinders in the cafeteria or the office before 10:00 in order for it to be in your account by lunch!
Thank you, Your Cafeteria Staff.
Students, as a reminder please do NOT open the doors to people trying to come into the building.
Students this reminder is from Mrs. Pitcock: No food or drinks are allowed to be taken out of the cafeteria in the morning or after lunch. The only thing you can take out is water bottles with clear water in them. Please make sure you are eating your food in the cafeteria and throwing whatever is left over away before you leave. Thanks!
This announcement is from Mrs. Merl:Students please remember that we do not deliver items to the gym.If you are expecting something for 1st period, you need to come by the front desk to get it. If you do not pick it up 1st period, you will get a pink slip during 2nd period to come get it.All sports and other after school related drop-offs for teams or clubs can be picked up before or after 7th period.Food deliveries for after school activities can be picked up the before 7th period or at the end of 7th period.So, if you are expecting something for gym it is your responsibility to pick it up from Mrs. Merl at the front desk.
The cafeteria will serve breakfast from 8:00 to 8:20. Students will have 20 minutes to purchase breakfast each morning.
The Cafeteria Sweet Shop will close each day five minutes before the bell.
The late bus is available Monday - Thursday at 4:30 for students that are required to stay after school for tutoring or detention. It is not provided for students staying for clubs, athletics, or tryouts.The late bus will not be able to drop off at the Allen public library anymore. If you ride the late bus you'll need to plan to go home.