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Congratulations to the following students for finishing in the top tier of the ACMS Spelling Bee:  Way to go to first place winner Tyler Tuckey. He will go on to represent ACMS in the county-wide spelling bee in 2020. The first runner up was Mason Cowin and the second-place runner up was Troy Williams. We appreciate all the contestants taking the time to practice and study the word lists as they prepared for this event. Way to go on having a representative from every grade level this year!

Winning student beside the ACMS podiumTop three finalists for the spelling beeSpelling Bee participants waiting to spell

 

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on December 9, 2019

        


Girls and Boys Basketball  Games:

12/10 @ Lewis Chapel Middle
12/12 @ Hope Mills Middle

 

 

  Wrestling Match:
   12/10 vs. Lewis Chapel Middle
12/12 vs. Hope Mills Middle

 

 

All matches and games begin at 4:00 and cost $4.00. Girls basketball will play first followed by the boys game.

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on December 7, 2019

        


The word Winter surrounded by pine boughs and red ribbonsThe Anne Chesnutt Middle School Music Department cordially invites you to our Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The concert will be held in the school gym and begins at 6:00 P.M. The concert will feature holiday performances by orchestra, band,  and chorus.

Visual displays created by our art students will also be on display in the gym lobby area. There is no charge for admission so please come out and show your support for the hard work these students have done this semester!

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on December 6, 2019

        


The words fall sports with leaves around a variety of sports equipment.The Fall Sports recognition ceremony will be held on Friday, December 13 starting at 8:00 AM in the school media center. Athletes who participated in boys soccer, football, volleyball, and girls track will be honored for their team and individual effort during this event. Parents are invited to attend to celebrate their child’s success!

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on December 5, 2019

        


School Choice applications are availableAnne Chesnutt Middle School is a School of Choice in Cumberland County Schools. The 2020 – 2021 application period will begin on November 12, 2019, and end on January 31, 2020. Information about applications, options, help sessions, and schools participating as a School of Choice can be found at http://choice.ccs.k12.nc.us/application-information/

CCS encourages you to exercise your power of choice within our schools by exploring all of the programs available to students and selecting the program that best matches your child’s interests and future goals. For additional information contact the Office of Student Assignment @ 910-678-2616.

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on December 4, 2019

        


ACMS hornet placed in a circle with the school colors around it.On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Anne Chesnutt Middle School hosted Robotics competition with the help of North Carolina A & T University Engineering Department.  At this First Lego League (FLL) Competition, the school hosted 22 schools from surrounding areas. The Anne Chesnutt Middle School Techno-Hive competed in the competition as well.
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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on November 21, 2019

        


ACMS School MascotAll grades will continue to have the opportunity to stay after school from 2:45-3:45 every Wednesday to work on tutoring and enrichment assignments. Transportation will NOT be provided by the school. Parents may contact their child’s teacher by email, Class DoJo, or Google classroom to get specifics on what their team will be focusing on and if they have any questions about this extra opportunity. This is an open invitation for all students who might need a little bit more time to finish work or who wish to challenge themselves with something new. Teachers need to know ahead of time the transportation plans for any student that stays after school for this weekly event.

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on November 18, 2019

        


Image of red, white, and blue striped volleyball.This year’s girls’ volleyball team is a dynamic group of girls lead by our front four. The team had three returning players and 11 new players.  Volleyball has a winning record going into our strength game.  The team has put together nine wins and limited our losses to three.   Head Coach Sonya Harriott states, ” We are excited about the number of sixth-grade girls on the team.  We are establishing a strong team that we can grow for the next two years.  Our future looks bright.”  The team was fortunate to have several well-rounded skills players who played selflessly enabling all girls to have the opportunity to make plays.


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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on November 11, 2019

        


Cumberland County School will begin taking applications for the 2019-2020 Schools of Choice Programs in November.  ACMS offers a Year-Round schedule, multiple language programs,  robotics, and required school uniform.

Globe with flags of the world on itYear-Round / World Language & Global Communications

  • Features a year-round calendar  (45 days of instruction days followed by 15 days of intersession, enrichment, and vacation)
  • Fosters an environment that strengthens critical thinking, creativeness, abilities, and communication skills through continuous teaching and learning
  • Offers studies of Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish culture and language to all grade levels
  • Prescribes a uniform code of dress (ACMS Uniform and Dress Policy)

 

The world Welcome in a variety of languagesDual Middle School Immersion Program

Students who have completed the K-5 Language Immersion Program from E.E. Miller and W. H. Owen can continue the Language Immersion Program at the Middle School level (grades 6-8). Spanish Native or Heritage Speakers can participate in the Dual Immersion Program. Students will broaden skills in cultural awareness and global knowledge while continuing to learn academic content in Spanish. Students will also strengthen Spanish language skills. Students language proficiency will be assessed at the end of each grade level.

 

Robotics

Get ready for fun, excitement and exploration into engineering through project based learning. Come learn how to create, construct and write code for autonomous robots using Lego’s Mindstorm NXT and EV3 robots. Imagine it! Engineer it! Make it move! You will work in cooperative learning teams to complete projects and missions created specifically for the NXT and EV3. You will learn to use an array of digital sensors: color sensor, gyro sensor, touch sensor and the ultrasonic sensor.  Students will leave with an understanding of the engineering design process, the ability to problem-solve as well as troubleshoot problems associated with writing code. This course will provide a  meaningful, hands-on experience for students.

Come out to the CCS Choice Fair Saturday, November 2 beginning at 10 AM at EE SmithHigh School

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Published by Kelley Ambersley-Ray on November 9, 2019