Boys 2 Men will be having their next meeting on Tuesday, October 22. We will meet before school at 7:55 in Mr. Paxton’s room, K105.
Hey creative Cougars! We would like to introduce this new club called Creative Cougars. It is open to 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.
We will meet every Wednesday morning from 7:45 to 8:15 in Mrs. O'Keefe's room and that’s room A117 .
Come join us to share our fun and creativeness throughout the school.
October 21st - October 25th is Red Ribbon Week and we want to “send a message to be drug free.”
Dress up days are as follows:
Monday, Oct 21st: Say goodbye to drugs…
Wear your Hawaiian attire or favorite vacation shirt
Tuesday: Be like me…be drug free
Dress up like a twin
Wednesday: Let your dreams come true…be drug free
Thursday: Live more decades…be drug free
Wear your favorite decade clothes
Friday: Drop drugs not your Hydro Flask
VSCO girl/meme day
Lost and Found has been moved to the front hallway. All unclaimed items will be taken to ACO next Friday (Oct 18).
Student Council members- we will have a meeting to vote on upcoming items on Thursday, October 17th at 7:50am in Mrs. Jacobson's room.
Students, if you are interested in participating in the science fair this year, please see Mrs. Abdelkarim ( C108) before or after school to register for this year’s Science Fair. Science Fair is fun and you may win up to $500 if you are among the regional winners.
Attention Cougars! Yearbook needs some help gathering photos.
Did you travel around the world this summer? Send us pics! Do you take pics at the Allen Eagle games on Friday night? Send us pics! Do you take pics during football or volleyball games? Send us pics! Have any photos from the dance? Send us pics! Be featured in the yearbook & help us out.
Send photos thru our Instagram account or our email account.
7th and 8th grade boys interested in trying out for basketball need to sign up in the cafeteria.
Dates for the tryouts will be announced later.
Curtis Middle School is "gearing" up for the annual Rudolph Run. You can register now online through November 1st. We only have a few more weeks. Signs are posted throughout the building and there is a link on our school website; there are also brochures in the office.
With registration for this event, you get a cool tee-shirt. Be sure to register under Curtis Middle School, so that our school gets credit for your entry.
See a PE teacher if you have any questions. Thanks for your support!
Attention all 7th and 8th grade girls who are trying out for basketball: Try-outs will be held on October 30th - November 1st here at Curtis. 7th graders will try-out before school at 7:30 am. 8th graders will try-out after school at 3:45 pm. You MUST have all RankOne online forms filled out and a sports physical turned in to try-out. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Please see Coach Carr or Coach Paul for any questions.
Recycled Art Contest
This year Keep Allen Beautiful has partnered with Friends of the Allen Public Library for a 2-in-1 Recycled Art Contest themed, "Recycling & Wind Energy!" Grade 5 - 8 students are encouraged to create a sculpture of a windmill utilizing items found in the City’s Clear Stream Recycling Program.
Part 1: Open to all Allen residents. Artwork, along with completed Entry Form, due at the Allen Public Library Children’s Desk by 4:45 pm on October 4, 2019.
Part 2: Open to Allen ISD students only. Artwork along with completed Entry Form, due at the CMS Art Lab, on or before Oct 23, 2019.
Students entering Part 1 are automatically eligible for Part 2. All other details and Entry Form can be found at curtiscougarpta.com
Don't miss this opportunity to win wonderful prizes.
Very important announcement from the Cafeteria:
If have money to deposit in your lunch account, you must do so BEFORE 10:15 in the morning!
Money is counted and put into your account at that time. Any money put in the cylinders after that time will be counted he next day.
Announcing the NASAO 2020 Aviation Art Contest.
The theme of this contest is “Flying Yesterday and Tomorrow.”
Art Submission Rules:
Youths ages 6-17 are eligible to participate. All artwork must be done by hand (or, in th case of physically challenged children, by foot or mouth)
Format & Representation:
11 x 17 inches
Permitted medium includes acrylic, oil paint, watercolor, indelible marker pens, felt-tip pens, soft ball-point pens, indelible ink, Crayola or any similar indelible medium.
The deadline for entry for the 2020 Aviation Art Contest is January 17th, 2020.
Please see the 2020 Aviation Art Contest Brochure for more information.
PTA Reflections is a national art contest that encourages artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate. This year's theme is Look Within. Students can choose between 6 categories - Visual Arts, Photography, Film Production, Music Composition, Dance Choreography and Literature. All entries should be taken to the Curtis library between Monday, October 28th and Thursday, October 31st. Be sure you have an entry form with your submission and a parent must be a PTA Member to enter. For complete information including entry guidelines and submission forms, please visit curtiscougarpta.org/reflections.
Attention ALL students - you must have a current student ID in your possession to enter any AISD/Curtis MS sporting events. No exceptions!
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!