Crittenden Middle School

6158 Jefferson Avenue  •  Newport News, VA 23605  •  Phone: (757) 591-4900  •  Fax: (757) 838-8261

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Felicia Barnett, Principal

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OUR MISSION is to prepare all students to be responsible and successful citizens in our rapidly changing world by encouraging academic excellence in all subjects while emphasizing math, science, and technology. More...

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Asbestos Management Plan Availability Annual Notification

Summer Reading Project:
Friday, September 26th is the ABSOLUTE LAST DAY to turn in your Summer Reading Projects.  Please make sure that you have selected and completed ANY THREE from the Project Board and submitted them to your English Teacher by Friday, September 26th.  To email a project to your teacher, find their name on the Faculty page and click the email link.

Coffee with the Principal:
Please join Ms Barnett in the Library on Tuesday, September 30th at 9am for Coffee with the Principal.  This is a chance for parents to talk face-to-face with the principal and ask questions about the Crittenden programs, have an open discussion with the administrators and Guidance Counselors about:  
- academics
- after-school activities
- SOLs
- Dress Code
- Schedules
- Bring Your Own Device program
- STEM initiatives

After School Activities
Intramurals, Clubs and Activities will begin on Tuesday, September 23rd.  Activity buses will run at 4:30pm.  For a list of activities check out the clubs and activities page!  For extra help and tutoring, contact your child's teachers.

Come to the Book Fair!
Shop the Scholastic Book Fair in our Marie Holland Library from September 18-26th- or shop online at the Scholastic website until October 3rd!  For more information, see Ms Carnesi or Ms Mounts at the library!

Jersey Day!
Friday September 26th will be the first Friday Jersey Day!  Students may purchase an opportunity to wear the jersey of their favorite team (with uniform pants).  The cost will be Three Cougar Dollars.  So earn the right to support your team with your best behavior!

Cleanest Middle School Award!
Congratulations to the Crittenden MS Custodial Staff!  They received the award for the Cleanest NNPS Middle School!  Click to see the award and the AMAZING staff who works so hard on our school!

Are You Ready for STEM?
Check out the STEM page and test yourself. There are video tutorials so that you are ready to start the year right!

Crittenden is a Winner in TroyBilt Contest!

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Bring Your Own Device
Crittenden has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).policy for students and empolyees.

CMS Is Now A Green Zone!
Working with the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, CMS is now a Green Zone. Green Zone is a tangible way to identify behavior and promote positive interaction and overall environment.

Read the Purple Press!
Stay up-to-date with the latest Cougar Happenings by checking out the Purple Press online newspaper!

CMS Bullying Hotline - (757) 283-7787 x. 22699
Crittenden has a hotline to report bullying. Bullying is NOT tolerated at any Newport News school.

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Free & Reduced Meals Program


Magnet Program

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