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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Expedited Retake Forms Due: NOW
Please be sure you have returned your signed SOL Expedited Retake form. Please bring completed forms to the Main Office. Students who have returned these forms by Wednesday January 13 will earn a FREE JEANS DAY for Friday January 15th! Be sure yours is turned in TODAY!

Big Blast:
Congratulations to our fundraisers! The PTA Big Blast will be held on Wednesday, January 13th during PE RA for participating students. Our PTA thanks EVERYONE for their efforts.

Spelling Bee:
Want to be on your way to the NATIONAL Spelling Bee in Washington DC? Sign up with Ms Rebecca Jones in 7yh Grade English and you are on your way! Students who have signed up to participate in the Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 14th from 3-4:30 pm must have turned in their permission slips and meet in Ms. Jones classroom (Room 806) at 3pm. Anyone can come and watch in the Auditorium for FREE- and watch Cougars Shine!

Talent Show:
Cougars Got Talent - and come see them show it! Thursday, January 14th at 6pm will be the one and only chance to see the talented CMS Cougars perform. For only $1, be amazed at the talents hidden in the CMS student body.

SOL Testing:
Wednesday, January 20th will be SOL Testing for 8th Grade Science, 7th Grade Adv Science, Earth Science and 8th Grade Civics. Please be sure your student attends school, is rested, and comes to school ready!

Testing, Testing, Testing!
It’s the time of year where students have semester, SOL and unit or end of course exams. CMS provides many opportunities to help students succeed. Check out our Saturday Writer’s Workshop video for a sample!

Cougar Lift: Parent Brunch
More information about the Cougar Lift Program! Read about upcoming events and great learning opportunities in Cougar Lift.

Bring Your Own Device
Crittenden has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy for students and empolyees.  Learn more about our Bring Your Own Device Program and how it can help you as a parent or your students from our BYOD Newsletter

Purchase your CMS yearbook now! From December 1st until April 1st, cost is $30. Upload your pictures of school events and get a byline in the yearbook.

Join the BayPort Student Run Credit Union

Interested in Learning to Code?

Volunteer Corps
Students, are you looking for a way to volunteer in your community?  Volunteer Corps has many ways for you to help!

Are You Ready for STEM?

CMS Bullying Hotline - (757) 283-7787 x. 22699

Student Parent School Partnership Form

Free & Reduced Meals Program

Asbestos Management Plan Availability Annual Notification

Magnet Program

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