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

Big Blast on December 18th
The Big Blast for students who earned it through the PTA fund raiser will take place on December 18th. 
See you in 2015!

Jeans Day and Dress Down Passes:
Thursday December 18th:  Chorus, Band and Orchestra students have earned a Free Jeans Day pass for their participation in the Winter Concerts and their traveling concerts to other schools.
Friday December 19th:  6th Grade Students have a Jeans Day for winning the Federal Survey Card contest!
Friday December 19th:  The following classes have earned a DRESS DOWN pass AND a Pizza Party for the Canned Food Drive!
- 8th Grade Merritt
- 7th Grade Pauker
- 7th Grade Gosman
- 6th Grade Treiber
- SE Morehead
Great job to everyone!!!

Algebra and Geometry Classes?
Is your child taking Algebra or Geometry classes?  Are they struggling?  Algebra and Geometry (as well as Earth Science and HS Spanish) require a different level of rigor- but the study skills that got your exceptional student to the level that they can take such difficult classes will stand them well in becoming successful in these more challenging classes.  Please use the resources for Algebra and Geometry- other resources coming soon.

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.

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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