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     Vision Statement
    Our vision is to become the most student-centered campus within the Knox County School District, thus allowing our students to make the biggest gains amongst middle schools in terms of achievement and growth.  
    The mission of Carter Middle School is to develop the whole student, emphasizing academics and social, emotional skills in a safe and positive learning environment.  


School Announcements

  • Mr. Watson's CMS Weekly Update


    Good Afternoon Parents and Students,


    This is your principal, Mr. Watson, and I hope you had a wonderful Spring Break!


    We are starting the last nine weeks of the school year.   The third nine-week report card will be coming home on Wednesday.  


    On the morning of Tuesday, March 20th we will have our second school-wide writing.


    Tuesday, March 20th our track team will have their first track meet at Halls High School.


    This Thursday, March 22nd will be Eighth Grade Night at Carter High School from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm. Parents and students this is an important night to meet with Carter High School staff and turn in final schedule requests. You will also get to find out about extracurricular activities available at Carter High. The meeting will start at 6pm in the Carter High Auditorium.


    On Thursday, March 29th we will have the Night of the Arts at Carter Middle School.

    Have a great week and Go Hornets!




    Mr. Watson











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  • Read the latest edition of the Carter Buzz, Carter Middle School's official school newsletter.

    Carter Buzz- August

    Carter Buzz-September

    Carter Buzz-October

    Carter Buzz-November

    Carter Buzz-December/January

    Carter Buzz February

     Carter Buzz-March



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  •  Upcoming Events at Carter Middle School




     3/6/18           Dine Out at Puleo's Grill on Strawberry Plains Pike

    3/7/18           8th grade visits to Austin-East

                          8th Grade visits to Carter High School

    3/10-3/18       Spring Break

    3/20/18         Track Meet at  Halls High

    3/26/18        5th Grade Visit-Chilhowee

    3/27/18         5th Grade Visit-Carter

    3/27/18         Track Meet at Karns High

    3/28/18         5th Grade Visit- East Knox Elementary

    3/29/18         Night of the Arts at CMS

    3/29/18         Track Meet at Bearden High

    3/30/18         Good Friday Holiday






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    You may access Parent Portal from the quick links section of the Carter Middle School home page, or from the district home page.
    If you have any questions, please contact the school. 
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