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Carpenter students striking a thoughtful pose…  so thoughtful… CMS cheerleaders on hand to help with 6th grade Cowboy Corral. CMS cheer squad.  IMPRESSIVE! It’s a go!  Mrs. Brawdy and Mr. Nguyen are ready to get this school year started! Bomb detonating robot impresses Carpenter’s AVID students. Student collaboration in Carpenter’s 8th grade science. New 6th graders getting ready for their first day at Carpenter! Carpenter Cowboys football. A little CPR, hands-on training during Career Day at CMS. CMS Band featuring a row of clarinets. Friends helping friends during locker introductions at Carpenter Middle School. CMS assembly skit crew. CMS 6th grade students collaborating on an original Circle Art acrylic during their lunch period in honor of Big Art Day… Thanks Mrs. Slater! CMS volleyball.  Go Cowboys! AVID students ready to go at CMS! 6th grade teachers ready to welcome new 6th graders to Carpenter!

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Administration Quick View

Administration Courtney Washington - Principal (bio) ext. 25010 Paul Meredith - Administrative Intern ext. 25011 Wendy Prater - Assistant Principal wendy.prater@p&#...


Faculty/Staff Directory Attach Quick View

Click 'Download File' to view staff and faculty listing.


Academics Quick View

Each student at Carpenter is placed with an academic team that works together to make education more meaningful. These teams strive to meet the unique academic and social needs of each student, helping them attain the high levels of academic success expected at each grade level. 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade ESL Health PACE Special Education Title I Electives Art Athletics A.V.I....


Library Quick View

(a.k.a. Learning Dojo) Welcome to the Carpenter Middle School Library! As a Middle School student you may use the library for book exchange, research, homework assistance and as a reading space. The library is open at various times during the school day to study, read, and check out and return books. Lindsay Beattie - Master Ninja Librarian Ext. 25207 Angelia Holla...


Clinic Quick View

Carpenter Clinic Sandy Swepton R.N. Sandy Swepston, R.N. 469-752-5009 The clinic provides temporary care for students who are ill or injured. The student must first report to class and obtain a pass from his/her teacher in order to report to the clinic. There is a nurse on duty or on call for emergencies. Before making a decision to send a student home or back to cl...


The History of Carpenter Middle School Quick View

The History of Carpenter Middle School Capt. Carpenter Carpenter Middle School was established 1978. It was named for Captain R.W. Carpenter, a prominent settler in the Plano area. R.W. Carpenter was a sixth generation descendant of Christopher Zimmerman (translated Carpenter), a German Protestant, who fled his homeland because of religious persecution and who eventually settled in Virginia ...


CMS Spirit Quick View

CMS Spirit Colors: Blue and Silver Mascot: Cowboy Motto: #WeAreCarpenter: Striving for Excellence Student Motto: CMS empowers me to strive for excellence. I am capable, I matter, I am a Cowboy.


Vision/Mission Statement Quick View

At Carpenter Middle School, our mission is to provide a safe environment which promotes respect and motivates students to learn and to act responsibly. We believe education is the shared repsonsiblity of the student, home, school and community. The ultimate goal of Carpenter is to provide an excellent education for EACH student. Teacher Motto: Empower by Example Student Motto: CMS empow...


8th Grade Quick View

Math Bonnie Mueller Ext. 25055 Kelly Palmer Ext. 25054 Terry Castillo rose.cast...


7th Grade Quick View

Parents check out MyPISD's Parent Portal for student grades, attendance and assignments... Math Vernita Broadway Ext. 25033 Keiko Maya keiko.maya@pisd.ed...


6th Grade Team Quick View

Math Thanh Nguyen Ext. 25047 Lori Simons Ext. 25096 Leanne Campbell Special Ed. / Math