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6th grade teachers ready to welcome new 6th graders to Carpenter! Friendly faces around Carpenter. Mrs. Johnson’s Social Studies Class. CMS Orchestra. CMS cheer squad.  IMPRESSIVE! Ms. Wright and Ms. Alexander in the stands supporting the CMS Cowboys. Twins - Ms. Beattie and Mrs. Brawdy. CMS Choir students. Bomb detonating robot impresses Carpenter’s AVID students. Student collaboration in Carpenter’s 8th grade science. Ms. Withers and her PAL students seriously being silly. A little CPR, hands-on training during Career Day at CMS. CMS Band featuring a row of clarinets. 6th graders at the Perot museum. CMS Orchestra Rocks! CMS assembly skit crew. Carpenter students participating in the CMS Spelling Bee. Carpenter Choir Mrs. Gregorash and some future Aggies! Technology students learning to work together. CMS Art!

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Choir Quick View

Guillermo Valentin Choir Director 469-752-5141 As a member of the CMS Choir program, you are part of one of the school's most important and respected teams. Together we can make great things happen! Those whose lives have been enriched by music know the joy of personal growth and how wonderful it is to share music with other performers and audiences. There are ma...


Band Quick View

CMS BAND ROCKS, ROLLS AND RULES!!! Kathleen Zeier Band Director 469-752-5139 Beau Henderson Assistant Band Director 469-752-5146 CMS Band Website Electives 6th Grade Band is a yearlong course designed to teach the fundamentals of playing a brass, woodwind or percussion instrument. The classes meet in "like" groups whenever possible (clarin...


Art Quick View

Sara Slater Art ext. 25136 The CMS Art program is designed to teach students how to express their imagination through artistic mediums using the elements and principles of design. Art 2D Students create two-dimensional art while experiencing drawing, color study, painting, printmaking, and computer manipulated design. Art 3D Students work with mediums allowing t...


Counseling Quick View

Welcome to our web page! As middle school counselors we provide the following services for the students here at Carpenter Middle School: Academic Student Services Campus Testing Social and Personal Development Information and Activities Student Scheduling High School, College, and Career Planning Student Enrollment Student and Family Counseling Services For appointments or student enrollme...


Title I Quick View

The Title I program is designed to provide supplemental support to students who have been identified as scoring at or below the 25th percentile on district diagnostics and are at risk of not being successful on state assessments. All students who fail the STAAR test and attend a Title I school, qualify for services. Additional staff positions and teaching resources are funded with the Title I ...


Administration Quick View

Administration Courtney Washington - Principal (bio) ext. 25010 Paul Meredith - Administrative Intern ext. 25025 Wendy Prater - Assistant Principal wendy.prater@p&#x...


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. 25027 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 ...