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Student/Staff BasketBall Game Funds CMS FFA
Student/Staff BasketBall Game Funds CMS FFA
02/13/2017
A Staff/Student Basketball game was held Thursday, February 9.
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The BETA Club Convention
The BETA Club Convention
02/09/2017
On Monday and Tuesday, the BETA club took a trip to Greensboro, NC for the BETA club convention.
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Students Discover the Plasma with Grifols
Students Discover the Plasma with Grifols
02/01/2017
Students Discover the Plasma with Grifols
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We Back Pat Fundraiser a Success
We Back Pat Fundraiser a Success
01/20/2017
January 19th basketball game with Riverwood was also our We Back Pat Alzheimer's Fundraiser.
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Purple for Pat
Purple for Pat
01/13/2017
On Thursday January 19th, both the boys and girls basketball teams will play Riverwood Middle School.
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Popcorn, Anyone?
Popcorn, Anyone?
01/06/2017
The smell of popcorn filled the air in the sixth grade hallway.
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6th Grade Towers Over the Rest
6th Grade Towers Over the Rest
01/05/2017
Students in Usha Subramaniam's 6th grade science classes built towers to help with their understanding of technological design.
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How Do You Solve This Problem?
How Do You Solve This Problem?
01/04/2017
7th grade CSI classes, taught by Mr. Potter, are creating videos to demonstrate how to solve word problems using base 10 blocks, standard form, and an abacus that was made by the students in class.
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From 7th Grade to Medical School
From 7th Grade to Medical School
12/31/2016
Code Blue is a science project lead by Professor Butler and Professor Jorgenson.
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Young Novelists Finish Books
Young Novelists Finish Books
12/05/2016
NaNoWriMo is part of the Young Writer’s Program to help students write a small novel.
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CMS FFA Travels to NCSU
CMS FFA Travels to NCSU
12/05/2016
FFA Advisors Allison Dunn and Amanda Turner, took the CMS FFA to NC State on Friday, November 18th.
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The Gift of Giving
The Gift of Giving
11/29/2016
Christmas is a time where families join together and spend time with their loved ones and show their love for one another and others by exchanging of gifts.
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Catapulting Into Social Studies
Catapulting Into Social Studies
11/21/2016
The sixth grade social studies class are making catapults.
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October 31 through November 4 is Spirit Week at CMS.
Spirit Week at CMS
11/03/2016
October 31 through November 4 is Spirit Week at CMS.
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Clothing Drive to Help Victims of Hurricane
Clothing Drive to Help Victims of Hurricane
11/03/2016
As a result of Hurricane Matthew, people lost homes, clothing, and most of their belongings.
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The 6th grade classes on Leigh Sanders and Angie Stephenson are participating in the political process this season.
Mock Elections Being Held
11/03/2016
The 6th grade classes on Leigh Sanders and Angie Stephenson are participating in the political process this season.
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CMS held its first Spanish-speaking Open House on Tuesday, November 1st in the media center.
Spanish-speaking Open House Held
11/03/2016
CMS held its first Spanish-speaking Open House on Tuesday, November 1st in the media center.
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The 6th grade math classes are doing a pumpkin investigation this week.
Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere
10/25/2016
The 6th grade math classes are doing a pumpkin investigation this week.
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Beta Inducts 50 New Members
Beta Inducts 50 New Members
10/18/2016
The National Junior Beta Club held its Fall induction on October 4.
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Eagles Play with Clayton High Band
Eagles Play with Clayton High Band
10/03/2016
Eighth grade band students participated in 8th grade band night at Clayton High School on Friday, September 30.
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Dunn Honored by the Chamber of Commerce
Dunn Honored by the Chamber of Commerce
09/28/2016
Allison Dunn, AG science teacher, was named September's Clayton Chamber of Commerce SuperStar Teacher of the Month.
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Musician Visits Band Students
Musician Visits Band Students
09/26/2016
Professional musician David Richards was a guest speaker in all band classes on Friday, September 23rd.
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How Does Drop Height Affect Bounce Height?
How Does Drop Height Affect Bounce Height?
09/26/2016
To wrap up a unit on the Scientific Method students in Mrs. Schendel’s sixth grade class answering the question “How does drop height affect bounce height?”.
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Master Gardener Visits AG Class
Master Gardener Visits AG Class
09/21/2016
Tuesday, September 20, Ms. Dunn's agricultural science classes hosted one of the Johnston County Master Gardeners, Mrs. Sandy Preston.
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Dunn in Top 10
Dunn in Top 10
09/20/2016
Third-year biotechnology and agricultural science teacher Allison Dunn has been nominated for FSI’s Teacher of the Week promotion.
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Teaching Students to Never Forget
Teaching Students to Never Forget
09/13/2016
Mrs. Turner's CSI class spent the day Friday learning about September 11, 2001.
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What Makes a North Carolinian?
What Makes a North Carolinian?
09/12/2016
Our 8th graders are learning that North Carolina's people are as diverse as our geography.
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New Health Classes
New Health Classes
09/06/2016
This year students at CMS will have a chance to learn more about healthy living through a new exploration class.
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School House Chats
School House Chats
09/06/2016
CMS administration started their School House Chats today with students to review expectations.
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Not Your Regular CSI
Not Your Regular CSI
09/02/2016
CMS has a new class this year in 7th and 8th grades called CSI-Curriculum and Skills Investigation.
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6th Grade Team Building
6th Grade Team Building
09/02/2016
Students in Mr. Finkbiner's science class are learning how to work together.
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Football Team Announced
Football Team Announced
08/26/2016
Coach Michael Williams has announced the football team for the 2016-1017 year.
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May Newsletter Ready for Viewing
May Newsletter Ready for Viewing
05/23/2016
The May newsletter is ready for viewing.
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CMS Band Performs for Family and Students
CMS Band Performs for Family and Students
05/16/2016
The CMS Spring Band Concert was held on Tuesday, May 3rd in the CMS gym.
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Volunteers Celebrated at Banquet
Volunteers Celebrated at Banquet
04/25/2016
Adult and Youth Volunteers of the Year were celebrated Thursday, April 21 at a banquet in Smithfield.
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CMS Assists West Clayton in Book Swap
CMS Assists West Clayton in Book Swap
04/25/2016
Every year West Clayton Elementary school holds a book swap for their students at the end of the year.
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The year is coming to an end and so is the first edition of the Eagle Express.
The April Edition of the Eagle Express is Here
04/25/2016
The year is coming to an end and so is the first edition of the Eagle Express.
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Model UN Attends Conference
Model UN Attends Conference
04/19/2016
The Model United Nations class, led by Sharon McAdam, attended the Middle School United Nations Conference April 15 and 16.
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AVID Sees Durham Bulls Game
AVID Sees Durham Bulls Game
04/19/2016
On Wednesday, April 13 6th grade AVID classes, taught by Greer Suggs, attended Education Day at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
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8th grade AVID students visited Raven Rock State Park on Friday, April 15.
AVID Students Visit Raven Rock
04/18/2016
8th grade AVID students visited Raven Rock State Park on Friday, April 15.
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7th Grade Science Teachers Win Century Link Grant
7th Grade Science Teachers Win Century Link Grant
04/18/2016
Clayton Middle 7th grade Science teachers Mr. Butler, Mr. Jorgensen, and Ms. Carroll are the recipients of a $3,300.00 grant from Century Link.
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On Monday, 4/11/16, Deborah Roberson spoke to Clayton Middle's AVID students.
Speaker Talks With AVID Students
04/14/2016
On Monday, 4/11/16, Deborah Roberson spoke to Clayton Middle's AVID students.
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Mr. Keith Jacobs, teacher at Clayton Middle School graduated on April 12, 2016 with a Career Development Facilitator certificate.
Jacobs Receives Certification
04/13/2016
Mr. Keith Jacobs, teacher at Clayton Middle School graduated on April 12, 2016 with a Career Development Facilitator certificate.
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Clayton Middle school art students, under the direction of art teacher Joel Fitzgerald, participated in the Sam's Branch Greenway Public Art Project.
Art Projects on Display
04/10/2016
Clayton Middle school art students, under the direction of art teacher Joel Fitzgerald, participated in the Sam's Branch Greenway Public Art Project.
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Paula Jones was recognized as a distinguished exceptional children's teacher at Clayton Middle by the Knights of Columbus.
Paula Jones was recognized as a distinguished exceptional children's teacher at Clayton Middle by the Knights of Columbus.
04/07/2016
Paula Jones was recognized as a distinguished exceptional children's teacher at Clayton Middle by the Knights of Columbus.
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The Clayton Middle School Battle of the Books team represented Johnston County Schools at the North Carolina Region 3 Battle of the Books competition in Rocky Mount on Tuesday, April 5th.
CMS Battle of Books Places 3rd in Regionals
04/07/2016
The Clayton Middle School Battle of the Books team represented Johnston County Schools at the North Carolina Region 3 Battle of the Books competition in Rocky Mount on Tuesday, April 5th.
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Collins and Brown Honored
Collins and Brown Honored
03/20/2016
Both of our wonderful counselors,Amanda Collins and Trudy Brown, were recognized as employees of the year.
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March Newsletter Ready for a Read
March Newsletter Ready for a Read
03/20/2016
The March Newsletter is ready for your reading pleasure.
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Clayton Middle School hosted a Career Fair on Friday, March 4.
Career Day at CMS
03/17/2016
Clayton Middle School hosted a Career Fair on Friday, March 4.
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The Clayton Middle School Battle of the Books team took 1st Place in the Johnston County Schools Battle of the Books competition.
CMS Wins Battle of the Books
03/02/2016
The Clayton Middle School Battle of the Books team took 1st Place in the Johnston County Schools Battle of the Books competition.
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On Friday, February 26, 6th grade AVID students visited Barton College in Wilson, NC.
6th AVID Travels to Barton
03/02/2016
On Friday, February 26, 6th grade AVID students visited Barton College in Wilson, NC.
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February Newsletter Hits the Press
February Newsletter Hits the Press
02/28/2016
Here is the February Edition of the Eagle Express, our student newsletter.
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Culpepper Named to All-District Band
Culpepper Named to All-District Band
02/23/2016
James Culpepper participated in the All-District Band clinic and concert on February 19-20 at Overhills High School in Spring Lake.
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Sabo Honored at Leading With a Heart
Sabo Honored at Leading With a Heart
02/16/2016
Lauren Sabo, Curriculum Specialist, represented CMS at the Leading With a Heart reception Thursday, Feb.11.
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All-County Band Announced
All-County Band Announced
02/05/2016
Seventh and eighth graders who made All County Band practiced Thursday night and all day Friday for a performance Friday night.
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Ten Compete in MathCounts
Ten Compete in MathCounts
02/01/2016
On Thursday, January 28, 10 students attended the Johnston County Mathcounts competition.
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Robotics Club Started at CMS
Robotics Club Started at CMS
01/29/2016
Twenty-three students attended the first meeting of the Robotics Club today.
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January Edition of The Eagle Express
January Edition of The Eagle Express
01/27/2016
Here is your monthly dose of news from Clayton Middle.
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McAdam Featured in VIF Videos
McAdam Featured in VIF Videos
01/22/2016
Sharon McAdam, CMS Global Connections teacher and VIF participant, is being featured in videos promoting the VIF program.
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Camden Aycock and Kirby Roberson Honored at Board Meeting
Kirby Roberson Honored at Board Meeting
01/13/2016
With a video that blew up the school's website, two stars were born.
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Casper Smith Wins Again
Casper Smith Wins Again
01/08/2016
Casper Smith, 7th grader at CMS,won the school wide spelling bee on Friday, January 8.
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The Mentor Program Celebrates the Holidays
The Mentor Program Celebrates the Holidays
01/04/2016
On Friday, Dec 18, the CMS mentor program got together for a special pizza party to celebrate the holidays.
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Hour of Code Utilized at CMS
Hour of Code Utilized at CMS
12/30/2015
The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. Computer Science Education Week was December 7-13, 2015.
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7th Grade Medical School a Success
7th Grade Medical School a Success
12/30/2015
Students in 7th grade science classes worked in collaborative groups to learn about the systems of the body and teach one another about them.
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Enjoy the December edition of the student-led Eagle Express.
December Edition of The Eagle Express
12/10/2015
Enjoy the December edition of the student-led Eagle Express.
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7th grader Receives Character Education Recognition
7th grader Receives Character Education Recognition
12/09/2015
Edwin Lopez was nominated for demonstrating compassion.
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Thursday, December 3rd the CMS Jazz Band performed at the Clayton tree lighting.
Thursday, December 3rd the CMS Jazz Band performed at the Clayton tree lighting.
12/06/2015
Thursday, December 3rd the CMS Jazz Band performed at the Clayton tree lighting.
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Kirby Roberson and Camden Aycock
Clayton basketball player given another 'shot'
12/04/2015
All basketball games kids play are special, but something especially exciting happened during the Dec. 3 boys basketball game between Clayton Middle School and North Johnston Middle School.
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AVID Travels to Campbell
AVID Travels to Campbell
11/23/2015
The CMS 7th grade AVID classes visited Campbell University on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
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November Edition of The Eagle Express
November Edition of The Eagle Express
11/22/2015
Enjoy the November edition of the student-led Eagle Express.
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AVID Parent Night a Success
AVID Parent Night a Success
11/12/2015
On Thursday, November 12 students, parents, and teachers celebrating the AVID program with food, inspirational speeches, and student-led conferences.
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Clayton Middle featured on JCS Today
Clayton Middle featured on JCS Today
10/27/2015
Clayton Middle School was recently featured on the new JCS Today video series.
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Successful Red Ribbon and Spirit Week Comes to an End
Successful Red Ribbon and Spirit Week Comes to an End
10/25/2015
Our newly elected Student Leadership Team
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October Edition of The Eagle Express
October Edition of The Eagle Express
10/24/2015
Enjoy this newsletter by CMS students for CMS students!
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Coaches cooking up the pancakes
Pancake Breakfast a Success
10/06/2015
The Applebee's Flapjack fundraiser was a huge success Saturday, October 3.
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AVID Speaker Says to Set Goals
AVID Speaker Says to Set Goals
10/06/2015
Marcelletta Miles visited the CMS AVID classes on Monday, October 5.
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Check out the student newsletter
September Edition of The Eagle Express
09/25/2015
Yearbook/Journalism students have created an online student newsletter-for students, by students!
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West Wins Teacher of the Month
West Wins Teacher of the Month
09/21/2015
Cathy West, 8th grade social studies teacher, was honored today as the Clayton Chamber of Commerce Super Star Teacher of the Month sponsored by First Federal Bank.
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Working hard on the garden
Courtyard Transforming to Outdoor Classroom
09/20/2015
Teachers Allison Dunn and Joel Fitzgerald decided last year to transform our enclosed courtyard into an outdoor classroom everyone can enjoy.
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Grifols and CMS team up to learn about plasma
Grifols and CMS Team Up
08/28/2015
Last year Grifols and our 8th grade teamed up to discover the world of plasma.
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8th Awards Ceremony
8th Awards Ceremony
06/11/2015
Check out the following video of the Clayton Middle School 8th Grade Awards Ceremony. We are very proud of each of our students. They did an outstanding job this year and are well deserving of their awards.
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8th Grade End of the Year Video
8th Grade End of the Year Video
06/11/2015
Congratulations to the 8th graders of Clayton Middle. You did it!
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UN students Skype with Russia
UN students Skype with Russia
05/21/2015
Clayton Middle School Model United Nation’s class Skyped with another United Nation’s class in Russia Thursday morning.
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Suggs a Finalist for Flame for Learning
Suggs a Finalist for Flame for Learning
05/21/2015
Greer Suggs, Clayton Middle's AVID and Creative Writing teacher for grade 6-8, was a finalist for the Johnston County's Flame for Learning award
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Dempster Featured on Blog
Dempster Featured on Blog
05/01/2015
Evan Dempster and the 8th grade Science PLC are helping our school serve as an exemplar in the county with their formative assessment model.
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CMS Cheers on Special Olympics
CMS Cheers on Special Olympics
04/27/2015
Mrs. Ricketts’s class, Mrs. Jones’s class, and two other students went to Johnston County’s Special Olympics on Friday, April 24 at Smithfield-Selma High School.
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Volunteers Honored at SSS
Volunteers Honored at SSS
04/25/2015
Benjamin Wireman was honored on April 24 at Smithfield-Selma High School as the youth volunteer of the year for Clayton Middle.
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8th Grade UN Class Travels to Conference
8th Grade UN Class Travels to Conference
04/24/2015
On Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, 10 CMS 8th graders and 7 from Meadow traveled to Black Mountain to the YMCA Blue Ridge Conference Center for the Middle School Model United Nations Conference.
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7th AVID Plays Ball
7th AVID Plays Ball
04/24/2015
Play ball! On April 21, 2015, 7th grade AVID students went on an awesome field trip where we learned about careers and BASEBALL!
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McAdam Awarded VIF Global Educator of the Year
McAdam Awarded VIF Global Educator of the Year
04/17/2015
Sharon McAdam has been selected as one of VIF International Education Global Educators of the Year!!
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Lindsay Nominated for First Year Teacher Honors
Lindsay Nominated for First Year Teacher Honors
04/17/2015
Meredith Lindsay, 7th grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, was Clayton Middle's nominee for Outstanding First Year Teacher honors.
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The Big Hunt at CMS
The Big Hunt at CMS
04/06/2015
The Big Easter Hunt sponsored by XRC and Clayton Middle was held Saturday, April 4 and it was a huge success!
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Holocaust Survivor Visits 7th
Holocaust Survivor Visits 7th
04/02/2015
Esther Lederman came on March 27th to Clayton Middle to speak to the 7th grade about her time in hiding during World War II
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6th AVID visits Barton College
6th AVID visits Barton College
04/01/2015
On Wednesday, March 25, 6th grade AVID students visited Barton College in Wilson.
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8th AVID visits UNC
8th AVID visits UNC
04/01/2015
On Tuesday, March 31, 8th grade AVID students visited University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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What's Your Superpower?
Digital Learning Conference for Students
03/25/2015
Are you a gamer? Are you a fashion diva? Are you an innovator? Whatever your superpower there is something for you at the Student Digital Learning Conference.
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Clayton Little League Receives Grant
03/22/2015
Clayton Little League received a grant from Johnston County to beautify Clayton Middle's ball fields.
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