Crayton Middle School Supply List 2016-2017
The following are only recommended supplies and are not all required:
- One durable two-inch binder (nothing larger)
- Three large packages of wide-ruled notebook paper
- At least 12 #2 pre-sharpened pencils (standard or mechanical)
- One pack of blue or black pens
- Two highlighters
- Pencil pouch that can be clipped into binder
- A pack of pre-sharpened colored pencils, at least 12
- A small, hand-held pencil sharpener, preferably with an attached case for shavings
- Index cards (200 x 300)
- Graph paper (small pack)
- A sturdy book bag that will hold all materials, preferably not a rolling book bag
- Do NOT purchase any type of calculator
Additional materials, such as folders and composition books, may be requested by individual teachers.
More information will follow soon concerning the Digital Learning Environment (DLE) laptop device.
If you have any questions, please call the school at 803.738.7224 between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, conditioning will not begin until next week, Monday, July 18th.
SUMMER FOOTBALL CONDITIONING
Players and parents are invited to meet our new Head Coach, Amondo Harris, in the gym at 6:00 pm, Monday, July 11th. Conditioning will follow the introduction of Coach Harris. Football conditioning will be held each Monday and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 pm, beginning on July 11th. During the first two weeks of August (August 1-4 and August 8-11), conditioning will be held daily Monday-Thursday from 6:00-7:30 pm.
Players must turn in completed Richland One Sports Forms (see Quick Links on the left of this page) to participate. The summer conditioning workouts are strongly encouraged, but they are considered voluntary. Football tryouts will begin Tuesday, August 16th.
Principal's End of Year Letter to Parents - June 2016
Please click here to read the letter from Principal Susan Childs. Important information and dates are included.
Meet and Greet for school year 2016-2017
August 14, 2016, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Summer Hours for the Main Office
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Summer Reading for Upcoming School Year 2016-2017
Below are two links that are related to accessing eBooks on Crayton's Follett Shelf and summer reading resources sponsored by the Richland Library and the State Library.
Crayton's Follett Shelf
Summer Reading Resources
PTO Seeking Board Members
The Crayton PTO is currently seeking parents to fill the open positions for the several offices for the 2016-2017 school year. Please click on the link below to view the open positions and to nominate someone.
Parent Portal Accounts and Student Verification of Information Using InfoSnap Online Registration
Parents must create their own account within the Parent Portal System to link their account to their child or children in order to proceed to the Existing Student Verification of Information process for the next school year, 2016-2017. Click on the document below for directions to create an account.
Course Selection Information 2016-2017
Please click on the following links to review course selection information.
DLE Debt Slips
Parents, debt slips for the $30 DLE (laptop) Insurance went home yesterday with students in their report card envelope. The form indicates that personal checks are not accepted. This was printed in error. Personal checks are accepted. Checks should be made out to Crayton Middle School. The money can be turned in to the front office or to their first block teacher.
If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Arflin at 803-738-7224.
District Agreement with RCSD and
City of Columbia Police Department for use of Trained K-9 Units
The district has entered into an agreement with RCSD and the City of Columbia Police Department for the use of trained K-9 units (dogs). The K-9 units will be used periodically to search schools, other district facilities and district vehicles for illegal drugs/contraband.
Please view the letter from the District Superintendent concerning this initiative here.
Contact Information for Students Interested
in Sports at AC Flora
Click here to view the contact directory for sports at AC Flora.
eChalk Class Pages and Edmodo
Parents, our teachers are required to have either an eChalk class page or an Edmodo page. Edmodo is a communication website that our district is using to communicate with parents, students and staff.
If a teacher is using Edmodo (click here), the students have been given a code to join the teacher's page. In order for you as a parent or guardian to have access, you must ask your child for the code for parents. It is located on their student page.
If you have any questions, please contact the teacher through eChalk or email.
There is a new login procedure for PowerSchool Parent Portal that parents must complete in order to access the site. If you do not have this information, please call the main office at 803-738-7224.
Click below for instructions:
Instructions for creating your unique login
When adding and typing the information for your child,
please include the middle name as well.
If the child's username from the parent letter has a comma and a space,
leave out the space when inputting this information.
2015 DLE (Digital Learning Environment) Handbook
The DLE Handbook detailing the plan for student laptops
is available for viewing and downloading.
Please click below to view it.
District Bus Schedule for Crayton Middle School 2015-2016
Click here to view, download and print the schedule.
Click here to view the Student Transportation Frequently Asked Questions.
**All students must be registered to ride the bus using the form below.**
Click here for the Registration Application.
Crayton PTO 2015-2016
If you are interested in participating with Crayton's PTO
for the 2015-2016 school year, please contact Jeanne Walker at 738-7224.
Crayton Middle School Renewal Plan 2013-2017
Click here to view the Renewal Plan.
Communication between school and home is very important to the success of our students. Below are three new ways provided to receive information from Crayton Middle School.
1. Visit http://eepurl.com/n69bz, complete the subscribe form and click the red “Subscribe to
List” at the bottom of the subscribe form. Check your email for a confirmation
email. Once received, click the “Yes, subscribe me to this list” button inside
the email (or follow the directions
if you're receiving the text-only version). After clicking the button, you will
be taken to a "subscription confirmed" page. Sit back and enjoy.
Be sure to add email@example.com to your address book or safe sender list. Posts made will come directly to your email Inbox.
2. Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/craytonpto. Posts made will show up in your News Feed on Facebook.
3. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CraytonPTO. Posts made will show up in your Timeline on Twitter.
The information posted will only pertain to Crayton Middle School and Crayton PTO. If you have any questions or trouble signing up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the main office.
Passage of Act 155 by the South Carolina General Assembly
High School Diploma Information
With the passage of Act 155, the exit exam is no longer a requirement for high school graduation starting in 2015. The elimination of the exit exam requirement is retroactive to the graduating class of 1990.
You may petition for your diploma by visiting the site below:
Richland One ACT 155 Diploma Requests
For more information, visit this site:
Richland County School District One
School Bus Danger Zone
Parents, please read the document below
concerning the safety and security of the children who ride our school buses.
School Bus Danger Zone
Crayton SIC School Improvement Plan
Purpose of the Report
“This Report is issued by Crayton Middle School in accordance with South Carolina law to share information on the school's progress in meeting various goals and objectives, the work of the SIC, and other accomplishments during the school year.”
Click here to view the Report.
PTO News and Updates
Please click here for information about forthcoming events.
Business, Community and Faith-Based Partners
Big Red Box Dumpster Rentals
Tom & Joanna Guidice
Motor Supply Co. Bistro
Terminix Service, Inc.
Dr. Elizabeth Jeffords
T&T Sporting Goods, Inc.
Columbia Communications, LLC
St. Martin's in the Fields Episcopal Church