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Annual Box Top Drive! Let’s show our Special Olympian some love during the month of February.  Your Science teachers will be collecting “Box Tops.”  There is a huge competition between science teachers to see who will raise the most.  100% of the “Box Top” money raised will go to our Special Olympians. The money is used to support Carthage Junior High Special Olympic Athletes

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Notes from the Nurse

Each year, seventh and eighth grade students at Carthage Junior High are encouraged to participate in the Spinal Screening Program.  Carthage R9 Health Services staff will conduct the screenings with the assistance of school faculty. This semester's screenings will be during PE class. 

The 8th grade BOY'S screening will be March 2, 2018.  If you do not wish to have your child screened, you MUST contact the nurse prior to the date of the screening. 

Nurse: Lyndee Staab, RN - 417-359-7050.



  1.        Spring Play : All cast members - Attention all those who would like to help as a sound & light tech for the Spring Play!  We will meet on Monday, Feb 19, 2018 from 3:15-5:00 pm.  Be sure to have your ride pick you up at the front of the Auditorium.  
  2.     Track and Field:  Sign up during your lunch hour Monday, 2-19 through Wednesday 2-21.  First Practice will be Monday, Feb. 26 from 3:20 – 4:45 pm.  We will meet in the gym.  You must have school appropriate athletic clothes to change into.  You must have a complete physical.  There is a Mandatory Parent Meeting on 2-26-18 from 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the gym on Monday 2-26-18 after practice.  If you have any questions see Coach Crigger.
  3.     Attention upcoming 7th & 8th graders interested in trying out for the 2018-2019 cheer squad. There is a parent meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20th @ 7:00pm in the CJHS cafeteria. The practice clinic is Tuesday, Feb. 27 - Thursday, March 1 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the CJHS Annex. Tryouts are Friday, March 2 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the CJHS main gym.

*YOU MUST HAVE A MSHSAA PHYSICAL ON FILE AT THE SCHOOL BEFORE February 27th to participate in the clinic/tryout.

4.    Yearbooks are on sale! $21/soft cover $25/hard cover yearbook. Purchase your yearbook from a Publications/Yearbook student at the table during lunch or turn your orders in to Ms. Kibel.


  1. Por favor revisen los artículos perdidos. ¡Hay varios artículos que necesitan ser reclamados!!!
  2. Box Top Drive Anual! Vamos a ensenarles amor a nuestros Olímpicos Especiales durante el mes de febrero. Sus maestros de ciencia estarán colectando “Box Tops.” Hay una competencia muy grande entre los maestros de ciencia que coleccionen mas. 100% del dinero de “Box Top” ira a nuestros Olímpicos Especiales. El dinero es usado para apoyar a nuestros Atletas Olímpicos especiales de la Junior High de Carthage. 
  3. Atención estudiantes del 7mo y 8vo grado interesados en audicionar para el equipo de animadoras del 2018-2019. Hay una reunión para los padres el martes, 20 de febrero a las 7:00pm en la cafetería de la CJHS. La clínica de práctica es del martes, 27 de febrero-jueves, 1 de marzo de 6:00-7:30 p.m. en el Annex de la CJHS. Audiciones son el viernes, 2 de marzo de 6:00-7:30 p.m. en el gimnasio principal de la CJHS. *DEBE TENER UN FISICO DE MSHSAA EN ARCHIVO EN LA ESCUELA ANTES DEL 27 de febrero para participar en la clnica/audición.
  4. Aquellos queriendo ayudar como técnicos de disfraces para La Obra de Teatro de la primavera se les piden que vengan a la reunión en el vestíbulo hoy después de la escuela de 3:15-5:15. Asegúrese que los recojan en la entrada del auditorio. Vea a la Señora DeVrieze o la Señora Davis si tiene algunas preguntas.
  5. ¡Los Anuarios están en venta! $21/anuario de cubierta suave $25/anuario de cubierta dura. Compre su anuario de un estudiante de Publicaciones/Anuario en la mesa durante el almuerzo o entregue sus órdenes a la Señorita Kibel.


Calendar of Events


February 20

Cheerleader  Try-Out Parent  Meeting

@ 7:00pm



February 22

Digital Safety Speaker

7th grade 12:30 - 1:30

8th grade 1:30 - 2:30


Parents Night: Carthage Intermediate Center

Digital Safety Speaker

7:15 pm - 8:00pm


Feb 26 - Mar. 1

Cheerleader Practice Clinic

 6:00 - 7:30

CJHS Annex


March 2

Cheerleader Try-Outs

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Main Gym










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Carthage Scores are BOLD


Boys Basketball




7th grade @ Neosho

3rd Place

Beat Webb City



8th Grade @ Carl Junction


Bye Monday


Tuesday vs Nevada

A-Team Win 55 - 28

Wright-20 pts

Lilienkamp-16 pts

Strickland-6 pts

Browning-5 pts

Kabance, Lansford, Pugh, Copeland-2 pts


Thursday vs Webb City - Championship




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