Category Archives: Middle School

Congratulations, Mo Peeps!

Rankin’s LEGO Robotics Team (MO’ Peeps) won first place in the State Competition on Saturday, December 14. They competed within a field of 48 top teams from across the state and won the Champion’s Award, the most prestigious award of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics competition.

Carman-Ainsworth Robotics Coach Leanne Welch explained, “The Champion’s Award encompasses the key elements of the Technical and Team Performance Awards, including Robot Design, Robot Performance Score, Project Presentation, and Teamwork. The team scored high in all areas.”

According to FIRST, the Champion’s Award honors the team that best “demonstrates the understanding and good practices of the wonders of science, technology, and engineering. The winning team members receive this highest honor and serve as valued role models for FIRST and FLL (FIRST LEGO League).”

As a result of winning this top honor, the Rankin LEGO Team was the only team in the state of Michigan selected to move on to the next level, the World Festival, to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, April 23-26, 2014. The team will be traveling to St. Louis to compete among teams representing other states as well as 35 countries

Team members include: Katie McGilvery, 8th Grade; Jamie Arnold, 7th Grade; Matthew Routt, 6th Grade; Jerianne Ingram, 6th Grade; Alyssa Snow, 5th Grade; Brayden Raether, 5th Grade; Noah Mattson, 4th Grade; Isaac Dixon, 4th Grade; Lydia Minzey, 4th Grade; and Zachary Osborn, 4th Grade. The Rankin FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team is coached by Leanne Welch, Andy Raether, and Erin Raether.

For additional information, contact the Carman-Ainsworth Rankin Elementary FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team Coach, Ms. Leanne Welch, at (810) 869-3818.

Barbie Bungee at CAMS

Mrs. Jan Johnson’s 8th grade math class sends Barbie over the edge. The class does a lab in which they measure the distance that Barbie can bungee jump with different lengths of rubber bands connected to her feet. The goal of the lab is create a graph and an equation representing the a proportional relationship.

No Tardies Celebrated at CAMS

On December 3rd CAMS students with no tardies were treated to some snacks and a short break from class in recognition of this significant achievement.  The celebration is one of many CAMS positive behavior support traditions.

WinterFest celebration

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The  6th Annual WinterFest celebration will be held at the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Cafeteria on Saturday, December 7th 2013 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00PM. Fun, snacks, music, children’s activities, and a toy for every child with a visit from Santa. Admission is free but you may donate one of the following: a non-perishable food item, gently used coat, unwrapped toy or make a monetary donation. Donations support the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Salvation Army, U.S. Marines “Toys for Tots”, and the Old Newsboys.

Click here to download the event flyer.

CAMS Performs McQuadle

CAMS put on a great performance of “McQuadle”. The production went from November 20-November 22 and was enjoyed by parents, students and staff alike. Great job to the CAMS students that put on this impressive show!

Upper Middle School and High School Students with their new Stringed Instruments

The receipt of our brand new stringed instruments from our grant award, from Classics for Kids Foundation.

Study Tips for Middle Schoolers

shutterstock_120229960- Make academics a focus

- Ask for help if you are struggling

- Talk about assignments with friends

- Make your own study guide

- make study cards

- Stay organized throughout the year

- Dedicate a space for every class in your binder or notebook

CA School Lunch and Breakfast Menu

We have provided the menus for the September-December 2013 Cycle Menu. Please click the proper link below to view your child’s school menu.

CAMS Breakfast Menu

CAMS Lunch  Menu 6-8

CA Elementary Breakfast Menu

CA Elementary Lunch Menu

CAHS Breakfast Menu

CAHS Lunch Menu

CAMS 1st Marking Period Honor Roll List

Below is a list of all the CAMS Honor Roll Students. Congratulations, and keep working hard!

6th Grade Honor Roll - High Honors
3.8 – 4.0
*=4.0 GPA

Aaron, Jessiana Ashburn, Da’Miya Atou, Nella Baker, Luke * Beavers, Alexandria * Betancourt, Alexxis Blasdell, Elliana * Blond, Imari
Bradley, Victoria Branch, Mariah * Bridgett, Jordan Brown, Ashley Brown-Banks, Kanina Bryant, Me’Aira Carroll, Emily Carter, Jack *
Clark, Areyanna * Collick, Savannah Counts, Aniya * Daly, Brooklyn Fletcher, Dustin Foster, Shayla Frank, Elizabeth Garrison, Alivia *
Godard, Shaniya Gramse, Lawrence L. Jr * Green, Alex Grimsley, Kyah * Groves, Marcus * Hahn, Edward Harris, Alexis * Herrick, Ashton
Hitchcock, Michaela * Holbrook, Mikaiah * Hynan, Elizabeth * Ingram, Jerianne Jackson, Joshua Johnson, Cody Jones, Nicole * Keys, Jasmine *
King, Chenelle Knott, Torian Koegel, Cameron * Kumar, Brijesh * Langston Fielder, Senia * Long, Myra MacDermaid, Nicole Maguffee, Keegan *
Markee, Jordan Martinez, Emilio Masi, Taron * Mathis, David Matteson, Jada McBride, Joselyn McNair, Makyrah Messer, Morgan
Mitchell, Kennedy * Myott, Chance Olson, Tyler Palmer, Deanna Pompey, Ronnie Jr Pruett, Kayla Quinn, Jehne’ Roe, Victoria
Routt, Matthew * Scobey, Riley Sedrick, Caitlin * Simpson, Montrel D. II Spreng, Michael Stewart, Geonna Todd, Alicia Travis, Madison
Varner-Payton, Cassandra Vines, Tamia Wickham, Ian Williams, Ahmad Willis, Amarhi Wilson, Keyashia

6th Grade Honor Roll – Honors
3.5 – 3.799

Avery, Gabriel Bacon, Haley Bice, Rachelle Bradley, Zackary Brassaw, Logan
Brown, Quinton Brown, Savannah Burns, Ashleigh Cooper, Serenity Cox, Thomas
Dennis, Chandler Earley, Adrianna Fryer, Kailee Gagnon, Ian Garner, Ronia
Gerace, Donovan Hall, Cladonta Harris, Roshia D. II Hodge, Caleb Holbrook, Mikayla
Horton, Dylon Isaacson, Tessa Jenkins, Sunai Johnson, Anaiya Johnson, Pierce
Kirby, Bridgitte Leverette, Aaviyon Marchlowski, Dominic Martin, Jordan Merriwether, Allana
Miller, Mattison Murphy, Joshua H. Jr Palmer, Chase Pangerl, Grace Parker, Marques
Perkins, Amiyah Pettiford, Alexis Quinn, Cheva’ L. Jr Ragland, Aliyah Robbins, Artavia
Shoens, Amber Simpson, Joseph Sloan, Zia Smith, Alcus L. Jr Stallings, Jakia
Weaver, Jerold Weston, Terrell D. Jr White, Kyle Wilkos, Jordan Wills, Naomi
Wilson, Michael

 6th Grade Honor Roll- With Honors
3.0 – 3.499

Arnold, Hannah Ashford-Thomas, DeQuairea Bird, Dominick Boyd, Mon’yae Brown, Caleb Bryan, Camden
Canady, Anaishia Chaney, Nkya Chapman, Kodee Choate, Hayle Cochran-Broady, Tristen Cole, Myles
Combs, Erica Conway, Markese Cunningham, Jajuan L. Jr Davis, Angela Delling, Madison Demps, Kanaya
Durbin, Kodey Edmonds, Dre’Sean Evans, JaiRenee Evans, Matthew Flick, Sabrina Flores, Erica
Flourney, Taliyah Fortner, Austin Gorton, Sylvia Green, Dallas Harris, Angelique Henderson, Adrian
Hopson, Aarika Isom, Jakhi Jackson, Ayeishah Jefferies, Tanya Johnson, Sydney Leslie, Khamill
Lewis, Arie Lopez, Daniel Luckett, Allana Mance, De’andre Martinez, Zoie McDaniel, Me’Khia
McDaniel, Noah Middleton, Jazzmine Miller, Dori’asia Mills, Jada Osborn, Alicia Peterson, Gavin
Ruffin, Laron Rutherford, Muriel Smith, D’Shawnti Taylor, Khadai-Khalil Walker, Keilen Ward, Seth
Williams, Demya Wood, Austin Young, Zoe

7th Grade  Honor Roll- High Honors
3.8 – 4.0
*=4.0 GPA

Albright, Aniyah Alfaro, Anna Auston, Audra Bachmeier, Jordan * Bowie, Kelly
Boxell, Kira * Boyd, Niah Bradshaw, India Brantley, Rayven Bridgett, Brittani *
Carter, Justin Combs, Alanna * Dittenber, Joseph Dixon, Payton Doty, Molly
Drew, Cara * Ebert, Isaiah * Finney, Britnee Fisher, Alayna Fletcher, Falon *
Franklin, Karimah Ghannoum, Batoul * Ghoseyni, Khalil * Gleason, Garrett Hall, Mikaya *
Herd, Destiny Hill, Wallace Huffman, Destiny * Ingram, Zarria * Jerome, Sean
Johnson, Shamya * Karbowski, John * Kile, Shelby King, Karyn * King, Terae M. Jr
Lang, Asil Leach, Rayanne * Lewis, Deesmond M. Jr Loomis, Sarah Martin-Nagy, Logan
McGuire, Andrew P. II McIntire, Jenna Merriwether, Kieana Olivier, Jada * Osborn, Stephanie
Palmateer, Brooklyn Palmer, Myracle Parker, Micah L. II * Pincomb, Evans Powell, Myckal
Redmond, Ania * Rowsey, Arlana Shann, Kloelyn Silva, Juan Smith, Autumn
Smith, Clayton Thurston, Hannah Torres, Trinitee Watson, Joslyn Welsh, Janiya *
Whiteside, Demieko Williams, Andre Young, Eli *

7th Grade  Honor Roll - Honors
3.5 – 3.799

Adams-Spillers, Jeremiah Arnold, Jamie Barber, Devin Barker, Abigail Bauswell-Osborn, Quaira
Blount, Jakobe’ Bonner, Precious Brown, Antonio D. Jr Burton, Nykia Caballero, Chardonnay
Caldwell, Jasia Collins, Alexis Corbitt, Gavin Croskey, Morgan Dones, Tanayshio
Earl, Ashlee Elbert, Ronnie G. III Encarnacion, Adonis Eubanks, La’Angel Fisher, Amaya
Foster, MeMe Fox, Andrew Gillard, Kierra Glaser, John Hamilton, Alicia
Hamlett, Daslynn Harmon, Aniya Harrison, Areyana Harris-Salaam, Katai Hawthorne, Amari
Hobson, Jiyana Holder, Joshua House, Harold D. III Howard, Stephon Hughes, Kevin W. Jr
Johnson, Destiny Jones, Tamiria Landon, Tanner Lawson, Autumn Lenoir, Anjewel
Lindley, D’wan L. II Mathews, Caleb Milow, Alana Morris, J’Vonte Morrison, Cameron
Moye, Taleah Nelson, Maniya Newsom, Derek Nichols, Keely Noakes, Torri
Oaks, Joseph Peacock, Tamia Sam-Farmer, Veronica Smith, Colin Spiller, Essiana
Strong, Trenton Talarico, Vanessa Tryon-Mueller, Hannah Wallace, Jazzlyn Watson, DeQuan
Williams, Aarynn Yager, Joshua Young, Zachary

7th Grade  Honor Roll - With Honors
3.0 – 3.499

Ancira, Masen Banks, Kenneth Barron, Trent Barry, Cedric C. Jr Bell, Cieara Bobcean, Jamie Booth, Trevor Boyd, Brendan
Boyd, Olivia Bradley, Kyle Brandon, Dane Bray, Idris Brown, Ariyana Brown, Renaja Bullard, Ninti Butler, Antoine L. Jr
Conklin, Jade Conway, Donnaal Crawford, Lawrence D. III Crayton, Malik Cross, Anijah Dang, Kenny Dotson, Taya Fadel, Ahmed
Fischer, Shawntera Fletcher, Emman’uel Fletcher, Michael Garcia, Antonio Gates, Christopher J. Jr Gatica, Santos Ghoseyni, Sameya Griffin, Calvin
Haley, Je’tia Hanners, Daniel Harroun, Ashley Henderson, Myron D. Jr Hill, Isaiah Hinton, Rafeal Hogan, Harrison Hooks, Tauhj
Hunt-Rapp, Kayla Jefferson, Maya Johnson, Cameron Johnson, Lance Kelch, William M. III Lester, Destinee Lester, Diamond Mason, Ryan
McCann, Quintin McNeal, Trinity Miller, Ashya Muhammad, Aaliyah Noakes, Da’Sharia Payne, Kolby Porter, Jacob Reece, Brian A. II
Rhodes, Zachary Richardson, Tavion Robbins, Jikira Rye, Summer Smith, Amber Smith, Amoz Smith, Arianna Smith, Tashionna
Smith, Tyne Soles, Donovan Spaunburg, Hannah Taylor, Tommy L. III Thorn, Jaden Thornton, Ty’Quionna Todd, Andrew Trapp, Breanna
Tucker, Kamar’ya Velez, Madalena Vincent, Kazaria Watson, Aaron Wells, Alawnah Wells, Zachary Weston, Charneice Whalen, Cody
White, Tyler Wilcox, Kaleb Williams, Braylen Willis, Tyler Wyatt, Myah

8th Grade Honor Roll - High Honors
3.8 – 4.0
*=4.0 GPA

Adams, Genora Anderson, A’Naia Arrowood, Sarah Banks Hearst, Arriyana Bavier, Ethan Bell, Karla K.
Black, Jada * Boulden, Alexandria Bowers, Alyla * Boyd, Chante’ Brewer, Zachary Brooks, Mykala
Brown, Nija Brown, Sydney * Burgess, Hannah * Cabell, Nya L. Carpenter, Cameryn Carroll, Maxwell
Collins, Arron Conner, Makai * Cook, Natalie * Dang, Evangelina Darnell, Samantha * Ebarb, Christina *
Elbert, Nia Fare, Alexis Freeney, Christian Fryer, Ta’mya * Gross, Erin Hogan, Kennedy
King, Danielle Kinslow, Makayla Kiras, Tabitha Koegel, Carson * Kuczera, Rachel Lara, Sierra *
Lewis, Ja’kavien Locke, Jacob Mack, Niles Maguffee, Shaelyn * Matusik, Chase McClellan Jr., Michael
McDaniels, Makayla * McGilvery, Kate * Mitchell, Anita Moore, Macie Parker, Mariah Phinisee, Latece
Powell, Shamonica Sherrer, Morgan * Shippy, Chance Sims, Aliyah Stephens, Andrew Thomas, Alyssa
Thompson, Naseem Thompson, Variy Tipton-Thomas, Mizahnyi VanKuren, DeLaney White, Jacob Yost, Jacob

8th Grade Honor Roll- With Honors
3.0 – 3.499

Becoats, Justin Bell, Quitiana Betts, Timmya Bowie, Kaitlyn Brooks, Marshall Brown, Ashton Brown, Chante’
Byrd, Makhia Carter, Jontae’ Cleaves, Ali R. II Combs, Dotwan J. Jr Cooper, Malaysha Cunningham, Mackenzie Davis, Raigan
Douglas, Deo’shanique Dyke, Curtis Earley, Nakiya Fairbrother, Alexandra Fogarsi, Ciera Fox, Estrella Grant, Donald E. II
Gray, Brittany Gregson, Mark Grignani, Raeann Gurley, Dwayne Hall, Charles T. III Haubenstricker, McKenzie Hawthorne, Alexus
Heaton, Connor Holder, Jamison Houston, Jamarreyon Jacobs, Alexis Johnson, LaTisha Kavula, Amber Locke, Jasmine
Lott, Destani March, Austin Mayes, Kiara McAfee, Logan McDaniel, Kemar McIntosh, Kelsey Merriweather, Donnie
Messer, Darian Monreal, Randy W. Jr Morgan, Alexis Oliver, Rebecca Osborn, Shayne Pelky, Ariel Poplar, Azaria
Powell, Malachi Primm, Casundra Reed-Gonzalez, Zophieia Rogers, Kayla Rousseau, Griffin Saenz Y Morales, Maliyah Scott, Crystal
Shipley, Quinton Smith, Joshua Sotomayor, Destiny Speaks, Katie Spicer, Jaki Tibbs, Christopher Williams, Nataevion
Wilson, Xavier Woolard, Nicole Yearby, Kya Yoesting, Sevin Young, Brittany Young, Marianna

8th Grade  Honor Roll - With Honors
3.0 – 3.499

Avery, Timothy L. II Bailey, Diamond Bailey, Le V. III Birdsong, Marcus A. Jr Blackburn, Tyler Boxley, Clifford H. Jr Brown, Kerria Byrd, Michael
Chavis, Darius Cochran, Randy K. Jr Crawford, Capri Dean, Alyssia Dennis, Brandon Doby, Tyarika Edwards, Devon Felder, Daniel
Ford, Maya Friend, Naijha Greer, Ashley Hamlet, Kaysha Harden, Isis Hardy, James B. Jr Harvey, Jaydace Hillaker, Hailey
Horton, Miangel Howell, Sophia Hubbard, Tyler Humphries, Jasmine Jefferies, Tiara Johnson, Jacobi Johnson, Jada Johnson, Joy
Johnson, Lauren Jones, Tegwen Knight, Ny’azia Kunkle, William Lafeldt, Mitchel Lawson, William Lynn, Dalton Macksood, Margaret
Manning, Daniel Markee, Jasmyn Marsh, Dakota Marshall, DeShon Mathis, Hailee McBride, Mya McDaniel, Tacoma McFadden, Shaunya
McNew, Cierra Metivier, Donivan Nash, Cyesia Nichols, Jaylyn Parker, Davion Parker, Kimberly Partlo, Shelby Payton, Mikasha
Polzin, Christopher Powell, Jah’Kyai Rauls, Alanna Regimbal, Moira Robertson, Dallas Rodgers, Brynna Rytlewski, Kaden Sanders, China
Sears, Thomas J. Jr Shipman, Ashley Smith, Briaja Smoots-Hoyle, Cherry Stewart, Jalen Taylor, Trae Thomas, Adam Thomas, Pria
Thomas, Ryan Turgeon, Gary L. II Verkennes, Chad A. II Walker, Zaria Wells, Ashlei Whiteside, Marquceo Williams, Dominick Wilson, Alazia
Wilson, Amahn Wright, Alida Wright, Dai’Veya

Rescheduled CAMS Theater Department Dance

shutterstock_152872277The CAMS Theater department’s dance has been rescheduled for Friday, November 15th. This is a dance party and open Gym. Come join the fun and hear the new sound system. If you purchased a ticket, hold on to it and use it at the dance. Tickets will go on sale next Monday Nov. 11th. The cost is $3.00 Monday -Thursday and $5.00 on Friday and at the door. For more information please contact Mr. Lichtenberg in room 804.