Principal's Message
Welcome to another great year here at Cottonwood Middle School –
Home of the Lobos,

With changes abound this year, some things never change, namely the high expectations we maintain for all members of this learning community. Despite the noticeable facelift around campus, which has invigorated both staff and students, we have embraced the philosophy of family and community as a path to success for all students. Our mascot has become far more than a simple icon, it represents the pack mentality of shared commitment and sacrifice so that all members can thrive. We acknowledge that all students face hardships, especially in this interconnected age, but we also know that with guidance and compassion we have the power to negate these circumstances and provide a path to lifelong success. Upon that foundation students find the strength thrive.

So what does it mean to be a Lobo?

L - Loyalty
Lobos prosper on a pack mentality of extreme loyalty and devotion to the community that binds the individuals together despite harsh times.
O - Opportunists
Lobos take advantage of all opportunities presented, knowing that those moments can be fleeting.
B - Boundless
Lobos are not limited by their soundings. They explore and discover to expand their perspectives and grow as a team.
O – Organization
Lobos are successful in difficult environments because they maintain order in their hierarchy. Rules exist for a reason.
S - Safety in Numbers
Lobos acknowledge they can’t do it alone. They rely on each other while because we are only as strong as our weakest member while the “lone wolf” may perish

With this philosophy before us, we will progress as a pack, knowing that unity brings strength and with strength we can accomplish more than we ever dreamed.

Matt Schumacher
Proud Principal of Cottonwood Middle School

928-634-2231

Daily Announcements

3 days ago

Good morning CMS!  Here are the announcements for Friday, December 2, 2016:

Happy Birthday to Kyler J and Jovani J!

The CMS Chess Club will meet Monday after school in Mr. Marston’s room #709.

NJHS ‘Warm Winter Clothing COIN Drive’ will run until December 12.  The homeroom with the highest coin count wins a hot chocolate and donut party!  Bring in your loose change and fill those homeroom jars!

Congratulations to the Girls ‘B’ Team for their 25-8 win over Bradshaw Middle School.  Luciana A, Jennifer C, Rechael C, Amya L, Rachael O, Abby T and Kida N all contributed to the win with baskets.

Jazmein M hit a 3 pointer with 9 seconds left in the second overtime to lead the ‘A’ team to a 32-30 victory over Bradshaw Mountain.  Dani G led the Lobos in rebounding and also made a free throw with 3 seconds left in the first overtime to keep the game going.  Jazmein was the leading scorer with 13 points while Leah K added 12.  Dani had 3 points and Janeth I, Anastazia B and Hannah C had 2 each.

8th Grade Boys ‘A’ Team Basketball tryouts are today at 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the gym.

Please release students for the Band/Choir Elective at 2:45 p.m. today for their dress rehearsal.

And now Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence.

 


         

Athletics

9 months ago

Fall Sports


Football Schedule

Cheerleading

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Cross Country


Winter Sports


Wrestling Schedule

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball



Spring Sports


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Softball Schedule

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School Communication
Dear CMS Friends and Families,

Remember that you can sign-up for CMS email updates either by sending/updating your communication information with our secretaries at dbrown@cocsd.k12.az.us or skeneley@cocsd.k12.az.us.

You can also follow us on Twitter @CottonwoodMS
Emergency Closing & Adverse Weather Conditions
In the event of a closing prior to school hours or an adverse weather day, radio station KVRD-105.7 FM or KYBC-1600 AM will make any announcement concerning an emergency closing. Such announcements will be made between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

If adverse weather or an Emergency closing occurs during school hours, every effort will be made to contact all parents by phone using the automated School Messenger System It is important that the school be given emergency phone numbers as well as the home phone number.
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