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Holiday Assistance for Needy Families

2016 Applications will be available for pick-up at The Salvation Army Covington Service Center at 5193 Washington Street November 14th - 18th
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Skubes is an online resource offering help to parents and students from grades Kindergarten through 12, in the areas of Math and ELA.  Skubes use videos by an actual teacher that are broken into short three to fifteen minute segments.  The videos are accessible 24/7 through the internet and can be watched via a computer, tablet, smart phone or Apple TV.

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2016 - 2017 Student Insurance

Newton County School System does not carry insurance for student accidents. We recommend you purchase coverage for your child, especially if there is no other health or accident insurance coverage available for your child.

Click here to access our Student Insurance Page.

State School Superintendent Richard Woods Seeks Student Advisory Council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his fall 2016 Student Advisory Council. These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, along with other issues related to education, and will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools. Application Due August 16, 2016 @ 5:00 P.M.

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The Newton County Board of Education has approved the 2017-2018 School Calendar

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BOE Approves 2016-2017 School Calendar

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More Recent News

NCSS Student Registration Packets/Title I Migrant Formmore

2016-2017 Approved School Calendarmore

Cousins Middle School... There's an App for that!more

Georgia Online Formative Assessment Resources (GOFAR) Student Accessmore

NCSS Strategic Planmore

Cousins Mission Statement

The mission of Cousins Middle School is to empower ALL students to "Believe, Achieve, and Succeed" at their highest academic potential.

Cousins Vision Statement

The vision of Cousins Middle School is to empower students to think critically by creating a rigorous academic environment that produces global life-long learners who are college and career ready.

Cardinal Pride

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Be Ready to Learn

NewRock Athletic League Football Championship Against

Indian Creek MS

Saturday, October 29th, 11:00 AM - Sharp Stadium, Covington, Ga.

Congratulations Lady Cardinals

NewRock League Softball  Champions!

 Congratulations to Coach Johnston and Massey on their Lady Cardinals successful defense of the NewRock League Softball Tournament!

Indian Creek & Cousins Robotics/Technology Student Associations

Have teamed up with Where There's Smoke BBQ

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CMS 2016-2017 Band Calendar of Events

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CMS 2016 Fall Football Practice & Game Schedule

Please contact Coach Jones for additional information via email at

CMS 2016 Fall Football Game Schedule (Click here)

CMS 2016 Boys Basketball Tryouts

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CMS Cardinals 2016 Cross-Country - All Grade Levels

CMS 2016 Cross Country  - Click here for Application

CMS 2016 Cross Country Practice Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

2016 Cross Country Schedule

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Important Information

NCSS Student Registration Packets/Title I Migrant Form

Microsoft Office Suite for NCSS Students

Cousins Middle School...There's an App for that!

2016-2017 Approved School Calendar

NCSS Inclement Weather Procedures

Red Ribbon Week/National Bully Prevention Week - October 24th - October 31st

Fall Picture Retake - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Football Cheerleading Banquet - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Softball Banquet - Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

COMS vs ICMS Football Championship Game - Sharp Stadium @ 11:00 AM

Pre-Participation Sports Physicals

Georgia Orthopedics & Sports Medicine will offer pre-participation sports physicals for the 2016-2017 school year to middle and high school athletes.  770-788-6534.

Click here for more info on the Georgia law requiring pre-participation physical evaluations. You can also download the Pre-participation Physical Evaluation Form from this page.

From the Principal




CMS 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Ms. Phalanda Perriman, Ed.S

8th Grade Language Arts/ Special Education Department Chair

CMS There's An App for That!

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Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 21-25)
November 21, 2016 8:30AM
End of 2nd Nine Weeks
December 16, 2016 8:30AM
Winter Holiday Break (Dec. 19-Jan.2)
December 19, 2016 8:30AM
Students Report for Second Semester
January 4, 2017 8:30AM
Report Cards Issued
January 5, 2017 8:30AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 16, 2017 8:30AM