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NCSS Student Registration Packets/Title I Migrant Formmore

2016-2017 Approved School Calendarmore

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2016-2017 CMS Title I Parental Involvement Compactmore

2016-2017 CMS Title I School Parental Involvement Policymore

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

2016-2017 Student Registration

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CMS 2016 Fall Football Practice & Game Schedule

Football Practice will begin Monday, July 25, 2016  4:30-6:00 PM

Please contact Coach Jones for additional information via email at

CMS 2016 Fall Football Game Schedule (Click here)

NCSS First Day of School for Students

Friday, July 29, 2016

CMS 2016 Fall Softball Tryouts

Parent Letter/Application & Game Schedule

CMS 2016 Fall Softball Parent Letter (Click here)

CMS 2016 Fall Softball Game Schedule (Click here)

 CMS 2016 Fall Softball Tryout Application (Click here)

CMS Softball Tryouts will be held on Tues., Aug. 2, & Wed., Aug. 3, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

 with the team being posted Wednesday after practice.

Important Information

CMS 2016-2017 Parental Involvement Policy/Title I

CMS 2016-2017 School Parent Compact/Title I

CMS 2015-2016 School Wide/School Improvement Plan/Title I

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

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 for $20 on Saturday, April 23 at Newton High School. Half of the proceeds collected will benefit the NCSS high school athletic programs. Check the flyer below for the school schedule and call 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


Dr. Makeba Clark

I would like to welcome you back for the 2016-17 school year.  I am honored to serve as the principal of Cousins Middle School.  It is a great privilege to be a part of such a talented and dedicated faculty and staff, who work tirelessly to meet the individual needs of ALL students, and challenge them to exceed in academic standards. 

It is our mission at Cousins Middle School to exhibit a school culture where scholarship, friendliness, respect, and trust are the norm while promoting a school atmosphere where ALL students are empowered to “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” to their highest potential.  We strive to maintain a positive and cohesive learning environment that will offer challenging and effective learning experiences for ALL students.

I believe that a solid partnership between the school, students, parents, and the community is key to building a strong school community and providing successful learning experiences.  I invite you to become active in our school community by joining our Parent Teacher Organization and by supporting our school events.  Please visit our school website frequently for updates on school events and activities. 

I anticipate an exciting year as we journey to greater heights of academic excellence.  Putting students first is my top priority!  I look forward to serving you!

Dr. Makeba Clark, Ed.D.






CMS 2016-2017 School Supply Lists

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NCSS MS 2016-2017 Summer Reading List

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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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