Read Our Quarterly Reports

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Contest Opportunities for NCSS Students

Click here for the current list of contest opportunities for NCSS Students

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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Cousins Middle School/School-Parent Compact 2016-2017

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Cousins Middle School Title I School-Wide/School Improvement Plan

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Annual 2016-2017 Title I School-Wide Parent Involvement Orientation

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Cousins Middle School Parent and Family Engagement Policy

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Rights to Know

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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

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


Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 The first 125 girls that sign up will participate.  They can use their devices to sign up from our website (click here) or they can use a computer in the media center. The deadline to sign up is Monday, December 5th.

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 Middle School

(Grades 6th - 8th)

 Click here to take the Georgia Student Health Survey

NCSS Parents Encouraged to take the Georgia Parent Survey

NCSS parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey, which is used to calculate School Climate Star Ratings. The survey can be completed by personal computer, smartphone, or tablet, or on a computer at your student's school. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The deadline to take the survey is Friday, March 3, 2017.

Click here to take the Georgia Parent Survey:

Cousins 2016-2017 Wrestling Schedule

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Cardinals 2016-2017 Boys/Girls Basketball Schedule

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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!

CMS 2016-2017 Band Calendar of Events

Click here for Band Calendar of Events

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

2017-2018 Approved School Calendar

NCSS Inclement Weather Procedures

Title I Night - Writing Across the Curriculum - Thurs., Dec. 8th @ 6:00 PM

End of 2nd Nine Weeks - Fri., Dec. 16th

Winter Holiday Break - Dec. 19th - Jan. 2nd - (No School)

Teacher Workday - Tues., Jan 3rd - (No School for Students)

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




Helpful Publications for Parents

Parents Still Make the Difference (Middle)

Parent/Child Activity Calendar (Middle)

CMS 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Ms. Phalanda Perriman, Ed.S

8th Grade Language Arts/ Special Education Department Chair

Get the My Stop App

Click here for My Stop App Instructions

CMS There's An App for That!

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Upcoming Events

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
End of 3rd 9 weeks
March 15, 2017 8:30AM