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Carson - After School (3:30 PM)

May 15-17, those trying out will learn the material. Tryouts will be May 23 after school at Carson (3:30 PM). Contact Mrs. Turchin or Mrs. Bates at Carson High School. Sport physicals should be current.

Sports physicals will be provided on Wednesday, May 23 after school starting at 3:30 PM in the gym. Download a copy of the physical. Cost is $20 and may be paid in cash or a check payable to CGMS Booster Club.

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CGMS Poetry Slam - May 25

In just one short month, the media center will host the 2018 Poetry Slam!!   The Poetry Slam is a chance for students to share their poems and win some cool prizes.  The Poetry Slam is scheduled for Friday, May 25 at 1 PM.  Interested students must sign up by Monday, May 21 at http://bit.ly/2vPUEAq

Both South Rowan and Carson High Schools will host the "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" program for students interesting in participating in athletics during college.

Program features will include:

  • How to get recruited
  • How to become academically eligible
  • How to get a scholarship or grant
  • How to set up college visits
  • Starting as early as 9th grade


Carson will host the program on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 PM in the auditorium.  South Rowan will host the program on Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30 PM in auditorium.  Both athletes and parents are encouraged to attend.

Meet Our Community

Lisa Simmerson

Congratulations to Miss Simmerson who presented "#WWICD:  What Would Instructional Coaches Do" at the AMLE National Conference in Philadelphia in November along with other Rowan-Salisbury Instructional Coaches.  Thank you for representing CGMS nationally.

Cole K

Congratulations to Cole K for being named CGMS's Reader of the Month for September.  Cole was chosen based on his high quality submission for the Summer Reading Project.  Cole was recognized by the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education at their monthly meeting.  Great job Cole!

Ben Crawford


During his tenure, China Grove Middle Schools has exceeded growth every year under NC's Accountability program.

Bradford Taylor

Bradford Taylor is the China Grove Middle School 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Additionally at the NCSTA Professional Development Institute in Greensboro, Mr. Taylor was named the Outstanding Middle School Science Teacher for District 6.