January PTA Meeting

At our first PTA meeting of 2020, Taylor Shirkey presented an informative discussion on anxiety and children. Did you miss the meeting on the 30th or want to see Taylor's presentation again? Click the link below to view the pdf.


If you attended the meeting, please consider submitting anonymous feedback through this survey. Thank you!


Volunteers Needed for the Daddy/Daughter Dance

Sign up to help out at the Daddy/Daughter Dance. We need volunteers to help this event run smoothly.

Click here to sign up!

Save the Date - Staff Appreciation Week

SAVE THE DATE! Staff Appreciation Week will be March 16-20th. More details to come on an exciting week ahead.

If you would like to contribute, we are asking for $5.00 or $10.00 Target or Amazon gift cards. You can send them in during the school day, please be sure to label “ATTN: Staff Appreciation” OR you can purchase them via the school store website.

Thank you for your help and participation!

ASC Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Awards - Accepting nominations!

ASC seeks nominations of exceptionally creative teachers who have a long-standing, distinguished career teaching the arts, sciences or history or who have demonstrated creative infusion of the Arts, Sciences or History into the core curriculum.

Three $5,000 awards are presented every three years through the support of ASC’s Cato Excellence in Teaching Endowment. The awards will be presented during a special ceremony in Spring 2020.

Teachers, principals, school administrators, parents or students may nominate teachers for consideration. Nominations should be submitted in digital format. Click the link for all the details:


Sweetheart Dance

Daddy and daughters are invited to the Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 21st from 6:30-8:30pm!

Tickets are $15 per family. Buy in advance online at the school store or with cash at the door. Ticket price includes DJ, professional photographer and tons of fun!

*If your father cannot attend, you're welcome to bring another family member or special friend as your guest.

Carmel Middle School Presents Ana Homayoun

Walk from Wesley

Please join us this Thursday (and every Thursday) morning at Wesley Church for our walk from Wesley.

Drive thru the parking lot and drop your kids off with Mr. Soler and parent volunteers (you are also welcome to park and walk with us) We will cross all together at 8am. Studies have shown that exercise before school helps students focus and perform better academically.

Please join us!!


If you would like to celebrate your child’s birthday or special occasion on the spirit rock please sign up!  

Remember, you get to paint the rock at 4pm on the day before you signed up.  It is a sad thing to have your rock painted over, so please pay attention to the sign up.  This is first come, first served, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0445a8a62da57-olde

Tax ID: 56-1684413. Your donation will benefit our Helping Hands fund which helps students from OP and Idlewild Elementary receive materials that they need to be academically successful and to reach their full potential. (TO DONATE go to http://op.my-pta.org under the “STORE” tab)

Register as a CMS Volunteer

OP has many different ways to contribute your time as a volunteer. In order to serve as an OP volunteer, in a classroom or PTA setting, you must be a registered CMS Volunteer. Click here to register as a volunteer. (If you registered as a volunteer for a previous school year, you still need to renew your volunteer status each school year.)
Not sure if volunteering is for you? Check out the Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer at Olde Providence below.

Click here to read more.