Crayton is a 2016 Schools To Watch® School
All students planning to return for the 2018-2019 School Year Must Re-enroll
Sports Forms are now on ArbiterAthlete: ArbiterAthlete
9:30 AM 8th Grade Awards
Our District Mission
We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.
Our School Mission
We are Crayton Middle where high expectations and positive relationships increase the achievement of all stakeholders.
Principal: Angela Burns
Attention: Parent and Students
English 1 and English II Summer Reading Assignments are linked below.
English 1 Assignment is for Rising 8th Grade Students Previously Enrolled in 7th Grade Gifted English Language Arts And Rising 9th Grade Students Previously Enrolled in 8th Grade Accelerated English Language Arts.
English II Assignment is for Rising 9th AND 10th Grade Students Previously Enrolled in English I Honors.
SC READY and SC PASS Testing Information
Students in Richland One will be taking the SC READY and SC PASS tests starting May 9. EOC testing will begin May 13.
The dates for the testing are as follows:
May 9 - ELA Writing
May 10 - ELA Reading
May 15 - Math
May 17 - Science (6 & 8) Social Studies (7)
EOC English 1
May 13 - English 1 Writing
May 23 - English 1 Reading
May 24 - Algebra 1
Career Exploration Camp
Richland One Office of Career and Technology Education will host its annual Career Exploration Camp in June. They will offer two sessions of the summer camp at Heyward Career and Technology Center. Session 1: June 10 - 13, 2019, and Session 2: June 17 - 20, 2019. There are two camps, one for middle school and one for high school. The camp information can be found online at: https://www.richlandone.org/Page/6162
The district has a new breakfast option in the cafeteria. Students, check out the new Grab-N-Go items currently being served. See the flyer below.
Book Drive to Support our Costa Rica Trip
Attention Parents and Students:
We are collecting any Middle School appropriate books in good condition. Drop off is the main office. The book donations will help support our Costa Rica Trip next year.
S.O.A.R. INTO SUMMER SUCCESS
Join Richland One on Saturday, June 1, 2019 for information about summer opportunities, community resources, food, games, prizes, entertainment and much more. The location is The Goodman Building, SC State Fairgrounds, from 10:00 to 1:00. Register online at: Eventbrite.com.
Rainy Day Dismissal
Parents and students, in anticipation of rainy weather next week, this is a reminder that students with an umbrella ☔️ will be allowed to wait in the median of the parking lot at dismissal instead of under the awning on rainy days. 🌧💦☔️
Teen Talk Program and Lessons
Teen Talk is a weekly youth development program for middle and high school students held during each participating school’s lunch period. Lunch is provided for Teen Talk participants. The program is designed to help teens get through a challenging time in life. The program helps teens make good choices toward a bright future. Some of the topics and lessons are Healthy Relationships, Body Image, Friendship Limits and Talking with Parents.
Crayton's Teen Talk groups meet every Wednesday during the students' lunch period. The first meeting will be on October 3rd in room 126.
Students can pick up a registration form from the Attendance Office and return it to any guidance counselor. You can also register online at the following website:
For more information, please contact Dr. Alston at 738-7224 ext. 3110.
Car Loop Procedures Video
In anticipation of the first day of school, we have created a video of the car loop procedures for drop off and pick up. Please take a moment to view this video so we can streamline this process. (There is no sound.) If you have difficulty opening this video, it is posted on Crayton's Facebook Page at Crayton Middle.
Sports Pre-participation Athletic Forms
The Athletic Department at Crayton Middle School now hosts their Pre-participation Athletic Forms online with ArbiterAthlete, powered by PlanetHS, a software company committed to keeping your student(s) safe. This digital platform will allow you, and your student(s), to complete and access athletic forms via computer, tablet, or mobile phone. It is HIPPA, COPPA and FERPA compliant.
Athletes cannot participate in sports until digital forms are complete, unless otherwise specified by your school. Forms will be valid for the entire school year for which they are filled out, with the exception of the physical exam provided by your physician which will reflect the policy set in place by your athletic department.
PowerSchool Parent Portal Mobile App
The PowerSchool Mobile App gives the parents instant access to information they need to stay informed on student grades, performance, and attendance.
Parents using the PowerSchool Mobile App for the first time will need to have a District Code before they can enter their username and password.
Here is the Richland School District One district code and where it should be entered on the app:
Congratulations to Crayton for becoming a Schools to Watch® school, an initiative launched by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Crayton has met the three criteria to become a high-performing middle-grades school. We are academically excellent, developmentally responsive and socially equitable. Congratulations to all the faculty, staff and students for achieving this level of performance. For more information about this award, please visit the following site: http://middlegradesforum.org/
2018-2019 Crayton Business Partners
Collins & Wright
Elizabeth Ferguson - The Moore Company
Corporate Concepts, Inc.
Foster Engineering & Consulting, LLCs
Infrastructure Supply Company
Jack Oliver's Pool, Spa & Patio
Joye Roofing, LLC
Brandon Davidson Interiors
Shives Funeral Home
Crayton will be doing a staggered dismissal for the safety of students. Walkers will be dismissed approximately 5 minutes after our car riders.
DLE consent must be signed by parents/guardians prior to laptop distribution. The annual laptop fee is $30.00 and can be paid in cash or with a check made payable to Crayton Middle School.