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  • 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



    Pick-Up Procedures:


    Morning Drop-Off Route                                        Afternoon Pick-Up Route


Announcements 2020-2021

  • Larosse Tryouts at AC Flora

    Lacrosse tryouts for 7th - 12th graders will be held at Bolden Stadium February 1st and 2nd from 4:30pm to 6:15pm. Players must be registered and cleared on PlanetHS in order to participate. Players need all lacrosse safety equipment except a helmet (provided). If players need equipment, please contact Coach Purdy ahead of time. 803-600-8996


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  • Track Tryouts

    Track tryouts for 7th and 8th grade students only will begin at 4:15pm on February 16, 2021 and end February 18, 2021. Tryouts will last approximately an hour and a half each day. Your child must be picked up no later than 6pm. Athletes should wear athletic clothes, running shoes and bring their own water bottle to practice. Prior to trying out for the Track team, you and your child must complete and submit all the forms on https://www.planeths.com/index.php?keyword=%2Fuser%2Fsignin&schoolID=0 . This includes a physical dated after April 1, 2020.


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  • Crayton Chorus - December 2020 Virtual Performance




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  • January 23rd Basketball Games

    The basketball games to be played this weekend at Columbia High School will be streamed on CHS's YouTube page:

    Columbia High School YouTube

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  • SCBDA Performance

    The following students participated in a virtual SCBDA performance event and all received the highest score possible which is Superior!!

    Micah Butler - 8th

    Nicholas Dew - 8th

    Wynn Lee - 7th

    Siyu Liu - 7th

    Annie Rogers - 8th

    Hannah Spear - 7th

    Evelyn Squires - 8th


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  • Yearbooks are on Sale!

    Yearbooks are still on sale for $28.


    Must order online at http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07562750


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  • New Basketball Procedures


    Crayton will no longer permit attendance in any capacity for basketball games in accordance with Richland School District One's guidelines for safe play.  This includes but is not limited to parents, teachers, coach's family members, and any school staff not directly associated with the team.  Crayton will not allow spectators into the building but is checking on the possibility of streaming the games online.  This information is effective immediately and we will continue to update as necessary.  


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  • The Giving Tree 


    The Giving Tree is a Christmas project sponsored by the James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation and Prisma Health which serves children who are affected by sick cell disease. You can make a tremendous difference by donating a new unwrapped toy (birth through 16 years of age) by Friday, December 18, 2020.


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  • Cheerleading for Basketball Season


    Any student interested in cheerleading for Basketball Season should join the Cheer Teams page for information.

    All paperwork must be up to date and input into Arbiter Athlete!

     Code: zhhy2kx


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  • Boys Lacrosse Interest


    If you are interested in playing Boys Lacrosse at AC Flora in the spring, please complete the Boys Lacrosse Interest Form. Once the the coaches have received the information, they will contact students and parents. If you have any questions, please contact Head Coach Mickey Purdy.



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  • Afternoon Pick-up


    The traffic route in the afternoon has not changed, but there is a new safety measure.  To request your child out of the building you will need to scan our QR code (see the video above).  You do not need to download an app, most smartphones will read a QR code from your camera application.  Here is a practice QR code that should take you to our district website:

    Practice QR Code

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  • Crayton Phase II - Hybrid

    Letter to Parents and Survey


    The following letter has been sent home today (10/19/2020) to all Crayton student's homes.  You can also find a copy at this link:  Crayton Phase II Letter to Parents


    In the letter, you will find information about procedures designed for a safe return. The following survey is only to be filled out if you wish for your child to return to Crayton for the Phase II Hybrid schedule.  If you have opted for year-long virtual learning OR you chose hybrid but you wish for them to remain eLearning, do not fill out the following survey: Crayton Return Survey


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  • Request for Bus Transportation



    As Richland 1 and Crayton Middle School move toward Phase II of our reopening model, here is where you can request bus transportion for your student(s):


    Bus Request


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  • How To Access TEAMS Day One



    Accessing TEAMS Student Link


    We are so excited to welcome our Cavaliers to the first day of school, virtually!  Above you will find a Youtube video explaining the process of accessing their classrooms.  Student computers that cannot access Youtube should use the second link.  If your student does not know the account password, please call Crayton at 803-738-7224 for assistance.  


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  • HotSpot Requests


    If your household would like to request a WiFi hotspot, please complete this survey by this Friday 9/4:


    HotSpot Needs Survey for Parents


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  • FERPA - Media Opt-Out Form



    See the link below for Superintendent Witherspoon's message concerning media and the opt-out form.  You only need to fill this out and return it if you DO NOT want your child to be in school media such as public awards, sports photos, and the yearbook.  This is not a required form.  If you choose to fill it out, please send the completed form to the appropriate email(s) address below for your student(s).


    Ferpa Letter









    Thank you!


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  • Microsoft Forms for Athletic and Cheerleading


    Follow the links and deadlines listed below:


    https://tinyurl.com/yxknlsd7 (Forms)


    Cheerleading tryout dates:

    Sign Up Dates: August 24-26 (All forms must be in Arbiter Athlete prior to receiving an invite to join teams. Grades and behavior records will be reviewed.)

    Send TEAMS Invite: August 31- videos of cheers will be available through teams for athletes to view and practice prior to completing their own videos.

    Video Uploads Due: September 3 (Late uploads will not be accepted. Judges will view videos and provide ratings.)   

    Announce Team: September 7 (The cheer roster will be uploaded to teams.)



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  • Student Forms and Signatures 


    As your student comes home from LEAP day or as you come through the drive-thru, some forms require parent signatures.  In order to follow COVID procedures, you may email a scanned or photographed version of any of those forms to the following email addresses.  Please include your student's name in the email subject.  








    Thank you!


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  • Teams Quick Start Guides

    Microsoft Teams for Education is a platform enabling lectures, discussions that scale from one-on-one chat to larger group conversation, and the option of focused content work, like assignments and a Class Notebook.


    To help students new to Richland One and Crayton Middle School, or as a refresher for returning students, here is a Quickstart Guide for this upcoming year:


    Student Quick Start Guide


    Additional course specific training and guidance will be provided by our teachers as the school year begins.


    Microsoft has created a Quick Start Guide for parents as well, which can be found here:


    Parent's Quick Start Guide



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  • Immunization for 7th Graders


    Hello, Crayton Middle School 7th grade parents. I hope everyone has been staying safe over these past few months. We will be starting the school year on August 31st and I will need proof of the 7th-grade immunization Tdap. If you have not provided proof of the Tdap immunization to me, please do so prior to August 31st. All immunizations are required to attend school no matter what forum in the state of SC. 


    You may email  Jacqueline.pitt@richlandone.org, fax to 803-738-7901 or it may be dropped off at the nurse’s office on the day your student attends during LEAP week.


    If any questions, please call Nurse Pitt at 803-738-7338.

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  • Middle School Athletics - Covid Parent Letter (click to vew)


    Middle School Athletics will not return to practice or play until August 19, 2020 the first day of the 2020-21 school year per Richland School District One. Athletes are required to have a completed registration packet on PlanetHS, wear a face mask during specified times, and provide their own water bottle once we return to practice.  Please be flexible as we return to practice as additional procedures may be enacted for the safety of our student athletes. If you have any questions please contact Coach Gould at ian.gould@richlandone.org.


    NO PHYSICALS FROM LAST YEAR ARE VALID UPON OUR RETURN!!!  No player is going to be able to participate if they are not academically eligible and have an updated physical with all the corresponding forms uploaded into PlanetHS. Crayton does not accept paper forms.  PLEASE do not wait until school starts to complete the necessary online forms or download your students physical forms! Volleyball and Football tryouts will begin the first week of school!  Your family doctor is great, but Doctor's care also has $15 physicals and you can check in online and they text you when they are ready for you to come up. Below is the link to Planet High school to set up an account.





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  • Technical Support for eLearning


    The Information Technology (IT) Department will provide technical support to all staff, student and parents of Richland School District 1 on eLearning Days. The IT support Team can be reached by calling 803-231-7436. This number will be active Monday through Friday from the hours of 7 am to 5 pm. 


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  • Healthier Generation Resources for COVID-19

    Healthier Generations has compiled self-care strategies for staff, kid-friendly conversation starters for parents and caregivers, and information for families to help maintain healthy nutrition, exercise, and sleep routines for childen during this challenging time. Click below to view and/or print.

    Quick Lunches

    Winding Down for Better Sleep

    Quick Connections


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  •    Schools to Watch

    Congratulations to Crayton for becoming redesignated on October 24, 2019, as 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/ 



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  • 2019-2020 Crayton Business Partners

     Family Chev

    GOLD Sponsors:   

    Family Ford-Chevrolet-GMC 


    SILVER Sponsors:

    Corporate Concepts, Inc.

    Infrastructure Supply Company

    Joye Roofing, LLC

    Schooly Mitchell

    Brandon Davidson Interiors

    Shives Funeral Home


    BRONZE Sponsors:

    Southern State Bank

    Neighborhood Co/Keller Williams Palmetto


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