CMS Snapshots

Mrs. Kristy Eubanks was a first-place winner in the adult age division of the Spartanburg Soaring! written poetry competition sponsored by the Chapman Cultural Center. Visit the competition page to see the winners and read all the poems.

Congratulations to Mr. Ben Sinnett who will serve as our CMS Teacher of the Year. Mr. Sinnett teaches eighth grade science. Mr. Sinnett says, "I love this school, and I am proud to serve the Cowpens community. It has been a true pleasure learning and growing with the children, faculty, and staff of Cowpens Middle School."

The cast of Annie delivered two spectacular performances. Thanks to Mrs. Schultz, Mrs. Deaton, and all of the students who participated.

Thanks to Ms. Pisa and Ms. Holliday from the Cowpens Branch of the Spartanburg County Public Library for visiting our school this week. They stopped by to hand out prizes and promote tween and teen programming at the Cowpens Branch.

Sixth grade students took classes and participated in activities designed to cover a wide range of environmental topics at Camp Leopold in Pinewood, SC.

Mrs. James treated students who made the Principal's Honor Roll to lunch and a trip to Sonic. 

Students who made the A/B Honor Roll were treated to pizza and recreational time in the gym.

The faculty celebrated April birthdays with an Easter cake.

Required Tdap Vaccine for Rising Seventh Graders

Attention Parents

If you have a child who will be entering seventh grade, DHEC requires that your child have an additional shot that will protect them from whooping cough before they can register for the seventh grade. Parents must present proof/documentation that the shot has been given to our nurse for the permanent immunization record. Please make your child an appointment to get this done as soon as possible. Please refer to the Immunization Requirement statement from SC DHEC under Medical Information.

CMS Wins ASCD Whole Child Award

Cowpens Middle School is the recipient of a Whole Child Award from the South Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. This award recognizes schools that address the tenets of safety, health, support, challenge, and engagement. To learn more about the Whole Child Award, visit the ASCD webpage.

Palmetto Silver Award

Cowpens Middle School is the recipient of a 2013 Palmetto Silver Award. Read more about the award here.

Principal's Message

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Plan Ahead: College Hub Website Gives Families Wealth of Information to Make College A Reality for Every Student
Planning college starts early! You will have more options later on (like access to financial aid and entrance to the college of your choice) if you start planning NOW for college. Work hard to earn the best grades you can and pursue extracurricular activities (like athletics, performing arts, or volunteer work).  To sign-up to receive information to help you start planning for colleg, visit College Hub ( today! Read more...

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Spartanburg School District Three does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Personnel and Pupil Services
3535 Clifton Glendale Road
Glendale, SC 29346(864)279-6000


Please click here to learn how to save Word and Powerpoint documents to your tablets. Note that these directions should not be used for OneNote notebooks. Thanks.

Please click here to see a message from Guidance about PASS testing and report cards.

Friday, April 25
CMS Volunteer Breakfast
Tuesday, April 29
Academic Banquet
Thursday, May 1
Sixth Grade Spring Concert
6:30 PM
Friday, May 2
Deadline for Spring Picture Orders
Monday, May 5
Seventh and Eighth Grade Band Concert
6:30 PM

Spring picture proofs were sent home with students on April 15, 2014. All picture orders must be returned by May 2, 2014.

Eighth grade parents, please click here to see a working schedule and list of requirements for the STEM Fair projects. This assignment is a culminating project for eighth grade science.


Click here to view the district's emergency weather policy.

These Family-friendly Standards can help parents understand what students are learning in each grade level.

Please click here to watch a message from Mrs. James about our 1:1 Mobile Learning Initiative.

Parents are invited to read our 2012-13 School Renewal Plan Summary.

Please visit the new District Three Athletics page.

Please read this notice from Dr. Ray about school safety in Spartanburg District Three.

Information on talking to children about school violence
from the National Association of School Psychologists.

Click here to view the Spartanburg District Three Emergency Procedures.

Would you like to stay updated about class events and homework assignments? Click here to sign up for class email alerts.

Family Friendly Standards

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Today, 4/24/2014
High: 74 Low: 56
Mostly sunny
1% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/25/2014
High: 78 Low: 53
Chance thunderstorms
44% chance of precipitation.