Q. Does Carver students wear uniforms?
A. No. Carver students do not wear uniforms. We do however follow the dress code outlined in the Lake County Schools Code of Student Conduct. You may review the Code of Student Conduct.
Q. What is the cell phone policy for Carver?
A. The Lake County School Board recognizes that students and families may require the use of cell phones before or after school. Cell phones MUST be turned off, out of sight, and not in use on school grounds at any time during the school day or during dismissal (8:50-4:15). If a student needs to use the phone, they must go to the main office or their grade level office to use the phone. Cell phones are prohibited in the car rider line and in the bus loop area. Students that carry a cell phone on campus must remember it is solely their responsibility to keep up with their phone. Carver Middle will not be held responsible for any lost or stolen cell phones. Students are also prohibited from wearing headphones, earbuds or air pods.
Q. Are students allowed to carry backpacks/bookbags?
A. Backpacks (book bags) may be brought to school, but must be left in the locker during the school day. Students are permitted to carry sling bags throughout the school day.
Q. Are students allowed to have parties or bring food for other students?
A. Class parties are not allowed in school. Food, drinks, ice, snacks, gum, candy, etc. are NOT allowed in classrooms. No food may be ordered from outside vendors to be delivered to the school. Parents are not allowed to bring food, snacks or drinks for students other than their own.
Q. Does Carver provide breakfast?
A. Yes. Students who are interested in breakfast can report to the cafeteria at 8:50 when the gate opens. For the 2018-2019 school year, every student received free breakfast and lunch.
Q. What time does school begin?
A. School begins at 9:20 and ends at 4:00 p.m (Wednesday 3:00 pm). We have several bells that the students will need to listen for. When students arrive on campus, they either go to the gym - 6th & 7th graders, the picnic area - 8th graders, or to the cafeteria - all students interested in eating breakfast. The 1st bell rings at 9:05 a.m releasing them to their homeroom class. The tardy bell rings at 9:20 a.m in which our school day begins at that time. We begin our staggered dismissal around 4:00 p.m. Students need to know how they will get home each day.
Q. Can my student ride a bicycle to school?
A. Yes. Students are allowed to ride their bicycle to school. They must use the walker's gate off of Beecher Street and can not ride on campus. They must use the bicycle rack to park their bicycle and they must have their own chain and lock. Carver Middle will not be held responsible for any lost or stolen bicycles.