Crittenden Middle School

6158 Jefferson Avenue  •  Newport News, VA 23605  •  Phone: (757) 591-4900  •  Fax: (757) 838-8261

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Felicia Barnett, Principal

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OUR MISSION is to prepare all students to be responsible and successful citizens in our rapidly changing world by encouraging academic excellence in all subjects while emphasizing math, science, and technology. More...

News & Announcements

6th Grade Orientation
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 1-3 PM

Middle School Open House
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 4-7 PM

2015-2016 Supply List

Welcome to Middle School!
Rising 6th Graders- check out more information about becoming a Middle Schooler here!

Summer Reading Project
Summer is a great time to READ!  Check out the NNPS Summer Reading List for Middle School students here. Once you have read your book(s) pick a project from the Summer Reading Project to 'Show What You Know!'.  Be ready to turn your Summer Reading Project in on the FIRST week of school in September!

Be In By 10!
Did you know that Newport News has a curfew for kids under 18?  Check it out here!

Join CMS on FaceBook!
See what's happening, get the latest news and updates from CMS on FaceBook!  Find us at
Follow Mrs Barnett on Twitter!

CMS Paw Prints
The CMS Student Newspaper is back online!  Check it out to see what our students are interested in and writing about!

Interested in Learning to Code?
Cougars participated in the 'One Hour of Code' program through English and other classes.  If you want to learn more about coding, continue working on Blockly at new levels or learn new programs or more JavaScript, this is the spot!

Volunteer Corp:
Students, are you looking for a way to volunteer in your community?  Are you looking for a way to make the world a better place?  Volunteer Corps has many ways for you to help!  You can check out their website, OR check out these special monthly activities!

Are You Ready for STEM?
Check out the STEM page and test yourself. There are video tutorials so that you are ready to start the year right!

Algebra and Geometry Classes?
Is your child taking Algebra or Geometry classes?  Are they struggling?  Algebra and Geometry (as well as Earth Science and HS Spanish) require a different level of rigor- but the study skills that got your exceptional student to the level that they can take such difficult classes will stand them well in becoming successful in these more challenging classes.  Please use the resources for Algebra and Geometry- other resources coming soon.

Bring Your Own Device
Crittenden has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).policy for students and empolyees.

Read the Purple Press!
Stay up-to-date with the latest Cougar Happenings by checking out the Purple Press online newspaper!

CMS Bullying Hotline - (757) 283-7787 x. 22699
Crittenden has a hotline to report bullying. Bullying is NOT tolerated at any Newport News school.

Student Parent School Partnership Form

Free & Reduced Meals Program

Asbestos Management Plan Availability Annual Notification

Magnet Program

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