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

Freshman Welcome Night

NCAA Eligibility Center Workshop

Asbestos Management Plan Availability Annual Notification

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

Crittenden's Got Talent!
Interested in being a part of the Crittenden Talent Show?  Sign up in your Homeroom for after-school auditions on March 17, 19 and 25.  Then be prepared to be AMAZED at Crittenden's Got Talent! March 31st 2:30-4:30pm in the CMS Auditorium.  Cost is FREE to PTA Members!

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.

After School Activities meet on Tuesday, September 23rd.  Activity buses will run at 4:30pm.  For a list of activities check out the clubs and activities page!  For extra help and tutoring, contact your child's teachers.

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

Cleanest Middle School Award!
Congratulations to the Crittenden MS Custodial Staff!  They received the award for the Cleanest NNPS Middle School!  Click to see the award and the AMAZING staff who works so hard on our school!


Crittenden is a Winner in TroyBilt Contest!

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CMS Is Now A Green Zone!
Working with the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, CMS is now a Green Zone. Green Zone is a tangible way to identify behavior and promote positive interaction and overall environment.

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.

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Free & Reduced Meals Program


Magnet Program

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