Useful Links

Useful Links

Places to go, things to do, people to meet......

American College Testing
Official website of ACT -- includes info on ACT Explore test for 8th graders and other useful topics for parents and students.

Bully Free West Virginia
WV Bully-Free was launched in July 2011 by Fairness West Virginia-the statewide LGBT civil rights advocacy organization-and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of West Virginia.

Bullying Awareness Week
Bullying Awareness Week is an opportunity for people at the grassroots level in communities around the world to get involved in this issue, not by waiting for "Someone else" to do something, but rather for us to work together on preventing bullying in our communities through education and awareness.


College Foundation of West Virginia
This organization's website will give you helpful information on career planning, high school planning, college planning, financial aid, and other topics to help prepare for higher education-- and it is designed specifically for West Virginia students! CTMS students will create their personal CFWV account while in middle school. We use resources from this site to help with career awareness, high school preparedness and college readiness. The personal pages will remain active and useful throughout high school.

Connect for Kids
Useful information for parents and students

Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HISTA)

The Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HISTA) is now accepting applications for their program. Current 8th grade students are eligible to apply. Students who are selected and complete this program qualify for academic scholarship to West Virginia University. Applicants should be interested in the fields of health, science or technology and preference is given to students who are of racial or ethnic minorities, economically disadvantaged students and/or first generation college attendees.
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Opportunity for outstanding academic students in grades 2-8. At CTMS, 7th graders with a score of Distinguished in math and/or language arts on the most recent WESTEST are nominated by our school to apply. Other students can self nominate and apply directly by visiting the JHCTY website.

Kid's Health
A variety of information for parents and children about many health topics. Check out the bullying resources!

MTV's A Thin Line
MTV's interactive website designed to educate youth about electronic interactions.

Nation's Report Card
Information about the NAEP test and helpful tools for parents.

On Guard Online
Kids have lots of opportunities for socializing online, but they come with certain risks. Parents can help reduce these risks by talking to kids about making safe, responsible decisions. .

Rachel's Challenge
Official website of Rachel's Challenge organization. CTMS is a Friends of Rachel (FOR) partner school.

Teaching Tolerance
Resources for educators and families. A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

West Virginia Department of Education
Main website for state DoE

WV Children's Health Insurance Plan
Info on health insurance for uninsured children

WV Governor's Schools
Website detailing opportunities for outstanding WV students in math, science and the arts

WV Office of Student Assessment
West Virginia Department of Education website on assessment

WVU Healthy Families, Healthy Children
Promoting healthy relationships, parenting, and financial education

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