SMS School Daily Announcements

September 17, 2019

 There will be NO horse judging tomorrow!

 

Girls Basketball Conditioning for will be October 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 9th. Times will be released later.  Girls Basketball tryouts will be October 15th and 16th from 3:15- 5:15

 

Boys Soccer practice will be Monday-Thursday from 3:15-4:15.

 

Girls soccer will be Wednesday’s and Thursday’s from 3:15-4:15.

 

SMS Coding Club will be today in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

 

We will be having a SCHOOL DANCE on September 26th from 3:00-5:00.  This will be in support of athletics here at SMS.

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

September 16, 2019

School Pictures will be taken tomorrow.  Students, please make sure you bring your money or On-Line Confirmation code if you plan to purchase.  Teachers make sure you look at the schedule on SMS.

 

 There will be NO horse judging this week!

 

We will be having a SCHOOL DANCE on September 26th from 3:00-5:00.  This will be in support of athletics here at SMS.

 

Boys Soccer practice will be Monday-Thursday from 3:15-4:15.

 

Girls soccer will be Wednesday’s and Thursday’s from 3:15-4:15

 

Chess club will meet after school today till 4PM in the Library.

 

SMS Coding Club will begin tomorrow in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

 

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

September 13, 2019

Donations for the Bahamas are due today. We will be collecting water, clothes, toiletries, diapers, formula, etc...

 

Homecoming Voting will be held today and results will be announced at the end of school. Posters must be taken down by the end of school.

 

Electronic devices ie: cell phones, ipads, earbuds, earphones, gameboys, etc.  should not be out in between classes nor in route to and from lunch.

You may only have them out in the cafeteria at breakfast and lunch and after the afternoon bell at 2:30.

Any items out during the times that they are not allowed will be confiscated and you will receive a referral.

 

School Pictures will be taken Tuesday, Sept. 17th.  Students, please make sure you bring your money or On-Line Confirmation code if you plan to purchase.  Teachers make sure you look at the schedule on SMS.

 

FFA Horse judging on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 in room 713 with Mrs. Check-Cason.

 

Boys Soccer practice will be Monday-Thursday from 3:15-4:15 at the SMS Football Field.  

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM in the Library.

 

Starting Tuesday, Sept 17th after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

September 11, 2019

We will be collecting water, clothes, toiletries, diapers, formula, etc...to send to the Bahamas. Please bring in donations by Friday, September 13th, if you would like to help!

 

Homecoming Voting will be held Friday and results will be announced at the end of school. Posters must be taken down by the end of school on Friday.

 

Spanish students - remember your project is due tomorrow and Friday. Be ready to present it and get a good grade.

 

Teachers and staff, you are welcome to attend during your planning period.

 

 Boys soccer conditioning this week will be Monday through Thursday 3:15 to 4:15 this week

 

DATE CHANGE:  Starting Tuesday, Sept 17th after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

 

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

September 9, 2019

Congratulations to the following candidates for Homecoming!

8th - Princesses and Princes

Ragan Chauncey, Joslyn Livingston, Brayli Oliver, Cambree Poole, Kiera Hurst, Shelby Clayton, Kaden McKire, Leo Musgrove, Mason Cameron, Clayton Senea, Xaedyn Kirkland,

Madison McMillan, Macey Cameron, Hylan Hurst, Lamiah Martinez, Brooklyn Gaylord, Preston Baker and Tayah Johnson

7th and 6th Attendants

7th - Kate Kirby, Kamryn Bush, Pacia Carroll, Kimberly Lindblade, Natalie Combs

6th - Courtney Gilbert, Lera Putnal, Yuridia Gomaz Ramos

Gracie Watley,Emma Acree

Voting will be held on Friday and results will be announced at the end of school. Posters can start being put up today before school and must be taken down by the end of school on Friday.  

STUDENTS ---  Please leave your stuffed animals at home.  They are a distraction to class!!!!

 

FFA HORSE JUDGING PRACTICE WILL TAKE PLACE EVERY WEDNESDAY IN ROOM 713 IN THE 8TH GRADE HALLWAY.  MEETING IS FROM 3 to 4 p.m.

Students remember to bring your Chromebooks charged everyday. The media center WILL NOT check out a new computer to any student who already has a Chromebook checked out. It is not the responsibility of your teacher/library, to furnish you a new computer/charger because you didn't bring you Chromebook, or did not charge it. If you break your computer or have problems, bring your Chromebook to the media center. The Chromebook will be placed on the IT cart, and you will be given a replacement...this is the only exception. :)

 Boys soccer conditioning this week will be Monday through Thursday 3:15 to 4:15 this week

Girls soccer will be tomorrow from 3:15-4:15

This will be on the soccer fields behind the school.  Just a reminder, this is conditioning, NOT tryouts. You need a completed physical packet to participate.

 The chess club will meet today after school in the library until 4pm.

September 6, 2019 

If you turned in a Homecoming Form you will be notified by the end of the day if you qualify.  More information will be given later.

 

Congratulations to the girl’s volleyball team on defeating Lake City last night in three sets.  Outstanding serving performances were made by Haley Law with 14 service points and 4 aces along with Sanette Salisbury with 10 service points and 5 aces.  The girls will travel to Madison on Monday to take on the Cowgirls.  Good luck girls!

 

Students remember to bring your Chromebooks charged everyday. The media center WILL NOT check out a new computer to any student who already has a Chromebook checked out. It is not the responsibility of your teacher/library, to furnish you a new computer/charger because you didn't bring you Chromebook, or did not charge it. If you break your computer or have problems, bring your Chromebook to the media center. The Chromebook will be placed on the IT cart, and you will be given a replacement...this is the only exception. :)

 

 

FFA HORSE JUDGING PRACTICE WILL TAKE PLACE EVERY WEDNESDAY IN ROOM 713 IN THE 8TH GRADE HALLWAY.  MEETING IS FROM 3 to 4 p.m.

 

 

If you are interested in playing Boys or Girls Soccer, conditioning will start today from 3:15-4:15 at the SMS Football Field.  You MUST have a COMPLETED physical packet to attend.

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

 

DATE CHANGE:  Starting Tuesday, Sept 17th after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

 

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

September 4, 2019

 

 

 

 

Homecoming Forms are available in the front office for 6th & 7th Grade Girls for Attendants and 8th Grade Boys & Girls for Prince and Princess!  Please stop by to pick one up if you are interested.  Forms MUST BE TURNED IN by Thursday, September 5th by 12:30 NOON --- NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

 

Students remember to bring your Chromebooks charged everyday. The media center WILL NOT check out a new computer to any student who already has a Chromebook checked out. It is not the responsibility of your teacher/library, to furnish you a new computer/charger because you didn't bring you Chromebook, or did not charge it. If you break your computer or have problems, bring your Chromebook to the media center. The Chromebook will be placed on the IT cart, and you will be given a replacement...this is the only exception. :)

 

 

If you are interested in playing Boys or Girls Soccer, conditioning will start on Thursday, 3:15-4:15 at the SMS Football Field.  You MUST have a COMPLETED physical packet to attend.

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

 

DATE CHANGE:  Starting Tuesday, Sept 17th after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

September 3, 2019

Homecoming Forms are available in the front office for 6th & 7th Grade Girls for Attendants and 8th Grade Boys & Girls for Prince and Princess!  Please stop by to pick one up if you are interested.  Forms MUST BE TURNED IN by Thursday, September 5th by 12:30 NOON --- NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

If you are interested in playing Boys or Girls Soccer, conditioning will start on Thursday, 3:25-4:15 at the SMS Football Field.  You MUST have a COMPLETED physical packet to attend.

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

 

DATE CHANGE:  Starting Tuesday, Sept 17th after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

 August 29, 2019

Our first SMS Football game is tonight against Lake City Middle School at 6:30 at Langford Stadium.  Ticket prices are: Ages 4-7 - $3.00 and Ages 4 and up are $5.00.  Plan to come out and support the team!!!

 

Soccer players wishing to play Soccer this season need to make sure they have an up-to-date Physical.  If you played last year you will need a new one!

 

FCA tomorrow will meet morning at 7:35 in the Media Center for teachers and students.

 

The Film Production team is holding auditions for this season of Needmore Unicorns on Youtube today from 3-5 pm in Mrs. Dean's room (410). Stop by if you still need information.

 

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

 

Starting Tuesday, Sept 3rd after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

 

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

 

Reminder of other policies

 

Tardy Hall Policy

Any student arriving after the morning (8:00)/class bell rings will be sent directly to Tardy Hall.  After the 4th tardy student will receive a referral.

 

Lunch Policy

Students WILL NOT be called from the cafeteria OR class to receive lunch.  This MUST BE arranged beforehand and student will come during his/her scheduled lunchtime instead of going to the cafeteria.  Parent must REMAIN with student while they eat lunch outside the office on the picnic tables.  This is ONLY FOR YOUR CHILD (no friends).  If student is late coming in from lunch they will be sent to Tardy Hall for the remainder of that period.

 

Student Messages

NO MESSAGE will be taken over the phone to be given to a student.  Parent or someone on the student emergency form must come in.  This is for the student’s protection!

 

Sign Out

ABSOLUTELY no one will be allowed to sign out a student unless the person is on his or her emergency form.  Please remember to bring in your ID for verification!  This cannot be done over the phone.  Forms are sent home with your child the first week of school.  If you DO NOT receive one they are available in the front office.

 

Cell Phone Policy

Cell phones can be out before school til 8:00, during student’s lunch time and after school at 2:30.  Only other times are if the teacher has given permission during their class time.

August 28, 2019

There will be NO VOLLEYBALL practice today.

 

Our first SMS Football game will be this Thursday against Lake City Middle School at 6:30 at Langford Stadium.  Please wear Green & White to support our team!!

 

Soccer players wishing to play Soccer this season need to make sure they have an up-to-date Physical.  If you played last year you will need a new one!

 

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

 

Starting Tuesday, Sept 3rd after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

 

 

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

August 23, 2019

ANY STUDENT that has not turned in their Emergency Form need to bring to the office.  If you did not receive one PLEASE stop by the front desk to pick one up!  These MUST be turned in so that we have current addresses and phone numbers!

Soccer players wishing to play Soccer this season need to make sure they have an up-to-date Physical.  If you played last year you will need a new one!

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

Starting Tuesday, Sept 3rd after school, the SMS Coding Club will begin meeting in Mrs. Neil’s room (1205) until 4pm.

See Mrs. Neil for more information and to pick up the Parent Information Page.

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

Please remember Dress Code will be strictly enforced.  Beginning Tuesday a referral will be written for any violations.

                                Reminder of other policies

Tardy Hall Policy

Any student arriving after the morning (8:00)/class bell rings will be sent directly to Tardy Hall.  After the 4th tardy student will receive a referral.

Lunch Policy

Students WILL NOT be called from the cafeteria OR class to receive lunch.  This MUST BE arranged beforehand and student will come during his/her scheduled lunchtime instead of going to the cafeteria.  Parent must REMAIN with student while they eat lunch outside the office on the picnic tables.  This is ONLY FOR YOUR CHILD (no friends).  If student is late coming in from lunch they will be sent to Tardy Hall for the remainder of that period.

Student Messages

NO MESSAGE will be taken over the phone to be given to a student.  Parent or someone on the student emergency form must come in.  This is for the student’s protection!

Sign Out

ABSOLUTELY no one will be allowed to sign out a student unless the person is on his or her emergency form.  Please remember to bring in your ID for verification!  This cannot be done over the phone.  Forms are sent home with your child the first week of school.  If you DO NOT receive one they are available in the front office.

Cell Phone Policy

Cell phones can be out before school til 8:00, during student’s lunch time and after school at 2:30.  Only other times are if the teacher has given permission during their class time.

August 22, 2019

ANY STUDENT that has not turned in their Emergency Form need to bring to the office first thing in the morning.  If you did not receive one PLEASE stop by the front desk to pick one up!  These MUST be turned in so that we have current addresses and phone numbers!

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

Chromebook Sleeves are available in the front office for $10.00

Please remember Dress Code will be strictly enforced.  

August 21, 2019

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

Please remember Dress Code will be strictly enforced.  

August 20, 2019

Chess club will meet on Mondays after school till 4PM, beginning September 9th. Please sign up and pick up your permission form from Mr. Phillips at room 616.

Students and staff...all students that have returned their pink permission slips should now have their Chromebooks. If any student has their permission form signed, and has not yet received their Chromebook, please allow them to come to the media center tomorrow.

Students...remember it is your responsibility to fully charge your Chromebooks at home, EVERY evening.

Please remember Dress Code will be strictly enforced.  

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