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Click HERE to learn all about the the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), an important piece of legislation that went into effect on July 1, 2012.

Important News & Upcoming Events (Scroll down for more info): Author visit, Tuesday, 2/9; Hot Cocoa Week 2/23-2/26; 8th grade trip to see Hamilton, Wednesday, 3/23 ...

*Noted Young Adult author Ben Mikaelsen will be visiting South Middle tomorrow, 2/9.  Following a PTA-sponsored breakfast with the staff, he will be conducting grade-level assemblies with each grade to discuss the novels they have read (Touching Spirit Bear, Petey and Tree Girl).

*Student Government will be holding it's annual Hot Cocoa Week beginning Tuesday, February 23. Each morning from Tuesday through Friday Student Government will be selling delicious cups of Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate for $1. Whipped Cream is free.  For an additional $1, students can purchase two Peppermint Splash Sticks to add a bit more flavor to their hot cocoa.  The proceeds from this sale will go to the Harriet Miller Scholarship.  This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of beloved guidance Harriet Miller who championed the importance of female empowerment. It is given to a senior female at South High School who has demonstrated perseverance and tenacity despite socioeconomic and other environmental factors in pursuing her education.

*Click HERE for the Second Quarter Newsletter.

*Letters explaining the teacher derequest policy for the 2016-17 school year have been sent home. Please click on the link that applies to you and your child.

  • Parents of current sixth and seventh grade students click HERE.
  • Parents of incoming sixth graders click HERE.

*As part of SMS Cultural Heritage celebration, students from the World Language and ENL department created original posters that highlighted this year's theme: "Celebrate the Power of Languages."  Click HERE to see the winners.

*The next English seminar dates will be as follows:


Group A = Tuesday, Feb. 23

Group B = Wednesday, Feb. 24

Group A = Tuesday, March 23

Group B = Thursday, March 24

 

*Ms. Kuhn and Mrs. Marr are honored to share that The Rebel Pen, South Middle's art and literary magazine, received the rank of EXCELLENT in the 2015 NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) national Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM). The program recognizes students, teachers, and schools for producing exceptional literary magazines. Its mission is to encourage schools to develop literary magazines and seek excellence in writing and school-wide participation in production. Other schools in our area whose literary magazines received the rank of EXCELLENT include Jericho High School, Manhasset High School, and North Shore High School.  South Middle is in fine company!  Congratulations to our Rebel Pen staff and student contributors. A special thanks to South Middle parents, teachers, and administrators for encouraging and nurturing our student contributors.

*The eighth grade trip to see Broadway sensation Hamilton will be on Wednesday, March 23.  Click HERE for the permission slip.

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*The South Middle Theatre Company has a new web page that is currently under construction; it may be found HERE.  Information updates will be posted regularly via the Google classroom that has been set up for our school musical, Oliver.

*Click HERE to see view Middleview, South Middle's newspaper. 

*CBS Channel 2 was at SMS on Thursday, 12/11/14, to do a story on our morning news show. The reporter was delighted that she had the opportunity along with her cameraman to spend two hours in our school.  Click here to see the story.

Resource Centers
Homework Center  Room 622/624
Math Center Room 803
Foreign Language Center Room 404
Library  
Test Days (Primary/Secondary)(2015-16)
English  Wednesday/Friday
Mathematics Tuesday/Thursday
Science Monday/Wednesday
Social Studies Friday/Tuesday
World Languages Thursday/Monday

 

 

Extra Help Schedule (2015-16)
English Tuesday
Mathematics Monday
Science Thursday
Social Studies Thursday
World Languages Wednesday
 
 
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