I wanted to take this opportunity to share some of the wonderful accolades we have received. We will share more at the Christmas Breakfast on Friday. Thanks again for this colossal Team Effort of demonstrating excellence and leadership!…
“Congratulations to you and your entire staff!!! Please pass along my praise to all. You make us proud!!! Thank you for your leadership,” ~Dr. Tina Calderone, School Board Chairman
“It is wonderful for Dr. Coleman, the school and the Casselberry community J!!!!! Very proud and excited for South Seminole Middle School and the hard work and dedication with this leadership program. Thank you Mia and your administration/teachers for working so hard and making great choices for our students. We are blessed to have you!” ~ Mayor Charlene Glancy
“So very proud of this amazing learning community! Well deserved😀🎉 “~ Betsy Wierda, Covey Consultant
“We are so excited and proud of all that you, your team, and your children are doing and continue to do! You are the mentors, the leaders and the role model of The Leader in Me in our middle schools. Thank you for your partnership, vision and passion to empower student owned learning and achievement. Looking forward to celebrating with you all at the symposium. Congratulations!!!” ~ June Kletzel, Covey Consultant
“Congratulations! This is fantastic!!! Well done everyone. You guys make us so proud to be a part of this city.” ~ Andy Searles, Adult Lighthouse & Community Leader
“This is the latest and GREATEST from South Seminole Middle School. We can all be proud to have this school of our community. It is truly one-of-a-kind in that it is the only grade 6 through 8 school that has a Lighthouse designation in the world. Congratulations to Mia and her awesome crew!” ~ Bill Hufford, Adult Lighthouse & Community Leader
“I just wanted to congratulate you all on becoming a Lighthouse School! What an honor, especially being the first 6-8 school world wide! We have embraced the Leader In Me here at Highlands and I absolutely love teaching these life long habits to my students! Come visit us anytime and we would love to maybe visit you all soon one day too! ” ~Karin Kraftchick
Continue to STORM, Hurricanes!
WILDLY IMPORTANT GOALS FOR 15-16
Goal 1: Each Quarter, 70% of SSMS students will pass the ELA exam with a “C” or above
Goal 2: SSMS will reduce the number of students who miss five or more days of school during the year by 50%
Goal 3: SSMS will reduce the number of referrals which result in ISS and OSS by 10%
BEGINNING WITH THE END IN MIND!
LEADER IN ME UPDATES
Leading Through Service!
CLICK HERE for SSMS Community Outreach-FIT-Care Cabin
Thanks to Global Leadership, Lighthouse, Harry Potter Club, Spanish Club and SGA for supporting the Sheriff’s Christmas Village to help provide a brighter holiday for children in foster care, as well as those who have faced abuse or neglect.
CLICK HERE for more information about the Sheriff Office “Christmas Village” Toy Drive
Upcoming Dates: Leadership Symposium; January 19-21
PBS STORMS! Please view the PBS and AIP weekly update links below. There are changes noted in the PBS Update due to Mr. Motley being out.
Click here for the 12-11-15 PBS updates
No AIP update this week.
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TEACHER SHOUT OUTS!!!
Way to Lead BETA Ms. Hernandez, Mr. DeJesus-Colon & Ms. Downey
Congratulations to Ms. Hunziker for being recognized as January Teacher of the Month-Greater Sanford Reg. Chamber of Commerce
A huge SHOUT OUT to Chief Jackson and the Hurricane Cadets for a phenomenal show of Leadership in the Sanford Parade!
2015 – 2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORNER
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eCampus Leadership Lessons
- Reminder: Culturally Relevant Training on December 17th at 2:30 pm in the Media Center
- Reminder: Math, Sci & ELA CRT PLC training on December 16th at 2:30 pm in Media Center
- The Secondary Grading Window for Semester 1 will open for grade input by 11:00 PM on December 15, 2015. The grading window will remain open throughout the winter break. All grades must be entered by Noon on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
Sharpen the Saw Hurricanes !