SSMS was recognized as the first 6th– 8th grade Franklin Covey Certified Lighthouse School in the world
SSMS was recognized as a Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America
smART art competition on Lake Eola Saturday April 23rd: Samantha Mesa – 1st Place for Awesome Artison; Ellie Williams – 2nd place for Best in Show; Hannah Hansen won 1st place for the Drop saver Poster contest for Seminole County; Zalynn Gardner won 1st Place 7th grade in the Drug Free Poster\Calendar Contest; Alexa Murphy won 2nd Place 7th Grade in the Drug Free Poster\Calendar Contest; District Chorus and Band MPA awards
JV Boys Cross Country finished meets undefeated, resulting in Eastern Division Champs; Boys and Girls Basketball both made the Final Four; 6th Grade Girls County Runner Up :Naomi Flowers 800 Meter; 7th Grade Girls County Runner Up :Odette Matsanga 100 Meter; 7th Grade Boys County Runner Up- 4 X 400 Meter Relay: Pedro Agosto, Grayson Ilarraza, Colin O’Toole & John Michael Shircliff ; 8th Grade Girls County Runner Up:4 X 100 Meter Relay-Jemiah Alston, Ayanna Brown, Jasmine Molina & Nayade Ortiz ;200 Meter County Runner Up: Ayanna Brown; Long Jump County Runner Up: Sierra Quast
3rd Place SCPS Middle School County Math Festival; 3rd Place SCPS Middle School Battle of the Books
SCPS County JROTC Awards: Inspection: 2nd SSMS; Drill: 3rd SSMS; Arm Exhibition Drill: 2nd SSMS; Color Guard: 1st SSMS;Team push ups: 1st SSMS;10-100 Relay: 1st SSMS
We Truly STORMED Throughout the year!!!!!! We applaud ALL of You, for it Takes a Village!
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!
As we are working on the marketing and branding of our school, we are looking for input from all stakeholders about the future for SSMS. Please take a few minutes to answer a few questions at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5NRT928
Are you interested in being part of the Lighthouse Team for the 2016-2017? If so, please contact Julie Ciocca.PBS STORMS!
As we wind down the school year, please remember to supervise hallways during transitions via each floor supervision plan.
No PBS or AIP updates this week.Continue to STORM, Hurricanes! TEACHER SHOUT OUTS!!! Shout Out to all the teachers who made the 8th Grade Awards and Ceremony such an great event for our students and their families! Shout Out to Mrs. McLean, Mrs. Strickland, and Ms. Stalker for their extra efforts in organizing the 8th Grade Awards and Ceremony!! Shout Out to Mrs. Egerton and her Chrous Students for a fantastic performance at all three award ceremonies!!! Shout Out to Chief Jackson and his JROTC Color Guard for their part in the Awards! Shout Out to Ms. Hernandez and her Student Government for putting on a great dance for our 8th Graders!!! 2015 – 2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORNER CLICK HERE for Culturally Relevant Teaching Newsletter GROWTH MINDSET! eCampus Leadership Lessons ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Happy New Year Breakfast/Summer Launch- May 27, 2016 in the Media Center; 8am -12pm
- Please remember to notify Ms. Leenen in advance when you have a training, personal day, or any event that can be anticipated and you are going to be out. These past few weeks have been challenging and we need to make sure all classes are covered.
- CLICK HERE for UF/IFAS Free Teacher Workshop: PLANT CAMP 2016
- FDLRS Teaching Students with Disabilities Online Module is available in this short video from DTL at http://www.fl-pda.org. The video link is http://vimeo.com/113935831.