Southern Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky


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  • Girls basketball tryouts

    Tryouts will be held on: 

    6th Grade: October 19 from 6-8 pm
    7th/8th Grade:  October 20 from 6-8 pm
    Please fill out this form if you are interested in trying out. A current physical is required. 
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  • Attention 8th grade students - high school information

    The application period for the majority of high school program options for the 2021-22 school year is currently in progress. The application window is from Aug. 15 to Oct. 7, 2020 for the following school year.  It is not a first-come, first-served system. Applications may be submitted anytime during the window, and all receive equal consideration. 

    The online application is found on the FCPS website.  All applicants will get word in mid-January that they are either accepted, wait-listed, or declined. If your family does not hear anything by the end of January, please email the special programs staff.  The special programs application website has a list of programs that can be seen by clicking on View Programs.

    Lafayette pre-engineering open house

    There will be a Virtual Open House for students interested in the Lafayette Pre-Engineering Program for 9th grade for the 2021-2022 year.

    This will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. via ZOOM

    In the event that your family is unable to join the meeting, the recording of the open house will be posted on the Lafayette Pre-Engineering webpage after Sept. 16.

    STEAM Academy Virtual Open Houses

    Dates:  Sept. 22 and 29

    Time:  12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

    Please RSVP for STEAM Academy Open House and obtain zoom link

    More information for parents 

    International Baccalaureate Programme Information Night

    Tates Creek High School is having an information night for parents/guardians interested in learning more about the International Baccalaureate Programme on Sept. 29. 


    Locust Trace AgriScience Center

    The application for the 2021-22 Locust Trace 8th grade is now available.

    The new application DOES require students to upload a letter of recommendation, so students should secure their letters as soon as possible.

    The deadline for the application is November 1 - spots fill quickly! 

    SCAPA at the Bluegrass

    Information from the Sept. 10 meeting is available here




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  • Girls on the run

    Check out the Girls on the Run club page for information about the fall 2020 session. 

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  • NTI/2DL

    Check out our NTI/2DL channel for technology support, information for logging into Canvas, Infinite Campus and more. For help getting Chromebooks ready for distance learning, follow the steps on this PDF,  "Be Canvas Ready" before the first day of the 2020-2021 school year.  

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  • School supply list

    The 2020-2021 school supply list is available online under "Family Resources" on the Families channel. 

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