Southern Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky


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  • 2018-19 registration: The Fayette County Preschool application window is open; visit for details. Also, families can enroll kindergarteners and other new students during the April sign-up period. Visit for instructions.

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  • Book Fair Now Open

    Book Fair

    The Book Fair opens today and will run through this Friday, April 20th. There are fabulous books and goodies on sale. Students may shop before school and are always welcome during the day with a pass.

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  • Book Fair Breakfast

    Our book fair starts next Monday and we will have our Book Fair Breakfast on Wednesday, April 18th, at 7:45 AM. Please RSVP to Mr. Jarvis at Chase Minnifield, local football star and mentor, will be speaking at the breakfast. We are looking forward to having a great turnout and showing our students how important reading is!

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  • Pre-Order Your Yearbook Now! (updated 3/28/18)

    The School yearbook goes on sale starting this Monday, 3/26/18 and will continue through April 10th (pre-order for $25). Orders after April 10th through the April 16th are $30. The yearbook committee will have a table set up in the front office at 8:35 AM-8:50 AM all next week.

    You can also purchase yearbooks online. Click here for details. 

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  • Nominations for Southern Middle SBDM

    The SMS PTSA is now accepting nominations for the Southern Middle School SBDM Council.  Nominations will be accepted now until April 23rd.  This council is a key part of our school community. Please take the time to review this information here and consider serving on this council.

    Election: The election will be held by ballot on May 9th from 8 AM to 9:30 AM and from 4 PM – 5:30 PM.


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  • The Book Fair Is Coming!

    The Spring Book Fair will be held April 16th-20th in the school library. Parent volunteers are needed to help with sales each morning from 8:30-9:15 AM. Please click here to sign up to help. 

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    ESS Information- The ESS/Plato permission slips have been mailed. In order to participate the permission slips must be turned in by Friday, March 30th to Ms. Pack in room 305. Permission slips will not be taken late. If you need a copy please contact Ms. Pack or someone in the front office. Students are required to stay after school Tuesday- Thursday, beginning April 10th for three weeks from 4:00-5:00 PM. 

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  • Intramurals

    Intramurals will be changing from wiffleball to soccer for all students starting Monday, January 22, 2018.  Please report at 7:30 AM to participate.    

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  • Muffins With The Misses

    Southern will be hosting a Muffins with the Misses on Friday, January 26th! This will take place in the SMS cafeteria from 8:00-8: 30 AM, and is open to all moms, grandmas, aunts, big sisters, or any “Ms.” who plays a positive role in the life of an SMS student. Please RSVP by email ( and we look forward to seeing you on the 26th!

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