Southern Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Winter break: Schools (and many FCPS offices) are closed Dec. 20 through Jan. 2.

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    2019: We'll be back in class Thursday Jan. 3.

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  • Winter Reading Challenge

    The Library is sponsoring a Winter Reading Challenge during break. To earn hot chocolate and cookies, students will need to spend a minimum of 3 hours reading and record it on the sheet that will come home next week. The form can also be downloaded on the Library web page. Forms are due by January 4, 2019. Contact Mrs. Smith for more information at: rebecca.smith@fayette.kyschools.us

     

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  • Spartan Dance Team Spring Dance Camp

     

    The Spartan Dance Team is hosting a Spring Dance Camp on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. This event is open to students in grades 1st– 8th. The cost is $20/dancer. Participants will receive a t-shirt and the opportunity to dance at the Boys Basketball Game vs Morton Middle School on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Participants must have a completed permission waiver form. Please contact Coach CynQuesha Jarrell for more information. 

     

     

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  • A Day With Spartan Cheerleaders

    A Day with the Spartan Cheerleaders will be held on Saturday Jan. 19th from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM. The cost is $25. Students must have registration/waiver form and payment must be received no later than Jan. 2, 2019. Child must be between the ages of 5-13 years old to participate.  Participants will receive an SMS cheer shirt and will be able to perform with the Cheerleaders at halftime during the 7th grade boys’ basketball game on Jan. 22nd (child will get free admission to the game that night). Contact Coach Cannon for more information. 

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  • Science Fair Help Needed

    The SMS Science fair will be Monday, January 14, 2019 and we need your help! If you are able to help judge projects, bring lunch/snacks for judges, or help with set up/clean up during the day please sign up using the following google form! https://goo.gl/forms/4JvM5SSo4PbfR3ib2 

    Volunteers will need to complete the FCPS volunteer background check at https://apps.fcps.net/volunteer/

    Thanks in advance for your help!

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  • Tates Creek High School 8th Grade Parent Information Meeting

    The Tates Creek High School Freshman Academy Counselors and Principal invite you, as the parent of an incoming 9thgrade student, to a parent orientation and scheduling information meeting on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM at Tates Creek High School Fuller Theater.

     The Freshmen Academy Counselors and Principal will be meeting to discuss topics such as the transition from middle school to high school, what a block schedule is, 9thgrade course offerings, and an introduction to the Freshman Academy model. We share your desire to remove as much anxiety as possible about this transition and encourage you to join us for this meeting.

     Prior to this meeting, the Tates Creek Freshman Academy counselors will have already been in the middle schools to talk with the 8thgraders themselves, so they do not need to attend this meeting.   Your student should bring home several pieces of literature and a green schedule sheet for you to review and sign. 

     You will find the Tates Creek “Course Directory” located on our website’s homepage if you have any questions about our 9thgrade course offerings: www.tchs.fcps.net

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  • Boy's Basketball Tryouts

    Tryouts for the Boys' Basketball Team will be held as follows: 

    • Wednesday Dec 12--> open gym for 7th graders 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    • Thursday Dec 13 --> open gym for 8th graders 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    • Friday Dec 14 --> try out for 6th graders 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

    • Monday Dec 17 try out 7th and 8th graders 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

    • Tuesday Dec 18 try out 7th and 8th graders 4:00 PM-5:45 PM and then try out 6th graders at 5:45 PM-7:15 PM

    A 2.0 GPA and a physical are required. Contact Coach Moberly or Mrs. Cassie Lewis for further information. 

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  • School Supply Lists for 2018-2019

    Please click here for school supply lists 

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