Southern Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky


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  • SMS Recognition Ceremonies

    May 30, 2018:

    6th Grade- 9:15 AM in SMS Gymnasium

    7th Grade- 11:00 AM  in SMS Gymnasium 

    8th Grade- 6:00 PM in Tates Creek High School Gymnasium

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  • Library Books Now Due

    All library books were due May 18th. Please check with your student about returning books as soon as possible. An email from the library will be sent out on Monday afternoon with an update about books still checked out. Contact Becky Smith with any questions at or call 381-3582.

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  • Camp Real 2018

    Parents! Looking for a fun summer experience for your middle schooler? The Department of Parks and Recreation and Fayette County Public Schools will be offering a Recreation Enrichment And Learning summer camp here at Southern Middle School. Please click here for more information. 

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  • Spartan Academy-Incoming 6th Graders

    Please scroll down to the "Highlights" section for more information about our August 2018 Spartan Academy. 

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  • SBDM Elections-Candidate Information

    The SBDM Elections are right around the corner. Voting will take place May 9, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 

    Please click here for more information on the candidates. 

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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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