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South Middle School

Daily Announcements 2018-2019



December 6, 2018-

Student Government-   Student Government officers only, will meet today, after school in room 201.

Discount Card Fundraiser-  Discount Cards are available for sale, $12.00 each.  Flyers/Order forms were previously sent home.  If you are interested in purchasing, please send cash or checks payable to South Middle School PTG.  The cards can be used until December 2019 and make a wonderful gift for the holidays!

Lifetouch Picture Re-take Day- Thursday, December 6, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time Production- Come see A Wrinkle in Time at SMS, Thursday, December 6th and Friday December 7th at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for senior citizens and students 12 years and younger.  Tickets may be purchased at the door!

Winter Break-  Last day of school, Friday, December 21, 2018.  Schools will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2019.  Happy Holidays!

 

December 3, 2018-

Lifetouch Picture Re-take Day- Thursday, December 6, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time Production- Come see A Wrinkle in Time at SMS, Thursday, December 6th and Friday December 7th at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for senior citizens and students 12 years and younger.  Tickets may be purchased at the door!

Winter Break-  Last day of school, Friday, December 21, 2018.  Schools will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2019.  Happy Holidays!

 

November 5 - November 8, 2018-

Modified Girls Basketball-  Coach Santana will be holding an informational meeting at Heritage Middle School gym on Thursday, November 8th.

Modified Boys Basketball-  Coach McAllister and Coach Geyer will be holding an informational meeting at NFA Main on Thursday, November 8th at 3:30 p.m.

Winter Wrestiling-  Attention all modified 7th and 8th grade students.  Winter wrestling season is here!  Please obtain all yellow slips prior to Friday, November 9th.  Tryouts will begin on Tuesday, November 13th from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Temple Hill Academy (Wenzel).

Thanksgiving Food Drive-  Do you have a heart to give to others?  Please donate food to South Middle School's Thanksgiving Food Drive!  Collections will begin on Friday, October 19th, during homeroom and continue each Friday, through November 16th.  Please bring non-perishable food items, beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes...you name it!!  Flyers will be distributed to all students.  Thank you.

Lost and Found-  Lost and found items are located in the back of the Auditorium.

 

Friday, October 26, 2018-

Student Government Results- the election results are in!!  Grade 6 representatives are Alexandria Crawford and Grace Musante.  In grade 8, Jerry Espinoza was unchallenged.  The grade 7 representatives with the most votes was Christian Ferrera.  There was a three way tie for the second spot and there will be a re-election today, Friday, October 26th.  The three way tie on today's ballot will be Thomas Giorgianni, Kaley Slader and Taylor Chiaramonte.  The first meeting will be held on Monday, October 29th.  Congratulations to the elected representatives and good luck to today's candidates!

JV and Freshmen Boy's Basketball Tryouts-  Tryouts will be held on Monday, November 5th at NFA-Main Boy's Gym, 5:00 p.m. sharp for an 7th and 8th grade boys wishing to play JV or Freshmen Basketball.  You MUST have a yellow slip and have passed the Athletic Placement Process (APP) in order to try out.  APP dates are October 29th and 30th at 3:00 p.m. on the NFA-Main track.  You must have a yellow slip in order to take the APP, NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you have any questions, contact Coach Stanton or Coach Robinson through the Athletic Department at NFA-Main.

Sports Meeting-  Coach Santana will be holding a meeting at NFA Main on Monday, October 29, 2018 for anyone interested in trying out for Varsity, Junior Varsity or Freshmen Girls Basketball. 

Thanksgiving Food Drive-  Do you have a heart to give to others?  Please donate food to South Middle School's Thanksgiving Food Drive!  Collections will begin on Friday, October 19th, during homeroom and continue each Friday, through November 16th.  Please bring non-perishable food items, beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes...you name it!!  Flyers will be distributed to all students.  Thank you.

Lost and Found-  Lost and found items are located in the back of the Auditorium.

 

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018-

JV and Freshmen Boy's Basketball Tryouts-  Tryouts will be held on Monday, November 5th at NFA-Main Boy's Gym, 5:00 p.m. sharp for an 7th and 8th grade boys wishing to play JV or Freshmen Basketball.  You MUST have a yellow slip and have passed the Athletic Placement Process (APP) in order to try out.  APP dates are October 29th and 30th at 3:00 p.m. on the NFA-Main track.  You must have a yellow slip in order to take the APP, NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you have any questions, contact Coach Stanton or Coach Robinson through the Athletic Department at NFA-Main.

Ski and Snowboard Informational Meeting:  Thursday, October 2, 2018 at 2:15 p.m., in the cafeteria, with Mr. Wenzel.  This meeting is for students who are interested in Ski and Snowboarding and did not attend Mondays informational meeting.

Sports Meeting-  Coach Santana will be holding a meeting at NFA Main on Monday, October 29, 2018 for anyone interested in trying out for Varsity, Junior Varsity or Freshmen Girls Basketball.

Student Government-  Student government will not meet this week.  Elections are Thursday, 10/25 at lunch time. First meeting is next Monday, October 29th.

Jazz Band Rehearsal-  Jazz band rehearsals will begin today, Wednesday, October 24th.  There will be a 15 minute meeting, promptly at 2:15, followed by rehearsal.

My Brothers Keeper-  There will be a meeting today after school, Wednesday, October 24th, for grade 6 only, in room 222.

Thanksgiving Food Drive-  Do you have a heart to give to others?  Please donate food to South Middle School's Thanksgiving Food Drive!  Collections will begin on Friday, October 19th, during homeroom and continue each Friday, through November 16th.  Please bring non-perishable food items, beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes...you name it!!  Flyers will be distributed to all students.  Thank you.

Set Construction Crew-  Set construction crew will meet and work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in L-13.

Play Rehearsal-  Play rehearsal will take place this week in the Dance Studio.

Lost and Found-  Lost and found items are located in the back of the Auditorium.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018-

Half Day for Students-   today, Wednesday, October 17, 2018.  Staff Development Day, half day for students.  Dismissal will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m. 

Math Team Meet-  Congratulations to the SMS Math Team for taking first place at yesterday's math meet against Heritage, Wallkill and Valley Central.  Congratulations to Eric Zheng, Rylee Merli, Isabelle Tammone, Emily Ramirez and Waleski Nowak.

Student Government-  Applications will be available for Student Government in the cafeteria, during lunch times.  Each grade will elect two grade level representatives on Thursday, October 25th.

Ski and Snowboarders-  Attention ski and snowboarders.  It's that time of the year again!  There will be an informational meeting on Monday, October 22nd, in the cafeteria, right after dismissal.  If you cannot make the meeting, please see Mr. Wenzel during your lunch period.

Boys Blue Modified Soccer-  the boys blue modified team beat Goshen 7-3 on Tuesday, 1/16.  Standout players were Tudor Wolfson, Julian Angel, Chris Vargas and Dennis Ayala.

Thanksgiving Food Drive-  Do you have a heart to give to others?  Please donate food to South Middle School's Thanksgiving Food Drive!  Collections will begin on Friday, October 19th, during homeroom and continue each Friday, through November 16th.  Please bring non-perishable food items, beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes...you name it!!  Flyers will be distributed to all students.  Thank you.

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018-

Half Day for Students-    Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Staff Development Day, half day for students.  Dismissal will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m.  

Modified Boys Soccer GOLD-  game and practice is cancelled today, Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  The game on Thursday, October 18, 2018 is at Valley Central Middle School.

Lifetouch Picture Day-  Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Student photo day.  Picture packet envelopes will be sent home soon with purchase information.  Retakes will take place on December 6, 2018.

Math Team-   Math Meet today.  All students should meet in the Auditorium at 2:15 p.m. today.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018:

A Wrinkle in Time Production Rehearsal-  The first rehearsal for A Wrinkle in time will be held on Wednesday, October 3rd.  WE WILL NOT BE HAVING REHEARSAL ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2ND.

TAP After-School Program-  The Boys and Girls Club TAP After-School Program begins on October 15th.  Applications are now available in the main office.  Remember to return your application as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Rolon in the TAP Office.  Thank you.

SMS Open House-  SMS Open House will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Please come out to see all of the exciting things happening in our classrooms.  During Open House, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences, which will be held on November 28, 2018 and December 12, 2018.

Lifetouch Picture Day-  Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Student photo day.  Picture packet envelopes will be sent home soon with purchase information.  Retakes will take place on December 6, 2018.

Math Team Practice-  There will be a math team practice after school on Wednesday, October 3rd and Thursday, October 4th.  The practice days are not mandatory, but please try to make at least one practice.

 

Monday, October 1, 2018:

A Wrinkle in Time Production Rehearsal-  The first rehearsal for A Wrinkle in time will be held on Wednesday, October 3rd.  WE WILL NOT BE HAVING REHEARSAL ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2ND.

TAP After-School Program-  The Boys and Girls Club TAP After-School Program begins on October 15th.  Applications are now available in the main office.  Remember to return your application as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Rolon in the TAP Office.  Thank you.

SMS Open House-  SMS Open House will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Please come out to see all of the exciting things happening in our classrooms.  During Open House, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences, which will be held on November 28, 2018 and December 12, 2018.

Lifetouch Picture Day-  Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Student photo day.  Picture packet envelopes will be sent home soon with purchase information.

Math Team Practice-  There will be a math team practice after school on Wednesday, October 3rd and Thursday, October 4th.  The practice days are not mandatory, but please try to make at least one practice.

 

Friday, September 28, 2018-

TAP After-School Program-

The Boys and Girls Club TAP After-School Program begins on October 15th.  Applications are now available in the main office.  Remember to return your application as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Rolon in the TAP Office.  Thank you.

SMS Open House-  SMS Open House will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Please come out to see all of the exciting things happening in our classrooms.  During Open House, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences, which will be held on November 28, 2018 and December 12, 2018.

Lifetouch Picture Day-  Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Student photo day.  Picture packet envelopes will be sent home soon with purchase information.

Math Team Practice-  There will be a math team practice after school on Tuesday, October 2nd and Thursday, October 4th.  The practice days are not mandatory, but please try to make at least one practice.

Girls Modified Volleyball Practice-  Girls Modified Volleyball Practice for both blue and gold teams has been cancelled for today, Friday, September 28th.

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018-

Play Auditions-

If you signed up for the fall play and you selected to stay after on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, please meet Ms. Curtis in the Auditorium, directly after school. You must have a signed form to attend.

TAP After-School Program-

The Boys and Girls Club TAP After-School Program begins on October 15th.  Applications are now available in the main office.  Remember to return your application as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Rolon in the TAP Office.  Thank you.

Math Team Meeting-

There will be a math team meeting with Ms. Vazquez on Thursday, September 27th in room 109.

Tennis Meeting-

There will be a mandatory tennis meeting for any boy in grades 6-12, interested in playing tennis this school year.  The meeting will be in the NFA Main Lecture Hall on Wednesday, September 26th.  Varsity meeting will take place from 2:30-3:00 and JV/Modified meeting will take place from 3:00-3:30.  Parents are encouraged to attend if possible.  Again, this meeting is mandatory.

 

 

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