Welcome to Southern Middle School

Academic Team Introduction
Mr. Smith introduces the Academic Team at a recent pep rally.
Important information:

* School pictures has arrived. Please ask your student for the packet.

* Plato Recovery Program is Wednesdays after school.  Students who plan to stay after school need to have signed up with Ms. Pack.

11/16/15: Mid-term period ends.  Mid-term progress grade reports will go home on November 20.

* Southern Boys Lacrosse:
Southern is in the process of starting a boys lacrosse team. This will be a club sport sponsored by Becky Smith and coached by Justin Otto. If your son is interested in joining this team, pick up an information packet and sign up in the library. Contact Mrs. Smith by email or call school. All players will need to have a Sports Physical to play.  Parent meeting is November 12th at 6:00 in Library.

* Spirit Wear
Our Spirit Wear vendor is Hi5Prints - the store is always open online and $3 of every shirt comes back to SMS! The website is http://app.hi5prints.com/sms Click the link for more information about ordering and shipping from Hi5Prints.

* Attention Parents:
The Dress Code Policy for the 2015-2016 has been updated.  Several changes have been made so more focus can be on instruction and student achievement.
* Playing sports in 2015-2016?
Any student planning to try out for a sports team will need to have a current Athletic Sports Physical. The form has been updated since last year. Open the link "General Adminstrative Forms" then open
"MS01...Middle School Physical Form"

*Southern Films - Commercials: Southern Films can make commercials! If you own a local business and would like a television commercial produced for it, consider hiring Southern Films. For more information contact Mr. Keaton at duane.keaton@fayette.kyschools.us

* Free online Homework Help is offered by the Lexington Public Library for most subject areas. All you need is a Library card and your pin number to connect with a professional tutor.

Staff Spotlight
Lisa Hager
Annie L’Esperance, Ryan King and Cari Cornett