Welcome to Southern Middle School


*God's Pantry Food Drive - We only have one more week left! Please bring in canned food items and drop them in your team's barrel.  (No glass please.)
*T-Shirt Day!  Tuesday Oct 28th. Pay $1.00 and get a wristband from a PTSA volunteer to wear a T shirt of your choice to school. (School Appropriate)
*Band Info: All fundraiser orders and money is due by Tues. Oct. 28th.  Our first concert is Nov 6th. Students will stay after school, have pizza then ride the bus to Norsworthy Auditorium.  Parents can meet students there in time for the 6:30 concert. All students need a ride home by 7 PM.

*Yearbooks!  Pre-order your 2015 SMS yearbook for $30.  Students are in the front hall before school taking orders.

*Parents: We are still accepting applications for our open position on our SBDM Council.  For more information and to get a nomination form please request one from southernmiddleschoolptsa@gmail.com
*SMS Blood Drive: Join us on Nov 3rd at SMS from 12 to 6 PM, Click here to register online. You will be prompted to enter the SMS code 034-A71.  Photo ID needed at check in. Please contact Angela Stark at 381-3582 for questions.
*Parents: FRYSC Parent 411 Program 3 is Nov 13th - Topic: Addressing Anxiety in Teenagers, Geoff Wilson, MSW, LCSW, CADC  at Henry Clay HS Auditorium at 6:30,  Free dinner at 6 PM
*Boys Basketball Conditioning Information
* Spirit Days:  Whenever there is a HOME athletic event, we have a Spirit Day at school.   Students may wear SMS-issued T-shirts, sweatshirts, or hoodies.  The athletes playing in the HOME game that night are allowed to wear their team’s jersey (if sleeveless, a t-shirt must be worn underneath).  All other dress code rules apply.
* Scratch Programming club for students meets in the computer lab on Thurdays before school. See Mrs. L'Esperance for a morning pass. annie.lesperance@fayette.kyschools.us.
*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
*Intramurals began September 8th, Mondays 7:40 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. basketball, Wednesdays 7:40 – 8:30 soccer  See Mr. King for information.   Intramural Permission Slip
*YMCA Black Achievers: Any student 7th grade through 12th invited. Contact Roxanne Brown 859-367-7377 or rbrown@ymcaky.org for more info.

Supply Lists:
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
* 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.
* Dress code information for Fall 2014.  The dress code has not changed from the 2013 -2014 school year.
Students and Parents: Check your team websites for daily homework assignments.