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SCMS Awards Day is at the date and times listed below:

6th Grade Awards Day:  Friday, May 18th @ 9 am.

7th Grade Awards Day:  Friday, May 18th @ 1 pm.

8th Grade Awards Day:  Tuesday, May 22nd @ 9 am. 

Parking:

We ask that parents park in the visitor parking (accessed by Rose Lane) and back by the cafeteria (accessed by Sorrels Road).  We will have handicap parking in front of the gym.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 5/15/18




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5th/8th GMAS Science Testing: Friday, April 20th

5th/8th GMAS Social Studies Testing: Monday, April 23rd

6th/7th GMAS Testing:  April 24th through the 27th (tentatively)

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 4/19/18




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SCMS students will be participating in the Random Acts of Kindness week on Monday, February 26th through Friday, March 2nd.  Chosen students will read a Kindness Quote each morning during announcements.  Mrs. Sprowls will provide one video per day to be shown during homeroom.  

Monday: SPREADING THE LOVE 

Tuesday: WHO'S YOUR ONE? (Write a letter)

Letters can be written or typed.  Encourage students to give the letter to the person that they wrote about.

Wednesday:  KINDNESS IN A MASON JAR

Items needed:  mason jar or other container kinds acts written out on strips of paper (provided)

Thursday:  WRITE A NOTE OF THANKS TO THE PERSON OF YOUR CHOICE

Colored note paper will be provided. Students can either give the note to the person they wrote if for or teachers can collect them and we will put what we can of them on the bulletin boards.  

Friday:  ACTS OF KINDNESS  WORKSHEET

 

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 2/25/18




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Spring pictures are this week 2-14-18 through 2-16-18.  6th grade will be on Wednesday 2/14; 7th grade will be on Thursday 2/15; and 8th grade will be on Friday 2/16.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 2/11/18




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SCSS is sponsoring a Parent Night with the Connect w/ Kids Network that will take place @ the SCMS Media Center on February 8th, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  This webinar will be about conflict resolution strategies.  Please see the attached form for more information about the session and for child care during the event.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 1/31/18




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Thursday Jan. 18th

7th Grade Girls vs. Elbert Co. @ 4:30 pm

8th Grade Girls vs. Hart Co. @ 5:45 pm

Friday Jan. 19th

7th Grade Boys vs. Madison Co. @ 4:30 pm

8th Grade Boys vs. Madison Co. @ 5:45 pm

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 1/17/18




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Due to the potential for some areas of hazardous driving conditions early in the morning Stephens County School System will be on a 2 hour DELAY Thursday, January 18, 2018. Each family should use personal judgment if their area is isolated by a hazard and notify your student's school after 10:00 a.m. if they cannot attend.

The school day at SCMS will begin at 9:45 am.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 1/17/18




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Congratulations to the SCMS Robotics Team for qualifying for the state championship tournament.  They have to go through a regional and super-regional tournament in order to qualify.  Great job!

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 1/16/18




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Infinite Campus and Stephens County Schools offers Parent Portal accounts.  This gives you real time access to your student's attendance and grades.  There is also a mobile app for use on smart phones and tablets.  

To set up a Parent Portal account, please e-mail Melody Copelan at melody.copelan@stephenscountyschools.org.  Include your name, your student's name, address, and main household phone number for verification purposes.  Please allow 48 hours for creation of your account.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 1/5/18




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Congratulations to the SCMS wrestling team for finishing second in region and for posting the best record in SCMS history.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 12/17/17




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Congratulations to the SCMS Robotics First Lego League Team for winning the Northeast Georgia Regional Championship at Athens Academy this weekend.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 12/17/17




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The SCMS Band will be having their Christmas Concert Tuesday evening (tomorrow) at 6:00 at the Stephens County High School's Tugaloo Center for Performing Arts. There is no admission fee. Everyone is invited to attend.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 12/11/17




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We will be having our annual chorus musical on December 14th at 7pm in the SCMS Cafeteria. This year's musical is called "The Best Time of the Year". General admission will be $3.00. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 12/6/17




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We will be having our annual chorus musical on December 14th at 7pm in the SCMS Cafeteria. This year's musical is called "The Best Time of the Year". General admission will be $3.00. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

 
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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 11/8/17




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Pre-orders for the 2017/2018 SCMS yearbook are currently available. The cost of the yearbook is $35.00 before Winter Break and $40.00 after. Please make checks payable to SCMS. All payments need to be turned in to our 6th grade teacher Mrs. Smallwood. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the school. Thanks.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 11/8/17




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We going to allow the faculty and students to wear costumes for Halloween on Tuesday, October 31st as long as the conditions below are met. We want this to be a fun and enjoyable event for everyone while maintaining the importance of our instructional time.

Costume Guidelines:
* All costumes must meet dress code
* No masks / face coverings
* No face paint
* No fake blood
* No weapons
* No scary or offensive costumes 
* No clown costumes

 
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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 10/29/17




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The administration and staff at SCMS would like to congratulate Mr. Roy Bainey for being selected as the SCMS and Stephens County School System Teacher of the Year. 

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 10/26/17




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See attachment for our SCMS Red Ribbon Week activities.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 10/13/17




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9 week progress reports will be coming home tomorrow for all SCMS students. Please be sure to check on your child's grades.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 10/11/17




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October 16-20, 2017

Lots of great reads!!

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 10/3/17




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7th and 8th grade boys basketball tryouts will be Oct. 25 & Oct. 26 from 3:00 – 4:15. In order to tryout you must have an up to date physical and proof of insurance. 

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 10/3/17




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The SCMS Homecoming Dance is Saturday, September 23rd from 8 pm to 10 pm in the school gymnasium and is sponsored by the PTSO. Tickets will be sold at the door and the price of admission is $3 per student. The dance is open to all 6th thru 8th graders who attend school @ SCMS.

Additionally, students are reminded that all attire should adhere to the school dress code. The dress code policy and can be found in the student handbook.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/17/17




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This coming week is Homecoming and Spirit Week for SCMS. In order to celebrate this week, we have the following spirit days scheduled for the students and faculty. Please remember, the dress code still applies for each spirit day.

Tuesday : twin day

Wednesday: camo day

Thursday: throw back day ( any decade)

Friday: red Out

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/17/17




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The SCMS football ball game @ Cedar Shoals has been rescheduled for Monday (9/18) @ 5:30 pm.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/17/17




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Stephens County Schools will hold classes on September 18, 2017.  Anyone who remains in an area with unsafe conditions should contact the student's school after 9:00 am on Monday and alert them to the situation.  Students that cannot safely return to school on Monday will receive an excused absence.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/15/17




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Schools will be closed on Friday, September 15, 2017.  The Stephens County area continues to have several obstructions in the roads including power lines and numerous power outages.  Twelve month employees should report if they are able.  We currently expect to have school on Monday.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/14/17




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The SCMS football game @ Cedar Shoals is cancelled for today (9/14).  A make-up date for the game is TBA.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/14/17




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School will be closed on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Stephens county area continues to have several obstructions in the roads including power lines.  As of 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, the county still has substantial power outages impacting over 3,000 dwellings. Buses are not able to complete many routes.  It is our goal to return to a normal schedule as soon as possible. 

 

Twelve month employees should report if they are able.

 

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 9/13/17




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The SCMS Homecoming Dance is Saturday, September 23rd from 8 pm to 10 pm in the school gymnasium and is sponsored by the PTSO. Tickets will be sold at the door and the price of admission is $3 per student. The dance is open to all 6th thru 8th graders who attend school @ SCMS.

Additionally, students are reminded that all attire should adhere to the school dress code. The dress code policy and can be found in the student handbook.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/13/17




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After consulting with local officials and the Emergency Management Director, we will not be able to hold school Wednesday, September 13th 2017.  There are still numerous locations without power and downed trees making secondary roads inaccessible.  Please be safe.  

 

Teachers and staff may report, if conditions in your area are safe. The school will be open from 8 am to 3 pm.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/12/17




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Stephens County Schools will be closed Tuesday (9/12) for students and staff due to the Governor's declared state of emergency for all counties concerning impacts from Hurricane Irma. We want to encourage everyone to be safe.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/11/17




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Stephens County Schools will be closed on Monday (9/11) and all after school activities are cancelled. Please be safe.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 9/10/17




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We will still have the football game this afternoon (8/31) at the Reservation starting at 4:30 pm.  

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/31/17




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The softball game scheduled for this afternoon (8/31) has been cancelled.  Practice will be at the little league indoor facility. Players are to ride with their parents to the facility

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/31/17




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CANCELLED.

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 8/31/17




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SCMS will be having a Fall sports Pep Rally this Friday (8/25) starting @ 1:30 pm. We looking forward to seeing everyone there and showing that Rebel Pride.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/22/17




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Picture day for SCMS is coming next week!

Tuesday, August 22nd: 5th Grade
Wednesday, August 23rd: 6th Grade
Thursday, August 24th: 7th grade
Friday, August 25th: 8th grade

Portrait package envelopes will be returned to school the following week and sent home with your child.

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/16/17




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Cross Country practice will start on Monday, August 14. Runners MUST have their physical, copy of insurance card, and medical release form completely filled out BEFORE the first practice. Practice will end at 4:30 on Monday. There will be a brief parent meeting immediately after practice on Thursday, August 17th.

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 8/8/17




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Parents and Guardians, SCMS will be sending home aback to school apparel flier on Monday, August 7th that will be used as a fundraiser for our school. Additional information will be attached to the order form that will come home on Monday.   

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/6/17




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SCMS School Governance Council (SGC) meeting Thursday, August 10th at 11am.   

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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 8/5/17




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After consultations with local and regional authorities, we are concerned with being able to transport students during the day of the eclipse on August 21, 2017. The crowd size estimates have continued to increase as our area has been established as a prime location to view the event. We are closing schools on Monday, August 21, 2017. We will not be making up the day for students.

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 8/2/17




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Posted by: Michael Shawler
Published: 7/18/17




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"Build A Better World"

Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00-1:00 Summer Reading Registration at the Public Library.

 

Monday, June 5th at 5:00 pm - Kick-off Pool Party at the Doyle Street Pool Sponsored by Camp Fire Georgia

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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 4/27/17




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Posted by: Jill Rogers
Published: 3/9/17