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Thursday, September 29, 2016
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Homework Club

Stay after school and get help or complete assignments! Homework Club is free to South Meadows students and meets from 3:25 - 4:45pm in room 110. You will get a healthy snack and an activity bus is available to take bus riders home. 

Choose the option that works best for you: Tuesday only, Wednesday only, or Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Homework Club will begin Septermber 27th. 

 

Tuesday:

Room 110, Ms. Hill & Ms. Brodniak

Room 144, Mr. Rees

  

 Wednesday:

 Room 110, Ms. Hill &   Ms. Brodniak

 

Registration forms are available in the office or from Ms. Hill

 

Middle School After School Sports Program is now open for registration!
Don't go home; go to the ZONE!

Fall 2016 Session

September 19 - Nov. 8
Soccer
Volleyball

Winter 2016 Session
Boys Basketball
Volleyball II

Spring 2017 Session
Track & Field

MS Sports Registration Form - English

Financial Assistance Form - English

MS Sports Registration Form - Spanish

Financial Assistance Form_Spanish.pdf

 


  

 

 

To sign up for Hillsboro Parks & Rec

activities and get other information click here.

 

For information on Hil Hi

Activities & Athletics programs

click here for English.

click here for Spanish.

 

 

WELCOME to South Meadows Middle School!

 “The mission of South Meadows is to engage all learners

in an authentic and relevant way so as to ensure       

a positive, successful middle school experience

and prepare each student for the challenges of high school. 

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MAIN OFFICE: 503-844-1220

ATTENDANCE LINE: 503-844-1238

OFFICE FAX: 503-844-1221

Office Hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday thru Friday.

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Do you have a question that all parents may want to know?  Do you have an idea that might help our website be better?  Do you have a career that might be interesting to middle school students that you would be willing to share?   Email Ms. Smith and let her know!   Help us make South Meadows the best it can be!

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A Note from the Principal:


Dear South Meadows Students and Families,

Welcome to South Meadows Middle School! It is an exciting time for your students as they enter into the middle years. This is a time of self- discovery, extended learning and preparation for High School and beyond. Our staff takes pride in their work with students and they also work to ensure that students, too, take PRIDE in all they accomplish. At SMMS this is what PRIDE means to us:

  • Perseverance
  • Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Excellence

These words represent what we are about and what we expect from all who teach and learn here.

The next two years are critical years for your student and although your child may seem more independent, he or she still needs your constant support. I encourage you to become a part of the life of middle school!    There are many ways you can be involved.  Visit our website for more information on how you can volunteer and contribute to the success of your child’s middle school experience.

Finally, when you receive a student handbook please review the critical information with your child.  Students will also review this information through advisory lessons.

Once again, welcome!  I’m looking forward to working with you and your student in the coming year and making this a positive step in your child’s future.  Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns.

Sincerely,                                                   

Mary Mendez                        Jose Barraza
Principal                                 Vice-Principal

Announcements

 

 

Here is a list of the opportunities we have for activities both before and after school:

 1.       Drama – currently play practice is underway so students cannot join to act, but if someone is interested in helping in another way, they can contact Mr. Stein for details.

2.       Chess ClubTuesday mornings at 7:30 AM in the library and is led by a former professional chess player, Mike Pittman.  Players are needed, so come if you are interested!

3.       Homework ClubTuesday and Wednesday after school in room 110. 

4.       Battle of the Books – Thursday during advisory in the library.  It may be too late to join, but check with Ms. Raglione.

5.       Soccer and Volleyball – have been going on for a few weeks and it’s too late to join at this point.  Basketball for boys and volleyball for girls will be our winter sports activities and I will send home the registration form when it becomes available.

6.       Jazz bandMonday’s after school. See Mr. Massey if you are interested.

A couple of clubs students are asking for are break dancing and the Magic card game.  Students are encouraged to begin a club if they have an interest, but they must have an adult advisor.  If you are willing and able to supervise one of these clubs, please let Ms. Mendez know mendezm@hsd.k12.or.us so that she can put you in touch with the students and come up with a plan.  Also, if you have an idea for an after school activity, let her know and we’ll see if we can get some kids interested in joining.  The more things we can offer after school the better it is for our students.  Activity busses are available.
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Are you aware of the Hillsboro School District app? 
It is fairly new and you may not know about it... 
The app is a wonderful way to get communication regarding the district and your school.  
SMMS has begun pushing notifications out through the app to remind people about events, so you might find it useful.

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South Meadows Garden Page Please Watch Us Grow! 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Check out the volunteer tab to see what new opportunities there are for volunteering. If you are interested and available, please contact Denise Raglione at ragliond@hsd.k12.or.us or 503-844-1220 ext 5960---


Links

Did you know that South Meadows has a Facebook Page?

"South Meadows Middle School"

Click on the link below, ask to "Join the Group." We will verify you as a SMMS family and then get you added.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/874310209328004/ 

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Have you checked out ParentVUE yet? 

https://parentvue.hsd.k12.or.us

Log-In information should have come home with your student at the beginning of October.

Tip: Did you also know that there's an app for your SmartPhone too?   

 

Hillsboro Online Academy is a new learning option for students and is the newest school in the Hillsboro School District! The Academy features a rigorous yet flexible menu of online learning programs, designed to meet the varied needs of students and their families. An individual learning plan is central to the Academy’s mission. Also core is connecting students to careers and community.. All online courses are supported by Hillsboro teachers. For more information see: www.hillonlineacademy.org

 

 

 

In an effort to better communicate with SMMS parents

our principal Mary Mendez would like to invite you

to send your name and email address to mendezm@hsd.k12.or.us

to receive regular updates/emails on things going on at school

and our community. 

HAWKS On-Line STORE is OPEN

Our WebStore will be a place for students, parents, guardians and our community to get everything they need to show HAWK PRIDE  this school year!

We currently have our yearbook for sale on our WebStore and parents are able to pay for school fees.

Check it out!   www.smmswebstore.com

The WebStore is a tool for all of us to take advantage of, so if you have any items, course fees, donations or fundraisers that you would like posted, please contact:

Jany Jovel jovelj@hsd.k12.or.us

South Meadows Middle School
Registrar/  Bookkeeper
(503)844-1226 ex 5856