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SMS August Newsletter 8.9.2019 TEXT

Sharon Middle School

August Newsletter - 8/9/2019

 

Summer Hours:

The SMS office will be open from 8:30am-3pm, Monday through Thursday.

 

First Day of School - August 28th

Warning Bell - 7:43am

Advisory Starts - 7:45am

Wed., August 28 - Day 1

Thurs., August 29 - Day 2

Fri. August 30 - NO SCHOOL

Mon., September 2 - NO SCHOOL

 

Sharon Public Schools Calendar 2019-2020

 

Suggested Supply List for Fall - Gr. 6-8

 

Save the Dates for

Open Houses:

Grades 7 & 8       

Wed. 9/11 - 7pm 

 

Grade 6                 

Thurs., 9/12 - 7pm

 

New Staff Joining 

Sharon Middle School 

Maria Robinson    Team 8B             

8th grade ELA               

 

Melissa Graham      Team 8A              

8th grade ELA              

 

Kelsey Sullivan      Team 8C             

8th grade ELA              

 

Joy Brenner-Letich   Team 7C       

7th grade ELA & SS      

 

Sydney Ross        Team 7C

7th grade Math Science 

 

Michelle Fox        

Math Specialist

 

Sue Naughton      Team 8B

8th grade LEAP teacher 

 

Mahesh Balan       

School Adjustment / Social Worker

 

Coming up…...

SMS Tours for New Students

New to Sharon Middle School? SMS will be giving tours of the building on the following dates:

Thursday August 15 at 9:00 am

Monday August 19 at  2:00 pm 

Wednesday August 21  at 9:00 am

 

Team and Advisory Placement

On Thursday August 22 the PowerSchool parent portal will be opened for families to log in and check team and advisory assignments. 

 

6th Grade Ice Cream Social - August 22nd, 2pm

Please join us for the annual 6th Grade Ice Cream Social at SMS. All incoming 6th graders are invited to get to know some fellow SMS classmates and meet some staff. Parents can drop off or stay and help scoop. Dairy-free and gluten-free options will be available.

 

7th Grade Thompson Island Trip Fall 2019! 

We are very excited to have fall dates for our 7th grade Thompson Island trips. Each team has separate dates.  9/26 -9/27, 10/3 -10/4 and 10/7-10/8. This team building and leadership opportunity will be a powerful experience for our 7th graders. This will mean a quick turn around for forms and payments. We will hold a parent information night on Wednesday September 4th 7:00- 8:00 pm to address any questions or concerns.  Financial assistance is available. The cost of this trip is $275.

 

8th grade Laptop Distribution Dates and Plans

We will be sending out forms and an online sign up for parents and 8th graders to come in together for laptop distribution.   The following dates and times will be available for sign up. 

Tuesday August 20th  6:00 -7:00pm  

Friday August 23rd 7:30 -8:30 am

Tuesday August 27th  7:30 - 8:30 am

If you are unable to make one of these three dates we will have a session on Wednesday 9/4 at 6:00 pm.      

 

Summer Reading

If your child did not pick up a summer reading book, the books are available in the office. 

 

Special Event Concert - August 11, 3pm at SMS

Memorial Concert in Honor of Beth Heller

Proceeds to benefit the music and theatre programs at Sharon Middle School and Sharon High School via F.A.M.E. Friends of Art and Music Education

 

Reminder for 7th Graders

Incoming 7th graders need to have a current physical on file with Nurse Nathan at the beginning of the school year. Physicals need to have taken place after 9/1/2018.  You can email it to mnathan@sharonschools.net or fax it to 781-793-5139. 

 

IMPORTANT INFO

Withdrawals

If your student will not be attending Sharon Middle School in the fall, you need to fill out a Withdrawal Form. We cannot forward student records until we have a Withdrawal Form on file. Click here for a form.

 

Textbook Return/Library Book Returns

If your child has not returned a textbook or library book, you have received a bill with a charge for the cost of the book. You can either return the book to the office, or come in to pay for it with cash or check. Please make checks payable to Sharon Middle School. 

 

Sharon Middle School

75 Mountain Street, Sharon, MA 02067

781-784-1560 Main#             

781-784-1560 x1 Absence Line      

781-784-8432 FAX