SSMS Weekly Update
April 1, 2022
Hello SSMS Tiger Nation,
We are thrilled with the announcement that Kelly Miller, current assistant principal at DSHS, will be our new principal. Each of us has worked with Ms. Miller over the years and has seen first hand her dedication to students, engaging leadership style, and positive demeanor. We have a great year ahead of us with Ms. Miller as our leader.
Another great announcement was made this week...Jason LaMirand is our Teacher of the Year! Mr. LaMirand joined our staff when we opened in 2017 and teaches 6th grade science. He co-leads our 6th grade team and is a part of our Guiding Coalition leadership team. Mr. L is an incredible teacher who brings engaging, focused lessons to his students to help them understand the natural world. Mr. L is an integral part of our campus's success and our student-centered culture. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to our students, Mr. L!
In the spirit of being proactive (habit 1), please see our final exam schedule below. Please avoid out of town trips and doctors appointments during this week.
Joe Burns Interim Principal,
Mike Haase Assistant Principal, &
Karen McCollum Assistant Principal
Sycamore Springs Middle School
FINALS WEEK - MAY 23-26
Teacher of the Year - Mr. LaMirand!
Nicole McGilvary, Candace Torres, Jordyn LaMirand, Jason LaMirand, and Rebecca Smart
Rising & Incoming 7th Grade 2022-23 Texas Immunization Requirements
Off Campus PE Credit
Feeding Tigers Food Collection
Tiger Tip Line
The Tiger Tip Line allows students or parents to report concerns about bullying, other social issues, or security matters. The name of the school must be included, and it is requested that details of an incident being reported include location, time, date, and any available information about who was involved to help administrators investigate. Tips can be made anonymously or with a name. However, please note that administrators are able to do a more thorough job investigating tips when they can contact the reporting party for additional information.
It is important to note that messages are received during business hours only as they are checked by school administrators.
CHECK OUT THIS WEEK'S SSMS NEWS STUDENT BROADCAST
4/04 - SSMS Golf - Lake Travis Invitational (Hidden Falls GC)
4/05 - DSHS/SSMS Jazz Band Concert at DSHS PAC 6:30 PM
4/07 - Soccer vs Lake Travis at SSMS Girls at 5:00 PM and Boys at 6:15 PM
4/08 - SSMS PTA General Meeting 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
4/08 - Battle of the Books at HCMS 10:30 AM
4/11 - SSMS Golf - DSISD Invitational (Grey Rock GC)
4/12 - Tennis vs Lake Travis at LTHS 4:15 PM
4/13 - NJHS Monthly Meeting 8 AM and 4:15 PM
4/14 - Soccer vs Hill Country Middle School at HCMS Girls at 5:00 PM and Boys at 6:15 PM
4/15 - Staff/Student Holiday - No School
4/01 - Kendra Thames
4/06 - Emily Riley