The Counselor Corner

June

THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR GREAT TESTING... FLEXIBILITY AT ITS FINEST!

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WE DO TESTING BEST AT SMS!

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Walk for OI

A BIG thank you to everyone who helped with the Walk for OI in May! We had great student participation and were able to raise $618.30 in one day! The money was donated to Ms. Medici. This all happened because our students wanted to help make a difference.

Giving Recap

Here are some amazing things the Stanley Middle community has done. There are great things happening in and around our school.


Candy donated to the TLC: 1,164 bags

Food items donated to FUMC: 3,000 items

Pennies for Patients money raised: $3,458.89

Walk for OI money raised: $618.30


Over 1,600 snack packs have been provided by First Baptist Church

7 families received a Thanksgiving dinner from Christ Lutheran Church

15 families received Christmas assistance from Stanley Pentecostal Church

7 families received Christmas assistance from First United Methodist Church

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High School Recognition

A big congrats to the following students for being accepted into Gaston Early College High School and/or Highland School of Technology:


GECHS

Dylan Cable, Corrine Chin, Jarrett Dunaway, Ashley Jarvis, Audrey Jones, Zeola Shumway, Payton Trotta


Highland

Cody Bingham, Morgan Branham, Chloe Browning, Jarrett Dunaway, Christopher Gleber, Shane Hollar, Sunshine Key, Olivia King, Courtney Pope, Bailey Roberts, Andrew Rutledge, Zeola Shumway, Payton Trotta

Make A Difference Awards

Congratulations to Autumn Whitman (8th grade) and Levi Summey (7th grade) who will receive awards for making a difference in the school community. They will be recognized at next week's ceremony and will receive a certificate and gift card courtesy of Hannon Orthodontics. The students do not know they are receiving this award...let's keep it a surprise :)

Sports Banquet Awards

Congrats to the following students on winning sports awards:


SMS Athletes of the Year:

Males: Hunter Robinson and Braden McGuirt

Female: Tara Barber


BOYS TRACK

MVP-Braden McGuirt, Aaron LeGrand

GIRLS TRACK

Blue Devil Award-Knautica Reyes / Hustle-Lydia Black

GOLF

MVP-Leann Crotts / Most Improved-Josh Gray, Tyler Reno

FOOTBALL

MVP-Hunter Robinson / Offense -Nick Gwinn / Defense -Ray Ray Bailey

BASEBALL

MVP-Hunter Robinson / Defense-Noah Breakfield / Offense-Logan Michael

WRESTLING

MVP-John Bedard / Coaches Award-Adam Poole / Most Improved-Isaac Massey

GIRLS BASKETBALL

MVP-Madison Mistry / Best All Around-Tara Barber / Most Versatile-Zhariyah Hall

BOYS SOCCER

Blue Devil Award-Braden McGuirt / Hustle -Daniel Garcia / Most Improved-Collin Robb

SOFTBALL

Most Improved-Clara Cobb / Sportsmanship-Kennedy Ballard / Defense-Peyton Kegley

VOLLEYBALL

MVP-Aubrey Nicholson / Coaches Award-Ally Lawing / Most Improved-Skylar Creighton

BOYS BASKETBALL

MVP-Hunter Robinson / Blue Devil Award-Braden McGuirt / Most Improved-Logan Russell

CHEERLEADING

Most Improved-Briana Abernathy / Leadership-Alexa Holcombe / Spirit-Morgan Branham

GIRLS SOCCER

Blue Devil Award-Kelbi Stillwell / Hustle -Makayla Dingess / Most Improved-Briana Abernathy

2015-16 SMS Cheerleaders

Congrats to the following students on making the cheer team:


Malorie Abernathy, Briana Abernathy, Maddie Allran, Lauren Barr, Hailey Cable, Olivia Chapman, Madison Friday, Rylee Green, Ashlin Hodges, Jayda Killian, Anna King, Madison Kitchemaster, Hannah Leming, Savannah Soles, Kelbi Stillwell, Hailee Williams, Araylla Wooten, and Kamdyn Young

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THANK YOU, MS. GREESON, FOR YOUR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO STANLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL. WE'VE BEEN BLESSED TO HAVE YOU & YOU WILL SURELY BE MISSED.

Blue Devils Shout Outs

Thank you Ms. Greeson for serving 31+ years in the public school system. Enjoy your retirement!


Thank you "Ms. Ballard, Ms. Erwin and Mr. Miller for working with me so that I can get extra time with my Math 1 students before the EOC!" -Lockridge


Congrats to Ms. Andrews, Ms. Godfrey and Ms. Medici on being awarded Ron L. Ensley grants this year!


Congrats to Mr. Conner's daughter who will be attending Appalachian State University in the fall.


Thank you Ms. Greeson, Ms. Davis and Ms. Farbo for making testing go as smoothly as it did! -Conner


Thank you Coach Radford for making the Sports Banquet a great success, along with Ms. Skidmore, Ms. Erwin and Taylor Erwin for their assistance with the sports banquet. -Farbo


Thank you Ms. Ballard for being a phenomenal mentor! -Beam


Thank you to the teachers and staff who have been supportive, helpful and encouraging during my first year as a school counselor. -Davis


Congrats to Ms. Beam and Mr. Lockridge on buying their houses! -Mullins


Thanks to Ms. Davis. "She has been a wonderful new addition to our staff. The kids love her and she takes her job very seriously. She cares deeply about our students and does a great job keeping the staff informed and involved with things like this newsletter!" -K. Bumgarner

It's almost time to let it go!!!

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