SMS Bulletin 12.14.15

Show Respect-Make a Difference-Set the Bar High

Mission and Vision

At Schmucker Middle School we strive to cultivate a thriving and safe learning community that promotes academic excellence, lifelong learners, and socially responsible and productive citizens.

To do list

1. Keep students engaged and in the classroom. Please limit student passes.

2. Supervise outside your classroom during passing periods and before school.

3. Have a wonderful week!

Professional Learning

This is a great (16 minute) video.

Advisory Period

Week 18

12/14: 5 Star Lesson (Week 6 Upgrade Honor for Parents)

12/15: 5 Star Lesson (Week 6 Upgrade Honor for Parents)

12/16: Read Day

12/17: All students practice going to their new advisory locations. Directions will be shared over WSMS.

12/18: Hour of Code

5 Star Documents to share via Hapara

Please access the link Advisory Resources for information regarding our 2nd quarter Advisory curriculum. This folder is shared with all teachers.


The link below contains all of the eLearning documents you might need to reference.

eLearning Resources

Staff Bio

Lisa Baldridge graduated in 1980 from Jimtown High School where she was a member of the volleyball, basketball, track, and tennis teams. In her senior year, she was honored by being awarded the "Mutt Moore Award" which was a coveted award that was given to athletes at Jimtown who participated in multiple sports and maintained a good GPA. She stayed in the area and attended Indiana University of South Bend where she earned a B.S. and a M.S. degree in elementary education. This is her 32nd year of teaching in Penn-Harris-Madison. She has taught at Mary Frank, Walt Disney, Meadow's Edge, and Schmucker. Lisa coached basketball while teaching in the elementary schools. She spends her free time with family, friends, and bands that she follows every weekend.

Staff Bio

Suzanne Jones graduated from Valparaiso University in 1989. She got her Master's Degree from Indiana University and her High Ability License from Ball State University. She lives in Osceola with her husband, Tom, and her youngest son, Mitchell, who is a senior at Penn. Her oldest son, Chandler goes to Indiana University. Her stepdaughter Ashley is a senior at Indiana University, and her stepdaughter Amanda works in downtown Indianapolis. In her free time, Suzanne enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Cheers for Peers

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Sporting Events

Click her to see our school calendar of events.

Click here to see who is signed up to work sporting events.

SMS Sports Sign-Up

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