Seckman Middle Thanksgiving FYI

November 22nd

Hello SMS Families!

Happy Friday!

It has been a great (short) week at SMS!

Just a reminder that school will not be in session tomorrow, November 23rd through the 25th. We hope everyone enjoys this well needed time with family and friends!

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Mr. Courtney Meagher

Building Principal

Seckman Middle

SMS Spirit Wear!

As the holidays quickly approach, be sure to get your order in for SMS spirit wear! Click on the order form below for information on how to order!

Order Form
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Picture Retake Day

Just a reminder that Thursday, December 8th is picture retake day!

You can order online at and use order code 74785JB

SMS Volleyball Intramurals

SMS Winter Glow Dance

Friday December 9th will be the Winter Glow Dance from 6pm - 9:30pm! The theme for the dance will be "Northern Lights." Dress casual in Neon!

Tickets will go on sale for $10 during advisory starting December 5th!

SMS Teacher of the Year

The window to nominate our SMS Teacher of the Year is now open!

The Fox C-6 School District is proud of the many outstanding certified teaching members who enhance and promote student learning. As a way to honor our excellent teachers, the District has developed a Teacher of the Year award. Qualifying teachers will have the opportunity to be nominated for their Building’s Teacher of the Year. If selected as the Building’s Teacher of the Year, they will be eligible to apply for the Fox C-6 School District’s Teacher of the Year. All Teacher of the Year awardees are dynamic teachers who are dedicated to improving the education and the lives of their students and their communities. We are excited to recognize outstanding teachers in our buildings. Every building will have the opportunity to award a Building Teacher of the Year. Thank you for your assistance in recognizing and honoring our many outstanding teachers. Please see the attached nomination form here.

Nominations are due Friday, December 16th.

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SMS Support Staff of the Year

The Fox C-6 School District is proud of the many support staff employees who play critical roles in developing and supporting a nurturing school climate. As a way to honor outstanding support employees, the District has developed a Support Staff of the Year recognition program. All Support Staff awardees are dynamic support employees who are dedicated to supporting and improving the culture, climate, and lives of students and their communities through their work. Thank you for your assistance in recognizing and honoring our many outstanding support staff employees. Please see the nomination guidelines and nomination form here.

Applications are due to the office by December 16th

SMS Girls Teen Leadership

The SMS Girls Teen Leadership class is raising funds to benefit the Jefferson County Animal Control Shelter. Students will vote for their favorite holiday songs through monetary donations. The 7 songs with most donations will be played during passing time on December 1st!

Here are the selections that students can vote for:

The song choices:

All I Want for Christmas is You (Mariah Carey)

Jingle Bells (Alvin and the Chipmunks)

Silver Bells (Dean Martin)

Holly Jolly Christmas (Burl Ives)

Last Christmas (Wham)

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (John Mellencamp)

Feliz Navidad (Jose Feliciano)

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Michael Buble)

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Gayla Peevey)

Santa Tell Me (Ariana Grande)

Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley)

Drummer Boy (Pentatonix)

Run Run Rudolph (Chuck Berry)

Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer (Dr. Elmo)

Rockin Around the Christmas Tree (Brenda Lee)

Sleigh Ride (The Ronettes)

Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Jackson 5)

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Andy Williams)

Believe (Josh Groban)

Frosty the Snowman (Jimmy Durante)

Yearbooks are on sale now!

Seckman Middle Yearbooks are on sale now!!! Click the link below for more information and to order!

SMS Yearbook


Our SMS PTO will meet Thursday, December 8th from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the SMS cafeteria. Come and join us to help make Seckman Middle School a better place for our students and staff! Check out the SMS PTO Facebook page for more info at

SMS Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out is coming to SMS!

Holiday fun and games!

Read below for more information!

When: December 2, 2022

Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Where: Seckman Middle School

SMS Cafeteria for drop off and pick up

Who: Pre-K through 6th grade

Cost: $10 per child and $7 for each additional sibling

Price includes a piece of pizza and bottled water.

Please sign up by November 30th!

Any questions? Email Michelle Stokes

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Click Here to Sign Up!

Gaming Club

Join us every Thursday after school from 3:00 pm until 3:50 pm for SMS Gaming Club! Students will engage in Card/Board games that challenge their strategic skills. Games being played will include Pokemon, Yu-gi-oh, Magic, Chess, Pathfinders, Settlers of Catan and many others. There are NO electronic games allowed in Gaming Club. We want to teach kids to interact without their phones. Games teach students how to settle conflicts, how to take turns, how to have patience, and how to interact appropriately. No need to sign up beforehand, just show up and check in with Mrs. Wason and Mrs. Willard!

Upcoming Events

November 23rd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

December 8th - Picture Retake Day

December 9th - Winter Glow Dance

December 19th-30th - Christmas Break

January 13th - End of 1st Semester

January - 16th - No School - MLK Day