SMS Jacket News

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CKH Connection - Good Things!

In order to promote a positive caring atmosphere in the classroom, CKH invites the teachers to sponsor a portion of their class for “Good Things.” When sharing good things teachers hope to promote a positive attitude, encourage everyone to share, and build a sense of community within the class. Sharing Good Things just takes a couple of minutes from each class period but has long-lasting effects. Good Things can include any aspect of their life from school, friends or family. It is a great way to build confidence and get to know each other better.


Try sharing Good News at home! Here are a few ways to get started :


  • Tell me something good about your day.
  • Tell me something you did for someone else.
  • Tell me something new you learned.
  • Tell me something that made you smile.
  • What are you looking forward to the most this week/weekend?
  • What makes you happy at school?
  • What did you like best about your lunch?

Lady Jacket VB working hard!

The Lady Jackets played Burleson this last week and their hard work and determination can be seen during the games. The 8th grade A & B teams brought home a victory! Results from this week:


7th Grade A Team 25-12 & 25-13

7th Grade B Team 25-12 & 25-8

7th Grade C Team 25-18 & 25-12


8th Grade A Team 25-16, 21-25 & 17-25

8th Grade B Team 16-25 & 21-25

8th Grade C Team 25-7 & 25-6

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Homecoming Dress Up Themes and Mum/Garter Information

Homecoming is a community event that leads to a lifetime of memories! Students may wear mums and garters to school on Friday, September 21st but we respectfully request all bells/noisemakers be taped/silenced and lights not turned on during the school day. Thank you for helping us maintain a conducive learning environment.


What comes with Homecoming Week? Dress up days! As a reminder, theme dress must still follow the secondary dress code. See the theme days below!


Monday: Las Vegas, Nevada - "Shine Bright Like a Jacket" - Dress in neon attire

Tuesday: Farmer City, Illinois - "Mow Over the Trojans" - Dress like a farmer

Wednesday: Memphis, Tennessee - "Rock-n-Roll on Through" - Dress in "rock-n-roll" attire

Thursday: Miami, Florida - "Stay Afloat" - Dress in beach/tropical attire

Friday: Cleburne, Texas - Are We There Yet?" - Dress in black and gold

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SMS XC off to a great start!

The SMS XC team competed on Wednesday in Keene and did an outstanding job! Check out the results:


7th-grade boys- 4th place

7th-grade girls - runner-up

8th-grade boys- runner-up

8th-grade girls - Championship


Jose Rivera - 7th-grade 1st place overall

Karmon Wright - 8th-grade 1st place overall

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Team Purdue - Only the strong!

6th-grade Team Purdue displays their team pride! Did you know that Purdue University is a public state university located in Lafayette, Indiana with over 31, 000 students? #avidculture #thinkbig
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Introducing S.P.A.R.K.

The SPARK committee is made up of Smithonians whose mission is to promote acts of random kindness. It only takes one spark to start a movement! We are currently seeking Smithonains who demonstrate the Smith Way each and every day, even when no one is looking. Students may apply through their Smith MS Students Canvas course under assignments. Let's ignite a culture of kindness @ SMS!

Progress Reports went home this week - End of six weeks is September 21st!

Progress reports went home Thursday, September 6th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your student's teacher(s). The SMS staff is committed to working together for your student's success!

SMS Jacket Football - 7th Grade

Tuesday, Sep. 11th, 5-8pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

SMS Jacket Football - 8th Grade

Tuesday, Sep. 11th, 5-8pm

316 Southwest Thomas Street

Burleson, TX

Cross Country Meet @ Covington

Wednesday, Sep. 12th, 4pm

195 County Road 4109

Covington, TX

Charles Sonny Moore Athletic Complex

SMS Lady Jacket Volleyball

Thursday, Sep. 13th, 5pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

7th grade A Team Volleyball Tournament @ Joshua Loflin

Saturday, Sep. 15th, 8am

6801 Farm to Market Road 1902

Joshua, TX

8th Grade A Team Volleyball Tournament @ Joshua Nichols

Saturday, Sep. 15th, 8am

2845 Farm to Market Road 731

Burleson, TX

Pep Rally

Monday, Sep. 17th, 3pm

1710 Country Club Road

Cleburne, TX

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