The Bulldog Bark
As you are aware, several social media (Snapchat) posts have been posted and shared recently threatening the safety of our schools. Law enforcement confirmed that a juvenile has been charged in relation to early snapchat threats that impacted our schools.
We will not tolerate threats of any nature, especially when they continually disrupt the school day and result in countless hours of work to determine their validity and secure the safety of students and staff. Henderson County Schools will take appropriate disciplinary action.
School Staff and Police are even considering the re-posting of these snap chats and or forwarding of them to other students as part of the problem. It is important to share information with an adult and not forward rumors or posts, Snapchats, screen shot images, etc. out to others on social media. The fear that it creates when these type of messages are forwarded to other students and contacts in social media could result in police reports being filed and school disciplinary action being taken.
I urge you to talk to your children now and impress upon them the seriousness of threats in today’s society. Safety is a top priority at South Middle School and I appreciate your continued support and cooperation.
Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday March 1
3rd Quarter AR Deadline: March 5th
Students with 100% of their goal and 82% or higher accuracy will receive free dress on March 7 (the last day of Quarter 3).
SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS & GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD TRYOUTS
When: March 5, 6, and 7 from 3:45 pm-5 pm at SMS gymnasium
Who: For SMS Boys and Girls in grades 6, 7, and 8 AND 5th grade elementary students from A.B. Chandler, Bend Gate, Jefferson, and Niagra
What to Bring: Heart/Effort/Positive Attitude, Gym Clothes, and Athletic Shoes
TOP 5 REASONS TO JOIN SMS T&F:
5. No bench! - Every student-athlete is valued and contributes to OUR success!
4. Build athleticism! - We build speed, strength, endurance, coordination, and flexibility for other sports/activities!
3. Awesome gear! - Backpack and multiple jerseys to keep at end of season!
2. Be a winner! - Help defend our 2017 Boys & Girls City Championship Titles!
1. Opportunity! - We BUILD GREATNESS... TEAM, PERSON, STUDENT, ATHLETE!
ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGINS APRIL 16 for 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
Congratulations to Zayne Wolfe for Winning our Henderson County District Middle School Spelling Bee
With Online Registration quickly approaching in April, we want to be proactive by getting you prepared for April. We are asking that you log in to Infinite Campus before April because this will help us avoid potential problems.
If you need a password reset, you can do it by using the FORGOT PASSWORD link on the infinite Campus log in page. That will work as long as you are still using the same email address you entered during this year's Online Registration.
Congratulations to January Students of the Month
Our Bulldog archers had an outstanding performance on Saturday, 2/3/18, at the New Tech Winter Jamboree archery tournament held at Bosse High School.
MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM DIVISION
MIDDLE SCHOOL MALE:
Christian Jones - 2nd place
Sam Dixon - 4th place
MIDDLE SCHOOL FEMALE:
Kyra Haynes - 3rd place
Kendylle Wright - 4th place
Nora St. Pierre - 5th place
Nora St Pierre participated in the Grace Baptist Pre-Regional Tournament Saturday, February 10 and placed 3rd in the Middle School Female Division. Her total score was 280.
SMS Archery traveled to Madisonville, KY and participated in the Christ the King Open tournament. SMS archery brought home the medal for 2nd place with a team score 3231.
Female Middle Division:
2nd place – Kyra Haynes- South Middle - with a score of 281
4th place – Nora St Pierre – South Middle - with a score of 281
SMS Archery had an individual shoot at the Trojan Classic in Dixon, KY.
Masey Wilson brought home a 2nd place medal with a score of 259.
HC Archery Program hosted and competed in the KY NASP 2 Regional Tournament with over 800 archers and 38 schools from across Western Kentucky. The top 3 teams of each division, the top 5 Female/ Male of each division. The Top Female/Male for the tournament were awarded. Here, South Middle School took home 2nd place with a team score of 3282 for Region 2.
Female Middle Division:
1st place – Nora St Pierre – with a score of 289
4th place – Landree O’Nan – with a score of 281
Chloe Fath was required to do a shoot off to determine the 5th place winner. We’re proud of the way Chloe handled this high-pressure situation. She maintained her composure and stayed laser-focused. Although she ultimately didn’t win the shoot off, she shook the hand of her competitor and walked away with her head held high.
SMS Academic Team
Congratulations to SMS Academic Team:
Math: Julianne Latimer, Tie for First
Science: Josh Freeman, Tie for Second
Social Studies: Ryan Nantz, 5th
Arts and Humanities: Julianne Latimer, 5th
Language Arts: Abby Salisbury, 3rd
Composition: Abby Salisbury, 4th
Very Proud of the Team This Year!
Thanks to all Coaches:
Sakara Bruce (Grader)
Congrats to the SMS Cheerleaders
Cheer Tryouts are April 11-13 for the 2018-2019 School Year
Julianne Latimer finished first overall individually and won a $5,000/year scholarship to Kentucky Wesleyan College, a $1,000/year scholarship to WKU, a $500 MathCounts scholarship to the school of her choice, and full tuition scholarships to UK for 4 years.
Math Counts Team: Jessie Latimer (placed 36th), Kendall Pullum (placed 17th), Lexi Bond (placed 12th), and Julianne Latimer (placed 1st).