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January 28, 2023

Active Threat Drill- 1/31

Tuesday, January 31, we will conduct an Active Threat Drill at SMS. Students will participate in this drill and will debrief with our School Resource Officer and their classroom teacher.

An email will be sent to parents following the active threat drill as well.

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Shout Outs of the Week

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NASA Speaker Series

Thank you to NASA Astrophysicist, Jeff Woytach, for visiting Strongsville Middle School this past week. Mr. Woytach spoke to our 6th grade honors students about the history of the development of nuclear energy and how that has led to space exploration.

Important High School Scheduling Information for Current 8th Graders

Over the next few weeks, 8th grade students will be starting their high school journey by selecting the courses they plan to take in 9th grade. Parents and students should read THIS LETTER which includes important information about the scheduling process. Below is also list of important dates for students and parents to be aware of:

January 26 and 27 - SHS Presentation for Students (during the school day)

February 1, 6:00pm - Online College Credit Plus Meeting

February 9, 6:00-7:00pm: SHS Presentation for Parents (SHS Auditorium)

February 13-22: SHS Scheduling Window


Save the Date and Support SMS PTA

Save the Date and Support SMS PTA

Wednesday February 15th from 10:30 AM to 9 PM will be SMS PTA day at BIPOB in Strongsville. We will receive 20% back on all orders. If you order online, please use code BIBIFUNDRAISER so that your order will count toward our totals!

SMS Rocks Mardi Gras - Fri. Feb 24th 7-9:30 pm

This Feb 24th, SMS Rocks celebrates all things good with a Mardi Gras Masquerade Color Party!

Show your grade spirit with a friendly event attendance competition for a reward!!


6th = Wear Purple
7th = Wear Gold/Yellow
8th = Wear Green

- Look forward to transporting to New Orleans with festive decor, snacks ($1), eye masks for sale ($1 or $2), games & henna hand art (free) + rockin’ tunes and prizes.

** Your Support MATTERS!!! **

All proceeds go to Council PTA’s SHS Scholarships and SCS Grants


  • $12 Online (until Noon on 2/24)
  • $12 @ SMS Lunch Sales (1/31, 2/1, 2/15, 2/16, 2/21)
  • $13 @ Door on Event Night

Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/SMSrocksMardiGras2023

Volunteers: https://tinyurl.com/MardiGrasVolunteersROCK


SMS Track and Field

2023 7th & 8th Grade

Strongsville Middle School

HERE is the link to get you started into Final Forms which is the system we use to fill out forms, physicals, emergency info, etc. HERE is a link to the OHSAA physical form.

HERE is a quick checklist for more communication!

Strongsville Youth Lacrosse

Strongsville Youth Lacrosse - Registration for Spring Season NOW OPEN!
Come be a part of America’s fastest growing sport. Strongsville Youth Lacrosse has been growing since 2008 and registration for the 2023 spring season is now open for boys and girls in 2nd-8th grades! Indoor practices begin mid-February and the outdoor season runs from late March through May. All experience levels welcome. Specific registration information can be found at https://www.strongsvillelacrosse.com/.

Girls Youth Strongsville Golf Camp

Join Strongsville High School Golf Team coaches and varsity golf players at the Girls Youth Strongsville Golf Camp! The camp is open to girls in 4th - 8th grades and focuses on developing the proper techniques in the golf swing, as well as improving skills for the short game and putting. The camp fee is $100 and will be held once a week in April and May from 6pm - 7pm at Valleaire Golf Club (6969 Boston Rd. / Hinckley). The Girls Youth Strongsville Golf Camp is open to golfers at any skill level. Click HERE for additional information and click HERE to register.
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SCS Anonymous Reporting System

Parents/students have access to our anonymous reporting system. CLICK HERE to access. The more information shared when reporting, the better chance we have to investigate and support.

Follow SMS on Instagram @ STRONGSVILLEMIDDLESCHOOL or @TheSMSMustangs on Twitter!

Strongsville Middle School


Mrs. Boytim: jboytim@scsmustangs.org

Mrs. Peters/Mr. Howell: jpeters@scsmustangs.org, chowell@scsmustangs.org

Mr. Szczepanski: bszczepanski@scsmustangs.org


Mrs. Pietrocini (6): spietrocini@scsmustangs.org

Mrs. Marozsan (Staats) (7): astaats@scsmustangs.org

Mrs. Gerber (8): kgerber@scsmustangs.org