Stanley Middle School
Week of February 21
PTO SUPPLY DRIVE FOR TEACHERS
SMS PTO is organizing an opportunity for parents to support teachers by restocking some basic supplies in their classrooms. See the link to signup to send in items like pencils and Clorox wipes. You can drop items in the morning car line on Monday, March 7th.
RISING FRESHMEN - HS LOTTERY IS NOW OPEN
In the near future, you will be getting options about choice programs for high school, course registration, the Pre-ACT and so much more.
We will make sure you have all you need, you just need to be mindful that the time to start thinking about this, if you have not been doing so already, is now.
CHOICE FAIR DATES - March 5.
IMPORTANT - Students who are at SMS via lottery (not in the attendance zone) and qualify to attend East Gaston, must still complete the lottery form and choose the pathway they want in the Medical Science Academy.
MathElite TryOuts Thursday, February 24
The 6 students selected for the MathElite team will compete in the county competition in mid-March .
High School Promotional Information
HS Choice Videos
Bessemer CIty High
East Gaston High
https://youtu.be/3vdvID986X4 - use this one first
Gaston Early College High School
Gaston Early College of Medical Science
Gaston Virtual Academy
Highland School of Technology
Hunter Huss High
North Gaston High
On the Calendar
21 - Optional Workday
22- Spelling Bee
24 - MathElite tryout 8:30 BIG STEAM ROOM
24 - Basketball@MHMS
25 - Battle of the Books Comp.
28 - Basketball@SMS
3 - Basketball Playoffs
5 - RoboGaston - rescheduled to an undetermined date
5- Choice Fair 10:30-4:00 - Gastonia Conference Center
7 - PTO Collection Drive
8 - Boys Basketball Championship
9 - Girls Basketball Championhip
10 - Parent Conferences / Early Dismissal
11 - Workday
16 - MathElite
16 - NIne Weeks Ends
18 - Choice Fair Applications Due
COVID-19 Symptom Reminders
Fever above 100.4
Shortness of Breath (above baseline)
Cough, congestion, runny nose (different from allergies)
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
Test to Stay
Students must be issued a ticket by the school nurse in order to test at any Test to Stay site.
North Carolina STEM SCHOOL DESIGNATION
Additionally, we would like to make connections with parents who represent many careers. We are asking that our parents please complete the Google Form to help us build our Stanley STEM Network.
Thank you to those who have already completed the form. If you use STEM skills in anyway in your profession, we need you in one of many ways!