September 9th, 2022
Smith Middle School
Mission: The purpose of Smith Middle School is to ensure learning for all members of our school community.
Vision: Smith will be a safe environment where diversity is embraced, and the needs of the whole child are met through innovation and collaboration. With the resources available, the Smith community will strive to provide an engaging, challenging academic experience, while promoting a balance between emotional, academic, and social needs, contributing to the success of all students.
CURRICULUM NIGHT INFORMATION
Smith Middle School Curriculum Night
We are excited to welcome you to Smith for our Curriculum Night this Thursday, Sept. 15th, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. You will have the opportunity to follow your student’s schedule from class to class to meet their teachers, understand expectations for the class, and hear more about what your child will be learning this year.
Our schedule is designed so that 6th grade parents and guardians will be able to attend their child’s odd day elective/support class during the normal block and then attend their child’s even day elective/support class during the 7th hour.
During the 7th hour, parents and guardians of 7th and 8th grade students will be able to stop by a classroom if they missed an earlier session.
Student schedules will be available for pick-up in your child’s 1st hour class.
Schedule for the Night
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
1st Hour - 7:00 p.m. – 7:09 p.m.
2nd Hour - 7:12 p.m. – 7:27 p.m.
3rd Hour - 7:30 p.m. – 7:39 p.m.
4th Hour - 7:42 p.m. – 7:51 p.m.
5th Hour - 7:54 p.m. – 8:03 p.m.
6th Hour - 8:06 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
7th Hour – 8:18 – 8:27
6th Grade: Your Student’s Even Day Elective/Support Class
7th and 8th Grades: Make-Up Session for families that missed an earlier class
If you haven't already made your $25 per student donation to support our PTO activities, please consider doing so.
You can make your donation via School Pay, Venmo (@SmithKnightsPTO) or by making a check out to "Smith PTO" and turning it into the Main Office.
Smith's PTO appreciates your help.
SMITH NEEDS CLOTHING DONATIONS...
For many different reasons, we often see students in the clinic who need a change of clothes. We like to be able to provide them with something clean & dry so they can continue their school day comfortably.
Our supply has run VERY low though. If you have old/extra pants, shirts, and even shoes at home that you are looking to part with, we would greatly appreciate the donation.
*Please make sure they are washed.
LUNCH INFORMATION...IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ!!!
- Lunch is not free for all students this year. Families who qualify for free or reduced meals, must complete the 2022-23 application, which is available on the district's website or by clicking this link https://www.troy.k12.mi.us/departments/food-service/free-reduced-lunch-program.
- If you do not qualify for free or reduced meals, you may begin depositing money into your student's account at any time via SchoolPay. They can also pay with cash and the cash will be deposited into your student's lunch account at the register.
- Breakfast: $2.00 Lunch: $3.50 - $4.00
- STUDENTS MUST HAVE THEIR ID'S ON THEM IN ORDER TO PURCHASE SCHOOL LUNCH.
JOIN CROSS COUNTRY!!
Attention all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students interested in participating in Cross Country this fall. Our first practice is Thursday, September 8th from 3:05-4:00 pm. Please bring clothes to run it. We will hand out the practice calendar and begin our training for the IM Cross Country meet in October. Forms and important information will be available in room 15 and on the Schoology Group. See the flyers in the hall for more information and the Schoology Group code.
We will practice twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday until 4:00. Please arrange for your ride to pick you up immediately after practice. If you have questions, see Mrs. Lerdahl or Mrs. Glab.
JOIN ROBOTICS CLUB!
Enrollment for Smith Robotics club is currently open. Smith has 5 Robotics team competing in First Tech Challenge https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc.
This program is open to all middle school students. If interested in joining an existing team or forming a new team please enroll using the provided link below. Smith Robotics will host an open house next week. More information will be send via E-mail.
SMITH'S DROP OFF & PICK-UP PROCEDURES
Tuesday, September 20 Girls Basketball Game vs Hart (Home)
Wednesday, September 21 Football Game vs Boulan (Home)
Thursday, September 22 Girls Basketball Game vs Reuther (Home)
Tuesday, September 27 Football Game vs Larson (Away)
Tuesday, September 27 Girls Basketball Game vs Larson (Away)
Wednesday, September 28 Half Day (A.M. Only)
Thursday, September 29 Girls Basketball Game vs Avondale (Away)
Wednesday, October 19th 8:19 a.m. - 3:03 p.m. Full Day of School
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thursday, October 20th 8:19 a.m.–11:54 a.m. Half Day of School
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Parent/Teacher Conferences
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Parent/Teacher Conferences
Friday, October 21st 8:19 a.m. - 11:54 a.m. Half Day of School
LATE ARRIVALS & EARLY DISMISSALS
SMITH DROP OFF CART PROCEDURES
Smith Middle School Twitter - @SMITHKNIGHTS
Feel free to follow the great things happening at Smith Middle School on Twitter. We often share pictures from our school day, highlight student work and classroom activities, and celebrations.
Welcome to the Smith Middle School Athletics Section
This link will take you to the Smith website athletics page which is designed to provide students/parents/guardians with the resources you need to help your child be successful.
Special programs, contact information, required and optional forms, account links, and much more can be found in this section.