SMS Bulletin 5.09.16

Show Respect-Make a Difference-Set the Bar High

Mission and Vision

Schmucker Middle School strives to cultivate a thriving learning environment that promotes academic excellence, socially responsible and productive citizenship, and lifelong learning. At Schmucker, we are a community of learners committed to showing respect, making a difference and setting the bar high.

"Our Students, Our School, Our Community"

To do list

1. SS and Science teachers decide which content area will be administering the final SRI assessment.

2. Please complete IPLI survey

3. Math and LA teachers attend Janet Rummel PD this week

Advisory Period

The PTO is planning some fun activities as part of a Spartan Stomp on 5/17 (8th) and 5/24 (6th/7th) at the end of the day. Advisory classes will be competing in several events. Advisory will be 50 minutes on this day.

Week 36

5/9: 5 Star week 5: Pre-Choice Choices

5/10: One Book/One School

5/11: One Book/One School

5/12: One Book/One School

5/13: One Book/One School

SRI Test: Create a Schedule

SRI Testing -May 9th through May 27th.

Classes should test during the first two weeks.

Grade levels can choose to test our of science or social studies.

Please email Lee when students will be testing so she can schedule makeups.

IPLI Survey

These are the two surveys I discussed at the last staff meeting. Thank you for taking the time to complete these surveys for me. Your responses are anonymous.

Leadership Capacity Inventory:

School Culture Survey:

End of Year Staff Party

Come join the fun as we conclude this school year at the Granger Golf Club. Please indicate if you will be attending this year but signing up on the google doc. We need to have a good idea on how many people are attending by the end of this week.

End of Year Party Sign Up

Standards for Success: TER

All observations should be complete. Kent, Kevin and I will be scheduling meetings will all teachers to review TER scores for this school year. All teachers should at least upload a lesson plan and domain 3 (leadership) documentation. Artifacts are due no later than 5/27.

8th Grade Advisory Teachers

We would like to put together a slide show of photos of our 8th graders that would play in advisory on 5/31. 8th graders will get their yearbooks at this time as well.

I need some help to make this work. Please email your advisory parents and ask for digital copies of photos (baby pictures, vacations, friends together). Please send them to me.


I want to encourage all teachers to sign up for PHM Technovation. The details are below. See email from Duke Lines for additional information.

PHM Technovation 2016 Site

PHM Technovation 2016 Attendee Registration

Cheers for Peers

Don't forget to cheer for your peers.

Cheers for Peers

Sporting Events

Click her to see our school calendar of events.

Click here to see who is signed up to work sporting events.

SMS Sports Sign-Up