Sherman Middle School

April 4 - April 8

BEARCAT Happenings!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Assistant Principal Week!

We love our APs!

Wed., April 6th - 6th grade A&B Honor Roll Celebration!

Thurs., April 7th - 7th & 8th grade A&B Honor Roll Celebration! 4:00 p.m. SMS Tennis Match vs. Piner @ SMS

Fri., April 8th - A Honor Roll Celebration!

Coming Up:

Sat., May 21st - 7:00-10:00 p.m. 8th Grade Farewell @ SHS

Honors BAND UIL - Sweepstakes!

Honors Band - received straight 1's at our UIL competition on Thursday, March 31st. We are so proud of you all! Way to compete and represent SMS for our Inaugural year! SMS has an amazing Band Program and outstanding students led by Annette Mitchell, Band Director!

Way to go Honors Band! #GoBearcats

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Symphonic Band UIL

SMS Symphonic Band received an Excellent rating on stage and a Superior rating on Sight Reading. We are so proud of our students and their hard work! Thank you Melinda Najera, Assistant Band Director!
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Reading in Ms. Cummins' Class!

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Spring Fling Dance

PTA sponsored a dance on Friday night! The students had a great time! BIG thank you to the parents and staff that chaperoned, decorated and ran the concessions!


Students in Ms. Ms. Cagle's STEM and Robotics classes are building windmills. Students plan and work together to complete this build! Great work!

Bearcat Builder - Thank you Mr. Monk!

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Mrs. Jenson, SMS Art Teacher

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Farewell Guidelines - 8th Grade ONLY

Farewell Guidelines

· Admission is limited to currently enrolled SISD 8th grade students only

· Current SISD ID must be shown for admission @ the door

· Attending students must meet the following discipline criteria during the 4th 9-Week grading period as established in the Student Handbook:

  • No DAEP placements
  • No out of school suspensions
  • No more than two ISS placements

Appropriate attire- formal wear:

  • Strapless dresses must have clear/transparent straps
  • No low cut or cleavage showing
  • No stomachs showing
  • Back side-nothing bare below the bra line
  • Slits (if any) must be closed at fingertip length
  • Short dresses cannot be shorter than three inches above the knee
  • No shorts
  • No jeans
  • No gym wear
  • No sagging (No underwear showing)
  • No t-shirts
  • No flip flops

Any student that leaves before the official end of the dance will not be readmitted

Students must be picked up promptly at 10:00 p.m.

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Become a SMS Bearcat Builder!

SMS Bearcat Builders is an initiative to encourage parents, relatives, guardians, community members and other positive role models to become more active in our students’ education.

Here are some ways you can be a part of what SMS is doing to become a "Bearcat Builder":

- Greeting at the door during arrival (High-fives & good mornings)

- Mentors

- Hallway greeters

- Lunch

- Building Projects

- Attend events

- Classroom connections: share careers, talents, etc..

- Supplies & material prep

- Chaperones

- Donations & Support

and much more! Become a SMS HERO! Become a Bearcat Builder!

CLICK HERE to get started!

Suicide Prevention Awareness

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Sherman ISD requires background checks for volunteers and other purposes. If you plan to volunteer or have been instructed to submit a background check, please review the following:

  • Completion of this form is required once each year.
  • Background checks are cleared at the end of the school year by the last week of June.
  • New background checks can be submitted for a new school year starting in July.
  • Use your legal name as it appears on your driver's license or other official ID.
  • This form requires either a Social Security Number or Visa Number in order to complete the application.
  • Background results may take 3-5 business days to complete.

To volunteer, you must fill out an application every year. Please click here to fill out an application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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Who Are We? Bearcats!

Sherman Middle School serves 6th, 7th & 8th grade students with a wide variety of activities and opportunities where they can explore their full potential as young Bearcats both on campus and in the community. The campus provides a supportive school atmosphere that focuses on the development of well-rounded students by meeting the social and emotional needs of all students. All students are encouraged to be involved in both academics and extra-curricular activities and the campus encourages parents to become active educational partners to ensure success for all students.

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Sherman Middle School

Opening doors in the present, empowering students to confidently step into their future.

Amy Porter, Principal

2021-2022- Academic Calendar

SMS Administrative Team