Raptor News

Otho E. Stuart Middle School

Get Ready to RISE, Raptors!

We are incredibly excited to open our doors and officially welcome our Raptors to the 20-21 school year. Every safety precaution is in place to ensure our Raptors have a positive experience while ensuring students and staff stay safe. Our teachers have been working tirelessly planning engaging lessons to ensure a positive learning experience for our Raptors. Every detail, every lesson, every activity has been meticulously planned to ensure learning take place in every format; virtual, hybrid, synchronous, and asynchronous.


Thank you for your patience and for allowing us the time to practice, plan and test our practices. These past two weeks have been an incredible gift, which will undoubtedly result in a much better and safer experience for all.


Together, we will continue to RISE!


Fabricio Velez, Principal

Raptor Cafe - Student Virtual Support

As promised, this year our Raptors will be receiving virtual support from our highly qualified teachers during the times that they are at home (asynchronous times). This support is provided to our community as it was one of their main concerns during our Q&A. Please know that your child can access this resource during the scheduled times on a regular basis.


8th Grade: 12:34 PM - 1:34 PM

7th Grade: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

6th Grade: 12:34 PM - 1:34 PM AND 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

ESL/Gifted & Talented: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM


Please click HERE to access information on accessing support for your Raptor. All links will be added by the end of the day on Tuesday, September 1st.

Extracurricular Activities (Clubs)

We are excited to announce that we will be providing extracurricular activity opportunities for all Stuart Middle School students from 4:00 - 4:32 PM on their asynchronous learning days. We are proud to offer many different choices, incorporating a variety of interests. Most clubs will require a semester long commitment, whereas a few are a year long commitment. After reviewing the activity descriptions, please contact the activity sponsor with questions and/or to sign up.


We will be hosting a virtual meet-and-greet September 1-4 from 4:00-4:32 PM, with activities beginning the week of September 8, 2020. For the meet-and-greet, please click the activity link on the activity description page.


Click HERE to access additional information on the different clubs. Please know that we are still adding the links. They will be ready before 3 PM on Tuesday, September 1st.

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Stuart's National Honor Society

The Stuart National Junior Honor Society will be conducting 7th grade induction this fall. Since we were not able to hold the induction process and ceremony last spring due to safety restrictions, we will invite the 7th graders who have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher AND have upheld good character. The induction process will begin in mid-September with a tentative Induction Ceremony date in mid-October.


If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Lindise Myers at lmyers@sd27j.net or at 720 685-5559.