Daily Announcements

Weekly Planning document
This document is shared with students each Monday so they can enter the ‘big rocks’ for the upcoming week into their planner/calendar. Parents should ask their child about this and take a look at their planner each week.

Video game club meets today, Tuesday 1/17 from 3-4pm in Mr. Langel’s room, room 808. Please sign up ahead of time on Mr. Langel’s blog.

2/6th Grade Play – Video Mania cast and crew: please make sure to check the board outside the drama room for the rehearsal schedule for this week and next.

2017 Waukee After-Prom Daddy Daughter Dance. February 18, 6-7:30 pm. $25.00 per couple. Ages 2-22. For more information and to download the registration form visit: click HERE

Star Struck Up coming events click HERE for more information on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14 for Waukee STAR STRUCK 2017!

Second Semester – will begin on a “B” day Tuesday, January 17

Math Counts – All math counts participants please be to school by 12:45 on Saturday morning for the school competition.  Bring a pencil and calculator.  Be sure to have a ride home at the school by 3:30

6th Grade Play –The Video Mania rehearsal schedule for the next two weeks has been posted in the board outside the drama room. Please check there if you have questions about when you are needed for cast or crew rehearsals. The costume crew will meet tomorrow morning at 7:30 in Mrs. McGrath’s room.

3 on 3 BB league – Great chance to have fun and compete with your friends and classmates. Available to all Waukee Middle and South Middle School students.Your team is guaranteed a minimum of 10 games plus a tournament.Four days of fun one day a week for four weeks.
Boys League/Tournament:Mondays Feb 13-March 6 3:30- 4:30 at Waukee Middle School Girls League/Tournament:Tuesdays Feb 14- March 7 3:30-4:30
We would prefer that you have teams of 4, but will accept teams of 3.
You must register individually and designate a team name that you have agreed upon when you register.
DO NOT register without a team.Cost is $30 per player. You can get more information and register at the following link. Look under Waukee Academy and see 3 on 3 League
http://www.waukeeschools.org/commed
Feel free to contact Mr. Campbell at Waukee Middle School with questions dcampbell@waukeeschools.org

SMS 6th Grade Student Newsletter releases the “Fall 2016″ edition. 

The best was to view the newsletter is to click the above links directly on the compatible device and file with open in the correct App. For example, if you are going to view the file on iPhone then click the ePUB file format link. The newsletter will open in iBooks App of Apple.  We are looking for feedback from parents so we can integrate your suggestions in our next newsletter

Box Tops Turn your Box Tops in TODAY before they expire!  Students will receive a prize, one per student.

Are you new to the Waukee schools this year?
Please complete the “New to Waukee” survey today!

South Middle School Video Game Group
Do you have a passion for video games? Want to game with your classmates after school? The video game group will spend the first 30 minutes discussing, learning and sharing info on games. The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to playing video games. Games will be played on equipment provided by the group leader or members playing on their phones and/or handheld devices. All games played in the group must be rated either Early Childhood, Everyone, or Everyone 10+ as rated by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. Grades 6-7. Group leader: Ryan Langel.
Dates: October 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, May 2 & 16.
Day: Tuesdays (1st & 3rd of each month)
Time: 3:00-4:00pm ~ Location: South Middle School, Room 808 ~ Fee: FREE

Hyperstream – There is still time to join. We will meet every Thursday from 3-4 PM during the school year. This event may coincide with Makerspace twice a month. We learn about technology through Robotics, Coding, and App Development using lessons to help us create our own work for Hyperstream Competitions. Be prepared to use your Problem Solving skills during our time together.

Makerspace – We will meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday’s from 3 P.M – 4 P.M. Bring your problem solving skills to innovate and create. We will have a variety of activities each time to try something new and creative. Some activities are limited and they will vary from event to event with a few exceptions. Each Monday before the event, please fill out this form by clicking on this link:  MAKERSPACE SIGNUP

Lifetouch-School Pictures Parent Customer Care #:866-955-8342 if you have questions regarding school photos our 2016 school name: BN806513Q0Click HERE to download order form 2016-17. Please refer to Revtrack if you are in question if you paid for a 2016-17 year book for your child. Verify School name, South Middle School. Photo re-takes, Wednesday, October 19 from 7:30-10:00AM

 

Looking to get around South MS? Here is the map:

Music links, click on  Band, Choir and 6th grade chorus information regarding 2015-16 performances.

Remember our dismissal time on early out days will be at 12:58 pm

Transportation-Busing Students are not allowed to ride a different bus home with another student.  For example, Johnny can not ask his friend Joey to ride the bus home with him if Joey is not assigned to that bus.


 

2016-17 REGISTRATION

All Waukee Schools will be continuing with ONLINE REGISTRATION for all students for the 2016-2017 school year. Registration packets will NOT be mailed home. Parents will receive a notification via e-mail during the month of July. If you have changed your email address, please notify the building secretary or district office of your current email address. You may log into Power School one week before school to check your child’s schedule.

School Supplies 2016-17  PTO Supply boxes orders ended in mid July. If you ordered one, the box will be delivered to your child’s Advisory teacher before school starts. Families can find the supply list below:

  • Click HERE to view the 2016-17 supply list.

Incoming 7th graders Immunization Requirement for students to enter 7th grade: All students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade and born on or after September 15, 2000, will need proof of an adolescent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough)  booster immunization (called Tdap) for school entrance next fall. Your current 6th grade students will need this immunization to enter 7th grade for the 2016-17 school year. Please contact your medical care provider or Nurse Mrs. B at school if any questions (987-3222 Ext #6703).