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Important Information

Beta Club will meet on January 16th, from 2:45 until 3:30, in the SMS multipurpose room. Members should bring their Chromebook to the meeting. Please let Miss Campbell know if you cannot attend.

Reminder:  Volunteer Forms need to be filled out EACH SCHOOL YEAR. This even includes people who work in the District.  You can pick up a form at the front desk or download a form from this link.

Suwannee Middle School has created the first PC based middle school Esports club in Florida. Esports is a growing extracurricular activity that allows students to join a team and compete with other schools around the country. At Suwannee Middle School, we will be competing through the game Rocket League. Rocket League is loosely defined as “car soccer”. Teams of three players compete with another team of three. The goal is to get the soccer ball into the appropriate net before time expires. 

Our team meets every Thursday after school in room 1205. Players, called Scholar Players, must maintain a 2.0 average and abide by the club’s Code of Conduct in order to compete. Practices are open to all students interested, provided they have parent permission and have signed the Code of Conduct. Club sponsors are also planning a Parent Night for all interested in supporting the SMS Esports Club. SRO Jacob Williamson and teacher Tammy Neil are sponsoring the club at SMS.

We will begin scrimmages this Thursday (1/23/2020) after school in my classroom. Our first official match is scheduled for Feb. 20 against the FH Knights (New Jersey). All are welcome to attend. There will be multiple games happening at the same time.

Teacher of the Year

Heather Dean

Congratulations 6th Grade Science Teacher, Heather Dean, as being chosen SMS Teacher of the Year.

School Related Employee of the Year

Linda

Congratulations to Linda Strait for being chosen as SMS School Related Employee of the Year.

Students of the Month

NOV. Student of the month

Congratulations to our students of the month. Thank you Beef O Brady’s for sponsoring and rewarding our students

November Students of the Month:


 Bottom row: Hepzibah Mercado, Matthew Djulvez, Zakk Womble, John Gest, Bianca Torres

Back row: Albiery Casado, Noah Garrison, Sean Smith, Anna Evans, Shania Spencer

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to the 2019-20 SMS Spelling Bee champion, Dusty Wardrep(right), and runner-up, Michelle Virgil(Left). Special thanks to our pronouncer, Carla Blalock; judges, Dr. Bill Brothers, Angie Hester, and Angie Stuckey; SMS principal, Laura Williams; and spelling bee coordinator, Jennifer Campbell. Dusty will represent SMS at the district competition in January. Go Bullpups!

Congratulations

Honor Band
Congratulations to Lakota Anderson (8th gr trumpet), Benson Nissley (7th gr french horn), and Hannah McDonald (8th gr oboe) who made the North Florida Honor Band- Hundreds of students from 6 area counties auditioned playing scales, a prepared etude, and sight-reading. The top 60 scoring students made the honor band. They will spend 3 days in rehearsals in January to prepare for a concert.