Welcome / General Information

Our Mission
SMS strives to provide a safe and positive learning environment designed to meet the diverse needs of our student body. We are Sardis Middle School, expecting excellence from day one.

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Important!! Please take the student survey below by Sunday, August 9th.

Student Survey for Fall 2020

This is very important and will help us get you in the right classes and reduce schedule changes.





New Staggered Start for Traditional Students

Our system will begin the school year with a staggered start for our traditional students. This will allow everyone time to fine-tune various routines as well as make any necessary adjustments.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, Aug. 17 - Students with a last name beginning A-M 
Tuesday, Aug. 18 - Students with a last name beginning N-Z 
Wednesday, Aug. 19 -  Students with a last name beginning A-M  
Thursday, Aug. 20 -  Students with a last name beginning N-Z
Friday, Aug. 21 - All traditional students will report to campus



SMS New Student/Parent Orientation Meeting

If you missed the meeting on August 3rd, please see the video and document below.



Meeting Notes



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Reopening Information


Click the links below for more information!

PowerPoint Slides Information (Also In Above Video)

Supply List 
The supply list is also available outside of the school. Copies will be in a plastic box.



Click the links below for more information!

Etowah County Schools: Instructional Options 2020-2021 (Traditional vs. Virtual)

ECBOE Quicksheet Reopening Guide


Parent Guide for Reopening Etowah County Schools

Etowah County Schools 2020-2021 Reopening Plan FAQ

Guia para padres sobre reapertura de escuelas

Plan de reapertura de escuelas del condado de Etowah 2020-2021


Statewide School Technology Survey


SchoolsPLP Overview Videos
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Daily Announcements  

  • SMS Summer Hours: 9 AM-12 PM, Monday-Thursday
  • Students return on August 17th. 
  • All incoming 6th graders are required to have updated immunization records.
  • If you are in need of food or other essential resources please call 211 to obtain contact information for local organizations that may be able to help.
  • Band Camp: August 10th-14th, 4 PM-7 PM.
  • SMS ATHLETES: Please use these forms to complete the sign-up process for Dragonfly. This will be the new way we complete forms for student-athletes. If you have any questions, please contact your coach or call the school. Our school code is AJE8WH. (Dragonfly Info Sheet One / Dragonfly Info Sheet Two)
  • Junior High Football: To stay updated, sign up for Remind by texting @smsfb2020 to 81010. Practice will start Monday, August 10th, 3:15 PM-5 PM. Kids may be dropped off at the field house by the game field. Equipment will be passed out during the beginning of the first three practices. Bring your own water to practice and stay hydrated throughout the day. 
  • Junior High Softball: To stay updated, sign up for Remind by texting @smssb20 to 81010.
  • Junior High Girls Basketball: Tryouts are July 28th, 11 AM-12:30PM and August 6th, 6 PM-7:30 PM.

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In Other News...


aptsummerfun

Summer Fun with Alabama Public Television! Click the picture above for more information. 


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2019-2020 Awards Day!

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A Message from 8th Grade Teachers!


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titanfood

Thank You, Titan Food!

Misty Kerr, with Titan Food, provided around 150 meals in the Sardis are on April 30th.


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creative writing

Congratulations!

The following students placed at the county level:

Drama- Jaelie Grace Powell (1st Place)
Fiction- Troy Moon (1st Place)
Fiction- Jessica Noble (Honorable Mention)
Illustrated Story- Arianna Pratt (2nd Place)
Poetry- Caleb Parrish (Honorable Mention)
Website- Miguel Maldonado (1st Place)

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COVID19

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Congratulations, Jr. Beta Club!

The SMS Jr. Beta Club attended the annual state conference and came home with awards and recognitions! 

betastatewinners

Academic Test Winners
Violet - 1st Place in 6th Grade Language Arts
Marissa - 2nd Place in 6th Grade Social Studies
Griffin - 1st Place in 8th Grade Science

These students qualify for Nationals in Forth Worth, TX!

betagrowth

Mrs. England and her students received an award for having at least 10% growth in convention attendance! 
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Congratulations, Coronation Representatives!

Click here to see the list of representatives.

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SMS Peer Helpers Encourage Everyone to Make a U and End Bullying!

 seebully 

arebullied

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bullyboard

cyberbully


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creative writing

Congratulations!

The following students will participate in the county-wide creative writing contest:

Drama- Jaelie Grace Powell
Fiction- Jessi Noble and Troy Moon
Illustrated Story- Arianna Pratt
Non-Fiction- Autumn Abernathy and Adrianna Parker
Poetry- Caleb Parrish and Mario Gonzalez
Webpage- Miguel Maldonado

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bskball


Congratulations, JH Basketball!

7th Girls: County Runner-Up
8th Girls: County Runner-Up
8th Boys: County Champion

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winterballpics

Winter Ball Pictures!

Click the link below and use the following password: 9128.

Winter Ball Photo Booth Pictures

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smschoir


SMS 7th and 8th Choir

The SMS Choir visited Shepard's Cove to spread holiday cheer!

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SMS Peer Helpers

Front Row (AnaRuth Stewart, Jordan Knight, and Marissa Lang)
Middle Row (Garrett Holland, Kaitlyn Ellison, Donovan Hernandez, and Marcy Strange)
Back Row (Braden Carver, Libby Kate Talton, Emilee Childers, Shelby Smith-Oaks, and Cooper Sauls)

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allstate

Alabama All-State Choir Festival

Choir members (Taylor Benefield, Katelyn Ellison, Mary Ellen Ford, Andrew Polk, Libby Kate Talton, and Jaelie Grace Powell) from Sardis Middle School auditioned for Alabama All-State Choir Festival.

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kindnesswall

Happy World Kindness Day (11/13/19)!

SMS Peer Helpers created a kindness wall with notes of encouragement and positivity. Students were encouraged to take notes for themselves or friends.

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toyandsoy

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Jamie Shirley

Support Staff of the Year: Mr. Justin Childers


SMS appreciates your hard work and dedication to the school and community!

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barit

Congratulations, Barit Snead!

Barit finished 24th out of 137 runners in the State 5A Cross Country competition!

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vetday

Thank You, Veterans!

SMS had a wonderful Veterans Day program with guest speakers and community representatives.

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Thank you, Senator Jones!

Sardis Middle School received several mini-grants this school year!

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