Ben Brock
We are so excited for this school year with our new 6th grade students who have merged from Winn and SES!! Here is their first picture as an entire group as official Shepherd Middle School Blue Jays!!
about 5 hours ago, Ben Brock
Jay Travis
The first practice for middle school volleyball will be Monday, August 26th from 3:00-5:00 in the middle school gym. Athletes MUST have a physical before the first day of practice. The parent meeting will be Thursday, August 29th at 5:15 in the middle school gym.
15 days ago, Jay Travis
Jay Travis
The first practice for middle school cross country is Monday, Aug 26th from 3:00-5:00. There's a parent meeting at 5:00 in the ms/hs cafeteria on this day as well. Athletes must have a physical before the first day of practice. The first two mile race is September 4th.
16 days ago, Jay Travis
Ben Brock
SMS and SES staff members were committed to getting better today by attending professional development with Dr. Fred Johnson. The topic Dr. Johnson discussed was on “Using Restorative Discipline and PBIS Strategies in the Classroom.” Our teachers are committed to providing better experiences for your children. Go Jays!!
2 months ago, Ben Brock
Jay Travis
This is a reminder that we will not be offering athletic physicals at the school again this year but there is an opportunity to get a physical in Alma tomorrow from 1:00-5:00 at the Family Practice Center. You don't need an appointment. The cost is $25.00. See the flyer below.
2 months ago, Jay Travis
Jay Travis
Congratulations to our new record holders in middle school track! Nico Lopez, Mitchell Walters, Tate Ross, & Joel Bendele in the 3200m Relay 9:27.44 Kendell Wilcox in the High Jump 5'1" Ariel Warner in the 400 meters 1:02.69
3 months ago, Jay Travis
Jay Travis
Any 8th grade boy interested in playing soccer in the fall should attend the sign up meeting Thursday at 11:50 in Mr. Travis' classroom (303).
3 months ago, Jay Travis
Jay Travis
Congratulations to the boys and girl track teams. Both placed 7th out 63 schools in the small school division of the Megastar meet. Congratulations to the boys 4x800 relay for breaking the school record with the team of Mitchell Walters, Tate Ross, Joel Bendele, and Nico Lopez.
3 months ago, Jay Travis
Ben Brock
Congrats to Sarah Montney on earning 3rd place at the Regional Spelling Bee held at Mid Michigan College yesterday. She competed against the top spellers in our entire region. We are very proud of her efforts. There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
3 months ago, Ben Brock
Jay Travis
Congratulations to the middle school track teams. The girls finished runner-up in the TVC west division and the boys brought home the championship trophy. Great job athletes and coaches!
3 months ago, Jay Travis
Ben Brock
Our final day of school will be a full day on Friday, June 7th. Please see the attached memo from Superintendent Steve Brimmer. Go Jays!!
3 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Our April S.Y.R.U.P. Award Winners are pictured below. We are proud of them and how they represent our school as students and citizens. Thanks to Chief Sawyer for running this fantastic program and to Mitchell’s for donating the pizza to our students. There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
3 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Congrats to Mrs. Laura Courtright on being selected as the SMS High Flier for this month. She goes over and beyond for all of her students and has been an integral part of the Blue Jay family for years. She challenges her students to achieve and builds a great rapport with each child when they have her in 6th Grade Math. Mrs. Courtright also assists in Faculty Council and in the process has helped to move our school culture and climate forward. Thanks for all you do, Mrs. Courtright. (She is pictured below with last month’s High Flier winner, Mrs. King.) There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Our SMS Student Council stepped it up this week with providing gifts and acknowledgment to our staff during Teacher Appreciation Week. Thanks to Mrs. Sickles and Mrs. Moeggenborg as our STUCO advisors as they have empowered our students to work together as one. Go Jays!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Our SMS Girls Track Team finished in 2nd place at the 12 team Ithaca Relays yesterday. There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!! (Representing the team below are Ariel Warner, Elle Himebaugh, Emma Wood, and Ellie Sickles)
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
6th Grade Camp fun!! Go Jays!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Thanks to all the SMS students who volunteered this past weekend at the Maple Syrup Festival. From helping serve pancakes and sausage to assisting in the parade, we appreciate all the help representing our belief system of giving back to our community. There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Please make sure to check out our #WhyYouMatter posters with every SMS student and staff member in the building. Thanks to all of our counselors and students for organizing this and hanging every poster up in our hallway. Go Jays!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Our students have been working hard to finish developing their #WhyYouMatter statements and taking their portraits. We are so proud of our entire student body and the strengths they bring to our community!! Very soon, we will begin hanging these portraits in the halls at SMS. Please take a few minutes during the Maple Syrup Festival to enjoy the gallery, and encourage our awesome students!! Go Jays!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
The SMS Junior Jay Jazz band performed this morning at Alma College. We are proud of their performance as they represented Mrs. Gross and the team’s hard work very well!! There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
4 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
Your March SYRUP Winners for SMS!! Thanks, Chief Sawyer, for making an impact on our students. These students exhibited positive academic and behavior characteristics and were recommended by their teachers. There’s no better time than now to be a Blue Jay!!
5 months ago, Ben Brock
Ben Brock
We are very proud of SMS Choir teacher, Mr. Myers, in preparing our SHS students. He worked countless hours with Mrs. McLoughlin as they prepared and had a very successful musical this past weekend. You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown was a hit that everyone enjoyed. Go Jays!!
5 months ago, Ben Brock