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Parent/Teacher Conferences that were scheduled for October 11th have been moved to October 18th for the same time slots. Additionally, there are still spots available.


Click one of the links below to sign up for a time slot:











Ms. Winland's Team


(or contact the SMS Office Manager at 803-490-7005)


These conferences are scheduled for you and your child’s teachers to discuss your child’s academic performance through the first quarter of this school year.

If you are unable to attend a conference on these days, please call the office manager
and indicate that you would like to schedule a conference for another time during
regular school hours. Your child’s team will work with you to schedule a conference
time convenient for you.

Thank you for all that you do to help us ensure your child’s academic success!


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2018-2019
Sandhills Middle School Volleyball Schedule


Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Aug. 28

Batesburg-Leesville

Swansea High School

5:30

Aug. 30

Pine Ridge (2)

Swansea High School

5:00

Sept. 4

Fulmer (2)

Swansea High School

5:00

Sept. 6

At Pelion

Pelion Middle

5:30

Sep. 11

Gilbert

Swansea High School

5:30

Sep. 13

At Northside

Northside Middle

5:30

Sep. 18

At Busbee

Busbee Middle

5:30

Sept. 19

 Pelion

Swansea High School

5:00

Sept. 25

At Batesburg Leesville

Batesburg Leesville Middle

5:30

Oct. 2

Northside

Swansea High School

5:30

Oct. 4

Gilbert

Gilbert Middle

5:30

Oct. 9

Busbee

Swansea High School

5:30

Oct. 11

1st Round

TBD

TBD

Oct. 13

PAC Tournament

TBD

TBD

DoubleHeaders are indicated by (2) beside the team




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2018-2019

Student Supply List


● (4) 1.5" three-ring binders (durable)

● (4) Binder Dividers with tabs

● (2) 100 sheet "Marble" composition notebooks for journals

● (4) Folders (3 prong, 2 pockets)

● Loose-leaf notebook paper (yearlong supply)

● Pencils (yearlong supply)

● Colored pencils

● Blue or black pens

● Highlighters

● Pencil Bag (CLEAR with holes to place in 3-ring binder)

● Four-function calculator (Math)

Individual courses may have additional supply requests. Donations of clorox wipes, paper towels, and hand sanitizer are welcomed!


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Information on Vaccines

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to assure that all children and teens receive recommended vaccines to prevent disease.  DHEC reminds parents and guardians that South Carolina law requires that all students entering 7th grade receive one (1) dose of Tdap vaccine. The Tdap vaccine protects preteens and teens from three serious diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough).  

It is important to know that there are three other vaccines that all preteens and teens are recommended to receive: human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, a cancer prevention vaccine, meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY) that prevents some types of meningitis, and the yearly flu vaccine.

We are reminding you now so that you have time to plan for your child to be vaccinated early, before the start of 7th grade.  Beat the back to school rush, a good time to get all of these vaccines is during a yearly health checkup.   Talk to your child’s health care provider now about what vaccines he or she needs.  Ask about these vaccines at a physical exam required for sports, school or camp.  Make sure you get an updated SC Certificate of Immunization to give to your school nurse. This certificate is required by state law for school attendance. 

Your local DHEC health department also can provide these vaccines.  Call 1-855-472-3432 to make an appointment.  For more information about vaccinations in South Carolina, 

go to scdhec.gov/Health/Vaccinations/



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SMS Beta Club Penny Wars raises $633 for 
Palmetto Richland Children's Hospital




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Sandhills Middle has been named
 a Banner Recognition 
Unified Champion School!


Sandhills Middle School Banner Recognition Letter


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Our Vision


We aspire to be a personalized system of learning   where students master rigorous content while becoming engaged citizens.


Palmetto Silver Award

2010 - 2015

Palmetto Silver Closing the Gap Award, 2014


National BETA School of Distinction

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SMS TransformSC Innovation Plan

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Congratulations to Ms. Kristine Kouba!

2018-19 SMS Teacher of the Year


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SMS Hours of Operation

                           7:30 a.m.   SMS Office Opens
                                                 Student drop-off begins.  
                                                 Universal breakfast begins in cafeteria.
                           7:40 a.m.   Car riders eating breakfast must arrive in cafeteria.
                           7:50 a.m.   Tardy Bell - Learning begins!

                                     PARENT MUST SIGN-IN STUDENTS ARRIVING AFTER 7:50 A.M.

                              2:20 p.m.    Cut-off for early student dismissal
                              2:50 p.m.    Dismissal / Car rider line begins
                              3:20 p.m.    Students must be picked up
                              4:00 p.m.    SMS Office Closes

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