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Suffield Middle School Grades 6-8

350 Mountain RoadDoors Open:7:15 a.m.
Suffield, CT 06078School Hours:7:35 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Phone: 860-668-3820  Main Office Hours:7:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Fax: 860-668-3088Guidance Office Hours:  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Middle School News and Announcements


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Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 

Your next rehearsal on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 is a mandatory rehearsal. If you are planning to audition for the Drama Production, please schedule your auditions on a day other than Wednesday, December 3rd.

Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 

The girls and boys interscholastic basketball teams will be holding their try-outs on Monday, December 8th, Wednesday, December 10th and Thursday, December 11th. All 7th and 8th grade boys and girls that are academically eligible may try out. Sign up sheets are in the Guidance Office. Health forms permission slip (attached here) must be up- to- date and approved by the nurse no later than Friday, December 5th. There will be no exceptions. Please see Coach Daly (adaly@suffield.org) or Coach Dobi (mdobi@suffield.org) with questions.

Parent and Student Participation Permission Form / Health Form - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 
The Newsletter Club invites you to submit writing to be published and included in the Suffield Middle School Newsletter. Writing can include a short story, a poem, a book review, or even an editorial comment giving your perspective or feelings on an issue that you feel is important in the school. Other types of articles may include an article about a club that you participate in, a field trip, or sports intramural activities. There is a labeled box located in the Guidance Department for your submissions. We look forward to your participation and contribution to the Suffield Middle School Newsletter.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 
Bring in a baby or toddler picture to be included in the Eighth Grade Yearbook. It is fun to see your classmates as babies or toddlers. Please put your photos in one of the labeled drop boxes located in Guidance, Mrs. Organek's room, or Mr. McEvoy's room. Make sure that your name is on the picture. Submission may be sent electronically as well. Photos will NOT be returned. Deadline is Friday, December 19, 2014.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 
The November edition of the newsletter is posted below. Enjoy!

SMS Student November Newsletter - PDF

Posted Monday, Nov 24, 2014 

The Quebec Trip has been scheduled for May 1-4, 2015! An important parent/guardian meeting will take place on MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria. Please see the attached letter for more details regarding the trip and requirements.
Questions? Contact Madame Khawaja at ckhawaja@suffield.org.

Parent Letter - PDF

Posted Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 

Our PTAC is sponsoring the annual HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE on December 11th in the gymnasium at the middle school.
See the attached flyer for more information!

Flyer - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 

On Thursday, December 11, 2014, there are two big events at Suffield Middle School! Our Winter Concert in the auditorium and the PTAC Holiday Bazaar in the cafeteria. Make plans to come to SMS for an enjoyable evening!

The Winter Concert will take place on December 11th in the SMS auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. Students in grades 6 through 8 band and chorus classes will participate. Please see the attached information letter for more details regarding arrival times and appropriate dress required for all students.

Letter - PDF

Posted Monday, Nov 10, 2014 
Blankets are $25.00 and headbands are $5.00. Please email your order to: Kathie Bond at kbond11@sbcglobal.net.
Posted Monday, Nov 10, 2014 

On Monday, November 24th, there will be a mandatory informational meeting for all students interested in participating in the 2014-15 SMS Drama Club production of "The Sound of Music".
Permission slips are available in the Guidance Office or attached here.
Students must have a signed permission slip to attend the meeting.

Permission Slip / Informational Flyer - PDF

Posted Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 

If you need a Peer Mediation Session, please complete the attached form and bring to the Guidance Department.

Questions? Contact Mr. Kadamus (tkadamus@suffield.org) or Mrs. Scatolini (tscatolini@suffield.org

Peer Mediation Request - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 

Kelly Educational Staffing is Suffield's partner for the management of its substitute teacher program. Substitute teachers are employees of Kelly and undergo in-depth orientation and training developed in conjunction with EDTRAININGCENTER along with input from the administration from Suffield. Kelly Educational Staffing employees have access to flexible work schedules, group insurance, and 401K retirement plan participation. Additionally, Kelly employees receive weekly pay, and can be eligible for monetary service bonus plans, recognition and incentive programs. Kelly conducts several local workshops throughout the year to enhance classroom management skills. The workshops feature guest speakers from the Suffield School District who have been recognized for their leadership, as well as community partners such as members of Department of Child and Family (DCF).

Kelly Educational Staffing welcomes your interest – and can be reached directly at 860-674-1710 or kes1761@kellyservices.com. Alternately, complete an application via Suffield AppliTrack portal accessible on the Suffield website. Once you select substitute teaching as an area of interest, your application will be routed to Kelly Services for consideration.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Carney in Human Resources at 860-668-3802.

Posted Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 

COMING SOON!!!!
We are looking forward to Ski Club this year! Information and forms will be posted on the Ski Club (under Club & Activities) website on November 1st, 2014.
School contacts this year are
SHS Mr. Lowell
SMS Mrs. Vavalle

Flyer - PDF

Posted Friday, Oct 10, 2014 

If you are interested in joining the Math Olympiads team, please see the attached letter/permission slip. Questions? Contact James Ketcham at jketcham@suffield.org.

Letter / Permission Slip - PDF

Posted Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 

If you have an 8th grade student, you will want to download the attached documents below.

(1) Information about submitting baby pictures for the yearbook - PDF
(2) Information for submitting personal ads for the yearbook - PDF
If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Collins (jcollins@suffield.org)

Posted Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 

Please go to the Guidance Section for more information about becoming a Peer Mediator! The application is attached here.

Questions? Please contact the Guidance Office at 860-668-3823. 

Peer Mediator Application - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 6, 2014 

If you are interested in joining the Math Olympiads team, please see the attached letter/permission slip. Questions? Contact Sandy Hull at shull@suffield.org.

Letter / Permission Slip - PDF

Posted Monday, Oct 6, 2014 

The SMS PTAC would like to make it easier for parents to support their children's school without having to choose among traditional school fundraisers. You can simply send in the attached form with your donation. More details on the form. Please contact Maureen Sattan (PTAC Treasurer) at msattan1@msn.com with questions.

 PTAC Donation Form - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 

Attached are the Grynn & Barrett school photo order forms:
* All grades: individual photo order form
* Grade 8 only: aerial view panoramic photo order form

All students will be receiving their envelopes this week to bring home. Please remind them to bring back to school on picture day, Oct 9th.

School Photo Order Form - PDF

8th Grade Ariel Panoramic Order Form - PDF

Posted Friday, Sep 26, 2014 

Please see the updated map with instructions for student drop off at Suffield Middle School in the morning.

Morning Drop Off - PDF

The map for student pick up at SMS in the afternoon remains the same. See the attachment.

Afternoon Pick Up - PDF

Posted Monday, Sep 22, 2014 

Please use the attached form if you are picking up your child from a sporting event or game. If you have any questions, please contact the coach of your child's sports team.

 Request for Parent / Guardian to Transport Child from Athletic Contests - PDF

Posted Friday, Sep 19, 2014 

Interested in helping out with our student activities this year? Do you have questions about how you can help? Please use the attached list to contact one of the PTAC Board members if you have questions. Also, check out their FACEBOOK page: Suffield PTAC https://www.facebook.com/SuffieldPTAC

PTAC 2014 - 2015 Volunteer Chairpersons - PDF

Posted Friday, Sep 12, 2014 

The Late Bus Schedule for 2014-15 is attached here. The first day for late buses is Monday, September 15, 2014.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Myers in the Suffield Middle School Main Office at 860-668-3820 or gmyers@suffield.org or the Suffield High School Main Office at 860-668-3810.

Late Bus Schedule - PDF

Late Bus Routes on Map - PDF

Late A Bus (blue - South and East) Route - PDF

Late B Bus (green - North) Route - PDF

Late C Bus (yellow - West) Route - PDF

 

Posted Monday, Sep 8, 2014 

The following events are listed on the attached information sheet:
SMS VARIETY SHOW
NORTHERN REGION MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSIC FESTIVAL
WINTER CONCERT PERFORMANCES
SPRING CONCERT PERFORMANCES 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT Event Dates for 2014-2015 - PDF

Posted Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 

The 2014-2015 INTRAMURAL SCHEDULE is linked below. 

Please check this out for after school activities at the middle school - all grades are included!
Questions: contact Mrs. Casinghino hcasinghino@suffield.org

2014-2015 Intramural Schedule - PDF

Principal

Damon Pearce

Interim Assistant Principal

Ashley Molden

Calendar Events
  • November, 2014
    • ThuNov27 No School - Thanksgiving Break
    • FriNov28 No School - Thanksgiving Break
  • December, 2014
    • MonDec01 Promise 2:30 PM to 4:00 PMSuffield Middle School Room E116
    • MonDec01 Sound of Music Auditions 2:30 PM to 3:50 PMSuffield Middle School Auditorium
    • TueDec02 Suffield Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PM to 9:30 PMSuffield High School Media Center
    • WedDec03 Math Olympiad - 7th and 8th grade 2:30 PM to 3:45 PMSuffield Middle School
    • WedDec03 Sound of Music Auditions 2:30 PM to 3:50 PMSuffield Middle School Auditorium
    • WedDec03 Concert Choir (SMS) 2:35 PM to 3:45 PMSuffield Middle School Chorus RoomMandatory Rehearsal
    • ThuDec04 Math Olympiad Contest - 6th grade 2:30 PM to 3:45 PMSuffield Middle School

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