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Principal's Message

May 27 – June 1, 2019
Principal’s Message:
          There are only four days of school left as of Tuesday, May 28th. Students should do their best and finish on a good note.  There are some important end-of-the-year field trips this week.  Please remind students they are to conduct themselves in a respectful manner as they represent South Middle School. There will be Early Release at 2:30 p.m. for students on Friday, May 31st, the last day of the 2018-2019 school year. On the last day of school, students will be allowed to bring foods of non-nutritional value and have parties in the classroom with their teachers and classmates.
           We will be having semester exams this week for our high school credit courses on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28th and 29th (Make-Up Exams).
          CONGRATULATIONS are in order for our SMS Choir Directors, Mrs. Champion and Mrs. Castaneda, and our SMS Choir students who performed their 2019 Spring Concert this past Thursday, May 23rd. It was a fun-filled night for all, accentuated by beautiful music and dancing by our talented and versatile SMS Choir students.
Several dates important to our Students, Parents and Staff are as follows:
May 27                  ECISD Staff Workday
May 28, 29           2nd Semester Exams (High School Credit Courses Only)
May 28                  6th/7th Gr. End-of-Year Field Trips
May 28                  ECISD Board Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
May 29                  2nd Semester Make-Up Exams (High School Credit Courses Only)
May 30                  8th Gr. End-of-the-Year-Celebration, Sun Palace in Edinburg, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
May 31                  Last day of the 2018-2019 School Year for Students/Early Release 2:30 p.m.
May 31                  ECISD Vision Academy Graduation, SMS Gym, 10:00 a.m.
June 1                   Staff Workday
June 1                   High School Graduation Ceremonies
                                RVHS    8:00 a.m.
                                ENHS    11:00 a.m.
                                JEHS     3:30 p.m.
                                EHS       6:30 p.m.
Dr. Mary Frances Garza
SMS Principal

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