A Message from our SMS Principal

Picture of Mrs. Salinas Class doing a Science Experiment
September 21 - 26, 2020
Principal’s Message:
We are beginning the fourth week of the 1st Six Weeks grading period. Progress Reports are available for viewing on Skyward. The end of the 1st Six Weeks will be October 2, 2020. Students should be targeting their 1st Six Week academic goals. Encourage your student(s) to strive for the highest grades possible and attend all of their remote classes daily. Education is the key to a successful future.
As of Friday, September 18, 2020, our enrollment at South Middle School was as follows: 467 6th graders; 434 7th graders, and 463 8th graders for a total of 1364 students. Remote classes are well underway; our students are actively engaged in instruction with their teachers and classmates.
Parents please know that all of the teachers and staff at SMS are here to help teach and guide your students. Do not hesitate to ask any one of us when your student or you are in need of assistance. We are available at (956) 289-2415 Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. If you encounter technical difficulties while engaged in remote learning, do not hesitate to call the ECISD Technology Call Center at (956) 289-2325, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
We would like to remind parents and students that a breakfast and lunch meal bundle will be provided daily at SMS. Curbside pick-up will take place on the east-side bus lane from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Please display the meal card that you received in your blue textbook bag in the front windshield of your car.
Dr. Mary Frances Garza
SMS Principal