Principal's Message

Picture of Mrs. Salinas Class doing a Science Experiment
 
December 9 - 14, 2019
 
Principal’s Message:
 
     This is the fifth week of the 3rd Six Weeks. Third Six Weeks and First Semester Grades will be finalized on December 20th, 2019, as we break for the Christmas Holidays. Students should be targeting their 3rd Six-week academic goals. Encourage your student(s) to strive for the highest grades possible and to attend school every day.  Education is the key to a successful future.
     After-School Tutoring continues Monday through Thursday from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. There will be NO Saturday Tutoring this week. Please speak to our Testing/Tutorial Facilitator, Mrs. Caren Deaton; Curriculum Assistant, Mrs. Catherine Salazar; or our head counselor, Mr. Joe Martinez, if you have any questions about our SMS Tutorial Program.
     This Wednesday, December 11th, we will be holding our fifth annual Rebcat Scholar Night in our gym from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. We welcome our parents and their student(s) to come to this early evening event where our teachers showcase their content area in activities, which parents can enjoy and participate with their student(s). In addition, we will be selling concessions to enjoy as our guests walk around from booth to booth. Students who attend, along with their parents, will be given a Free Style Dress Code wristband to be used the following day, Thursday, December 12th.
     Congratulations are in order for our 6th/7th/8th Grade U.I.L. Academic Team and their sponsors for winning the 1st Place Sweepstakes Trophy at the Alamo Middle School U.I.L. Invitational Meet!
     Congratulations are also in order for our Lady Rebcat 7th Grade Cross-Country Team for placing 1st and our Lady Rebcat 8th Grade Cross-Country Team for placing 2nd this past Saturday at the meet at Economedes High School. Special recognition goes out to 7th grader Alyssandra Santivanez for coming in 1st place.
Several dates important to our students, parents and staff are as follows:
 
Dec. 11, Rebcat Scholar Night, Gym, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Dec. 13, America’s Choice Fundraiser Big Bash
Dec. 15, 16, Semester Exams for High School Credit Courses
Dec. 19, SMS Staff Christmas Social, Library, 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 20, 3rd Six Weeks/1st Semester Grades Due/Early Dismissal 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 23 – Jan. 3, Christmas Break
Jan. 6 Teacher Workday/No School for Students
 
GO REBCATS!!!
 
Dr. Mary Frances Garza
SMS Principal