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Back-to-School Information from A-Z

Eagles, let's get ready for the fall!

Our most popular topics for back-to-school from A-Z are answered below.

Where do I find information?

The SMS website is updated daily starting in August.  All Back-to-School information will be posted there and sent via email. (best viewed on a PC, versus mobile.)

ASB Cards

 

ASB cards go on sale in late August for $20. Joining ASB funds student activities all year long and is required to play a sport or join a club.

 

Arrival and Dismissal

 

The bell schedule is driven by transportation needs and can change each year.  This year we started at 7:30 a.m. and ended at 2:24 p.m.  The new schedule will be posted as soon as available.

 

Bus Routes

 

Transportation will post routes in August on the SVSD website.

 

Bus Tags

 

Keep your Bus Tag safe over the summer and use it on the first day of school. More info.

 

Calendar

Print .pdf of 22-23 calendar

Cell Phone Usage

 

No cell phone use in the classroom. Okay to use during passing periods and lunch.

 

Class Schedules 

Class schedules will be posted in Family Access in late August - date to be announced

Family Access

 

Use Family Access to complete RSVP forms, keep family info current, track attendance and final grades.

 

Fees

School fees for ASB cards ($20) and yearbooks ($30) will go on sale online in late August.

Laptops

 

Laptops will be assigned to 6th graders and new students during the first week of school.  Laptops come with a charger, stylus and case.  Returning students: keep your laptop, charger, and stylus safe over the summer to bring on the first day.  

 

Lockers

Lockers are optional. Sign-up in the office during the first week of school.

Lunch/Breakfast

 

School lunch will be $4.50 per meal and breakfast will be $2.50.

 

Office Hours

 

The SMS Office opens August 22nd from 8 to 3.  Call 425.831.8450 for assistance or stop in.

 

Open House

SMS will open the building for tours and meetings with counselors/principals on August 25th.

 

PE Lockers 

 

Teachers will instruct students during the first week about PE shirts (optional) and PE lockers.

 

School Pictures

 

Pictures will be taken during school hours on Wednesday, September 7th

 

School Supplies

 

Link to school supply list

Schoology

 

Use Schoology for teacher communication, track assignments and grades. Parent log-ins will be available for new students/6th graders early in the school year.

 

Sports - Fall

Fall sports begin August 31st.  Registration is required starting August 15th.

Sports physical

 

For 6th graders doing sports:  A new sports physical is required, dated after June 1, 2022. You will upload this document online when you register for sports.  For returning athletes, your physical lasts two years.

 

Vaccinations

 

All 7th graders are required to show proof of the Tdap vaccine. More info here.

 

Yearbooks

Yearbooks go on sale twice a year for $30 in early September and May.