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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.



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.



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



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



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



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.




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



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