Principal: Mr. David Buzzard
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!!
2014 School of Promise and
2013 High-Performing School of Honor
"EXCELLENT" RATING BY THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
"EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION" Rating by the Ohio Dept. of Education for the 2010 and 2012 school years.
SSMS has been selected as a SCHOOL OF PROMISE by the Dept. of Education. 1 of 160 school buildings in the state.
Please note all schedules are tentative
South Side Middle School houses grades 5-8, offering full inclusion of regular, gifted and special education students, as well as, extra and co- curricular activities. We strive to do our best to take good care of your children and help educate them to become productive people and responsible citizens.
Congratulations to South Side Middle School!
The Ohio Department of Education has named SSMS
Notes from Mr. B.
Important dates are now listed on the calendar contained on this web page.
Greetings from the desk of Mr. Buzzard:
Welcome back! The office is open and we are preparing for the start of the 2015-2016 school year. Important things to remember as we enter into the hectic first two weeks of school:
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION will be held on August 19th at 10:00 AM. This will be an opportunity for 5th graders and students new to the district to become familiar with what they need to know concerning procedures entering the building in the morning and exiting the building at the end of the day. We will also cover classroom locations and lunchtime procedures in order to relieve much of the stress of opening day. This is not a mandatory meeting and will be a repeat of what the 5th grade was presented when they visited in May.
1ST DAY is August 25th. First bell is 7:40. End of the day bell is 2:45.
COMMUNITY PEP RALLY is August 27th at 1:00PM at Firestone Park. Students will be given permission slips for transportation by bus to Firestone Park for a community wide pep rally. These slips will be distributed on the first day of school and must be returned by the morning of the 27th. Students will be released from the park at 2:45. Bus students will load there for their return home.
No school on Friday Sept. 4th and Monday Sept. 7th for Labor Day weekend.
SSMS OPEN HOUSE on Sept. 8th from 6:00-7:30.
Scheduled student early release on Sept. 18th at 11:45.
As always......Go Clips!!!!
Congratulations SSMS-High Performing School of Honor
South Side Middle School was recently named a High Performing School of Honor.
This distinciton is based on the 2012-2013 local report card.
Only 37 schools have been honored with this distinction in the state.
Congratulations to SSMS-School of Promise
South Side Middle School Earns "Excellent with Distinction"