Welcome to South Side Middle School
Excellent With Distinction!

District Quick Links


South Side Middle School

Principal: Mr. David Buzzard



2014 School of Promise and
High Performing School of Honor

2013 High-Performing School of Honor



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.

Clipper Chronicle
New - Student Newspaper

March 2016

Athletic Schedules can now be
found at the new
Columbiana Schools Athletics Page


2016-2017 Student Supply List

Teacher Pages

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
both a School of Promise and a
High Performing School of Honor
based on our 2014 Ohio School Report Card
Click here
to view the letter from Dr. Richard A Ross



This Day in History

Homework Help

Ohio Department of Education


Notes from Mr. B.

We're baaaaaaack! We hope everyone had a great June and July. August is here and it will fly by with the 1st day of school on the 23rd fast approaching. The office is open and should have someone in from 8:00 to 3:00 every day. If you have any questions feel free to stop in or call us at 330 482 5354. Important dates to remember as the month proceeds:

August 9th- B of Ed. meeting at 6:30 in the CHS media center.

August- 17th-Orientation for new students at 8:30 AM in the cafeteria.

August 18th- Orientation for new students at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.

August 19th- Teacher in-service.

August 19th- Homerooms posted after 3:00. Remember your homeroom is where you start the day. You are in that group for 2/3s of the day at the most.

August 23- First day of school.

August 31st- Open house from 6:00-7:30.

Looking ahead to September:

Sept. 2nd to 5th- No school for Labor Day Weekend.

Sept. 6th- B of Ed. mtg. @ 6:30.

Sept. 7th- Picture Day.

Sept 9th- District wide pep rally at Firestone at 2:00 PM.


As always.....go Clippers

Mr. B.

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 - School of Promise
Click here to read the letter from the Ohio Department of Education

South Side Middle School Earns "Excellent with Distinction"

South Side Middle School Staff
Congratulations to our SSMS Staff on a job well done!



Staff      District Calendar      Breakfast/Lunch      Student Handbook     Guidance

Discipline Code       Teacher Pages      Daily Schedule    Pre-Planned Absence      NJHS Information

Copyright ©2014 Columbiana Exempted Village School District
E-mail the Assistant Principal/Director of Technology at: jason.martin@columbianaschools.org