Weekly Update – November 18

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 18

  • 8th Grade Boys Basketball @ Rochelle | 4:00 PM

  • 7th Grade Boys Basketball – Home | 4:00 PM

  • Jazz Band | 5:00-6:30 PM

  • Jazz Strings | 6:00-7:00 PM

Tuesday, November 19

  • Builders Club | 7:35 AM

  • Yearbook Club | 3:00-4:15 PM

  • Scholastic Bowl | 3:00-4:30 PM

Wednesday, November 20

  • Newspaper Club | 3:00-3:45 PM

  • 6th Grade Book Club | 11:19-11:49 AM

  • 7th Grade Book Club | 12:49-1:19 PM

  • 7th Grade Math Help | 3:00-4:00 PM

  • 8th Grade Math Help | 3:00-4:30 PM

  • Sci-Fi Club | 3:00-5:00 PM

Thursday, November 21

  • 8th Grade Boys Basketball – Home | 4:00 PM

  • 7th Grade Boys Basketball @ Belvidere South | 4:00 PM

Friday, November 22

  • Student Council | 7:35 AM

Monday, November 25

  • No School

  • Parent Teacher Conferences | 1:00-8:00 PM

Tuesday, November 26

  • No School

  • Parent Teacher Conferences | 1:00-8:00 PM

Wednesday, November 27

  • No School – Vacation Day

Thursday, November 28

  • No School – Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 29

  • No School – Vacation Day


Book Club

If you are a 6th or 7th grade student with an interest in joining the SMS book club, plan on spending your lunch with Mrs. Hoerchler in the main office on Wednesday, November 20. We will be sharing the title of our 1st book and planning our next meeting date. Hope to see you all there!

Change War

It is the time of year to give back to those in need. Do you want to help out? Here is an easy way. December 2-13 Builders Club along with Mrs. Slutz will be having a CHANGE WAR. The homeroom with the most change collected will win an ice cream party. All proceeds will go to the Teule Kenya.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26 from 1:00-8:00 PM. We will utilize online scheduling for 6th grade, 7th grade, PE, Allied Arts, and Special Education. Each teacher is available for an individual conference on one of the two days. In order to schedule a conference, please click here. (8th grade conferences are being scheduled by the team teachers. If you did not receive the information, please contact the team leader to request a registration form.) If you need any assistance with scheduling appointments online, please contact the main office.

PTO Staff Meal

For the month of November, we are asking for parents to donate to a Baked Potato Bar for staff’s dinner during Parent Teacher Conferences on Monday, November 25. If you are able to contribute, please click here. Thanks to all the parents for your donations!

Virtual Backpack

Don’t forget to check the Virtual Backpack for information about sports, camps, competitions, and events from non-profit organizations, intergovernmental agencies, and business partners.

“Empowering All Learners to Succeed in Their World”