Wednesday October 26, 2016
Today is a B DAY
Lunch Today: Sloppy Joe on a Roll, Jell-O, fruit, juice, vegetable & milk
Candy, soda and sugary drinks are not allowed in the hallways or classrooms. Lunchtime ONLY!!!!
Cell phones are NOT to be used during the school day. When you get to school they are to be turned off and stored in your locker and not brought out for any reason until the school day is over.
Did you know that drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 18,893 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and 10,574 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2014. To show support for yourself and others that lead a healthy drug free lifestyle, help SMS and the IDFY Club celebrate Red Ribbon Week Monday October 24 - 28
Dress up to show your Red Ribbon Week spirit:
TODAY: Wednesday Cowboy and Camo Day
Thursday School Spirit Day (wear your school color everything!)
Friday Halloween costume Day (No Masks)
Halloween Dance - You can wear your Halloween costume but no face masks of any kind
All costumes must follow the school dress code
$3.00 for a dance ticket without an ASB
$2.00 with an ASB (you must show your ASB to get the discount)
Students may only purchase a ticket for themselves or someone in their 6th period
class. You may NOT purchase a ticket for someone in a different class
Movies are free - Pete’s Dragon and Home
8th grade Volleyball players: please return your uniform to your coach as soon as possible.
Cross Country Runners: Congrats on an amazing season filled with lots of podium finishes and a 2nd place finish for the boy's team at the district meet! Your coaches would like to plan your end of season banquet, but we need your help. Please return your uniforms and jackets to Mrs. Peterson ASAP so our party can be scheduled!
ALL Library fees and fines must be paid by the end of the school day today, October 26th in order to attend the dance. If they are not paid you will not be able to attend the dance.
Attention all 7th and 8th graders. There will be a mandatory meeting for any of you interested in dance team. The meeting will be Tuesday, November 1st at 2:30 in the cafeteria. The meeting will last about 20-30 minutes, so make sure to plan for a ride home. Thanks!
Sandpoint Volleyball Club - 2017 Tryouts November 5th and 6th. 2017 Developmental Program. 12 week program starting December 16th. For more information pick up a flyer on the table by the office.
Boys Competitive Volleyball for ages 12-14 - 7B Volleyball Club is offering a U14 Boys team for the 2016/2017 season (December - April). Skills clinic/meet and greet will be on October 29th from 12-2pm. Team tryouts will be held on December 13 3-5pm. Both will be at Kootenai Elementary School. You can pick up a flyer on the table by the office.
Aye Aye Matey - The SMS Scholastic Book Fair is coming!!!
When & Where: November 7th through November 10th in the SMS Library
Get Hooked on Books!!!
If you paid for an ASB sticker and have not yet had one put on your new Student ID card come see Tammy in the office.
Only 6 days left to save money on your yearbook!!! After November 1st the price goes up to $25.00.
Please help us with our 31st Annual Coats 4 Kids Drive! Cold days are just around the corner, and we want to make sure everyone has a coat to keep them warm! Drop off new or gently used coats, winter hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, and boots. We will accept all sizes from infants to adults. Starting September 9th until October 31 the donation box will be in the hall by the office.
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Wednesday October 26 - Last day to pay Library fees and fines in order to attend the Halloween Dance!
Friday October 28th - Halloween dance
Tuesday November 1 - Mandatory meeting for any of you interested in dance team 2:30 in the cafeteria
Monday November 7 through Thursday November 10 - Book fair in the Library
Wrestling Practice: Monday through Friday 2:30-4:00
November 8th - Wrestling Match here starting at 4:00
SMS has two lost and found areas. One is in the table area in the hallway near the school office, and the other area is the table at the 8th grade exit. Please check these areas for lost items. Thank you