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WELCOME TO SCHOFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL!
     
Dr. Lloydette Young-Principal
Ms. Pamalia Schofield-Assistant Principal

Mr. Daniel Bartley-Assistant Principal
Ms. Katrina Brooks-Guidance Counselor
Ms. Carrie Myers-School Secretary
Ms. Angela Sherwood-School Bookkeeper
Mr. Steve Smith-Media Specialist
Mr. E. Rashad Roland-Attendance Aide/Parenting Coordinator
Ms. Latrece Quattlebaum-Instructional Coach 
Ms. Wendy Bailey-Career Specialist        
Ms. Leslie Bruno-School Nurse
Mr. R J Tray Nelson, III- Tech/Web/Newsletter

 

                                            SCHOFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                             224 Kershaw Street, N.E.
                                             Aiken, SC 29801
                                             Tel:  (Main Office)- 803-641-2770
                                             Fax: (Main Office)- 803-641-2529
                                             Office Hours:  07:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                   School Mascot: Fighting Rams      School Colors: Blue & Silver   
                          Character Creed: "I know what is right and I will do it!"                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
 
 
 
 
ATTN: STUDENTS!
SMS SEMESTER EXAM SCHEDULE DECEMBER 2014
Monday, December 15th- No Exams-
 
Tuesday, December 16th-ELA
 
Wednesday, December 17th-Math
 
Thursday, December 18th-Science and first exploratory class per grade level (8th grade-1st period, 7th grade-2nd period, and 6th grade-5th period)
 
Friday, December 19th-Social Studies and second exploratory class per grade level (8th grade-7th period, 7th grade-3rd period, and 6th grade-6th period)
SMS SPELLING BEE WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Congratulations to the SMS Spelling Bee Winners:

1st place-Christian E.

2nd place-Simon B.

3rd place-Elizabeth M. 

SCHOFIELD 6TH GRADE IN THE NEWS!
Schofield 6th grade Science students in Mr. Adams' & Ms. Jones' classes make the 
Aiken Standard! 

Schofield students build “chameleons” out of Legos - Aiken Standard- http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20141202/AIK0101/141209943/1004


Schofield students learn alligators have a nose for winter weather - Aiken Standard- http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20141122/AIK0101/141129848







 
SCHOFIELD BOOK FAIR PREVIEW DECEMBER 5TH!

Attention all students!
The
Schofield Book Fair will start will a sneak preview on Friday, December 5th & will run from December 8th thru December 15th in Room 403 (Ms. Bailey's office) from 8:00 a.m. to 3;00 p.m. each day. Stop in & check out all the amazing books & merchandise before winter break! Monies from the book fair will go towards much needed supplies for our school. Stop in & support our Media Center!  See Mr. Smith for further details on this event!
GOLDEN APPLE: AARON KNOWLES ON CHANNEL 6!
Golden Apple: Aaron Knowles - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken
http://www.wjbf.com/story/27421569/golden-apple-aaron-knowles

 
SMS TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE NOV 17TH THRU DEC 17TH!
The 2014 Toys for Tots Drive will start on Monday, November 17, 2014 and last until December 17, 2014. You are asked to bring a new toy, please do not gift wrap item. Each homeroom has been provided a recycle container to put the items in. ​Have a representative from your home room class bring toys to room 416; 6th & 7th grades 1st period and 8th grade 3rd period.
 (Turn in dates: Nov 21st, Dec. 1st, and Dec 12th.)
     
Please encourage students to not get caught up in the competition and lose sight of the
REAL goal. The toys will be picked up by the United States Marine Corp representatives to be distributed to children in our area. Any questions, please contact Coach Hopkins. 



 
SMS HAM RADIO CLUB IN TODAY'S AIKEN STANDARD!



A very special thank you to SMS Assistant Principal Mr. Daniel Bartley & Mr. Larry Wood with the Aiken Standard for making this possible. Click on this link to view the SMS Ham Radio Club in Today's Aiken Standard:
http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20141117/AIK0101/141119513/1002/radio-club-ranks-nationally-twice
MR. KNOWLES EATS A GHOST PEPPER FOR STUDENTS!
Responding to a challenge made to his class for collecting over 250 items for The Salvation Army Canned Food Drive Mr. Knowles eats a ghost pepper & posts it to YouTube.


https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mr+knowles+eats
mr knowles eats - YouTube
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO SMS HAM RADIO CLUB!
The Schofield Ham Radio Club placed 3rd among Middle Schools in the 2014- ARRL School Club Round Up Competition & placed 10th overall! Congratulations to our Schofield Ham Radio Students= Darby W., Alex & Ashley B., Christian A., , Zadran R., &  Aidan S. for their participation in this years Round Up. A very special thank you to the North Augusta/Belvedere Radio Club volunteers- Kent Hufford, Michael Newland, David Kjellquist, & Greg Godsey for giving their time & efforts for making our participation possible. 


Go to this link for full results: 


http://www.b4h.net/arrlscr/scr_scores201410.php
SAVE ALUMINUM CAN TABS FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE!
The Beta Club will be collecting aluminum can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in Augusta. Please start saving your tabs from soda, soup and vegetable cans. You can turn in your tabs to your 1st. period teacher or to Mrs. Paradise in room 505.
CONGRATULATIONS MR KNOWLES!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR VERY OWN MR. KNOWLES ( 6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER)  AND RECENT WINNER OF THE GOLDEN APPLE AWARD 2014!
SMS ALL A HONOR ROLL STUDENTS NOV 2014
SMS A/B HONOR ROLL STUDENTS NOV. 2014
SMS STUDENT WINS ARES GO-KIT CONTEST!
A big congratulations to our very own SMS Ham Radio Club member Darby W. for earning 2nd place in the 2nd Annual Aiken County SC ARES GO-KIT Exhibition and Contest held at the Aiken Regional Medical Center (ARMC), SC.
 
ORDER YOUR SCHOFILED T SHIRT!
 

It’s not too late!  You can still order a new Schofield Rams T-shirt.  Send your order form and payment to the office so you can be ready for all the athletic events and Spirit days!  School T-shirts are worn on many occasions throughout the year.  Be a part of the Schofield School Spirit.  Go RAMS!
Student’s name_____________________________________________________________
Grade Level_______________________________________________________________
T-shirt size:
Youth large___              Adult Medium___                       Adult X-Large__
Adult small___               Adult Large___                          Adult XX-Large__
All T-shirts are $12(XXXL add $2)    Cash or checks payable to the Schofield PTO.   THANK YOU!
 
SMS BI-LO POINT PROGRAM INFORMATION
SCHOFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL BI-LO POINTS PROGRAM!
Help Our School Earn Free Equipment and You Could Win Free Groceries and an iPod Nano!

 
The more you shop at BI-LO, the more chances you have to win Free Groceries and an iPod Nano.
Log on to http://www.bi-lo.com for our school.

Our school code is 5 4 2 2 3
This will automatically earn credit for our school, and earns you an additional entry each time you shop using your BI-LO BONUSCARD you can sign up for one at any BI-LO LOCATION.
Spring Into learning Contest!
First Prize           $500 BI-LO Gift Card Plus an iPod Nano.
Second Prize      $250 BI-LO Gift Card Plus an iPod Nano.

Back to School Contest!
First Prize         $500 BI-LO Gift Card Plus an iPod Nano.
Second Prize    $250 BI-LO Gift Card Plus an iPod Nano.
*See official rules at http://www.hometowneducationalrewards.com/rules
Help our school earn credit for free educational equipment by shopping at BI-LO and linking your BI-LO BONUSCARD to our SMS school Code- 54223 at http://www.bi-lo.com!
Scan your  linked BI-LO BONUSCARD when shopping and your could win free groceries and an iPod Nano.
IPod Nano, BI-LO, & BI-LO BONUS CARD are registered trade marks!

 


 
TEAM AWESOME MEMBERS ANNOUNCED!
Congratulations to the following students who were picked for the Schofield Academic Team- "TEAM AWESOME" for 2014-2015 as follows: Mariah H., Holly R., Dobby W., Gilric S., Susan L., Isiah H., Maddie H., Cole DeWitt., Mason C., Brianna W., Lia H., John L., Thomas M., Freddie J., Haydon L., Falon M., and Jeremiah S. Stay tuned for future time/date/ & place of future competitions! See Mr. Knowles in Room #509 for further information.
 
DR. YOUNG TAKES ICE CHALLENGE!
See Dr. Young at Schofield's PEP RALLY take the ICE CHALLENGE for ALS RESEARCH!
Go To:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/WQP7r6a7z8k?autoplay=1

A donation will be made to MDA.org


 
SMS RECEIVES PALMETTO SILVER AWARD!
On Tuesday, September 09, 2014, Schofield Middle School was recognized at the Aiken County School Board Meeting with the 2014-2015- Palmetto Silver Award for "Closing the Achievement Gap"! Congratulations to the Schofield faculty, students, and parents for their hard work in receiving this award!

Lloydette Young
Principal
Schofield Middle School
Aiken County Public Schools


 
PARENTS PLEASE USE "REMIND"!
Dr. Young created SMS Parents and Community Members on REMIND!
Remind is a simple way for you to stay informed and up-to-date with what's happening in your class. By joining your teacher's class on Remind, you're choosing to receive class messages via push notifications, SMS, or email. Don't worry,your p[hone number will not be shared with the teacher or anyone else in the class.


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BUY YOUR SMS YEARBOOK!
YEAR BOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW!

YEARBOOK $30.00 *(Includes Yearbook Only).
PERSONALIZE IT PACKAGE $36.50 * (Includes Yearbook & One Line of Personalization)>
SIGNATURE PACKAGE $45.00 *(Includes Yearbook & One Line of Personalization, Color
Autograph Section, & (8)- Eight Multicolor Signing Markers)!

*See Ms. Wren in Room # 415 for information or your order application now!

 
GERMAN CLUB INFORMATION
Any student interested in joining the SMS German Club please see Mr. Lader 7th Grade- Room #205 for more information!
NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS
The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control recently added an additional Tdap requirement for the 7th grade for students attending school beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.All students entering seventh grade must receive or have already received a dose of Tdap vaccine on or after the 7th birthday.  Your child’s school will need a South Carolina Certificate of Immunization showing that he or she has received this newly required Tdap vaccine.

Please don’t wait—avoid the rush by making an appointment with your child’s healthcare provider today to get the required Tdap vaccine and other vaccines recommended for your child’s protection.

modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/2413607/File/Med Permission 2013.pdf
modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/2413607/File/Parent Letter for OTC Medication.pdf
modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/2413607/File/Tdap Vaccination Reminder.pdf

SMS ATHLETIC SCHEDULE 2014 2015
2014-2015 SCHOFIELD STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
 Please use this link for the Schofield Middle School Supply list for 2014-2015!

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