*Important information for the upcoming 2016-17 school year:
*Click HERE to to access the summer reading assignments.
*Eighth grader Sophia Gresalfi is a runner up at the New York State level in the Letters About Literature contest. In addition, all three of our entires into the NCTE's Promising Young Writers contest, Andrew Apaza, Shin-Young Park and Alice Zhang, all recieved Certificates of Recognition. Finally, seventh grader Ivy Gu took second place for a poem she submitted to the Kenneth F. Gambone Writing Contest sponsored by LILAC (the Long Island Language Arts Council).
*South Middle School Maglev Club members won six of the top 21 awards at the
26th annual Middle School Maglev Contest held at the US Department of Energy’s
Brookhaven National Laboratory, in mid-March. Click HERE for the press release.
*Ms. Kuhn and Mrs. Marr are honored to share that The Rebel Pen, South Middle's art and literary magazine, received the rank of EXCELLENT in the 2015 NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) national Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM). The program recognizes students, teachers, and schools for producing exceptional literary magazines. Congratulations to our Rebel Pen staff and student contributors. A special thanks to South Middle parents, teachers, and administrators for encouraging and nurturing our student contributors.