*Congratulations to the sixth graders for winning this year's Spirit Week!! A pizza party will be held soon to celebrate their victory.
*The next English self-select seminars will be held on 6/1 & 6/2.
*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 Promisinig 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 sposored by LILAC (the Long Island Language Arts Council).
*Eighth grade graduation will be held on Friday, June 24. Click HERE for all of the info.
*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.
*The Community Action Committee is collecting Box Tops for Education. Each Box Top can provide our school with ten cents. Box Tops can be found on Betty Crocker products, as well as General Mills and Ziploc products. Start looking through your boxes at home, and start gathering these box tops! All Box Tops can be given to both Ms. Bazzani and Ms. Klein in room 623. Click HERE for more info.