Parent Information for 2020-2021

The bell schedule BELOW is for 6th grade ONLY at this time. As other grade levels return to campus, they will follow this schedule.

7th Graders return on Monday, October 12

8th Graders return on Monday, October 19 

Back to Campus Bell Schedule

7th and 8th grade students should continue to follow the bell schedule BELOW. 

Online bell schedule

How do I pay my child's

SCHOOL FEES? 

efunds flyer

School fees can be paid ONLINE by going to https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/55483/

Or at the top of our website, click on the icon.

Call the office if you need your student's ID number. Registration fees are $20. We encourage you to pay the registration fee online as soon as possible. However, students may bring cash, check (please include two telephone numbers) or money orders to school to pay the registration fee. PE uniforms and lockers are NOT needed at this time.
Once all students have returned to face to face learning, we will have another grade level t-shirt pre-order sale. The date of this is yet to be determined. Those will be available to purchase with e~funds again, beginning Monday, October 12, 2020.
Currently, we have plenty of masks and neck buffs. ($10 each)
School Hours

Take In Time: 7:20 AM

Dismissal Time: 2:25 PM

Contact
Main Telephone Line: 251-221-2344
Principal
Principal

Mr. Wendell Ellis


Phone: 251-221-2344

                                SMS UNIFORM POLICY 2020-2021                        

 

SHIRTS         

Shirts are to be polo/golf style or oxford/button up (short or long sleeves).                      

6th Grade          GRAY only

7th Grade          LIGHT BABY BLUE only (not teal or aqua)

8th Grade          NAVY (DARK) BLUE only

Grade level T-shirts issued only by Semmes Middle School may be worn ANY school day. School spirit shirts (sold by various clubs) may be worn on FRIDAYS only. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

BOYS PANTS/SHORTS        

Khaki/tan/navy uniform style full-length neatly hemmed pants with no holes/tears. Khaki/tan/navy knee length walking shorts with no holes/tears. No jeans or sagging pants.                       

GIRLS PANTS/SHORTS

Khaki/tan/navy uniform style full-length neatly hemmed pants with no holes/tears OR Khaki/tan/navy uniform style capri pants neatly hemmed with no holes/tears Khaki/tan/navy knee length walking shorts with no holes/tears No skirts or skorts.                                        

SOCKS & SHOES     

Socks MUST BE WORN. No designs deemed inappropriate by administrators. Shoes of any color with non-marking soles are allowed. NO Boots, Sandals, open toe or open back shoes, Crocs, or platform shoes.

OUTERWEAR          

Must be solid/plain navy, black, gray, or white jackets/ sweatshirts or school issued jackets.

MASKS

All students will be required to wear a face covering or mask. Inappropriate images or words, any political messages, or anything deemed inappropriate by administration will not be allowed on face coverings or masks. School purchased Semmes Middle School mask OR State issued mask are allowed (these will be issued at school).

* Masks are required in accordance with the State of Alabama’s ordinance until it is lifted.

P.E. UNIFORMS 

School issued SMS uniform must be worn at P.E when students resume dressing out. *We will have these available for purchase at a later date.         

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Earrings no larger than a quarter may be worn in the ear only.
  • Caps, hats, sweatbands, stocking caps, bandanas, or any other type of head covering are NOT permitted.
  • No writing on body or uniform attire.
  • Also unacceptable: Anything deemed inappropriate or disruptive by the administration.

                                                                                                                   SMS Cell Phone/Smart Watches/Electronics Policy:

    All electronic devices, such as cell phones/Smart Watches etc., must be removed when entering the building and placed in the student’s bookbag by 7:15 A.M. Cell phones should NOT be out in the classroom unless the teacher has given the student permission. Electronic devices are not allowed in the cafeteria, restrooms, or during P.E. at any time.

    Uniform & Electronic Device Violations

  • Warning
  • In-school suspension
  • Out-of-school suspension

Semmes Middle School

Supply List 2020-2021

All Grade Levels

(Revised September 2020)

Please label all items below with the student’s first and last name for safety reasons.

One each of the items listed below:

  • Device (School issued or personal)
  • Device Charger
  • Ear Buds/Headphones
  • Case for Device (If you received a device from SMS, you will receive a case.)
  • Face Mask (Either school purchased or State Issued ONLY- You will receive the state provided mask in Homeroom on the first day of school.)
  • Water Bottle (Refillable or Disposable)
  • Three Ring Binder
  • Pack of Wide-Ruled Notebook Paper
  • Box of #2 pencils (If mechanical, replacement lead needed)
  • Self-contained pencil sharpener
  • Pens (Blue and/or Black)
  • Red Pens
  • Box of 24 Colored Pencils
  • Package of highlighters
  • Basic Four Function Calculator
  • 2G Flash Drive labeled with student’s name

 

Individual teachers may request specific supplies and students may need additional supplies throughout the year.

Recommended Items:

Hand Sanitizer

Roll of Paper Towels

Kleenex

Online registration is now open for the 2020-21 school year.

To register, go to https://www.mcpss.com/registration, and choose one of the following:

(A) - Returning Students (for a student who has attended an MCPSS school) or

(B) - New Students (for a student who has never been enrolled in an MCPSS school).

Follow the directions provided and complete all information.

Those who do not have their child's username and password, should have the custodial parent email: StudentServicesDepartment@mcpss.com

Semmes Middle School's Registration Information for 2020-2021!