Welcome to Shumate Middle School ... we're "Soaring to New Heights"
St. Patrick's Day Activity Night
After School Tutoring Program
Tutoring starts 11/12/13 and will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. To view a calendar for ASTP dates click on the link below.
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Recent News Articles
Click here to view the article on "Think Green" presentation.
Click here to view the article on math counts.
"Go Green" Elective Class - Trimester 1 Video
School book reviews!
Thanks to our great web design team we have put together a collection of book reviews that we update once a week!
Click here to read the book reviews.
If you would like to submit book reviews that might be published on the website, please visit Connor K. in Ms. Iott's Website Design advisory in 501.
Updated Vaccinations required for 6th Graders to Attend School in 2013-14
Immunizations are an important part of your child’s health and Michigan law requires that children going to school be vaccinated to help prevent certain vaccine-preventable diseases. As the district school nurses, we are writing to inform you that the Michigan State Public Health Department requires vaccination updates at age 11 years.
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Child Abduction Prevention Info
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Schools of Choice
The School of Choice Program allows the enrollment of non-resident students that reside in Wayne County. Enrollments for second trimester will be taken November 4, 2013 through November 27, 2013. Mandatory documentation needed at the time of enrollment; Original Birth Certificate, Immunization Record, 3 Forms of Wayne County Residency Proof (utility, cable or phone bill, tax bill, lease, mortgage statement, insurance bill) Secondary level students will also need a copy of their transcripts or last report card. Special Education students will need a copy of their last IEP.
Applications will be taken at:
Gerald Stark Center
19370 Vreeland Road
Woodhaven, MI 48183
Between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
For more information please call Ms. Karen Maina at 734 379-7115
School Breakfast Information
School breakfast provides 1/4 of your child’s daily nutrition needs and research shows breakfast provides fuel for school and boosts brain power. Breakfast at school is affordable, too. It’s available for all students and if you qualify for free or reduced price lunch, you also qualify for the free or reduced price breakfast.
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MEAP Score Explanation
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Helpful Tips from your School Nurse
The following are helpful tips from our school nurse:
Bus Information? Pick-up? Time?...this can be found at gibdist.net, then Click on Our District, Click on Bus Routes (located on Navigation Bar on left), Click on Bus Routes PDF file. Also have copies available in our office, office hours next week are Monday thru Wednesday 8am to 3:30pm.
Schedules? Changes in Schedules? Locker Assignment and Combination? Map?...All students will receive their new schedules, locker assignments and map during Advisory, 6th grade students will receive their information in cafeteria, as they report to cafeteria first thing on the 7th. Due to reduction in staff at SMS, schedules will not be changed unless there is an obvious error in student schedule. Many classes are at capacity and a few are over due to these changes in staff. Any and all changes must to addressed with Mr. Coon, Principal. Counselors have been instructed not to change any schedules as of August 30th.
Immunizations...6th grade students and students new to the district must have three new shots, they are; Tdap, Varicella, and Meningococcal. Students may bring these records to the office the first week of school.
Activity/Athletic Fee for $50. This is a one-time fee per school year if your child is involved in more than one activity or athletic team. Some clubs will have additional cost (ex. ski club and bowling club). Any student participating in a Fall sport must pay Activity Fee in full before they can participate in any game or contest with another district team. Please make check or money order (NO CASH) payable to GSD. Check or money order must be paid in SMS office.