We will be holding a community meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at 25 Cole Ave. Members of the FBI team, special victims group, local police and the school department will be present to answer questions and provide information regarding the recent events with a staff member.
Southbridge Middle/ High School
Home of the Pioneers
Melissa Earls - Principal
Anthony Cacace- Assistant Principal Terry Walles - Assistant Principal
SMHS Senior Terry Lackingstook an Internationl trip to ITALY during April Vacation that was arranged by International Group Leader Lisa Camarda for SMHS students. Enrollment for the next trip to Italy/Greece for students in grades 8-12 has begun! For information please feel free to contact Mrs. Camarda @ email@example.com
The Jazz-Rock Ensemble, Middle School "BEST" and the Concert Band performed concerts at West Street Elementary School and at the Center of Hope on Tuesday, June 16th. As one student commented, "This is what playing in band should be all about!"
CLASS DAY 2015
SMHS PROM 2015 "Great Gatsby" Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center
PCongratulations to our SMHS Special Olympians:
Kevin Darling - Track and Field
Kane Jeanty - Volleyball
Eric Williams - Swimming
We are so proud of you!!!!!
L Ms. Blake and Ms. Peoples, Coordinators of the Community Outreach Program partnered with Ms. Candy Dranginis, Manager of the Southbridge Credit Union (school branch) and presented "Banking Principles" to all 7th grade classes. Mr. Lamay and Ms. Peoples donated funds in which 8 students won the opportunity to open an account. Those students were Kylee Loftus, Angelica Ayala, Kristina Coran, Jenniann Javier, Andrew DeCelle, Rosairys Puello, Jayda Rodriguez and Alisha Alvarado.
SMHS DRAMA PRESENTS:
2015 Rotary Scholarship and Award Recipients!
STUDENTS OF THE QUARTER
Exchange Club Young Citizen Award Nominees and Winners : Juliana Beaudry, Najum Soofi, Isabella Cabrera and Tyler Julianalong with Ms. Richard and Principal Earls. Congratulations!
"Students CAUGHT annotating!"
SMHS Band received a Silver Medal in the Massachusetts Instrumental Conductors Association Festival Competition. Bands receive a Gold, Silver or Bronze medal, or two lower "festival participation" ratings. Southbridge advanced from their previous Bronze medal at this extremely rigorous performance contest on the merits of their hard work, additional practice and dedication to the Southbridge Band Program. Congratulations!
IN THE CLASSROOM
On Tuesday, March 10th our 1st annual "Students With Artistic Gifts" SWAG Night was held at SMHS. An evening of poetry readings, dance, singing, instrumental music, photography, graphic design and visual art was presented to the Southbridge Community.
Principal Earls presented gift cards to lucky Middle School Students which were donated by the South 5 Dialysis Unit Nurses and Social Worker at UMass Memorial. This yearly event is part of the SMHS Community Outreach Program which is coordinated by Ms. Blake and Ms. Peoples along with the assistance of Nurse Cantara.
On Wednesday, 12/10/14 Sheriff Evangelidis visited SMHS to recognize our students who collected well over 100 coats to donate to needy families. The Sheriff stated that his office could not effectively run this program in Southbridge without the strong participation of students at SMHS!
Over 25 of our Seniors completed at least one college application under the guidance of Ms. Feraco, Ms. Curran, and Ms. Dargie
We are extremely proud of 6 musicians from the SMHS Choir and Band program who auditioned at Grafton High School on Saturday, November 15 for possible participation in Mass Music Association Central District Band and Choir. They performed prepared solos, sight-read music and were graded on scales and vocalises on their own in front of a demanding professional adjudicator. The students were Mackenzie Mercure, Jacob Doiron, Conrad Waack, Sydney Mercure, Courtney Gallipeau and AlysiaRivera
We are very proud of our 2014 John and Abigail Scholarship Recipients pictured above with Principal Earls......Congratulations!
Our Quarter 1 Students with Principal Earls
DATES TO REMEMBER
Monday July 6 - Friday July 31
Summer School - 25 Cole Ave
Lunch will be served ~ NO transportation