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Meet the Teacher - 2013 - 2014!
2013-2014 Meet the Teacher dates/times are as follows:
Tracks 1, 2 and 3 on July 2nd from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Track 4 on July 25th from 6 pm-7 pm
Schedules, PE clothing, planners and spirit wear will all be available on these dates.
8th Grade End of Year Activities Letter!
Click here for our 8th Grade End of Year Activities Letter. It gives details of Field Days, Picnic, and Awards Assemblies.
Teen Entrepreneur Camp for Rising 9th Graders!
The "TEEN Entrepreneurship Experience" Summer Camp is being offered in June & July 2013 for Rising 9th Graders. For a brochure, click here. For an application and more info, go to www.trianglesolutionsalliance.com/teen-entrepreneur-camp.html
Supply Lists for 2013 - 2014!
Click below for Salem's Supply Lists for 2013 - 2014:
Project UNIFY "Spread the Word to End the Word" Campaign!
On April 24th Project UNIFY held a campaign here at Salem to help students be more aware of hurtful names and learn to respect everyone with or without a disability!
We have had over 500 students at SMS pledge to not say the R-WORD and to stand up to others who may continue to say hurtful words.
Check out the video (link below) that Project UNIFY created to encourage others to spread the word to end the word and to know that the new R-word is RESPECT!
Odyssey of the Mind for 2013-2014!
If you like problem solving and teamwork, then please consider joining an Odyssey of the Mind team for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration forms are now available in the front office and are due back to Mr. Howe by May 24th. All students, including returning teams, must complete a registration form.
Students who register are making a commitment to their team from the beginning of the year until mid-April. Students will be expected to be at all meetings and competitions. This past year, we had two teams who had a great time throughout the year and did well at competition day!! We look forward to another great year!
We are also in need of parents who will be willing to coach a team. The more coaches we have, the more teams we have participate! Please e-mail Mr. Howe (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are willing to coach! Thank you!!
Salem Spartans for Storm Sandy Relief!
Buy a T-shirt to support Storm Sandy victims!
7-4 students created proposals for a fundraiser to raise money for Storm Sandy victims. The winning proposal involved selling t-shirts and sending all profits to the Red Cross Disaster Relief fund.
Use this form (click here) to order your T-shirt!
Salem iTravel Club Updates 2014 Plans...with Domestic Trip!
Check out the iTravel Club website at www.itravelclub.weebly.com.
Salem Middle School has a growing itravel club and has some exciting trips coming up in the next year. This club is open to any Salem student and family who are interested in travel. Our trips are guided tours of popular destinations and are guaranteed to be packed with fun, adventure, and learning beyond the classroom.
We are excited to announce our trip for June of 2014; we are headed to the South Pacific! Our 12-day adventure will take us to Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. While in Sydney, we’ll take a harbor tour, visit the city, and check out Wildlife World. Once we arrive in Auckland and Rotorua, we’ll be treated to a duck tour, visit a geothermal area, take a skyline gondola ride, and visit the Agrodome. The cost is $4130 per student. More information can be found at http://www.eftours.com/1263981. Contact Emily Swanson (email@example.com) with questions.
We have a new domestic trip planned for June 2014 (June 20-24) and we’re headed to San Francisco and Yosemite National Park. We’ll spend three days in the park hiking and checking out the valleys, falls, and peaks while camping in cabins at Curry Village. On our final day, we’ll check out the must-see sights in San Francisco such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Lombard Street. The cost is $1997 per student. More information can be found at http://grandclassroom.com/trips/2014/salem.
Our next Yosemite meeting is April 11th at 6:30 PM in the Media Center.
Summer Program for Rising 9th Graders from NCSSM!
The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is proud to offer a new and excitingsummer program for students who will be rising 9th-graders summer 2013. Click here for more details.
Application period is open for Research Triangle High School!
The application period is now open for Research Triangle High School, a STEM & liberal arts charter school in the heart of Research Triangle Park (click here for details)
Rising 6th Grade Open Houses!
Rising 6th Grade Open Houses are scheduled at 6:30-7:30 PM on:
April 16th for Tracks 3 and 4
THE YEARBOOK IS SOLD OUT!
Yearbooks will be delivered to students at the end of the school year.
Follow this link to see information about Parent Academies for Wake County Parents: http://www.wcpss.net/parent-academy/
Download a poster showing topics from January through May, 2013 and a flyer giving registration information.
Poster (click here)
Flyer (click here)
Apex Police Dept. – Child ID Program!