Saluda Trail Middle School
Phone: 981-1800 Fax: 981-1819
Brenda Campbell, Principal
School Day: 8:30am-3:45pm
January, February, March 2010
ATTN: PARENTS OF CAR RIDERS
January 27 Late Start Day (school begins at 10:30) For the safety of the children please have them
February 15 No School-Presidents’ Day
February 24 Late Start Day (school begins at 10:30)
remain in their cars while waiting in the car line.
March 19 No School-Furlough Day This concern also came through the last School
March 23 End of grading period Improvement Council meeting after several
March 30 Report Cards complaints from parents in the after school car
March 24 Late Start Day (school begins at 10:30) line. Thank you for your help in this matter.
April 2 No School-Spring Break
April 5-9 No School-Spring Break
May 31 No School-Memorial Day
Canned Food Drive
Jr. Beta Club is sponsoring a non-perishable canned food
Sporting Events drive for Souper Bowl of Caring during the week of
7th grade Basketball 02/01/10. Students who bring in 5 non-perishable food
Jan 21 STMS @ Dutchman Creek 5pm Away items or $5 may "dress down" on Friday 2/05/10 following
Jan 25 Gold Hill @ STMS 5pm Home the guidelines of the District III dress code policy. All food
Jan 28 Clover @ STMS 5pm Home items and money will go directly to a local food-bank.
Feb 1 Sullivan @ STMS 5pm Home Parents and students are encouraged to donate items for
this worthy cause. Thank you.
8th grade Basketball
Jan 21 Dutchman Creek @ STMS 5 pm Home
Jan 25 STMS @ Gold Hill 5pm Away
Jan 28 STMS @ Clover 5pm Away Spring Dance Feburary 25 4:00-6:00pm
Feb 1 STMS @ Sullivan 5pm Away
The student council is sponsoring a Spring dance. Cap’n Sams
Wrestling will DJ with lighting effects and video show. The cost is $3.00.
Jan 19 STMS @ Nation Ford 5pm Away Listen out for more details to be announced.
Jan 26 Sullivan @ STMS 5pm Home
March 23 Clover @ STMS 5 pm Home Academic Challenge Meets:
March 25 STMS @ Rawlinson Rd 5 pm Away 6th grade: January 25, February 1, February 15,
March 30 Oakridge @ STMS 5 pm Home March 1
April 13 STMS @ Castle Heights 5 pm Away
All 6th grade meets will be held at 4:00 in the Media
April 15 Springfield @ STMS 5 pm Home
Center and anyone is welcome to attend.
March 24 Rawlinson Rd @ STMS 5pm Home 7th and 8th grades: (all held in the Media Center):
Mach 31 Oakridge @ STMS 5pm Home January 20th - 4:15 at Castle Heights vs. Castle Heights
April 14 Dutchman Crk & STMS @ Springfield 5 pm Away 4:45 at Castle Heights vs. Sullivan
April 21 STMS @ Gold Hill 5pm Away February 3 - 4:15 at Saluda Trail vs. Rawlinson Road
April 28 Dutchman Crk, Rawlinson Rd, STMS, & 5:25 at Saluda Trail vs. Dutchman Creek
Sullivan @ Castle Heights 5pm Away February 24 - 4:30 at Clover vs. Clover
May 4 Conference Meet @ South Pointe High School March 17 - 4:30 - 7:00 Rock Hill District 3 Academic
Challenge Festival at Saluda Trail Middle.
*Blood Drive on February 8*
-The PTO is selling Wildcat t-shirts and car magnets. The
Schedule your appointment to give
t-shirts are available in navy and gold and are $10 each.
They can be worn on club and dress down days. Car
The student council will sponsor a blood drive on Feb. 8th
magnets are $5 and these are both available from Mrs.
from 2:30 - 7:00. Information will be going out with students
Cavin in the Media Center.
on Jan. 19th so that parents have an opportunity to sign up.
-The PTO Board would like to thank all of the families Times are in 15 min. intervals.
who have participated in the "Invest in Your Child"
campaign. We appreciate your support!
-If you would like to be contacted with PTO news or to
volunteer at STMS, please contact Amanda Cavin at 980- National History Day
This is a school-wide event held each year at STMS to
showcase student research projects. This year's theme is
Congratulations to Allen Smith for winning the Innovation in History and will be held on Friday, February
2010 STMS Geography Bee! Allen will now try to qualify 19. Seventh and Eighth grade students will compete for
for the State Bee in Columbia by answering a multiple advancement to the Regional National History Day
choice set of geography questions. Good job to all competition which is held in March. Entry categories include
ten who participated and represented their teams. webpage, performance, paper, documentary or exhibit.
Mr. Phifer Students, Parents and Community Members are invited to view
all projects during school on Monday, February 22nd in the
FROM THE CAFETERIA:
We will no longer offer a snack if a student forgets
his/her lunch money. No IOU’s are allowed. If the student
does not have money they are welcome to use the phone at New STMS Ambassadors Chosen
school to call someone to bring them money. Parents are The application and interview process began in December for a
welcome to call and arrangements can be made until the next new slate of Ambassadors. The following students were
day. Thank you for your help in this matter. selected by faculty and staff to serve for one full year:
Robin Gaskins (803-981-1846)
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
Erin Anderson Ty Barber Adeja Caldwell
Shelby Bishop Christian Couch Ma'lecha Cousar
Grayson Chappell Breana Davis Kyra Currence
Public Service Announcement Kia Currence James Martin JoMorris Gaither
Listen to WRHI 1340 AM or 94.3 FM which is Anthony Farrare Ric'Qwana Neely Seth Julian
Nina Gibson Samantha Sibley Dara Khaalid
broadcasting Parenting Tips that will help to benefit Shelby Hendricks Breahna Lee
our children. Tierra Hicks Hallie Martens
Shekinah Lightner Dale Martin
Destiny Lindsey Makayla McCormick
“Media Center News” Keely McRae Rosie Rojas
Kameron Midkiff Yarhiel Santa
Media Mania Amiel Ortiz Rebecca Simpson
Jamie Rankin Cassie Sweat
-The SWAT team will visit on Friday, January 22 during Matthew Rippy
all three lunches. Niegel Simmons
-Friday, February 5, will be "Get Your Game On." Shekinah Watson
Students are invited to sign up for all three lunches and
join us to play console, computer, and board games.
SHOUT OUT Saluda Trail’s ANONYMOUS Tip Line
-The Media Center would like to give a SHOUT OUT to Call 985-4326
our regular Media Center volunteers: Lesslie Belk, Tina Anonymously report concerns such as guns, drugs, theft, vandalism, and
Hardin, Lori Matson, and Tamee Tindal. Want to join underage drinking by calling 985-4326.
Parents and students can feel at ease communicating their concerns with
them? Please contact Ms. Hood or Mrs. Cavin at 981-
the Administration and School Resource Officer by calling our Anonymous
1839. We welcome your help!
For updated school information and current events
Visit our website http://st.rock-hill.k12.sc.us/ Click on “Parents” & “Trail Talk”
Or call our school information buzz line 329-4040 #7725