SMS is On the Path to Success...
Our Students are:
* Responsible &
Willing, Engaged, Curious,
Somersworth Middle School Mission Statement
The SMS community will promote literacy and creativity in students while encouraging social, emotional and physical well-being of lifelong learners who demonstrate pride, respect, and responsibility towards self and others.
Everyone should feel welcome and safe in our schools.
All children can learn and that learning is the purpose of schools.
Education should help everyone reach full potential, it must prepare us for the future, and it shapes tomorrow’s world.
Students’ best succeed when the community, schools, parents, and students work together.
SMS Named NH Middle School of the Year!!!
Somersworth Middle School was named the 2019 New Hampshire Middle School of the Year by the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards Board.
Thank you to all the staff, students, and parents that make SMS the amazing place it is!
For more information on the award, please click the link here!
Parent-Teacher Conference Sign Ups
Parent-teacher conferences are here!
Available dates are November 21st, or November 25th
Please call the front office at (603) 692-2126, or email your student's homeroom teacher, in order to sign up for a conference time.
New To SMS: Competency Grading
Please watch the video below to learn about our new competency grading system that is now implemented at SMS. Teachers, Staff, and Administrators worked hard this summer to develop a new system that better communicates student achievement.
Click HERE to watch the video!
Farm To School Grant Recipients!
We are proud to announce that Somersworth Farm To School has been awarded the USDA planning grant for $41,093!
This was a highly competitive grant, and as the only recipients in the state of New Hampshire, we continue to be the model of 21st Century Education. These funds will help us produce programming related to our food system and its impacts on our planet!
This grant will be used for the following initiatives in our school:
1) Develop a district-wide compost and food waste reduction program,
2) Provide professional development for teachers to utilize school gardens as outdoor classrooms,
3) Increase farm to school learning opportunities for students in the after-school and summer programs, and
4) Develop a local foods procurement plan with the school food service department.
Please follow the link below for more information on the USDA planning grant!
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