Wednesday, September 28, 2011

SMS Fall Book Fair Set to Begin October 7th

The book fair will be open in the SMS library starting October 7th and going through October 14th. Family Night will be in conjunction with Open House on October 13th.

Starting October 4th you can view the book fair homepage and/or order online at

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Thanks for Supporting the SMS Book Fair

Thanks to all of you made purchases at the SMS Book Fair. We earned over 600 Scholastic Dollars. $500 worth of books were pulled from this book fair. These books willm be available for check out soon. The 6th grade won the Wii Love to Read contest. They purchased 67 books from the book fair. Happy reading 6th grade. They will play Wii during enrichment on April 9th.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

SMS Students take Top Honors at SLE

Emily and Bailey Hammett ended their4-H seasons on a high note. Both girls walked away with top honors at the Southeastern Livestock Exposition in Montgomery. The girls have shown their steers in 4-H shows all over the state this year. The final show was this month. Bailey won Grand Champion Steer and will be featured in the Alabama Cattlemen's Association Magazine. Emily won the Showmanship award for division and her steer was one of the top five in the state.
Congratulations to their WHOLE family. Every member of the Hammett family invested a lot of hard work and time into these steers. Best wishes for next year!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Wii Love Books

SMS will host a Scholastic Book Fair March 22nd-April 2nd,2010. The theme is "Wii Read". The grade level that purchases the most BOOKS from the book fair will receive a "Wii" party. The book fair will be open during FamilyLiteracy Night on March 23, 2010 5:30pm-6:30pm.

The Darkness

By Christina Green

When the sunset falls,
it shuts the sky,
like the eye of a dreaming
the sky is painted black,
and the moon smiles across
the darkness,
sending a ray of light to
and the stars gently dance
across the black,
the clouds are invisible
bowing obedientlly to their
majesty of the sky,
the queen draws pictures
with the stars,
for earthlings to enjoy,
the stars wink until the last
are asleep,
asleep in the darkness.

dedicated to: Mrs. Hattaway

Straughn Golf Schedule

2010 Straughn Golf Schedule

Monday March 15 @ Andalusia 12:00 pm

Thursday March 18 @ Elba 12:30 pm

Tuesday March 23 @ Enterprise 12:30 pm

Thursday March 25 @ Troy 1:00 pm

Monday April 5 @ Andalusia 1:00 pm

Tuesday April 6 @ Elba 12:30 pm

Thursday April 22 @ Dothan 1:00 pm

***Subject to change

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Straughn Middle School Student Receives Honors

Brent Dorman, a seventh grader at Straughn Middle School, was recognized at the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Awards Luncheon February 11, 2010. Brent received an award certificate for Honorable Mention in Division 7-8, Category II in the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit and a State Board of Education Resolution for his photograph titled Water lily. Brent’s piece, along with several other pieces contributed by students from Alabama schools, is on exhibit in the Old Supreme Court Library in the Alabama State Capital. Brent took this photograph at the Straughn Middle School’s coy pond last the fall. He is the son of Rodney and Wendy James and the Grandson of Henry and Elaine Patterson.

These photos are of Brent with his piece in the exhibit and Brent with
Dr. Tommy Brice, Deputy State Superintendent of Education, receiving his certificates.