SMS Falcon Weekly Update

February 12th – 16th 


Greetings Silverton Middle School Parents and Families!


SMS Information:

REMINDER:  Monday is an Early Release day.  Students will be dismissed from school at 12:55pm.

Parents of 8th graders, please read the attached flyer outlining the 8th Grade Family Night that will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 6:00pm at Silverton High School.

Parents of 6th graders, there will be an Outdoor School meeting on Tuesday, February13th at 6pm in the SMS cafeteria.  The 6th grade team will be there to help answer questions about the trip and to hand out registration forms.

Student report cards were mailed on Wednesday, February 7th, please check your mailboxes and contact the school if you did not receive one.

Exclusion day is Wednesday, February 21st.  If you received a letter in the mail from Marion County your child is in danger of being excluded from school.  In order to prevent that from happening, please bring updated shot records to the office prior to February 21st.

Student drop off & pick up reminder….please DO NOT make a left hand turn onto Brown Street when you are exiting the parking lot. Making a left hand turn creates a backup of cars and is a safety hazard for the children.

Did you know you can now view your child’s meal account balance and pay online? It’s true! Just visit the Mealtime Pay Online website ( and sign up for an account. You can add all of your Silver Falls School District students to your account and view all their meal balances in one easy-to-use location. Please note: you will require the student ID (aka the “lunch number”) for each child you wish to add. Please check with your students, as most of them know their number already. If you need further assistance, please contact your child’s school. You can always find this link and current meal menus on the SFSD website, on the meal menus page, found here:

 It’s Box Tops submission time again! Turn in your Box Tops before the March 1st submission deadline so they can be included in our school’s April check.  It is our last chance this school year to earn cash for our school. All Box Tops turned in after this date will go toward next fall’s check. Thanks for your help! Student AG classes will be competing with their collections for a chance to win a Popcorn Party!

Congratulations to the 7th grade students who were nominated for the Ashland Trip in September!  Their application paperwork will need to be turned in by February 23rd to Mrs. Martinson.  Questions?  E-mail

WyldLife is this Saturday night, February 10th from 7-8:30pm at the Mark Twain gym. It is a fun filled evening that is open to all 6th-8th graders.  Come and bring a friend!

Val-O-Grams are on sale during lunches.  The last day to purchase Val-O-Grams is Monday, February 12th.  See attachment.

Please take a moment to take a look at the attached flyers that pertain to SMS, sports and community events.



Attention 8th grade parents!  You are invited to attend an 8th grade promotion meeting which will be held on Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30pm in the SMS Library.  There will also be a PTC meeting directly following the promotion meeting.

State Law requires that each Oregon school district notify families of their right to exempt (opt out) their child from the summative English language arts and/or Math tests given this spring, including the Smarter Balanced and Extended Assessments.  Please see the attached documents that outline this process.

ASAP (After School Activities Program) is open for all 6th – 8th graders!!!  Applications can be obtained on their website, or in the office.  ASAP is on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and SMS students will ride Bus #15 to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, which is located at 303 N. Church St., 3-6pm.  Wednesday’s SMS students will stay at SMS and then will walk with the teachers to the Assembly of God Church, across the street from SMS, 3-6pm.  The Director of ASAP is Hillary Boost and her contact email is and she can be reached at 971-301-4434.

Attention SMS families who are members of the Armed Forces on Active Duty or are full-time National Guard.  We have a new office form that we need you to fill out and return to us. Please see the attached document and let us know if you have any questions about it.

The SMS Parent Club is selling Falcon T-shirts for $10.  You can send your student with cash or a check made out to Silver Fox Foundation.

Sports Center:

Monday – Boys Basketball game at Valor, 4pm

Tuesday – Boys Basketball game at home, 4pm

Wednesday – Boys Basketball game at home, 4pm

Thursday – Boys Basketball game at Philomath, 4pm

Friday – Boys Basketball practice

Saturday – Boys Basketball Jamboree at Silverton High School

If you have a Facebook account, please “Like” the Silverton MS Falcons Athletics Facebook page to have extra access to schedules, pictures, changes and information.


Bell Schedule for the Week:

Mon, Feb 12:    Early Release Schedule

Tue, Feb 13:      Regular Schedule

Wed, Feb 14:    Regular Schedule

Thurs, Feb 15:   Falcon Success Bell Schedule

Fri, Feb 16:       Regular Schedule


Upcoming Calendar Items:

February 12th:  Early Release Day

February 13th:  6th grade parent Outdoor School meeting, SMS Cafeteria, 6pm

February 13th: 8th grade Promotion meeting, 6:30pm, SMS Library

February 13th: PTC Meeting, 7:00pm-8:00pm, SMS Library

February 17th:  Robotics Competition at N. Marion and Butte Creek

February 19th:  No school – Presidents Day

February 20th:  8th grade forecasting at Silverton High School, 12:30-2:30

February 21st: Exclusion Day

February 22nd: Career Day

February 26th: Early Release Day

February 27th:  Pennies for Patients fundraiser starts

March 1st:  8th Grade Field Trips


Have a great weekend!

Jennifer Wollersheim

Office Manager

503-873-5317  ext. 2323

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2018 Spring Soccer parents.pdf
Chili Cook Off.pdf
DYK Feb 2018 Colored Breakfast.pdf
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jbo flyer.pdf
Military Connected Form for Parents.docx
MSFN School flyer.pdf
Resource day flyer 2018.pdf
Spring Softball Flyer.pdf
State tests and family rights Spanish.pdf
State tests and family rights.pdf