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About Us


SMMS Building


WELCOME TO ST. MARYS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Home of the Bobcats and one the earliest Georgia STEM Certified Middle Schools (2018), St. Marys Middle School (SMMS) is known for our exemplar history of academics, extracurricular programs and community involvement. With an average enrollment of 1130 6th -8th grade students, SMMS uses project based learning and hands on experiences to fully prepare our students to be capable, productive citizens. 

MISSION

SMMS will ensure educational excellence in a safe and nurturing environment to prepare students for success in rigorous high school courses and ultimately, for graduation, transition to college, technical training or the workplace in order to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.


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SMMS EXPECTATIONS

                                                     Choose wisely
                                                     Act responsibly
                                                     Take ownership
                                                     Show respect



Camden County Schools

Student Computer/Device Acceptable Use Guidelines

 

The device and accessories issued to students are, and will remain, the property of Camden County Schools.

The device is on loan to students and must be used in accordance with the guidelines outlined below:


The student’s parent/guardian must sign and return the Device Acceptable Use Guidelines.

Students, parents/guardians should keep logins and passwords private as use by others creates a security risk to files and the network. If students forget or need to change a password, they should consult with their teacher or media specialist.

Parents /guardians are encouraged to have their student show them the work they are doing on the device, as well as communications from teachers and other students.

Parents, guardians, and students should have no expectation of privacy while using the device either on or off the district’s network.

The district has the right to randomly inspect any device, application, or peripheral device on a regular basis. This includes, but is not limited to, browser history, email, media that has been accessed, downloaded or created, documents, pictures, and all files. The District has the right to review these items for appropriateness and to limit or revoke a student’s access to them.

Students should never “swap” or “share” their device with another student, friend, or sibling.

Students should bring the device to school fully charged each day.

Use of the device for anything other than teacher-directed or approved activity is prohibited during instructional time (school day). This includes, but is not limited to, internet or computer games and other entertainment activities, email, instant messaging, chat, and use of the internet for anything other than school-related research.

Obscene, or vulgar images, sounds, music, language or materials, including screen savers, backgrounds, and or pictures are prohibited. The District Internet Acceptable Use Policy will be followed.

Copyright laws must be followed at all times.

Students are not allowed to download or install any software or other materials.

Devices are not to be used to make sound recordings without the consent of all persons being recorded. Sound on the device must be turned off at all times except when being used as part of the class.

Use of personal headphones to listen to music is allowed with express permission of the classroom teacher.

The school or district will assume no liability for personal items of this nature being lost, damaged, or stolen.

Devices are not to be used to take pictures without the consent of all persons being photographed. Cameras are to be turned off at all times except when being used as part of a class.

Students will not use the device for illegal purposes. Students will not deliberately use the device to personally attack, annoy, harass, or bully others. Any such activities will be reported to the appropriate local, state, or federal authorities.

Students may save files locally on the device but should copy them to their cloud storage as a backup in case of drive failure. All data stored in district created accounts, either locally or in the cloud, will be deleted when the student graduates or is otherwise no longer enrolled in CCS.

Appropriate and responsible use is expected of all users. Violation of any policies or procedures outlined in the Internet Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) or the Device Acceptable Use Guidelines will be subject to the appropriate disciplinary action as outlined in the AUP’s.

 

GENERAL USE AND CARE OF THE DEVICE

 

During the school day, students must have the device with them or stored in a secure location. Devices must never be left unattended in hallway, etc. Unattended devices will be seized by school personnel and delivered to the administration.

It is the responsibility of the student to charge their device for the school day.

It is the responsibility of the students to bring their devices to school every day.

Never walk with the device lid open. This puts stress on the device and the screen.

Students should not use their device while walking or being transported. Devices should be used on a flat, stable surface. Devices should not be taken on school sponsored activity trips unless expressly needed for the activity.

Devices should be protected from extreme heat or cold. Devices should never be left in a vehicle even if it is locked.

Devices should be protected from the weather, water, liquids, and pets. Eating or drinking near the devices is strictly forbidden. Devices cannot be used during meal times.

The display screen is the most sensitive part of the device. Heavy objects should never be placed on or stacked on top of the device. This includes books, musical instruments, sports equipment, etc. Do not place or leave the unit on the floor or any area where someone may sit or step.

Students may not deface the device or sleeve in any way with stickers, tape, whiteout, markers, pens, engravings or any other items or marks.

The device should only be cleaned with a soft dry cloth. Never use sprays of any kind.

Consequences for not complying with the use and care guidelines will result in the suspension of or loss of device privileges as determined by an administrator.

 

In addition, all other appropriate consequences as outlined in the student handbook may be applied.

 

ALL damage incidents will be investigated by an administrator or designee.

If the device is damaged, lost or stolen, parents are responsible for the reasonable cost of repair or the fair market value at the time loss.

 

Fair Market Value

 

Dell New through October 2021

$ 182.00

End of Semester 1 21-22

$ 155.00

End of Semester 2 21-22

$ 128.00

End of Semester 1 22-23

$ 101.00

End of Semester 2 22-23

$74.00

End of Semester 1 23-24

$47.00

End of Semester 2 23-24

$20.00

 

Other Possible Charges (not to exceed value of unit):

Replace Charger - $25
Replace Screen - $30

Motherboard or other major damage would be the same cost as complete replacement.


CHROMEBOOK DISTRIBUTION FORM

*Complete and turn in to your homeroom teacher,

Print Name:

Last Name:  _________________ First Name:  ________________________

Grade:  _________________  Homeroom: ____________________________

As the student, my signature indicates I have read or had explained to me the guidelines of use and care of the device and accessories. I accept responsibility for abiding by the guidelines and direction of my teacher(s). I will use the device and accessories for educational purposes. I also understand I must bring the device to school every day and fully charged.

Student Signature ______________________________      Date: ________________________


Fair Market Value

 Dell - New through October $ 182.00
End of Semester 1 $ 155.00
End of Semester 2 $ 128.00

HP Devices

 

End of Semester 1 $ 50.00

End of Semester 2 $ 30.00

Lenovo Devices


End of Semester 1 $ 30.00

End of Semester 2 $ 20.00

 

Other Possible Charges (not to exceed value of unit):

Replace Charger - $25
Replace Screen - $30
Replace Keyboard - $30

Motherboard or other major damage would be the same cost as complete replacement.

As parent/guardian, my signature indicates I have read, understand, and agree to the acceptable use guidelines. I give permission for my student to have access to the device and I, along with my student, accept responsibility for the care and protection of the unit and accessories.

 

Parent/Guardian Signature_____________________________   Date__________________

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*The bar code will be recorded below once items are checked out to the student. Checkouts will also be documented in Destiny. 

 

Chromebook Destiny ID Number __________________________________________________________

CB Charger Destiny ID Number ___________________________________________________________
CB Case Destiny ID Number ___________________________________________________________

Vaccination Info

Important Notice for Parents/Guardians of Rising 7th Grade Students

All students born on or after January 1, 2002 and entering or transferring into 7th grade need proof of an adolescent pertussis (whooping cough) booster immunization (called “Tdap”). Proof of Tdap immunization must be documented on the Georgia immunization certificate (Form 3231).

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STEM at SMMS

St. Marys Middle School uses Math and Literacy Design Collaborative and Problem Based Learning to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) components in all curriculum areas.


SMMS STEM Vision Statement

The SMMS Vision is to prepare learners for the demands of the 21st-century workforce by maximizing the individual potential in all students through a challenging and engaging STEM interdisciplinary project-based curriculum.


SMMS 2021 - 2022

Teacher of the Year (center):  Mrs. Chrisie Fuller
Rookie of the Year (right):  Mrs. Lessli Gaskins
Support Person of the Year (left):  Mrs. Michelle Stephens

Staff of the Year

St. Marys Middle School
205 Martha Drive
St. Marys, GA 31558
Phone: 912-882-8626


Dr. McManigal
Principal
Dr. Angela McManigal

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6th Grade Assistant Principal
Dr. Malcolm Fuller

Dr. Dougherty  
7th Grade Assistant Principal
Dr. Leigh Dougherty

Mr. Wise
8th Grade Assistant Principal
Mr. Grant Wise



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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Temporary positions are available for a tutor with certification or a pass rate on GACE.  Interested candidates should contact the principal, Dr. Angela McManigal, directly for details.  Dr. McManigal shall be contacted at 912-882-8626 or [email protected].




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