Please make sure your child is dressed for success at SMMS. 
Here are a few reminders.

  • No inappropriate insignias, emblems, badges, bandanas, or other clothing/symbols which may cause the interruption of instruction.
  • Hoodies-please keep hood down inside the building.
  • Any rips or holes in jeans should be at the knee or lower.  Leggings may be worn under ripped jeans.
  • Crop tops-Midriff (stomach area) should not be seen.
  • No Short Shorts/Short Skirts/Short, Fitted Dresses/Pajama Pants or Blankets

About Us

SMMS Building


Home of the Bobcats and one the earliest Georgia STEM Certified Middle Schools (2018), St. Marys Middle School is known for our exemplar history of academics, extracurricular programs and community involvement.  With an average enrollment of 1100 6th -8th grade students, SMMS uses project based learning and hands on experiences to fully prepare our students to be capable, productive citizens. 


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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                                                     Choose wisely
                                                     Act responsibly
                                                     Take ownership
                                                     Show respect

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).

For more information, click here

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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 2023 - 2024

Teacher of the Year (right):  Mrs. Thomas 
Rookie of the Year (center):  Mrs. Drummond
Support Person of the Year (left):  Mrs.Cone


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

Dr. McManigal
Dr. Angela McManigal

6th Grade Assistant Principal
Mrs. Andria Brimhall

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

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

Student Handbook

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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].

Letter from Principal, Dr. McManigal,
concerning Parents' Right to Know
Professional Qualifications of
Teachers and Paraprofessionals


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Your input is welcomed!

The purpose of the FY24 CLIP Presentation is to inform parents and community members of the federal programs implemented in Camden County Schools. Each year, the Georgia Department of Education allocates funds to Camden County Schools to support the needs of students. The presentation will provide insight into the programs and solicit input from you our stakeholders. If you have any questions,  do not hesitate to contact Denise Cato at 912-729-5687.  

Here is the video presentation and input form. Thank you in advance for your feedback.