Swift Creek Middle School
2100 Pedrick Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32317
Sue Rishell - Principal
Asst. Principal - Curriculum
Asst. Principal - Administration
Dean of Students
SCMS Distance Learning Office Hours
Front Office: 8 AM - 3 PM
Guidance: 8 AM - 3 PM
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SWIFT CREEK SCHOOL TOURS
NEW TO SWIFT CREEK...
Are you new to the Swift Creek community? Are you looking for the best possible middle school experience? Look no more!
Go online today to schedule your SCMS tour: SCMS School Tour
20-21 EDUCATION OPTIONS
This afternoon (7/1/20), Focus will be turned on for parents to start selecting whether they would like their child to attend in-person or through a digital academy in August. This will be open until July 13 for parents. We pushed the date back to allow you more time.
LCS provided Chromebooks for each LCS student
All options below will include the use of an LCS provided Chromebook for each student that will distributed at the start of the school year. Students in the conventional brick and mortar choice will transport their Chromebook to/from school each day (we ask that students charge their Chromebook each evening).
Per Leon County School policy, please make your decision regarding your choice of school format no later than Monday, July 13th 2020. If you have any questions, please call SCMS, Monday-Thursday, from 8:00AM – 4:00PM, at 850-414-2670. Please know that we are here to support your child in every way possible and it is a PRIVILEGE to have your child as part of the SCMS Family!
Swift Creek Summer Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
8 AM - 4 PM
2020 Summer Reading
It is the expectation of SCMS ELA teachers that all incoming and rising students read a novel over summer break. Students have the option of choosing either a fiction, nonfiction, or graphic novel from the list below for the grade level they will be entering in the 2020-21 school year. Students will be assessed by their teachers no later than the fourth week of school. Assessments will be determined by individual teachers.
Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry
by Priscilla Cummings
The Maze Runner
by James Dashner
The Great Fire
by Jim Murphy
I Will Always Write Back
by C. Alifirenka & M. Ganda
I Am Malala
by M. Yousafzai & C. Lamb
Houdini: The Handcuff King
by J. Lutes & N. Bertozzi
March: Book One
By Lewis & Andrew Aydin
The Red Pyramid
by Rick Riordan
CELL PHONE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES POLICY
Upon arrival on SCMS campus, student cell phones must be turned off and out of sight until 9:25AM. Beginning at 9:25AM until the last bell rings at 3:50PM, all student cell phones and electronic devices must be turned off and stored in lockers unless permitted for use by the administration or teacher for instructional purposes.
Students who violate this policy shall be subject to established disciplinary measures. School employees shall confiscate any cell phone or electronic device visible, heard or used during the instructional day without teacher/staff permission. All confiscated phones or electronic devices will be turned in to the front office, labeled with the student's name. A phone call will be made to the parent to retrieve the cell phone from the front office.
ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION (“AP”) FORMS
All students who plan on participating in any activity or field trip with SCMS must fill out the front side of an AP form each year they are enrolled.
Additionally, any students who plan to tryout for a sport must complete BOTH sides of the AP form AND have a current physical that will not expire before the last game of the season.
This form is accessible here for your convenience:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SCMS Q & A on InstagramLive and FacebookLive at 6m
|1st Period||9:30 - 10:20|
|2nd Period||10:24 - 11:14|
|3rd Period||11:18 - 1:07|
|4th Period||1:11 - 2:01|
|5th Period||2:05 - 2:55|
|6th Period||3:00 - 3:50|
*Please plan appointments and out-of-school activities accordingly.
SCMS has a long-standing history of educating EVERY student on campus about the signs, dangers and consequences of bullying each year through SRD led classroom instruction. This instruction first took place in the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.
Please contact Kelly Lynch, Dean of Students if you have any questions or concerns.