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Go online today to schedule your SCMS tour: SCMS School Tour
ATTENTION DIGITAL ACADEMY STUDENTS AND GUARDIANS
To prepare for testing (see separate schedule), DA students should bring a water bottle and mask. Seventh and Eighth grade students should bring your fully-charged Chromebooks to each day of testing. For students with text-to-speech accommodations and for all students during ELA testing, bring your corded earbuds or headphones.
Please arrive at 9:35 each testing day in the drop-off area for temperature checks, then report to your testing sites, which will be posted inside the gates.
Your students perform practice tests with their teachers, but you can also find them on the Florida Standards Assessment website here: https://fsassessments.org/students-and-families/practice-tests/index.stml
Approximate pick up times:
Writing day: 12:00
ELA days: 11:35
6-8 Math day 1: 11:10
6-8 Math day 2: 12:25
Algebra or Geometry days: 11:40, but more time allowed
8th Science day: 1:15
Biology day: 11:35-1:15 (the earliest students may leave is after 80 minutes of testing, but have up to 160 minutes)
Civics day: 11:35-1:15 (the earliest students may leave is after 80 minutes of testing, but have up to 160 minutes)
Parents/Guardians: Please note the dates and times for FSA Test Administration for both Brick and Mortar students and Digital Academy students and schedule appointments accordingly.
**All students should have plug-in earbuds (NOT Airpods) for FSA Testing.
** All Chromebooks should be fully charged and students must bring their charger to school on all testing days.
How to get into Canvas without going through CLASSLINK.
On the right side that says "Log In to Your School's Canvas Account." Type - Leon County Schools - Students/Teachers
It will automatically redirect your Canvas Dashboard.
To Get the Most Out of Your Chromebook
To get the most out of your new Chromebook, it is recommended that you install the office apps - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxSckSgcbDw
(Make sure that after it installs, you open Microsoft Word so that your OneDrive accounts populate, then you can move onto the next step, associating it by default)
Associating .docx files to Microsoft Word and not Google Docs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RPRIjlBPUk
If you have any questions, please email Carolilne Simpkins at email@example.com
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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.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SCMS Volleyball vs. Montford @ SCMS
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM SCMS Football vs. Cobb at Chiles Stadium
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SCMS Volleyball vs. Cobb @ CMS
|BLOCK 1||9:30 - 11:10|
|BLOCK 2||11:14 - 2:06|
11:11 - 11:46
11:49 - 12:24
12:30 - 1:05
|BLOCK 3||2:10 - 3:50|
TEAL DAY = Periods 1st, 3rd, 5th
SILVER DAY = Periods 2nd, 4th, 6th
*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.