SMA Prep Weekly
Middle School Campus
Dear Families,

It was wonderful to see so many parents at our promotion ceremony this week! The rain didn't affect the joy that accompanied this celebration of hard work and demonstrated leadership.
We hope to see many more of you at tomorrow's Rise & Run 5K! Registration opens at 6:30 AM at Payne Park for this 2nd annual event to benefit our Raiders and Jr. Raiders!

Remember no school on Monday in honor of Presidents Day. Enjoy your 3-day weekend!

~ Major Becky Morris, Assistant Head of School
Here's what is happening at the Prep:
Raiders Rise & Run 5K . . . TOMORROW!
February 16, 2019, 7:30 AM, Payne Park

Still need to register? Arrive between 6:30 - 7:00 AM to register and join the fun.

Pre-registered runners: 6:45 - 7:15 AM

Race begins promptly at 7:30 AM. See you there!

Promotion Ceremony

Congrats to our Prep Cadets who received their promotions on Wednesday! We are proud of your accomplishments.

#ourSMA #SMAleadership

SMA Prep will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents Day.

Have a great weekend!
Learning in Action: Individuals & Societies

Thanks to a grant from the Education Foundation of Sarasota, SMA-CPT Ferguson's classes used a hands-on approach to tracing history as they explored the spread of religion, ideas, and empires using their NEW writable world maps.
2019-2020 Freshmen Schedules

If you plan on going into Pre-IB next year at SMA HS, you can beat the rush of schedule selections and receive individual one-on-one attention by sending an appointment request to Pam Donehew. I nclude two dates and times that you are available. She will respond with an email indicating which date and time fits her schedule.
8th Grade Field Trip Reminder:

Forms and fees are due for the end of year Gradventure trip by  March 1st  to SMA-MAJ Munson in 506. Please check her classroom windows (or Room 504) to see what you are missing for the trip or e-mail her directly. If you have any questions please direct them to SMA-MAJ Munson
Yearbook & 8th Grade Ads

It's that time of year to purchase your yearbook advertisement or 8th grade ad! Complete and return the Advertisement Form to reserve your space today.

Clubs and Activities

For information about ongoing clubs and activities, please see our website: SMA Prep/Middle School Clubs & Activities
Ducks Unlimited

The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 20 from 4:15-5:15.

See you at the meeting, SMA-CPT Wright, SMA-MAJ Fulghum, and Coach TrecartinYour

SMA Prep needs volunteers to help serve lunch to our cadets. Please contact Kathy Simon or Betty Bultemeier for lunch times and additional information.

Volunteers are also needed for the Media Center at SMA Prep. Please contact
SMA-LTCOL Currie for more information.
Substitute Teachers Wanted!

Anyone that has a bachelor's degree and is interested in substitute teaching should contact Betty Bultemeier .
Enrollment Information Meetings
8:30-9:30 AM

Please share with neighbors and friends that are interested in their child attending SMA Prep that our Enrollment Information Meetings start promptly at 8:30 AM and end by 9:30 AM. Let them know to bring their inquiring student to hear directly from Prep Cadets about campus life at the Prep.

Our next meeting date is on Wednesday: February 27
No reservation is needed. Please share with any interested family, friends, and neighbors!

Upcoming Enrollment Information Meetings: 2/27, 3/13, 4/10, and 4/30.

Open Enrollment: begins October 1, 2018 and ends January 31, 2019 for the 2019/20 school year.
SMA Board Meeting
March 14, 2019

The SMA Board of Directors will hold a board meeting on March 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm in the SMA High School Conference Room.  

SMA Foundation Board, Inc.
March 12, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12th at 2:30 pm, the SMA Foundation Board of Directors will meet in the conference room on the SMA High School campus.
Gently-Used Clothes Closet

Uniform donations are greatly appreciated throughout the year. This allows us to continue offering a selection of sizes at a reduced cost of $7 per item. Please bring items you wish to donate to the office during office hours.

We are taking appointments for anyone wanting to purchase a gently-used uniform. Please call our office at 941-877-7737 to make your appointment.