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Silver Sands Middle

SILVER SANDS MIDDLE
1300 Herbert Street
Port Orange, FL, 32129
Phone: (386) 322-6175
Fax: (386) 506-5042
    • WELCOME TO SILVER SANDS MIDDLE

    Here are a few reminders for the week of :

    December 11 thru December 15, 2017

    We had great turnout for all of our Spirit Nights and especially our fuel you school opportunity Thursday.  Thank you to everyone that took the time to go to these establishments.  I am hopeful that we will raise enough money to be able to offer tutoring opportunities and help sessions as the testing season approaches!

    Tuesday is our Winter Band concert at Spruce Creek High at 7pm.

    Wednesday is the piano recital in our cafetorium at 7pm.  Please remember that there is no early release this month. Wednesday is also Zeno's Ice Cream Social and Worlds Most Famous Taffy (Spirit Night) 4pm to 8pm. 25% of the proceeds will be donated back to Silver Sands.

    Thursday is the high school showcase from 5-7pm at the Volusia Fairgrounds.    

    12th ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL SHOWCASE: The 12th Annual High School Showcase event will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at the Volusia County Fairground/Tommy Lawrence Arena from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The purpose of the High School Showcase event is for 7th and 8th grade middle school students and their parents to learn about all of the outstanding programs and career academies available to high school students in Volusia County Schools. Career Academy, AICE and IB applications will be available at the event. For more information please contact the Career Academy Facilitator your school’s 8th grade counselor.

    Click here for flyer:

    12th Annual High School Showcase 2017.jpg

    Thursday is also our Holiday Chorus concert which will be held at Atlantic High at 7pm.

    Please log in to parent portal and check your student's gradebook and have a conversation if any assignments are missing.


     

    SILVER SANDS DRESS CODE CLARIFICATIONS

    Acceptable Dress Code         

    1. RED, Black, White, or Gray collared shirts
      1. Solid color shirts with the small striped outline are considered acceptable
         
    2. Sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, knitted sweaters, parkas, jean jackets, and zippered outerwear will be acceptable as "jackets"
      1. Hoods are not to be worn up at any time during the school day
      2. Students must be able to prove they have a collared shirt on when approached

    3. Shorts/pants/skirts/dresses are solid Blue, Black, or Khaki free of rips, tears, writing, or jeweled accentuations
      1. Shorts, skirts and dresses are to be worn to MID THIGH OR LOWER NOT TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FINGERTIPS.
      2. Solid color jumpers are acceptable
         
    4. Hair color is to be natural, there are a few students we've spoken with that are to wear their hair up in an inconspicuous fashion until the remainder of the color has grown out.  We will monitor this in the office.

    Unacceptable Dress Code

    1. MAROON, GARNET, DARK RED, MIXED COLORS (grey and black or red and black for example) are not permitted

    2. Flannel shirts, flannel shirts with hoods, long sleeved t-shirts, vests or outer garments not covering the arms are NOT to be acceptable as jackets
    3. Athletic shorts, short shorts/skirts, cut-off shorts, mesh shorts, PE shorts are not permitted

    O​nline Payments

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    ​​Emergency Situation Guide​​

    During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency.​School Emergenc​y Guide for Parents

    Florida KidCare ​

    Children with health insurance miss fewer days of school, and applying for Florida KidCare is easy.  Any family can apply, and many pay $20 or less per month to insure their children.  Most pay nothing at all.  Click ​he​​re for additional information.​

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