Signal Mountain Middle High School


Principals corner

Dr. Shane Harwood

Weekly Parent Communication

Week 24


  • Congratulations to Chase Post, Maxwell Sewell, Nathan Yeager, and Kyle Bergeren as all have qualified for the National History Bowl!  Congratulations also to Kyle as he placed 2nd overall in the Varsity History Bee and Nathan placed 3rd overall in the Junior Varsity Bee!  #IBKnowledgeable
  • Congratulations to our SMMHS HS Art students as they will have work on exhibit at the Chattanooga Work Space in March of 2019!  The art will feature collage, photography, and paintings.  Be on the lookout for additional information and how you can support these amazing students!  #IBBalanced
  • Congratulations to our amazing SMMHS teachers and staff as SMMHS had the highest staff attendance percentage for the entire district during the month of December!  #IBPrincipled
  • News 12 is starting up another season of Golden Apple reports. These stories honor some of the best, brightest, and most innovative teachers across the Tennessee Valley. Nominate a great teacher on staff today! Nominations can be made at the News 12 website,, under the Golden Apple Award drop down box.

Information Items

  • Power School Access – Power School is now open again for parents and students now that grades have been finalized.  If you have any questions regarding assignments or grades, please contact our teachers.
  • HCDE Drug Prevention Presentations – Our HS students will participate in a district-wide drug prevention presentation that will take place by grade levels on Friday, January 18.  These presentations will focus on drug prevention and awareness by providing students with strategies and resources for making healthy life choices.  The campaign will also offer a follow-up parental piece that encourages parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of drug use.
  • 6th Grade Newsletter – To access the 6th Grade Newsletter along with information for volunteering at the upcoming MS Valentine’s Dance via Sign-Up Genius, please visit:

SMMHS Sports Boosters Red & Black Auction

  • Please join us on Saturday, February 16 at the Westin Hotel from 7:00 to 11:00 for our Red & Black Auction sponsored by our SMMHS Sports Boosters.  For information and to purchase tickets, please visit  If you would like to donate items for the event in support of specific SMMHS sports teams, please contact Arlina Hensley at

Calendar Items

Saturday, January 12

  • HS Basketball – Away – Pisgah
  • MS Volleyball – Away – Loftis Play Day

Sunday, January 13

Monday, January 14

  • MS Volleyball – Away

Tuesday, January 15

Wednesday, January 16

  • MS Spelling Bee – The Compass – 9:00
  • Senior Lunch

Thursday, January 17

  • HS Wrestling – Away – Whitwell
  • MS Volleyball – Away

Friday, January 18

  • HCDE High School Drug Prevention Presentations
  • HS Basketball – Away – Tyner

Saturday, January 19

  • HS Wrestling – Region Super Duals – Red Bank HS
  • MS Volleyball – Away – Ooltewah Tournament


  • Monday, January 21 – No School – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday



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