Signal Mountain Middle High School

Principals Corner



  • Congratulations to the class of 2024 for all of your accomplishments! We all wish you the best in your next chapter!

  • Congratulations to all of our IB students who recently completed exams!

  • Congratulations to Marlee Burkley for winning the STATE championship in the pentathlon! Marlee scored a record high 3051 points and is the first athlete in school history to win this event!

  • Congratulations to our high school baseball team! After winning a region championship by defeating Soddy Daisy 17-0, they won two games against Upperman, 3-1 and 8-7, to qualify for the state tournament!

  • Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship Recipients, Logan Dapp and Lisa Lin! They were 2 of the 5 recipients that received a scholarship in Chattanooga! The Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.

  • Congratulations to our high school soccer team for an incredible season! The team played a hard fought region semifinal game ending in a 0-1 loss to South Doyle. 

  • Congratulations to the theatre department for a wonderful end to the show season! The students received the Jewel Award for Best Costume Design and the Adjudicator's Choice Award for Best Student Engagement, both for their production of Fiddler on the Roof! The Jewel Awards, sponsored by the Tivoli Theater Foundation, recognize excellence in the theater programs across the Chattanooga area. 

  • Congratulations to everyone who made our annual 5th grade visit day a huge success! Thank you for welcoming our next group of Eagles to the Nest!

  • Congratulations to our high school track and field programs for continuing their seasons! The girls are sectional champions and the boys are sectional runners up! The team will have a number of athletes competing at the state championships!

Information and Updates

  • We need your help to reach 100%! Registration is now open and we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE to get started and register your child before the window closes. SMMHS is already closing in on 40% registered. The window closes soon, so take time today to register!

  • The last day for students is Thursday, May 23rd. Along with exams, students still have final assignments to complete as they prepare for summer. We look forward to our final week together as we get ready for next year!

  • The 2024 Language and Lit Department Summer Reading Lists are now available for the 2024/2025 school year. Any questions can be directed to department chair, Mrs. Robertson at [email protected]CLICK HERE to start reading today!

  • If you would like to apply to be a part of Youth Court, please see Mrs. Whitney for an application.  The Application deadline is May 31st. 

  • 8th Grade rehearsal and promotion full details can be found here

  • Yearbooks are still on sale! CLICK HERE to place your order before it’s too late!

  • Rising 8th grade students who meet at least 5 of the Algebra 1 readiness indicators will be enrolled in Algebra 1 for 8th grade. Families will receive communication on their student’s enrollment in Algebra 1 and will have the option to follow up if there are questions about opting out.

  • High school volleyball tryouts will be May 22-23 from 4:30-6:30.

  • SMMHS has a wide variety of clubs for students to connect and be engaged in activities outside of the classroom. If you prefer your student to not participate in certain clubs, please use THIS FORM to opt out of particular clubs. The form includes a link to all of the clubs currently offered at SMMHS. 

  • May is Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month.  SMMHS honors and celebrates our diverse community population. It takes all of us to make SMMHS a wonderful place to learn and grow! 

Registration is OPEN!

Registration for the 2024-25 school year is now open! With a limited amount of time to complete this process, CLICK HERE to get a head start and have your child registered before school ends for this year! Don’t delay, register today! 

PowerSchool Parent Portal: Create an Account Today

The PowerSchool Parent Portal is a valuable resource available to HCS parents/guardians to connect with your child’s school about their learning journey. You can monitor grades, attendance and behavior, and complete important forms within your account. To create an account, visit for detailed instructions.  Already have an account? Download the PowerSchool Mobile App for instant access to student performance and online forms on any device. If you have any trouble creating an account, you can always reach out to your child’s school for assistance or call the Parent Portal Hotline at 423-498-KIDS (423-498-5497).

Receiving the Newsletter

At the end of each week throughout the school year, families should be on the lookout for a Weekly Parent Communication email.  These emails contain celebrations, informational items, and calendar items to keep everyone informed. If you see that you are not receiving our Weekly Parent Communication emails at any time throughout the year, please contact Mrs. Swan at [email protected] to verify the email address we have listed in Power School. To access school-related information throughout the year, please visit our SMMHS school website.

Mountain Education Foundation (MEF) Information and News

  • We want to remind everyone of the important role that the Mountain Education Foundation (MEF) plays in the success of our Signal Mountain Schools!

  • If you have not yet become a monthly donor, would like to make a one-time gift, or want to learn more about the many ways that MEF supports all of our students at our Signal Mountain schools, please visit or email Hilarie Robison at [email protected]. Every donation is appreciated and much needed!

Calendar Items

  • May 20th- 8th Grade Celebration

  • May 21st- 8th Grade Promotion

  • May 23rd- Last Day for Students

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