Signal Mountain Middle High School

Principals Corner

  

Celebrations

  • Congratulations to our high school boys soccer team for their 4-2 win over East Ridge! Goals were scored by Yuji Steele, Cole Moore, Marc Bauer, and Nicolas Johnson, with assists by Marc Bauer and Cole Moore.The JV team also won 1-0!

  • Congratulations to our middle school girls softball teams, who remain undefeated on the season! The varsity won 14-0 over East Ridge this week! Varsity also defeated Hunter Middle 13-1 and JV won 8-0!

  • Congratulations to our middle school golf teams for their wins over Loftis. The boys won 183-204 and the girls won 99-15. The boys had scores from Henry Beasley 41, Luke Schleger 45, Cedar Gill  47, and Lucas Welch 50. The girls had scores from Violet Garney 48 and Maddy Odell 51!

  • Congratulations to our middle school boys soccer team for defeating CSAS 3-1! 

  • Congratulations to our high school baseball team for a big 12-0 win over Hixson, followed by a close 6-4 victory over Hixson. 

  • Congratulations to our middle school baseball team for their 18-0 win over East Ridge!

  • Congratulations to the March Math League winners, Mark Nashi and Filip Naumiak.

  • Congratulations to the Cumulative Math League winners for 2023-2024: 1st place - Logan Dapp, 2nd place - Jake Edmondson, 3rd place - Haven Gee.

  • Congratulations to our middle school Youth in Government winners! Outstanding Statesmen: Gisa Nsengiyumva- Blue House, Schema Nsengiyumva- Gold House, Olivia Chemin- Gold Senate, Adalyn Gee- Gold Senate, Clara Swafford- Red House. BEST BILLS: Klein Boyd, Schema Nsengiyumva, Russell Green, Madelyne Cronk, Ava Kartanos, Clara Swafford, Helena Sowa, Collin Cunningham, Alexander Taylor, Ryder Ratliff, Ethan Bhosale!

  • Congratulations to the 6th grade students who earned the March IB Learner Profile Trait of Risk Taker- Harrison Auten,  Zoe McLaren,  Jane Unkle,   Elizabeth McLendon,  Andrew Wooden,  Vivien Lopes and  Carson Hoyle!

  • Congratulations to the 7th grade students who earned the March IB Learner Profile Trait of Risk Taker: Cooper Woodlief, Jackson Ryan, M.C. Fore, Carter Hooper, Luke Behar, Trajan Coalwell and Helena Sowa!

  • Congratulations to the 8th grade students who earned the March IB Learner Profile Trait of Risk Taker- Mason Edwards, Burl Day, David Glover, Noah Clingan!

Information and Updates

  • SMMHS is excited to celebrate the eclipse on April 8th with our students. Every student will be provided with eclipse viewing glasses and a review of safety guidance for viewing an eclipse. Students will be given a permission slip on Tuesday to participate in viewing the eclipse, and a stand alone message was sent this week with more details. HCS is also requesting anyone signing out on April 8th please do so before 1:00pm.

  • A reminder that SMMHS will be moving traffic through car line as efficiently as possible on Monday. If you plan to experience the eclipse with your child after picking them up, please plan on driving to a safe spot away from traffic. 

  • Signal Showcase will be rescheduled due to early dismissal from inclement weather earlier this week. Our tentative reschedule date will be April 29th from 5:00 - 6:30pm. We will communicate more details soon. 

  • State testing begins in two weeks! Our students and staff are ready, Please continue to remind your child to charge their chromebook every night. Testing can only take place on school issued chromebooks. 

  • High School Parents:  Get this event on your radar for you and your high schooler to attend!  Set a reminder in your phone! Chattanooga Coast to Coast College Fair is Thursday, April 11 from 6:30-8:30 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Nearly 90 college representatives will be there! https://www.coasttocoastcollegefair.com/ 

  • Attention all middle school students! Tickets for the Signal Mountain talent show Signal's Got Talent will be on sale at Lunches! Tickets are $1 and Signal's Got Talent will be April 10th during DS.  Don't delay, get your tickets now! See your StuCo representative at lunch today!

  • Registration is now OPEN for our annual Dash & Bash fundraiser! Your family won't want to miss this day of fun-filled activities supporting Signal schools. DASH in the Mountain Mile Fun Run, then join us at a BASH like no other, featuring inflatables, activities, and delicious bites from food trucks! CLICK HERE for details and advance ticket pricing. We can't wait to see you there! 

  • Juniors and Seniors, Prom 2024! Is on Friday, April 12th from 7:00-10:00 at the Tennessee Aquarium. Online ticket sales will open on the school website next Monday and in-person sales will take place during high school lunches on April 8th-11th. Guest Forms are now available for pick-up in the front office and are due back no later than Monday, April 8th. Please see Mrs. Shaw if you have any questions.

  • Seniors!  Are you interested in speaking at graduation?  Check your Managebac email for a message from Mrs. Whitney about the process to apply.  Speeches are due by April 16th at midnight.  If you have questions, see Mrs. Whitney. 

  • Get ready for your students next sports season by getting your physical scheduled. CLICK HERE to see information on a sports physical offering from Erlanger Sports Medicine. 

  • The Student Council Senior Class Officers are selling Class of 2024 T-Shirts for only $5.00 each! Fill out the Google Form (sent through MB messages) to place your order by Wednesday, April 3rd.  Your $5.00 will be due no later than Friday, April 26th. We will have tables set up during lunches to collect the fee, and T-shirts will be distributed at the Senior Picnic on Friday, May 3rd. Please contact Mrs. Robertson if you have any questions. 

  • Prom season is here and one way to help make it an affordable event for everyone is explained on this flyer. Thank you to HCS for organizing this for all students!

  • SMMHS is starting a weightlifting club! If you are interested, fill out this form. Thank you!

  • The Hamilton County Schools librarians and Chattanooga Public Library present the 4th annual Reading Challenge! From February 1st through April 30th, all students and staff are encouraged to participate, with prizes awarded for the top 10 student and top 5 staff readers! See Ms. Wade for more information!

  • 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. 

  • April is a month full of many celebrations and recognitions. April is Arab American Heritage Month, Autism Acceptance Month, and many others.  SMMHS honors and celebrates our diverse community population. It takes all of us to make SMMHS a wonderful place to learn and grow! 

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 www.hcde.org/parentportal 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

  • Registration is now OPEN for our annual Dash & Bash fundraiser! Your family won't want to miss this day of fun-filled activities supporting Signal schools. DASH in the Mountain Mile Fun Run, then join us at a BASH like no other, featuring inflatables, activities, and delicious bites from food trucks! CLICK HERE for details and advance ticket pricing. We can't wait to see you there! 

  • 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 www.meftoday.org or email Hilarie Robison at [email protected]. Every donation is appreciated and much needed!

Calendar Items

  • April 11th- IB Art Showcase at the MACC

  • April 12th- Prom

  • April 18th- 21st- Fiddler on the Roof- Spring Musical

  • April 26th- MEF Dash and Bash

  • April 29th- Signal Showcase tentative reschedule date

  • May 17th- 5pm Graduation at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium


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