Friday, December 22, 2017

Holiday Break

Our Presenter, Rob Surette, of Amazing Hero Art & Principal Calichman

We want to wish all of our Swampscott Families a holiday season filled with peace, joy, and happiness. 

Rob Surette of Amazing Hero Art: 
We are incredibly grateful to the PTO for giving our 6th and 7th Graders an assembly to remember! They had the opportunity to watch Rob Surette paint incredible portraits and share his amazing life story.  If you are interested in seeing more of his inspirational work visit:

Upcoming Dates of 2018: 
  • Return from break on Tuesday, January 2nd
  • Midterm Grades Close on Thursday, January 18th
  • Progress Reports will be Available Online on Thursday, January 25th

Big Blue Pride Winners for December: 
5A: Noelle Diehl
5B: Costa Shub
5C: Kira Garipova 
5D: Nathaniel Maher
6A: Victoria Quagrello
6B: Jake Collins
7A: Alenka Swanda
7B: Olivia Foss
8A: Colin Masucci 
8B: Maddie Diehl
Specialists: Grace Reiter 

*Please note that Colin Masucci and Jake Collins are not pictured above.  

Friday, December 8, 2017

Tis' the Season

Our 5th Graders Making Gingerbread Houses
                                  Our 5th graders making gingerbread houses.

Upcoming Events:

Parent Conferences:

Dec 12th from 1-4 - 12:30 Dismissal
Dec 14th from 1-4 and 6-8 - 12:30 Dismissal

Vacation Begins: 
Dec 22nd - 1/2 day ending at 12:00.  Lunch will NOT be served.  See you on January 2nd.

Spread Good Cheer
At Swampscott Middle School, we are constantly reminding our students the importance of kindness.  During the month of December, we would love to have our students extend one act of kindness each day.  

Winter Drive
The SMS Winter Clothing and Winter Gear Drive Has Started! SMS is once again holding its Cradles to Crayons Drive. We are collecting new and gently used:
  • kids' seasonal clothing such as long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, pants, and jeans
  • winter coats and jackets
  • gear such as snow pants, boots, hats, mittens, and gloves. 
Sizes newborn to teen are greatly appreciated. Donations will be collected from 12/1 through 12/20 in our lobby. Questions? Please contact Erica Vanderhoof at

Vaping Awareness

Dear SMS Families, Once again we are reaching out in order to raise awareness and strengthen our community’s prevention efforts pertain...