Welcome to Salem Middle School's PTA website!
6th Grade: Mr. Jerry Decker
7th Grade: Ms. Katie Catlett
8th Grade: Mrs. Kerri Bridges
Recent News & Announcements
Staff Kickoff Luncheon - Please donate!
The new school year is right around the corner, and the Staff Hospitality Committee is planning their Kickoff Luncheon!! The luncheon is scheduled for July 7th. They will be providing a Taco Bar. They have asked for some help with drinks and desserts. If you are able to provide any items please feel free to sign up!! You can drop nonperishable items off now. Perishable items can be dropped off the morning of July 7th.
Cultural Arts Chair Needed Immediately
Salem Middle School PTA is looking for someone to chair the Cultural Arts program that allows our school to have art programs perform for our students. See position responsibilities below:
Cultural Arts Representatives
Cultural Arts Representatives are volunteers who coordinate arts programming for their schools and serve as the primary liaison between the school and an artist. Cultural Arts Representatives are either parent members of the school's PTA or teachers within the school.
Skills & Experience
Duties and Responsibilities
2017 Cultural Arts Representative Training Sessions (held at United Arts' office): (only need to attend one of these)
PLEASE consider taking on this position so that our school will not lose our grant funding this! Contact Laurie Singh at: email@example.com if you can fulfill this position. Thank you!
General PTA Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, June 29th at 9:10 am in the cafeteria to vote in the New Officers! Please attend!
The PTA will have a short general membership meeting to vote on the new board members for the 2017-2018 school year. It will take place in the school’s cafeteria on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 9:10AM. We are still missing many important positions so please check out the list below.
PTA Positions for 2017/2018 School Year - we need YOU!
There is still a need for more volunteers to help with next year's activities! If you would like to help or want some more information on an open position please contact Laurie Singh at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a list of all positions please click here.
OverDrive Digital Library now available!
The next time your child won’t get off his phone, he might just be reading a book from our new OverDrive Digital Library. Thanks to your support of our winter book fairs and a generous grant from the PTA, we have just launched a start-up collection of popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks using the OverDrive platform. Students are learning how to use the website and app during their library visits over the next few weeks. Please visit the Salem Middle School home page if you want to learn more about this exciting new initiative.
Apex High School PTSA Information
Are your kids going to Apex High School this fall? Get involved at the start! Your student is starting high school. Being involved in the PTSA is a great way for you to know what’s going on at the school. Get to know other parents, the staff and help us do the many great things we do to enrich the learning environment at AHS. The 2017-2018 will be unlike any other year at Apex High School and the PTSA needs to fill several positions to make the transition to Green Level HS go smoothly. There are Executive Board positions, committee chair positions, and some positions are helping existing committee members already in those positions. Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings. Committee chairs are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in any of these positions or have questions, please contact PTSA President Kathi Welch (email@example.com).
Get the scoop on what’s going on at Apex High. The PTSA sponsors Cougar Notes, a weekly newsletter, for the happenings of AHS. Please subscribe here.
Salem Spirit Wear - check out the entire collection!
We just added more of our Spirit Wear items to our online store, for your convenience. Our cozy 50" x 60" Navy Sweatshirt Fleece Blanket with Spartan logo in the corner is perfect to keep you warm during those chilly fall nights for a cool $20.
The order form is available online for downloading or try our new online store at https://squareup.com/store/salem-middle-pta. (Click HERE to see all Spirit Wear items.) If you have any questions, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salem Power Chargers
Recharge your devices on the go, with a Spartan Power Charger for just $10. Available now, in our online store: https://squareup.com/store/salem-middle-pta. (These make great gifts for Salem kids, parents and grandparents!)
@SalemMSWake Tweets Now Available Right Here!
You can now view Salem's Twitter feed right here on our PTA site. Just check out the Twitter Feed page available from the Communications menu or scroll down and look on the left side of this page.
AND...the PTA is now on Facebook!
Please join our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SMSspartanPTA/ to stay informed about Salem PTA programs and updates.
Did you know that the only way to get a directory from the school is by joining the PTA? Have you joined yet? It’s not too late; click here to download a form and send it in today! It’s only $9 for a family and $6 for an individual! The PTA is a great way to stay connected with your child's school. (NOTE: joining the PTA does not automatically volunteer you for anything! :-) )
Box Tops for Student Government
Student Government relies on box tops for education to help pay for events your child will enjoy throughout the school year. We are asking that you please send any box tops you collect with your child to school. Every box top counts!!
Student Government Adviser
From Your Principal
Salem Spirit Rock
The Salem Middle PTA is proud to offer the opportunity to rent the Spirit Rock for a week. For the price of $35 a week you can rent the rock to express Salem pride, wish someone a happy birthday or mark a special occasion. Use this link to sign up for the week you want, or to learn more about how it works:
Raise money for SMS just by shopping!
The SMS PTA has partnerships with several local stores as well as Amazon to raise money for our school just by making purchases. Click to see how to participate!
Calendar - Upcoming Events
Tracks 2, 3, 4 Field Day
General PTA Meeting to vote in new officers: 9:10 AM in the cafeteria
8th Grade Tracks 2, 3, 4 Awards Ceremony 8:45-10:45
Last Day of School for Tracks 2,3,4
Open Campus 2:00-4:00 Meet the Teacher Open House (meet teachers, pick up schedules, buy Spirit Wear, set up lunch accounts, join the PTA, etc.)
Open House Tracks 1,2,3 6:00-7:30pm
Open House Track 4 6:00-7:30pm
(Also be sure to check the Salem Middle School Calendar for a complete listing of school events.)
(If you notice any incorrect information on this website, please send an email to email@example.com. Have suggestions for improving communications? Please email PTA board member firstname.lastname@example.org. Many thanks for your input on improving our communications!)