"Principal's 2019-2020 Welcome Email & Attachments"


Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, and Friends,

As the 2019-20 school year quickly approaches, we hope that this summer has brought you the much needed time to rest and renew your energies. It is truly our honor and privilege to serve as the administrative team of SMMS, and we return once again with a qualified and dedicated team of teachers and support staff. The following is some important information that you will need in the upcoming weeks.

• Address: 160. N. Canon Ave. , Sierra Madre CA 91024

• Phone: (626) 396-5910 • Website: smms.pusd.us

• Office Hours: 7:30 - 4:00pm • August 1 – Math Placement Exam (8:00am)* *For incoming 6th graders who are new to PUSD

• August 3 – School Holiday (Admissions Day)

• August 5 - Late registration will take place in the main office

• August 7 - Teachers return for Professional Development

• August 9 - 5:00 – 7:00 pm. –Welcome Back To School Event!

• August 12 - First day of school for all students. (School begins at 7:40 am!)

Our teachers and staff have been preparing over the summer, and many members of our team committed themselves to refining their craft through a variety of professional development opportunities. This fall, we will once again be calling upon your support for our SMMS Annual Fund. We welcome this opportunity to collaborate with our school community, in providing a comprehensive middle school program that supports a high achieving, safe and nurturing, and creative culture for every one of our students. It promises to be yet another amazing year for the Hawk Nation!

Garrett Newsom Grace Luces Herrera Principal Assistant Principal