Red Ribbon Week Activities
October 23 - 31
Monday, Oct. 27 - "Sock it to drugs" - Wear your craziest pair of socks
Tuesday, Oct. 28 - "Shade-out drugs - Wear sunglasses to shade out drugs
Wednesday, Oct. 29 - "Tie it on against drugs" - Wear the craziest tie you can find
Thursday, Oct. 30 - "Team up against drugs" - Wear athletic gear or team jersies
Friday, Oct. 31 - "Hocus pocus, drugs aren't my focus" - Wear orange and black
Canned Goods Drive
Month of October
Bring in canned goods and help your homeroom win an incentive!
W.G. Sanders Middle School
Top Richland One Middle School - Recycled 60.3 lbs
Ranked as Top Middle School in the Midlands!
Sharon Draper Visits W.G. Sanders Middle School
Award winning author and National Teacher of the Year Sharon Draper visited W.G. Sanders Middle School on Friday, October 3, 2014. Our students had the opportunity to hear Mrs. Draper talk about her books, where she gets her inspiration to write her books, and the importance of being active readers. Also, our students were able to participate in a question and answer interview with Mrs. Draper. Sharon Draper is known for her adolescent novels such as Tears of a Tiger, Forged by Fire, Darkness Before Dawn, The Battle of Jericho, Romiette and Julio, and Copper Sun.
Congratulations to Mrs. Feemster, Mrs. Kelly, Mrs. Wallace-Sanders, and Mrs. Yates for receiving the South Carolina Council Teacher of Excellence Award for Social Studies
Teacher of the Year
Classified Employee of the Year
Impact Aid Survey
Richland County School District One is conducting its 2014-2015 Federal Impact Aid Survey. The form should be completed by a parent or guardian and must be returned to school no later than Friday, November 7th.
The Federal Impact Aid Survey provides funding for items such as: textbooks, school supplies and various educational programs. It is essential that the form be returned, as it will determine funding to Richland County School District One through the U.S Department of Education.
Virus/Stomach Bug Prevention
Please make sure your children are washing or sanitizing their hands as often as possible. The nurse suggests having each of them use hand sanitizer upon entering and leaving the classroom to prevent the spread of germs.
Read the article below from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
When and How to Wash Your Hands
Richland School District One's Mission Statement
We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.
W.G. Sanders Middle School's Mission Statement
We are W.G.San
ders Middle School, where our faculty and staff are committed to transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.
W.G. Sanders Middle School, in collaboration with an engaged community, is committed to ensuring that each learner achieves his/her potential in a safe, caring, academically challenging and diverse learning environment that will develop productive citizens for a changing world.
W.G. Sanders Middle School's Beliefs and Values
We believe that...
- All students can learn in an academically challenging environment.
- Collaboration with all stakeholders is needed to ensure success.
- The W.G. Sanders Middle School faculty and staff are change agents in a child's life.
- Purposeful planning enhances student academic growth.