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    School Recognition

    CONGRATULATIONS

    Mary Brooks
     Teacher of the Year
    2015-2016

    Ricky Myers
     Classified Employee of the Year
    2015-2016



    Daily Announcements

    W.G. Sanders Is Going Digital
    On September 18th and 21st ALL students at W.G. Sanders will receive personal laptops and book bags. Before your child can receive his personal laptop, ALL parents must do the following: Read more...

    W.G. Sanders Text Club
    Keep up with the latest events at Sanders by joining our text club. Send a text to 81010. In the message box, type the following: @wgsand


    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.Sanders Middle School, where our faculty and staff are committed to transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.

    Our Vision
    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.
    We value...
    • Achievement
    • Integrity
    • Creativity/Innovation
    • Accountability

    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


    Parent Corner

    Power School Parent Portal For Grades
     
     
    The website for accessing the Parent Portal
    is
     
    For more information, please contact LaKenna Pressley at (803)738-7575 or lakenna.pressley@richlandone.org

    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, September 1
    Digital Learning Environment (DLE)
    Parent Information Session
    5:45pm-6:15pm
    Open House
    5:00pm-7:00pm

    Monday, September 7
    Labor Day
    Wednesday, September 9
    Lids for Literacy
    Thursday, September 17
    Early Release for Students (1:00 p.m.)
    Friday, September 18
    Interim Reports
    Laptop Distribution Day
    Laptop Distribution Day
    Monday, September 21
    Laptop Distribution Day
    Laptop Distribution Day

    Special Events

                          Open House

    W.G. Sanders Middle School is pleased to invite all parents/guardians to our Open House
    on September 1, 2015, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.
    At Open House, parents will have the opportunity to: 


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    Visit the classrooms
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    Meet Teachers, Staff, and Administrators
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    Receive PowerSchool Parent Portal Information
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    Join PTSO and Become a Volunteer
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    Elect School Improvement Council
         Members (SIC)
    ·    Attend a Digital Learning Environment (DLE)
         Parent Information Session from
         5:45pm-6:15pm

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    W. G. Sanders Middle School
    is
    Growing Literacy
    in
    Our Own Backyard!

    Thank you to these business partners that have donated to our literacy fund!
    Brite Touch Auto Detailing
    Capital City Dentistry
    Conwell's Meat Market
    Dick Smith Ford
    Food Lion
    G & S Janitorial Services
    Harvest Hope
    I Wok Restaurant
    Midland Truck and Auto Services
    One Life to Live Wellness Health Center
    Paul's Auto Service
    Ray's Diner
    Tony Thompson Family Karate
    Upscale Barber Shop
    World Finance Corporation

    For more information contact:  Meredith Baker, Literacy Coach, 803-478-7575, Ext. 3208
    meredith.baker@richlandone.org

     

     

    From the Principal

    I take great pride in being the principal of W. G. Sanders Middle School because of the wonderful staff, students and parents. I continue to be amazed with the rich history of traditions that help prepare students for a successful career in high school. This year we are implementing a wide variety of developmentally appropriate strategies in facilitating the learning for our students. Teachers continue to infuse technology into student lessons, and teachers continue to provide a challenging curriculum for our students. Stop by our parent and community center to find ways in which you can support our community initiatives. Also, take a look at our mission statement, our beliefs and our action plans. Give us feedback as we continue to monitor and enhance our instructional program. I look forward to working with all of you.