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    School Recognition


    Mary Brooks
     Teacher of the Year

    Ricky Myers
     Classified Employee of the Year

    Congratulations to Mrs. Outten for receiving the $1000 Colonial Life Strong School Teacher Grant.










    Daily Announcements

    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
    For more information, please contact LaKenna Pressley at (803)738-7575 or lpressley@richlandone.org

    Upcoming Events

    Friday, July 31
    6th Grade Orientation
    5:20pm - 7:00pm
    Tue, Aug 4 - Wed, Aug 5
    Montessori Orientation
    9am - 1pm
    Mon, Aug 10 - Fri, Aug 14
    Teacher Workday
    Monday, August 10
    7th and 8th Grade Schedule and Textbook Pick Up
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Monday, August 17
    First Day of School for Students

    Special Events

    Digital Learning Environment (DLE) Parent Session
    May 26, 2015
    6:00pm to 7:00pm
    HERE for additional information!

    W. G. Sanders Middle School
    Growing Literacy
    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
    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


    Lady Tigers Basketball Team!
    Middle School Tournament Champions
    2014 - 2015
     Linda Segars, Coach

    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.