October 2021 Newsletter

Wrestling practice and Girls Basketball tryouts begin on October 18th.  You must have a physical turned into the office before you can tryout or practice.

Star Valley Middle School

October 2021 Newsletter

Important Dates & Upcoming Events

10/1 –  No school

10/2 – Football @ Westside 12:00pm

10/2 – Volleyball @ Kemmerer 10:00am

10/5 – Football @ DMS 3:30pm

10/7 – Cross Country @ Fort Bridger 4:00pm

10/7 – Volleyball @ Rich 4:00pm

10/8 – No school

10/9 – Volleyball @ Rock Springs 10:00am

10/15 – No school

10/18 – 1st Practice Girls Basketball & Wrestling

10/18 – 10/22 – Red Ribbon Week

10/22 – Fall Dance

10/23 – Middle School Band and Choir Honor Clinic @ Evanston

10/27 – Choir Concert @ SVHS 7:00pm

10/28 – Halloween Dress Up

10/29 – No school

10/30 – Girls Basketball @ Rock Springs 10:00am

10/30 – Wrestling @ Green River 12:00pm

Stay Connected with SVMS

Like us on Facebook  – Star Valley Middle School @svmswarriors

Follow us on Instagram – starvalleymiddleschool

Visit our website – svms.lcsd2.org

*Changes to schedules and events at SVMS are posted on these sites regularly

SVMS Robotics Club

SVMS Robotics will get underway starting Wednesday, October 13th, after school. Wondering if you want to participate or what it is all about? Watch Vex Robotics Competition Tipping Point: 2021-2022 game reveal - Students design, construct, program and drive robots in a competition, competing against other students in grades 7-12. Practices will be on Wednesdays for two hours after school. Competitions are on Saturday (Dec-Feb), usually three of them, dates to be determined. Space in Robotics Club is limited. If interested, see Mrs. Johns in the Computer Lab to get sign-up information.

Football Schedule

Oct 5 – SVMS @ DMS, 3:30pm

7th Coaches: Brian Nichols – Reed Pebbles – Kade Wilkes – Jeff Anderson

8th Coaches: Joe Hale – Kevin Waldron – Jeff Greenwood

Volleyball Schedule

Oct 2 – Volleyball @ Kemmerer, 10am

Oct 7 – SVMS @ Rich, 4pm

Oct 9 – Volleyball @ Rock Springs, 10am

Coaches: Kalin Schwab – Isaac Mayes – Cori Engelhardt

Cross Country Schedule

10/7 – Cross Country @ Fort Bridger 4pm

Coaches: Tami Parry – Joe Wetzel

Yearbook – Yearbook – Yearbook!!

If you would like to purchase a yearbook for the 2021-2022 school year, please go to the parent portal on Infinite Campus and select SCHOOL STORE.  Click on SVMS Yearbook and put it in the cart.  You can purchase a yearbook from August 23rd through the end of April 2022.  If you have any questions, please call the office at 307-885-5208

Don’t forget to send summer activity pictures to kalin.schwab@lcsd2.org

CLASSY – a continued focus at SVMS

Count Your Blessings – Look for the Good – Acts of Kindness – Self-Motivation – Service – You are Valued

CLASSY a self-improvement and kindness program founded by former SVMS Principal, Kem Cazier, continues to be a pillar at SVMS. CLASSY is used in Stars classes through journaling, self-reflection and behavior expectations. Along with CLASSY, administration and teachers will be using the 8 Keys of Excellence to support CLASSY behaviors. The keys include:

  • Integrity – Match behavior with values
  • Failure Leads To Success – Learn from mistakes
  • Speak With Good Purpose – Speak honestly and kindly
  • This Is it! – Make the most of every moment
  • Commitment – Make your dreams happen
  • Ownership – Take responsibility for actions
  • Flexibility – Be willing to do things differently
  • Balance – Live your best life
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Home of the Warriors

Red Ribbon Week – October 18 – 22

Movie Monday: Watch out for drugs!

Hats, washable hair dye, face paint and no weapons

Twin Tuesday: Double up against drugs!

Find a twin and dress alike (hats allowed)

Red Wednesday: Wear red so you’re not high in the head!

Wear as much red as you can (hats allowed)

Tropical Thursday: Don’t be in the high!

Hats, sunglasses and face paint

Formal Friday: Stay fly, don’t get high!

Boys – Collared Shirts 

Girls – Dresses, skirts, or dress pants

Tardy Policy 2021-22

After a student’s third tardy they will lose their lunch time and will eat lunch in the office. 
If a student gets a fourth tardy they will lose their lunch time and RIF.
If a student gets a fifth tardy they will not be able to attend that months celebration whether it is a dance or a donut social. 




Halloween Dress Up Rules:

October 28

 No masks
No weapons
Nothing Inappropriate