South Effingham Middle

Engaging learners for future success.


  • Congratulations to our Pageant Winners!

    "The Miss SEMS Pageant was this past Saturday on the 24th.  The pageant had 18 contestants who sure knew how to bring a little sparkle to the stage!  These girls displayed their beauty and talents in competition to be crowned Miss SEMS 2021!  Students aged from 6th grade to 8th grade competed to be crowned various titles.  The winners were as follows, Miss Carey Dallas won the Academic Award, Miss Erin Dumas won the Spirit of SEMS Adward, Miss Makenzie Douberley won the People’s Choice Award, Miss Brooke Godbee won the Most Photogenic Adward and Miss SEMS 2nd Runner-Up, Miss Zoey Brinson won Miss 6th Grade, Miss Emma Meadows won Miss 7th Grade, Miss Carsyn Genens won Miss 8th Grade, Miss Brooke Godbee won 2nd Runner-Up, Miss Addison Brown won 1st Runner-Up, and your Miss SEMS 2021 is Miss Makenzie Duncan! SEMS would love to thank everyone for their notable contributions to the pageant!

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District's Vision, Mission, and Beliefs

  • Our Vision

    Engaging learners for future success.

    Our Mission

    Make every moment count because every student matters.

    We Believe

    • student engagement is key to success
    • in high expectations for all
    • that learning is a shared responsibility
    • in supporting the whole child
    • a positive, caring staff makes a difference
    • in safe learning environments
    • everyone should be treated with respect