•                                           Boston Butt Sale

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                                                 Click below to order 

                                                  Boston Butt Order


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  •                                          Parent Teacher Conference


                                    Please click below to sign up for Conference

                                                        Parent Sign Up

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  •                                                Administration / Assistant Principal Lisa Grassi

                                Interested in Becoming a STEA2M Supporter??

                                           click link below to find out how

                                                     STEA2M Supporter                  


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  •                                   Stable Sale

                      The SEMS School Store - The Stable has school apparel for sale ONLINE now through October 1st.  Parents may log in to My School Bucks ( to purchase items.  Items will be filled in the order received.  Please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.  Items will be delivered to the student’s homeroom.  If your child is returning from VLO, your items will be available for pickup in the front office.  A pick up date is currently still pending.

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  •                                             CURE Childhood Cancer - Save Childhood Dreams

                                Please click link below if you are interested  

                                       in by a TShirt

                                               Cure TShirt Information


                                 September 30th  Dress Down Day                           

    CURE Dress Down Day: We will have a second dress down day for CURE. This day will be in honor of one of our own SEMS students, Nevae’h Williams, who is currently fighting cancer for the second time. She shows such bravery each day. Students will be allowed to dress down for the day for $2.00 or more donation. Please consider dressing down on Wednesday, September 30th. All donations will go to CURE in honor of our brave student, Nevae’h. She has also created her own YouTube channel to document her journey if you would like to check it out. *Follow all dress code requirements*



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  •                                        Parent Portal      

              If you need your parent portal reset please email


      Parents please do not use your student's portals or reset their passwords.  Students actively use their portals in middle school and high school.  We set them up and teach them how to keep up with their portal information.  Thank you!

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  •                                          School Information

    School Information

    • All visitors to the campus must report to the front Office
    • A picture id is required to sign out a student
    • You must be on the pickup list or parent must send a note to sign a student out
    • NO Transportation Changes will be made after 3:00
    • Cut off time to sign out a student is 3:30 (1/2 days... changes 12:00  sign out 12:15)
    • Late bell is at 8:20, you must be in the building
    • Parents need to sign in late students
    • Any notes requesting to ride a bus must have the address the student is riding to and the route # 
    • For bus route information go to ECBOE websit>transportation>click on the link>key in student id for user and password.  This will give you your bus info
    • If your child is at a school event but not on campus, we must mark them as present not on site.  Please check your portal to see if the absence shows exempt before calling to let the school know your child was marked absent.


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mission & vision

  • Our Mission and Vision
    The mission statement of the Effingham County Schools and South Effingham Middle School is to provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post-secondary success.
    The vision of Effingham County and SEMS is to equip students to compete in our global society as evidenced by ranking in the top 15% of districts in the state of Georgia
    Our Beliefs
     1. We believe all students should graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to attain their career goals
     2. We believe in high expectations for all
     3. We believe data-informed decision making and research
     4. We believe students learn best in a safe and well-maintained environment
     5. We believe in prompt and regular attendance
     6. We believe that continuous growth is a shared responsibility
     7. We believe that open stakeholder communication.
     8. We believe in the power and the benefits of respectful ,responsible choices.
     9. We believe in maintaining qualified, positive, caring staff
    10. We believe that all people should be treated with dignity
    A note from our Principal
    Mustangs are known for their spirit and enthusiasm. Our students excel in the critical statewide testing programs and as a group set and meet high standards of achievement. High expectations are the norm and the proof is in the performance. Read more