•                                          Parent Teacher Conference

      Please click on the appropriate class link below to sign up for your parent teacher conference time


    6.1 - Nail, McClure, Bonorato, Rheberg -
    6.2 - Dixon, Westerfield, Robinson, Upchurch -
    6.3 - Callaway, Brantley, Corbin, Smith -
    7.1 - Cleveland, Cowart, Beam, Finnegan -
    7.2 - Ahouse, Holcombe, Jones, Kirkland -
    7.3 - Caldwell, Klassen, Valentine, Heard -
    8.1 - Amason, Rowe, Spendiff, Elkins -
    8.2 - Cook, Hudelson, Gregg, Grubbs -
    8.3 - Law, Kicklighter, Hightower, Brazell -


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  •                                   STEAM Art Contest

                                             STEAM Art Contest 

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  •                                      see

                                  9/25 "See you at the Pole"  7:15 am

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                                               FFA Fruit Sale !!

                                        Fruit Sale  


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  •                                    Homework App Tutorial

                                 Homework App Log On Tutorial for Parents


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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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                                               special events



      9/23   7th Grade Honey Ridge

      9/27    Dress Down for CURE childhood

                   cancer  3.00  must adhere to county


     10/03   Fall Band Concert SEMS gym

     10/04   STEA2M Art Contest

     10/09  Color Me Krazy Run

     10/10   Harvest Ball 6-8

     10/16   PSAT




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  •                                            club      

                                          BETA             4-00-4:30 Nail

                                           STEAM 9/18      4:00-5:30  Hobbs

                                           EFE  9/20  7:15-8:00 am or after

                                              school until   4:45 Kirkland

                                           FCA      9/20        7:30am Turner Gyn

                                           Book Club            7am Kirkland

                                           TSA  9/26         4-5:00   Sisk

                                           Chess   Mondays 4:00-5:00

                                           4H   9/18  7:30am  Kirkland Chorus

                                           FFA  9/11           7:15 am  Pinson

                                           C2BK    8/21      4-4:45 Donaldson

                                           SC Oly  9/25          4-5  Hobbs


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  •                                                 sports



                          9/23  Volleyball at SEMS playoffs 5:00

                           9/24  Softball at SEMS against WJMS 4:30

                          9/24   Tennis at SEMS against EMS 4:00

                          9/25  Football at the Corral against ECMS 5:00                   

                          9/26   Tennis at RHMS

                          9/27   Tennis at Bryan County Middle

                           10/2 Mandatory Parent Meeting for Basketball

                                     Boys 5:30 in the Gym

                                     Girls 6:15 in the Cafeteria

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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