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SAUNDERS MIDDLE SCHOOL'S VISION and MISSION
Our Vision:
Saunders is a professional community dedicated to working collaboratively in a productive and reflective manner to ensure student success.

Our Mission:
In order to inspire student success, staff members, students and families will interact positively, motivate and encourage each other to achieve our best, and participate in on-going analyses so students become productive citizens and contributors in society.


-2014-2019 School Improvement Plan (C) 2014 Saunders Middle Advisory Council

School Hours:  Classes begin each day at 8:10 AM and end at 2:55 PM

2015 Saunders Middle School Yearbooks are available for purchase
Parents, Administrators, Teachers, and Students:

Please order your 2015 Saunders Middle School Yearbook as soon as possible to take advantage of the early bird special discount!!!

Order on-line*:
https://yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/general/displayLanding?portal=true
    or
 SAUNDERS 2015 YEARBOOK
*online orders - There is a $3.50 service charge for online orders.*

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The EARLY SPARTAN special discount is:
$30.00

Personalized Yearbook Pricing (Yearbook with Name on cover):
$35.00 until January 15, 2015

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After January 15, 2015:
Basic Yearbook Pricing: $40.00
Personalized Yearbook Pricing: $45.00
(MAY 1st is the deadline. Yearbooks will be shipped to Saunders on MAY 16th, 2015)

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Yearbook order forms are available at Saunders or by clicking "here"
Please make checks payable to SAUNDERS MIDDLE SCHOOL.
Please return the order forms and payment to Mr. Wilcher in K-4

 
Fall 2014 School Pictures (Fundraiser*)
Fall 2014 School Pictures will be taken during the Encore times for each grade level. Please consider pre-paying on line using the following link.   vosphoto.com/saunders

Thursday, October 16th (A Day)
​8th grade students:  9:45AM-11:10AM**
  **Mrs. Childress's PE Classes // Ms. Sammler's PE Classes**

6th grade students:  11:45AM-1:15PM
7th grade students:  1:20PM-2:50PM

Friday, October 17th (B Day)
​8th grade students:  9:45AM-11:10AM**
  **Mrs. Pannocchia's PE Classes // Mr. Ponn's PE Classes**

​6th grade students: 11:45AM-1:15PM
7th grade students:  1:20PM-2:50PM

(*Fundraiser proceeds will go toward purchasing and installing an electronic marquee at the entrance of the school - Spriggs Road)
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NOTICE REGARDING SPORTS PICTURES:
 
Our photographers (Victor O'Neil Studios - VOS) will photograph every student who wants an individual picture, regardless of whether or not they have an order.
 
Parents can place orders by calling our office, emailing me, or mailing order forms to our office. 
 
I will hold Saunders' order for a week so that parents have more time to place orders. Parents will also be able to order through our website after picture day. The images will be uploaded to www.vosphoto.com/sports in a gallery titled Saunders Middle School Fall 2014 and the password will be sports.
 
Victor O'Neil Studios (VOSPhoto) will add a complementary set of 5x7 individuals for every student who takes an individual photo.

Sport Pictures Dates and Times

10/16 - Football, Cheerleader, Step Team, Boy's Soccer, Girl's Track, Volleyball.
11/14 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Club Pictures.
1/12 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Girl's Basketball
3/13 - After school in Gym - Boy's Basketball

4/16 - on fields - Girl's Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Boy's Track.



 
Saunder's PTSO Night at Panera Bread - Join Us!

Please join Saunders PTSO on the 20 Oct 2014 from 4 - 8pm at Panera Bread (4402 Fortuna Center Plaza, Dumfries VA) for dinner. Panera will donate a percentage of their sales during this event to Saunders PTSO. In order for Saunders to get credit for your order, you must show our flyer (ELECTRONIC or hard copy) when you're ordering. We appreciate your support!

 
Eighth Grade Parent Information Session

Eighth Grade Parent Information Session

*Eighth grade parents are reminded of the Eighth Grade Parent Information Session at Saunders next Monday, 10/13 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the SMS Library. Topics to be discussed include: changes in the eighth grade; general specialty school information and high school scheduling information will be shared. All parents are reminded of the Feb 1st deadline for 8th grade students to apply to a specialty school program (WSHS CFPA program has an earlier deadline of December 12th).

*Also don’t miss the High School Specialty School Information Fair to be held at Gar-Field High School on Monday, October 20th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 p.m.

*The deadline for any 8th grade student to apply to Thomas Jefferson is Oct. 15th. For more information go to: www.fcps.edu/pla/TJHSST Admissions.

Contact Ms. Leonette if you have any questions (leonetj@pwcs.edu). 


Saunders' 2014 Fall Fundraiser -DELIVERY/PICK-UP: Monday, November 17th 3PM-7PM
Dearest Saunders Spartans:

The LAST DAY TO SUBMIT ORDER FORMS AND/OR MONEY IS FRIDAY, 10/10 by 9AM.

THE ORDER FORMS WILL BE MAILED TO BELIEVE BY 12:00 NOON.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR AWESOME SUPPORT FOR THIS YEAR'S FALL 2014 FUNDRAISER!!!



They'll be busy fulfilling all of our orders so they'll arrive to Saunders on MONDAY, November 17, 2014
Students will be permitted to take home small orders on the bus.

Students with large orders are asked to arrange an after-school ride from school or in the evening.
The fundraiser orders have to be picked up before 7:00PM on November 17, 2014.

Some orders will contain perishable food, cookie dough, etc. and either a refrigerator/freezer may be needed. The school cannot accommodate refrigerating and/or freezing perishable food items.
PLEASE plan to be at the school between 3PM-7PM.

The K Hallway /door 2 will be the entrance to K-6 where all orders will be staged for pick-up on November 17, 2014.

 

As of Wednesday, 10/8/14 $ 32,444.11 in cash/checks!
$ 3,815.00 in online orders

a 40% profit will yield $14,503.00
a 50% profit will yield $17,748.00


 



 

SHOP ON LINE!!!

 


 

WALKERS USING The RHODE ISLAND walking path (football field/track side)...
Dearest Saunders Parents and Students:

... will be re-routed THROUGH the baseball field (sand and/or grass), due to the major construction being done to our field(s) and students may run the risk of injuring themselves or damaging their clothing.

 
School Hours and Bus Schedules
Students can enter the building at 7:45 am and  must be in their homeroom classes by 8:05 am.  The school day ends at 2:55 pm.  Click here to see the 2014-2015 Saunders Bus Schedule
Concussion Training Solutions
Parents and Students...we are so sorry for the many students and parents who were having issues with the on-line concussion training.
1) Students are allowed to practice today, Thursday, September 4th.
2) Friday afternoon will be the deadline for accepting the concussion training certificate..
3) Parents and students MUST do this training together!
5) Participants cannot fast forward through the sections to get to the quizzes faster. The program is designed to prevent this action by participants.
 
Saunders Middle School - PBISV Traits

SPARTAN GUIDELINES FOR succesS: PreparAtion / Responsible / integriTy / Accountable / eNgaged 

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Click HERE for a copy of our PBISV matrix

Saunders chooses "Healthy Choice Vending"
http://commonhealthvending.healthychoicevendor.com/

We are what we eat!!!
We choose to eat healthier at Saunders Middle School.
This is one more step in the right direction of our parents, administrators, teachers, and students' wellness.










 
Concussion Training 2014-2015
Concussion Training  2014-2015 School Year 
Thursday, Aug 28 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, Sept 3 @ 7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 4 @7:00pm
Monday, Nov 10 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, Jan 7 @ 7:00pm
Thursday, Jan 15 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 18 @ 7:00pm
Saunders Middle Cafeteria


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