Honor and Merit Roll
Congratulations to our students that have achieved academic excellence! SAMS 2nd Quarter Honor-Merit 2016-17.pdf 
Calendar Winners
Please keep reading for the list of winning names for the South Amherst Middle School Calendar Drawing. 
Parent Teacher Conferences
Conferences will be held on the evening of February 23rd from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. 
College Credit Plus Parent Meeting
There will be a meeting for students and parents new to College Credit Plus on February 23rd (conference night) at 5:30 p.m. in the gym. This will be the kick off of the the application process for the 2017-18 school year. 
Upcoming Freshmen Parent Meeting
Current 8th grade students & parents are invited to the Upcoming Freshman parent meeting on Thursday, February 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. in the gym at SAMS. Any student who is interested in CCP should attend that meeting (starting at 5:30) as well. 
No School - February 24, 2017
Students will not have school on February 24th due to a Non-Instructional Day. 
Practice ACT
The Practice ACT is being held at the Educational Service Center in Elyria on Saturday March 11th from 8:30-12:00. If this is something you would like to participate in, please get a registration form in the office. There is a $30.00 fee to take the test. See Mrs. Novak if you have any questions. 
Emergency Text Notification
Would you like to recieve emergency text notifications from FLSD? Click here for additional information. 
Introducing SAM Falcon!
SAMS has a new mascot and his name is Sam Falcon! Read all about him here! 
Food Service Announcement
In the event of a snow day on a Tuesday, the lunch menu will feature vendor pizza on Wednesday. If a snow day occurs on Tuesday and Wednesday, vendor pizza will be offered on Thursday. If a two hour delay occurs, breakfast will not be served on those days. 
Winter Athletic Admission
Supporting Firelands athletics has never been easier! Please see the following discounts on admission into winter athletic events: 
Immunization change for 7th graders

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) has announced a special health clinic date to accommodate new vaccination requirements. The LCGHD will be available to assist families on August 15th at their facility. 

Safety & Security
As a reminder, ALL Visitors to the learning environment will undergo security procedures.
Mission Statement created by students
The SAMS Student Advisory Committee created a mission statement! To learn more click here! 

SAMS Mission Statement

At SAMS, we respect ourselves and others.

We always do our best, and we Dare To Be Great.

We realize that everybody makes mistakes,

and we always give a helping hand, while

we are accepting of differences.

At SAMS, we are polite, we are respectful,

we are caring, we are responsible, and we are role models.

We never give up, and WE Never Say Can’t!

Safer Schools
Safer Schools Tip Line
      844-SaferOH        (844-723-3764)
Operated by the Ohio Department of Public Safety- Office of Homeland Security
This anonymous tip line will accept both calls and texts 24 hours a day. This service allows both students and adults to share information regarding any safety concerns with school officials and law enforcement.

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Contact Information
152 West Main Street
South Amherst, Ohio 44001
Phone: 440.986.7021
Fax: 440.986.7022
Office Hours:
7:00 AM to 3:15 PM
School Hours:
7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Serving Students in Grades 6-8
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3501
School Counselor:
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3503
School Counselor/Work and Family Teacher:
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3130
Athletics & Student Services
(440) 986-7021 ext. 
Attendance & Building Clerk
(440) 986-7021 ext.

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you".
B.B. King
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