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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

 

https://contenthub.bvsd.org/Schoolprofiles/Pages/Southern-Hills-Middle-School.aspxhttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/Schoolprofiles/Pages/Southern-Hills-Middle-School.aspx{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}<span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#222222;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Southern Hills is a neighborhood, John J. Irwin School of Excellence Award winning middle school in south Boulder. As a high achieving school with a rich tradition for academic excellence, Southern Hills offers students a high degree of personal attention and a closely knit community based on the school values of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness.  Southern Hills offers accelerated classes in mathematics, language arts and foreign language along with a wide array of electives to provide a well-rounded middle school experience. With strong programs for talented/ gifted and special education students, Southern Hills prides itself on meeting the varying needs of our students.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;background-color:#ffffff;"> <br></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#222222;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">While student learning is always of primary importance, we also value creativity, friendship and mutual respect for the differences in each one of us.  At Southern Hills, there is a school-wide focus on social emotional learning.  There are also many opportunities for students to connect on multiple levels through a variety of student activities, clubs and athletics, </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;background-color:#ffffff;"> </p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#222222;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Southern Hills also has an active and supportive parent community.  The school values the school-home relationship and provides many school-to-parent communication methods that are used to support student success and keep parents informed.</span></p><div><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#222222;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span><br><p>​Southern Hills M.S. growth targets will focus on two different subpopulations for the 2017 - 18 school year.  Special Education students and students in the Free and Reduced Lunch program will be targeted in the areas of Reading, Writing and Math.  Our goal is to improve reading, proficiency for all students at all grade levels.  Specific instructional strategies, which are applicable for all students, will be used in the classroom to address the specific needs of these two groups of students.  In addition, teachers will be receiving ongoing professional development throughout the school year to help them improve their differentiation of both formative and summative assessments.</p><p>SHMS inspires and empowers individuals through innovative, supportive, and engaging learning opportunities to be active and compassionate participants in a global society.​</p>

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Announcementshttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/announcements.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/announcements.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Announcements<p>Get up-to-date information about what is happening at our school.</p>
Contact Ushttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/Contact.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/Contact.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Contact Us<p>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Find school contact and location information here including a map.</p>

 

 

Enrollment & Registrationhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/enrollmenthttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/enrollment{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Enrollment & Registration<p>Find information about enrollment in BVSD and registration at our school.</p>
Staff Directoryhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/directoryhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/directory{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Staff Directory<p>​​Meet outstanding staff at Southern Hills Middle School</p>

 

 

School Calendarhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/calendar.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/calendar.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}School Calendar<p>This calendar provides information about all current events and activities happening at our school.</p>
Health Roomhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/health.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/health.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Health Room<p>Learn about the health room staff and health services provided through our school district.</p>
Principal's Messagehttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/principal.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/principal.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Principal's Message​On behalf of the faculty and staff at Southern Hills Middle School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our school’s website.​
BVSD Resourceshttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/resources.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/resources.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}BVSD Resources<p>​Learn about BVSD programs and resources available to parents and school communities.</p>
Safety & Securityhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/safety.aspxhttp://shm.bvsd.org/About/Pages/safety.aspx{6afa29b4-2819-48a0-ba9b-5a38b2015473}Safety & Security​Students need to feel safe to be able to learn. Boulder Valley School District is committed to the safety and security of our students and staff.